Monday, July 21, 2014
A Florida jury has slammed the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. with US$23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer in 1996.
More than 60 Palestinians were killed Sunday as Israeli forces pounded northern Gaza, sending thousands more fleeing in terror in the deadliest assault on the enclave in five years.
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) yesterday announced that the debate regarding a controversial proposal to freeze the party's "Taiwan independence" clause would be postponed until its next weekly meeting at the party's annual national congress.
The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) yesterday announced that it will be issuing a sea warning as soon as tonight and a land warning on Tuesday for the approaching Typhoon Matmo (麥德姆).
Sunday, July 20, 2014
The strongest typhoon to hit southern China in four decades has killed 17 people after claiming at least 94 lives in the Philippines, officials said Sunday.
The Chinese Taipei team for the 2014 FIBA Asia Cup secured a second place win yesterday, a team milestone as it is the best result Chinese Taipei has ever secured in the bi-annual basketball tournament.
The publisher of the U.S. business magazine Forbes (富比士) said Friday a controlling stake in the group had been sold to a Hong Kong-based investment consortium.
Ukraine on Saturday accused pro-Russian insurgents of destroying evidence at the crash site of a Malaysian jet whose downing in the rebel-held east has drawn global condemnation of the Kremlin.