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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

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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Uni-President used Vietnamese tallo...

Uni-President used Vietnamese tallow

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Nineteen instant noodle products from Uni-President Enterprises Corporation (????) were pulled from shelves yesterday for containing tallow from Vietnam, following the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) issuance of a preventive recall on Oct. 22; Vietnam officials have not yet proven that these oil products are edible.
Pxmart sells expired food items: fo...

Pxmart sells expired food items: former employee

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - A former Pxmart Co. Ltd. (??????) employee, surnamed Chang, revealed that the supermarket chain store has sold expired food items during a press conference yesterday afternoon in Taipei.
Additional dialogue on the way for ...

Additional dialogue on the way for food safety amendments

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Controversial issues regarding punishment for illegal food companies under the Act Governing Food Safety and Sanitation will be deliberated next week.
DPP lawmaker dismisses criticism of...

DPP lawmaker dismisses criticism of MHW chief as misunderstanding

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Chao Tien-Lin (???) on the evening of Oct. 23.
Taichung wins bid to host debut Eas...

Taichung wins bid to host debut East Asian Youth Games in 2019

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Taichung has won the bid to host the debut East Asian Youth Games in 2019, event organizers announced yesterday.
Taiwan needs higher wages, bigger w...

Taiwan needs higher wages, bigger workforce: US strategist

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Taiwan should heed its relatively low wages and decreasing worker participation if it wants to remain competitive, a leading U.S. authority on corporate strategy said Friday in Taipei.

Taiwansnews.net

Uni-President hit by FDA recall

Uni-President hit by FDA recall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Uni-President Enterprises saw 19 of its sauces for instant noodles recalled Friday amid a Food and Drug Administration campaign against beef tallow ...
Ko recruits former Ma deputy

Ko recruits former Ma deputy

Ma Ying-jeou in selecting his eventual city government team. Ko met Bai Hsiu-hsiung, who served as deputy mayor for ten years under both Ma and his predecessor Chen Shui-bian, at a seminar about food ...
Pxmart denies changing expiry label...

Pxmart denies changing expiry labels on meat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Supermarket chain Pxmart Co., Ltd. on Friday denied accusations that one of its stores had continued to sell meat products beyond their expiry date with false labels. The ...
EPA unveils fingerprint technology ...

EPA unveils fingerprint technology to trace source of waste oils

Taipei, Oct. 24 (CNA) The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) has developed a "fingerprint" technology that will enable authorities to trace the source of waste ...
Hon Hais handset subsidiary expects...

Hon Hais handset subsidiary expects rise in capital expenditure

Taipei, Oct. 24 (CNA) The chairman of FIH Mobile Ltd., a subsidiary of Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., expects the company's capital expenditure to grow next year in anticipation of sustained ...
Taiwan must adjust industrial struc...

Taiwan must adjust industrial structure to break trade barriers Ma

Ma Ying-jeou said Friday, stressing that what the country must do now is adjust its industrial structure, and the adjustment must be done as soon as possible. Taiwan must turn itself from an ...

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 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
TRADE NEWS: Keysight Technologies S...

TRADE NEWS: Keysight Technologies Supports B4G/5G Technology Development at National Taiwan University?s High-Speed ...

Keysight Technologies, Inc. today announced sponsorship of the B4G MIMO Lab, part of National Taiwan University?s High-Speed Radio Frequency and mmWave Center. Keysight also announced that is has joined the B4G/5G Technology Forum.
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 ...
Taiwan makers in China less interes...

Taiwan makers in China less interested in additional investment, says TEEMA

Manufacturers set up by Taiwan's citizens in China have become less interested and less willing to make additional investments in China and are instead considering relocating factories to India, Indonesia, Cambodia, Myanmar and Taiwan mainly because of rising costs, according to a survey of investments and risks conducted by the Taiwan Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers' Association (TEEMA).

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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