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 2017-09-15 13:17 

KBS World

N. Korea Declares Combat Power of Hwasong-12 has Been Realized... +

[Inter-Korea] : North Korea has confirmed the missile it launched over Japan early Friday was a Hwasong-12 ......

 2017-09-15 13:14 

Ecns.cn

Right direction: Female officers on the beat ... +

The team, which comprises of female SWAT brigade and the first female motorcycle team, has become a beautiful addition to the landscape of the river....

 2017-09-15 13:14 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Troubled Hong Kong phantom pupils school sees 24 per cent drop in Primary One enrolment... +

A troubled Hong Kong school that grabbed headlines for exaggerating its enrolment, saw its actual Primary One intake plunge by 24 per cent compared with the number it was originally allocated. Four pupils on Hing Tak School’s overall student roster ...

 2017-09-15 13:13 

Ecns.cn

New home sales rise more slowly ... +

New home sales in China continued to expand albeit at a slower pace in the first eight months of this year, data released yesterday by the National Bureau of Statistics showed....

 2017-09-15 13:13 

Ecns.cn

Support for entrepreneurship on the rise in Chinese education ... +

Over the past two years, more and more people have been seen riding yellow bikes on Chinese streets. These bikes are provided by the three-year old bike-sharing company ofo, which raised over 700 million U.S. dollars in funding in July....

 2017-09-15 13:12 

Ecns.cn

'Handsome con artists' run out of luck here ... +

The young men were about 25 years old, decently dressed and good looking and they used hard luck stories to con female public transport passengers....

 2017-09-15 13:09 

Ecns.cn

Harbin stylist outfitting Chinese with dreadlocks ... +

On Wednesday morning, Du Jialiang received his 15th customer this month in his 40-square meter studio in Harbin, the capital of Northeast China's Heilongjiang province....

 2017-09-15 13:07 

Ecns.cn

Chinese customers concerned about safety of vegan meat ... +

Chinese customers expressed concerns about the safety of vegan meat after foreign media reported that China has allowed an Israeli vegan meat company into the Chinese market....

 2017-09-15 13:07 

Ecns.cn

New move to protect Chinese citizens' rights to file administrative lawsuits ... +

China's Supreme People's Court (SPC) Thursday announced new measures to better protect citizens' rights to institute litigation against the government....

 2017-09-15 13:06 

Ecns.cn

Innovation show offers smart and practicable ... +

A conventional CT scanner takes 20 minutes to complete a whole-body scanning. During a five-day innovation event that starts today, residents can see how it can be done in 16 seconds....

 2017-09-15 13:05 

Ecns.cn

Supply lift hits rebar futures prices ... +

Rebar futures prices slumped over 100 yuan ($15.26) per ton yesterday following a rebound in supply and ebbing investment....

 2017-09-15 13:04 

The Mainichi

Reports of burns among passengers on London Tube train... +

LONDON (AP) -- A commuter whose train had just left the Parsons Green station in southwest London says there was panic after a woman on the platform saw what appeared to be an explosion. Richard Aylmer-Hall said he saw several people injured, apparently t...

 2017-09-15 13:04 

Ecns.cn

Japanese book provides new evidence on Unit 731 experiments ... +

A book published by a Japanese writer last month provides new evidence of the experiments conducted by the notorious Unit 731 on foreign captives during World War II....

 2017-09-15 13:03 

Ecns.cn

Bitcoin platform to stop trading end-September ... +

One of the biggest Bitcoin exchanges in China and the world announced yesterday that it would stop all trading at the end of this month following new Chinese government regulations clamping down on crypto-currencies....

 2017-09-15 13:02 

Ecns.cn

Mobike wins patent infringement case ... +

Mobike yesterday won the patent infringement lawsuit filed by a man who claimed the QR code-scanning lock system was his invention....

 2017-09-15 13:01 

Ecns.cn

South-to-north water diversion benefits 50 mln Chinese ... +

More than 50 million people in northern China have benefited from a massive water diversion project that pumps water from the Yangtze River in the south to the draught-prone north, authorities announced Thursday....

