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 2021-03-07 20:44 

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China ready to work with U.S. to return ties to right track: FM...

China is ready to work with the United States to return bilateral relations to the right track of healthy and steady growth, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Sunday....

 2021-03-07 20:41 

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China, Russia should be each other's strategic support: FM...

The more unstable the world is, the greater the need for carrying forward China-Russia cooperation, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Sunday....

 2021-03-07 20:41 

Ecns.cn

China will always support developing countries: FM...

China will always support developing countries, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Sunday....

 2021-03-07 20:40 

Japan Times

Top China diplomat warns Biden to tread carefully on Taiwan...

While China has expressed optimism that relations would improve under Biden, it continues to put the onus on Washington to fix the damage done during ......

 2021-03-07 20:31 

Nikkei Asian Review

Why having women at the top is not enough...

Nobuko Kobayashi is a partner with EY Strategy and Consulting Co., Ltd., Strategy and Transactions -- EY-Parthenon.Greenwashing is an act by a corpora...

 2021-03-07 20:31 

Nikkei Asian Review

Japan has 60% more female executives but still lags West...

TOKYO -- Japanese businesses have made progress in naming more women who have risen through the ranks to executive positions, but female participation...

 2021-03-07 20:31 

Nikkei Asian Review

China's addiction to coal clashes with carbon neutrality pledge...

BEIJING/TOKYO -- China's inability to crack its dependence on coal power threatens to undermine the country's pledge to achieve carbon neutrality by 2...

 2021-03-07 20:29 

China Post

Islanders cruise past Sabres 5-2 for 5th straight win...

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Anders Lee and Brock Nelson scored 62 seconds apart early in the second period and rookie Ilya Sorokin made 24 saves as the New York Islanders defeated the Buffalo Sabres 5-2 on Sunday for their fifth straight win. The victory...

 2021-03-07 20:29 

China Post

Mark's long 3-pointer at buzzer lifts Houston to 67-64 win...

HOUSTON (AP) — Tramon Mark hit a long 3-pointer as time expired to give No. 9 Houston a 67-64 win over Memphis on Sunday. After Memphis had tied it with 1.7 seconds left, Marcus Sasser threw the ball to midcourt where Mark picked it up. He dribbled ...

 2021-03-07 20:29 

China Post

Vols beat Florida 65-54, earn No. 4 seed in SEC tourney...

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Victor Bailey Jr., John Fulkerson and Keon Johnson scored 14 points apiece and Tennessee rallied from a 14-point deficit to beat Florida 65-54 on Sunday in the regular-season finale for both teams. Tennessee (17-7, 10-7 SEC) ...

 2021-03-07 20:28 

China Post

With virus aid in sight, Democrats debate filibuster changes...

WASHINGTON (AP) — With President Joe Biden on the verge of his first big legislative victory, a key moderate Democrat said Sunday he's open to changing Senate rules that could allow for more party-line votes to push through other parts of the Wh...

 2021-03-07 20:28 

China Post

Garza gets 21 points, No. 5 Iowa tops No. 25 Wisconsin 77-73...

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Luka Garza scored 21 points and had 16 rebounds as No. 5 Iowa defeated No. 25 Wisconsin 77-73 on Sunday. It was the 12th double-double of the season for Garza, who leads the Big Ten in scoring and is third in the nation. Iowa ...

 2021-03-07 20:28 

China Post

Kawhi and Popovich reunited? Leonard wants to go to Olympics...

Kawhi Leonard is planning to play for Gregg Popovich again and chase a gold medal. Leonard said Sunday at the All-Star Game in Atlanta that he is planning to compete with USA Basketball this summer at the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics — which would reu...

 2021-03-07 20:28 

China Post

Mercer women top Wofford to claim 3rd SoCon title in 4....

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Jaron Dougherty had 19 points, 11 rebounds and six steals, Amoria Neal-Tysor added 16 points and No. 2 seed Mercer used a 28-0 run to ease past fourth-seeded Wofford 60-38 on Sunday to claim the Southern Conference tournament ...

 2021-03-07 20:28 

China Post

3,000 at Romania anti-vaccination protest amid COVID-19 rise...

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Around 3,000 anti-vaccination protesters from across Romania converged outside the parliament building in Bucharest on Sunday as authorities announced new restrictions amid a rise of COVID-19 infections. It has been less th...

