Saturday, November 30, 2013
North Korea said on Saturday it had arrested U.S. citizen Merrill E. Newman for "hostile acts" against the state and accused him of being "a criminal" who was involved in the killing of civilians during the 1950-53 Korean War.
About 1,500 anti-government protesters forced their way into the compound of Thailand's army headquarters on Friday, the latest escalation in a city-wide demonstration seeking to topple Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
Taiwan will see 1.74 percent growth in GDP this year, a 0.57-percent downward adjustment from the previously estimated 2.31 percent, the Directorate-General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS) said yesterday.
A high-speed ferry traveling from Hong Kong to Macau collided with an "unidentified object" Friday, injuring 87 people and raising new concerns over maritime safety a year after a ferry crash claimed 39 lives.
Over 30 people have died in Taiwan in the past two days due to cold weather, according to unofficial statistics.
Friday, November 29, 2013
China said it sent warplanes into its newly declared maritime air defense zone days after the U.S., South Korea and Japan all sent flights through the airspace in broadening defiance of rules Beijing says it has imposed over the East China Sea., 2 Comments
About 1,000 anti-government protesters forced their way into the compound of the Royal Thai Army headquarters in Bangkok on Friday, the latest escalation in a city-wide demonstration seeking to topple Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
China's Liaoning (遼寧號) aircraft carrier battle group has passed through the Taiwan Strait and is heading for the South China Sea, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) said yesterday.
Thai opposition protesters cut power to the national police headquarters on Thursday, ignoring a plea by the prime minister to end their rallies after she survived a no confidence vote in parliament.
Taipei has conveyed its position on China's newly declared air defense identification zone (ADIZ) to Washington, Taiwan's deputy representative to the United States said Wednesday.
Andrew Chiang (蔣友青), grandson of the late president Chiang Ching-kuo (蔣經國), yesterday was indicted by the Shihlin District Prosecutors Office (SDPO) over allegations that he issued explicit threats against the Taipei American School (TAS).