Monday, October 27, 2014
St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras, a 22-year-old slugger who was regarded as one of the majors' top prospects, died Sunday in a car accident in his native Dominican Republic.
In a press conference yesterday, Lin Ming-shiung (林敏雄), chairman of Chuan Lian Enterprise Co. (全聯實業), which operates the Pxmart (全聯福利中心) supermarket chain., 1 Comment
Taiwanese tennis star Hsieh Su-wei and her Chinese partner Peng Shuai were defeated in what is expected to be their last doubles match together, failing to defend their title in the last round of the BNP Paribas WTA Finals in Singapore Sunday.
The European Central Bank says 13 of Europe's 130 biggest banks have flunked an in-depth review of their finances and must increase their capital buffers against losses by 10 billion euros (US$12.5 billion).
Tunisians voted Sunday in an election seen as pivotal to establishing democracy in the cradle of the Arab Spring uprisings, with security forces deploying heavily to avert extremist attacks.
Sunday, October 26, 2014
Health authorities yesterday revealed that more than 9 tons of allegedly tainted tallow have been made into food products that have been shipped to various bakeries and food vendors in Taiwan and Hong Kong.
A U.S. student who had issued chilling warnings on Twitter opened fire in a school cafeteria on Friday, killing at least one person and critically injuring three before taking his own life.
Iran hanged Saturday a woman convicted of murdering a former intelligence officer she claimed had tried to sexually assault her, defying international appeals for a stay of execution.
Saturday, October 25, 2014
A coal mine shaft collapsed in northwestern China, killing 16 miners, China's official news agency said Saturday.
President Vladimir Putin of Russia said Friday that the world is becoming an increasingly dangerous place because of U.S. attempts to enforce its will on other countries and that his nation will not comply.