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 2019-10-14 04:00 

Taiwan News

Japan: Typhoon Hagibis leaves a trail of destruction...

At least 35 people have died in Japan after one of the worst typhoons to hit the country in more than half a century. Search and rescue operations are underway as locals struggle to come to terms with the carnage....

 2019-10-14 04:00 

Taiwan News

Samba, Amazon fruits and fish at Brazil's Ver-O-Peso market...

Samba, Amazon fruits and fish at Brazil's Ver-O-Peso market...

 2019-10-14 04:00 

Taiwan News

Guam avoids severe coral bleaching predicted for this year...

Guam avoids severe coral bleaching predicted for this year...

 2019-10-14 04:00 

Taiwan News

US pulling out of northern Syria; full withdrawal possible...

US pulling out of northern Syria; full withdrawal possible...

 2019-10-14 04:00 

Taiwan News

24 Japanese cities want to host Taiwan's Olympic team...

Taiwan most popular as Japanese cities volunteer as Host Towns for its athletes.As the 2020 Summer Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo approach, many cities are preparing to welcome athletes from around the world, with 24 volunteering to host the Taiwanese ...

 2019-10-14 04:00 

Taiwan News

Asian stocks gain after US-China announce truce on tariffs...

Asian stocks gain after US-China announce truce on tariffs...

 2019-10-14 04:00 

Taiwan News

2,667 radioactive bags from Fukushima nuke disaster unleashed by Typhoon Hagibis...

Thousands of bags filled with radioactive waste from Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster washed away by Typhoon Hagbis...

 2019-10-14 04:00 

Taiwan News

Sky, New Zealand Rugby create 'revolutionary' rights deal...

Sky, New Zealand Rugby create 'revolutionary' rights deal...

 2019-10-14 03:58 

South China Morning Post

Who's Son Heung-min? Korean derby in Pyongyang highlights divide between north and south...

Son Heung-min may be the most high-profile football player in South Korea and across Asia but the Tottenham forward's fame fails to penetrate North Korea. When the two neighbours meet in a 2022 World Cup qualifier on Tuesday, the only attention the En...

 2019-10-14 03:45 

China Post

In New York, global climate protesters plead for action...

During his 2 1/2 years in office, US President Donald Trump has rolled back dozens of environmental regulations and pulled his country out of the 2015 Paris climate agreement that aims to restrict global warming to less than 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 Fahrenh...

 2019-10-14 03:45 

China Post

Tracking down Gandhi through photographs...

Tracking down Gandhi through photographs The China Post...

 2019-10-14 03:42 

South China Morning Post

Going, going, still no takers?China's small, indebted local banks fail to attract buyers at auction, even at half price...

To see how little investors love China's small banks, look no further than the nation's largest online auction site.On Alibaba Group Holding's Taobao platform, a Chinese court tried to auction off 1.5 million shares of a rural bank in the east...

 2019-10-14 03:41 

South China Morning Post

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Hong Kong protests: driver working for Now News held by police after being hit by suspected beanbag round...

A driver working in the media was held by police for over two hours after he was hit by a suspected beanbag round during a Hong Kong protest, according to Now News.The broadcaster said their male driver was only released and sent to hospital after the for...

 2019-10-14 03:36 

China Post

David Harris: 'It's time to wake up and see the menace clearly'...

Deutsche Welle: Germans are still shocked after a gunman killed two passers-by in Halle after unsuccessfully trying to enter a synagogue. What conclusions should follow? David Harris: The tragedy in Halle was another painful and sobering reminder of the v...

 2019-10-14 03:35 

China Post

'Fritzi: A Revolutionary Tale' premieres in German cinemas...

The Monday Demonstrations, which began at St. Nicholas Church in Leipzig in then-Eastern Germany, ushered in the end of the German Democratic Republic and led to the fall of the Berlin Wall. The demonstration of October 9, 1989, in particular, is regarded...

 2019-10-14 03:35 

China Post

Poland's ruling PiS party wins most votes: partial results...

Poland's conservative ruling Law and Justice party (PiS) has won the most votes in the country's parliamentary election, according to partial official results. An Ipsos poll including the partial results published early Monday has projected a PiS ...

 2019-10-14 03:35 

China Post

6 surprising things that are banned in Germany...