 2021-03-07 20:28 

China Post

'I was down': Federer had hard time before 2nd knee surgery...

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Roger Federer never seriously contemplated retirement while he was away from the tennis tour for more than a year. He did have a hard time dealing with the need for a repeat operation on his bad right knee, though. "I was down...

 2021-03-07 20:26 

Japan Times

China says it's ready to provide vaccines to overseas Chinese, Olympians...

China has said it plans to provide 10 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to global vaccine sharing scheme COVAX....

 2021-03-07 20:10 

NHK

Third case of severe reaction to vaccine reported...

Japan's health ministry says a third case of a severe allergic reaction, anaphylaxis, following a coronavirus vaccination has been reported in the country....

 2021-03-07 20:08 

Japan Times

Some 20% of local governments in Japan have no disaster specialists: survey...

The survey also found that 14.1% of respondents have only one official for that particular responsibility....

 2021-03-07 20:00 

Ecns.cn

China's foreign trade surges 32.2 pct in first two months...

China's total goods imports and exports expanded 32.2 percent year on year to 5.44 trillion yuan (about 838.16 billion U.S. dollars) in the first two months of 2021, sustaining growth momentum in previous months, official data showed Sunday....

 2021-03-07 19:59 

Ecns.cn

Two Sessions 2021: key points on March 7...

State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi answered questions about the country's foreign policy and external relations at a press conference on Sunday during the fourth session of the 13th National People's Congress, China's top legislature...

 2021-03-07 19:58 

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Official: China's armed forces resolutely support improving HK's electoral system...

Senior Chinese military official Xu Qiliang said the armed forces will resolutely support the important decision of the National People's Congress (NPC) to improve the electoral system of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) in ...

 2021-03-07 19:57 

Japan Times

Myanmar residents ask Japan to push military to free Suu Kyi...

In a document addressed to Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi, residents also asked that Japan urge Myanmar's armed forces to restore the democratically elected government....

 2021-03-07 19:37 

Ecns.cn

Online tutoring market booming in China: survey...

More than 87 percent of Chinese parents have signed their children up for online tutoring sessions to supplement their education, according to a recent survey from China Youth Daily....

 2021-03-07 19:28 

China Post

Nats release Jeffress for unspecified 'personnel reasons'...

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jeremy Jeffress was released by the Washington Nationals on Sunday for what general manager Mike Rizzo called unspecified "personnel reasons," less than two weeks after the reliever agreed to terms on a minor lea...

 2021-03-07 19:28 

China Post

Board to begin search for permanent Capitol Police chief...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The board that oversees the U.S. Capitol Police is beginning a search for a permanent police chief, a person familiar with the matter said, as the fallout from the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol continues. Acting Chief Yogananda Pittma...

 2021-03-07 19:28 

China Post

United ends City winning run at 21 with Manchester derby joy...

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Success for Manchester United these days is being the spoiler as Manchester City goes on to eventually claim the league titles. City manager Pep Guardiola's pursuit of a world-record winning streak ended after United w...

 2021-03-07 19:27 

China Post

EL James' 'Freed,' as told by Christian Grey, coming in June...

Christian Grey is tying up the loose ends of his side of the story this summer. "Freed: Fifty Shades Freed as told by Christian" is set to hit shelves on June 1, the publisher said Sunday. The book is the conclusion to author E L James' trilog...

 2021-03-07 19:27 

China Post

No. 3 NC State beats No. 5 Louisville 58-56 for ACC....

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Raina Perez hit a jumper from near the left elbow with 2.1 seconds left to help No. 3 North Carolina State beat fifth-ranked Louisville 58-56 in Sunday's championship game of the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament. Pere...

 2021-03-07 19:12 

NHK

China FM defends Hong Kong electoral reforms...

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has defended China's proposed changes to Hong Kong's electoral system, saying they are necessary to maintain the territory's long-term stability....

 2021-03-07 19:11 

NHK

Pope Francis prays for victims of war in Iraq...

Pope Francis has prayed for the victims of war in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, which was once under the control of the Islamic State militant group....

 2021-03-07 19:10 

NHK

US, S.Korea to start scaled-back joint drills...

The United States and South Korea will begin joint military drills on Monday, in a scaled-back form due to the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-03-07 19:03 

Japan Times

Wary Japan firms looking for signs of risk in Myanmar chaos...

