Friday, November 14, 2014
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.
US President Barack Obama told Myanmar's rulers its celebrated democratic reforms are backsliding, ahead of a regional summit Thursday designed to showcase the country's transition from army-led isolation.
Mainland Affairs Council (MAC, 陸委會) Minister Wang Yu-chi (王郁琦) and Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO, 國台辦) Minister Zhang Zhijun (張志軍) convened an informal tea meeting yesterday in Beijing, where both parties were adamant in upholding the so-called "1992 consensus" (九二共識), a philosophy coined in 1992 to represent the ideology of "one China, separate definitions."
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Global regulators announced Wednesday US$3.2 billion in fines against five major U.S. and European banks for attempting to manipulate foreign exchange markets.
Taiwan will never try to offset the adverse impact of a free trade agreement (FTA) between China and South Korea, by devaluing its currency, central bank chief Perng Fai-nan (彭淮南) said Wednesday.
The United States and China on Wednesday announced ambitious targets on greenhouse gas emissions as part of a "historic" pact that climate scientists acclaimed but U.S. Republicans denounced as a job-killer.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping sought to play down points of tension between their two nations Wednesday, unveiling a flurry of agreements on climate change, military cooperation and trade, while casting their own burgeoning relationship as candid and productive.
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