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 2018-04-19 21:04 

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Chinese city uses smart pedestrian crossings...

Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality has introduced three smart pedestrian crossings to increase the safety of pedestrians, the city's traffic police said Wednesday....

 2018-04-19 21:01 

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Chinese courts to further protect cultural relics...

Chinese courts will step up the judicial protection of cultural relics and severely punish theft, illegal excavating and resale, damaging, and smuggling of cultural relics, sources with the Supreme People's Court (SPC) said Thursday....

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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Chinese scientists develop nanozymes to target tumor cells...

Nanozymes, nanomaterials with intrinsic enzyme-like activities, have been widely used in cancer diagnosis in recent years, but controlling their performance in treating a target tumor cell remains a challenge....

 2018-04-19 20:59 

Ecns.cn

Ke Jie to battle Chinese AI Go program...

Ke Jie, one of the world's best Go players, will compete against another artificial intelligence Go program, China's Golaxy, on April 27 in Fuzhou, East China's Fujian province, according to chinanews.com....

 2018-04-19 20:58 

Yonhap News

Trump-Kim meeting should have purpose: U.S. lawmaker...

U.S. President Donald Trump should go into his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un with a purpose, not just to save face, a top U.S. lawmaker said Thursday....

 2018-04-19 20:57 

Ecns.cn

Chongqing issues licenses for self-driving car road tests...

Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality has issued license plates for self-driving vehicles owned by seven automakers for public road testing on Wednesday....

 2018-04-19 20:54 

South China Morning Post

California couple 'suffocates man to death, few days later burns body in front of their kids'...

A couple arrested in central California in the torture and killing of a 70-year-old Vietnam war veteran made their children watch as they burned the man's body, authorities said.Stacie Mendoza and Jose Mendoza tortured Kenneth Coyle on April 5 to get ...

 2018-04-19 20:54 

Ecns.cn

Famed Queen Elizabeth 2 ship now a floating hotel in Dubai...
 2018-04-19 20:52 

China Post

What's next for Japan's forgotten prisoners in North Korea?...

The meeting scheduled for April 27 between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un, is providing a sense of optimism on the Korean Peninsula. However, for many families of Japanese nationals abducted by North Korean spi...

 2018-04-19 20:45 

Ecns.cn

Chinese banks see net forex sales drop in Q1...

Chinese commercial banks reported a significant drop in net foreign exchange sales in the first quarter as cross-border capital flows remained balanced and stable, the country's forex regulator said Thursday....

 2018-04-19 20:42 

Ecns.cn

S Korean president says dramatic change going on in Korean Peninsula...

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Thursday that a dramatic change is going on in the Korean Peninsula citing the successive summits between the two Koreas and between the United States and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)....

 2018-04-19 20:42 

Ecns.cn

S. Korea, DPRK to hold summit in Panmunjom...
 2018-04-19 20:40 

South China Morning Post

Inquiry opens into prison 'suicide' of 'Russian Elon Musk' whose body 'had electric burns, fractures and showed signs of rape'...

An investigation was launched in Russia on Thursday into the presumed suicide in prison of an entrepreneur dubbed by the media as the "Russian Elon Musk" and who body allegedly showed signs of severe abuse."There are reasons to believe that it...

 2018-04-19 20:38 

Ecns.cn

Russia launches heavy rocket with military satellite...

The Russian Defense Ministry said a military satellite has been sent into space early Thursday....

 2018-04-19 20:38 

Ecns.cn

City installs water-spraying poles to stop pedestrian traffic violations...

(ECNS) -- Daye City in Central China's Hubei Province has added water-spraying poles to stop pedestrian traffic light offences....

 2018-04-19 20:33 

Ecns.cn

Tulips beneath stars in Turkey...
 2018-04-19 20:28 

NHK

G20 finance ministers' meeting to open soon...

Finance ministers and central bank governors of the Group of 20 major economies will soon open their meeting in Washington on Thursday....

 2018-04-19 20:27 

Ecns.cn

Liberalized fares on 1,030 air routes, 10% fluctuation allowed...

(ECNS) -- China's civil aviation authorities have allowed ticket prices on 1,030 domestic air routes to be set based on the market....

 2018-04-19 20:22 

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Over 70 pct Chinese think longer divorce procedures could help save marriages: survey...

A total of 73.3 percent of respondents agreed that making divorce procedures more complex could help save more marriages, according to a survey released by the China Youth Daily Thursday....

 2018-04-19 20:11 

South China Morning Post

Mike Pompeo's confirmation as secretary of state looking more likely as first Democrat votes in favour...

Democratic US Senator Heidi Heitkamp said on Thursday she would vote in favour of Mike Pompeo, Republican President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state, making it likely that the CIA director will be confirmed to take the post.A moderate up ...

 2018-04-19 20:10 

Ecns.cn

Bolivia seizes 582 kg of cocaine in ranch...
 2018-04-19 20:10 

NHK

US unveils measures to expand weapons exports...

The administration of US President Donald Trump has unveiled measures to expand exports of domestically produced weapons....

 2018-04-19 20:09 

NHK

Macron, Merkel to press Trump on trade, Iran deal...

The leaders of France and Germany say they will deliver the same messages on trade and Iran's nuclear deal when they meet US President Donald Trump next week....

 2018-04-19 20:09 

NHK

Scandal prompts minister to meet female reporters...

A Japanese Cabinet minister will meet women reporters and others to grasp the full picture of sexual harassment in the media industry....

 2018-04-19 20:01 

Nikkei Asian Review

Takeda's $60bn offer for Shire marks latest big-money bid for growth...