The recent turmoil in Myanmar has many Japanese companies on the alert for any signs of worsening prospects for what they see as a promising ......

 2021-03-07 18:51 

Japan Times

China FM says coast guard law does not target specific nation...

Foreign Minister Wang Yi says China and Japan have "every reason to support each other" to successfully hold both the Tokyo and Beijing Olympics....

 2021-03-07 18:39 

Nikkei Asian Review

China's coast guard law targets no specific nation, minister says...

SHANGHAI -- China's new law allowing its coast guard vessels to fire on foreign ships in Chinese waters does not target any specific country, For...

 2021-03-07 18:36 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Shark cuisine contributes to reconstruction of tsunami-hit Kesennuma PREMIUM 12:13 pm, March 07, 2021 It is noon on a weekday in February, and Takumi Takase has a sautee going in the fry pan in his fo...
 2021-03-07 18:36 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Japan's new system to help local governments keep track of vaccination progress 1:18 pm, March 07, 2021 The government's new tracking system for COVID-19 vaccinations is expected to allow loca...
 2021-03-07 18:36 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Nippon Steel to cut 20% of domestic production capacity by FY25 PREMIUM 12:51 pm, March 07, 2021 Nippon Steel Corp. plans to cut its domestic production capacity by 20% by fiscal 2025, while tripling ...
 2021-03-07 18:36 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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30% of public housing for Tohoku disaster victims built as detached houses 5:15 pm, March 07, 2021 Houses accounted for nearly 30% of about 30,000 public housing units built for disaster victims after...
 2021-03-07 18:36 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Balance protection, support for bank customers suffering from dementia PREMIUM 4:23 pm, March 07, 2021 The Japanese Bankers Association (JBA) has compiled its views on the money deposited by customers...
 2021-03-07 18:36 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Spring bummer: Sakura viewing parties banned in Tokyo parks PREMIUM 6:03 pm, March 07, 2021 The Tokyo metropolitan government has prohibited outdoor parties while viewing cherry blossoms in all parks ...
 2021-03-07 18:36 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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10 major firms posted ads on 'hoax' website 3:52 pm, March 07, 2021 At least 10 major companies posted their ads on a curated content website considered to be the source of unsubstantiated rum...
 2021-03-07 18:36 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Japan to legally require security checks before boarding aircraft PREMIUM 3:10 pm, March 07, 2021 The tourism ministry has decided to require airline passengers to undergo security checks before board...
 2021-03-07 18:36 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Researchers: Virus mutations found in Japan might lessen vaccine effectiveness 3:42 pm, March 07, 2021 Mutations that may reduce the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines have occurred in novel coronavir...
 2021-03-07 18:36 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Fukushima schools frozen in time PREMIUM 4:40 pm, March 07, 2021 The municipal Kumamachi Elementary School in Okuma, Fukushima Prefecture, is the only school in the area with many interim nuclear wast...
 2021-03-07 18:36 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Monitor saury catches to ensure international agreements are kept PREMIUM 4:18 pm, March 07, 2021 Poor hauls of sanma saury, which is called the "flavor of the people," are becoming increasing...
 2021-03-07 18:35 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Making smiles bloom 12:30 pm, March 07, 2021 KAWAGOE, Saitama — Flowers are woven into the hair of Marie Ogawa, 33, a professional figure skater from Tokyo, at Saimyoji temple, which has become ...
 2021-03-07 18:35 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Pro-Beijing heavyweight: H.K. electoral overhaul to allow only 'patriots' to run for public office 3:29 pm, March 07, 2021 BEIJING — Tam Yiu-chung, a pro-Beijing heavyweight in Hong Kong...
 2021-03-07 18:35 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Where's the exit? Tennis courts turned into giant maze in Kyoto Pref. 6:01 pm, March 07, 2021 After guest numbers dwindled during the pandemic, Ayabe Onsen, a lodging facility in Ayabe, Kyoto Pref...
 2021-03-07 18:28 

China Post

Audiences hold back, even as more movie theaters open...

Theaters reopening in New York City this weekend did not set the box office on fire. North American theatrical grosses stayed relatively muted, despite some major new releases like Disney's "Raya and the Last Dragon" and Lionsgate's Tom Ho...

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