Wednesday, October 22, 2014
The Taipei District Prosecutors' Office (TDPO) indicted 13 people, including former Chairman of Ting Hsin Oil & Fat Industrial Co. (頂新製油實業) and Wei Chuan Foods Corporation (味全食品) Wei Ying-chung (魏應充), as well as Wei Chuan General Manager Chang Chiao-hua (張教華), over the Ting Hsin oil scandal on charges of fraud, forgery and violating the Act Governing Food Safety and Sanitation yesterday.
An R.O.C. Air Force AT-3 trainer jet pilot was killed yesterday following a crash over Kaohsiung City after his aircraft collided with another AT-3 during routine training, the Air Force said yesterday.
Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) announced yesterday in the Legislative Yuan that the upcoming New Year holiday will officially be extended into a four-day long weekend.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) yesterday said that the number of R.O.C. passports reported stolen or lost has continued to drop over the past few years with the introduction of e-passports.
Ting Hsin International Group (頂新), the food company that allegedly added refuse oil to its food products, is facing a new challenge as consumers in mainland China call for a united boycott against the company.
Taiwan High Speed Rail Corp. (THSRC,台灣高鐵) plans to restructure its finances and reduce its debt burden built up from years of losses, the company said Tuesday.
Chang Hwa Bank (彰化銀行) yesterday staged a board of directors meeting that resulted in an adjustment in the company's boardroom composition.
A Taiwanese man and two of his Vietnamese tenants were killed and two others were injured in a fire that broke out early Tuesday morning in a three-story apartment building in Taipei, authorities said.
Chunghwa Telecom Co., Taiwan's largest telecom operator, signed an agreement Tuesday with leading carriers in Asia to build a multi-terabit submarine cable system that will provide direct fiber connectivity to five countries in the Trans-Pacific region.
A motorist who stopped his car in front of the Presidential Office Tuesday in a restricted area was investigated by police, who found a canister of gasoline in his car.