Sunday, November 16, 2014
Europe's science probe Philae sent home a treasure trove of data from a comet heading towards the Sun before falling silent as its power ran out, mission control said Saturday.
Saturday, November 15, 2014
A powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake rocked the Maluku Islands in eastern Indonesia Saturday, sparking a tsunami warning and causing panicked people to flee their homes.
The Tainan District Prosecutors Office (TDPO, 台南地檢署) yesterday indicted Beei Hae Oil & Fat Co.'s (北海油脂公司) chiefs, a couple surnamed Lu (呂), as well as the companies Beei Hae and Hsieh Ching Corp. (協慶公司), saying that the couple may face a 30-year jail term.
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Justice Minister Luo Ying-shay (羅瑩雪) on Friday rejected the resignation of Agency of Corrections chief Wu Shyan-chang (吳憲璋), who offered to step down earlier in the day to take responsibility for the alleged corruption of a prison warden.
U.S. President Barack Obama will pledge US$3 billion to a U.N. fund aimed at mitigating the effects of climate change in the world's poorest countries, a U.S. official said Friday.
The economic clouds over Europe appeared to lift slightly in the third quarter as its two biggest economies both narrowly escaped a new recession, official data showed on Friday.
U.S. retail sales rose modestly in October, evidence that recent job gains and lower gas prices are lifting consumer spending as the holiday shopping season begins.
U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday urged Myanmar to hold "free, fair and inclusive" elections as he threw his weight behind a bid by opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to change a constitution that bars her from the presidency.
Friday, November 14, 2014
Japanese auto parts maker Takata said Friday that US justice authorities have opened a criminal investigation into its exploding airbags, which have been linked to at least five driver deaths.
US President Barack Obama on Friday urged Myanmar to hold "free, fair and inclusive" elections as he threw his weight behind a bid by opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to change a constitution that bars her from the presidency.