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 2019-10-14 01:08 

The Mainichi

Soccer: Poland, Russia qualify for Euro 2020; Croatia must wait...
 2019-10-14 01:08 

The Mainichi

Japan's rugby team shows off the changing face of the nation 2019/10/14...
 2019-10-14 01:08 

The Mainichi

Golf: Griffin makes all the right putts to win Houston Open...
 2019-10-14 01:08 

The Mainichi

Rugby: Brave Blossoms dedicate win to typhoon victims...
 2019-10-14 01:08 

The Mainichi

Orban's party suffers major losses in Hungary's local votes...
 2019-10-14 01:03 

China Post

Banksy chimpanzee parliament painting sells for $12 million...

A large painting by secretive street artist Banksy depicting chimpanzees debating in the British Parliament sold for nearly $12 million (10.9 million) at a London auction house on Thursday. Auctioneers Sotheby's estimated the 2009 oil painting "De...

 2019-10-14 01:03 

China Post

Global opera star Jessye Norman has died...

Trailblazing performer Jessye Norman, one of the rare black singers to attain international stardom in the opera world, has died at the age of 74 due to septic shock and multi-organ failure, the result of complications from a spinal cord injury from 2015....

 2019-10-14 01:02 

China Post

Opinion: The chilling reality of a warming world It's up to us....

There were times when the IPCC summaries were unable to indicate the full extent and implications of the changes to our ocean and the icy regions of the planet. We had too little data, and too many gaps in our knowledge of the complex feedback mechanisms ...

 2019-10-14 01:02 

China Post

Take a stroll with young Beethoven...

Today, a large department store dominates the corner of Mnsterplatz Square and Remigius Street in downtown Bonn — a scene that would have looked quite different in the 18th century, when the area close to the town walls was dotted with tasteful town...

 2019-10-14 01:02 

China Post

Udo Lindenberg: 'I was the official enemy of the GDR'...
 2019-10-14 01:02 

China Post

Griffin makes all the right putts to win Houston Open...

HUMBLE, Texas (AP) — Lanto Griffin took the lead with a 35-foot birdie putt on the 16th hole and won the Houston Open on Sunday with a 6-foot par at the end that gave him a 3-under 69 and a one-shot victory that sends him to the Masters next year. G...

 2019-10-14 01:02 

China Post

The Latest: Police chief: No evidence of shooting at mall...

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the lockdown at a Florida mall (all times local): 7:30 p.m. The police chief of a Florida city where a mall was placed on an hourslong lockdown after reports of shots fired says authorities found no immediate ev...

 2019-10-14 01:02 

China Post

Renewable Energy Festival highlights benefits of energy transition...

TAIPEI (The China Post) The 2019 Renewable Energy Festival kicked off on Oct. 1 at the Taoyuan Agricultural Park, raising awareness of the benefits of renewable energy and demonstrating how eco-friendly solutions can be deployed in real-life cases. The ev...

 2019-10-14 01:02 

China Post

From Merkel to Adenauer, biting caricatures of Germany's chancellors...
 2019-10-14 01:00 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) S. Korea to promote digital export platform...

(ATTN: UPDATES with more comments by finance minister and background in paras 9-11) SEJO......

 2019-10-14 01:00 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Demand for Hong Kong flights in smaller decline than expected during protests, American Airlines says...

American Airlines (AA) has said demand for travel to and from Hong Kong had fallen less than expected despite a broad slump across the aviation industry caused by prolonged unrest in the city.Boosted by robust demand for business travel despite global hea...

 2019-10-14 00:56 

Yonhap News

Current, former world No. 1s in men's golf to compete in S. Korea this week...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Oct. 14 (Yonhap) -- How often do you get to see the likes of Brooks......

 2019-10-14 00:55 

Yonhap News

Kazakh man extradited over suspected hit-and-run incident in S. Korea...

SEOUL, Oct. 14 (Yonhap) -- Police detained a Kazakh man Monday after he was extradited fro......

 2019-10-14 00:54 

Yonhap News

N.K. propaganda outlet denounces meeting of military chiefs of S. Korea, U.S., Japan...

