Friday, August 22, 2014
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
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Three months after overthrowing Thailand's last elected government, this Southeast Asian nation's junta leader is stepping out of his army uniform for good -- to take up the post of prime minister in a move critics say will only extend his time at the helm and consolidate the military's grip on power.
The United States launched a new barrage of airstrikes against the Islamic State extremist group that beheaded American journalist James Foley and that has seized a swath of territory across Iraq and Syria.
Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) Minister Wang Yu-chi (王郁琦) confirmed yesterday that former MAC Deputy Minister Chang Hsien-yao (張顯耀) has indeed betrayed confidential information and was reported for his actions.
Huge landslides in western Japan killed at least 36 people and left rescuers scrambling to find another seven still missing, authorities said Wednesday, after a wall of mud smashed into their homes.
A chief prosecutor at the Taipei District Prosecutors Office said Wednesday that his office has begun an investigation into the alleged marijuana use by Taiwanese actor Kai Ko (Ko Chen-tung, 柯震東) in China.
The mother of American journalist James Foley, apparently executed by Islamic State (IS) jihadists, on Wednesday paid tribute to her son who she said had died trying to expose the suffering of the Syrian people.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Egyptian attempts to broker an end to a monthlong war between Israel and Hamas collapsed in heavy fighting Tuesday, with Palestinian militants firing dozens of rockets and Israel responding with airstrikes across the Gaza Strip. At least three Palestinians were killed., 1 Comment