Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Polls opened Wednesday for nearly 187 million Indonesians eligible to vote in single-day legislative elections, a huge feat in the still-young democracy that's expected to help clear the path for the country's next president.
In a meeting with the editors-in-chief and publishers of 17 English-language newspapers that comprise the Asia News Network, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (李顯龍) remarked yesterday that recent progress in cross-strait economic agreement negotiations represents a good opportunity for Taiwan that should not be squandered., 14 Comments
新加坡總理李顯龍今天在接見亞洲新聞網(Asia News Network)的17國英文報業總編輯時表示兩岸目前的經濟協議對台灣來說是好協議，不簽可惜，這是近兩年來，李顯龍首次針對兩岸協議發表談話。
Both ruling and opposition party caucuses yesterday claimed that Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng (王金平) will be paying for the damage caused by the student activists that occupied the Legislature for three weeks., 5 Comments
The International Monetary Fund said Tuesday China's economic growth would slow to 7.5 percent this year and 7.3 percent in 2015, avoiding a "hard landing" if the government addresses risks and undertakes reforms.
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Visiting U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Chinese military chiefs traded warnings and rebukes Tuesday as they clashed over Beijing's territorial disputes with its neighbors, North Korea's missile program and cyber espionage., 2 Comments
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Search crews have failed to relocate faint sounds heard deep in the Indian Ocean, possibly from the missing Malaysian jetliner's black boxes whose batteries are at the end of their life.
Shabazz Napier walked slowly through the hallway of the stadium -- the tears still drying, the twine from the cut-down net still hanging around his neck.
The students occupying the Legislative Yuan will be leaving this coming Thursday and the movement will be switching from "defense to attack," student activist leaders Chen Wei-ting (陳為廷) and Lin Fei-fan (林飛帆) announced last night., 3 Comments
President Ma Ying-jeou said yesterday that the student activists' decision to end their occupation of the Legislative Yuan's Assembly Hall is in line with the expectations of the nation's absolute majority., 2 Comments
Japan and Australia on Monday said they had reached "substantive agreement" on a long-awaited free-trade deal, in a rare opening of Japan's protected markets, even as talks to ink a huge Asia-Pacific agreement run into trouble.
An Australian navy ship has detected new underwater signals consistent with aircraft black boxes, the chief of the MH370 search said Monday, calling it the "most promising lead" yet in the month-old hunt for the missing plane.