Plenty of worry for the famous wall that markets often climb, but no Armageddon's on the horizon. Maybe we can get back to "normalcy" after all, even with increased market "volume" more to the upside.
Taiwan must survive. It's not just democracy. It's not just five thousand years of culture. It's not just sweet-smelling hills and rivers like perfume. Nor is it cliffs like granite collapsing into oceans like glittering marble.
Murder, enslavement, torture, rape, and enforced disappearance are just a few of the "unspeakable atrocities" cataloged in an unprecedented U.N. report on North Korea. In short, you can control 25 million people if you kill, maim and imprison enough of them. And if your neighbor, in this case China, cuts off escape routes.
It seems that despite whatever statistics are presented to show evidence of climate change, a vocal contingency continues to question the findings. It has become an ongoing source of contention and debate.
There is a strong belief that the judicial process of prosecuting Chen Shui-bian was badly tainted with party (KMT against DPP) bias. There is a very strong belief that there continue to be human rights principles violated.
It was the first time since the creation of the People's Republic of China in 1949 that the two sides held such high-level official dialogue, and they agreed to establish a permanent communication channel.
Does America even have a national security strategy? I ask because the Pentagon is getting ready to promulgate the latest version of same in the forthcoming Quadrennial Defense Review. And the Obama Administration has given off some big conflicting messages over the past year.
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe blatantly paid homage to the Yasukuni Shrine on December 26th, 2013, which has drawn strong protests and condemnations from China, the ROK and other Asian nations. Here I would like to explain why his visit would spark such an outrage from the international community.
Some of the most notorious malware that's targeted U.S. consumers, banks and retailers over the past few years has originated from Russia or former Soviet states.
By pretending that it is the countries where emissions occur which are the problem, rather than the consumers whose products require the pollution, both the EU and the United States have concealed their real failure to shift their economies to lower carbon consumption.
What happens when you gather the many parts of one woman's life, staging them for all to see in a single one-hour performance?
That this question gets asked with increasing frequency is an indication of how far the bitcoin phenomena has come.
How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather, is having a daily effect on weather, worldwide.
While raising interest rates may dampen falls in a country's currency in the short term, this is not always enough to calm a sell-off and a higher interest rate can hamper growth, squeezing the country further.
A recent groundbreaking study led by Chinese and American scientists, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAC), documents how pollution from US- outsourced manufacturing in China blows back to California and the West Coast.