Thursday, November 19, 2015
A Taipei-based hot dog and ham production company has been accused of using non-food grade chemical ingredients in its products, the Taipei City Health Department announced yesterday, and the products are thought to have affected at least five stores, including breakfast shops., 1 Comment
Amid gunfire and explosions, police raided a suburban Paris apartment where the suspected mastermind of last week's attacks was believed to be holed up Wednesday. The siege ended with two deaths and seven arrests but no clear information on the fugitive's fate.
U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday demanded mainland China end artificial island building in the hotly contested South China Sea, upping the pressure on Beijing at a regional leaders' summit.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Taipei - Eric Chu, chairman of the ruling Kuomintang (KMT) and its presidential candidate, has named former Labor Minister Wang Ju-hsuan as his running mate in the Jan. 16, 2016 presidential election., 3 Comments
YOLA, Nigeria -- A night-time suicide bombing blamed on Boko Haram extremists killed 32 people and wounded 80 Tuesday at a truck stop in northeastern Nigeria, an emergency official said.
SAINT-DENIS, France -- A woman wearing an explosive suicide vest blew herself up as heavily armed police tried to storm a suburban Paris apartment where the suspected mastermind of last week's attacks was believed to be holed up, police said Wednesday.
The Legislature yesterday passed a bill repealing a capital gains tax on equity trades that had been scheduled to come into force in 2018.
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The Kuomintang (KMT) caucus yesterday resurrected accusations against Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) vice presidential candidate Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) of academic plagiarism, which were first directed at him in 2007.., 1 Comment
U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday offered the Philippines a warship as part of a US$250-million aid package to Southeast Asian allies worried about Chinese efforts to control the South China Sea.