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 2017-08-19 05:03 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Artificial intelligence will transform health care, law and the way we work, says Siri trailblazer Antoine Blondeau... +

It’s 2050 and the world revolves around you. From the contents of your fridge to room temperature – digital assistants ensure your home runs smoothly. Your screens know your taste and show channels you want to see as you enter the room. Your c...

 2017-08-19 05:03 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Lawyer eyeing record for swimming around Hong Kong Island wants to make splash for charity... +

A British lawyer is hoping to set a new record for swimming around Hong Kong Island in one go. Simon Holliday, 39, plans to complete the 45km route without taking a break on November 11 in a bid to raise HK$1 million for his charity Splash, which offers f...

 2017-08-19 04:40 

South China Morning Post

We call them criminal nomads: 200 Chinese scam suspects took over 11-storey block in Cambodian capital... +

No sooner had the 11-storey flat building in Phnom Penh’s affluent Tuol Kouk district been finished than dozens of young Chinese men and women moved in loaded with desks and laptops, said neighbours. “I thought they were moving an office in,&r...

 2017-08-19 04:38 

South China Morning Post

[ Asia ]

Between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un, South Koreans wonder who is crazier... +

Even after North Korea exchanged threats of a nuclear holocaust with the United States last week, South Koreans remain largely unruffled by what they see as routine conduct by their bellicose neighbour. That’s not to say they aren’t worried th...

 2017-08-19 04:20 

Yonhap News

Cardinals' Oh Seung-hwan earns 19th save of season... +

Oh Seung-hwan of the St. Louis Cardinals has earned a save for the first time in 41 days as he escaped a bases-loaded jam to preserve his club's victory against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Oh gave up an unearned run in the ninth inning against the Pi...

 2017-08-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

Gunmen kill local leader of Pakistan's pro-Taliban party... +

Gunmen kill local leader of Pakistan's pro-Taliban party...

 2017-08-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

BC-GLF--Fiji International Scores... +

BC-GLF--Fiji International Scores...

 2017-08-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

The Latest: Florida authorities say 4 police officers shot... +

The Latest: Florida authorities say 4 police officers shot...

 2017-08-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

Boston, cradle of liberty, braces for spirited protests... +

Boston, cradle of liberty, braces for spirited protests...

 2017-08-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

FBI: 2 alleged MS-13 gang members arrested in New Jersey... +

FBI: 2 alleged MS-13 gang members arrested in New Jersey...

 2017-08-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

BC-BKL--WNBA Standings... +

BC-BKL--WNBA Standings...

 2017-08-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

Red Bulls-Timbers, Sums... +

Red Bulls-Timbers, Sums...

 2017-08-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

Australian Ormsby takes 3rd-round lead at Fiji International... +

Australian Ormsby takes 3rd-round lead at Fiji International...

 2017-08-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

Jerome Kaino leaves All Blacks to deal with personal matter... +

Jerome Kaino leaves All Blacks to deal with personal matter...

 2017-08-18 15:23 

Ecns.cn

At least 4 terror suspects killed in police operation south of Barcelona ... +

At least four suspects have been killed in Cambrils, a town south of Barcelona, in an operation responding to a terror attack in Barcelona in which 13 people have been killed and more than 100 others injured, police said Friday....

 2017-08-18 15:19 

Ecns.cn

Spain hunts driver who killed 13 in Barcelona, foils bomb plot ... +

- Barcelona attack: 13 killed and 100 others injured after van mowed down pedestrians in Las Ramblas...

 2017-08-18 15:01 

Ecns.cn

Closer China-U.S. military ties conducive to global stability ... +

A fruitful visit by the top U.S. military officer to China bodes well for closer bilateral military ties, which would play a constructive role in managing security crises and safeguarding stability and peace around the world....

 2017-08-18 14:55 

Ecns.cn

Three detained for implication in child pornography ... +

Three suspects have been detained in central China's Henan Province for allegedly shooting and uploading child pornography, police said Thursday....

 2017-08-18 14:53 

Ecns.cn

New Development Bank launches Africa regional center in Johannesburg ... +

The New Development Bank (NDB) on Thursday launched its Africa Regional Center in Johannesburg, with South African President Jacob Zuma presiding over the proceedings....

 2017-08-18 14:49 

Ecns.cn

China's home prices continue to stabilize on tough controls ... +

China's once red-hot property market continued to show signs of cooling as home prices were faltering or posting slower growth in major cities amid the government's tough purchase curbs, official data showed Friday....

 2017-08-18 14:46 

Ecns.cn

China approves transport projects worth nearly $12 bln ... +

China's top economic planner said Thursday it has approved three transport infrastructure projects with a total investment of nearly 80 billion yuan (about 12 billion U.S. dollars)....

 2017-08-18 14:38 

Ecns.cn

Web giants in vanguard of overhaul ... +

China's internet powerhouses are striving ahead as pioneers in a government-led reform to shake up the country's bloated State-owned enterprises....

 2017-08-18 14:38 

Ecns.cn

Chinese, Thai air forces to conduct joint training ... +

Six aircraft of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) air force arrived at an air base in Thailand Thursday for a joint training exercise with the Thai air force from Thursday to Sept. 3....

 2017-08-18 14:36 

Ecns.cn

China Unicom reaps hefty H1 profits amid reform ... +

China Unicom, one of the country's three state-owned telecommunications carriers, said Thursday that its net profits surged more than 70 percent in the first half of 2017 while the company prepared for its mixed-ownership reform....

