Friday, November 28, 2014
Kuomintang (KMT) Taipei Mayoral candidate Sean Lien (連勝文) was egged by onlookers yesterday as he and his election team "swept the streets" and continued their efforts to garner votes.
Wang Yung-tsai (王永在), Formosa Plastics Group (FPG) co-founder as well as the youngest brother of late FPG founder Wang Yung-ching (王永慶), died in peace at the age of 93 yesterday, according to an announcement from the company.
The European Parliament voted overwhelmingly for the break-up of Google Thursday in a largely symbolic vote that nevertheless cast another blow in the four-year standoff between Brussels and the U.S. Internet giant.
Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) ministers met Thursday to decide whether to slash oil production amid a glut in global supplies, sending crude prices to new lows ahead of their pivotal vote.
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Hong Kong police arrested 11 more people in a second night of scuffles with demonstrators angry at having their 2-month-old pro-democracy protest camp in a volatile neighborhood shut down, officials said Thursday.
A trial has begun for a Japanese journalist charged with defaming South Korea's president by reporting rumors that she was absent for seven hours during a ferry disaster in April because she was with a man.
The Taipei District Prosecutors Office (TDPO, 台灣台北地方法院檢察署) yesterday held a hearing over the wiretapping that targeted independent Taipei mayoral candidate Ko Wen-je (柯文哲).
Ting Hsin International Group (頂新集團) is under growing financial pressure and may be forced to liquidate its assets after banks tighten money supply to the company, Ting Hsin said in a statement released yesterday.
European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker unveiled a huge 315-billion euro investment plan Wednesday to "kick-start" the stalling economy, saying it would show the world that Europe is back in business.
Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods rose in October, but a key category that tracks business investment plans declined sharply for a second straight month.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Hong Kong authorities began clearing a 2-month-old pro-democracy protest site in Mong Kok district Tuesday, risking confrontation with demonstrators in the neighborhood, a flashpoint for previous violent clashes with police and angry mobs.