Monday, September 15, 2014
Taiwan has downgraded its travel alert for Israel to yellow, the second-lowest level on the travel advisory system, as the situation in the Middle Eastern country has stabilized following its ceasefire agreement with the militant group Hamas.
Taiwan-based HTC Corp. edged out Samsung Electronics Co. of South Korea to return to being Taiwan's largest smartphone manufacturer based upon units in the second quarter of this year, according to data released by research house IDC.
Taiwanese tea oil producer Mei-shan Tea Oil Production Cooperative (梅山茶油生產合作社) is keen to develop business opportunities in India, while National Tsing Hua University (NTHU) President Hong Ho-cheng (賀陳弘) is in full support and Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association (CIECA, 中華民國國際經濟合作協會) Chairman Wang Chung-yu (王鍾渝) cautions against rash investments in India, CNA (中央社) reported., 1 Comment
Sunday, September 14, 2014
The boss of a company whose tainted oils have triggered one of the biggest food product recalls ever in Taiwan was detained yesterday, with the Pingtung District Court ordering Yeh Wen-hsiang (葉文祥), chairman of Chang Guann Co. (強冠企業股份有限公司), be detained to prevent him from possibly colluding with witnesses and other suspects, destroying evidence and fleeing the country, prosecutors said., 1 Comment
A former American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) official yesterday urged the Taiwan government to abandon its sovereignty claim to the entire South China Sea based on the so-called nine-dash line, saying such an approach lacks legal or practical sense., 6 Comments
One of the biggest food product recalls in the nation's history continued yesterday as health authorities identified more vendors who used tainted oils., 2 Comments
Richard Bush, a former chairman of the American Institute of Taiwan (AIT), said Friday that the United States “has not been quiet” on Taiwan's past presidential elections and will express its views on Taiwan's presidential election in 2016., 2 Comments
A plan to establish a weather observatory network that would be able to better predict rainfall volumes and thus help avoid natural disasters is progressing well, a local research institute indicated recently.
Taiwan has agreed to freeze a bank account containing some US$16 million, allegedly laundered money linked to Mexican drug cartels, U.S. officials said Friday., 1 Comment
Taiwan has seen its 20th case of measles for this year earlier this month, amid a higher instance of infections of the disease in neighboring countries compared with previous years, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported Saturday.