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 2018-12-11 04:04 

Nikkei Asian Review

Global IT talent war sends Japan tech salaries soaring...

TOKYO -- As the global shortage of skilled information technology experts hits Japan hard, companies are scrambling to lure and keep top talent with h...

 2018-12-11 04:04 

Nikkei Asian Review

Modi's BJP faces losses in key states ahead of 2019 elections...

JAIPUR, India -- With counting underway in India following a series of intensely-fought state elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Jana...

 2018-12-11 04:03 

Ecns.cn

China builds railway arch bridge with world's longest span...

With a grand arch bridge erected on Monday morning across the Nujiang River in southwestern China's Yunnan Province, Chinese constructors have built the world's longest-spanning railway arch bridge....

 2018-12-11 03:47 

China Post

George has 31 as Thunder roll by Jazz in playoff reprise...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Paul George went 5 of 6 from 3-point range and scored 31 points, Dennis Schroder added 23 and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Utah Jazz 122-113 on Monday night. Steven Adams had 22 points in the first meeting between the West...

 2018-12-11 03:45 

China Post

Fox sparks 2nd-half rally, Kings beat Bulls 108-89...

CHICAGO (AP) — De'Aaron Fox scored 23 of his 25 points in the second half, and the Sacramento Kings rallied to beat the Chicago Bulls 108-89 on Monday night. Fox went 8 for 11 from the field after missing each of his first five shots in the firs...

 2018-12-11 03:43 

Central News Agency

Mercury forecast to rise Tuesday as wind system weakens...

Taipei, Dec. 11 (CNA) The temperature is forecast to rise during the daytime Tuesday with the northeast monsoon weakening, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB)....

 2018-12-11 03:42 

South China Morning Post

US senators plan to condemn Saudi crown prince for death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi...

The US Senate may formally condemn Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi before the end of the year, if no one stands in the way of the outgoing Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman's plan to exped...

 2018-12-11 03:35 

NHK

Google Plus to shut down early after privacy flaw...

US IT giant Google has decided to shut down its social networking service Google Plus next April. The move comes earlier than expected after a new program flaw affected more than 50 million users....

 2018-12-11 03:32 

NHK

Trade groups lobby US ahead of Japan talks...

The Office of the US Trade Representative held a public hearing in Washington on Monday to prepare for next year's talks with Japan. It fielded demands from business groups worried about not being able to compete with Japanese companies....

 2018-12-11 03:23 

NHK

NASA: Asteroid has water components...

The US space agency NASA says a probe has found components of water on the asteroid Bennu, some 120 million kilometers from Earth....

 2018-12-11 03:19 

NHK

Honjo attends Nobel Prize banquet...

This year's Nobel Prize laureates attended the Nobel banquet in Stockholm, Sweden. Japanese molecular immunologist Tasuku Honjo, who jointly received the prize in Physiology or Medicine, and his wife were among them....

 2018-12-11 03:15 

NHK

Chinese ruling bans iPhone sales...

Officials at major US chipmaker Qualcomm say they've won an order from a Chinese court banning the sale of Apple's iPhone in China due to two patent violations....

 2018-12-11 03:13 

South China Morning Post

[ Asia ]

Cambodia's surrogate mothers go free after agreeing to raise their Chinese children but some see it as a mixed blessing...

Sophea was eight months pregnant when Cambodian police told her she would have to keep the baby that was never meant to be hers and forfeit the US$10,000 she was promised for acting as a surrogate for a Chinese couple.Cambodia banned commercial surrogacy ...

 2018-12-11 03:10 

The Asahi Shimbun

Nissan, Ghosn clash over Rio apartment filled with art, cash--filing:The Asahi Shimbun...

SAO PAULO/ TOKYO--A Rio de Janeiro apartment containing cash, art works and personal belongings of C...

 2018-12-11 03:03 

Guangming Online

Living a dream in China VOL 19 Dominic Johnson-Hill...

Cross-border Dialogue With Dream Chaser....

 2018-12-11 03:00 

China Post

Morris (31 pts) leads depleted Celtics past Pelicans 113-100...

BOSTON (AP) — Marcus Morris Sr. had a season-high 31 points, making three quick 3-pointers to start the second half, and Jayson Tatum scored 21 on Monday night to lead a depleted Boston lineup to its sixth straight win, a 113-100 victory over the Ne...

 2018-12-11 02:50 

South China Morning Post

[ Asia ]

Monkey business: packs of macaques have laid siege to Indian parliament...

India's government faces a tough re-election battle next year but first it must deal with an opponent as wily as any political rival, packs of monkeys that have become a significant threat around its offices in New Delhi.Red-faced rhesus macaques have...

 2018-12-11 02:47 

China Post

King of clubs? Teams start to show cards at winter meetings...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Deal the New York Yankees in for the Manny Machado tournament. And J.T. Realmuto? A lot of teams already are sitting at that table. The baseball winter meetings began in earnest along the Vegas Strip on Monday, and clubs slowly star...

 2018-12-11 02:46 

China Post

Turner helps Pacers escape with 109-101 victory over Wizards...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Myles Turner had a season-high 26 points, 12 rebounds and five blocks and Bojan Bogdanovic added 22 points Monday to help the Indiana Pacers stave off Washington's frenetic second-half charge for a 109-101 victory. Indiana ex...

 2018-12-11 02:46 

South China Morning Post

'Terrorism comes in many forms': FBI charge two in Ohio accused of plotting separate attacks...

Federal authorities said they've charged two people involved in planning separate large-scale attacks one who wanted to carry out a shooting at a synagogue and another who had been plotting a bar shooting and blowing up a pipeline.While the alleged at...

