Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Iraqi MPs approved a new cabinet on Monday but key security posts remained unfilled, as America's top diplomat prepared to visit the region to build a coalition against jihadists.
Cooler weather on Monday slowed the spread of a wildfire that forced the helicopter evacuation of dozens of people from the famous Half Dome rock in Yosemite National Park.
With inspections connected to the polluted oil scandal underway, more well-known companies have been implicated for using tainted oil., 5 Comments
Pineapple buns and dumplings have been pulled from the shelves in Hong Kong as authorities investigate whether they contain gutter oil from Taiwan, where concerns are growing over a food safety scare, officials said Monday.
Japan's economy shrank more than estimated in April-June, revised data showed Monday, piling pressure on the government to delay another sales tax hike, while the central bank faces calls to expand its stimulus.
China's trade surplus surged to a record US$49.8 billion in August, figures showed Monday, as imports saw a surprising fall and export growth slowed in a further sign of softness in the world's second-largest economy.
World number one Serena Williams won her 18th Grand Slam title at last, overpowering Caroline Wozniacki 6-3, 6-3 on Sunday to capture her sixth U.S. Open crown.
Monday, September 8, 2014
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) stated yesterday that if food manufacturers, shops and restaurants are found continuing to use polluted lard products from Chang Guann (強冠) and Gossho (合將), they will be fined between NT$60,000 and NT$50 million starting from 12:00 a.m. on Sept. 8., 1 Comment
Kong Yen Biotech Co. Ltd. (Kong Yen, 台灣工研), one of the biggest and most famous food manufacturers in Taiwan and owners of the "Gassho" brand held a press conference yesterday acknowledging its involvement in the polluted oil case, apologizing to consumers and promising to recall all affected products as soon as possible., 2 Comments
Heavy fighting around flashpoint cities in eastern Ukraine on Sunday threatened the collapse of a tenuous truce between government forces and pro-Russian rebels less than 48 hours after it came into force.