Friday, February 5, 2016
Fireworks flying in their first one-on-one debate, Hillary Clinton accused Bernie Sanders Thursday night of subjecting her to an "artful smear" while Sanders suggested the former secretary of state was a captive of America's political establishment.
NATO's chief met Friday with European Union defense ministers to discuss boosting cooperation between the military alliance and the 28-nation bloc to tackle looming threats to the region.
Sharp Corp. said Thursday that cooperating with Hon Hai Precision Industry (鴻海) would yield a synergistic effect, but declined to state that the Taiwanese company's rescue plan has been chosen, as reported in the media.
Reporters surrounded the wife and son of Huang An (黃安) at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport Thursday as the two embarked on a trip to Beijing to visit the embattled Taiwanese entertainer.
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.
Brazil is not sharing enough samples and disease data to let researchers determine whether the Zika virus is, as feared, linked to the increased number of babies born with abnormally small heads in the South American country, U.N. and U.S. health officials say.
Sporadic clashes broke out in central Athens Thursday as tens of thousands marched to the Greek Parliament during a general strike called to protest planned pension reforms that are part of the country's third international bailout.
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."
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