Saturday, November 30, 2013
After alleged influence-peddling aimed to relieve main opposition party Legislator Ker Chien-ming (柯建銘) of legal charges later gave way to a series of political disputes, the Legislative Yuan's Discipline Committee yesterday pronounced Ker clear of all charges.
A defiant State Prosecutor-General Huang Shih-ming appeared in court for the first time Friday as he faced charges of leaking classified information related to an ongoing investigation.
The Cabinet yesterday formed a cross-ministry environmental conservation task force, reportedly vowing to crack down with an “iron fist” on violators.
Supporters and opponents of same-sex marriage and proposed changes to partnership rights are planning separate demonstrations in Taipei Saturday to voice their stances.
Priests and monks joined activists to air their views for and against same-sex marriage in press conferences hosted by lawmakers yesterday, ahead of separate demonstrations in promotion of their own causes in the streets of Taipei today.
In response to criticism by former Minister of Health Yaung Chih-liang's (楊志良), National Taiwan University (NTU) said yesterday that it respects opposing opinions, but achievements of its alumni should not be neglected.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced Friday that a nasal spray for treating osteoporosis that contains the drug calcitonin will be taken off the market on Dec. 1 because of potential cancer risks.
Friday, November 29, 2013
Andrew Chiang (蔣友青), grandson of the late president Chiang Ching-kuo (蔣經國), yesterday was indicted by the Shihlin District Prosecutors Office (SDPO) over allegations that he issued explicit threats against the Taipei American School (TAS).
Investigators are looking for a second suspect in the death of a 3-month-old infant, after the infant's aunt admitted to having added salt to her niece's formula., 1 Comment
Taiwan's Wowprime Group, which owns a series of restaurant chains, signed an agreement Thursday with Putien of Singapore to establish a joint venture, with the aim of developing the vegetarian food market in the Southeast Asian country.