Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Two Taiwanese intelligence officers who were imprisoned by mainland China for nearly a decade were released and returned to Taiwan last month, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) confirmed yesterday.
As a food enterprise came under the spotlight due to a court ruling that acquitted its top officials of charges related to violations of the food safety law, the opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has been pulled into the controversy, accused of being the company's protector.
India's economy grew by 7.4 percent in the second quarter, official figures showed on Monday, outperforming mainland China and slightly ahead of analysts' expectations.
Beijing suffered its worst air pollution of the year on Monday, with monitoring sites throughout the city reporting extremely hazardous levels of pollutants.
After 20 years in a Lakers uniform and a lifetime in basketball, Kobe Bryant determined that his aching body and his passion for the game had both grown weaker than his excitement about the future.
Monday, November 30, 2015
Turkey on Monday sent back to Russia the corpse of a pilot killed when his plane was shot down by the Turkish air force for allegedly violating its air space on the Syrian border, reports said.
Standing completely still, his eyes fixed on the flowers, flags and flickering candles at his feet, Barack Obama paid his own silent tribute to those who died in Paris's Bataclan concert venue.
The Ministry of Finance (MOF, 財政部) will propose new earned income tax credit measures aimed at low- and middle-income working families, which would reduce tax for expenses paid in pre-school education, vocational school fees and long-term care, in the next legislative session, Finance Minister Chang Sheng-ford (張盛和) told reporters yesterday.
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairwoman and presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen continues to hold a commanding lead over her opponents, in the countdown to Taiwan's three-way presidential race on Jan. 16, according to the latest public opinion poll released Saturday.