Saturday, August 23, 2014
Pakistan's government and opposition groups made little headway in overnight talks aimed at dispersing protesters seeking the fall of the prime minister, as their negotiations entered a fourth day on Saturday.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) yesterday said it will continue to lodge protests with Germany against a German government unit's alleged downgrading of Taiwan's status in its designation of the country., 3 Comments
U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that the Great Recession complicated the Fed's ability to assess the U.S. job market and made it harder to determine when to adjust interest rates.
Friday, August 22, 2014
Britain, France and Germany have launched a fresh bid at the UN to end six weeks of violence in Gaza, after Israeli warplanes killed three top Hamas commanders, inflicting a heavy blow on the movement's armed wing.
The death toll from catastrophic landslides in western Japan could more than double, police said Friday, as the number of missing people rose to 52 in addition to the 39 confirmed dead.
Former Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) Deputy Minister Chang Hsien-yao (張顯耀) yesterday held his first press conference in the wake of his resignation and said that the treason allegations against him are an instance of "white terror.", 2 Comments
An Indonesian court Thursday upheld the victory of Joko Widodo at last month's presidential election, rejecting claims of widespread cheating from his opponent and ending weeks of political uncertainty in the world's third-biggest democracy.
The son of a retired three-star general Fei Hung-po (費鴻波) yesterday stressed that he was not involved in a high profile marijuana case that already involves Taiwanese actor Kai Ko (Ko Chen-tung, 柯震東) and the son of Hong Kong action megastar Jackie Chan (成龍), Jaycee Chan (房祖名)., 1 Comment
The government has reached a US$16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis, the Justice Department announced Thursday.
Taiwanese pitcher Wei-yin (陳偉殷) Chen grabbed a record 13th win in an MLB season Wednesday as the Baltimore Orioles completed a three-game sweep over the Chicago White Sox., 1 Comment