 2018-12-11 02:45 

China Post

Embiid powers Sixers past slumping Pistons, 116-102...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid scored 24 points in his return to the lineup after a one-game absence, Ben Simmons and Furkan Korkmaz added 18 points apiece, and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Detroit Pistons for the second time in four days, winni...

 2018-12-11 02:43 

Central News Agency

U.S. dollar lower in Taipei trading...

Taipei, Dec. 11 (CNA) The U.S. dollar was traded at NT$30.862 at 10 a.m. Tuesday on the Taipei Foreign Exchange, down NT$0.015 from the previous close....

 2018-12-11 02:32 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

To reduce plastic use, Swire Coca-Cola Hong Kong to produce more cans and glass bottles under HK$150 million plan...

In a shift away from plastic containers, Coca-Cola's Hong Kong distributor will produce more drinks in cans and glass bottles, and roll out hundreds of water dispensers across the city as part of its waste reduction and recycling measures.Swire Coca-C...

 2018-12-11 02:30 

The Asahi Shimbun

Lisa’s In and Around Tokyo: Kiyoken--Check out the shumai factory, then tuck into a few:The Asahi Shimbun...

Bride and groom, please join hands around this big knife. Yes, that's it. Now, friends and family, b...

 2018-12-11 02:26 

NHK

Japanese firms' mood stays upbeat...

A Japanese government survey shows business sentiment at major companies remains upbeat for a second quarter in a row....

 2018-12-11 02:21 

The Mainichi

Premier League: Digne's last-gasp free kick earns Everton 2-2 draw v Watford...
 2018-12-11 02:21 

Formosa News

For Taiwan, a new era for e-retail is here...
 2018-12-11 02:21 

The Mainichi

Tennis: Osaka's coach, Bajin, wins 1st WTA Coach of the Year award...
 2018-12-11 02:21 

The Mainichi

Spanish league scraps plan to play January match in US...
 2018-12-11 02:21 

The Mainichi

HK school bus crash kills 4, injures 10...
 2018-12-11 02:20 

The Mainichi

Shameik Moore slings webs as 1st biracial Spider-Man in film...
 2018-12-11 02:20 

The Mainichi

Russia sends 2 nuclear-capable bombers to Venezuela...
 2018-12-11 02:20 

The Mainichi

UN: 20 million Yemenis are hungry, 250,000 face catastrophe...
 2018-12-11 02:20 

The Mainichi

US sanctions 3 N. Korean officials over human rights abuses...
 2018-12-11 02:20 

South China Morning Post

GoPro to move US-bound camera production out of China to avoid trade war tariffs...

GoPro will move most of its US-bound camera production out of China by the summer of 2019, becoming one of the first brand-name electronics makers to take such action to minimise the impact of the escalating trade war.The company is still deciding where t...

 2018-12-11 02:19 

Formosa News

TRA to add 286 train trips to ease New Year traffic...
 2018-12-11 02:19 

Formosa News

Eric Chu dismisses fears over Huawei's sponsorship of Christmasland...
 2018-12-11 02:19 

South China Morning Post

Trade war: China's Liu He and US' Steven Mnuchin and Robert Lighthizer in phone talks despite Huawei row...

Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He had a phone conversation with US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Tuesday to set the stage for the next round of trade talks.The two sides' head negotiators, Liu and Lighthizer...

 2018-12-11 02:19 

Formosa News

Government moots plan to tackle fake news on social media...
 2018-12-11 02:19 

Formosa News

Presidential Office plans a sit-down between president and Taipei mayor...
 2018-12-11 02:19 

Formosa News

Taiwan plans to dial down feed-in tariffs amid energy policy woes...
 2018-12-11 02:19 

Formosa News

Tennis ace Hsieh Su-wei in race for WTA Shot of the Year...
 2018-12-11 02:09 

Guangming Online

Dominic Johnson-Hill: Foreign shopkeeper in Beijing’s Hutong...

Dominic Johnson-Hill: Foreign shopkeeper in Beijing's Hutong...

 2018-12-11 02:03 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Spirit of Christmas behind hotel's gingerbread workshop for 30 Hong Kong children...

The sound of laughter filled the air as 30 children aged between six and 12 learned how to make gingerbread men for the first time at a hotel in Tuen Mun.Pairs of little hands began to knead and roll out the dough soon after instructions were given, creat...

 2018-12-11 02:00 

The Asahi Shimbun

New medicine could give babies lifelong allergy prevention:The Asahi Shimbun...

Scientists have developed a special medicine for pregnant women that could give their newborns lifel...

 2018-12-11 02:00 

The Asahi Shimbun

Gunma teacher's gift to kids in Cambodia: a decent education:The Asahi Shimbun...

ISESAKI, Gunma Prefecture--As a child, Miyuki Hoshino, now 92, thought about quitting school because...

 2018-12-11 02:00 

The Asahi Shimbun

New vending machine lets you adjust thickness of your drink:The Asahi Shimbun...

An 87-year-old man suffering from Parkinson's disease enjoyed a cup of slightly thickened green tea...

 2018-12-11 01:57 

Guangming Online

Picturesque scenery of snow-covered ancient village in E China’s Anhui(1)...

Photo taken on Dec. 8, 2018 shows the picturesque scenery of an ancient village after snowfall in Huangshan City, east China's Anhui Province....

 2018-12-11 01:57 

Guangming Online

Fishermen busy drying fish in E China’s Jiangsu Province(1)...

Photo taken on Dec. 9, 2018 shows a worker busy drying fish at Hongze District in Huaian City, east China's Jiangsu Province....

 2018-12-11 01:57 

Guangming Online

Stunning scenery of icicles at Hukou Waterfall(1)...

Photo taken on Dec. 9, 2018 shows the stunning scenery of icicles at Hukou Waterfall of the Yellow River....

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