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1. Faina Chiang(蔣方良/原名芬娜), the Russian-born widow of the late President Chiang Ching-kuo, died from respiratory(心肺衰竭) failure in hospital yesterday. She was 88. Death came to the former first lady(前第一夫人) at noon at the Taipei Veterans General Hospital(榮民總醫院), where she was admitted after an asthma attack(氣喘病) on October 6.
2. "There was chaos, people were screaming. Someone had broken a leg, others were lying near the derailed coaches(脫軌車廂) with blood running down their heads," area resident Shyam Babbar told Reuters by phone.
3. HSBC(上海匯豐銀行)recently announced the kick-off of its latest talent search(徵才) campaign. The goal is to recruit 550 new staff in 2005, most of who(whom) will be in place by the end of March 2005.
4. The surprise outcome(意外的選舉結果) of Saturday's legislative elections(立法委員選舉), blocking(阻擋) the pro-independence President Chen Shui-bian's bid to control the legislature, is a relief(鬆口氣) for Beijing, Washington and Taiwan's neighbors.
5. But the electorate's support for the blue group could not have increased if Washington had not sent timely and blunt warnings(即時及直率的警告) against Chen's provocative rhetoric
6. Evidence of more prisoner abuse(虐待囚犯) in Iraq has come to light(顯露) after the US military was forced to release it by the courts. The documents show that US marines carried out a mock execution, used electric shocks and burned prisoners.
7. Egypt wants jobs. Israel wants a meaningful peace. On Tuesday, they signed an agreement that they hope will fulfill both their goals and maintain the momentum for revitalized Mideast peace negotiations.
8. The jury that found Scott Peterson guilty of murdering his pregnant wife, Laci, and the couple’s unborn son recommended(建議) Monday that he should die for his crimes. His attorney immediately said he would appeal(上訴).
9. Two gunmen carrying explosives hijacked a Greek bus with 26 passengers on Wednesday and demanded to go to Russia. Albanian and Russian diplomats were called by police to the scene to try to pin down(使明白說出) the nationality of the gunmen, who took over the public transport vehicle in an Athens(雅典) suburb early in the morning.
10. North Korea has warned Japan that any sanctions against the communist state would be regarded as a declaration of war. Opinion polls show about two-thirds of the Japanese public supporting economic sanctions over the issue of Japanese kidnapped by North Korea during the Cold War.