Saturday, August 22, 2015
A key indicator of mainland China's manufacturing activity slumped to a 77-month low in August, an independent survey showed Friday, fueling concerns of further deceleration in the world's second-largest economy.
Friday, August 21, 2015
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Friday declared his frontline troops in a "quasi-state of war" and ordered them to prepare for battle a day after the most serious confrontation between the rivals in years.
Greece's president will launch the process Friday of asking opposition leaders to form a new government, after a party rebellion over a bailout deal forced Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to call early elections next month.
Somber horns sounded Friday at the site of Bangkok's deadly bomb blast as officials joined a multi-religious ceremony for victims of this week's attack, the latest effort to show that the bustling capital was respectfully, if cautiously, moving on.
In an attempt to bolster the stagnating economy, the Cabinet yesterday gave the green light to a number of short-term proposals and pledged NT$3.5 billion for the Productivity 4.0 program to boost eight industries by the end of 2016.
South Korea fired dozens of shells Thursday at rival North Korea after the North lobbed a single rocket at a South Korean town near the world's most heavily armed border, the South's Defense Ministry said.
The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) on Thursday issued a sea warning for Typhoon Goni, cautioning against increasing winds and rough waves in waters off Eastern and Southern Taiwan.
Thai police on Thursday said they had questioned and freed one man who handed himself in after being seen on CCTV at the Bangkok shrine moments before a deadly bomb blast, but the prime suspect remains at large.
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Thailand said Thursday international terror groups were likely not behind a deadly Bangkok shrine bombing, but appealed for Interpol help in hunting a foreign man accused of being the prime suspect.
Hackers say they have exposed unfaithful partners across the world, posting what they said were the personal details of millions of people registered with cheating website Ashley Madison.