As well as being able to load content faster than ever before, you'll now find it's much easier to find all the content you need about the Asian business world. Cash-and-stock proposal far outweighs top Japanese drugmaker's market valueLONDON ...

 2018-04-19 20:00 

Nikkei Asian Review

Trump sees big arms sales as quick fix for Japan trade deficit...

As well as being able to load content faster than ever before, you'll now find it's much easier to find all the content you need about the Asian business world. Brushes off Abe's call for TPP and seeks deals on cars and beefTOKYO -- U.S. Presi...

 2018-04-19 20:00 

Nikkei Asian Review

China flags $44bn Qualcomm deal with antitrust objections...

As well as being able to load content faster than ever before, you'll now find it's much easier to find all the content you need about the Asian business world. Move seen as reprisal for US restrictions on ZTEBEIJING -- China cast doubt Thursday o...

 2018-04-19 20:00 

Nikkei Asian Review

Abe's right-hand man faces calls to quit as scandals pile up...

As well as being able to load content faster than ever before, you'll now find it's much easier to find all the content you need about the Asian business world. Sexual harassment allegations deal latest blow to Japan's Finance MinistryTOKYO --...

 2018-04-19 19:56 

Ecns.cn

WTO trade remedy measures should not be abused: China...

China does not want to see World Trade Organization trade remedy measures abused or used for protectionism, the country's Ministry of Commerce said Thursday....

 2018-04-19 19:47 

Ecns.cn

Xi'an begins using solar air purifier to battle smog...

One of China's most polluted cities may need 1,000 giant air purifiers capable of reducing by 15 percent PM2.5 concentrations within 10 square kilometers....

 2018-04-19 19:47 

China Post

Howard commencement to feature "Black Panther" Boseman...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The...

 2018-04-19 19:45 

China Post

Men arrested at Starbucks say they feared for their lives...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rashon Nelson initially brushed it off when the Starbucks manager told him he couldn't use the restroom because he wasn't a paying customer.He thought nothing of it when he and his business partner, Donte Robinson, were a...

 2018-04-19 19:44 

Ecns.cn

China ranks first in African relationship survey...

China ranks first in a survey conducted in three African nations about relations with other countries, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan....

 2018-04-19 19:44 

South China Morning Post

Investigation into Prince's death hasn't led to criminal charges, prosecutor says as singer's doctor pays US$30,000 in civil fines...

Criminal charges will not be made in the death of the musician Prince, who was found dead of an overdose on April 21, 2016, a Minnesota prosecutor said on Thursday the same day newly documents revealed Prince's doctor has agreed to pay US$30,000 in fi...

 2018-04-19 19:42 

Ecns.cn

Terracotta Warriors kick off tour in Cincinnati...

China's famed Terracotta Warriors will open a four-month set in Cincinnati, Ohio on Friday, albeit under some tighter security....

 2018-04-19 19:39 

Ecns.cn

Bloomberg to lobby against tariffs...

Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg will be in Washington this week to lobby against US President Donald Trump's plans to slap punitive tariffs on China's exports....

 2018-04-19 19:39 

Ecns.cn

Starbucks to close 8,000 U.S. stores for one afternoon for racial-bias training...
 2018-04-19 19:30 

South China Morning Post

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North Korea wants total denuclearisation, says Seoul...

North Korea has expressed a desire for the "complete denuclearisation"; of the Korean peninsula without attaching preconditions such as the withdrawal of US troops, the South Korean president has said.The statement, unconfirmed by North Korea, come...

 2018-04-19 19:26 

Ecns.cn

Volcano erupts in southwestern Japan: JMA...

Mount Kirishima on the southwestern Japanese main island of Kyushu erupted on Thursday, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA)....

 2018-04-19 19:17 

Ecns.cn

Wen Wei's Shanghai solo exhibition ends Thursday...
 2018-04-19 19:15 

Formosa News

Baosheng Cultural Festival shows eco-consciousness and spurns air pollution...
 2018-04-19 19:15 

Formosa News

US government officials claim Taiwan is a country at house hearing...
 2018-04-19 19:14 

Formosa News

Gov't-run website will list real estate prices but will it reveal personal info as well?...
 2018-04-19 19:14 

Formosa News

Su Tseng-chang confirms he has invited DPP heavyweights to join his NTC campaign...
 2018-04-19 19:14 

Formosa News

Taiwan watches cautiously as China talks up military drills in Fujian...
 2018-04-19 19:14 

Formosa News

TSMC first quarter sets record; predictions for the second quarter look bleaker...
 2018-04-19 19:13 

Ecns.cn

China announces anti-dumping measures on imported chlorobutyl rubber...

China's Ministry of Commerce (MOC) announced Thursday that it will impose provisional anti-dumping measures on chlorobutyl rubber imported from the United States, the European Union, and Singapore....

 2018-04-19 18:57 

Ecns.cn

Anti-dumping measures on U.S. sorghum will not greatly impact China: MOC...

China's anti-dumping measures on U.S. sorghum will not have a great impact on China, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said Thursday....

 2018-04-19 18:56 

South China Morning Post

Prince Charles backed by the Queen to follow her as Commonwealth head...

Prince Charles was backed by his mother Queen Elizabeth to be the next leader of the association of Britain and its former colonies.In a ceremony at Buckingham Palace, the queen said she hoped Charles would "carry on the important work" of leading...

 2018-04-19 18:45 

South China Morning Post

UK court orders Russian oligarch to hand over US$500 million yacht in divorce fight...

A Russian billionaire has been ordered by a court in London to hand over a 350 million-pound (US$500 million) superyacht to his wife as part of Britain's biggest-ever divorce battle.Justice Haddon-Cave at the High Court ruled that Farkad Akhmedov, 62,...

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