Friday, September 12, 2014
During his trial, Oscar Pistorius sometimes retched and sobbed. The double-amputee Olympian sobbed again on Thursday, this time in apparent relief as a judge said the evidence did not support a murder conviction for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Taiwan-native Baltimore Orioles starter Wei-Yin Chen (陳偉殷) on Wednesday pitched perfectly into the sixth inning until the perfection was broken by a Red Sox rookie catcher who doubled for his first major league hit.
U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday ordered a "relentless" war against the Islamic State, including air strikes in Syria and expanded operations in Iraq to "destroy" the marauding jihadist army.
Imports of edible lard oil products from Hong Kong will now be suspended with immediate effect, Vice Minister of Health and Welfare Shiu Ming-neng (許銘能) said yesterday.
Hong Kong democracy activists on Thursday expressed shock and incredulity after a Chinese official was quoted as saying that the fact they are still "alive" reflects well on Beijing's tolerance., 1 Comment
Thursday, September 11, 2014
US President Barack Obama on Wednesday ordered a "relentless" war against the Islamic State, including air strikes in Syria and expanded operations in Iraq to "destroy" the marauding jihadist army.
Pingtung Magistrate Tsao Chi-hung (曹啟鴻) yesterday for the first time said that the Pingtung County Government should apologize to the public as it had been careless in handling the recent tainted edible oil scandal., 2 Comments
Apple moved to recapture its role as a tech trendsetter on Tuesday with its first smartwatch and two large-screen versions of the iPhone.
Civic groups protested in front of the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) in Taipei Wednesday to oppose what they consider to be non-transparent negotiations over a trade-in-goods agreement with China., 1 Comment
China's premier promised Wednesday to open the world's No. 2 economy wider to foreign companies, promising favorable conditions despite a wave of anti-monopoly investigations that business groups say might be aimed at limiting competition.