Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Former Education Minister Chiang Wei-ling (蔣偉寧) yesterday said that an email from the Journal of Vibration and Control shows that he is a victim in the recent academic fraud scandal.
U.S. retail sales increased slightly in June, evidence that consumers remain cautious despite steady job gains this year.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
President Barack Obama praised Egypt's proposal Monday for a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip, telling Muslim-Americans that he's hopeful that the plan can restore calm in the wake of a deadly wave of violence.
Britain's high-profile foreign minister, William Hague, is leaving his job, the government said Monday -- a surprise announcement that precedes a major shakeup of the Conservative-led administration.
Germany basked in the glory of their fourth World Cup on Monday after a nail-biting 1-0 victory against Argentina crowned them the first European team to win soccer's top tournament in South America.
Education Minister Chiang Wei-ling (蔣偉寧) yesterday announced his resignation in order to defend his personal reputation and to avoid affecting policy promotion in the wake of an academic fraud scandal in which he was allegedly involved.
Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) Deputy Minister Lin Yi-bing (林一平) yesterday said his ministry has kicked off an "ethics review mechanism" to look into the recent academic scandal, noting that the MOST does not rule out the possibility of demanding that former Education Minister Chiang Wei-ling (蔣偉寧) explain the incident.
Citigroup will pay US$7 billion to settle an investigation into risky subprime mortgages, the type that helped fuel the financial crisis.
United they stand, right at the top of the soccer world. And right on South American soil.
Monday, July 14, 2014
Mario Goetze scored a superb extra-time winner as Germany beat Argentina 1-0 to become the first European team to win a World Cup held in South America on Sunday.
North Korea fired 100 artillery shells into the sea Monday in a live-fire drill near the eastern maritime border with South Korea that followed a recent series of missile tests.