Sunday, April 13, 2014
The Ministry of Health and Welfare (MHW) recently announced that the regulations on the amount of baking powder that contains aluminum residue will be revised based on the different types of processed foods.
The National Heath Insurance Administration (NHIA, 中央健康保險署) held a charity event in Kaohsiung yesterday to celebrate the 19th anniversary of the implementation of the National Health Insurance (NHI, 全民健康保險) program.
Warm weather is forecast to prevail throughout Taiwan during the weekend, with daytime temperatures likely to hit over 30 degrees Celsius in the western half of the country, the Central Weather Bureau said yesterday.
A Filipino worker has been arrested in connection with the death of a grocery store owner in Luzhu Township in Taoyuan County after allegedly stabbing the merchant in the neck with a screwdriver, a police spokesman said yesterday.
Saturday, April 12, 2014
The first legislative session meeting held after the protesting students left only lasted for seven minutes after all drafts of a bill supervising cross-strait agreements were submitted to the Legislature's Internal Administration Committee (IAC).
Police dispersed dozens of remaining protesters Friday morning as lawmakers prepared to attend the Legislative Yuan's first plenary meeting in more than three weeks.
National Chiao Tung University Principal Wu Yen-hua (吳妍華) yesterday said that the speech in which she apologized for not educating students well was just her personal introspection as an educator.
New Taipei Mayor Eric Li-luan Chu said Friday that recent student-led protests over a trade-in-services pact with China have helped deepen Taiwan's democracy but that the country's democracy now needs to be more carefully examined.
A car wreckage has been discovered in a tree-covered valley on Yangmingshan, Taipei, with a skeleton inside believed to be a man reported missing 11 years ago, according to police.
Kuomintang (KMT) lawmakers have allegedly begun to feel resentful about the feud between President Ma Ying-jeou and Legislate Yuan Speaker Wang Jin-pyng (王金平) after Ma insisted on filing for an appeal regarding Wang's influence peddling case after the student-led protests ended.