RT-Mart fined by judge for selling explosive Heran TVs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Hsinchu District Court judges ruled recently that one of the nation's largest retailers, RT-Mart (大潤發), and big Taiwanese TV manufacturer HERAN (禾聯) need to compensate a...

Businesses feel pinch of new labor law amendment

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- Some business sectors are reporting a rise in costs as a result of the new "one fixed day off and one flexible rest day" (一例一休) system, with convenience stores estima...

Nuked natto: Taiwan recalls fermented soybean products from Japan

Despite a ban on food imports from five Japanese prefectures said to have been affected by radioactive contamination, soy sauce packets from these areas were found packaged with different fermented so...

Un responsable français n’est pas à l’aise sur le respect de ses collègues taiwanais

Un responsable français qui est à Taiwan depuis trois ans a fait l'éloge de la bonne sécurité publique, la sympathie des gens et de ses belles montagnes, mais il...

French manager is not used to deference of Taiwanese colleagues

A French supervisor who has been in Taiwan for three years praised Taiwan for its good public security, friendly people, beautiful mountains, but said he felt uncomfortable with his Taiwanese colleagu...

Taiwan orders recall of 10 oatmeal products containing pesticide

Taipei, May 26 (CNA) Ten oatmeal products, including four Quaker brand products imported from the United States, have been recalled in Taiwan after they were found to contain an agricultural pesticide...

Beheading suspect besieged by angry crowd

The man suspected of beheading a four-year-old girl in Taipei on Monday morning was besieged in the afternoon by an angry public who tried to batter him as he was being transferred from a local police...

Taiwan joins global 'antibiotics off the menu' campaign

Taiwan's consumer protection authorities launched an initiative Tuesday to encourage the country's food suppliers to stop selling meat and fresh food products containing excessive antibiotics, in resp...

High sulfur dioxide levels found in seafood

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Excessive levels of sulfur dioxide and other restricted chemical substances were found in seafood sold at major supermarket chains, reports said Tuesday. A total of 12 items w...

Citrus-flavored Mountain Dew drinks ordered to be pulled from shelves

Taipei, Nov. 12 (CNA) Health authorities on Thursday ordered the hypermarket chain RT-Mart to pull all citrus-flavored Mountain Dew soda drinks from its shelves, after an inspection found traces of ...