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 2020-07-10 09:17 

China Post

Setbacks hamper pipeline industry backed by Trump...
 2020-07-10 09:13 

Ecns.cn

King of Belgium appreciates COVID-19 relief efforts made by Liege Airport, Alibaba...

King Philippe of Belgium paid a visit on Thursday to Liege Airport to thank the staff and its key partners including China's e-commerce giant Alibaba for their efficient distribution of medical supplies to Belgium and across Europe during the COVID-19...

 2020-07-10 09:10 

Nikkei Asian Review

Thai chip designer plans IPO to fund R&D for 5G applications - Nikkei Asian Review...

BANGKOK -- Thailand's leading microchip designer Silicon Craft Technology has announced its plan to debut on the country's stock exchange following th...

 2020-07-10 09:10 

Nikkei Asian Review

Sri Lanka's India ties strained as Rajapaksa rethinks port deal...

COLOMBO -- Sri Lanka's strong ties with neighboring India are being tested after President Gotabaya Rajapaksa announced that his government is reviewi...

 2020-07-10 09:10 

Nikkei Asian Review

Muji's US arm files for Chapter 11 as COVID hits sales...

TOKYO -- Ryohin Keikaku, operator of Japanese home goods chain Muji, announced on Friday that its U.S. unit filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection...

 2020-07-10 08:55 

RTHK News

HSI falls sharply over fear of renewed outbreaks...

Hong Kong stocks closed sharply lower on Friday, in line with an Asia-wide sell-off, with investors also spooked by fresh infections in the city that......

 2020-07-10 08:54 

South China Morning Post

Kazakhstan health ministry rejects Chinese claim of 'unknown, deadlier pneumonia'...

Kazakhstan's health ministry has dismissed a Chinese embassy warning that the Central Asian nation had an outbreak of an "unknown" pneumonia that was deadlier than the new coronavirus, saying it was a misunderstanding of the official count.In ...

 2020-07-10 08:52 

South China Morning Post

China loans hits record US$1.73 trillion in first half of 2020 after strong June as coronavirus recovery continues...

New bank lending in China rose 22.3 per cent in June from May as authorities continued to boost credit and ease policy to get the world's second-largest economy humming again after a sharp coronavirus-induced contraction.Chinese banks extended 1.81 tr...

 2020-07-10 08:51 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

National security law: Hong Kong civil servants not allowed to join anti-government protests under new proposals, city minister warns...

Hong Kong's civil servants will not be allowed to join anti-government protests under new requirements proposed for employees to swear allegiance to the city and uphold its mini-constitution, a minister has warned.Secretary for the Civil Service Patri...

 2020-07-10 08:46 

China Post

Worker advocates file meat plants discrimination complaint...
 2020-07-10 08:46 

NHK

Japanese slippers get export orders amid pandemic...

Slipper manufacturers in northern Japan are getting a boost in orders due to the coronavirus pandemic. Some people overseas, where shoes are usually worn in the home, now want to use the indoor footwear to reduce the risk of infection....

 2020-07-10 08:37 

Guangming Online

Online folk art shows staged in Hebei's Handan county(1)...

Actors apply makeup before a performance in Handan city, North China's Hebei province, July 9, 2020. Series of online performances featuring intangible cultural heritage were staged in the city's Handan county, from four-strand string to shadow pu...

 2020-07-10 08:36 

Guangming Online

People enjoy their time in Rizhao, Shandong(1)...

People enjoy their time in the sea in Rizhao of east China's Shandong Province, July 8, 2020.Aerial photo shows people enjoying their time on a beach in Rizhao of east China's Shandong Province, July 8, 2020. (Xinhua/Wang Kai)...

 2020-07-10 08:36 

China Post

Big Ten to limit football, fall sports to conference games...
 2020-07-10 08:35 

RTHK News

Challenge against face mask ban moves to top court...

