Thursday, December 4, 2014
The Presidential Office announced yesterday that President Ma Ying-jeou has named incumbent Vice Premier Mao Chi-kuo (毛治國) as the new premier, with Mao set to take office today., 1 Comment
Corruption has worsened in China, Turkey and other fast-growing economies, a watchdog warned Wednesday, urging the world's banking centers to help combat graft and money-laundering., 1 Comment
An Egyptian court condemned 188 people to death Tuesday over a deadly attack on police, as the prosecution said it will appeal the acquittal of ex-President Hosni Mubarak over protester deaths.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Kenya's interior minister and police chief were removed from their posts on Tuesday, hours after Somalia's Shebab rebels carried out a fresh massacre in the northeast of the country.
Iranian fighter jets struck Islamic State militants in eastern Iraq in recent days, the Pentagon said Tuesday, signaling Tehran's determination to confront the jihadists and Washington's tacit partnership with arch-foe Iran.
At yesterday's Zhongshan meeting (中山會報), President and Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) said he will be announcing his official resignation as party leader at the KMT's weekly Central Standing Committee, in order to take responsibility for the KMT's massive election loss., 4 Comments
A Chinese Culture University (文化大學) student suspected of murdering his landlord was arrested yesterday after neighbors called the Taipei City Police Department's Shilin Precinct and complained about a mattress containing an unidentifiable object in the apartment's hallway that was emitting a pungent odor.
The original founders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy Occupy movement tearfully announced Tuesday they would "surrender" by turning themselves in to police and urged protesters on the streets to retreat.
Islamic extremists killed 36 non-Muslim quarry workers in northern Kenya early Tuesday, prompting Kenya's president to announce a security shakeup Tuesday, firing his Interior Minister and accepting the resignation of the national police chief.
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
A prominent Hong Kong teen protest leader said Monday he's going on a hunger strike after a failed attempt by pro-democracy activists to step up their flagging movement for democratic reforms by surrounding government headquarters., 1 Comment
With 2014 on track to become the warmest year on record and time running short, more than 190 nations began talks on a new worldwide deal to limit greenhouse gas emissions and keep global warming from causing irreversible damage.