Thursday, November 6, 2014
Taipei mayoral candidate Sean Lien (連勝文) said yesterday that his opponent Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) should drop out of the election if police are not able to confirm the existence of the alleged eavesdropping devices...
Taiwan is expected to report a year-on-year increase in exports for October, the ninth consecutive month of growth, Finance Minister Chang Sheng-ford said Wednesday.
Further evidence emerged Wednesday to suggest the 18-country eurozone is more likely to sink back into recession than stage a strong rebound, adding pressure on the European Central Bank (ECB) to enact a further stimulus in the months ahead.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Republicans won control of the U.S. Senate, capturing seats from Democrats in elections Tuesday shaped by deep voter discontent with President Barack Obama., 4 Comments
The government of Spain's wealthy Catalan region put itself on a collision course with Madrid Tuesday by vowing to press ahead with a symbolic independence vote this weekend despite a court-ordered block.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) yesterday said it has already started to examine 12 oil samples from Ting Hsin International Group (頂新集團) that are suspected to contain Agent Orange, a herbicidal weapon that the U.S. military used during the Vietnam War; the results will come out in two weeks.
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Woweprime Co. Chairman Dai Sheng-yi (戴勝益) yesterday acknowledged that his company's crisis management efforts have been inadequate since the outbreak of the edible oil scandal while speaking at a corporate event yesterday in Taipei.
The U.S. trade deficit rose in September, as a broader global economic weakness caused exports to fall.
Americans voted Tuesday in a midterm election that has been cast as a referendum on President Barack Obama and that is all but certain to give opposition Republicans control of both chambers of Congress.
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait are discussing the creation of a military pact to take on Islamic militants, with the possibility of a joint force to intervene around the Middle East, The Associated Press has learned.
Burkina Faso's military promised on Monday to hand power to a "consensus" leader following the popular uprising that toppled Blaise Compaore, as African nations gave the regime two weeks to return to civilian rule.