Friday, August 22, 2014
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) yesterday said that 15 out of 423 tested veggie food products were found to contain animal-derived components in the three-year investigation of veggie food products on the market.
The main opposition party yesterday called upon the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) to launch a detailed investigation into the alleged information leak by former MAC deputy minister Chang Hsien-yao (張顯耀).
Taiwanese pitcher Wei-yin (陳偉殷) Chen grabbed a record 13th win in an MLB season Wednesday as the Baltimore Orioles completed a three-game sweep over the Chicago White Sox.
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) Minister Wang Yu-chi (王郁琦) confirmed yesterday that former MAC Deputy Minister Chang Hsien-yao (張顯耀) has indeed betrayed confidential information and was reported for his actions.
A chief prosecutor at the Taipei District Prosecutors Office said Wednesday that his office has begun an investigation into the alleged marijuana use by Taiwanese actor Kai Ko (Ko Chen-tung, 柯震東) in China.
Keelung prosecutors yesterday summoned and questioned 18 city councilors — more than half of the total number — as suspects in an alleged case of corruption involving a public construction project.
Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chu (陳菊) stressed the Kaohsiung City Government's position again in removing pipelines around the gas explosions area yesterday, saying that the action is based in law and there is nothing more important than citizens' safety.
A student who did not take the Comprehensive Assessment Program (CAP) exam was admitted to Cheng Kung Senior High School (CKHS, 成功高中) based only on his “multidimensional learning performance” and “enrollment sequences” through the second round of exam-free admissions, yesterday.
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP ) Chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) yesterday called for the nation's “careless and incompetent” government to be replaced by government with vision and qualified policies, while announcing that the DPP is going to make final push for the November general election.
Very few conscripts that have undergone or are undergoing compulsory four-month military training are found to have violated laws or military discipline, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) said.