Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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."
North and South Korean troops briefly exchanged fire Sunday in the latest in a series of minor border skirmishes that have raised military tensions on the divided peninsula.
Pope Francis on Sunday beatified Pope Paul VI, concluding the remarkable meeting of bishops debating family issues that drew parallels to the tumultuous reforms of the Second Vatican Council which Paul oversaw and implemented.
Sunday, October 19, 2014
Although the Australian government has confirmed that the beef tallow imported by Namchow Group (南僑) "could be used in food," the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) remained suspicious and is conducting tests on Namchow's food products., 1 Comment
Hong Kong's embattled government said it will open talks with student demonstrators Tuesday, after three nights of violent clashes between police and protesters who have paralyzed parts of the city with mass pro-democracy rallies.
Relatives of Nigeria's kidnapped schoolgirls on Saturday dared voice cautious hope of seeing the teenagers finally freed after officials claimed to have reached a deal with Boko Haram militants.
The World Health Organization bungled efforts to halt the spread of Ebola in West Africa, an internal report revealed Friday, as U.S. President Barack Obama named a trusted political adviser to take control of America's frenzied response to the epidemic.
Taiwan will require all inbound travelers to disclose their travel histories as part of efforts to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus, Health Minister-designate Chiang Been-huang (蔣丙煌) said Saturday., 1 Comment