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2015/07/21 | Yang
On Contact Lenses; Taipei Mayor says, 'The law isn't a reference‘
The Mayor of Taipei says the requirement of prescriptions for buying contact lenses was already issued in 1975, and since the Ministry of Health and Welfare has made a statement, the city government should follow through.
2015/07/21 | Zou Chi
Tea Vendors Need to Label Drinks Starting in Late July
Some vendors criticize that sources of the foods aren't equal to inspection results of the products. Other coffee retailers also point out the new policy does not apply to drinks served in breakfast chains, and the law will lose its significance if it only regulates certain stores.
European Breweries Grabbing Market Shares in Myanmar
When sales decrease in Europe, the continent's largest wineries turn to seek opportunities elsewhere in the world.
2015/07/18 | Sid Weng
Radioactive Rainwater is Drained from Fukushima Nuclear Power Station
With west Japan falling into chaos, the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) says the continuous days of heavy rain has led to the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station emptying sewage with excessive radioactive substance into the sea.
2015/07/16 | Shih Yuan
Work Permit Application Procedure to be Simplified for Overseas Chinese Students
The Ministry of Labor believes overseas Chinese students who choose to stay and work in Taiwan have work-related knowledge, foreign language skills and other professional competence. They are also familiar with their own countries and the Taiwanese society, which complements Taiwanese college graduates.
2015/07/15 | Yuan
Xinbei City to Implement Participatory Budgeting
More than 1,500 cities and communities around the world have enforced participatory budgeting. Since 2009, New York, Chicago and Boston have also carried out the policy.
2015/07/14 | Kenzo
Chinese Tourists Medical Debt Adds up to One Billion NT Dollars
Starting from October 1, Chinese visitors to Taiwan must possess certificate for both travel and health insurance that cover sudden illnesses, or else they will not be issued a Taiwan entry permit.