Saturday, October 18, 2014
Construction firms broke ground on more apartment complexes in September, pushing up the pace of U.S. homebuilding.
U.S. stocks opened higher Friday as investors weighed the latest corporate earnings news and data showing home construction picked up last month. General Electric and Morgan Stanley were among the early gainers after each reported earnings that beat analysts' estimates.
Friday, October 17, 2014
Rescuers widened their search Friday for trekkers in Nepal's northern mountains who were stranded since a series of blizzards and avalanches battered the Himalayas early this week leaving at least 29 people killed, officials said.
Ting Hsin International Group (頂新國際集團) announced yesterday afternoon that it will leave Taiwan's oil market and donate NT$3 billion toward food safety under the supervision of a third party -- Ruentex Financial Group (潤泰集團) Chairman Samuel Yin (尹衍樑)., 1 Comment
Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) yesterday appeared on the national political TV show "Situation Room" (少康戰情室) to answer questions regarding his responsibility in the current food scandals, as well as news of his reported potential resignation.
U.S. manufacturing output rose in September, led by gains for aerospace products, furniture, clothing and plastics.
China's overseas investments almost doubled year-on-year to US$9.79 billion in September, the government said Thursday, again exceeding incoming funds even though they recovered from multi-year lows.
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Nepalese rescuers on Thursday scoured Himalayan hiking routes for more than 100 trekkers who have been out of contact since a snowstorm and avalanche that have killed around 32 people, including foreign tourists and guides.
The United States has called for a "swift, transparent and complete" investigation into the beating of a handcuffed Hong Kong democracy protester by plainclothes police, as fresh street clashes broke out early Thursday., 2 Comments
Prosecutors yesterday seized Ting Hsin International Group (頂新國際集團) former CEO Wei Ying-chung's (魏應充) various assets, including stocks, real estate and bank accounts, as a preemptive move to prevent Wei from transferring them to other parties.