The Court of Appeal has granted leave for more than 20 pan-democratic activists and lawmakers to bring their case against the government's anti-mask law to the top court. The appeal court earlier ruled that it was in line with the Basic Law for the Ch...

 2020-07-10 08:30 

South China Morning Post

China chip expert warns that self-reliance in semiconductors will be tough, needs stable investment...

A prominent Chinese semiconductor expert has said that China's deep integration with global technology supply chains would make it difficult for the country to develop all of the tech it needs from scratch and that better use of funds is needed to hel...

 2020-07-10 08:21 

NHK

Voting underway in Singapore...

Voters in Singapore are heading to the polls in a general election amid unclear prospects for economic recovery due to the coronavirus outbreak....

 2020-07-10 08:15 

NHK

Tokyo adds record 243 coronavirus cases...

Officials in Tokyo are dealing with a jump in coronavirus infections. The number of new cases has now topped 200 for two days in a row. It's the first time that's happened since the start of the pandemic....

 2020-07-10 08:12 

The Mainichi

Practices begin at Disney, as teams begin restart routines...
 2020-07-10 08:12 

The Mainichi

Editorial: Spectator cooperation a must as Japan reopens venues for large events...
 2020-07-10 08:12 

The Mainichi

Taiwan thanks US for approving Patriot missile upgrade request...
 2020-07-10 08:12 

The Mainichi

Skin trouble on rise as face masks become essential...
 2020-07-10 08:12 

The Mainichi

UN says Latin America and Caribbean are COVID-19 'hot spot'...
 2020-07-10 08:11 

The Mainichi

Soccer: Takefusa Kubo scores goal as Mallorca clings to salvation...
 2020-07-10 08:11 

The Mainichi

Tokyo stocks fall as record infections reported for 2nd day in Tokyo...
 2020-07-10 08:11 

The Mainichi

Research team led by Kyoto University observes giant 'superflare' star explosion 2020/7/10...
 2020-07-10 08:11 

The Mainichi

WHO experts to visit China as part of COVID-19 investigation...
 2020-07-10 08:11 

The Mainichi

Sand sculptures on Czech, Slovakia themes to go on show in Japan...
 2020-07-10 08:11 

The Mainichi

Avigan clinical study shows no effectiveness in treating COVID-19 2020/7/10...
 2020-07-10 08:11 

Yonhap News

Appellate court slashes prison term of ex-President Park to 20 yrs in retrial...

SEOUL, July 10 (Yonhap) -- In a retrial of a corruption and influence-peddling scandal tha......

 2020-07-10 08:09 

RTHK News

High-profile figures attend Stanley Ho's funeral...

Dozens of government officials, politicians, celebrities and business tycoons bid their final farewell to the late casino tycoon Stanley Ho on Friday at a funeral home in North Point. The pallbearers included Chief Executive Carrie Lam, former leader Tung...

 2020-07-10 08:09 

Yonhap News

BTS' 'Map of the Soul: 7' becomes bestselling album in U.S. in H1...

SEOUL, July 10 (Yonhap) -- K-pop band BTS' latest album...

 2020-07-10 08:06 

South China Morning Post

[ Asia ]

Indian gang leader Vikas Dubey shot dead while in police custody...

The top suspect in the ambush killings of eight police officers last week and dozens of other crimes was fatally shot in police custody on Friday while allegedly trying to flee, officials said.Vikas Dubey snatched a revolver from officers after their vehi...

 2020-07-10 08:05 

Yonhap News

N.K.'s newspaper says anti-virus efforts more important than economic achievements...

SEOUL, July 10 (Yonhap) -- North Korea's official newspaper said Friday that preventi......

 2020-07-10 08:00 

South China Morning Post

Lunar newsletter: A greener future, probiotic booze, South Korea's triathlon scandal and more...

Across Asia, women are leading the coronavirus fight and still losing out. While women in top political jobs have received praise for their handling of the crisis, the work of many women has gone mostly unnoticed in the international press. Here are some ...

