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 2019-10-14 00:23 

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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

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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...

 2019-10-14 00:02 

China Post

Lanto Griffin saves par on last hole 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 on the final hole that gave him a 3-under 69 and a one-shot victory that sends him to the Masters. Grif...

 2019-10-14 00:02 

China Post

Flash mob protesters arrested in Hong Kong...

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 00:02 

China Post

Browns hurt themselves, fall flat after fast start in loss...

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns' start was exhilarating. The rest was mostly excruciating. Baker Mayfield and Co. aren't living up to expectations — theirs or anyone else's. Mayfield threw three more interceptions, Nick Chubb had a cos...

 2019-10-14 00:02 

China Post

Is hemp really a green miracle plant?...

Production of hemp was banned in the United States in 1937 under the Marihuana Tax Act. A strain of Cannabis sativa, its low concentrations of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) mean it won't get you high. The internet is abuzz, though, with claims that it...

 2019-10-14 00:02 

China Post

Siegfried Lenz's classic novel 'The German Lesson' turned into film...

Gnter Grass, Heinrich Bll, Martin Walser and Siegfried Lenz: this literary quartet shaped Germany's postwar literature for decades. Even people who weren't into literature had heard of them; Grass withThe Tin Drum, Bll with his novels on German co...

 2019-10-14 00:01 

China Post

Living Planet: Struggle for survival...
 2019-10-14 00:01 

China Post

Darnold throws 2 TDs in return, Jets edge Cowboys 24-22...

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Sam Darnold gave the Jets' struggling offense a huge boost by throwing two touchdown passes in his return from mononucleosis, and New York held on to beat the Dallas Cowboys 24-22 on Sunday night for their first win ...

 2019-10-14 00:01 

China Post

Denver's defense leads Broncos past Titans 16-0...

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Broncos' swarming defense sent Marcus Mariota to the bench and the Tennessee Titans to their fourth loss in five games with a 16-0 win Sunday. The Broncos (2-4) had seven sacks in a game for the first time since their 20...

 2019-10-14 00:01 

Yonhap News

KOSDAQ 638.65 UP 5.70 points (open)...
 2019-10-14 00:01 

China Post

Hotter, higher seas to worsen extreme floods without 'urgent and ambitious' action, United Nations warns...

Seas are heating and rising faster and faster, a definitive United Nations report warns, with dire consequences for people and the planet. The report, prepared by more than 100 scientists and published as a summary on Wednesday, found warmer oceans and ic...

 2019-10-14 00:01 

China Post

Opinion: Nobel Peace Prize for Abiy Ahmed a misguided decision...

Despite a number of somewhat questionable recipients — such as former US President Barack Obama, or the European Union — the Nobel Peace Prize continues to carry considerable symbolic meaning. For precisely this reason, awarding it to the youn...

 2019-10-14 00:01 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 2,068.13 UP 23.52 points (open)...
 2019-10-14 00:00 

Yonhap News

Dollar opens at 1,182.5 won DN from 1,188.8 won...
 2019-10-14 00:00 

South China Morning Post

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'Fake news' and Hong Kong protests: in the psychological war for hearts and minds, disinformation becomes a weapon used by both sides...

Masato Kajimoto is leading a University of Hong Kong (HKU) team scrutinising images, videos and any information from the ongoing anti-government protests, trying to tell which are real, misleading or fake.It is hard work. In September alone, there were no...

 2019-10-14 00:00 

South China Morning Post

China's truck drivers say drivers are forced to overload vehicles to survive despite fatal road collapse...

Chinese haulage industry insiders have said drivers are being forced to carry more than the permitted loads to survive after the authorities began a crackdown on the practice following a fatal accident. The provincial authorities in Jiangsu launched campa...

 2019-10-14 00:00 

South China Morning Post

Singapore's MRT railway revival bodes well for ruling PAP, but can it last?...

After years of high-profile breakdowns, a collision, flooding and even deaths, the worst may finally be over for Singapore's beleaguered subway system.In July the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) network made a breakthrough in service quality when its trains ...

 2019-10-14 00:00 

Yonhap News

Today in Korean history...

Oct. 15 1949 -- South Korea and Japan sign a trade cooperation agreement, the first offi......

 2019-10-13 23:52 

NHK

31 dead, over 180 injured by Typhoon Hagibis...

Typhoon Hagibis brought record rainfall to much of the country and left a trail of death and destruction in its wake. 31 people have died, 15 are missing and more than 180 have been injured....

 2019-10-13 23:46 

Yonhap News

(Yonhap Interview) Now retired, 1st naturalized hockey player leaves S. Korea with fond memories...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Oct. 14 (Yonhap) -- Born in Canada, Brock Radunske spent a decade o......

 2019-10-13 23:41 

Japan Times

Queen Latifah to receive Harvard black culture award...

Music artist and actress Queen Latifah is among the honorees being recognized by Harvard University this year for their contributions to black history and culture.Harvard ......

 2019-10-13 23:41 

Japan Times

Poland's ruling conservatives declare win in divided nation as foes slam party's control of state media...

Poland's conservative ruling party Law and Justice won the most votes in a general election held Sunday in the deeply divided nation and appeared, according ......

 2019-10-13 23:38 

Japan Times

Deep South's only Democratic governor faces November run-off...

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards failed to garner more than half of the votes in Saturday's primary election, forcing him into a run-off with Republican ......

