Thursday, March 6, 2014
China is targeting growth of about 7.5 percent in 2014, Premier Li Keqiang said Wednesday, promising to "declare war" on pollution as the government pledges to transform the world's second-largest economy.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
China's government promised sweeping reforms Wednesday to promote sustainable growth in its slowing economy by opening state-dominated industries to private investment, making its banks more market-oriented and encouraging consumer spending.
President Barack Obama proposed a budget Tuesday for the coming fiscal year that has less to do with managing US finances than with stemming his party's losses in congressional elections.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday Russia had the right to use "all means" to protect its citizens in Ukraine but denied it had sent troops to Crimea.
The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事局) announced yesterday that it seized 324 kilograms of smuggled ketamine shipped from mainland China, as well as the arrest of two suspects.
Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) yesterday during an interpellation at the Legislative Yuan said that he does not rule out the possibility to raise the minimum wage to NT$20,000, stressing that, however, it is the Basic Wage Deliberation Committee's (BWDC) right to adjust the amount of minimum wage.
Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra could face murder charges after relatives of two anti-government protesters who died following clashes with police filed a complaint with a criminal court, a lawyer said Tuesday.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
North Korea fired short-range Scud missiles off its east coast for the second time in a week, drawing condemnation from Washington and Seoul as the allies held joint military exercises.
Hollywood named the brutal, unshrinking historical drama "12 Years a Slave" best picture at the 86th annual Academy Awards., 1 Comment
Ukraine's prime minister called on the West for political and economic support and said Crimea remained part of his country -- but conceded there were "for today, no military options on the table."