Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Independent candidate Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) would beat Sean Lien (連勝文) of the Kuomintang (KMT) by a margin of 13 percentage points if the Taipei mayoral election were to be held now, according to a survey released Tuesday.
President Ma Ying-jeou on Tuesday called for the public and relevant government agencies to be on guard against Ebola, a disease that has already killed more than 4,500 people, mostly in Africa.
Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) said yesterday that the Ji Yuan Pu (JYP, 吉園圃) safety label for produce will be terminated by the Council of Agriculture (COA) effective June 15, 2019.
Premier Jiang Yi-huah said Tuesday that marijuana use will remain illegal in Taiwan, a position that is supported by experts and scholars., 7 Comments
Kuomintang Legislator Ting Shou-chung (丁守中) submitted a petition to Taiwan's Constitutional Court on Tuesday requesting a constitutional interpretation on a proposal to change the voting age.
As Premier Jiang Yi-hua stated his acceptance of the Kaohsiung District Court's decision, outrage is rising in other quarters over the inadequate punitive measures imposed on Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
President Ma Ying-jeou called another national security meeting yesterday afternoon, inviting the heads of national security, investigation, police and intelligence to deliberate the food safety issue and follow up on the latest progress in the food safety office, which is expected to be registered as an official government organization this Wednesday., 1 Comment
Taiwan Kaohsiung District Court yesterday issued sentences to Advanced Semiconductor Engineering's (ASE, 日月光) management staff for intentionally leaking industrial waste into the Hou-chin River. The light nature of the sentences provoked protest from both environmental groups and government officials.
To deal with the recent oil scandal, the Council of Agriculture (COA) yesterday established an interim agency to reinforce efforts to track the distribution of 43,000 tons of animal feed oil exported from a Vietnam-based trading company.
Hsuan Chuang University College of Social Sciences Dean Shih Chao-hui (釋昭慧) said that public attacks on the Tzu Chi (慈濟) organization following the boycott of Ting Hsin International Group (頂新國際集團) aim to destroy Tzu Chi and blaspheme against Buddhism., 4 Comments