SEOUL, Oct. 14 (Yonhap) -- A North Korean propaganda outlet on Monday slammed a recent tri......

 2019-10-14 00:47 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Moon's approval rating hits new low amid 'Cho Kuk' setback, poll shows...

(ATTN: UPDATES with separate survey on justice minister in last 2 paras) SEOUL, Oct. 14......

 2019-10-14 00:46 

NHK

Post-Hagibis rescue work continues...

The Japanese government says search and rescue work will be carried out around the clock in the wake of Typhoon Hagibis....

 2019-10-14 00:45 

China Post

The mass murder of Polish intellectuals — and the German Nazis who got away with it...

Maria chose the warmest sweater, the one with a zipper and collar. She was afraid that Wladyslaw would get cold, as the autumn temperatures in Poland were dropping. She approached the Bydgoszcz barrack fence on Danziger Street, which the Germans had renam...

 2019-10-14 00:42 

Yonhap News

Koreas set to clash in Pyongyang in much-anticipated World Cup qualifier...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Oct. 14 (Yonhap) -- In one of the most anticipated football matches......

 2019-10-14 00:42 

NHK

Typhoon Hagibis claims 31 lives...

Typhoon Hagibis brought record rainfall to much of the country and left a trail of death and destruction in its wake. At least 31 people have died, 15 are missing and 186 have been injured....

 2019-10-14 00:39 

Yonhap News

Top-brass air force officers from 10 countries to visit S. Korea this week...

SEOUL, Oct. 14 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's Air Force chief was to meet with his counter......

 2019-10-14 00:37 

Yonhap News

S. Korea to promote digital export platform...

SEJONG, Oct. 14 (Yonhap) -- South Korea will provide full support to better serve exporter......

 2019-10-14 00:35 

China Post

Cooler weather forecast for Taiwan this week...

TAIPEI (CNA) — Temperatures across Taiwan are expected to drop this week, due to the effects of strengthening northeasterly winds, the Central Weather Bureau (CBW) said Sunday. As the northeasterly winds strengthen, the mercury will fall to lows of ...

 2019-10-14 00:35 

China Post

Rally led by FitzMagic comes up short for Dolphins...

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — For Ryan Fitzpatrick and the Miami Dolphins, a last-second defeat meant progress. Miami lost 17-16 to the Washington Redskins on Sunday when Fitzpatrick's 2-point conversion pass was dropped in the flat by running back...

 2019-10-14 00:34 

China Post

'We are not alone' in fighting climate change, says Freetown mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr...

DW: At the C40 World Mayors Summit in Copenhagen this week, Freetown was one of over 90 cities around the world that signed up to the Global Green New Deal (GGND), which recognizes a climate emergency and commits to inclusive climate action and staying be...

 2019-10-14 00:34 

China Post

49ers remain unbeaten with 20-7 win over slumping Rams...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jimmy Garoppolo passed for 243 yards and ran for a touchdown, and the San Francisco 49ers remained unbeaten with a dominant defensive performance in a 20-7 victory over the struggling Los Angeles Rams on Sunday. George Kittle had ...

 2019-10-14 00:34 

China Post

Bridgewater now 4-0 as starter after Saints top Jaguars 13-6...

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Teddy Bridgewater probably should have had another multi-touchdown day for the New Orleans Saints. He'll gladly settle for remaining unbeaten as the starter. Bridgewater missed wide-open receivers Michael Thomas and Ted...

 2019-10-14 00:34 

China Post

Fewer German women are taking the pill...

A new survey published on Thursday revealed that fewer women in Germany are opting for the birth control pill as a method of contraception. The study reveals that the condom has almost caught up with the pill as the country's most preferred method of ...

 2019-10-14 00:34 

China Post

The Latest: Joe Biden lays out ethical markers should he win...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Hunter Biden, son of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden (all times local): 7 p.m. Joe Biden is laying out some ethical markers should he become president. He says that in a Biden White House, his family membe...

 2019-10-14 00:34 

China Post

How fashion impacts our mental wellbeing...

Getting dressed in the morning: it's a task we do daily, some more consciously than others. We get dressed for work in the morning, choose casual clothes for lunch with a friend or maybe dress up for dinner in the evening. And with each outfit we &mda...

