Breaking News, World News and Taiwan News.
Sunday Post Sample PDF
Subscribe Sunday Post
 
 
 Taiwan Sat Sun Mon Tue
North Taiwan Weather Taiwan Weather Taiwan Weather Taiwan Weather
17-26 19-28 18-23 17-24
Central Taiwan Weather Taiwan Weather Taiwan Weather Taiwan Weather
18-29 19-28 17-28 17-30
South Taiwan Weather Taiwan Weather Taiwan Weather Taiwan Weather
22-29 20-30 20-30 20-30
East Taiwan Weather Taiwan Weather Taiwan Weather Taiwan Weather
20-25 19-26 19-26 20-26
 
  GLOBAL MARKETS 5-minute delay   
Source : Money DJ
 
 
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Obama broadens mission in Afghanistan
President Barack Obama has quietly approved guidelines in recent weeks to allow the Pentagon to target Taliban fighters in Afghanistan, broadening previous plans that had limited the military to counterterrorism missions against al-Qaida after this year, U.S. officials said.
Deadlocked international talks aimed at defusing a 12-year standoff with Iran over its nuclear ambitions entered their cliffhanger final weekend Saturday, days before a deadline.
Taiwan's efforts to establish free trade agreements (FTA) with other countries have stalled, with the international community beginning to doubt Taiwan's ability to ratify negotiated agreements following the public's strong opposition to the cross-strait service trade pact, according to a U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission statement in a recent report to the U.S. Congress.
President Ma Ying-jeou said Friday that Taiwan is on the right track in its push for trade liberalization, but he added that the progress has not been fast enough, citing the stalled Cross-Strait Trade in Services Agreement as a cause of Taiwan remaining far behind South Korea, its main competitor.
Taiwan -- Stalled China trade pact causing nation to fall behind S. Korea: Ma
Obama vows 'more fair and just' immigration to US
Pledging to fix America's "broken" immigration system, U.S. President Barack Obama offered five million undocumented migrants protection from deportation Thursday, allowing families to emerge from the shadows and seek work permits.
China's central bank on Friday unexpectedly cut benchmark interest rates for the first time in more than two years, as authorities seek to prop up flagging growth in the world's second-largest economy.
Friday, November 21, 2014
Obama offers protection from deportation to 5 million illegal immigrants
Pledging to fix America's "broken" immigration system, President Barack Obama offered five million undocumented migrants protection from deportation Thursday, allowing families to emerge from the shadows and seek work permits.
Japan's lower house dissolved for snap election
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dissolved the lower house of Japan's parliament Friday, forcing a snap election in an apparent bid to shore up support for his scandal-plagued government so that he can pursue his policy goals.
 > Japan
Taiwan is ranked the best place to start a business in Asia, ranking No. 8 out of 130 countries in the world, based on the recently released 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Index (GEI).
The Taipei District Prosecutors' Office (TDPO) yesterday said it was seeking the death penalty for stabbing suspect Chang Yen-wen, who allegedly stabbed his ex-girlfriend to death after failing to convince her to remain in their relationship on Sept. 22; prosecutors said that despite the cruel nature of the killing, Chang has not shown any regret for his actions.
 > Local
 > Taipei
Manufacturing activity in China stagnated in November, British banking giant HSBC said Thursday, warning of "significant" pressures on the world's second-largest economy as its key purchasing managers' index (PMI) hit a six-month low.
U.S. consumer prices were unchanged in October as a fourth straight decline in gasoline costs helped to keep inflation at bay.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
1
  
< Prev
   Calendar  
News Topics
    Taiwan
    Arts & Leisure   Business
    China-Taiwan Relations   Foreign Affairs
    Foreign Community   Local   National
    China
    Business   Local   National
    World
    Africa   Americas   Europe   Middle East
    Asia
    Australia   India   Indonesia   Japan
    Korea   Malaysia   New Zealand
    Pakistan   Philippines   Singapore
    Thailand   Vietnam   Asia: Other
    Regional News
    Business
    Asia   Global Markets   Americas
    Europe   Middle East   Africa
    Sports
    American Football   Baseball   Basketball
    Boxing   Golf   Hockey   Motor Sports
    Pool   Rugby   Skating   Soccer   Tennis
    Volleyball   Olympics   Sports: Other
    Life
    Automotive   Discover   Environment
    Fashion   Offbeat   Science & Technology
      Arts & Leisure
      Arts   Books   Celebrity News   Food
      Lifestyle   Movies & Films   Music
      Music
      Health
      Aging   AIDS   Allergies   Arthritis / Pains
      Cancer   Children‘s Health   Cold & Flu
      Diabetes   Eye Health   Genetics   Heart
      Hypertension   Infectious Diseases
      Medicine   Mental Health
      Nutrition & Fitness   Oral Hygiene
      Pregnancy & Menopause   Sexual Health
      Skin & Beauty   Stroke   Surgical News
      Health: Other
 
Sitemap | Top Stories | Taiwan | China | Business | Asia | World | Sports | Life | Arts & Leisure | Health | Editorial | Commentary | Travel | Movies | TV Listings
Classifieds | Bookstore | Getting Around | Weather | Guide Post | Student Post | English Courses | Subscribe | Advertise | About Us | Career | Contact Us
Copyright © 1999 – 2014 The China Post. Breaking news from Taiwan, China and the world.
The China Post  Terms of use