Friday, September 19, 2014
The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) yesterday denied a media report that claimed a Taiwan-made facial mask product was banned from sale in Italy because of the recent tainted edible oil scandal.
Foreign Minister David Lin (林永樂) yesterday said his ministry is considering briefing foreign ambassadors and representatives in Taiwan on the government's responsive measures on the recent gutter oil scandal.
The Republic of China has a legitimate claim to sovereignty in the South China Sea based on the U-shaped 11-dash line, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) official said yesterday.
President Ma Ying-jeou praised the Tang Prize awards Thursday, saying that they showcase Taiwan's soft power and value.
The United States is concerned about Taiwan's treatment of pork imports containing the leanness-enhancing drug ractopamine despite Taiwan's recent progress in seeking trade liberalization, according to a top U.S. trade official at a recent World Trade Organization (WTO) meeting in Switzerland.
Scotland's possible independence from the United Kingdom is unlikely to affect the ruling on the extradition of a runway British fugitive, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) official said yesterday.
An Arab terror suspect arriving from Shanghai has been intercepted at an airport in Taiwan and put on a flight to his home country under police escort, officials confirmed Thursday.
The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Thursday that it could issue a sea warning for developing Tropical Storm Fung Wong the following day.
An upcoming expansion project of Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport will increase the airport's passenger capacity by 5 million people per year, Minister of Transportation and Communications Yeh Kuang-shih said Thursday.