Wednesday, October 22, 2014
An R.O.C. Air Force AT-3 trainer jet pilot was killed yesterday following a crash over Kaohsiung City after his aircraft collided with another AT-3 during routine training, the Air Force said yesterday.
New big-screen iPhones helped propel Apple's profit and revenue in the last quarter, as the California tech giant smashed earnings expectations.
China's gross domestic product (GDP) expanded in the third quarter at its slowest pace since the depths of the global financial crisis, official data showed Tuesday, but analysts said the world's second-largest economy may have bottomed out.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Oscar de la Renta, the worldly gentleman designer who shaped the wardrobe of socialites and Hollywood stars for more than four decades, has died. He was 82.
President Ma Ying-jeou called another national security meeting yesterday afternoon, inviting the heads of national security, investigation, police and intelligence to deliberate the food safety issue and follow up on the latest progress in the food safety office, which is expected to be registered as an official government organization this Wednesday., 1 Comment
Taiwan Kaohsiung District Court yesterday issued sentences to Advanced Semiconductor Engineering's (ASE, 日月光) management staff for intentionally leaking industrial waste into the Hou-chin River. The light nature of the sentences provoked protest from both environmental groups and government officials.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe suffered a double setback Monday with the resignations of two female cabinet ministers over claims they misused political funds, dealing a blow to his proclaimed gender reform drive.
Leaders of China's ruling Communist Party opened a highly anticipated meeting Monday as state media emphasized the need to strengthen the country's legal system., 1 Comment
Monday, October 20, 2014
Hong Kong's leader has claimed that "external forces" are participating in student-led pro-democracy protests that have occupied parts of this financial capital for more than three weeks, but provided no evidence to back his accusation.
The Ministry of Health and Welfare (MHW) received positive results from their investigation of Namchow Group's (南僑) oil products yesterday, stating that Namchow's products are suitable for human consumption., 2 Comments
Pro-democracy protesters on Sunday accused police of using excessive force against them after violent clashes in Hong Kong, as a senior politician said weeks of rallies have reached a "critical moment."