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 2017-09-19 04:26 

NHK

LDP to prepare for Lower House election... +

Senior members of Japan's main ruling Liberal Democratic Party have confirmed plans to quickly prepare for a Lower House election....

 2017-09-19 04:23 

South China Morning Post

Panama denies chequebook diplomacy after ditching ties with Taiwan... +

Panama’s decision to ditch long-standing ties with self-ruled Taiwan and switch recognition to China had nothing to do with “chequebook diplomacy”, its president has told Chinese state television. Panama established diplomatic relations ...

 2017-09-19 04:18 

Central News Agency

TSMC's market cap hits new high... +

Taipei, Sept. 19 (CNA) The market capitalization of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, ), the world's largest contract chip maker, hit a new high as its share price continued to move higher in Taipei on Tuesday morning....

 2017-09-19 04:18 

South China Morning Post

At steakhouse, Trumps loose-lipped lawyers spill the beans and a nearby New York Times reporter gets a scoop... +

It is every Washington reporter’s dream to sit down at a restaurant, overhear secret stuff, and get a scoop. It rarely happens. Still, everyone in town important enough to have secrets worth keeping knows that secrets are not safe in Washington rest...

 2017-09-19 04:16 

Japan Times

Swiss probe opens to find out why two people flushed about 100,000 down toilets... +

If someone tells you they flushed more than a hundred grand down the toilet, chances are they’re referring figuratively to a bad investment, or an ......

 2017-09-19 04:15 

The Mainichi

Banks lead US stocks modestly higher; oil prices slide... +

(AP) -- Banks and other financial companies led U.S. stocks modestly higher Monday, nudging the stock market to another record high....

 2017-09-19 04:15 

Yonhap News

Seoul mayor seeks probe into ex-President Lee Myung-bak over smear campaign ... +

Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon said Tuesday he will file a complaint with the prosecution seeking an inquiry into former President Lee Myung-bak for his role in an alleged smear campaign against him led by the state spy agency....

 2017-09-19 04:13 

The Mainichi

Wisconsin governor signs $3 billion Foxconn bill into law... +

STURTEVANT, Wis. (AP) -- Gov. Scott Walker signed a $3 billion incentive package Monday for Foxconn Technology Group to build a flat-screen plant in southeastern Wisconsin, a deal he says will provide thousands of jobs for generations....

 2017-09-19 04:06 

The Mainichi

Trump calls for UN reform, but with more restrained tones... +

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- President Donald Trump used his United Nations debut on Monday to prod the international organization to cut its bloated bureaucracy and fulfill its mission. But he pledged U.S. support for the world body he had excoriated as a cand...

 2017-09-19 04:02 

Japan Times

U.S. Navy fires two commanders in connection with ship collisions... +

The U.S. Navy has fired two senior commanders in the Pacific region in connection with recent deadly collisions of navy ships, as part of a ......

 2017-09-19 04:01 

Yonhap News

Medical facilities tighten TB screenings for new employees... +

Medical facilities and other child facilities must conduct tuberculosis (TB) screenings on all their new workers within one month of employment, the health ministry said Tuesday, a move aimed at preventing the spread of the contagious disease....

 2017-09-19 04:00 

South China Morning Post

The last days of a 'village' in China's Silicon Valley... +

Surrounded by the sleek hi-tech campuses and luxury condominiums of “Beijing’s Silicon Valley”, migrants from the countryside recreate village life, cooking in outdoor communal areas, playing cards and showering in the street. But their ...

 2017-09-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

Fall a great time for golf in San Diego... +

Fall a great time for golf in San Diego...

 2017-09-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

Polish party leader denounces anti-Semitism, praises Israel... +

Polish party leader denounces anti-Semitism, praises Israel...

 2017-09-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

Chief: Man accused of shooting wife is 'calculated killer'... +

Chief: Man accused of shooting wife is 'calculated killer'...

 2017-09-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

Fed likely to pare its bond portfolio even with outlook hazy... +

Fed likely to pare its bond portfolio even with outlook hazy...

 2017-09-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

Emmycast shows women can do it for themselves, and everyone... +

Emmycast shows women can do it for themselves, and everyone...

 2017-09-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

Bolshoi opera singer Zurab Sotkilava dies at 80... +

Bolshoi opera singer Zurab Sotkilava dies at 80...

 2017-09-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

APNewsBreak: US nixes proposal to let Turkey guards buy guns... +

APNewsBreak: US nixes proposal to let Turkey guards buy guns...

