Friday, October 17, 2014
China's overseas investments almost doubled year-on-year to US$9.79 billion in September, the government said Thursday, again exceeding incoming funds even though they recovered from multi-year lows.
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Nepalese rescuers on Thursday scoured Himalayan hiking routes for more than 100 trekkers who have been out of contact since a snowstorm and avalanche that have killed around 32 people, including foreign tourists and guides.
The United States has called for a "swift, transparent and complete" investigation into the beating of a handcuffed Hong Kong democracy protester by plainclothes police, as fresh street clashes broke out early Thursday., 2 Comments
Prosecutors yesterday seized Ting Hsin International Group (頂新國際集團) former CEO Wei Ying-chung's (魏應充) various assets, including stocks, real estate and bank accounts, as a preemptive move to prevent Wei from transferring them to other parties.
U.S. retail sales retreated in September as purchases of autos, gasoline, furniture and clothing slowed, a sign that recent job gains have yet to significantly boost consumer spending.
Inflation in China fell to 1.6 percent in September, the government said Wednesday, below analysts' forecasts and the lowest in the world's second-largest economy for almost five years.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Hong Kong police came under fire Wednesday after plainclothes officers were filmed beating and kicking a handcuffed protester during some of the worst clashes since mass democracy rallies erupted two weeks ago.
The world is falling behind in a desperate race stop the deadly Ebola outbreak, a top UN official warned on Tuesday amid dire predictions that thousands of new infections are possible before year's end.
As the nation unites to boycott products and services offered by Ting Hsin International Group (頂新國際集團), the company is allegedly pondering backing off from its reinvestment businesses Wei Chuan (味全) and Taiwan Star Telecom Corp. (台灣之星) to preserve them from the boycott movement., 1 Comment
Hong Kong police vowed Tuesday to tear down more street barricades manned by pro-democracy protesters, hours after hundreds of officers armed with chainsaws and boltcutters partially cleared two major roads occupied for a fortnight.
After vanishing from the public eye for nearly six weeks, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is back, ending rumors that he was gravely ill, deposed or worse.