Saturday, November 15, 2014
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.
The Taipei District Prosecutors Office (TDPO, 台北地檢署) announced yesterday that prosecutors indicted 60 suspects involved in the fatal beating of a police detective on charges of murder and aggravated assault.
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Growth in China's industrial output and other key indicators slowed in October, government data showed Thursday, signaling further weakness in the world's second-largest economy.
The chairman of the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC, 金管會) said Thursday that a Taiwan-Singapore stock market link is expected to launch in the first half of next year.
India and the United States said Thursday they have resolved a row over food subsidies that has been blocking a landmark global trade agreement for months.
Europe made history Wednesday by placing the first-ever lander on a comet -- but the robot failed to anchor itself properly, raising concerns at ground control.
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Indian police announced Thursday they had detained the doctor behind botched mass sterilization surgeries that left 13 women dead, as campaigners called for urgent reform of the government's family planning program.