Friday, April 11, 2014
China Thursday unveiled a plan allowing cross-trading between Hong Kong and Shanghai's stock markets, in the mainland's latest move to open up its capital markets and promote the yuan as an international currency.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Italy said Wednesday that 4,000 migrants have reached its shores by boat in the past two days -- the highest number since it launched a naval operation to rescue them in the wake of two shipwrecks last year.
With the implementation delay of the Cross-Strait Trade in Services Agreement, many countries have placed a hold on their current trade negotiations with Taiwan, said Economic Minister Chang Chia-juch (張家祝) yesterday., 6 Comments
The Executive Yuan will be filing for civil compensation of NT$3 million from the protesters that barged into the Executive Yuan on March 23, Cabinet spokesman Su Li-chun (孫立群) said yesterday., 2 Comments
A student armed with a knife went on a stabbing and slashing spree at a high school near Pittsburgh on Wednesday morning, leaving as many as 20 people injured, including four students who suffered serious wounds, authorities said. The suspect, a male student, was taken into custody and being questioned by police.
Queen Elizabeth II on Tuesday welcomed the Irish president to Britain for the first time since the republic became independent with a banquet, controversially attended by former IRA commander Martin Guinness.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Polls opened Wednesday for nearly 187 million Indonesians eligible to vote in single-day legislative elections, a huge feat in the still-young democracy that's expected to help clear the path for the country's next president.
In a meeting with the editors-in-chief and publishers of 17 English-language newspapers that comprise the Asia News Network, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (李顯龍) remarked yesterday that recent progress in cross-strait economic agreement negotiations represents a good opportunity for Taiwan that should not be squandered., 14 Comments
新加坡總理李顯龍今天在接見亞洲新聞網(Asia News Network)的17國英文報業總編輯時表示兩岸目前的經濟協議對台灣來說是好協議，不簽可惜，這是近兩年來，李顯龍首次針對兩岸協議發表談話。
Both ruling and opposition party caucuses yesterday claimed that Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng (王金平) will be paying for the damage caused by the student activists that occupied the Legislature for three weeks., 5 Comments
The International Monetary Fund said Tuesday China's economic growth would slow to 7.5 percent this year and 7.3 percent in 2015, avoiding a "hard landing" if the government addresses risks and undertakes reforms.
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