Saturday, October 10, 2015
"I will respect the Central Standing Committee's (CSC, 中常會) decision," wrote the current Kuomintang (KMT, 國民黨) presidential candidate, Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱), in a text message to KMT Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) yesterday.
Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), chairwoman and presidential candidate of the opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), visited the Cabinet Office building (內閣廳府廳舍) in Japan yesterday, nearing the end of her four-day "friendship tour."
More than a thousand students, alumni and teachers joined a protest at Hong Kong University (HKU) Friday evening as anger mounts over political interference in the city's education system.
Friday, October 9, 2015
Traffic controls will be implemented on the nation's freeways to cope with anticipated spikes before and during the Oct. 9-11 Double Ten holiday weekend, the National Freeway Bureau said Thursday.
Volkswagen's U.S. chief revealed he knew more than a year ago that the group's cars possibly breached pollution rules, as he prepared to apologize Thursday before Congress over the massive scandal.
Belarussian writer Svetlana Alexievich won the 2015 Nobel Literature Prize on Thursday, honored for her work chronicling the horrors of war and life under the repressive Soviet regime.
Thursday, October 8, 2015
The Kuomintang (KMT) Central Standing Committee (CSC) yesterday passed a motion to convene an extraordinary national party congress in a move to oust current presidential candidate Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱) as the party's nominee.
Doctors Without Borders called for an independent and unprecedented fact-finding mission on Wednesday to investigate a U.S. airstrike on a hospital run by the medical aid group in Afghanistan that killed at least 22 people.