Tuesday, May 5, 2015
LONDON - Britain's political leaders prepared for a final frenetic 48 hours of campaigning from Tuesday ahead of Britain's knife-edge general election on Thursday.
Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) and Chinese Communist Party (CCP) leader Xi Jinping (習近平) met yesterday morning at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, with Chu maintaining the party line in advocating continued economic cooperation with the economic giant under the "1992 Consensus."
The United Kingdom's Labour Party leader Ed Miliband unveiled a 2.5-meter stone monument engraved with his election promises on Sunday in a bid to convince the public to elect him prime minister.
Mainland China's manufacturing activity recorded its worst contraction in a year in April, a survey by HSBC showed Monday, as subdued domestic demand weighed on growth in the world's second-largest economy.
Monday, May 4, 2015
Two gunmen were killed after opening fire on a security officer outside a contest for cartoon depictions of Prophet Muhammad in Texas and a bomb squad was called in to search their vehicle as a precaution, authorities said., 1 Comment
Baltimore's mayor lifted a citywide curfew, six days after riots sparked by Freddie Gray's death, and faith leaders called for continued activism until justice is achieved.
At least three women were killed in a landmine explosion and others crushed to death by tanks as Nigeria's military moved in to rescue them from Boko Haram, one freed hostage said on Sunday.
Ruling Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) will today meet with mainland Chinese leader Xi Jinping (習近平), with the strengthening of the "1992 Consensus" widely speculated as the main topic of discussion between the two leaders., 1 Comment
Chants of "no justice, no peace, no racist police" echoed through the streets of Baltimore Saturday during a march that organizers billed as a "victory rally" a day after a prosecutor charged six officers involved in the arrest of a black man who died in police custody.
Rescuers have pulled a 101-year-old man alive from his ruined home a week after Nepal's earthquake claimed at least 7,200 lives, as the government warned Sunday the death toll will climb "much higher."
Nepali Vice President Parmanand Jha accepted an official note verbale on Sunday from the Republic of China for donating US$300,000 to aid relief efforts in the earthquake stricken country.
Chris Paul banked in a shot with a second left to lift the Los Angeles Clippers to a thrilling 111-109 victory over San Antonio in Game 7 on Saturday that eliminated the defending NBA champion Spurs from the playoffs.
Floyd Mayweather cemented his status as the best pound-for-pound boxer in the world with a unanimous decision over Manny Pacquiao as the "Fight of the Century" failed to live up to the hype here Saturday.
Sunday, May 3, 2015
The UN's humanitarian chief has said she is "extremely concerned" that Nepal's customs authorities are slowing the delivery of earthquake aid, as the death toll from the disaster crossed 7,000 on Sunday.