Sunday, September 14, 2014
China's industrial production growth slowed sharply in August to its lowest level for more than five years at 6.9 percent, official data showed Saturday, intensifying concerns for the world's second-largest economy.
Despite the cease-fire agreement, renewed fighting flared up Saturday in eastern Ukraine between pro-Russian rebels and government forces, while Moscow sent a second convoy of trucks into Ukraine without Kiev's consent.
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Assembling a coalition to fight the militants from the Islamic State group is proving to be a complicated affair.
The United States and European Union hit Russia with tough new sanctions Friday in a coordinated riposte to Moscow's "unacceptable behaviour" in Ukraine despite a fragile truce.
Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) yesterday afternoon bowed and apologized over the recent tainted edible oil scandal during his policy report at the Legislative Yuan., 1 Comment
The Pingtung District Prosecutors Office yesterday applied for Chang Guann (強冠) Chairman Yeh Wen-hsiang (葉文祥) to be indicted over his involvement in the recent tainted oil scandal after an interrogation session in which Yeh appeared uncooperative., 1 Comment
European ministers struggled to strike a balance on Friday between turning around a moribund eurozone economy and cutting bloated national budgets burdened with debt.
Auto buying drove U.S. retail sales higher in August, a possible sign that job growth in recent months has led to accelerated consumer spending.
Oscar Pistorius was on Friday found guilty of culpable homicide and faced a potential lengthy jail term for shooting dead his glamorous girlfriend, in a case that shattered the Paralympian hero's glittering career.
Friday, September 12, 2014
The United States tripled its estimate for the number of Islamic State fighters as it geared up for a "more aggressive" air campaign and Arab nations rallied behind President Barack Obama's nascent coalition against the jihadists.
During his trial, Oscar Pistorius sometimes retched and sobbed. The double-amputee Olympian sobbed again on Thursday, this time in apparent relief as a judge said the evidence did not support a murder conviction for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Taiwan-native Baltimore Orioles starter Wei-Yin Chen (陳偉殷) on Wednesday pitched perfectly into the sixth inning until the perfection was broken by a Red Sox rookie catcher who doubled for his first major league hit.