Saturday, November 22, 2014
Food and Drug Administration (FDA, 衛生福利部食品藥物管理署) official Yeh Meng-yi (葉孟宜) said that the FDA will ban the use of the additive coal tar in cosmetics starting from Jan. 1, 2015, noting that using products containing coal tar for a long period of time might cause cancer.
The current mild in Taiwan is likely to last until next Tuesday as the seasonal winds weaken and moisture decreases, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Friday.
Taiwan has been ranked 27th in the IMD World Talent Ranking, released Thursday for the first time with the aim of assessing the ability of countries to develop and attract talent to sustain the talent pool available for enterprises.
The loyalty of workers in Taiwan toward their employers has shown signs of weakening, as many of them are unsatisfied with pay and benefits, according to the results of a survey.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台積電) will turn a plant recently purchased from Qualcomm into a facility devoted to the development of the advanced integrated fan-out wafer-level packaging (InFO-WLP) technology, said a Hong Kong-based institutional investor.
In recognition of Siemens Taiwan's efforts to help local manufacturers transition and upgrade, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA, 經濟部) recently singled out Siemens Limited Taiwan as a “Diversified Innovation Partner.”
Friday, November 21, 2014
Taiwan and Japan yesterday signed four memorandums of understanding (MOUs) as parts of their ongoing efforts to enhance ties following the conclusion of an annual bilateral economic meeting in Taipei.
Taiwan's top intelligence chief yesterday urged candidates in the nationwide local government elections scheduled for Nov. 29 to wear bulletproof vests to protect themselves from potential assassination attempts.
About 51,000 foreign laborers arrived in Taiwan between January and October, and the total number of foreign workers has risen to over 540,000 as of October, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Labor (MOL)., 1 Comment
If Taiwan continues to have the same low birth rate as in recent years until 2060, the senior population will be 4.4 times that of children, which could have huge societal consequences, the National Taiwan University Children and Family Research Center (CFRC) said yesterday.