Friday, July 25, 2014
A key measure of Chinese manufacturing activity hit an 18-month high in July, HSBC said Thursday, in a further sign the world's second-largest economy is gaining momentum on the back of Beijing's mini-stimulus.
An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali after heavy rains were reported, according to the plane's owner and government officials in France and Burkina Faso.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
US airlines lifted a flight ban to Israel Thursday as Washington's top diplomat cited progress in ending 17 days of bloodshed in Gaza which has killed 718 Palestinians.
Stormy weather on the trailing edge of Typhoon Matmo was the likely cause of a plane crash on a Taiwanese island that killed 48 people, the airline said Thursday.
A TransAsia Airways (復興航空) passenger flight crashed near the Magong Airport on Penghu Island yesterday, with the transportation minister confirming 46 missing and feared dead and 12 injured as of press time., 2 Comments
Thirteen people were reported injured as a result of Typhoon Matmo, which hit Taiwan yesterday morning, the Central Emergency Operations Center (CEOC) announced yesterday.
Pro-Russian rebels on Wednesday shot down two Ukrainian fighter jets in the insurgent-held area where Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was downed, the Ukrainian military said.
Apple quarterly profit climbed with strong demand for iPhones, particularly in China where the California company's revenue surged.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Forty-seven people were feared dead and 11 injured after the TransAsia Airways (復興航空) flight they boarded crashed near Magong Airport in the outlying Penghu County late today, the transportation minister said.
Bodies recovered from the crash site of Malaysian flight MH17 will be flown to the Netherlands Wednesday as the country mourns 193 citizens killed in what US officials said was a "mistake" by pro-Russian separatists.
The ex-general who lost Indonesia's presidential election to Joko Widodo will challenge the result in court, his campaign team said Wednesday, a move that could spell weeks of uncertainty for the country.