Thursday, February 4, 2016
TOKYO -- Troubled Japanese electronics maker Sharp plans to decide within a month between investment offers from Taiwanese company Hon Hai, also known as Foxconn, or a consortium of Japanese investors.
LONDON -- Leaders and diplomats from 70 countries are meeting in London Thursday to pledge billions to help millions of Syrians displaced by war -- and try to slow the chaotic exodus of refugees to Europe.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand -- Trade ministers from 12 Pacific Rim countries including the United States gathered Thursday in New Zealand for the ceremonial signing of a free-trade deal they say will significantly boost trade.
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) had harsh words for his municipal team on Wednesday over recent traffic log jams, saying "If I fired a couple (of city commissioners), the others will fall in line.", 2 Comments
Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) will strengthen surveillance and preventive measures against the Zika virus, as the outbreak has continued to spread to countries and territories in Central and South America, and the Caribbean, CDC Deputy Director-General Chou Jih-haw said Wednesday.
An explosion and fire blew a gaping hole in a commercial airliner, forcing it to make an emergency landing at Mogadishu's international airport late Tuesday, officials and witnesses said.
The economic recovery in the 19-country eurozone lost steam in January, a closely watched survey found Wednesday, a sign that the turmoil in global financial markets is beginning to weigh on business activity.
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Due to the medical community's objection, the launch of the Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs) system will be postponed, the Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW, 衛福部) announced Tuesday.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC, 疾管署) set up a command center Tuesday morning to join in the fight against the spread of the Zika virus, which is transmitted by mosquitos, placing it to the same category of concern as Ebola and MERS.
Republicans and Democrats in the U.S. scrambling for their party's 2016 nomination for president descended on the tiny New England state of New Hampshire on Tuesday ...
The World Health Organization (WHO) declared a global emergency over the explosive spread of the Zika virus, which has been linked to birth defects in the Americas, calling it an "extraordinary event" that poses a public health threat to other parts of the world.