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 2019-10-14 02:09 

Yonhap News

Investors eye risks of betting on Hong Kong-tied equity trusts...

SEOUL, Oct. 14 (Yonhap) -- High-risk financial instruments that are designed to bet on Hon......

 2019-10-14 02:07 

NHK

Japan's transport systems return to normal...

Transport systems in Japan are returning to normal after Typhoon Hagibis caused widespread cancellations and disruptions over the weekend....

 2019-10-14 02:04 

China Post

Mariota's starting spot in flux after benching vs Broncos...

DENVER (AP) — Marcus Mariota was blasted, baffled and finally benched. Now, his starting spot is in limbo. The Tennessee Titans quarterback got the hook in the third quarter for his ragged play during a 16-0 loss to the Denver Broncos on Sunday. Bac...

 2019-10-14 02:04 

China Post

Rembrandt's social network, centuries before Facebook...

There's never a shortage of works by the golden boy of the Dutch Golden Age on display in museums across the Netherlands. Yet the painter who inspired millions with his masterpieces and his works will be drawn even more into focus in 2019 as museums a...

 2019-10-14 02:04 

China Post

Hangovers are an 'illness,' German court rules...

A German court ruled on Monday that hangovers were an "illness." The judgment came after plaintiffs claimed a company offering anti-hangover "shots" and powders was making unlawful claims about curing the after-effects of alcohol. Food and...

 2019-10-14 02:04 

Guangming Online

China, Singapore claim wins in world university dragon boat invitational race...

13 (Xinhua) -- Universities from China and Singapore claimed gold medals in the 2019 World University Dragon Boat Invitational Race held in Zunyi, Guizhou province of China on Sunday....

 2019-10-14 02:04 

China Post

Cowboys drop third straight with 24-22 loss to Jets...

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — There's no panic in the Dallas Cowboys just yet. They know how things look from the outside, especially after a 24-22 loss to the previously winless New York Jets on Sunday. Their confidence, however, remains unshake...

 2019-10-14 02:04 

China Post

N-word and gender politics: How German translators deal with them...

It's a debate that's revived every time an expurgated version of a classic of literature is published: Should offensive terms be removed from books or should they be left in? One famous example in Germany came with a new edition of Astrid Lindgen&...

 2019-10-14 02:03 

China Post

Serial stowaway remains jailed after latest airport arrest...

CHICAGO (AP) — A 67-year-old woman with a history of sneaking onto flights without a ticket will remain jailed after the latest incident in which police say she tried to get past security at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago. Marilyn Hartm...

 2019-10-14 02:03 

Guangming Online

Kunming International Tennis Tournament kicks off in Yunnan...

13 (Xinhua) -- The 2019...

 2019-10-14 02:03 

China Post

Argentina's Holocaust museum unveils Nazi relics...

Argentina's Museum of the Holocaust has displayed a trove of Nazi relics that it plans to add to its collection. The relics were originally confiscated by Argentine authorities in 2017 during a raid on a private collector of illegal art and archaeolog...

 2019-10-14 02:03 

China Post

Do's and don'ts at the Oktoberfest...
 2019-10-14 02:03 

Guangming Online

China claims silver and bronze on balance beam at Gymnastics Worlds(1)...

Gold medalist Simone Biles (C) of the United States, silver medalist Liu Tingting (L) of China, bronze medalist Li Shijia of China pose for photos at the awarding ceremony after the Women's Balance Beam Final of the 2019 FIG Artistic Gymnastics World ...

 2019-10-14 02:01 

Guangming Online

Macron, Merkel call for end to Turkish offensive in north Syria...

13 (Xinhua) -- French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday called for the end of Turkish offensive in northeast Syria.Also on Sunday, Merkel called for an immediate end of the Turkish military operation in northern Syria...

 2019-10-14 02:01 

Yonhap News

The Korea Interbank Offered Rates (KORIBOR)...

SEOUL, Oct. 14 (Yonhap) -- The Korea Interbank Offered Rates (KORIBOR) as posted by Yonhap......

 2019-10-14 02:01 

Guangming Online

Putin urges U.S. to support extending nuclear arms reduction treaty...

