Alkaline water bottles hoodwinking consumers

    The Consumers’ Foundation has urged people not to be fooled by bottles which allegedly produce alkaline water when shaken, as its latest tests...

Magnesium pegs may cut surgery

    A National Cheng Kung University research team said they have developed a magnesium-based compound with medical applications that the human body can absorb...

Guidelines approved for medical care, reform

    New guidelines to provide greater comprehensive medical care nationwide and to deepen reform to cover urban and rural residents alike with universal healthcare...

Japan suspends trade talks with Taiwan

    Japan has refused to resume discussions on an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with Taiwan until it lifts a ban on food imports from...

Three prosecuted for medical waste trade in east China

    Three people face criminal charges for trading more than 3,000 tonnes of medical waste, in eastern China's Jiangsu Province, some of which was...

Smog day afternoon

    Electric bike rider wearing masks to protect themselves from exhaust wait at an intersection during a heavily polluted day in Beijing, Sunday, Dec....

We’re not buying it: KMT on ‘nuke food’ pledge

    The Kuomintang (KMT) on Friday resolutely rejected the government's vow to keep food products from Japan's nuclear-affected areas banned until inspections are tightened,...

Soy sauce prices ‘confusing’

    The Consumers’ Foundation yesterday said a random inspection of soy sauce products in stores uncovered great price variations, including two items that both...

FDA to tighten inspections after banned products found

    Food products imported from Japan will be inspected individually, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Monday, following the discovery of banned...

China fines Medtronic US$17 million

    Medical device maker Medtronic has been fined US$17 million by Chinese anti-monopoly regulators in the latest effort by Beijing to force down what...
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