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Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) pointed out yesterday that one of the “Taiwan Green Mark” laundry detergents — Lion Cold Water Wash — was found to contain an excessive amount of formaldehyde, thereby failing to meet the requirements for green products in a sampling inspection of detergent products.
All offices of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) will be closed on Monday, September 1, in observance of Labor Day in the United States, according to an AIT press release.
Taiwan -- Air Force jets flyover is set to feature at baseball game
A military jet flyover will be staged before a local professional baseball game tomorrow in northern Taoyuan County to honor R.O.C. service personnel ahead of Sept. 3, Taiwan's Armed Forces Day, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) announced yesterday.
Chinese military aircraft trespassed into Taiwan's aerial identification zone several times on Monday, the R.O.C. Air Force confirmed yesterday.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC, 台積電) is holding a charity summer camp titled “Love, Hope and Rebuild” from Aug. 25 to 27 for children who went through the Kaohsiung gas explosions.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
TransAsia Airways (TAA, 復興航空) yesterday held a conference and proposed paying up to NT$14.9 million in compensation to families for each person killed in the GE-222 plane crash, which is the highest compensation offered in Taiwan's aviation history.
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The Taipei District Prosecutors Office (TDPO) yesterday imposed a residential restriction on former Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) Deputy Minister Chang Hsien-yao (張顯耀) who stands accused of disclosing confidential information.
Former Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) Deputy Minister Chang Hsien-yao (張顯耀) yesterday went to the Taipei District Prosecutors Office (TDPO) to help clarify allegations concerning an alleged information leak, with the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) voicing worries over false evidence.
Labor groups yesterday slammed the government for keeping the minimum monthly wages under NT$23,500 as recent wage hikes were not enough to keep up with labor productivity and the increasing earnings per share (EPS) of the nation's companies.
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Although electricity will be in much shorter supply in the future, the government will not raise electricity prices in this year or the next, said Minister of Economic Affairs Woody Duh Tyzz-Jiun (杜紫軍) yesterday.
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