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 2020-09-24 14:13 

Japan Times

Al-Hilal out of Asian Champions League as virus leaves team short of players...

The Saudi Arabian soccer team has been hit with a reported 31 infections of players and officials during the group stage of Asia's premier club ......

 2020-09-24 14:09 

China Post

Bieber lowers ERA to 1.63, Indians top White Sox 3-2, close...
 2020-09-24 14:07 

Japan Times

Japan bank mishandled postal shareholder votes for 1,000 firms...

The Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. unit is expected to admit that its vote-counting procedure was inappropriate and may have infringed on shareholders' rights....

 2020-09-24 14:07 

Japan Times

China accuses foreign correspondents of meddling in Hong Kong...

Beijing warned Hong Kong's foreign correspondents to stop interfering in the city's affairs under the guise of press freedom, piling further pressure on media organizations ......

 2020-09-24 14:05 

The Asahi Shimbun

80-billion-yen budget request in the works for lunar probe : The Asahi Shimbun...

Budget requests like these only come along once in a blue moon.The science and technology ministry...

 2020-09-24 14:04 

Ecns.cn

Helsinki Airport set to deploy COVID-19 sniffer dogs...

Four specially trained dogs demonstrated their ability to sniff COVID-19 in people even before showing symptoms during a press conference held at Helsinki Vantaa International Airport on Tuesday....

 2020-09-24 14:04 

The Asahi Shimbun

Immigration authority beefing up oversight of foreign workers : The Asahi Shimbun...

Japan's immigration authorities will step up checks on illegal employment of foreign workers by co...

 2020-09-24 14:00 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

What now for empty Disney plot? Hong Kong government 'must work with theme park' on use for forfeited land...

The government should work with Hong Kong Disneyland Resort to decide how best to use an adjacent plot of land the theme park giant has surrendered the rights to develop, advisers and planners say, although the terms of the initial contract sharply limit ...

 2020-09-24 14:00 

The Asahi Shimbun

Emergency food from 1965 Japan expedition found in Antarctica : The Asahi Shimbun...

SYOWA STATION, Antarctica--As if frozen in time, a Japanese research expedition team has discovered...

 2020-09-24 13:58 

Yonhap News

State panel approves motion to dismiss chief of Incheon airport operator...

SEOUL, Sept. 24 (Yonhap) -- A state committee overseeing public institutions on Thursday a......

 2020-09-24 13:58 

Ecns.cn

Jaguar burned by wildfires in Brazil is helped back to health...

The spotted male jaguar, named Ousado, is one of countless victims of the worst wildfires ever recorded in Brazil's Pantanal, the world's largest wetland....

 2020-09-24 13:57 

Japan Times

Shared use of reusable bags for staff catches on in Japan...

The bags are increasingly being made available at local governments and businesses to reduce plastic waste and combat marine pollution....

 2020-09-24 13:57 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Tuition fees rise at one in five private and semi-private schools in Hong Kong...

Only about one in five of Hong Kong's international, private and semi-private schools will increase tuition fees this academic year amid the economic downturn made worse by Covid-19, but three schools are raising their rates by more than 10 per cent.T...

 2020-09-24 13:55 

Ecns.cn

Rescuers race to save 270 stranded pilot whales in Australia as one third of them die...

Rescuers are racing against time to save lives as 270 pilot whales were stranded off the west coast of Australia's Tasmania and about one-third of them have died....

 2020-09-24 13:55 

The Asahi Shimbun

FINCEN FILES: Financial reports on suspicious activity show 40 Japanese names : The Asahi Shimbun...

More than 40 Japanese companies and individuals were mentioned in reports about suspected money laun...

 2020-09-24 13:52 

Japan Times

Automakers pin hopes on China show forging ahead with virus controls...

China's auto industry has largely recovered since the Communist Party declared victory over the disease in March and allowed factories and dealerships to reopen....

 2020-09-24 13:51 

Ecns.cn

Chinese mainland reports 7 new imported COVID-19 cases...

The Chinese mainland reported seven new imported COVID-19 cases Wednesday, bringing the total number of imported cases to 2,765, the National Health Commission said Thursday....

 2020-09-24 13:51 

Ecns.cn

8 COVID-19 patients discharged from hospitals on Chinese mainland...

The National Health Commission said Thursday that eight COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery on the Chinese mainland Wednesday....

