Sunday, October 4, 2015
The first bodies of Iranians killed in a stampede at the hajj arrived home from Saudi Arabia Saturday after a controversial nine-day delay and questions over the final death toll.
Saturday, October 3, 2015
Armed with multiple guns, a 26-year-old man walked into a morning writing class at a community college in a rural U.S. town and opened fire, hitting some students with multiple gunshots. A witness said a teacher was struck in the head.
The agriculture minister said yesterday that the government should support domestic industries hurt by trade liberalization, but not by maintaining import barriers.
U.S. hiring slowed sharply in September, and job gains for July and August were lower than previously thought, a sour note for a labor market that had been steadily improving.
The Ministry of Labor warned Friday that the consumption of dog or cat meat is a violation of the Animal Protection Act, in the wake of reports that some foreign workers in Taiwan have killed dogs or cats for their meat., 3 Comments
Friday, October 2, 2015
The latest round of trade talks between Taiwan and the U.S. under the bilateral Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) made much ground in a number of areas on its first day, yesterday, but both sides have yet to reach consensus on issues such as U.S. pork imports, said a U.S. trade official., 1 Comment
Russian warplanes unleashed a new wave of strikes against opponents of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad Thursday, as Moscow and Washington prepared for urgent talks to avoid clashes between their forces.
Taiwan's economic growth may not be on track to reach 1 percent in 2015 after a contraction in the third quarter, the Directorate-General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS, 主計總處) said yesterday.
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The European Union is threatening to take trade action against Taiwan and the Comoros if they do not contain within six months illegal and unregulated fishing, which is a major contributor to the depletion of key commercial stocks., 1 Comment