 2019-10-14 00:34 

China Post

Europe's most beautiful cities: destination Funchal...

Funchal is located on the south coast of Madeira. A quarter of a million people live on the island, which is 57 kilometers (35.4 mi) long and 22 kilometers (13.7 mi) wide. About half of them live in the capital Funchal, which is famous for its richly bloo...

 2019-10-14 00:33 

China Post

LEADING OFF: Strasburg, Nats lead Cards 2-0, Stanton hurt...

A look at what's happening around the majors Monday: MAKING THEIR PITCH Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals try to move within a win of the World Series. They lead St. Louis 2-0 in the NL Championship Series after dominant starts by Max Sch...

 2019-10-14 00:33 

China Post

Celtics, Zion remain sizzling to start preseason...

Preseason numbers often mean almost nothing. Rotations are unusual, starters rarely play much, and few if any teams are putting a premium on winning games. As such, it's tough to glean much from exhibition stats. But what the Boston Celtics and New Or...

 2019-10-14 00:33 

China Post

Ecuador seeks a way out as unrest continues...

Ecuador's Interior Ministry said late Sunday that two military vehicles had been set on fire as clashes continued in Quito, despite a crackdown imposed on Saturday by the government. The news came as talks began between President Lenin Moreno's an...

 2019-10-14 00:33 

China Post

Nearly 100 German artists join Extinction Rebellion call to climate action...

The logo is an hourglass and the message is clear: We are running out of time. Extinction Rebellion fights for goals similar to Fridays for Future — but they are more radical than the student movement launched by Swedish activist Greta Thunberg. Ext...

 2019-10-14 00:32 

Yonhap News

Workers end 72-hour railway strike...

SEOUL, Oct. 14 (Yonhap) -- Unionized railway workers on Monday wrapped up their 72-hour st......

 2019-10-14 00:32 

Nikkei Asian Review

Singapore loosens monetary policy for first time in 3.5 years...

SINGAPORE -- Singapore has moved to loosen its monetary policy for the first time in three-and-a-half years to help offset slowing economic momentum d...

 2019-10-14 00:30 

NHK

Ruling party coasts to victory in Polish election...

Poland's governing Law and Justice party appears to have won Sunday's general election....

 2019-10-14 00:23 

Yonhap News

Samsung SDI unveils safety measures to tackle ESS fires...

SEOUL, Oct. 14 (Yonhap) -- Samsung SDI Co., a major electric vehicle battery maker in Sout......

 2019-10-14 00:21 

NHK

More than 5,2000 households still without power...

More than 52,000 households in Tokyo and surrounding areas are still without power due to Typhoon Hagibis....

 2019-10-14 00:21 

Yonhap News

Seoul stocks open sharply higher on progress in U.S.-China trade talks...

SEOUL, Oct. 14 (Yonhap) -- South Korean shares got off to a strong start Monday as trade t......

 2019-10-14 00:18 

Yonhap News

Biz sentiment worsens for Q4...

SEOUL, Oct. 14 (Yonhap) -- South Korean manufacturers' business sentiment for the fou......

 2019-10-14 00:15 

China Post

Marine mammals: Learning how to be wild...

Marine mammals: Learning how to be wild The China Post...

 2019-10-14 00:15 

China Post

Olga Tokarczuk: 'Literature is meant to provoke thought'...

Polish author and psychologist Olga Tokarczuk has inspired an international audience with her novels. On October 10, she received the Nobel Prize for Literature — retroactively for 2018. In her books, she plays with fairytales and fantasies, and myt...

 2019-10-14 00:05 

Yonhap News

Moon's approval rating hits new low amid 'Cho Kuk' setback, poll shows...

SEOUL, Oct. 14 (Yonhap) -- President Moon Jae-in's approval rating dropped again to i......

 2019-10-14 00:04 

South China Morning Post

[ Asia ]

Singapore avoids recession: what does it mean for Lee Hsien Loong's election timetable?...

Singapore's economy avoided an expected technical recession in the third quarter, preliminary data released on Monday showed, adding a fresh twist to speculation about when Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will call a general election.Some observers had...

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