Wednesday, July 23, 2014
U.S. consumer prices rose in June at a slightly slower pace than in May with two-thirds of the June advance driven by the largest jump in gasoline prices in a year.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
A train carrying the remains of 280 people killed in the Malaysian plane disaster was finally allowed to leave a rebel-held region in eastern Ukraine as the militants declared a truce Tuesday around the crash site.
South Korean police announced Tuesday that a badly-decomposed body found last month had been identified as that of the fugitive tycoon whose family owned the ferry which sank in April with the loss of 300 lives.
The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) yesterday afternoon issued a sea warning for the approaching Typhoon Matmo, adding that torrential rain is expected in Hualien and Central and Northern Taiwan tonight.
Washington and the United Nations demanded an "immediate cease-fire" in Gaza on Monday as Israel pressed a blistering assault on the enclave, pushing the Palestinian death toll to 514.
Twenty-eight people, including activists and a retired Catholic bishop, filed an impeachment complaint Monday against Philippine President Benigno Aquino III for his implementation of a major economic stimulus program that the Supreme Court has declared partly unconstitutional.
Monday, July 21, 2014
The U.N. Security Council emerged from an emergency session late Sunday on the worsening situation in Gaza expressing "serious concern" about the rising civilian death toll and demanding an immediate end to the fighting.
Walking off the 18th green as the British Open champion, Rory McIlroy kept gazing at all the greats on golf's oldest trophy.
A Florida jury has slammed the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. with US$23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer in 1996.
More than 60 Palestinians were killed Sunday as Israeli forces pounded northern Gaza, sending thousands more fleeing in terror in the deadliest assault on the enclave in five years.
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) yesterday announced that the debate regarding a controversial proposal to freeze the party's "Taiwan independence" clause would be postponed until its next weekly meeting at the party's annual national congress.