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 2023-01-30 08:09 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Hong Kong police arrest 2 teenage boys accused of setting fire to door curtain, pillow outside schoolmate's flat after dispute...

Police and fire crews sent to Lei Muk Shue Estate in Tsuen Wan over fire outside 11th-floor flat....

 2023-01-30 07:59 

South China Morning Post

Chinese satellite start-up named in US sanctions aimed at Wagner group denies aiding Russia in Ukraine war...

Spacety denies breaching any foreign rules or laws and says it has not had ties with Russia since it came under international sanctions....

 2023-01-30 07:58 

Yonhap News

Yoon approves 100 bln won in reserve funds for heating bills...

By Lee Haye-ah SEOUL, Jan. 30 (Yonhap) -- President Yoon Suk Yeol on Monday approved 100......

 2023-01-30 07:57 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Pentagon chief arrives in S. Korea for talks on deterrence against N.K....

(ATTN: RECASTS headline, lead; UPDATES with more info in 2nd para) SEOUL, Jan. 30 (Yonha......

 2023-01-30 07:55 

Taiwan News

Ukraine updates: Zelenskyy urges faster weapon deliveries...

Ukraine updates: Zelenskyy urges faster weapon deliveries | 2023-01-30 02:55:00...

 2023-01-30 07:49 

Nikkei Asian Review

Japan Communist Party in turmoil as calls emerge for new leadership...

TOKYO -- Japan, an ally of the U.S. and a capitalist nation, is one of the few countries where a political party that harbors communism has&...

 2023-01-30 07:49 

Nikkei Asian Review

India budget expected to mix populism, prudence before 2024 polls...

NEW DELHI -- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government on Wednesday will present its last full annual budget before next year's general electio...

 2023-01-30 07:49 

Nikkei Asian Review

Ukraine latest: Russia says nuclear arms treaty with U.S. may end after 2026...

The war that began with Russia's invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 is approaching a grim one-year milestone, with mounting military and civilian de...

 2023-01-30 07:49 

The Asahi Shimbun

VOX POPULI: ‘Right-winger’ Suzuki warned about dangers of patriotic fervor | The Asahi Shimbun: Breaking News, Japan News and Analysis...

Author Yukio Mishima contributed an opinion piece to The Asahi Shimbun in January 1968, about three years before he committed suicide at the Self-Defense Forces' camp in Tokyo's Ichigaya district....

 2023-01-30 07:47 

Korea Joongang Daily

Military follows civilian authorities with lifting of mask mandate...

The Ministry of National Defense eased its indoor mask mandate on Monday, in line with the civilian relaxation of the mandate....

 2023-01-30 07:47 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kim Min-sun topples two Lee Sang-hwa speed skating records...

Kim Min-sun broke Korean speed skating legend Lee Sang-hwa's record to win the women's 1,000 meters in the 104th National Winter Games at Taereung International Skating Rink in northern Seoul on Saturday....

 2023-01-30 07:47 

Korea Joongang Daily

Seoul mayor blasts advocacy group for people with disabilities...

The Seoul mayor blasted a local advocacy group for people with disabilities that has held protests on the capital's subways, saying Monday that he doesn't think the protestors are in any way "socially underprivileged.";...

 2023-01-30 07:47 

Korea Joongang Daily

Takashi Murakami juxtaposes the cute with the grotesque in 'MurakamiZombie'...

BUSAN — Takashi Murakami, a world-renowned Japanese contemporary artist, is like the Pied Piper: He knows how to attract a crowd wherever he goes, with his art full of rainbow flowers, zombies, anime, Buddhism — you name it. He was turning hea...

 2023-01-30 07:47 

Korea Joongang Daily

Record-breaking run...

Choi Ga-on competes in the Women's Snowboard SuperPipe at the X Games in Aspen on Saturday. Choi took gold at the event to become the youngest X Games gold medal winner ever at 14-years-old, a record previously held by Olympic gold medalist Chloe Kim...

 2023-01-30 07:47 

Korea Joongang Daily

Hwang Ui-jo is still stuck at Olympiacos as transfer clock ticks down...

With just over 24 hours left in the January transfer window, Korean midfielder Hwang Ui-jo still finds himself stuck at a club that clearly doesn't want to use him, a few offers on the table and the clock very quickly running down....

 2023-01-30 07:47 

Korea Joongang Daily

'Idol' earns BTS its 12th platinum certification...

Boy band BTS earned its 12th platinum certification for streaming for its 2018 song "Idol."nThe Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ), which hands out the certifications, made the announcement Monday....

 2023-01-30 07:47 

Korea Joongang Daily

7 of 10 South Koreans support independent development of nuclear weapons...

