Sunday, November 22, 2015
YANGON - At least 90 people have died in a huge landslide in a remote jade mining area of northern Myanmar, officials said Sunday, as search teams continued to find bodies in one of the deadliest disasters to strike the country's shadowy jade industry.
Taipei - The number of dengue fever cases in Kaohsiung has reached 13,293, with 285 new cases reported there Saturday, showing the outbreak of the disease remains at its peak in the southern port city, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said Sunday., 2 Comments
"The Assassin" won big prizes including Best Feature Film at the 52nd Golden Horse Awards ceremony, often described as the Chinese-language Oscars.
Instead of glitz, onlookers were treated to sophisticated pared-back looks on the red carpet last night at the 52nd Golden Horse Awards, considered the Oscars of Taiwan's film industry.
A late-night fire at a coal mine killed 21 people and left one missing in the northeastern Chinese province of Heilongjiang, local authorities and state media said Saturday.
Heavily armed police and soldiers patrolled key intersections and subways were closed in Belgium's capital Saturday as the government warned of a threat of Paris-style attacks. At least one suspect from the deadly Paris attacks is at large, and was last seen crossing into Belgium.
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen yesterday defended her social housing policy as she took her campaign trail to Kaohsiung.
Saturday, November 21, 2015
BRUSSELS - All metro train stations in Brussels will be closed on Saturday, the city's public transport network said after Belgium raised the capital's terror alert to the highest level, warning of an "imminent threat".
BAMAKO, Mali -- Malians woke up Saturday to a state of emergency after Friday's shocking assault on the Radisson Blu hotel in the capital, which a military commander said killed at least 20 people plus two assailants.
Taipei - Taiwan' ruling Kuomintang (KMT) party on Saturday confirmed its list of 34 candidates for legislators-at-large in the election to be held on Jan. 16, with incumbent Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng topping the list.