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 2019-09-17 07:05 

Ecns.cn

Chinese premier arrives in Russia for official visit...

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrived in St. Petersburg Monday for a three-day official visit to Russia....

 2019-09-17 07:02 

China Post

Chiefs' Demarcus Robinson steps up in Tyreek Hill's absence...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — It's easy for Demarcus Robinson to get overlooked in the Kansas City Chiefs' offense. Patrick Mahomes is the record-setting quarterback and reigning league MVP. Tyreek Hill is the wide receiver with the game-breaking ...

 2019-09-17 07:01 

China Post

The Latest: Israel kingmaker Lieberman vows unity government...

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the Israeli election (all times local): 9:00 a.m. The potential kingmaker of the Israeli election says he will insist upon a unity government between the two largest factions. Avigdor Lieberman cast his vote early on T...

 2019-09-17 07:01 

China Post

Iran's supreme leader: No talk with the US at any level...

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader announced on Tuesday that "there will be no talks with the U.S. at any level" — remarks apparently meant to end all speculation about a possible U.S.-Iran meeting between the two countries&...

 2019-09-17 07:01 

China Post

Netanyahu and Gantz face off in repeat Israeli elections...

JERUSALEM (AP) — For the second time this year, Israel's long-serving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces off again against a former military chief, Benny Gantz, in national elections. Opinion polls show Netanyahu's Likud and Gantz's...

 2019-09-17 07:01 

China Post

A's waste late lead to Royals, lead over Tampa Bay down....

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — There was plenty of blame to go around after Oakland's stunning loss to Kansas City, one that prevented the Athletics from adding on to their lead in the AL wild-card race. A costly error in the ninth inning by center fiel...

 2019-09-17 07:00 

China Post

Payton, Fangio get their digs in on officials...

DENVER (AP) — Sean Payton found a way to get his dig in on the officials, and so did Vic Fangio . Walt Anderson's crew denied New Orleans an 87-yard fumble return for a touchdown early in the Saints' 27-9 loss to the Rams on Sunday. Defensiv...

 2019-09-17 07:00 

China Post

Asian shares mixed, Hong Kong skids after Moody's downgrade...

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Tuesday, led by declines in Chinese benchmarks after the credit ratings agency Moody's downgraded Hong Kong, citing the city's recent political turmoil. The U.S. and international benchmarks for cr...

 2019-09-17 07:00 

China Post

Japanese officials cautious on prospects for US trade deal...

TOKYO (AP) — Officials in Japan appeared wary over the prospects for a trade deal with the U.S. after President Donald Trump said he was prepared to sign a pact soon. Japan's chief government spokesman, Yoshihide Suga, said Tuesday that the two ...

 2019-09-17 07:00 

China Post

Brexit: UK Supreme Court to rule on suspension of parliament...

The UK's Supreme Court on Tuesday is set to hear a legal challenge to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of British Parliament. Johnson argues that he asked the Queen to prorogue — or suspend — the lower house in order to introd...

 2019-09-17 06:50 

Ecns.cn

Chinese FM to attend 74th UN general assembly session...

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi will attend the general debate of the United Nations General Assembly on Sept. 24, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Monday....

 2019-09-17 06:50 

Nikkei Asian Review

Gou exit from Taiwan presidential race brings relief to opposition KMT...

TAIPEI -- The helter-skelter run up to Taiwan's presidential election took another dramatic twist late on Monday when Foxconn founder Terry Gou unexpe...

 2019-09-17 06:50 

Nikkei Asian Review

Chinese village produces 60% of world's replica oil paintings...

SHENZHEN -- The southeastern Chinese city of Shenzhen is best known for its high-tech industry. On its northern outskirts, the village of Dafen has an...

 2019-09-17 06:39 

NHK

S.Korea prosecutors summon Cho Kuk's daughter...

South Korean prosecutors have questioned the daughter of Justice Minister Cho Kuk over allegations of illegal enrollment in a prestigious university....

 2019-09-17 06:32 

NHK

Clothing to be made from recycled bottles...

