Thursday, October 16, 2014
U.S. retail sales retreated in September as purchases of autos, gasoline, furniture and clothing slowed, a sign that recent job gains have yet to significantly boost consumer spending.
Inflation in China fell to 1.6 percent in September, the government said Wednesday, below analysts' forecasts and the lowest in the world's second-largest economy for almost five years.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Hong Kong police came under fire Wednesday after plainclothes officers were filmed beating and kicking a handcuffed protester during some of the worst clashes since mass democracy rallies erupted two weeks ago.
The world is falling behind in a desperate race stop the deadly Ebola outbreak, a top UN official warned on Tuesday amid dire predictions that thousands of new infections are possible before year's end.
As the nation unites to boycott products and services offered by Ting Hsin International Group (頂新國際集團), the company is allegedly pondering backing off from its reinvestment businesses Wei Chuan (味全) and Taiwan Star Telecom Corp. (台灣之星) to preserve them from the boycott movement., 1 Comment
Hong Kong police vowed Tuesday to tear down more street barricades manned by pro-democracy protesters, hours after hundreds of officers armed with chainsaws and boltcutters partially cleared two major roads occupied for a fortnight.
After vanishing from the public eye for nearly six weeks, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is back, ending rumors that he was gravely ill, deposed or worse.
Premier Jiang Yi-huah yesterday apologized on the government's behalf for loopholes that were partially to blame for the recent food scandals that shocked consumers throughout Taiwan.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
British lawmakers voted Monday in favor of recognizing Palestine as a state, a symbolic move intended to increase pressure for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
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A food safety office will be established in the near future as part of President Ma Ying-jeou's most recent bid to combat the tainted food scares that have shaken the nation over the past few months., 1 Comment
Food processor Uni-President Enterprises Corp. (統一企業) opened the doors of its animal feed factory and edible oil tanks in Tainan to the media on Monday to protect its image after it was implicated in a cooking oil scare that is gripping the country., 1 Comment