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Far Eastern New Century, Asia Cement fined in China (update)

| November 22, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

Two leading companies of the Taiwan-based Far Eastern Group have been fined a combined 88.62 million Chinese yuan (US$13.89 million) for multiple violations at their factories in China, but Beijing also suggested that politics were involved.In statemen…

China has no right to interfere with Taiwan-Lithuania exchanges: MAC

| November 21, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

Beijing has no right to comment on exchanges between Taiwan and Lithuania, which are a matter between the two countries and nothing to do with China, Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) said in a statement on Sunday.The MAC, which is in charge of c…

Construction companies to be fined after deadly scaffolding collapse

| November 20, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

A Taiwanese construction company, RSEA Engineering Corp., and its contractors face fines of NT$300,000 each following the collapse of scaffolding at a work site in New Taipei Saturday that led to three deaths, according to the Occupational Safety and H…

US congressional bill backing Taiwan IMF bid reintroduced

| November 20, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives reintroduced a bill Friday that would require Washington to pursue membership and meaningful participation for Taiwan at the International Monetary Fund (IMF).The bipartisan bill, titled “Taiwan Non-Discrimi…

New anti-stalking bill clears Taiwan’s Legislature

| November 19, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

Legislators passed a new law Friday aimed at preventing stalking and harassment in Taiwan that subjects violators to a maximum punishment of five years in prison.Passage of the Stalking and Harassment Prevention Act, which was given momentum by a murde…

Court orders arrest of ex-TV host indicted for libel of president

| November 19, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

The Taipei District Court on Friday issued a warrant for the arrest of former political talk show host Dennis Peng (???) after he failed to show for his trial in which he is accused of committing libel against President Tsai Ing-wen (???).The court con…

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