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ICIJ to release Panama Papers offshore companies data
ICIJ to release Panama Papers offshore companies data


Taiwan News, Staff Writer

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) announced Tuesday that it will launch a searchable database on May 9 with information on more than 200,000...full story
updated 2016-04-28 11:28 AM
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ICIJ to release Panama Papers offshore companies data ICIJ to release Panama Papers offshore companies data

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) announced Tuesday that it will launch a searchable database on May 9 with information on more than 200,000....Fullstory

2016-04-28 11:28 AM

Pacquiao presses senatorial campaign despite kidnap threat

Associated Press

SAN PABLO, Philippines (AP) -- Boxing star Manny Pacquiao has pressed on with his campaign for a seat in the Philippine Senate, barnstorming in a....Fullstory

2016-04-28 10:22 PM

In 'Papa,' Hemingway returns to Cuba via the silver screen
By E.J. TAMARA
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Ernest Hemingway left Cuba shortly after Fidel Castro's revolution, as relations with the United States began to fall into a deep....Fullstory

2016-04-28 09:22 PM

Asian News Digest, AS

Associated Press

ASIA: KOREAN-TENSIONS -- A suspected powerful intermediate-range North Korean missile crashes moments after liftoff, South Korea's Defense Ministry says, in what would be the second such....Fullstory

2016-04-28 09:22 PM

U.S. looking forward to working with Tsai: AIT director

Central News Agency

The United States sees Taiwan as a vital partner and looks forward to working with President-elect Tsai Ing-wen and her incoming administration to build on....Fullstory

2016-04-28 08:24 PM

Family: 2 Palestinian siblings slain by Israel without cause

Associated Press

QATANA, West Bank (AP) -- The parents of two Palestinian siblings gunned down at a West Bank checkpoint say Israeli troops killed them without cause. The....Fullstory

2016-04-28 08:22 PM

Aetna tops Street 1Q forecasts, hikes 2016 forecast
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Aetna's first quarter earnings slid nearly 7 percent as enrollment dipped, but the nation's third-largest health insurer topped Wall Street expectations and hiked its 2016....Fullstory

2016-04-28 08:22 PM

More Cabinet members announced More Cabinet members announced
By George Liao
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Premier-designate Lin Chun on Thursday announced five more future Cabinet members, including interior minister and minister of transportation and communications. National Taiwan University....Fullstory

2016-04-28 06:33 PM

Taiwan to lodge strong protest with Japan for fishing boat detention

Central News Agency

Foreign Affairs Minister David Lin will summon Japan's representative to Taiwan Friday to convey Taiwan's strong protest against the Japanese coast guard's detention of a....Fullstory

2016-04-28 05:47 PM

Migrants: UN secretary general critical of European curbs

Associated Press

VIENNA (AP) -- U.N. Secretary-General Ban ki-Moon is criticizing restrictions on refugees in Europe, saying they "negatively impact" commitments to international law. Ban did not name....Fullstory

2016-04-28 05:22 PM

Polish president OKs new judge for top court as crisis grows

Associated Press

WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Poland's president has sworn in a new judge to the Constitutional Tribunal as political conflict over appointments to the court is....Fullstory

2016-04-28 10:22 PM

Local groups blame Mali military for deaths in central Mali
By BABA AHMED
Associated Press

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) -- Local rights groups in Mali warn that the army and its allies are torturing and killing civilians from an ethnic group....Fullstory

2016-04-28 10:22 PM

Lawyers representing Hillsborough families reveal lawsuit

Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- Lawyers representing some of the families of 96 soccer fans crushed to death in a crowded stadium in 1989 say they've filed....Fullstory

2016-04-28 09:22 PM

The Latest: Jane Sanders: Open primaries 'more democratic'

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on campaign 2016 (all times Eastern): 7:45 a.m. Bernie Sanders' wife and adviser Jane Sanders says his campaign will do well in....Fullstory

2016-04-28 09:22 PM

Premier-designate finalizes his Cabinet lineup

Central News Agency

Premier-designate Lin Chuan finalized his incoming Cabinet lineup Thursday by announcing that Hochen Tanwill serve as the head of the Ministry of Transportation and....Fullstory

2016-04-28 08:22 PM

German FM calls Trump's foreign policy plans contradictory

Associated Press

BERLIN (AP) -- Germany's foreign minister says Donald Trump's foreign policy ideas are unclear and contradictory. The Republican presidential front-runner declared Wednesday that he would put....Fullstory

2016-04-28 08:22 PM

Yemeni officials say bomber targets Aden police chief's home
By AHMED AL-HAJ
Associated Press

SANAA (AP) -- Yemeni security officials say a suicide car bomber in women's clothes has detonated his explosives-laden vehicle near the house of the southern....Fullstory

2016-04-28 07:01 PM

Taiwan to uphold rights to fish on high seas: president

Central News Agency

President Ma Ying-jeou reaffirmed Thursday that Taiwan will uphold the freedom of its fishermen operating on the high seas and will not budge on this....Fullstory

2016-04-28 05:47 PM

Cabinet approves draft law revision to allow online alcohol sales

Central News Agency

The Cabinet gave a green light Thursday to a law amendment proposal allowing the online sale of alcohol. Premier Simon Chang said the proposed amendment to....Fullstory

2016-04-28 05:37 PM

Republican donors deny Cruz, Kasich needed funds, data show
By JULIE BYKOWICZ and CHAD DAY
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- It seems like a logical pairing: Republican donors who despise Donald Trump, and two GOP presidential hopefuls sticking it out to keep....Fullstory

2016-04-28 05:22 PM

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