Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Kuomintang Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) said yesterday that the party's case with Legislative Yuan Speaker Wang Jin-pyng's (王金平) membership is resolved.
Backed by allied Shiite, Sunni and Iranian fighters, Iraqi security forces launched a large-scale military operation Monday to recapture Saddam Hussein's hometown from the Islamic State (IS) extremist group, a major step in a campaign to reclaim territory in northern Iraq controlled by the militants.
Chinese retail powerhouse Alibaba Group said it has earmarked NT$10 billon to fund Taiwanese youth who want to build up a business on its e-commerce systems.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is warning that public discussion of details of the ongoing nuclear negotiations with Iran will make it more difficult to reach a deal that prevents the country from developing atomic weapons.
Monday, March 2, 2015
North Korea on Monday fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea and warned of "merciless strikes" against its enemies as allies Seoul and Washington launched annual military drills Pyongyang claims are preparation for a northward invasion.
Los Angeles police officers fatally shot a homeless man Sunday in an incident that was caught on video and posted online, local media reported.
Several political heavyweights are now calling for a reform to Taiwan's electoral system so that voters can express their disapproval of candidates by marking a "no" on ballots.
Thousands of Russians prepared Sunday to march through central Moscow in memory of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov who was gunned down near the Kremlin in the highest-profile assassination of Vladimir Putin's rule.
Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia will lead a trial of an enhanced method of tracking aircraft over remote oceans to allow planes to be more easily found should they vanish like Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Australia's transport minister said Sunday.
China's manufacturing activity contracted for the second straight month in February, the government said Sunday, a day after the central bank announced an interest rate cut to help stem a slump in the world's second-largest economy.
Sunday, March 1, 2015
Supporters of Boris Nemtsov were preparing to march through Moscow Sunday afternoon in an outpouring of anger and grief at the brutal murder of the opposition leader and fervent critic of Vladimir Putin, who has vowed to bring the killers to justice.
The rising star of the Italian right, Matteo Salvini, led a mass rally in support of his anti-immigration, anti-EU Northern League party in central Rome Saturday, as a counter-rally took place nearby.
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) was brought to tears twice yesterday, before and during the National 228 Peace Memorial Day event., 2 Comments