Thursday, October 23, 2014
Vietnam's Department of Trade and Industry has formed an inter-agency team to check on a Vietnam-based trading company embroiled in the latest cooking oil scandal in Taiwan.
The Hong Kong Centre for Food Safety (HKCFS) called for consumers to stop eating four brands of Taiwanese pork floss yesterday, as the products are made with Cheng-I's (正義) tainted cooking oil.
A Taiwanese fishing vessel was looted by armed pirates in international waters east of the southern Philippines on Tuesday but there were no casualties, the boat owner said Wednesday.
Taiwanese bestselling writer and film director Giddens Ko (九把刀) admitted Wednesday that he has cheated on his girlfriend after he was photographed entering a motel with another woman.
The pilot of an AT-3 trainer aircraft twice rejected appeals to eject to safety as he tried to maneuver his aircraft clear of residential communities following a mid-air accident on Tuesday, a decision that cost him his life, the Air Force said.
When Ms. Chang was 35 she was diagnosed with lupus. In the winter, her hands would turn purple and become very stiff. After a year of visits to the doctor, she was finally diagnosed.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) lowered a health advisory on travel to Nigeria from “alert” to “watch” Wednesday because the country has been announced Ebola-free by the World Health Organization (WHO).
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
The Taipei District Prosecutors' Office (TDPO) indicted 13 people, including former Chairman of Ting Hsin Oil & Fat Industrial Co. (頂新製油實業) and Wei Chuan Foods Corporation (味全食品) Wei Ying-chung (魏應充), as well as Wei Chuan General Manager Chang Chiao-hua (張教華), over the Ting Hsin oil scandal on charges of fraud, forgery and violating the Act Governing Food Safety and Sanitation yesterday.
An R.O.C. Air Force AT-3 trainer jet pilot was killed yesterday following a crash over Kaohsiung City after his aircraft collided with another AT-3 during routine training, the Air Force said yesterday.
Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) announced yesterday in the Legislative Yuan that the upcoming New Year holiday will officially be extended into a four-day long weekend.