Thursday, July 24, 2014
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.
School and work are canceled today in all parts of the nation except Lienchiang County near mainland China due to Typhoon Matmo, which made its landfall this morning, the Executive Yuan announced yesterday.
The reform-minded governor of teeming Jakarta, Joko Widodo, has comfortably won Indonesia's closely fought presidential race against a controversial ex-general with deep roots in the era of strongman Suharto, final results showed Tuesday.
National Security Council advisor Hsieh Li-kung (謝立功) said yesterday that if the Kuomintang (KMT) were to nominate him as mayoral candidate for Keelung, he will do his best to win the election.
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.