 2019-10-13 23:37 

Japan Times

Egypt and Ethiopia to hold contentious Nile dam talks in Russia: Sisi...

Egypt's president said Sunday he and Ethiopia's premier are to hold talks in Russia on a dam under construction on the Nile River that Cairo ......

 2019-10-13 23:36 

Japan Times

Khamenei tells Iran's Revolutionary Guards to develop advanced, modern weapons...

Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards on Sunday to develop more advanced and modern weapons, amid increasingly tense disputes with the ......

 2019-10-13 23:35 

Japan Times

Boeing CEO, removed as chairman, seen nearing last chance on 737 Max...

The clock is ticking ever more loudly for Boeing Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg as the grounding of the 737 Max hits the seven-month mark.The ......

 2019-10-13 23:34 

Japan Times

Spain braces for landmark ruling on 12 in Catalan independence trial...

Spain's Supreme Court is expected to announce on Monday its highly anticipated verdict in the trial of 12 Catalan separatist leaders over their role in ......

 2019-10-13 23:33 

China Post

Clara Schumann year, part two...

"Imagine that the circle of people that Clara and Schumann knew included Brahms, Chopin, Mendelssohn, and that's mind-blowing," says pianist Danae Drken. "But also I think that today we still don't know who these people are going to be...

 2019-10-13 23:33 

China Post

Syria moves troops toward Turkish offensive...

Syrian military units have begun moving north to confront a Turkish offensive on Syrian territory, the official SANA news agency reported. At the same time, a senior Kurdish politician said the mostly-Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) were holding ta...

 2019-10-13 23:33 

China Post

Column: In Miami, a showdown of the NFL's worst...

In the air above Hard Rock Stadium, before the bungling Redskins and hapless Dolphins took the field, a plane towed a banner calling for Miami fans to do their part to help get Washington team president Bruce Allen fired. On the ground, it was not only a ...

 2019-10-13 23:33 

China Post

Nobel Prize for Medicine winners uncover 'a fundamental mechanism of life'...

Oxygen effectively sustains all life we know of. That we've understood since the onset of modern biology. But the way in which cells can sense and respond to fluctuating oxygen levels — essential to the survival of virtually all animals — ...

 2019-10-13 23:33 

Japan Times

Russia in May bombed four U.N.-flagged off-limits Syria hospitals in 12 hours: NYT...

Russian warplanes bombed four hospitals in rebel-held territory in Syria over a period of just 12 hours earlier this year, The New York Times reported ......

 2019-10-13 23:32 

China Post

Hundreds of migrants corralled at detention center in Mexico...

TAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) — Hundreds of migrants from Africa, the Caribbean and Central America found themselves corralled in a migrant detention facility in southern Mexico on Sunday after a futile attempt to head north as part of a caravan aiming to ...

 2019-10-13 23:32 

China Post

Bengals must wait longer for 'rewarding' first win...

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Cincinnati Bengals can't stop the run, score touchdowns when they reach the red zone or catch one of those timely breaks that can turn the tide on the most frustrating of seasons. First-year coach Zac Taylor is simultaneousl...

 2019-10-13 23:32 

China Post

Eagles' thin pass defense exploited by Vikings...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Philadelphia cornerback Rasul Douglas settled in near the sideline after his initial backpedal, playing zone coverage while Minnesota's Stefon Diggs kept on speeding down the field midway through the second quarter. That safet...

 2019-10-13 23:31 

China Post

The faces of the Global Climate Strike...

On Friday, millions of people are taking to the streets across the world as part of what's been dubbed as the Global Climate Strike, a weeklong protest initiated by Fridays for Future. Organizers are calling for an end to fossil fuels and want governm...

 2019-10-13 23:31 

China Post

WTO still scrambling for standardized global fishing rules...

A short video slowly making the rounds on social media starts out with none than 93-year-old David Attenborough, a filmmaker famous for his luscious documentaries on nature. It is classic Attenborough with his distinctive, calm voice backed up with dramat...

 2019-10-13 23:31 

China Post

Chiefs' Reid shoulders responsibility for loss to Texans...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The first finger that Andy Reid points after the Kansas City Chiefs lose a game is at himself, regardless of the score, the opponent or whatever may have transpired on the field. The old coach willingly shoulders more than hi...

 2019-10-13 23:31 

China Post

Bolivians protest over lithium deal with German company...

Demonstrators on Monday launched a series of rolling protests demanding the Bolivian government grant more benefits from a massive lithium project with Germany's privately owned ACI Systems. Residents in the province of Potosi say they will not receiv...

 2019-10-13 23:30 

China Post

Discovering your inner 'lagom' in Malm...

If you're visiting Malm in Sweden, you're most likely to fly there by briefly visiting another country first — Denmark. With Malm being located just 25 kilometers (15 miles) east of Copenhagen's Kastrup International Airport, the Swedish...

 2019-10-13 23:30 

China Post

Nobel Prize in Physics: Extraordinary phenomena...

Nobel Prize in Physics: Extraordinary phenomena The China Post...

 2019-10-13 23:30 

China Post

Clara Schumann year, part one...

This hour, performances from the Schumannfest in Bonn. Clara Schumann is an inspiration to the German-Greek pianist Danae Drken: "I think it is very impressive that she was ahead of her time," Drken told DW, "although people criticized her for...

 2019-10-13 23:11 

NHK

French, German leaders discuss Brexit...

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel met in Paris on Sunday. They likely discussed whether it is possible to reach an agreement on Britain's departure from the European Union....

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