Friday, October 10, 2014
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)., 2 Comments
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.
Thursday, October 9, 2014
Tens of thousands of people held protests in Mexico on Wednesday, joining tearful families of 43 missing students demanding their return amid fears a police-backed gang executed them.
Hong Kong's embattled leader faces a "huge integrity problem", opposition politicians said Thursday as they called on him to explain why he kept large payments from an Australian company secret.
Another oil scandal broke yesterday, as it was discovered that Cheng-I Food Co. Ltd. (正義股份有限公司), a subsidiary of Ting Hsin Group (頂新集團), mixed animal feed oil with cooking oil and sold it for human consumption. Investigators said that the mixed oil could do damage to the human body, and affected products were removed from shelves in markets all over Taiwan., 3 Comments
President Ma Ying-jeou on Wednesday named a former vice president to represent him at the upcoming APEC summit in Beijing, effectively ending hopes of a meeting between him and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping (習近平)., 1 Comment
Two Americans and a German won the 2014 Nobel Prize for Chemistry on Wednesday for laying the foundations of an ultra-powerful microscope that allows the study of tissue at the molecular level.
European Union leaders headed to Milan Wednesday for an emergency jobs summit that was set to be overshadowed by a deepening split over the rules governing the euro.