Saturday, September 27, 2014
Derek Jeter didn't want the night to end. The retiring captain gave New York one more win with a big hit, then took two trips out to shortstop, waving to the adoring crowd each time following his final home game at Yankee Stadium.
Friday, September 26, 2014
Nearly 1,000 Hong Kong secondary students, many dressed in uniforms and defying their parents, joined ongoing pro-democracy protests Friday against Beijing's refusal to grant the city unfettered democracy.
Muslim groups plan to hold a demonstration outside Paris's main mosque Friday to denounce the "barbarism" of Islamic State militants, as flags fly at half mast after the beheading of a French national.
Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chu (陳菊) yesterday headed to the Kaohsiung District Prosecutors Office (KDPO) as a defendant to be questioned over her part in the multiple gas explosions that tore up several streets in the southern city., 1 Comment
Taiwanese cyclist Hsiao Mei yu (蕭美玉) won the gold in the Women's omnium of the 2014 Incheon Asian Games Thursday, the fifth gold earned by Taiwanese athletes so far.
Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods slumped in August as demand for commercial aircraft descended from record highs, but investment plans by businesses posted promising gains.
France launched a fresh round of air strikes in Iraq Thursday and pledged more support for Syrian opposition forces as it upped its fight against Islamic State (IS) jihadists after the beheading of hostage Herve Gourdel.
Thursday, September 25, 2014
China Airlines and airport police yesterday seized missile parts resembling 28 missile warheads in China Airlines' Taiwan Air Cargo Terminal at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport.
A former top Chinese economic planning official went on trial Wednesday for taking bribes worth nearly US$6 million, the latest episode in the country's much-publicized anti-corruption campaign.
Pan-green independent Taipei mayoral candidate Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday slammed the alleged leak of conversations between him and his medical team as being "almost like the Watergate (scandal)" after local media reported the leak., 2 Comments
Facing a world in turmoil from multiple crises ranging from wars in the Middle East and Africa to the deadly scourge of Ebola and growing Islamic radicalism, leaders from more than 140 countries open their annual meeting at the United Nations on Wednesday with few solutions.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
India triumphed in its first interplanetary mission, placing a satellite into orbit around Mars on Wednesday morning and catapulting the country into an elite club of deep-space explorers.