Tuesday, October 21, 2014
International students in Taiwan named xialongbao (steamed dumplings) their favorite food and the scenic Sun Moon Lake in Nantou County their favorite scenic spot in the country, according to the results of a government poll released Monday.
Transportation Minister Yeh Kuang-shih told legislators Monday that fatality rates for motorcycle accidents involving college students will be publicized on a monthly basis as part of the Ministry of Transportation and Communications' efforts to reduce traffic deaths.
Taiwan's Luo Hsiao-hung won a gold medal in women's 100m breaststroke event by clocking 2:10.51 at the Asian Para Games in Incheon, South Korea Sunday.
Taiwan has taken the delivery of six more AH-64E Apache attack helicopters from the United States, the fifth and final batch of a NT$59.31 billion (US$1.95 billion) order for 30 of the newest Apache model.
Monday, October 20, 2014
The Ministry of Health and Welfare (MHW) received positive results from their investigation of Namchow Group's (南僑) oil products yesterday, stating that Namchow's products are suitable for human consumption.
The manager of a Vietnam-based trading company embroiled in the latest cooking oil scandal in Taiwan admitted Saturday that her company has exported large amounts of recycled oil to Taiwan over the past three years.
Taiwan's largest processed food producer, Uni-President Enterprises Corp. (統一企業), listed Sunday its oil sources for the production of edible oils and animal feed, stressing that it has never imported oil from Vietnam, the origin of controversial oils in the spiraling food scandal.
According to the Central Weather Bureau's (CWB) forecast yesterday, today's weather will be between sunny and mostly cloudy across Taiwan. There may be some rainfall in Eastern Taiwan, Hengchun Peninsula and the mountains in Central and Southern Taiwan.
Taiwan's navy successfully test-fired two anti-ship missiles from a submarine, in the first such exercise since the weapons were acquired from the United States, local media reported Sunday.
The military is working on a new museum on the military history of the Republic of China to be located near the new Defense Ministry headquarters in Taipei, defense officials said Tuesday.