Tuesday, December 10, 2013
No Taiwanese nationals in Singapore were injured during the city-state's largest riot in decades, which took place late Sunday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said yesterday., 1 Comment
Monday, December 9, 2013
Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra dissolved parliament on Monday and called a snap election, but anti-government protest leaders pressed ahead with mass demonstrations seeking to install an unelected body to run the country.
A powerful storm that crept across the country dropped snow, freezing rain and sleet on the Mid-Atlantic region and headed northeast Sunday, turning NFL playing fields in Pennsylvania into winter wonderlands, dumping a foot of snow in Delaware and threatening a messy Monday commute in the northeast corridor.
South Korea said on Sunday it has extended its air defense zone to partially overlap with a similar zone declared by China two weeks ago that has sharply raised regional tensions.
Three Chinese ships entered disputed waters off Tokyo-controlled islands in the East China Sea on Sunday, the Japanese coastguard said, the first such incident since Beijing announced an air defense zone in the area last month.
Taiwan yesterday repeated calls for a peaceful resolution regarding recent issues surrounding mainland China's new Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) in the East China Sea, after South Korea yesterday announced an extension of its own ADIZ to an area partially overlapping with that of China's, a move which could further ratchet up tensions in the region., 1 Comment
Thai opposition lawmakers resigned en masse from parliament Sunday, deepening the kingdom's political crisis as anti-government protesters vowed a final showdown despite an election offer from the embattled prime minister.
Taiwan will change to a freeway toll collection system based on kilometers traveled by the end of the year, but freeway authorities said yesterday they could not pinpoint the system's launch date until final tests have been completed.
A stunning performance by an upstart anti-corruption party helped topple India's ruling Congress party in elections to New Delhi's state assembly Sunday, only months before the country goes to the polls.