Taiwan should expand the use of an early warning system for earthquakes that could give valuable seconds for people to react before deadly quake waves arrive, the island's quake research institute said Thursday.
The Centre for Food Safety has moved to allay local fears that Australian eggs on sale here may have been injected with toxic food dyes intended to make the yolks appear brighter. Strong dosages of chemical food dye additives are believed to raise higher risks of cancer and their sale is banned here.
The escalating violence on Hong Kong's streets and filibustering in the legislature are bringing Hong Kong to a standstill and will destroy its competitiveness, city business leaders and political heavyweights cautioned.
Five days after the search officially ended, the body of a 32-year-old woman was found Thursday, 2.6 meters under the ground of a building that collapsed in an earthquake 12 days ago in Tainan, Taiwan.
Protesters who turned Hong Kong into a battleground on Feb 9 were determined to cause mayhem with flammable liquids and by blocking firefighters, David Lai Man-hin, the city's director of fire services, said on Thursday.