Friday, December 5, 2014
Wind gusts and sluggish fuel valves conspired to keep NASA's new Orion spacecraft on the launch pad Thursday, delaying a crucial test flight meant to revitalize human exploration.
Premier-to-be Mao Chi-kuo (毛治國) will be leading the Cabinet to "turn defeat into victory" with his calm demeanor and courage in the face of challenges, said the Presidential Office yesterday., 1 Comment
The Taipei City Government published the results of inspections on organic food products yesterday, saying that of a total of 997 products, 27 items failed to pass tests. Fines and recall orders have already been issued to the companies involved, authorities reported.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling party is on course for a landslide win in the Dec. 14 general election, opinion polls published Thursday showed.
Investors are waiting to learn more about when the European Central Bank (ECB) might launch large-scale corporate or government bond purchases to help the economy and bring inflation up from dangerous lows.
An 18-year-old woman suspected of devising a plan to kill her husband in order to receive insurance payouts was released by the Kaohsiung District Prosecutors Office yesterday. The woman was let go without bail after prosecutors' investigations resulted in insufficient evidence to prove her guilty.
Thousands of protesters hit the streets of New York after a grand jury declined Wednesday to charge a white police officer in the choking death of a black man, days after a similar decision sparked unrest in U.S. cities.
Thursday, December 4, 2014
The Orion spacecraft, designed to carry humans farther in deep space than ever before, is poised to blast off Thursday in what NASA hailed as a first step in mankind's journey to Mars.
The Presidential Office announced yesterday that President Ma Ying-jeou has named incumbent Vice Premier Mao Chi-kuo (毛治國) as the new premier, with Mao set to take office today., 1 Comment