Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Divers retrieved the crashed AirAsia plane's second black box from the bottom of the Java Sea on Tuesday, giving experts essential tools to piece together what brought Flight 8501 down.
A total of 14 separate locations in Taiwan reported that they have chickens and waterfowl infected with the new strains of H5N2 and H5N8 bird flu yesterday, according to the Council of Agriculture (COA).
Firebomb attacks early Monday on the Hong Kong home and office of pro-democracy newspaper tycoon Jimmy Lai have triggered new fears over the safety of outspoken media figures in the city.
Indonesian divers Monday retrieved the flight data recorder of the AirAsia plane that went down in the Java Sea with 162 people on board, a potential breakthrough in efforts to discover what caused the crash.
The Taipei District Prosecutors Office yesterday indicted former Eastern Multimedia Group (EMG, 東森集團) Chairman Gary Wang (王令麟) and 23 other people in the largest embezzlement case Taiwan has ever seen in its prison system, later releasing two prison officials on bail and continued to detain several other high ranking prison officials as well as Wang's personal secretary.
Richard Linklater's 12-years-in-the-making "Boyhood" won top honors at the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards, while Hollywood rallied against recent threats to the art of satire.
Monday, January 12, 2015
Divers retrieved one of the black boxes Monday from the AirAsia plane that plummeted more than two weeks ago into the Java Sea, a major breakthrough in the slow-moving hunt to recover bodies and wreckage.
Government laboratory tests yesterday confirmed a new variant of the H5N2 avian influenza at goose farms in Yunlin and a duck farm in Pingtung., 1 Comment
More than 40 world leaders, their arms linked, have started marching through Paris to rally for unity and freedom of expression and to honor 17 victims of three days of terrorist attacks.
Amid the unfolding details of the chain of attacks in Paris, in the attack against a Jewish Kosher supermarket, the Hyper-Cacher, a Muslim shopworker is being hailed as a hero for probably saving many lives., 1 Comment
A German tabloid that reprinted cartoons from the French satirical paper Charlie Hebdo lampooning the Prophet Mohammed was targeted in firebombing Sunday, police said.
At least 62 people including women and children were killed early Sunday in southern Pakistan when their bus collided with an oil tanker, starting a fierce blaze that left victims burned beyond recognition.