Seven out of 10 South Koreans see the need for Seoul to independently pursue its own nuclear weapons development program, a survey showed Monday, amid concerns over escalating military threats from Pyongyang and a lack of trust in denuclearization......

 2023-01-30 07:47 

Korea Joongang Daily

Badminton star An Se-young wins Indonesia Masters...

Korean badminton star An Se-young won the Badminton World Federation (BWF)'s Indonesia Masters on Sunday, taking her second world tour title in a row after triumphing at the India Open one week earlier....

 2023-01-30 07:47 

Korea Joongang Daily

Posco Chemical gets 40-trillion-won cathodes deal from Samsung SDI...

Posco Chemical won a 40-trillion-won ($32.6 billion) order for cathodes from Samsung SDI, the company said in a regulatory filing Monday....

 2023-01-30 07:46 

Central News Agency

New round of COVID-19 rapid test rationing to start Feb. 1 - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Jan. 30 (CNA) The latest round of a government rationing program that allows people to buy cheaper COVID-19 rapid tests will begin on Feb. 1, while free tests will be available to seniors and families with young children, the Central Epidemic Comm...

 2023-01-30 07:42 

Yonhap News

BOK to sell 11 tln won worth of monetary stabilization bonds in Feb....

SEOUL, Jan. 30 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's central bank said Monday it will sell 11 tri......

 2023-01-30 07:41 

Central News Agency

Taiwan reports 22,291 new COVID-19 cases, 30 deaths - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Jan. 30 (CNA) Taiwan on Monday reported 22,291 new cases of COVID-19 and 30 deaths from the disease, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC)....

 2023-01-30 07:36 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Seoul stocks snap 5-day winning streak on tech, auto losses; Korean won at 9-month high...

(ATTN: ADDS bond yields at bottom, photo) SEOUL, Jan. 30 (Yonhap) -- Seoul stocks snappe......

 2023-01-30 07:30 

Yonhap News

S. Korean Bond Yields on Jan. 30, 2023...

Today (%) Previous Session(%) Change (BP) 1-year TB 3.472 ......

 2023-01-30 07:26 

Yonhap News

Actor Song joong-ki announces marriage and wife's pregnancy...

SEOUL, Jan. 30 (Yonhap) -- South Korean actor Song Joong-ki said Monday he has just been m......

 2023-01-30 07:26 

NHK

Police: Items worth less than $5,000 taken in Tokyo robbery-murder case...

Tokyo police have found that perpetrators who broke into a home in Komae City and killed a 90-year-old resident made off with three watches and a ring....

 2023-01-30 07:24 

NHK

Credit card spending by visitors to Japan up in December...

Visitors to Japan spent more money using credit cards in December than during the same period three years earlier, before the start of the coronavirus pandemic....

 2023-01-30 07:18 

RTHK News

Sichuan frees the unmarried to legally have children...

Health authorities in the southwestern province of Sichuan will allow unmarried individuals to raise a family and enjoy benefits reserved for married couples, in the latest effort to bolster a falling birth rate.The government dictates that only married w...

 2023-01-30 07:17 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) 7 of 10 S. Koreans support independent development of nuclear weapons: poll...

(ATTN: CLARIFIES survey info in 2nd para; ADDS more info throughout) SEOUL, Jan. 30 (Yo......

 2023-01-30 07:14 

NHK

Japan's Upper House summons absentee YouTuber lawmaker...

The president of Japan's Upper House of the Diet has called on an opposition lawmaker who has never attended a session to end his months-long absence....

 2023-01-30 07:11 

Yonhap News

Star outfielder vows to bounce back after injury-plagued season...

INCHEON, Jan. 30 (Yonhap) -- LG Twins outfielder Hong Chang-ki batted .286 with a .390 on-......

 2023-01-30 07:10 

The Asahi Shimbun

Odds ‘very high’ of U.S. military conflict with China, top Republican says | The Asahi Shimbun: Breaking News, Japan News and Analysis...

WASHINGTON--A top Republican in the U.S. Congress on Sunday said the odds of conflict with China over Taiwan "are very high," after a U.S. general caused consternation with a memo that warned that the United States would fight China in the next tw...

 2023-01-30 07:10 

The Asahi Shimbun

Japan gives priority review status to Alzheimer’s drug developed by Eisai, Biogen | The Asahi Shimbun: Breaking News, Japan News and Analysis...

Japanese drugmaker Eisai Co Ltd and U.S. biotech firm Biogen Inc said in a joint statement that the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has granted priority review status to their Alzheimer's disease treatment....

 2023-01-30 07:10 

The Asahi Shimbun

Eileen Gu takes a bad crash in practice, misses Winter X | The Asahi Shimbun: Breaking News, Japan News and Analysis...

