Saturday, October 11, 2014
The Changhua County Public Health Bureau (CHSHB, 彰化縣衛生局) yesterday stated that after tracing the purchasing information of Cheng-I lard oil (正義香豬油), the CHSHB found a factory that has been outsourced by I-Mei Foods Co. (義美食品) ) to be using potentially problematic lard oil in their products.
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The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded jointly Friday to 17-year-old Pakistani Malala Yousafzai, who survived being shot in the head by the Taliban, and to India's Kailash Satyarthi for their championing of children's rights.
A maritime accident occurred last night, as the Taiwan Ocean Research Institute vessel Ocean Researcher V sank in waters southeast of Penghu, with 8 crew members still missing as of press time.
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The International Monetary Fund stepped up its warnings over a possible eurozone recession Thursday, pressing governments like Germany to spend more for reverse a stall.
Friday, October 10, 2014
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un apparently missed a key political event Friday, extending a month-long absence that has fuelled rampant speculation about his physical and political health, although South Korea believes he remains in full control.
The case of 43 Mexican students missing since an attack by gang-linked police took another grim turn Thursday with the discovery of new mass graves where suspects said some were buried.
Ting Hsin CEO Wei Ying-chung (魏應充) yesterday announced his resignation from his current leadership posts as chairman of Ting Hsin Group (頂新集團) and its two other subsidiary companies, Cheng-I Food Co. Ltd. (正義股份有限公司) and Wei Chuan Foods Corporation (味全食品工業股份有限公司).
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The silhouette of a hand on a cave wall in Indonesia is 40,000 years old, showing that Europe was not the birthplace of art as long believed, researchers said on Wednesday.
Patrick Modiano of France, who has made a lifelong study of the Nazi occupation and its effects on his country, won the 2014 Nobel Prize in Literature Thursday for what one academic called "crystal clear and resonant" prose.
Tokyo summoned a Seoul envoy Thursday to protest after a Japanese journalist was charged with defamation in South Korea over a story about President Park Geun-hye.
Crunch talks between Hong Kong democracy protesters and the government were called off Thursday just hours after demonstrators vowed to ratchet up their occupation of key parts of the city if their demands were not met.