Saturday, March 1, 2014
Ukraine's ousted President Viktor Yanukovych insisted on Friday that he had not been overthrown as he defiantly resurfaced in Russia from a week in hiding and savaged the new pro-Western powers in Kiev.
President Ma Ying-jeou yesterday said there should be no "off-limits" areas in investigations into the truths behind the 228 Incident.
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The troubled MtGox Bitcoin exchange filed for bankruptcy protection in Japan Friday, with its chief executive saying it had lost nearly half a billion U.S. dollars worth of the digital currency in a possible theft.
Transportation Minister Yeh Kuang-shih (葉匡時) during a radio interview yesterday said that the Taoyuan Aerotropolis Project is the most important project of the next 40 or 50 years, noting that if the project fails, "Taiwan might as well say goodbye."
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Friday, February 28, 2014
Dozens of armed men in military uniforms without markings were patrolling the airport in the capital of Ukraine's strategic Crimea region on Friday as tensions in the country's Russian-speaking southeast escalated.
Japan's recovery is holding steady ahead of a looming sales tax hike, economic indicators showed Friday, though weakness in wages and spending suggest it remains vulnerable to a reversal.
The start of a weeklong string of holidays leading up to the March 5 anniversary of former President Hugo Chavez's death did not completely pull protesters from the streets Thursday as the government apparently hoped.
North Korea test-fired four short-range missiles into the sea Thursday, Seoul's defense ministry said, in an apparent show of force to coincide with South Korea-U.S. joint military exercises.
Cross-strait negotiators yesterday signed agreements on meteorological exchanges and earthquake monitoring.
The economic monitoring indicator flashed the "yellow-blue" signal in January, representing a transitional economy, according to a report released by the National Development Council (NDC) yesterday.