Thursday, April 24, 2014
Should his hunger strike render him unconscious, anti-nuclear advocate Lin Yi-hsiung (林義雄) will be rushed to the hospital regardless of his wishes, local media outlets reported yesterday.
Referendum Alliance leader Tsay Ting-kuei (蔡丁貴) yesterday was released by the police with limitation on his residence after being questioned for attempting to push the barricades away in front of the Legislative Yuan on Tuesday night.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA, 食品藥物管理署) released its latest border inspection report yesterday, which listed the most recent efforts in confiscating and preventing contaminated foreign goods from entering Taiwan.
A Taiwanese police officer yesterday found a purse containing more than NT$1.3 million (US$42,883) worth of jewelry at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport and returned it to the owner, a Hong Kong tourist.
Strong earthquakes that have recently shaken other parts of the world do not have implications for seismic activity around Taiwan, the Central Weather Bureau's Seismology Center said yesterday.
No “black-box” operations were involved in negotiations over the service trade agreement with China, a Taiwanese official told foreign officials yesterday during a briefing on the controversial cross-strait pact.
The Taiwan Association for Innocence (TAFI, 冤獄平反協會理事) held a press conference yesterday, using the first successful case in which a conviction was overturned as a result of DNA re-examination to encourage the government to implement a proper DNA profiling security protocol.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said yesterday that it is keeping a close eye on 96 people who came in contact with a Chinese tourist confirmed a day earlier to be infected with H7N9 avian flu.
Taiwan Immunization Vision and Strategy (TIVS) recently proposed three steps to boost public knowledge of taking vaccinations, a project in line with the World Health Organization's (WHO) World Immunization Week.
A Chinese tourist who fell ill with symptoms similar to those of H7N9 avian flu has tested negative for the virus, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Wednesday.