Saturday, April 25, 2015
The Tunisian captain of a migrant boat in which at least 700 people drowned is to remain behind bars as an Italian judge continues his inquiry into the deadly disaster.
Stability in Myanmar's most sensitive region can't be achieved unless it addresses the issue of citizenship for minority Rohingya Muslims, the United Nations secretary-general warned its authorities Friday.
Japanese police arrested a man who admitted to landing a drone with low level radioactive sand on the roof of the prime minister's office to protest the government's nuclear energy policy, officials said Saturday.
The Japanese government's chief spokesman said yesterday that "there should be no problem" for the nation in describing the Diaoyutai Islands as its territory in middle school textbooks.
Third-phase water restrictions will begin on May 4 in Greater Kaohsiung and affect an estimated 2.56 million people, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA, 經濟部) said yesterday.
Ruling Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) will meet his counterpart from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in Beijing on May 4, and the two will exchange opinions on issues of mutual concern, the KMT said Friday in a statement.
Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods increased by the largest amount in eight months. But a key category that tracks business investment plans dropped for a seventh month, suggesting that manufacturing is still struggling through a soft patch.
The presidents of Russia and France joined other leaders Friday at ceremonies commemorating the massacre 100 years ago of 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman Turks, an event which remains a diplomatic sore point for both sides.
Friday, April 24, 2015
東京 - 針對日本教科書將釣魚台列嶼列入日本領土所引發的爭議，日本政府發言人，官房長官菅義偉今天表示，釣魚臺是日本固有領土，不管從歷史上或法律上來看都屬於日本，因此列進教科書毫無問題，日本政府不接受中國與台灣對它的領土聲明。
Late to the rescue, European leaders came through Thursday with pledges of big ships ...
Deutsche Bank has agreed to pay $2.5 billion in a settlement with U.S. and British authorities over the manipulation of benchmark interest rates used globally for its own financial gain.
Following the tainted tea scare originating with beverage chain Stornaway, fellow tea chain "50 Lan" (五十嵐) yesterday was accused of having sold over 7,000 kilograms of pesticide-tainted tea leaves by the Taichung Department of Health.
Online bullying led a popular young entertainer to commit suicide two days ago in a tragic case that has brought about massive public debate and government investigation.
An index of China's manufacturing activity fell to a 12-month low in April, HSBC said Thursday, indicating further weakness as growth sputters in the world's second-largest economy.