Sunday, February 23, 2014
The whereabouts of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych were unclear on Sunday, a day after he left the capital and his arch foe Yulia Tymoshenko was freed from prison and returned to Kiev to address a massive, adoring crowd.
Gunmen in a pickup truck attacked an anti-government protest in Thailand's east, killing at least one person, a child, and wounding dozens, as violence in the country's 3-month-old political crisis spread outside the capital, Bangkok, officials said Sunday.
The Ministry of Finance (MOF) will be making a report today on a plan aimed at stabilizing the nation's financial status and debts, Finance Minister Chang Sheng-ford (張盛和) said yesterday.
Asia Pacific trade ministers began a fresh round of talks in Singapore Saturday for a huge U.S.-led Pacific free trade area, hoping to conclude a deal this year after missing a deadline in 2013.
The joy of being reunited for the first time in decades turned to grief for North and South Korean families Saturday as a rare cross-border visit ended, with participants unlikely to ever see their relatives again.
The U.S.-based Foreign Policy magazine published a story criticizing Taiwan's media for its sensationalism and lack of interests in global affairs., 3 Comments
Saturday, February 22, 2014
President Barack Obama granted an audience to Tibet's Dalai Lama over the strong objections from China that the U.S. was meddling it its affairs. The White House took pains to ensure the meeting was not portrayed as a conference of two heads of state., 2 Comments
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro urged Barack Obama to "accept the challenge" and hold direct talks, a surprise overture made after days of accusing Washington of plotting his overthrow.
Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) was blocked from delivering his report of administrative policies on schedule in the new session of the Legislative Yuan yesterday by Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and Taiwan Solidarity Union (TSU) legislators who oppose the recent revisions to high school history course guidelines.