 2017-09-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

California teacher found fatally stabbed in Jamaica... +

California teacher found fatally stabbed in Jamaica...

 2017-09-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

AP source: US withdraws proposal to let Turkish presidential guards buy American guns after attacks on protesters in DC... +

AP source: US withdraws proposal to let Turkish presidential guards buy American guns after attacks on protesters in DC...

 2017-09-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

Austria: Girl stabbed to death, police say by her brother... +

Austria: Girl stabbed to death, police say by her brother...

 2017-09-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

Moscow court rejects lawsuit by Raoul Wallenberg's relatives... +

Moscow court rejects lawsuit by Raoul Wallenberg's relatives...

 2017-09-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

France: Dissention, conflict at highest level since Cold War... +

France: Dissention, conflict at highest level since Cold War...

 2017-09-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

Navy fires 2 commanders in connection with ship collisions... +

Navy fires 2 commanders in connection with ship collisions...

 2017-09-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

Review: Leon Russell created career highlight on final album... +

Review: Leon Russell created career highlight on final album...

 2017-09-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

Earth sweltered to 3rd hottest August, summer on record... +

Earth sweltered to 3rd hottest August, summer on record...

 2017-09-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

Uganda police detain 11 protesting 'life presidency'... +

Uganda police detain 11 protesting 'life presidency'...

 2017-09-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

US immigrants sue over Trump's end of deportation protection... +

US immigrants sue over Trump's end of deportation protection...

 2017-09-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

AGs want health insurers to review policies in opioid fight... +

AGs want health insurers to review policies in opioid fight...

 2017-09-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

The Latest: Women in acid attack offer prayers for assailant... +

The Latest: Women in acid attack offer prayers for assailant...

 2017-09-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

Review: Michael McDonald's soulful voice carries 'Wide Open'... +

Review: Michael McDonald's soulful voice carries 'Wide Open'...

 2017-09-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

Austrian court sentences man who urged gassing of migrants... +

Austrian court sentences man who urged gassing of migrants...

 2017-09-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

Jackie Hoffman loses Emmy to Laura Dern, curses on camera... +

Jackie Hoffman loses Emmy to Laura Dern, curses on camera...

 2017-09-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

Anti-fracking suit seeks to block BLM oil drilling in Nevada... +

Anti-fracking suit seeks to block BLM oil drilling in Nevada...

 2017-09-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

'Not a friend of democracy': Trump's past UN criticism... +

'Not a friend of democracy': Trump's past UN criticism...

 2017-09-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

Pakistan: Attack at Afghan border kills 1, wounds 11... +

Pakistan: Attack at Afghan border kills 1, wounds 11...

 2017-09-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

Trudeau: Canada could stop dealing with Boeing over dispute... +

Trudeau: Canada could stop dealing with Boeing over dispute...

 2017-09-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

Flights canceled, delayed after blackout at Panama airport... +

Flights canceled, delayed after blackout at Panama airport...

 2017-09-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

The Latest: Lawsuit alleges excessive force against blacks... +

The Latest: Lawsuit alleges excessive force against blacks...

 2017-09-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

Mexico investigates killing of 'Narcos' location scout... +

Mexico investigates killing of 'Narcos' location scout...

 2017-09-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

Umbria: Contemplating St. Francis in Italy's green heart... +

Umbria: Contemplating St. Francis in Italy's green heart...

 2017-09-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

Mexico star Marquez back at Atlas after US drug sanctions... +

Mexico star Marquez back at Atlas after US drug sanctions...

 2017-09-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

AP Exclusive: Evidence of spills during floods at toxic site... +

AP Exclusive: Evidence of spills during floods at toxic site...

 2017-09-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

Israel and US open first American military base in Israel... +

Israel and US open first American military base in Israel...

 2017-09-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

Nielsen says 11.4 million watch Emmy Awards... +

Nielsen says 11.4 million watch Emmy Awards...

 2017-09-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

Greek police clash with some rioters at Athens protest... +

Greek police clash with some rioters at Athens protest...

 2017-09-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

Intel, Waymo, expand self-driving car collaboration... +

Intel, Waymo, expand self-driving car collaboration...

 2017-09-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

Young immigrants shout down Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi... +

Young immigrants shout down Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi...

 2017-09-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

The Latest: US, Cuban diplomats to discuss health incidents... +

The Latest: US, Cuban diplomats to discuss health incidents...

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