Sunday, April 6, 2014
Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs Saturday blasted a new move by Japan to bolster its position on sovereignty of the Diaoyutai (Senkaku) Islands, the latest dustup in the longstanding multinational dispute over the uninhabited islands., 1 Comment
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Saturday vowed America would stand by its security commitments to Tokyo, after Russia's intervention in Ukraine raised concerns in a region plagued by its own territorial disputes.
Afghans braved the threat of Taliban violence Saturday to elect a successor to President Hamid Karzai in the country's first democratic transfer of power as U.S.-led forces wind down their 13-year war.
Saturday, April 5, 2014
Afghan voters went to the polls Saturday to choose a successor to President Hamid Karzai, braving Taliban threats in a landmark election held as US-led forces wind down their long intervention in the country., 1 Comment
Protests broke out in Caracas after Venezuela's attorney general charged jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez with responsibility for anti-government demonstrations that have shaken the country for two months.
The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) yesterday refuted hints from local media that United States officials have been exerting pressure on the party regarding its role in the ongoing student protest movement., 1 Comment
Protesters who have occupied the Legislative Yuan's main chamber for 18 days proposed a "civic parliament" Friday, saying that they will implement what they described as "direct democracy" to review draft legislation regarding a Taiwan-China agreement-monitoring mechanism., 7 Comments
An American official on Thursday reiterated the United States' commitment to Taiwan under the Taiwan Relations Act (TRA) as part of its overall rebalancing to the Asia-Pacific region.
U.S. employers added jobs at a solid pace in March and hired more in January and February than previously thought. Friday's government report sent a reassuring signal that the economy withstood a harsh winter that had slowed growth.
China has asked to operate under Australian command when it takes part in a major international military exercise led by the United States later this year, a report said Friday.
Friday, April 4, 2014
David Letterman's departure from the late-night realm won't just end an unmatched run on television. It also will close the book on an era reaching almost to the birth of TV.