Monday, July 20, 2015
The Emmy-winning character actor best known for playing the bespectacled Las Vegas mobster Moe Greene in "The Godfather" has died. Alex Rocco was 79.
Deputy Legislative Speaker Hung Hsiu-chu officially became the Kuomintang's (KMT) 2016 presidential candidate yesterday at the ruling party's national congress held at Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall in downtown Taipei., 1 Comment
In a move likely to irk mainland China, the new U.S. commander of the Pacific Fleet joined a seven-hour surveillance flight over the disputed South China Sea over the weekend on board one of America's newest spy planes.
Support for the government of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has plunged to an all-time low after it pushed unpopular defense bills through parliament despite public anger, according to a new poll.
The Taiwan branch of McDonald's Corp. responded to pressure late Sunday and decided to end its new 60-second drive-thru program ahead of schedule in the wake of complaints from its employees and a pending investigation into its labor practices.
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Sunday, July 19, 2015
Militants in Egypt's restive Sinai Peninsula attacked two military checkpoints, killing at least five soldiers Saturday in the latest violence there targeting security forces, officials and state media said.
Former FIFA vice president Jeffrey Webb pleaded not guilty in US court Saturday in connection with a massive international corruption scandal, with his release set at a $10 million bond.
A South Korean intelligence official has been found dead in an apparent suicide amid a growing political scandal over a covert hacking programme used by the country's spy agency, police said Sunday.
Chinese Taipei's Chou Tien-chen yesterday beat China's two-time Olympic gold medalist Lin Dan to advance to the men's singles final in the Yonex Open Chinese Taipei 2015 badminton tournament.
Google's stock roared out of a long slumber Friday to produce the biggest shareholder windfall in U.S. history as investors rewarded the Internet company for promising to curb its spending on risky projects.
An attack by the Islamic State group on a crowded marketplace in Iraq's eastern Diyala province has killed 115 people, including women and children, in one of the deadliest single attacks in the country in the past decade.
Deputy Legislative Speaker Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱) will not mention her controversial "one China, same interpretation" policy today at the Kuomintang's (KMT) national party congress, according to her spokesman.