Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Mainland China suffered an across-the-board decline in trade in March, the government said Monday, days ahead of GDP data expected to show another slowdown in the world's second-largest economy.
Monday, April 13, 2015
Taiwan wants to become an ordinary member of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) now that its bid to become a founding member has failed, Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng said Monday, citing a consensus reached between the executive and legislative branches.
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Online speculation mounted in China Monday as police detained the "unemployed" drivers of a Lamborghini and Ferrari that crashed in Beijing as the seventh stunt-filled "Fast and Furious" movie opened.
Ruling Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu said on Sunday that he plans to lead his party's delegation to an annual forum with the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) early next month in Shanghai but deferred on whether he will meet with mainland Chinese leader Xi Jinping.
Gunmen killed two people and wounded a third in an attack at the South Korean embassy in the Libyan capital Tripoli on Sunday which was claimed by the Islamic State (IS) group.
Beijing is to impose a limit on the number of mainland Chinese visitors to Hong Kong, a politician and media said Sunday, after a series of protests against the influx from over the border., 1 Comment
Sunday, April 12, 2015
Barack Obama and Raul Castro held the first face-to-face talks between US and Cuban leaders since 1956 in Panama on Saturday, vowing to pursue their historic effort to bury Cold War-era enmity.
Bangladesh braced for protests and fresh violence Sunday after a senior official of the largest Islamist party was executed on charges of crimes against humanity during the country's 1971 independence war, the second man to be hanged since the government revived war crime trials that have sharpened political divisions in the South Asian nation.
Two senior UN officials were headed Saturday for Syria on an "urgent mission" to aid thousands of civilians trapped in a beleaguered Palestinian refugee camp on the edge of the capital.
Taichung Mayor Lin Chia-lung yesterday dismissed speculation that the deadly accident at an MRT construction site had anything to do with government pressure to rush the completion of the city's mass rapid transit railway project.
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Hours after shaking hands, U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuban leader Raul Castro head into historic talks in Panama on Saturday in their efforts to bury decades of animosity.
A car bomb on the Thai resort island of Samui has wounded seven people, including an Italian girl, police said Saturday, in a further blow to the country's tarnished reputation as a top tourist destination.
Opposition leader Tsai Ing-wen yesterday urged China to think beyond the Communist-Nationalist framework in order to see new possibilities in cross-strait relations.
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