Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Hong Kong students on Monday began a weeklong boycott of classes, gathering in their thousands for what democracy activists say will be a wider campaign of civil disobedience against China's refusal to grant the city unfettered democracy.
The ticket prices for the Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR) will "definitely drop" after a legislative review in November, Deputy Transportation Minister Chen Chien-yu (陳建宇) pledged Monday at the Legislature amid public dissatisfaction over bullet train fares.
Taiwan's average real earnings registered at NT$47,953 between January and July, which was lower than the level 15 years ago, according to a report released by the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS, 主計處) yesterday.
Apple broke its sales record for an opening weekend of a new iPhone model, delivering 10 million in the first three days and boasting it could have sold more if it had them.
Monday, September 22, 2014
Multiple explosions in a county in China's western region of Xinjiang have killed at least two people and injured many others, regional authorities said Monday.
As of yesterday, one citizen had died and four were injured as Tropical Storm Fung-Wong hurtled across Taiwan, the Central Emergency Operation Center reported.
Finance chiefs from G-20 nations said Sunday that they can overcome geo-political tensions and financial risks to achieve an extra combined 1.8 percent growth under reforms agreed among member nations.
Taiwan's Hsu Shu-ching rewrote the record books as she took the women's 53kg class weightlifting gold at the Asian Games on Sunday., 1 Comment
Ashraf Ghani was declared Afghanistan's next president on Sunday after winning the June 14 election, officials said, ending months of disputes over allegations of massive fraud that tipped the country into a political crisis.