TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - Legislators passed a draft bill yesterday to amend the School Health Act, which would prohibit school lunch providers from serving genetically modified (GM) foods nationwide.

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - Two Taiwanese intelligence officers who were imprisoned in mainland China for nearly a decade were released and returned to Taiwan last month, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) confirmed yesterday.

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - Taiwan's Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) has said that if Chinese retail investors were allowed into Taiwan’s equity market, they would be subject to restrictions and pre-existing security protocols.

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - Taiwan’s semiconductor industry will experience recovery next year on the back of Internet of Things (IoT)-related development, financial giant Barclays has predicted.

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - Last Friday’s not-guilty verdict of Ting Hsin Group’s leaders in the Taiwanese tainted-oil scandals generated high levels of public outrage, as some believed that the conglomerate had bought the law.

BEIJING, China (The Straits Times/ANN) - Chinese e-commerce mogul Jack Ma's reported interest in Hong Kong's newspaper South China Morning Post follows other high-profile investments in mainland China's media sector.

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Solace Sabah, a drug rehabilitation centre that caters to regional clients, has activities such as yoga, snorkelling, parasailing, and even river cruises alongside their counselling and workshops in programmes that help people to treat their psychological dependence on drugs.

WASHINGTON, United States (The Straits Times/ANN) - More Asian actors are landing major roles in hit shows, winning fans and critics alike, in shows such as Fresh Off The Boat and Quantico.

CHIANG MAI (The Nation/ANN) - France’s Institute of Research for Development (IRD) and Chiang Mai University’s Faculty of Associated Medical Sciences collaborate to launch a pilot anti-HIV project.

BEIJING, China (The Straits Times/ANN) -China's online health market has a huge potential, but experts warn against overheating from the flood of new entrants and capital into the market.