Saturday, April 19, 2014
A Finnish passenger accused of making a hoax bomb threat on a Cathay Pacific flight wielded a chocolate bar like a sword and demanded that the plane be diverted so he could attend the Winter Olympics, a report said Friday.
Friday, April 18, 2014
On the first day of Taipei IN Style, the runaway shows set the bar high. Very high. Several Keraia lines first opened the afternoon, showing the various sides of modern women.
Paul C.F. Wang, chief secretary of the Bureau of Foreign Trade, Although spring has just started, designers are already searching for inspirations for next year's spring and summer season.
Elegance can't be faked, though it can be accentuated. A lady's taste is reflected in how she dresses, her grace in her flowy skirt, her character in her edgy shirt.
It walks and runs, even up and down stairs. It can open a bottle and serve a drink, and politely tries to shake hands with a stranger. Meet the latest ASIMO, Honda's humanoid robot.
Paleontologists unearthed the oldest ancestor of land-dwelling herbivores with the discovery of a 300-million-year-old skeleton, shedding light onto plant eaters' emergence on land, a study said Wednesday.
Thursday, April 17, 2014
World stock markets rose Wednesday as China's slowdown in the first quarter was less severe than expected.
A high-tech scanner can help tell whether a brain-injured patient who appears to be in a vegetative state has a chance of regaining some consciousness, a study said Tuesday.
A high-tech screening tool for cervical cancer is facing pushback from more than a dozen American patient groups, who warn that the genetic test could displace a simpler, cheaper and more established mainstay of women's health: the Pap smear.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014