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Ting Hsin executive indicted

Ting Hsin executive indicted

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) ? Prosecutors indicted Ting Hsin International Group executive Wei Ying-chung Tuesday and demanded a heavy sentence for him in an edible oil
Pesticides found in tea in Taiwan m...

Pesticides found in tea in Taiwan market

While levels of pesticide residues were within limits set by health authorities, the number of different residues is worrying
KMT to appeal ruling in Wang Jin-py...

KMT to appeal ruling in Wang Jin-pyng tiff

KMT spokesman says the case goes to the heart of the party's right to maintain discipline in its ranks
U.S. dollar closes higher on Taipei...

U.S. dollar closes higher on Taipei forex (update)

Taipei, Oct. 23 (CNA) The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Thursday, gaining NT$0.012 to close at NT$30.405 after
Taiwan-Slovakia working holiday pro...

Taiwan-Slovakia working holiday program launched

Taipei, Oct. 23 (CNA) A working holiday program between Taiwan and Slovakia was launched Thursday, with young adults interested in
Four Chinese men detained for illeg...

Four Chinese men detained for illegal work

Taipei, Oct. 23 (CNA) Investigation Bureau officials alleged Thursday that a Chinese man illegally brokered three of his countrymen

RFI

ASIA-PACIFIC: Japan's disaster a re...

ASIA-PACIFIC: Japan's disaster a regional concern

Japan Self Defence Force members prepare to transfer to hospital workers who were exposed to radiation
Reuters

Japan's earthquake and tsunami dominate regional headlines as concerns grow over the humanitarian situation, and workers continue the struggle to control radiation leaks at the damaged fukushima plant.

 

ASIA-PACIFIC: Horror in Japan, US-P...

ASIA-PACIFIC: Horror in Japan, US-Pakistan relations

A man outside an identification center near a mortuary in Miyagi, northern Japan, 19 March 2011
Reuters/Yuriko Nakao

This week, a Japanese horror story, and Pakistan-US relations move one step forward, several steps back.

ASIA-PACIFIC: Tragedy in Japan, Pak...

ASIA-PACIFIC: Tragedy in Japan, Pakistan, Bangladesh

A man is saved from the wreckage caused by Japan's earthquake
Reuters/Kyodo

Japan is struck by earth and sea quake; Pakistan's internal strife and confusing poverty alleviation, politics and justice in Bangladesh with the case of Grameen bank founder Muhammad Yunus.

ASIA-PACIFIC: Grameen sacking, Indi...

ASIA-PACIFIC: Grameen sacking, India, Pakistan,

Grameen Bank's Mohammad Yunus in Milan in 2011
Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images

A hazy outlook for the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh, allegations of corruption directed at an anti-corruption boss in India, heavy sentences in 2002 Gujarat train-fire case and killing religious understanding in Pakistan.

ASIA-PACIFIC: New Zealand quake, Fr...

ASIA-PACIFIC: New Zealand quake, Franco-Malaysian business

A family watches as their earquake-damaged home in Christchurch is demolished, 26 February 2011
Reuters/Tim Wimborne

The effects of the big eartquake in New Zealand this week; asking why rebels in Afghanistan choose Kunduz province; and looking at what makes Franco-Malaysian business turnouver.

ASIA-PACIFIC: Musharraf arrest warr...

ASIA-PACIFIC: Musharraf arrest warrant, Philippines peace talks, and China, the pouncing tiger

A man holding a portrait of Benazir Bhutto at a makeshift memorial in Liaquat Bagh in Rawalpindi on 31 March
Reuters

Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf says he will not comply with a warrant for his arrest over alleged links to the murder of Benezir Bhutto; the Philippino government resumes peace talks with communist-led rebels after six years, while China becomes the world's second largest economy, overtaking its Asian neighbour Japan.

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FDA requests recall of 8 Ting Hsin ...

FDA requests recall of 8 Ting Hsin products

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA, ???) requested that Ting Hsin International Group (??????) remove eight beef tallow products from shelves as a precaution yesterday, as the imported beef tallow from Ting Hsin's Vietnamese supplier Dai Hanh Phuc Company (?????) has not been officially proven suitable for human consumption.
Taiwan's unemployment rate could fa...

Taiwan's unemployment rate could fall below 4%: DGBAS

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - The unemployment rate for 2014 could fall below 4 percent as the local economy is on the road to recovery, the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS,????) said Wednesday.
Executive Yuan's food safety office...

Executive Yuan's food safety office opens

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - The Executive Yuan's new food safety office officially opened yesterday, staffed with prosecutors to speed up the process of rooting out tainted food production.
Vietnam is investigating oil export...