 2017-09-15 13:00 

Ecns.cn

More trains will run to cope with holiday surge ... +

Shanghai Railway Bureau announced 67 more trains will be brought into service to handle a surge of passengers during the National Day holiday....

 2017-09-15 13:00 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Pan-democratic camp will need to unite if they are to secure landslide in next years by-election in Hong Kong... +

At least three of the four seats in Hong Kong’s coming by-election should be a sure win for the city’s pro-democracy bloc, but if they fail to work together they could end up with nothing, lawmakers have said. Success may also hinge on whethe...

 2017-09-15 12:59 

Ecns.cn

Museums never closing record to end ... +

Since opening in 1996, Shanghai Museum has never closed to the public not even for a single day....

 2017-09-15 12:58 

Ecns.cn

Wuhan cyclist, 68, rides across Europe in 100 days ... +

A man in his 60s flew home to Wuhan in Hubei province on Sept 7 after completing a 100-day cycle ride across Europe....

 2017-09-15 12:58 

Japan Times

Park shoots 63 in rescheduled first round; Miyazato trails by five strokes... +

Park Sung-hyun took full advantage of a fresh start to the Evian Championship on Friday, firing an 8-under 63 to lead the rescheduled first round ......

 2017-09-15 12:58 

Ecns.cn

Aviation, space cooperation to benefit China and Russia ... +

China's lunar exploration plans 'more ambitious than U.S. in 60s'...

 2017-09-15 12:58 

Ecns.cn

Busy Pudong road to be turned into an expressway ... +

A main road in Pudong will become an expressway by the end of this year to make it faster to drive to financial and cultural landmarks of the city....

 2017-09-15 12:57 

Ecns.cn

Wild panda population rises in northwest China province ... +

Shaanxi Province, famous for its panda habitat in the Qinling Mountains, has seen its wild panda population grow in the past 14 years, local authorities said Wednesday....

 2017-09-15 12:56 

Ecns.cn

Volkswagen to recall 4.86m cars over faulty airbags ... +

German car giant Volkswagen AG and its Chinese partners will recall 4.86 million cars in China over faulty airbags from Japanese supplier Takata Corp, the largest ever recall in the history of the world's largest automotive market....

 2017-09-15 12:55 

Ecns.cn

Big winner doesnt want his children to stop work ... +

The winner of the nearly 100 million yuan ($15.3 million) lottery jackpot is a senior Shanghainese man, who doesnt want his children to give up work because of his windfall....

 2017-09-15 12:55 

Ecns.cn

China tells music companies to stick to online copyright rules ... +

China's National Copyright Administration (NCAC) has told music companies to stick to market rules and international practice to widen licensing and spread online music....

 2017-09-15 12:55 

Ecns.cn

Trump takes the wrong road to IP war ... +

In mid-August, President Donald Trump asked U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, a Ronald Reagan administration trade hawk, to open an investigation into China's intellectual property practices. And the first public hearing on China's trade conduc...

 2017-09-15 12:55 

The Asahi Shimbun

First ‘hub’ set up in Fukushima no-entry zone to speed rebuilding:The Asahi Shimbun... +

An area in the no-entry zone of Futaba, a town that co-hosts the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear po...

 2017-09-15 12:53 

Ecns.cn

China opposes protectionism in guise of security reviews ... +

China's Ministry of Commerce said Thursday that national security reviews of foreign investment should not be used as tools of protectionism....

 2017-09-15 12:52 

Central News Agency

Taiwan should invest more in national defense: U.S. official... +

Washington, Sept. 14 (CNA) A U.S. Department of Defense official made key recommendations for Taiwan's national defense at the Global Taiwan Institute's (GTI) annual symposium on Thursday....

 2017-09-15 12:52 

Ecns.cn

6 months detention for black swan thief ... +

A man who killed and ate a black swan illegally taken from a downtown park was yesterday sentenced to six months in detention for theft....

 2017-09-15 12:52 

Ecns.cn

Forestation efforts seen as examples for others ... +

Middle East, Africa can learn from Saihanba and Kubuqi...

