Sunday, March 1, 2015
The rising star of the Italian right, Matteo Salvini, led a mass rally in support of his anti-immigration, anti-EU Northern League party in central Rome Saturday, as a counter-rally took place nearby.
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) was brought to tears twice yesterday, before and during the National 228 Peace Memorial Day event.
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China's central bank on Saturday announced that it will cut the benchmark deposit and loan interest rates by 25 basis points, as authorities seek to prop up flagging growth in the world's second-largest economy.
Leonard Nimoy didn't just leave a lasting impression on the science-fiction world, he also left his mark on science itself.
Saturday, February 28, 2015
Congress passed a one-week bill to avert a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department, as leaders in both political parties quelled a revolt by House conservatives furious that the measure left President Barack Obama's immigration policy intact.
Leonard Nimoy didn't just leave a lasting impression on the science-fiction genre, he also did so on science itself.
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) will attend the 228 Memorial Day Event today at the Taipei 228 Peace Memorial Park. He is a relative of a victim of the historical incident.
Japanese factories churned out more machinery and electronic devices in January as export shipments rose, but lower energy costs due to cheaper crude oil failed to provide a boost to consumer spending.
Germany's Parliament overwhelmingly approved the four-month extension of Greece's financial bailout on Friday, despite unease over the new government in Athens.
French President Francois Hollande on Friday took his warning about the need for funds for a landmark climate deal to a central Philippine town that was devastated by a killer typhoon in 2013., 1 Comment
A prominent Bangladeshi-American blogger known for speaking out against religious fundamentalism was hacked to death in the streets of Bangladesh's capital as he walked with his wife, police said Friday.
Friday, February 27, 2015
The Executive Yuan's Directorate-General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS,主計總處) announced the average unemployment rate for January yesterday and revealed it has hit a 14-year record low.
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Britain's Prince William is having afternoon tea on his first visit to Japan on Thursday, but it's green and served by a master in the Japanese ceremonial art in a traditional tea house.