Monday, September 15, 2014
Dharma Drum Mountain (DDM) Buddhist Temple announced the winners of the fifth Caring for Life Awards on Sunday to show its recognition of people who have fought and overcome diseases and disabilities.
A 60-year-old farmer in Pingtung County was hailed as a hero on Sunday after it was revealed that he was a key figure behind the exposure of the recent oil scandal in Taiwan.
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Electric carts packed with tourists twist and turn their way past farmlands and alleyways, stopping at war museums, former military facilities and scenic spots, giving visitors a glimpse of Kinmen's battlefield history and natural beauty.
Chinese American historian and Tang Prize laureate Yu Ying-shih (余英時) arrived in Taiwan Sunday to participate in an awards ceremony and a series of events to celebrate the first Tang Prize.
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