 2017-09-15 12:51 

Central News Agency

No Taiwanese reported injured in London bombing: Tourism Bureau... +

Taipei, Sept. 15 (CNA) The Tourism Bureau said Friday that no Taiwanese tourists have been reported injured in an explosion at a London subway station, and Taiwan's representative office in the U.K. has also not been notified of any Taiwanese being hu...

 2017-09-15 12:51 

Ecns.cn

China appeals for response to its proposals on Korean Peninsula nuclear issue ... +

China on Thursday appealed for consideration and a response to its proposals of suspension for suspension and dual track approach to solve the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue....

 2017-09-15 12:50 

South China Morning Post

End of mission: Nasa farewells Saturn explorer Cassini as it plunges into gas giant... +

Nasa’s Cassini spacecraft disintegrated in the skies above Saturn early on Friday in a final, fateful blaze of cosmic glory and following a remarkable 20-year journey. Confirmation of Cassini’s demise came at about 7.55am, when radio signals f...

 2017-09-15 12:49 

Ecns.cn

THAAD deployment hurts China-ROK trade ties: spokesman ... +

The deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system in the Republic of Korea (ROK) has affected China-ROK trade, a spokesman with China's Ministry of Commerce said Thursday....

 2017-09-15 12:48 

Ecns.cn

Economy slows as sustainability rises ... +

The growth momentum of China's economy eased a little, with slower but fine-tuned growth in industrial output and investment, experts and officials said on Thursday....

 2017-09-15 12:48 

Ecns.cn

Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor hopes to boost legal cooperation between Hong Kong, mainland ... +

Chief Executive of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor on Thursday expressed the hope to boost legal cooperation between Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland....

 2017-09-15 12:46 

Ecns.cn

China congratulates Singapore's newly elected president ... +

China on Thursday congratulated Halimah Yacob on her election as the new president of Singapore....

 2017-09-15 12:45 

Ecns.cn

Monopoly law under revision ... +

Tools against anti-market favoritism to get 1st change in 10-year existence...

 2017-09-15 12:45 

The Mainichi

2 more lawmakers leave struggling main opposition party... +

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Two more lawmakers on Friday submitted applications to leave the main opposition Democratic Party, the latest in a string of defections amid questions about its future....

 2017-09-15 12:45 

The Asahi Shimbun

100-year-olds in Japan hit record high population of 67,824:The Asahi Shimbun... +

The number of centenarians in Japan has hit another record high, government figures released to coin...

 2017-09-15 12:43 

Ecns.cn

U.S. imposes new Iran sanctions ... +

The U.S. Treasury Department announced Thursday it has imposed sanctions on 11 entities and individuals for supporting Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) for cyber-attacks against the United States....

 2017-09-15 12:41 

Ecns.cn

Siemens opens new robotics research center in China ... +

Leading German industrial concern Siemens AG has decided to establish a brand-new research center for the digitalization of industry (industry 4.0) in China, the company revealed on Thursday....

 2017-09-15 12:40 

The Mainichi

Editorial: Ailing opposition Democratic Party must focus on Diet debate... +

Japan's largest opposition party has seen a stream of lawmakers defecting from the party. This month, an extraordinary session of the Diet is expected to be convened, but the Democratic Party's new leader Seiji Maehara and other members of the par...

 2017-09-15 12:40 

Ecns.cn

Semester begins for China's first group of AI graduate students ... +

More than 120 graduate students at Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, known as Beihang University, began attending classes on artificial intelligence (AI) Thursday....

 2017-09-15 12:40 

The Asahi Shimbun

Taiwan jails mainland Chinese man on national security charge:The Asahi Shimbun... +

TAIPEI--A Taiwan court on Friday jailed a mainland Chinese man for 14 months for breaching national ...

 2017-09-15 12:38 

Ecns.cn

China slams M&A block from U.S. ... +

Protectionism stops investor from buying U.S. tech firm...

 2017-09-15 12:36 

Ecns.cn

Mainland official stresses common political foundation of upholding 1992 Consensus ... +

The Chinese mainland is willing to work with the Taiwan-based Kuomintang (KMT) party to consolidate the common political foundation of adhering to 1992 Consensus and opposing Taiwan independence, the mainland's Taiwan affairs chief said Thursday....

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