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Ting Hsin verdicts condemned

By Alison Hsiao

The pan-green and pan-blue camps shared a rare moment of solidarity yesterday, with politicians from both sides attacking the not guilty verdicts handed down on Friday by the Changhua District Court to Ting Hsin International Group (頂新集團) executives accused of being criminally culpable over 2013’sFULL STORY

OBITUARY: Taipei Times founder Lin Rung San passes away at home aged 76

May 27, 1939 ~ November 28, 2015 Mr Lin Rung San (林榮三), founder of the Taipei Times and its sister newspaper the Liberty Times, passed away at 2:30pm yesterday as a result of a tumor in combination with heart and lung failure. Following treatment by aFULL STORY

Shooting kills three at US family planning center

A gunman opened fire at a prominent family planning center in Colorado, killing three people and wounding several in a standoff that dragged on for five hours before he surrendered on Friday. An usually busy area of snow-covered Colorado Springs was placed on lockdown into theFULL STORY

Japan to resume research whaling in Antarctic: media

Japan is to resume research whaling in the Antarctic by the end of March next year, local media reported yesterday, despite a call by global regulators for more evidence that the expeditions have a scientific purpose. The move came after a one-season suspension of its huntingFULL STORY

Japan launches jets after detection of 11 Chinese aircraft

Japan scrambled jets after 11 Chinese military planes flew near southern Japanese islands during what Beijing said was a drill to improve its long-range combat abilities, reports said yesterday. The airplanes — eight bombers, two intelligence gathering airplanes and one early-warning aircraft — flew near MiyakoFULL STORY

Wei Ying-chun found not guilty2015-11-28

By Yen Hung-chun and Jake Chung

Defendants in an adulterated cooking oil case that shook the nation last year, including former Ting Hsin International Group (頂新集團) executive Wei Ying-chun (魏應充), were found not guilty of breaching the Act Governing Food Safety and Sanitation (食品安全衛生管理法) by the Changhua District Court yesterday. The ChanghuaFULL STORY

DGBAS cuts its forecast for GDP growth this year2015-11-28

By Lauly Li

The government yesterday cut its forecast for GDP growth this year to 1.06 percent, down 0.5 percentage points from the 1.56 percent projected in August due to persistent weakness in external demand. For the first three quarters, the economy grew 1.26 percent from a year earlierFULL STORY

Legislature passes several welfare changes2015-11-28

By Alison Hsiao

The legislature yesterday passed several welfare bills, but resolved to put off a controversial draft bill proposing to register Chinese studying in Taiwan for the National Health Insurance (NHI) program in the face of a Taiwan Solidarity Union (TSU) caucus threat to boycott the session. AmendmentsFULL STORY

Russia, France to tighten anti-Islamic State effort2015-11-28

The presidents of France and Russia on Thursday agreed to tighten cooperation in the fight against the Islamic State (IS) group. The group has claimed responsibility for deadly attacks against citizens of both France and Russia in recent weeks: the Nov. 13 shootings and suicide bombingsFULL STORY

IS supporters killed in the Philippines2015-11-28

Eight members of a gang that pledged allegiance to the Islamic State (IS) group were killed in a firefight with military personnel in the southern Philippines, officials said yesterday. The hour-long battle took place on Thursday in Palimbang, a remote town in the nation’s south. The militantsFULL STORY

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