Thursday, September 11, 2014
Civic groups protested in front of the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) in Taipei Wednesday to oppose what they consider to be non-transparent negotiations over a trade-in-goods agreement with China., 1 Comment
China's premier promised Wednesday to open the world's No. 2 economy wider to foreign companies, promising favorable conditions despite a wave of anti-monopoly investigations that business groups say might be aimed at limiting competition.
Taiwan and China re-opened talks on a merchandise trade pact on Wednesday after negotiations were shelved for 10 months because of controversy in Taiwan over a trade-in-services pact the two sides signed in June 2013.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Apple moved to recapture its role as a tech trend-setter on Tuesday with its highly anticipated first smartwatch and two large-screen versions of the iPhone.
Fiji on Wednesday may have jumped the gun by announcing that its 45 United Nations peacekeepers who are being held captive by Syrian insurgents would be freed soon.
Pingtung prosecutors yesterday froze assets worth NT$7.23 million belonging to local animal feed manufacturer Ching Wei Co. (進威), which allegedly bought recycled waste oil from an unlicensed oil manufacturer.
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A senior United States naval official confirmed on Monday that Taiwan and the United States recently discussed the latter's efforts to acquire submarines from the U.S. or build its own submarines.
A Malaysian passenger jet which blew up over rebel-held east Ukraine with the loss of all 298 people on board was hit by numerous "high-energy objects," according to a report Tuesday which could back up claims it was downed by a missile.
U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice repeatedly raised concerns about risky Chinese fighter intercepts of U.S. surveillance flights in meetings this week with Chinese leaders in Beijing, senior administration officials said Tuesday.
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Iraqi MPs approved a new cabinet on Monday but key security posts remained unfilled, as America's top diplomat prepared to visit the region to build a coalition against jihadists.
Cooler weather on Monday slowed the spread of a wildfire that forced the helicopter evacuation of dozens of people from the famous Half Dome rock in Yosemite National Park.