Saturday, July 26, 2014
The International Monetary Fund warned Thursday that geopolitical risks in Ukraine and the Middle East are looming over a global economy already hit by slowdowns in the U.S. and China.
Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods rebounded in June after a May decline, helped by a recovery in demand in a key category that signals business investment plans.
Baltimore Orioles Taiwan-native starter Wei-Yin Chen's eight shutout innings lifted his team over the Seattle Mariners Thursday with a 4-0 victory in the opening game of their four-game series.
Friday, July 25, 2014
Signs of renewed efforts for a Gaza ceasefire were evident on Friday as the death toll continued to climb after Israel shelled a UN shelter killing 15 Palestinians.
A Sudanese Christian woman whose death sentence for renouncing Islam sparked a global outcry that eventually led to an acquittal, met Pope Francis after arriving in Italy en route to the United States.
Investigators from the Aviation Safety Council (ASC) yesterday recovered the two black boxes of crashed TransAsia Airways (復興航空) passenger plane GE222.
The Executive Yuan yesterday confirmed that Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) has permitted the resignation of Labor Minister Pan Shih-wei (潘世偉) after a local tabloid hinted that the latter may be involved with his assistant in an extramarital affair., 2 Comments
A key measure of Chinese manufacturing activity hit an 18-month high in July, HSBC said Thursday, in a further sign the world's second-largest economy is gaining momentum on the back of Beijing's mini-stimulus.
An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali after heavy rains were reported, according to the plane's owner and government officials in France and Burkina Faso.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
US airlines lifted a flight ban to Israel Thursday as Washington's top diplomat cited progress in ending 17 days of bloodshed in Gaza which has killed 718 Palestinians.