Casual-clothing giant Uniqlo plans to sell products made from fibers derived from recycled plastic bottles from spring next year....

 2019-09-17 06:26 

NHK

Hong Kong leader: Open dialogue to begin next week...

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has announced that her government will launch a public dialogue starting next week....

 2019-09-17 06:18 

Yonhap News

S. Korea to spend over 1 tln won to nurture content creators...

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Yonhap) -- South Korea plans to spend more than 1 trillion won (US$841 mi......

 2019-09-17 06:17 

Yonhap News

S. Korea to develop anti-air laser weapons system by 2023...

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Yonhap) -- South Korea will launch a project to develop a laser weapons s......

 2019-09-17 06:13 

Yonhap News

Seoul mulls whether to hold inter-Korean summit anniv. event following ASF outbreak...

By Choi Soo-hyang SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Yonhap) -- South Korea is mulling whether to hold a p......

 2019-09-17 06:13 

The Mainichi

Israelis vote in repeat election centered on PM Netanyahu...
 2019-09-17 06:13 

The Mainichi

Lam says PR firms declined to help restore Hong Kong's image...
 2019-09-17 06:13 

The Mainichi

Saitama Pref. hit with 2nd swine fever case, decides to cull over 1,000 pigs 2019/9/17...
 2019-09-17 06:13 

The Mainichi

Japan rugby team using drones, data analysis in drive for top 8 World Cup spot 2019/9/17...
 2019-09-17 06:13 

The Mainichi

Many schools restart in Chiba week after powerful typhoon 2019/9/17...
 2019-09-17 06:13 

The Mainichi

Japanese restaurants enjoy boom in Thailand...
 2019-09-17 06:13 

The Mainichi

10-yr-old rising Go star claims 1st win over male opponent in pro tournament 2019/9/17...
 2019-09-17 06:13 

The Mainichi

Hokkaido man with HIV awarded damages after being denied hospital job 2019/9/17...
 2019-09-17 06:10 

South China Morning Post

US senators call for approvals review of Chinese telecoms operators...

Two Chinese state-owned telecom companies have been singled out for scrutiny by US senators who have called for a review into whether they should be allowed to continue operating in the US at a time of heightened concern about possible spying.Senate Democ...

 2019-09-17 06:06 

Yonhap News

Seoul city gov't to hold K-pop festival at Gwanghwamun Square...

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Yonhap) -- The Seoul city government plans to hold a K-pop music festival......

 2019-09-17 06:03 

South China Morning Post

Wanted: a new German or French home for Edward Snowden, who never chose to come to Russia...

Edward Snowden, the US spy agency contractor who leaked troves of classified information about the US government's mass surveillance programmes, has stepped up his lobbying efforts to get asylum in Germany or France after spending the last six years i...

 2019-09-17 06:02 

Ecns.cn

1,453 arrested over violence in Hong Kong since June: police...

Hong Kong police said on Monday that a total of 1,453 people, aged between 12 and 72, have been arrested in violent protests in Hong Kong since June 9....

 2019-09-17 06:01 

China Post

Protest likely to greet Trump fundraising trip in California...

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — President Donald Trump is making a rare visit to California, a Democratic stronghold where he is expected to rake in millions of dollars during a series of fundraisers for his reelection effort that are almost certain to be m...

 2019-09-17 06:00 

China Post

Jihad, history link Taliban to al-Qaida in Afghanistan...

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Taliban promised Washington during months of negotiations that the United States would never again be attacked from Afghan soil. Such a pledge would have included al-Qaida, which planned the 9/11 attacks from inside Afghanistan....

 2019-09-17 06:00 

China Post

Ray dominant, D-backs rally for 7-5 win over Marlins...

PHOENIX (AP) — Robbie Ray pitched 5 2/3 innings of no-hit ball, Jake Lamb hit a crucial three-run double and the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied for a 7-5 victory over the Miami Marlins on Monday night. Arizona, clinging to slim postseason hopes, remai...

 2019-09-17 06:00 

South China Morning Post

China facing 'new challenges' in crackdown on ozone-destroying chemicals...

