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 2019-11-15 17:32 

China Post

Egypt boasts biggest ancient mummy find in over a century...

Egypt boasts biggest ancient mummy find in over a century The China Post...

 2019-11-15 17:31 

China Post

R.I.P.: German funeral rites and practices...

Deciding on an urn or casket, signing a contract for grave plot maintenance, selecting funeral speeches, organizing the memorial service, sending out obituaries individually or getting them printed in the newspaper: The bereaved have a lot to decide and t...

 2019-11-15 17:31 

China Post

Voyager: Two NASA spacecraft on tour...

Voyager: Two NASA spacecraft on tour The China Post...

 2019-11-15 17:31 

China Post

Study showing Botswana as the origin of humans is under scrutiny...

The study pinpoints the Makgadikgadi-Okavango area of what is today northern Botswana as the origin of modern humans. The international team of scientists published their findings in the British scientific journal Nature. The scientists studied the matern...

 2019-11-15 17:31 

China Post

India pollution: How a farming revolution could solve stubble burning...

As a cloud of pollution enveloped Delhi earlier this week, closing schools and prompting the announcement of a public health emergency, new hope in mitigating the capital's annual pollution crisis might be found in a government plan to transform the a...

 2019-11-15 17:31 

China Post

Hayabusa2 probe leaves Ryugu asteroid, heads home...

Japan's Hayabusa2 probe has left Ryugu asteroid and started its 300-million-kilometer (186-million-mile) journey through space towards Earth, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency confirmed on Wednesday. The spacecraft is bringing back a capsule with...

 2019-11-15 17:27 

South China Morning Post

Donald Trump adviser Roger Stone found guilty of lying to Congress, obstruction, witness tampering...

A jury convicted US President Donald Trump's adviser Roger Stone on Friday, finding the long-time Republican operative and self-proclaimed "dirty trickster" guilty on seven criminal counts of lying to Congress, obstruction and witness tamperin...

 2019-11-15 17:17 

China Post

Differences in personality: What psychiatrists can learn from mice to treat depression...

For the experiment, a research team around neurobiologist Alon Chen observed mice that had been placed in groups and left to wander around freely. By examining the rodents' interactions over the course of a few days, the scientists were able to identi...

 2019-11-15 17:17 

China Post

Living Planet: New species and old breeds...

Living Planet: New species and old breeds The China Post...

 2019-11-15 17:17 

China Post

Who is former US Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch?...

In the now notorious July 25 phone call between Donald Trump and his newly elected Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelenskiy, the US president kept his judgment of Marie Yovanovitch — or, as he referred to her, "the woman" — to two wor...

 2019-11-15 17:16 

China Post

Opinion: How much violence do we show as a media outlet?...

Extreme acts of violence are shaking our world. Whether they're happening in Chile, Bolivia, Syria or Hong Kong — violence levels seem to be rising on a daily basis. In Hong Kong, for example, the ongoing skirmishes between protesters and police...

 2019-11-15 17:09 

Formosa News

Kids make viral video touting the importance of exercise...
 2019-11-15 17:09 

Formosa News

KMT revises party list after public furor...
 2019-11-15 17:09 

Formosa News

Government eases subsidy requirements for company-run childcare centers...
 2019-11-15 17:09 

Formosa News

Researchers find way to enhance storm resistance in rice...
 2019-11-15 17:09 

Formosa News

Yahoo Japan, Line negotiating merger...
 2019-11-15 17:09 

Formosa News

Taiwan People's Party suspends release of party list...
 2019-11-15 17:09 

Formosa News

DPP releases party list topped by social activist Wu Yu-chin...
 2019-11-15 17:09 

Formosa News

Taiwan falls to US in Super Round clash...
 2019-11-15 17:08 

China Post

Offenbach, part one...

This hour, we have selections from an Offenbach festival in Cologne. A brilliant composer of musical satire with a delightful gift for melody, he was also a famous cellist — and he wrote sacred and romantic music as well. We'll sample all of tho...

 2019-11-15 17:08 

China Post

Suarez ousted at Stewart-Haas for Cole Custer promotion...

