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2015/07/27 | 阿Ken
Formosa Plastics Group Involved in Bribery Scandal
25 employees of the Formosa Plastics Group (FPG) are involved in what is said to be the largest collective bribery scandal in history.
2015/07/26 | Kenzo
Taiwan Men's Pole Vault Athlete Forced to Abandon Match
17-year-old Ye Yao-wen was forced to abandon the match because the airline refused to transport Ye's pole. But it is not the first time this has happened.
2015/07/25 | 阿Ken
Verdict Reached in Taiwan Gutter Oil Scandal
173 manufacturers have suffered damage because of the gutter oil scandal and it has affected businesses all over the island.
2015/07/25 | 阿Ken
Taipei City Mayor Apologizes to Arrested Student Protesters and Reporters
The arresting of the reporters protesting alterations made to curriculum guidelines has initiated controversy concerning freedom of the press.
2015/07/24 | 阿Ken
Mitsubishi Offers More than Six Million US Dollars to Chinese Slaves of WWII
Mitsubishi Materials Corporation has decided to reconcile with Chinese workers that were forced into slave labor during WWII. The total amount of compensation expenses might reach up to JPY$ 8 billion (approximately US$ 6,400,000).
2015/07/24 | Yuan
33 Protestors Break into the Ministry of Education
33 students and civilians protesting alterations made to curriculum guidelines climbed over the walls surrounding the Ministry of Education and broke into the building.
2015/07/22 | Zou Chi
University in Taiwan Develops 3D-printed Animal Prostheses
Animal prostheses are currently imported at a price 30 times higher than 3D-printed ones. The 3D-printed bones also function better and are more authentic than the imported ones that are made from molds.
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.