13 (Xinhua) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin warned the United States that refusing to extend the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) would bring more danger and uncertainties to world security, the Kremlin said Sunday....

 2019-10-14 02:00 

Guangming Online

Brexit plans to center Queen's parliament speech...

13 (Xinhua) -- British government said on Sunday that measures to help the country prosper in the post-Brexit era are set to be laid out in the Queen's Speech in the parliament....

 2019-10-14 02:00 

South China Morning Post

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Hong Kong Golf Club aims to raise millions more with charity rounds for Operation Santa Claus and other good causes...

There are few experiences for the avid golfer quite like teeing off in the sunshine surrounded by some of the finest countryside Hong Kong has to offer.And those feelings are heightened when the course is rounded for a good cause.In that spirit, Hong Kong...

 2019-10-14 02:00 

Guangming Online

Death toll rises to 19 as Typhoon Hagibis lashes Japan(1)...

local time (0430 GMT) on Sunday as Typhoon Hagibis ripped through Japan, including the Tokyo metropolitan area, leaving more than 140,000 households in Tokyo and regions close by without power....

 2019-10-14 02:00 

The Asahi Shimbun

Writer Osamu Dazai celebrated in films 71 years after his death:The Asahi Shimbun...

Osamu Dazai, considered one of Japan's foremost novelists of the 20th century, still remains in the...

 2019-10-14 02:00 

The Asahi Shimbun

Grocer crafts cardboard boxes into Gundam, anime figures:The Asahi Shimbun...

INO, Kochi Prefecture--Customers stopping by the Okabayashi Shoten produce market here might wonder...

 2019-10-14 02:00 

The Asahi Shimbun

Police turn to college cyber sleuths to stop teen prostitution:The Asahi Shimbun...

HIMEJI, Hyogo Prefecture--College students here are monitoring social media posts on behalf of polic...

 2019-10-14 02:00 

Yonhap News

S. Korea seeks to adopt ceiling on screen domination by big-budget films...

SEOUL, Oct. 14 (Yonhap) -- South Korea is seeking to put a ceiling on the number of movie ......

 2019-10-14 01:57 

Guangming Online

Senior official stresses eradicating poverty in west China on schedule...

Parts of Tibet, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, and provinces of Sichuan, Qinghai, Gansu and Yunnan are major targeted areas for the country to win an overall combat against poverty on schedule....

 2019-10-14 01:57 

Yonhap News

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

By Oh Seok-min SEOUL, Oct. 14 (Yonhap) -- A variety of state-of-the-art military hardwar......

 2019-10-14 01:56 

Guangming Online

Xi returns to Beijing after informal meeting with Indian PM, visit to Nepal(1)...

and He Lifeng, vice chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and head of the National Development and Reform Commission, also returned to Beijing on the same plane....

 2019-10-14 01:56 

Yonhap News

Theater Dansungsa reborn as film museum...

SEOUL, Oct. 14 (Yonhap) -- Dansungsa, the birth place of Korean cinema, will be reborn as ......

 2019-10-14 01:56 

RTHK News

Hang Seng rises in early trade...

The local stock market has opened the week with a rally, after China and the United States reached a mini trade-deal that raised hopes the two sides a......

 2019-10-14 01:48 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Samsung SDI unveils safety measures to tackle ESS fires...

(ATTN: ADDS quote in 3rd para; UPDATES info in 5th para) SEOUL, Oct. 14 (Yonhap) -- Sams......

 2019-10-14 01:42 

Yonhap News

K-pop superband SuperM tops Billboard 200...

SEOUL, Oct. 14 (Yonhap) -- K-pop superband SuperM's American debut album,...

 2019-10-14 01:38 

Guangming Online

Migratory birds head southward as temperature drops in north China(1)...

Curlews fly over the beach in Guangcun Town in Danzhou, south China's Hainan Province, Oct. 12, 2019....

 2019-10-14 01:35 

NHK

Devastated areas bracing for further rain...

Heavy rain is expected on Monday evening in and around the areas affected by Typhoon Hagibis. People are advised to remain alert for swollen rivers and landslides....

 2019-10-14 01:34 

Guangming Online

National smart robot competition held in Qingdao(1)...

Contestants take part in a robot fighting match during a national smart robot competition in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, Oct. 12, 2019....

