Friday, July 18, 2014
The Taipei District Prosecutors' Office (TDPO, 台灣台北地方法院檢察署) yesterday officially remanded the suspect in the Criminal Investigation Bureau's (CIB) ongoing Nankang Rubber Tire Corp. (南港輪胎公司) corruption case.
A group of influential U.S. lawyers says it has an answer to the question of what should happen to Facebook, Yahoo, Gmail and other online accounts when a person dies.
The United States and Europe significantly strengthened sanctions on Moscow over Ukraine Wednesday, with Washington for the first time directly targeting Russia's banking, military and energy sectors.
She hadn't done splits and high kicks since her cheerleading days in high school, but 40-year-old dance instructor Kriste Lewis set a lofty goal -- to try out for the New Orleans Saints cheerleading squad, known as the Saintsations.
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Israel and Hamas have agreed to a UN request to briefly halt hostilities Thursday on humanitarian grounds, after an Israeli strike killed four Palestinian children on a beach, while efforts intensify to secure a formal truce.
The United States and Europe strengthened sanctions on Moscow over Ukraine Wednesday, with President Barack Obama taking his first direct swipes in the finance, military and energy sectors of the Russian economy.
The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) yesterday discovered NT$230 million in cash at the office and residence of a Nankang Rubber Tire Corp. (南港輪胎公司) purchasing agent surnamed Chen, later arresting him and taking him to the Taipei District Prosecutors' Office (TDPO) over allegations of receiving kickbacks from more than 10 suppliers.
Leaders of the BRICS group of emerging powers hold a summit Wednesday with South American presidents, bringing together nations seeking alternatives to U.S. influence in the region.
Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin (郝龍斌) yesterday showed his support for the Kuomintang's (KMT) Taipei mayoral candidate Sean Lien (連勝文), stating that Lien's widely criticized public statement regarding the underdevelopment of the Neihu and Nangang areas was not incorrect.
Chinese growth accelerated to a forecast-beating 7.5 percent in the second quarter, official data showed Wednesday, as government stimulus provided a much-needed boost to the world's second-largest economy.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Israel on Wednesday warned 100,000 Gazans to flee their homes, as the military intensified its nine-day air campaign after Hamas snubbed an Egyptian ceasefire effort.