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PH2015-07-01 09:50
Governments sign pact to create Chinese-led Asian bank

Envoys of governments that plan to join a proposed Chinese-led regional bank have signed an agreement that outlines its management structure and voting stakes, according to the Associated Press. Un...

PH2015-07-01 09:50
Turkey has ‘deep concerns’ over Chinese fasting ban on Uighurs

Turkey says it has conveyed “deep concerns” to China over reports that minority Chinese Uighur Muslims were being prevented from worship and fasting during the Muslim month of Ramadan, acc...

PH2015-07-01 09:50
Malaysia spares Filipina drugs convict from execution

Officials say Malaysia’s pardons board has commuted to life imprisonment the death sentence on a Filipino woman convicted of smuggling 5 kilograms (11 pounds) of cocaine at Kuala Lumpur’s ...

PH2015-07-01 09:30
Indian cancer expert granted Taiwan residency

The NIA granted residency to Thanasekaran Jayakimar, an environmental science doctor from India. He has been working at National Taipei Medical University since 2009 and has published 46 research thes...

PH2015-07-01 09:30
Taipei city library holds new immigrant reading event

The Taipei city library is holding series of new immigrant culture activities beginning July 4 to promote the communication and understanding between different ethnic groups. The activities include...

PH2015-06-30 17:00
Google Now Cards for Ramadhan released in Indonesia

Google released on Tuesday a special Ramadhan edition in its Google Now Cards application in Indonesia, the world’s biggest Muslim-majority country. Google Now Cards is an application that pr...

PH2015-06-30 17:00
US report highlights Indonesia’s poor law enforcement

Despite progress as one of the world’s biggest democracies, Indonesia’s law enforcement is still substandard and rampant with human rights violations, a report by the US government states....

PH2015-06-30 17:00
Over 27,000 farmers to benefit from new farm machines

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) will turn over P19.3-million worth of farm machines next month to 42 farmers organizations of Region 1 to help increase farm productivity and household income. ...

PH2015-06-30 15:20
More than 100 feared dead in Indonesian military plane crashes

An Indonesian military transport plane crashed into a hotel and houses in the northern Sumatra city of Medan on Tuesday, killing at least 68 people, an official said. By Tuesday evening, 68 bodies ...

PH2015-06-30 12:10
Elementary students donate allowance to terminally ill classmate

A foreign-born Taiwanese surnamed Chiu is in the terminal stage of cancer, but because she doesn’t have citizenship and National Health Insurance, her grandmother has to pay for her great amount...