Saturday, December 7, 2013
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) extended its condolences yesterday over the death of South Africa's first black president and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Nelson Mandela, who passed away on Thursday at the age of 95.
The Nantou County Government yesterday announced an initial land analysis on Cingjing Farm (清境農場), revealing that 20 percent of the land scope possesses a potential high risk from natural disasters; however, the result is very different from the Ministry of the Interior's (MOI) results of 46 percent, which the ministry revealed on Thursday.
Magic Amah, a household cleaning product manufacturer, said yesterday that it will consider suing the Homemakers United Foundation (HUF) for damaging the company's reputation by accusing it of supplying tainted detergent.
An exhibition to showcase Taiwan's achievement in locally developed defense technology kicked off yesterday in northern Taoyuan County, featuring cutting-edge weapon systems developed by Taiwan military's chief research unit.
The Consumers' Foundation (消基會) yesterday released a list of 16 mislabeled produ cts that do not contain the advertised ingredients, the result of a random sampling test at supermarkets and shops.
Reports about Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) losing his temper during Cabinet meetings have sparked speculation that he may be losing control over his ministers.
Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) said yesterday that given the fact that mainland China has never renounced the use of force against Taiwan, all government units should stay alert to escalating tensions in the region after Beijing's recent Air Defense Identification Zone actions.
The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Chairman of the Board of Trustees Raymond Burghardt will arrive Taipei Sunday for a five-day tour, the AIT said yesterday.
A staff member of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT, 美國在台協會) recently stated that Taiwan's law is not applicable to AIT officials while parking his car illegally on Xinyi Rd, Taipei City, according to the Daan Precinct of the Taipei City Police Department yesterday.
Apple Daily's Neihu-based headquarters was struck with an arson attack yesterday afternoon, according to reports.