Wednesday, December 2, 2015
National Taiwan University (NTU, 台大) will lead a boycott against scandal-entangled food giant Ting Hsin International Group (頂新), NTU President Yang Pan-chyr (楊泮池) announced yesterday.
Economics Minister John Deng (鄧振中) warned of the potential impact brought on by the China-South Korea Free Trade Agreement (FTA) yesterday, despite his hopes of successful negotiations on the cross-strait trade in goods agreement.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) welcomed mainland China's yuan into its elite reserve currency basket Monday, recognizing the ascendance of the Asian power in the global economy.
From deserts encroaching on African farmland to rising sea levels shrinking islands of the South Pacific, leaders of poor nations most affected by climate change shared their stories of global warming with leaders of some of the richest on Tuesday.
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Taiwanese passport holders can now obtain visa waivers, landing visas or e-visas to 158 countries and territories after five more countries recently granted Taiwan such privileges, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Tuesday.
Schools in the Chinese capital kept students indoors and parents brought their kids to hospitals with breathing ailments Tuesday as Beijing grappled with extremely severe air pollution for the fifth straight day.
Roch Marc Christian Kabore has won Burkina Faso's presidential election, official results showed, after a year of turmoil that saw the west African country's former leader deposed and the military try to seize power.
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.