 2020-07-10 07:50 

Yonhap News

S. Korean, Czech presidents exchange letters to mark 30th anniversary of bilateral ties...

SEOUL, July 10 (Yonhap) -- President Moon Jae-in and his Czech counterpart, Milos Zeman, h......

 2020-07-10 07:48 

RTHK News

Elizabeth Quat urges virus test for everyone in HK...

The DAB's Elizabeth Quat has called on the Hong Kong government to consider giving everyone in the city a coronavirus test and urged the officials to seek help of mainland medics to accomplish this.Speaking at a Legco health services panel meeting, Qu...

 2020-07-10 07:45 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Seoul stocks slump on virus concerns...

(ATTN: ADDS bond yields at bottom, photo) SEOUL, July 10 (Yonhap) -- South Korean shares......

 2020-07-10 07:44 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

With the closure of Topshop outlet, it's time for Hongkongers to buy better, wear longer and consume sustainably as local brands struggle amid sales slump...

I am not really into fast fashion but it is still unsettling to see a string of popular fashion chains closing down and leaving Hong Kong. Esprit is shutting down 100 stores including all those in Asia, except in mainland China, and Topshop just announced...

 2020-07-10 07:36 

South China Morning Post

Chinese think tank rejects reports of planned South China Sea air defence identification zone...

A Chinese think tank has shot down suggestions that Beijing is looking to set up an Air Defence Identification Zone (ADIZ) in the South China Sea that would see it take total control of a section of airspace over the disputed waterway and further escalate...

 2020-07-10 07:32 

Yonhap News

S. Korean Bond Yields on July 10, 2020...

Today (%) Previous Session(%) Change (BP) 1-year TB 0.703 ......

 2020-07-10 07:32 

Central News Agency

Taiwan reports two new imported COVID-19 cases - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, July 10 (CNA) Two new COVID-19 cases were confirmed in Taiwan on Friday, both of which involved people who recently returned to Taiwan after spending months working overseas, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC)....

 2020-07-10 07:31 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Hong Kong court extends injunction to opposition politicians to prevent police from accessing their phones...

A Hong Kong court has extended an injunction obtained by five opposition politicians that prevents police from accessing their phones until their legal challenge to those search warrants is heard next month.Veteran barrister Martin Lee Chu-ming and four o...

 2020-07-10 07:28 

NHK

Govt. to study long-term effects of coronavirus...

Japan's government plans to study long-term effects of the coronavirus on patients released from hospitals after testing negative....

 2020-07-10 07:26 

NHK

US top court: Prosecutor can get Trump tax records...

The US Supreme Court has ruled that President Donald Trump cannot refuse to release his tax returns as demanded by a New York prosecutor....

 2020-07-10 07:24 

Ecns.cn

Chinese premier extends congratulation to newly-appointed French PM...

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday congratulated Jean Castex on his appointment as the new French prime minister....

 2020-07-10 07:21 

Yonhap News

Google to strengthen monitoring of fake news and illegal content on YouTube...

SEOUL, July 10 (Yonhap) -- Google's video-sharing platform YouTube will cooperate wit......

 2020-07-10 07:18 

Yonhap News

(Movie Review) Zombies get stronger, humans crueler in 'Train to Busan' sequel...

By Kim Boram SEOUL, July 10 (Yonhap) -- Four years after a massive zombie attack in &quo......

 2020-07-10 07:18 

Nikkei Asian Review

Singapore election queues 'longer than usual' amid COVID risk...

SINGAPORE -- Singaporean voters on Friday found themselves waiting in long lines to elect the government that will lead them through the COVID-19...

 2020-07-10 07:17 

Nikkei Asian Review

Premier Li sends message with candid remarks and muddy shoes...

The Chinese government has made strides in containing the coronavirus, which infected tens of thousands and killed more than 4,000 people in the count...

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