Saturday, May 30, 2015
An 8-year-old school girl surnamed Liu yesterday sustained a severe injury to her neck when a 29 year-old man named Kung Chung-an (龔重安) assaulted her with a knife within the premises of the victim's school, yesterday.
The Taoyuan District Prosecutors Office on Friday charged 8 suspects including Wu Shang-chen, former head of the Xinwu branch of the Taoyuan Fire Department, for violation of the Anti-Corruption Act for tampering with safety inspections leading to the deaths of 6 firefighters in January.
The U.S. economy went into reverse in the first three months of this year as a severe winter and a widening trade deficit took a harsher toll than initially estimated.
EU regulators opened a probe into the solar power panel industry in China, the European Commission said on Friday, in response to accusations that Chinese companies were dodging import duties by exporting via Taiwan and Malaysia.
South Korea confirmed five more MERS cases Friday, bringing the total number of patients infected with the potentially deadly virus to 12, including a man who defied a quarantine protocol and traveled to China, health officials said.
Friday, May 29, 2015
The United States says it will vote for Jordan's Prince Ali bin Al-Hussein for FIFA president Friday and not for incumbent Sepp Blatter.
A violent volcanic eruption in southern Japan forced the evacuation of an island on Friday, as a huge column of ash was shot high into the sky.
Premier Mao Chi-kuo (毛治國) yesterday announced that preventive measures will be taken in order to tackle the MERS-CoV virus (中東呼吸症候群冠狀病毒感染症), as it was reported that the virus has made its way past China's borders as of press time.
European Union nations and legislators have reached a deal in principle to create a fund that could generate up to 315 billion euros (US$345 billion) in private- and public-sector investment to upgrade infrastructure, stimulate the EU's sluggish economies and ignite job growth.
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The Japanese yen yesterday continued to depreciate, hitting 124.30 per U.S. dollar by yesterday noon, the lowest since December 2002.