Saturday, April 25, 2015
A bottled water manufacturer in Kaohsiung City has been discovered to be selling bogus mineral water made from unlicensed underground water resources, prosecutors said Friday.
One of the largest stamp exhibitions in Asia kicked off Friday in Taipei, showcasing some 1,000 frames of stamps from 24 nations with a total value at NT$1.5 billion (US$48 million).
A mechanic has been acquitted in a case where two people died in an elevator accident in Kaohsiung about 18 months ago, according to the district court in the southern city.
A training program aimed at cultivating professional medical personnel from Taiwan's partner countries and improving the quality of medical services in these ally nations kicked off earlier this week, the Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund (ICDF, 國合會) has announced.
South Korean star Kim Woo-bin arrived in Taiwan on Friday to meet and greet local fans at an event in Taipei on Saturday.
Taiwan ranked 38th in the 2015 World Happiness Report, up four notches from last year.
Japanese low-cost carrier Vanilla Air said Friday it will launch a campaign starting 2 p.m. to provide Taiwan-Japan tickets for as low as NT$800 (US$26).
Taiwan's Wu Ching-kuo, an executive member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and president of the International Boxing Association (AIBA), was elected vice president of the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) in Sochi, Russia Wednesday.
Shares in Taiwan closed above the 9,900-point mark Friday on expanded turnover as investors rushed to pick up large-cap electronics stocks following a rebound staged by the tech-heavy Nasdaq overnight, dealers said.