Vietnam is investigating oil exporter linked to scandal

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - 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.
Hong Kong recalls Taiwanese food pr...

Hong Kong recalls Taiwanese food products over most recent oil scandal

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - 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 (??) tainted cooking oil.
NHI for mainland students passes 1s...

NHI for mainland students passes 1st reading

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - The Legislature yesterday passed the first reading of the National Health Insurance Act amendment, which called for National Health Insurance (NHI) coverage for mainland Chinese students studying in Taiwan.

Taiwansnews.net

Thai golfer Pavit earns Asian Tour ...

Thai golfer Pavit earns Asian Tour spot

Thailand's Pavit Tangkamolprasert became the second player following Chinese Taipei's Chan Shih-chang to earn playing rights for the remainder of 2014 Asian Tour golf season after putting up stellar ...
Taiwan shares close down 0.2

Taiwan shares close down 0.2

Taipei, Oct. 23 (CNA) Taiwan shares closed down 17.76 points, or 0.2 percent, at 8,731.07 Thursday on turnover of NT$61.70 billion (US$2.03 billion). (By Frances ...
Military to review Thunder Tiger fl...

Military to review Thunder Tiger flight maneuvers after fatal crash

Taipei, Oct. 23 (CNA) The military will review the flight maneuvers performed by the Air Force's Thunder Tiger Aerobatics Team to determine if any adjustments are needed, Defense Minister Yen ...
Presidents top national security ai...

Presidents top national security aide attends legislative hearing

Taipei, Oct. 23 (CNA) King Pu-tsung, widely known as President Ma Ying-jeou's most trusted confidante, attended his first legislative hearing Thursday since assuming the position of National ...
AT-3 phase-out being studied by Air...

AT-3 phase-out being studied by Air Force

The ROC Air Force's precision flying team, the Thunder Tigers, has won a sterling international reputation for their flying skills, but the aircraft they fly, the twin-jet AT-3 trainer, has seen ...
Taiwan EU to hold 5G technology con...

Taiwan EU to hold 5G technology conference

Brussels, Oct. 22 (CNA) Taiwan and the European Union are scheduled to hold a conference Friday for future cooperation in fifth generation (5G) telecommunications technology. A delegation organized ...

Yahoo

NCKU: Microfilm Competition To Be O...

NCKU: Microfilm Competition To Be Open to Chinese Learners in Taiwan

The National Chinese Microfilm Competition, ?Taiwan through my eyes? launched by Chinese Language Center of National Cheng Kung University , southern Taiwan, is now acc
Taiwan remains popular destination ...

Taiwan remains popular destination among expats: HSBC

TAIPEI, Taiwan - Thanks to friendly locals, an affordable cost of living and decent health care, Taiwan is ranked as the eighth most popular destination among global expats, based on the Expat Explorer Report 2014 released by HSBC. Among all the countries surveyed, Taiwan stands out for how well expats integrate into local life. An overwhelming 93 per cent say they enjoy experiencing Taiwanese ...
Taiwan notebooks ? 3Q 2014

Taiwan notebooks ? 3Q 2014

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Taiwan remains popular destination ...

Taiwan remains popular destination among expats, says HSBC

Thanks to friendly locals, an affordable cost of living and decent health care, Taiwan is ranked as the eighth most popular destination among global expats, based on the Expat Explorer Report 2014 released by HSBC
Taiwan's food safety office ope...

Taiwan's food safety office opens amid scandals

TAIPEI, Taiwan - The Executive Yuan's new food safety office officially opened yesterday, staffed with prosecutors to speed up the process of rooting out tainted food production. Aside from transferring officials from the Executive Yuan, the Ministry of Health and Welfare (MHW), the Council of Agriculture (COA) and the Ministry of Economic Affairs, the Taiwan High Prosecutors Office lent its ...
Taiwan considers permanent armed sh...

Taiwan considers permanent armed ships for disputed South China Sea island

By Michael Gold TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan is considering stationing armed vessels permanently on a disputed South China Sea island, officials said, a move bound to renew friction in a region claimed almost wholly by China, with Vietnam already dismissing such a plan as "illegal". The potentially energy-rich Spratly islands are one of the main flashpoints in the South China Sea, with claims also ...

TaipeiTimes

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Taiwan News Quick Take

Deactivation of generators causes c...

Deactivation of generators causes concern for supply

Male black bear carcass found in Ta...

Male black bear carcass found in Taitung County

Ministry launches higher-education ...

Ministry launches higher-education fair in LA

Tourists allow boy to urinate in bu...

Tourists allow boy to urinate in busy eatery

Volunteers needed at schools

Volunteers needed at schools

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