Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Ukraine's acting president ordered security forces to resume operations in the country's east on Tuesday after the bodies of two people allegedly abducted by pro-Russia insurgents were found and a military aircraft was reportedly hit by gunfire.
Taipei City Deputy Mayor Chang Chin-e (張金鶚) met with Finance Minister Chang Sheng-ford (張盛和) yesterday to discuss municipal and national plans to deal with high real estate prices observed in the market., 1 Comment
Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) yesterday said the issue of whether or not the Fourth Nuclear Power Plant can be operational as scheduled cannot be decided by an individual or a particular group, noting that the nation has to come to a wider consensus., 1 Comment
Naval officials from the U.S. and two dozen Asia-Pacific nations adopted an agreement Tuesday aimed at improving communication at sea to reduce the possibility of conflict amid rising friction between an increasingly assertive China and its neighbors.
Sales of existing U.S. homes slipped in March to their lowest level since July 2012 as rising prices and a tight supply of available homes discouraged many would-be buyers.
The Baltimore Orioles held on to beat the Red Sox 7-6 Monday in the annual Patriots' Day morning game at Fenway Park, a year after the Boston Marathon bombings.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
North Korea could well be preparing to carry out a fourth nuclear test, South Korea said Tuesday, citing increased activity at its main test site just days ahead of a visit to Seoul by US President Barack Obama.
Russia has "days, not weeks" to abide by an international accord aimed at stemming the crisis in Ukraine, the top U.S. diplomat in Kiev warned Monday as Vice President Joe Biden launched a high-profile show of support for the pro-Western Ukrainian government. Russia in turn accused authorities in Kiev of flagrantly violating the pact and declared their actions would not stand.
Following a visit to the mayor of Taipei on Sunday, Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairman Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) yesterday visited Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) at the Executive Yuan and discussed controversial the Fourth Nuclear Power Plant issue.
Three generations of a family, surnamed Hu, were charged with sexually assaulting an Indonesian caregiver 81 times in one year, the Supreme Court said yesterday, adding that two have been convicted while the other is still being tried.
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Officials say a 16-year-old boy is "lucky to be alive" and unharmed after flying from California to Hawaii stowed away in a plane's wheel well, surviving cold temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen.