Friday, November 20, 2015
China's ruling Communist Party has issued a collection of speeches and other works by reformist leader Hu Yaobang, whose death catalyzed the 1989 pro-democracy protest movement that was brutally crushed on Beijing's Tiananmen Square.
Twelve names from the Kuomintang's (KMT) legislator-at-large list for next year's legislative elections were revealed a day early by local media yesterday and reportedly attracted disappointment from fellow party members,.
The government has instructed its embassies, consulates, and missions abroad to ramp up anti-terrorism measures in the wake of a series of coordinated terrorist attacks in Paris on Nov. 13, including strengthening screening procedures for visa applications by foreign nationals to better detect terrorist suspects, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said yesterday.
The Islamic State group said Wednesday it had killed two hostages, one Chinese and a Norwegian, as French and Russian air strikes on its Syrian stronghold reportedly left 33 fighters dead.
The Belgian jihadi suspected of masterminding deadly attacks in Paris died along with his cousin in a police raid on a suburban apartment building, officials said Thursday.
Medicine's final line of defense against deadly disease has been breached, raising the specter of a global epidemic, scientists say, after finding bacteria resistant to last-resort antibiotics.
Thursday, November 19, 2015
A Taipei-based hot dog and ham production company has been accused of using non-food grade chemical ingredients in its products, the Taipei City Health Department announced yesterday, and the products are thought to have affected at least five stores, including breakfast shops., 1 Comment
Amid gunfire and explosions, police raided a suburban Paris apartment where the suspected mastermind of last week's attacks was believed to be holed up Wednesday. The siege ended with two deaths and seven arrests but no clear information on the fugitive's fate.
U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday demanded mainland China end artificial island building in the hotly contested South China Sea, upping the pressure on Beijing at a regional leaders' summit.