 2019-10-14 01:34 

China Post

Pope canonizes noted English Catholic Cardinal Newman...

Pope Francis on Sunday declared Cardinal John Henry Newman a saint in a canonization Mass for John Henry Newman and four women that was attended by Britain's Prince Charles. Newman, an English theologian and poet who lived from 1801 to 1890, left the ...

 2019-10-14 01:33 

China Post

Hong Kong flash mob protesters arrested...

In a change from more concentrated demonstrations in fewer locations, Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters on Sunday dispersed across multiple parks, shopping malls and sports grounds, maximizing their chaos and their visibility. The guerrilla-like tactics ...

 2019-10-14 01:33 

China Post

Haiti: Artists join thousands in anti-government protest...

Huge crowds sang and danced in the streets of Port-au-Prince on Sunday as part of an anti-government rally organized by the art community. Protesters are calling for President Jovenel Moise to resign amid corruption allegations, rising inflation and food ...

 2019-10-14 01:33 

China Post

UN Climate Action Summit: Surprise guests and harsh words...

Over footage of wildfires, hurricanes and giant mountains of trash, a serious female voice talks about "humanity's impact" on the Earth and what our way of living costs the planet. It wasn't an excerpt from a brand new nature documentary, ...

 2019-10-14 01:33 

China Post

Can Pakistan's Imran Khan mediate between Iran and Saudi Arabia?...

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan held talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran on Sunday. He was also scheduled to meet with Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other high-ranking Iranian officials. The purpose of his Iran...

 2019-10-14 01:32 

China Post

Taiwanese boxer wins gold at world championships...

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwanese boxer Huang Hsiao-wen () won a gold medal at the AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships in Russia on Sunday. In an intense three-round match, Huang scored a 4-1 victory over Caroline Cruveillier of France. This year, Hu...

 2019-10-14 01:31 

Guangming Online

Giant panda twins debut in Beijing(1)...

Giant panda Mengbao is seen at its new home at the Beijing Zoo in Beijing, capital of China, Oct. 13, 2019....

 2019-10-14 01:30 

South China Morning Post

Saudi Aramco invests in making cleaner internal combustion engines for vehicles as it doubles down on oil ahead of jumbo IPO...

Saudi Aramco, the world's largest and most cost competitive oil producer, is investing "tens of millions of US dollars" a year to facilitate carmakers' development of vehicles that are more efficient and less prone to carbon emissions, acc...

 2019-10-14 01:30 

Yonhap News

With no additional ASF case for 5th day, S. Korea in battle to stem possible spread via wild boars...

By Kang Yoon-seung SEJONG, Oct. 14 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's quarantine authorities......

 2019-10-14 01:29 

Guangming Online

Chili peppers harvested in NW China's Xinjiang(1)...

A farmer harvests chili peppers in Bohu County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Oct. 13, 2019....

 2019-10-14 01:27 

Guangming Online

Apple harvest festival held in Fangjiatun Township, NE China's Liaoning(1)...

Tourists pick apples at an orchard during an apple harvest festival in Fangjiatun Township, northeast China's Liaoning Province, Oct. 13, 2019....

 2019-10-14 01:26 

Central News Agency

Taiwan shares open higher...

Taipei, Oct. 14 (CNA) The Taiwan Stock Exchange's main index opened up 114.78 points at 11,004.74 Monday on turnover of NT$4.81 billion (US$156.71 million)....

 2019-10-14 01:24 

Guangming Online

Scenery of flowers in Qujing, SW China's Yunnan(1)...

Tourists stroll among flowers in Qujing, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Oct. 13, 2019....

 2019-10-14 01:23 

RTHK News

Legal scholar warns protesters of consequences...

A law expert warns protesters who throw petrol bombs or attack police could face life behind bars.Simon Young, a constitutional law expert from the University of Hong Kong, was commenting after another weekend of clashes between anti-government protesters...

 2019-10-14 01:08 

The Mainichi

Rugby: History-making Japan team no longer easy to beat...
 2019-10-14 01:08 

The Mainichi

Poland's ruling party declares victory in divided nation...
 2019-10-14 01:08 

The Mainichi

Japan home to 3 of world's 10 best largest cities: US magazine...

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