Rachel moved from the UK to Germany in 2016. As a relative newcomer she casts a fresh eye over German clichs and shares her experiences of settling into German life. Every two weeks she explores a new topic from saunas to asparagus or the ins and outs of ...

 2019-10-14 03:35 

China Post

Taiwan completes first pin piles assembly for offshore wind turbines...

TAIPEI (CNA) — A ceremony to mark the completion of Taiwan's first underwater pin piles assembly for its offshore wind turbines was held at the port in Bali District, New Taipei, on Saturday. Speaking at the ceremony at Port of Taipei, President...

 2019-10-14 03:35 

China Post

Into the blue: Reconnecting with our oceans...

Made up of roughly 70% water, humans have long been awed by the oceans and waterways that also comprise 70% of the Earth's surface. Many of us want to be near water. We are willing to pay a lot of money to live or holiday directly on the coast. As res...

 2019-10-14 03:35 

China Post

| 'Circular Economy Industry Summit' highlights benefit of....

3RParticipants remark that there is only one resource that is unlimited innovation as an increasing number of companies are developing ingenious ways to reduce, reuse and recycle....

 2019-10-14 03:35 

China Post

Tunisia: Kais Saied wins presidential election — exit polls...

Thousands of supporters of conservative academic Kais Saied celebrated late into the night on Sunday after exit polls said he had won the Tunisian presidential runoff election by a landslide. Official results are only expected to be announced Monday, but ...

 2019-10-14 03:30 

South China Morning Post

Rubble trouble: China counts the environmental cost of its construction boom...

China's rapid urbanisation has created a mountain of construction waste and an environmental headache for policymakers, according to a report published on Sunday by a magazine with links to state media.Every year, construction, demolition and renovati...

 2019-10-14 03:17 

Nikkei Asian Review

Japan's restaurant chains discover appetite for small eateries...

TOKYO/OSAKA -- Big restaurant chains in Japan are devouring small, sometimes single-location restaurants struggling to find successors to stay in busi...

 2019-10-14 03:17 

Nikkei Asian Review

South Korea's 'street politics' highlights growing divisions...

SEOUL -- Supporters and opponents of scandal-hit Justice Minister Cho Kuk are holding massive rallies in Seoul, competing over who can draw the most p...

 2019-10-14 03:16 

Central News Agency

Morris Chang again named Taiwan envoy to APEC summit...

Taipei, Oct. 14 (CNA) Retired entrepreneur Morris Chang ( ) was named Monday as Taiwan's representative to the leaders' meeting of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) in mid-November, the second year in a row Chang has represented the nat...

 2019-10-14 03:15 

China Post

Of threatened tortoises and rosewood: Stopping the fast extinction of a slow-moving creature...

Project goal: The Angkor Centre for Conservation of Biodiversity (ACCB) in northern Cambodia is home to 730 animals, 91% of which are highly threatened. ACCB is rehabilitating the animals with the aim of releasing them back into the wild. They have also s...

 2019-10-14 03:15 

China Post

Rocker Udo Lindenberg: A nightmare for East German authorities...

German rock star Udo Lindenberg is receiving the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany a day ahead of German Unity Day, celebrated on October 3, alongside 24 other people including astronaut Alexander Gerst. True fans of the veteran rocker alr...

 2019-10-14 03:12 

RTHK News

Now TV driver in hospital after protest detention...

The news department of Now TV said on Monday that one of its drivers was being treated in hospital for head and facial injuries after he was wounded by police and then detained in the early hours of the morning.The driver was believed to have been shot in...

 2019-10-14 03:09 

RTHK News

Students protest over 'order to remove face mask'...

Over a hundred masked students and alumni formed a human chain outside Hon Wah College on Monday morning, saying the authorities had forced a student to take off his black mask and summoned his parents over the incident. Students and some former students ...

 2019-10-14 03:08 

The Mainichi

Gymnastics: Japan's Kazuma Kaya wins parallel bars bronze at world champs...
 2019-10-14 03:08 

The Mainichi

Japan search-and-rescue operations continue in wake of Typhoon Hagibis...
 2019-10-14 03:08 

The Mainichi

Figure Skating: Yokoi wins women's bronze at Finlandia Trophy...
 2019-10-14 03:05 

China Post

Arts and Culture Friday, October 11, 2019...
 2019-10-14 03:05 

China Post

Ecuador cancels austerity plan in a bid to end unrest...

