Thursday, October 2, 2014
Kuomintang (KMT) Legislator Alex Tsai (蔡正元) yesterday denied rumors of a steadily worsening rift within the campaign team of KMT Taipei mayoral candidate Sean Lien (連勝文), dismissing them as "groundless talk." The remarks came following a report made by the local magazine Next., 1 Comment
The United States has diagnosed its first case of Ebola in a man who was infected in Liberia and traveled to Texas, U.S. health officials said Tuesday, pledging to contain the virus that has killed more than 3,000.
There is no need to issue a health advisory against travel to the United States in the wake of the country's first reported case of Ebola, Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Wednesday., 1 Comment
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Hong Kong demonstrators Tuesday rejected demands immediately to end rallies that have paralyzed the city's downtown, their numbers swelling for a third night before a national holiday expected to put their campaign for free elections into overdrive.
Huang Yun-wen (黃韻文) defeated her slightly more experienced South Korean opponent in the 2014 Asian Games' women's taekwondo bantamweight match to win a gold medal yesterday.
China's manufacturing activity came in below initial expectations in September, HSBC said Tuesday, adding to pressure for Beijing to address slowing growth in the world's second-largest economy.
Inflation across the 18 euro countries dipped further toward zero in September, piling pressure on the European Central Bank (ECB) to pull the trigger on its biggest stimulus weapon -- a large-scale program to create new money.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Hong Kong's embattled leader called Tuesday for an immediate end to street demonstrations that have drawn tens of thousands and paralysed the city, but protesters refused to move until Beijing grants the financial hub genuine democracy.
The ranks of Hong Kong democracy protesters who have paralyzed parts of the city swelled into their tens of thousands Monday, digging in for another night of confrontation with police in their campaign for free elections., 3 Comments
Taiwanese TV producer Angie Chai (柴智屏) denied bribery allegations against her in China on Monday, saying that she is simply needed in an investigation as a witness.
Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai was sworn in Monday as Afghanistan's new president, replacing Hamid Karzai in the country's first transfer of power since the 2001 U.S.-led invasion toppled the Taliban.