Friday, July 24, 2015
Torrential afternoon rains hit the Greater Taipei region yesterday, causing extensive flooding in at least 130 areas of the metropolis. The probability of rain showers in the same region tomorrow is 50 percent.
Former R.O.C. President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝), who is currently visiting Japan, yesterday met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo, according to Japanese media., 4 Comments
Greece's creditors will head to Athens shortly to open talks on a new international bailout, the government said Thursday, as parliament approved a second batch of reforms needed for negotiations to go ahead.
The EU accused six top Hollywood studios and the Sky TV pay channel on Thursday of breaching antitrust laws, in the latest salvo in Brussels' efforts to break down digital barriers in Europe.
Thursday, July 23, 2015
YANGON - Beijing on Thursday expressed concern after Myanmar handed long jail sentences to more than 150 Chinese nationals for illegal logging, in the latest tremor to shake relations between the neighbours.
OAKVILLE, Ontario -- Bae Sang-Moon said Wednesday he plans to play the rest of the PGA Tour season before submitting to his mandatory military service in South Korea.
A Chinese drone user, surnamed Yang, was interrogated by Xinyi police yesterday afternoon, with officers wanting to look at the tourist's mobile devices.
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Shares of Taiwanese suppliers to Apple Inc. came under pressure Wednesday after the U.S.-based consumer electronics giant reported lower-than-expected sales of iPhones for the quarter ending in June and gave a disappointing outlook for the
Apple's latest quarterly profit leapt as people around the world snapped up big-screen iPhones but its shares slipped as analysts had expected even more.
Microsoft booked an US$8.4 billion charge in the fourth quarter, swallowing a bitter pill by writing off the Nokia phone business it bought just over a year ago. It narrowly beat analysts' depressed expectations for a quarter that also saw a steep decline in personal computer sales even as it prepares to launch its latest operating system, Windows 10.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
ATHENS - The Greek government said Tuesday that it wants to see a final deal on its international bailout hammered out by August 20, as it presented parliament with more draft legislation on the cash-for-reforms agreement.