Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Washington - Eighty-one members of the U.S. Republican National Committee (RNC) have issued a joint statement in support of further strengthening U.S.-Taiwan trade and investment ties.
ATHENS, Greece -- A day ahead of a crucial emergency eurozone summit, European leaders renewed efforts to reach a deal between Greece and its creditors that would allow the debt-ridden country to avoid a default and a potentially disastrous exit from the euro.
A scheduled arbitration between the Taipei City Government and the Taipei Dome's construction and management consortium Farglory Group (遠雄集團) was canceled yesterday after the appointed arbitrator for the company resigned without notice.
Greece's international creditors poured cold water on the chances of a breakthrough at an emergency summit on Monday aimed at finding a deal to save Athens from default and a possible exit from the euro.
EU foreign ministers formally agreed Monday to prolong to January 2016 damaging economic sanctions against Russia to ensure it fully implements Ukraine peace accords, officials said.
Both Israel and Palestinian militants may have committed war crimes during last year's Gaza war, a widely anticipated United Nations report said Monday, decrying the "unprecedented" devastation and human suffering.
Monday, June 22, 2015
KABUL, Taliban militants attacked the Afghan parliament on Monday, with gunfire and a huge explosion rocking the building, sending lawmakers running for cover in chaotic scenes relayed live on television.
NEW YORK - Tech giant Apple late Sunday bowed to pressure from pop superstar Taylor Swift and raised payments to artists for its forthcoming music streaming service.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras unveiled new proposals to European leaders Sunday aimed at ending his country's debt crisis, on the eve of a summit that could determine whether Greece crashes out of the eurozone.
Italian prosecutors are seeking to indict 297 people and the Bank of China in connection with a massive money-laundering investigation reported by The Associated Press earlier this month., 1 Comment
Kuomintang (KMT) presidential hopeful Hung Hsiu-chu's (洪秀柱) trip to the U.S. is now extremely unlikely unless circumstances dictate it is absolutely essential, according to a source close to her.