Ecuador's government and indigenous leaders agreed to cancel an austerity package and protests that left 7 dead following the worst civil unrest in the small South American country in more than a decade. The news came as talks concluded in Quito betwe...

 2019-10-14 03:05 

China Post

New Ebola vaccine brings hope to DR Congo...

The second-deadliest Ebola epidemic in the world has been raging in the Democratic Republic of Congo for over a year. More than 3,200 people have been infected with the virus and, up to this week, at least 2,144 people have died from the illness. But now ...

 2019-10-14 03:05 

China Post

Philippine police chief resigns amid drug allegations...

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine national police chief has resigned after he faced allegations in a Senate hearing that he intervened as a provincial police chief in 2013 to prevent his officers from being prosecuted for allegedly selling a...

 2019-10-14 03:05 

China Post

NY Times: Violent parody video shown at Trump resort...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A graphically violent parody video, shown at a meeting of President Donald Trump's supporters at his Miami resort, depicted a likeness of the president shooting and stabbing his opponents and members of the news media in a chur...

 2019-10-14 03:05 

China Post

Japan: Typhoon Hagibis leaves a trail of destruction...
 2019-10-14 03:05 

China Post

Conspiracies are 'always theories of power'...

DW: So many conspiracy theories seem to have their origin in the United States. Why? Michael Butter: To a certain degree, this is a misperception. There are tons of conspiracy theories in eastern Europe, and also in central Europe, that also have their or...

 2019-10-14 03:04 

China Post

Japan looks for missing after typhoon, warned of mudslides...

TOKYO (AP) — Rescue crew are digging through mudslides and searching near flooded rivers for missing people after a typhoon caused serious damage in central and northern Japan, leaving as many as 35 people dead. Typhoon Hagibis, which hit Japan'...

 2019-10-14 03:04 

China Post

Aston-Reese has 2 goals and assist, Penguins beat Jets 7-2...

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Zach Aston-Reese, Sam Lafferty and Jake Guentzel each had two goals to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 7-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday night. Dominik Simon also scored and Aston-Reese also had an assist for the P...

 2019-10-14 03:04 

China Post

Manager: Boxer Day in coma after suffering brain injury...

CHICAGO (AP) — Boxer Patrick Day suffered a traumatic brain injury and is in extremely critical condition in a coma caused by the injury sustained in a bout, his manager said Sunday. Lou DiBella says in a posting on his website that Day underwent em...

 2019-10-14 03:01 

Yonhap News

World Cup qualifier in Pyongyang not to be broadcast live...

SEOUL, Oct. 14 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's most-anticipated World Cup qualifier of the ......

 2019-10-14 03:00 

Yonhap News

Banks likely to tighten loans in Q4: survey...

SEOUL, Oct. 14 (Yonhap) -- Banks in South Korea will likely tighten their rules on fresh l......

 2019-10-14 03:00 

Yonhap News

Conglomerates' inter-affiliate trading edges up in 2018...

SEJONG, Oct. 14 (Yonhap) -- Transactions among affiliates of South Korea's large busi......

 2019-10-14 02:58 

NHK

Telecommunications affected by Typhoon Hagibis...

Telecommunications problems are being reported in the some parts of Japan in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis....

 2019-10-14 02:57 

Yonhap News

Ex-consul-general to Ho Chi Minh City appointed as new amb. to Vietnam...

SEOUL, Oct. 14 (Yonhap) -- A former consul-general of Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City has ......

 2019-10-14 02:57 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Cutting-edge weapons to be on display during int'l ADEX expo this week...

(ATTN: ADDS U.S. weapons to be displayed at ADEX, comments in paras 9-11)By Oh Seok-min S......

 2019-10-14 02:54 

South China Morning Post

China's exports suffer biggest drop since February, as US trade war continues to hammer economy...

China's exports fell for the second month in a row in September, as the trade war with the United States continued to hit the world's second-largest economy.Shipments fell by 3.2 per cent during the month compared to a year earlier, after dropping...

 2019-10-14 02:53 

RTHK News

Bids to split China risk 'smashed bones': Xi...

President Xi Jinping has warned that any attempts to split China would result in "bodies smashed and bones ground to powder", amid four months of anti-Beijing unrest in Hong Kong.Xi issued the dire message during a weekend visit to Nepal, accordin...

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