China faces "new challenges" when it comes to cracking down on the production of chemicals that deplete the ozone layer, the country's environment minister has said, adding that Beijing has shown "zero tolerance" to violators.The count...

 2019-09-17 06:00 

China Post

Now what? Jets already down Darnold, lose Siemian at QB...

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — First, Sam Darnold. Then, Trevor Siemian. Well, now what? That's the question Adam Gase and the struggling and short-handed New York Jets are faced with at the quarterback spot just two games into the season. "Ob...

 2019-09-17 06:00 

China Post

[ Business ]

As illnesses spread, fake vape gear sells on LA streets...
 2019-09-17 05:55 

Nikkei Asian Review

Trump's tariffs revive damaging prewar world of trade barriers...

The recent imposition of tariffs by the Philippines on cement imported from Vietnam has attracted a surprising amount of attention. Some have suggeste...

 2019-09-17 05:55 

Nikkei Asian Review

Japan insurer Sompo begins Asia expansion as Western rivals retreat...

TOKYO -- Japanese general insurer Sompo Holdings has embarked on a major push into Southeast Asia's giant retail market as western rivals such as the...

 2019-09-17 05:55 

Nikkei Asian Review

India's central bank eases limits on credit for nonbank lenders...

MUMBAI -- The Reserve Bank of India has eased limits on bank lending to the country's troubled nonbank sector. The central bank hopes to increase liqu...

 2019-09-17 05:50 

Japan Times

Abe reiterates resolve to hold talks with North KoreaKim Jong Un...

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, meeting with relatives of North Korean abduction victims, said he remains committed to holding talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong ......

 2019-09-17 05:49 

Yonhap News

Car-sharing app SoCar adds Tesla Model 3 to lineup...

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Yonhap) -- The South Korean car-sharing app SoCar said Tuesday it has add......

 2019-09-17 05:49 

Yonhap News

Hyundai Heavy inks design licensing deal with Saudi Arabian shipyard...

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Yonhap) -- Hyundai Heavy Industries Group, South Korea's top shipbui......

 2019-09-17 05:48 

Japan Times

Uniqlo to sell clothes made from recycled plastic bottles...

Fast Retailing Co., the operator of the Uniqlo casual apparel chain, said Monday it will produce clothes made from used plastic bottles in cooperation with ......

 2019-09-17 05:48 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam to meet public next week in first of dialogue sessions to defuse protest crisis...

Hong Kong's embattled leader is set to finally open talks with members of the public next week after months of anti-government protests in the city.Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said she will meet between 100 and 200 Hongkongers to kick-s...

 2019-09-17 05:47 

Central News Agency

U.S. senators call for swift passage of TAIPEI Act to help Taiwan...

Washington, Sept. 16 (CNA) Several U.S. senators have called for the swift passage of a draft bill in the U.S. Congress in an effort to help Taiwan keep its diplomatic allies, a day after Taiwan announced the severing of ties with the Solomon Islands in t...

 2019-09-17 05:47 

Central News Agency

Taiwan shares close down 0.22%...

Taipei, Sept. 17 (CNA) Taiwan shares closed down 23.63 points, or 0.22 percent, at 10,874.50 Tuesday on turnover of NT$114.56 billion (US$3.7 billion)....

 2019-09-17 05:45 

China Post

Fridays For Future in the US: A small but determined movement...

Fridays for Future? Many people in the US aren't aware of the youth climate movement that was started by 16-year-old Swede Greta Thunberg in August 2018 and has inspired students in countries all across the world to come together to protest for climat...

 2019-09-17 05:41 

Japan Times

Hokkaido man with HIV awarded damages after being denied hospital job...

The Sapporo District Court court on Tuesday ordered a hospital operator in Sapporo to pay a man 1.65 million damages after it refused to employ ......

 2019-09-17 05:40 

Yonhap News

S. Koreans' overseas direct purchases up 20 pct in first half...

SEJONG, Sept. 17 (Yonhap) -- South Koreans' direct purchases from foreign countries r......

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