Thursday, April 24, 2014
Conrado Marrero, the diminutive Cuban right-hander who pitched for the Washington Senators in the 1950s and in 2011 became the oldest living former Major League Baseball player, died in Havana on Wednesday. He was 102, just two days short of his 103rd birthday.
Apple on Wednesday courted investors with stock split plans as hot iPhone sales pushed up profits while underscoring pressure for the company to unveil "the next big thing."
Should his hunger strike render him unconscious, anti-nuclear advocate Lin Yi-hsiung (林義雄) will be rushed to the hospital regardless of his wishes, local media outlets reported yesterday., 3 Comments
The islands at the center of a corrosive row between Tokyo and Beijing are covered by the U.S.-Japan defense alliance, Barack Obama told a newspaper ahead of his arrival in Tokyo Wednesday., 1 Comment
Foreign Minister David Lin (林永樂) yesterday reiterated the R.O.C's sovereignty over the Diaoyutai Islands in the East China Sea.
Greece has reached a major financial milestone that its creditors demanded as a precondition for being granted more debt relief, the European Commission said Wednesday.
A maritime professor who spoke with the third mate who was steering the South Korean ferry before it sank said Wednesday that he suspects there was a problem with the steering gear.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
President Barack Obama--for the first time as an incumbent U.S. president--clearly stated the Senkaku Islands in Okinawa Prefecture are subject to Article 5 of the Japan-U.S. Security Treaty, in a written reply to questions submitted by The Yomiuri Shimbun., 1 Comment
Ukraine's acting president ordered security forces to resume operations in the country's east on Tuesday after the bodies of two people allegedly abducted by pro-Russia insurgents were found and a military aircraft was reportedly hit by gunfire.
Taipei City Deputy Mayor Chang Chin-e (張金鶚) met with Finance Minister Chang Sheng-ford (張盛和) yesterday to discuss municipal and national plans to deal with high real estate prices observed in the market., 3 Comments
Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) yesterday said the issue of whether or not the Fourth Nuclear Power Plant can be operational as scheduled cannot be decided by an individual or a particular group, noting that the nation has to come to a wider consensus., 1 Comment