ASPEN, Colo.--Olympic freestyle skiing champion Eileen Gu crashed during practice for the Winter X Games and said she suffered a bad ligament strain in her knee that forced her to miss the contest....

 2023-01-30 07:08 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) NATO chief stresses continued need for U.S. 'extended deterrence' against N.K. threats...

(ATTN: UPDATES with Stoltenberg's meeting with Seoul's defense chief in paras 6-......

 2023-01-30 07:05 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Private doctors prepare for surge in Covid-19 patients as Hong Kong ends mandatory isolation...

Around 90 per cent of appointments at government-run outpatient clinics booked on Monday....

 2023-01-30 07:05 

The Asahi Shimbun

NATO’s Stoltenberg in South Korea to deepen ties in Asia | The Asahi Shimbun: Breaking News, Japan News and Analysis...

SEOUL--NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg arrived in South Korea on Sunday, the first stop on a trip that will include Japan and is aimed at strengthening ties with the U.S. allies in the face of the war in Ukraine and rising competition with China....

 2023-01-30 07:03 

Yonhap News

Seoul stocks snap 5-day winning streak on tech, auto losses; Korean won at 9-month high...

SEOUL, Jan. 30 (Yonhap) -- Seoul stocks snapped their five-day winning streak Monday, weig......

 2023-01-30 07:01 

Yonhap News

Disgraced Seoul education chief appeals abuse of power conviction...

SEOUL, Jan. 30 (Yonhap) -- Seoul's top education official on Monday appealed his rece......

 2023-01-30 07:01 

RTHK News

6.1-magnitude quake hits Xinjiang region...

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit Shaya County of Aksu Prefecture in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region at 7:49am on Monday, according to the China Ear......

 2023-01-30 07:00 

South China Morning Post

China urges 'restraint' as death toll in Israeli raid on Palestinian refugee camp rises to 10...

Beijing 'deeply saddened' by casualties in West Bank city of Jenin, calls on 'Israel in particular' to stop violence from 'spiralling out of control'....

 2023-01-30 07:00 

South China Morning Post

China urges ‘restraint’ after Israeli raid on Palestinian refugee camp kills 10...

Beijing 'deeply saddened' by casualties in West Bank city of Jenin, calls on 'Israel in particular' to stop violence from 'spiralling out of control'....

 2023-01-30 06:59 

South China Morning Post

Covid patients head off as Hong Kong ends mandatory isolation but drivers worry...

Dozens of patients take shuttle buses from Penny's Bay isolation centre to a drop-off point at Tsing Yi MTR station on Monday morning....

 2023-01-30 06:56 

Central News Agency

Individual winner hits NT$331 million Lottery 6/49 jackpot Sunday - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Jan. 30 (CNA) A lucky individual in eastern Taiwan's Taitung County hit the jackpot in Taiwan's Lotto 6/49 on Sunday, winning the top prize of NT$331 million (US$10.97 million), according to Taiwan Lottery Co....

 2023-01-30 06:53 

Nikkei Asian Review

China markets jump after Lunar New Year spending blitz...

HONG KONG -- Key mainland China stock indexes opened higher on the first trading session after the Lunar New Year holiday, with a travel-and-spending...

 2023-01-30 06:51 

Korea Joongang Daily

Busan MoCA aims to be a...

BUSAN Families traveling in the southeastern port city should pay a visit to the Museum of Contemporary Art Busan (Busan MoCA) this year, which is located in Saha District's Eulsuk Island. Busan MoCA announced its plans for 2023, revealing that......

 2023-01-30 06:51 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korea strongly condemns recent deadly violence at Jerusalem synagogue...

Korea on Monday condemned an armed terrorist attack at a Jewish worship facility in Jerusalem that claimed the lives of seven people last week....

 2023-01-30 06:51 

Korea Joongang Daily

Samsung SDI reports 63 percent surge in net profit in 2022, record high...

Samsung SDI reported a 63 percent surge in net profit in 2022, hitting a record high in part thanks to solid demand for mid-to-large batteries for electric vehicles (EVs)....

 2023-01-30 06:51 

Korea Joongang Daily

Chefood Digimon Adventure corndog hit the shelves Monday...

Lotte Confectionery introduced a Chefood Digimon Adventure milk corndog on Monday following the success of other character-themed products. Chefood, a brand under Lotte Confectionary, produces a variety of quick-and-easy products that can be......

 2023-01-30 06:51 

Korea Joongang Daily

Napoli triumph over Jose Mourinho's Roma in tight 2-1 win...

SSC Napoli beat Jose Mourinho's Roma 2-1 on Sunday to move 13 points clear at the top of the Serie A table....

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