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Taiwan finds pesticides in U.S. cereals

By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday it had found excessive levels of pesticides in ten types of breakfast cereals for...full story
updated 2016-05-26 07:38 PM
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Taiwan finds pesticides in U.S. cereals
By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday it had found excessive levels of pesticides in ten types of breakfast cereals for....Fullstory

2016-05-26 07:38 PM

ASE, SPIL to form holding company

Central News Agency

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc. (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries Co. (SPIL), Taiwan's two biggest integrated circuit packaging and testing services providers, said Thursday that they....Fullstory

2016-05-26 08:53 PM

Number of listed firms on TWSE rise from 7 to 900 within 54 years

Central News Agency

Fifty-four years after the market became operational in 1962, the number of listed companies on the local main board rose from seven to 900, according....Fullstory

2016-05-26 08:50 PM

Taiwan shares end flat

Central News Agency

Taipei, May 26 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan closed little changed Thursday as the broader market fell into consolidation mode after making a strong showing in....Fullstory

2016-05-26 05:54 PM

Magnitude 4.2 earthquake shakes Hualien

Central News Agency

Taipei, May 26 (CNA) A magnitude-4.2 earthquake off the coast of Hualien County rocked eastern Taiwan at 3:17 p.m. Thursday, according to the Central Weather....Fullstory

2016-05-26 05:35 PM

Taiwan seeking to reduce ecological impact of alien bird

Central News Agency

Taipei, May 26 (CNA) Taiwan is taking steps to deal with the problem of an introduced bird species that is causing an ecological disaster in....Fullstory

2016-05-26 05:12 PM

U.S. dollar closes lower on Taipei forex

Central News Agency

Taipei, May 26 (CNA) The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Thursday, shedding NT$0.076 to close at NT$32.576. Turnover....Fullstory

2016-05-26 04:53 PM

Taiwanese-American throws hat into California governor race

Central News Agency

Incumbent California State Treasurer John Chiang (江俊輝), who is of Taiwanese descent, has recently announced his bid in the next California gubernatorial election that....Fullstory

2016-05-26 03:16 PM

Taiwan delivers protest letter to WHA over 'one China' reference

Central News Agency

Taiwan's health minister has delivered a protest letter to the World Health Assembly (WHA) to complain about its reference to the "one China" principle....Fullstory

2016-05-26 03:16 PM

S&P sees Taiwan's 2016 GDP grow by weak 1.8%

Central News Agency

Taipei, May 26 (CNA) Standard & Poor's, a U.S.-based ratings agency, said Thursday that Taiwan's gross domestic product is expected to grow just 1.8 percent....Fullstory

2016-05-26 03:08 PM

Taiwan's new fishery chief vows to restore offshore fishery resources

Central News Agency

The new head of Taiwan's Fisheries Agency said Thursday that he will push for policies aimed at restoring fishery resources in the waters around Taiwan. Chen....Fullstory

2016-05-26 08:54 PM

China state media blasted for 'sexist' remarks about Taiwan president

Central News Agency

An article published Tuesday by a Chinese Communist Party-linked newspaper has sparked outrage over its sexist comments about Taiwan's new president Tsai Ing-wen, whom the....Fullstory

2016-05-26 08:51 PM

Taiwan, Nevada ink reciprocal driver's license accord

Central News Agency

Taipei, May 26 (CNA) Taiwan has signed a reciprocal driver's license agreement with Nevada, the 17th U.S. state with which Taiwan has forged such an....Fullstory

2016-05-26 05:54 PM

Tsai unused to reading prepared texts when meeting foreign guests Tsai unused to reading prepared texts when meeting foreign guests

Central News Agency

Taipei, May 26 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen said Thursday that the thing she has felt most unaccustomed to in the week since she assumed office....Fullstory

2016-05-26 05:51 PM

President Tsai to apologize to Taiwan's indigenous people Aug. 1

Central News Agency

Taipei, May 26 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen will apologize on behalf of the government to the country's indigenous people on Aug. 1, Indigenous Peoples' Day,....Fullstory

2016-05-26 05:35 PM

TWSE trading on Thursday

Central News Agency

The weighted index on the Taiwan Stock Exchange opened at 8,400.89 points today. After moving between 8,376.60 and 8,410.74, the index closed at 8,394.12 points,....Fullstory

2016-05-26 04:53 PM

Slow Apple sales could affect Taiwan's contract electronics output

Central News Agency

Taipei, May 26 (CNA) The Market Intelligence and Consulting Institute (MIC) under the government-sponsored Institute for Information Industry said Thursday that slower sales of Apple....Fullstory

2016-05-26 04:04 PM

Youbike service begins test run in Hsinchu

Central News Agency

Youbike in Hsinchu began a test run Thursday, joining the nine other cities and counties in Taiwan that provide bike rental services to the....Fullstory

2016-05-26 03:16 PM

Premier wants reforms in response to public expectations

Central News Agency

Premier Lin Chuan (林全) said Thursday that there is no phase-in period for the new Cabinet and that it should step up its push for....Fullstory

2016-05-26 03:15 PM

Taiwan shares close down 0.02%

Central News Agency

Taipei, May 26 (CNA) Taiwan shares closed down 2.08 points, or 0.02 percent, at 8,394.12 Thursday on turnover of NT$64.08....Fullstory

2016-05-26 03:04 PM

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