Sunday, April 20, 2014
Sean Lien won a Kuomintang (KMT) primary yesterday after the final round of internal voting to become the ruling party's candidate for the year-end Taipei mayoral election.
Japan and the United States will pledge to jointly help Southeast Asian nations boost their marine surveillance capabilities, a newspaper said Saturday, as tensions over territorial disputes in the region simmer.
Desperate migrants, suicidal failed business owners, battered women, torture victims and all people suffering in the world were remembered at a torch-lit Good Friday Way of the Cross procession presided over by Pope Francis at the Colosseum.
Former Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said yesterday that she would consider a dialogue with the ruling Kuomintang (KMT) on the construction of the Fourth Nuclear Power Plant.
Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate met with the families of Australian soldiers killed in recent conflicts Saturday and took a front-row fighter jet seat as their tour headed north.
Saturday, April 19, 2014
The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested early Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need -- three of whom were seen lifeless in the drowned vessel by a diver who was unable to get them out.
Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) said yesterday that Legislative Yuan Speaker Wang Jin-pyng (王金平) agreed to have police enter the Legislature's main chamber in response to the March 18 student activist occupation.
Despite continued controversy over the service trade agreement with China, Taiwan could face big trouble without it down the road, according to experts from the International Institute for Management and Development (IMD).
Divers battled strong currents and near zero visibility Friday to finally enter a South Korean ferry two days after it sank, as investigators sought arrest warrants against the captain and two of his crew.
Seven people were killed in a gun battle between border guards and Chinese illegal migrants at a remote frontier crossing in northeast Vietnam, authorities said Friday.