Sunday, January 24, 2016
A deadly blizzard with bone-chilling winds and potentially record-breaking snowfall slammed the eastern U.S. on Saturday, as officials urged millions in the storm's path to seek shelter -- warning the worst is yet to come.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday hailed a "new chapter" in relations with mainland China after talks with mainland China leader Xi Jinping, who is touring the region to boost Beijing's economic influence.
President Ma Ying-jeou said Saturday that peace is the foundation for Taiwan's democratic system and stressed the importance of peace across the Taiwan Strait and in its democracy., 3 Comments
Saturday, January 23, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO -- Google will pay about $140 million in British back taxes in a concession driven by a shift in how the Internet company will measure its success in the United Kingdom. The amount translates into 130 million pounds.
KASSERINE, Tunisia -- Tunisia's president vowed Friday to end the cycle of unrest that has pummeled towns across the country as authorities imposed a nationwide curfew -- five years after the nation, convulsed by protests, overthrew its longtime ruler and moved onto the road to democracy.
RIO DE JANEIRO -- Two Latin American countries are investigating whether outbreaks of the mosquito-borne Zika virus are behind a rise in a rare and sometimes life-threatening nerve condition that can cause paralysis and leave victims on life-support.
A Taiwanese pilot was killed on Thursday in the U.S. when his F-16 fighter jet crashed during a training flight near a U.S. air base in the state of Arizona, the R.O.C. Air Force has said.
The cold spell expected to hit Taiwan late Friday will sent temperatures plummeting islandwide, hitting lows of 4 degrees Celsius in Miaoli and Hsinchu counties, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).
World stock markets and oil prices rallied Friday, building on the previous day's recovery that was triggered by the European Central Bank hinting at more eurozone stimulus.
Mainland Chinese officials convicted in mainland China leader Xi Jinping's sprawling anti-corruption drive have embezzled or misused nearly US$1 billion in public funds, a new report has found., 3 Comments
After inflationary adjustments, the average regular monthly wage growth in Taiwan for the first 11 months of last year hit a new high in 16 years, partly because the country reported a drop in its consumer prices during the same period, the Directorate General of Budget, Accountings and Statistics (DGBAS) said Friday.