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Daniel Suarez has been fired for the second time in a year, this time by Stewart-Haas Racing as it makes room to promote Cole Custer to the Cup Series in 2020. Suarez spent just one season driving the No. 41 Ford for SHR, the ...

 2019-11-15 17:08 

China Post

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 2019-11-15 17:08 

China Post

Ex-Browns receiver Antonio Callaway gets 10-game drug ban...

CLEVELAND (AP) — Former Browns wide receiver Antonio Callaway has been suspended 10 games by the NFL for another violation of the league's substance-abuse policy. League spokesman Brian McCarthy said Friday that Callaway will begin serving the s...

 2019-11-15 17:08 

China Post

NBA teams enhancing fan experience with high-tech replays...

ATLANTA (AP) — NBA fans will soon be able to look up at the big videoboard above the court and get a different look at that deep Trae Young 3-pointer early in the first quarter. Or see a different perspective of that monstrous Giannis Antetokounmpo ...

 2019-11-15 17:05 

China Post

Will you get dementia? Many may not understand their risk...

New research suggests many American adults inaccurately estimate their chances for developing dementia and do useless things to prevent it. A survey of 1,000 adults aged 50 to 64 found almost half believed they were likely to develop dementia, but suggest...

 2019-11-15 17:04 

China Post

The Latest: Bolivia interim leader warns Evo Morales...

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — The Latest on Bolivia's political confrontation (all times local): 12:25 p.m. Bolivia's interim leader says Evo Morales will have to "answer to justice for electoral fraud" if he returns home. Jeanine ez made t...

 2019-11-15 17:03 

China Post

Takeaways from Day 2 of House impeachment public hearings...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Day Two of the House impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump featured a career diplomat with a soft voice and a powerful story. Marie Yovanovitch, under questioning from the Democrats, said she felt threatened by the presiden...

 2019-11-15 17:02 

China Post

A guide to making small talk in Germany...

Rachel Stewart is on a mission to investigate the quirks and idiosyncrasies of daily life in Germany. Every two weeks she explores a new topic — from beer to nudity to complicated grammar — and heads out to get some tips from the Germans thems...

 2019-11-15 17:02 

China Post

AP Explains: What's wrong with hearsay evidence in Congress?...

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A leading Republican critique of the House impeachment inquiry is that Democrats are relying on "hearsay" evidence. The word 'hearsay' is bandied about in legal circles all the time, and in its simplest form ...

 2019-11-15 17:02 

China Post

Munich study confirms severe decline in insect populations in Germany...

In October 2017, a long-term study by the Entomological Society Krefeld hit like a bomb: Within thirty years, the number of flying insects in Germany was said to have decreased by three quarters. Now a research team led by Sebastian Seibold and Wolfgang W...

 2019-11-15 17:02 

China Post

No. 1 LSU wants to make sure it avoids letdown at Ole Miss...

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — After notching a season-defining victory at Alabama last week, No. 1 LSU is looking to avoid a letdown Saturday at Mississippi. "We know we're going to get their best shot," LSU coach Ed Orgeron said. "They play ...

 2019-11-15 17:01 

China Post

Scotland restores its peatlands to keep carbon in the ground...

The burning Amazon rainforests, with their jaguars, monkeys and colourful birds, have grabbed global attention in a way the destruction of the world's mossy peatlands never has. Yet protecting the world's peatlands, which store at least twice as m...

 2019-11-15 17:01 

China Post

No. 21 Navy's defense concerns Kelly, No. 16 Irish...

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Preparing for Navy's triple-option offense is an annual headache for Notre Dame, but it's the Midshipmen's defense that has coach Brian Kelly reaching for the aspirin. "I'm really impressed with their defe...

 2019-11-15 17:01 

China Post

German writer Hans Magnus Enzensberger: Still restless at 90...

Hans Magnus Enzensberger is a passionate smoker. He has that in common with former German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt. Above all, however, he is one of the most important intellectuals in Germany. For more than 65 years, he has provided the international li...

 2019-11-15 16:51 

Japan Times

South Korea rallies past Mexico, secures 2020 Olympic berth...

South Korea didn't just book a spot in the Premier12 final with its win over Mexico on Friday night.The South Koreans also booked a return ......

