Thursday, July 31, 2014
The R.O.C. Air Force yesterday refuted a local media report that alleged the Air Force could be responsible for a civilian airplane crash last week on the offshore island of Penghu.
Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) yesterday appeared at the Taipei District Court as a defendant against attempted murder charges filed by activists involved in the March 23 attempt to occupy the Executive Yuan.
Fueled by healthier consumer spending, the U.S. economy grew in the second half of last year at the strongest pace in a decade and more than previously estimated, new government data show.
A defiant Russia dismissed Wednesday unprecedented Western sanctions over Ukraine after Brussels and Washington unveiled the toughest punitive measures against the Kremlin since the Cold War.
An Ariane 5 ES heavy rocket lifted off from South America late Tuesday bearing Europe's fifth and final robot supply ship for the International Space Station (ISS), mission control said.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
An Israeli shelling on a UN school in Gaza killed 20 people early Wednesday, medics said, as Palestinian factions were to head to Cairo to discuss a temporary humanitarian ceasefire.
China's ruling Communist Party has put former security chief Zhou Yongkang -- one of its most powerful men -- under investigation, it said Tuesday, the most senior official to fall for decades.
A mob armed with knives rampaged through part of China's volatile northwestern region of Xinjiang and police responded with gunfire, leaving dozens of people dead in the latest violence blamed on Islamic militants, state media reported Tuesday.
A high school representative team from Taiwan won two medals in RoboCup 2014 held in Brazil this week.
The National Immigration Agency (NIA) yesterday formed a resolution, saying that the exiled Chinese dissident Wang Dan (王丹) has to possess a valid re-entry permit issued by the U.S. before entering Taiwan.
China is investigating Microsoft for allegedly operating a monopoly in its market, the government said Tuesday, as it took aim at the U.S. software giant over business practices.