 2017-08-18 14:32 

Ecns.cn

China's Kexue research vessel explores in western Pacific Ocean ... +
 2017-08-18 14:29 

Ecns.cn

France's Galeries Lafayette says 'bonjour' to Shanghai ... +

French high-end department store Galeries Lafayette plans to open its second location in Chinaan outlet in Shanghainext year. The company has operated in China since 2013, when it opened a store in Beijing....

 2017-08-18 14:27 

Ecns.cn

World's first internet court goes online in Hangzhou ... +

Hangzhou Court of the Internet, set up to handle the soaring number of online disputes, has gone online in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, on Friday....

 2017-08-18 14:26 

Ecns.cn

Rare Turkish Van cats under protection ... +
 2017-08-18 14:21 

Ecns.cn

More convenience, less crime ... +

Various players in the payments industry are calling for industry-wide cooperation to reduce fraud and improve consumer trust, as the sector undergoes a huge transformation due to fast-changing technology....

 2017-08-18 14:19 

Ecns.cn

Chinas J-15 fighter jet lands safely after hitting bird ... +

A navy pilot flying China's J-15 fighter jet successfully landed his plane after catching fire after being struck by a bird, China Central Television (CCTV) reported Wednesday....

 2017-08-18 14:16 

Ecns.cn

Panda-shaped solar power station starts operation ... +
 2017-08-18 14:08 

Ecns.cn

Woodcarving of ancient masterpiece debuts in North China ... +
 2017-08-18 14:03 

Ecns.cn

Frozen mother waits for science to resurrect her ... +

Zhan Wenlian's husband and son did not discuss whether to bury her ashes in a cemetery or scatter them at sea. Instead, they had her body frozen, hoping future technology will someday return her to them....

 2017-08-18 14:02 

Ecns.cn

No casualties in PetroChina plant fire in Dalian ... +
 2017-08-18 14:01 

Ecns.cn

Madcap monikers! Odd company names to be banned in China ... +

Beijing Afraid of Wife Technology and What You Looking at Technology are just two examples of the kind of company name that will soon be a thing of the past....

 2017-08-18 13:56 

Ecns.cn

Fishermen capture thousands of sardines during migration season ... +
 2017-08-18 13:55 

Ecns.cn

Hong Kong High Court sentences Joshua Wong, two other Occupy Central student activists to prison ... +

The Hong Kong High Court on Thursday sent three prominent Occupy Central student activists to jail....

 2017-08-18 13:53 

Ecns.cn

Xi: China welcomes Trump's visit by year end ... +

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday pledged to properly handle disagreements with the U.S. and said Beijing welcomes U.S. President Donald Trump to visit China by year end, as he met chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford at the Gr...

 2017-08-18 13:50 

Ecns.cn

State-owned China Unicom brings in private investors ... +

China Unicom has announced plans to bring in private investment, mainly by issuing shares for companies including China Life and Tencent, in what is a major step of the state firm's mixed-ownership reform....

 2017-08-18 13:50 

Ecns.cn

Xi: China welcomes Trump's visit by year end ... +

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday pledged to properly handle disagreements with the U.S. and said Beijing welcomes U.S. President Donald Trump to visit China by year end, as he met chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford at the Gr...

 2017-08-18 13:48 

Ecns.cn

BRCIS seminar in SE China discusses global governance ... +

Former officials and think tank representatives from five BRICS countries have gathered in the southeast of China for a two-day seminar on governance....

 2017-08-18 13:45 

Ecns.cn

Chinese scientist develops radical transplantation technique to prevent organ damage ... +

A scientist in Southern Chinas city of Guangzhou has created a ground-breaking technique for human organ transplantation, which could radically change the surgical method of organ transplantation as it is practised today....

 2017-08-18 13:42 

Ecns.cn

Plans to expand umbrella sharing service in Shanghai ... +

In the eastern Chinese city of Shanghai, an umbrella sharing service has been seen in many metro stations along Line 2, and it is expected to expand across network in the next three months....

 2017-08-18 13:39 

Ecns.cn

5th naked oat flour cooking competition held in China's Inner Mongolia ... +
 2017-08-18 13:32 

Ecns.cn

Self-taught Chongqing deliveryman admitted to college ... +

Deliveryman Mao Zhaomu dropped out of high school after his first semester, but now the self-taught English learner has been admitted to one of China's top foreign studies universities....

 2017-08-18 13:29 

Ecns.cn

Chinese experience highlighted at BRICS seminar on governance ... +
 2017-08-18 13:11 

Ecns.cn

Scandal should teach EU to walk on eggs ... +

The futuristic Europa building in Brussels, the seat of the European Council and the Council of European Union that opened just a few months ago, looks like a space egg. Ironically, many of the EU's 500 million consumers are caught in a dilemma: to consum...

 2017-08-18 13:09 

Ecns.cn

First listed bike-sharing company pedals to victory ... +

Changzhou Youon shares sprint to put on big gains as stock starts trading...

 2017-08-18 13:01 

Ecns.cn

Unit 731 documentary shows new NHK head keen to right wrongs ... +

A documentary aired by Japan's public broadcaster NHK on Sunday showing the atrocities inflicted by Unit 731, a covert biological and chemical warfare research and development unit of the Japanese army, on Chinese during World War II has triggered calls f...

 2017-08-18 12:58 

Ecns.cn

Russia says its military drills with India not against China ... +

The Russian Foreign Ministry said Thursday that the upcoming Russia-India military drills do not target China and expressed confidence that China and India can resolve their border tensions....

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