 2019-11-15 16:49 

Nikkei Asian Review

JD.com's profit crashes 80% in race with Alibaba over rural China...

DALIAN, China -- JD.com's third-quarter net profit plummeted 79.6% on the year to 612.3 million yuan ($85.6 million), hurt by the costs of delive...

 2019-11-15 16:40 

Ecns.cn

Chinese biomedical company makes breakthrough in anti-cancer drug...

Chinese biopharmaceutical company BeiGene has won accelerated approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a treatment for mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) in adult patients who have received at least one prior therapy....

 2019-11-15 16:39 

Ecns.cn

Dangal darling Ritu Phogat to make MMA debut in Beijing...

Indian wrestler Ritu Phogat and Thai kickboxing star Yodsanklai Fairtex were among participants in a ONE Championship training session in Beijing on Nov. 13....

 2019-11-15 16:36 

Ecns.cn

Carrie Lam condemns attack on HKSAR official in London...

Chief Executive of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Carrie Lam on Friday strongly condemned the attack on a senior HKSAR official attending a conference in London....

 2019-11-15 16:32 

China Post

NASA unveils new, flexible spacesuits...

When US astronauts next touch down on the moon, expect them to walk almost as they do on Earth, thanks to new spacesuits NASA unveiled on Tuesday in Washington. Standing in front of a giant US flag, two NASA engineers showed off the new spacesuits, modeli...

 2019-11-15 16:32 

China Post

The Rennsteig trail in Thuringia...

The Rennsteig trail in Thuringia The China Post...

 2019-11-15 16:31 

China Post

Australia's koalas threatened by deforestation and bushfires...

Watching animals suffer after a wildfire is one of the hardest parts of Cheyne Flanagan's job at Port Macquarie Koala Hospital on Australia's southeast coast. "It's such a sad sound, hearing the cry of a burned koala," Flanagan, the cl...

 2019-11-15 16:31 

China Post

Grace Kelly: 5 years in Hollywood, forever a star...

Grace Kelly: 5 years in Hollywood, forever a star The China Post...

 2019-11-15 16:31 

China Post

What happens to nuclear waste from power plants?...

Seventy years after the nuclear age began, no country has built a place to safely store its waste, a report published this week warns, raising concerns for governments mulling nuclear power as an alternative to fossil fuels. More than 60,000 tons of highl...

 2019-11-15 16:31 

China Post

Venice's cultural institutions hit hard by floods...

"We did not expect such a level [of flooding]," says Petra Schaefer from the German Study Center in Venice. The institute, which is responsible for German-Italian cultural and scientific exchanges, is housed in the historic Palazzo Barbarigo della...

 2019-11-15 16:31 

China Post

German far-right lawmakers aim to prove Syria is 'safe country of origin'...

Far-right German politicians will travel to Syria on Monday in an attempt to show that the war-torn country can be classified as a "safe country of origin" according to German public broadcasters WDR and NDR. This is the second time since last Mar...

 2019-11-15 16:31 

China Post

Venice: Fresh floods force closure of St Mark's Square...

Venice was inundated by exceptionally high water levels again on Friday, hours after the government declared a state of emergency for the stricken UNESCO city. Mayor Luigi Brugnaro ordered the iconic St Mark's square to be closed as the latest sea sur...

 2019-11-15 16:20 

China Post

To stop an insect die-out, the world needs pollinator-friendly policies, scientist warns...

Creepy-crawlies are among the oldest life forms on this planet. Before dinosaurs ever walked the Earth, insects were certainly already there. Some estimates date their origins to 400 million years ago. They're also extremely successful. Of the 7-8 mil...

 2019-11-15 16:19 

China Post

Why isn't Germany taking over the moon?...

At a recent gathering in Berlin of space technology businesses the mood was upbeat. Yet while astronaut Matthias Maurer was stealing the show and beguiling schoolchildren and adults alike, there were important issues floating through the air. The biggest ...

 2019-11-15 16:11 

Taipei Times

Chinese detective ferrets out pets with high-tech gear...

Private investigator Sun Jinrong () carried heat detectors, tiny surveillance cameras and a blowgun loaded with a tranquilizer on his search for one desperate client's missing loved one: A cat named Duoduo....

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