Friday, April 11, 2014
The United States downplayed the possibility yesterday that delayed legislative passage of the trade-in-services agreement between Taiwan and China will affect Washington's stance on Taipei's bid to join the proposed U.S.-led Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade bloc., 2 Comments
China reported an unexpected contraction in exports in March, raising the danger of job losses as Beijing tries to overhaul its slowing economy.
Bailed-out Greece returned to bond markets with a bang on Thursday after a four-year exclusion, raising 3.0 billion euros and sending a major signal that the eurozone debt crisis is fading.
China Thursday unveiled a plan allowing cross-trading between Hong Kong and Shanghai's stock markets, in the mainland's latest move to open up its capital markets and promote the yuan as an international currency.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Italy said Wednesday that 4,000 migrants have reached its shores by boat in the past two days -- the highest number since it launched a naval operation to rescue them in the wake of two shipwrecks last year.
With the implementation delay of the Cross-Strait Trade in Services Agreement, many countries have placed a hold on their current trade negotiations with Taiwan, said Economic Minister Chang Chia-juch (張家祝) yesterday., 6 Comments
The Executive Yuan will be filing for civil compensation of NT$3 million from the protesters that barged into the Executive Yuan on March 23, Cabinet spokesman Su Li-chun (孫立群) said yesterday., 2 Comments
A student armed with a knife went on a stabbing and slashing spree at a high school near Pittsburgh on Wednesday morning, leaving as many as 20 people injured, including four students who suffered serious wounds, authorities said. The suspect, a male student, was taken into custody and being questioned by police.
Queen Elizabeth II on Tuesday welcomed the Irish president to Britain for the first time since the republic became independent with a banquet, controversially attended by former IRA commander Martin Guinness.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Polls opened Wednesday for nearly 187 million Indonesians eligible to vote in single-day legislative elections, a huge feat in the still-young democracy that's expected to help clear the path for the country's next president.