 2020-09-24 13:47 

Nikkei Asian Review

NEC facial recognition system offers 99.9% accuracy with mask on...

TOKYO -- NEC said Thursday it has developed technology that can almost completely recognize people's faces even when they are wearing masks.The new me...

 2020-09-24 13:47 

Nikkei Asian Review

Huawei brings new smartwatches to Japan, despite handset woes...

TOKYO -- Huawei Technologies will release two new smartwatches in Japan next month, the Chinese company said Thursday, though the devices will have on...

 2020-09-24 13:41 

Japan Times

Stamkos energizes in return; Lightning takes 2-1 lead in final...

Edmonton, Alberta As soon as Steven Stamkos scored on his first shot since February, his Tampa Bay Lightning teammates celebrated on the ice and ......

 2020-09-24 13:40 

China Post

Votto homers, Bauer sharp as surging Reds top Brewers 6-1...
 2020-09-24 13:36 

Ecns.cn

Italian takes spicy hotpot to the world...

"I hope my videos can arouse the curiosity of young foreign people about Chinese food and encourage them to try it," he said."It is not easy to stick to your founding mission when running a business," Luisi said. "Promoting Chinese foo...

 2020-09-24 13:34 

Ecns.cn

Aerial photos show spectacular views of Inner Mongolia...

Green grass, blue sky and white clouds form a picturesque aerial view in North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region, September 24, 2020....

 2020-09-24 13:26 

Ecns.cn

Late Justice Ginsburg lies in repose at U.S. Supreme Court...

Late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg laid in repose at the country's highest court here on Wednesday....

 2020-09-24 13:18 

Central News Agency

Kinmen to distribute unclaimed vouchers to students, disadvantaged - Focus Taiwan...

Kinmen, Sept. 24 (CNA) Kinmen Magistrate Yang Cheng-wu () on Wednesday said the county will distribute unclaimed county stimulus vouchers among local students and disadvantaged families, with each entitled to receive NT$1,000 (US$34.10)....

 2020-09-24 13:17 

Ecns.cn

Japan may ease entry restrictions for medium or long-term visitors...

The Japanese government may ease the entry restrictions for foreign travelers which was put in place to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus, beginning in October, although the plan would exclude tourists....

 2020-09-24 13:17 

The Mainichi

Japan may see resurgence of coronavirus cases, experts warn...
 2020-09-24 13:17 

The Asahi Shimbun

NPA starts talks on regulating crossbows, releases stats : The Asahi Shimbun...

A National Police Agency panel held its first meeting on Sept. 23 to discuss whether the swords and...

 2020-09-24 13:11 

Ecns.cn

Chinese mainland reports no new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases...

No new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases were reported Wednesday across the Chinese mainland, the National Health Commission said Thursday....

 2020-09-24 13:08 

The Asahi Shimbun

Japan mulling entry of 10,000 foreign athletes before Olympics : The Asahi Shimbun...

Japan is considering allowing entry to some 10,000 athletes from abroad ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olym...

 2020-09-24 13:07 

China Post

'The port came to us': Story behind AP photo of Beirut....
 2020-09-24 13:04 

Japan Times

Foreign workers in Japan seek help as pandemic worsens job situation...

The pandemic had eliminated more than 50,000 jobs for workers from overseas by the end of August....

 2020-09-24 13:04 

NHK

IOC President: 2020 Games will be held...

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach has expressed his strong desire to successfully hold the Tokyo Games, which were postponed until next year due to the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-09-24 12:59 

South China Morning Post

US-China tensions: USAF spy plane disguises itself as a Philippine aircraft over Yellow Sea, monitor says...

A US Air Force (USAF) plane changed its aircraft identification code as it flew over the Yellow Sea on Tuesday making it appear like a Philippine aircraft, according to the Beijing-based South China Sea Strategic Situation Probing Initiative (SCSPI).Aircr...

 2020-09-24 12:57 

The Asahi Shimbun

State sued for banning sex industry from virus relief aid : The Asahi Shimbun...

A business operator who dispatches sex workers sued the government, arguing that its refusal to prov...

 2020-09-24 12:53 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Hong Kong commission members fail to reach a consensus on minimum wage level, sources say...

Members of a Hong Kong commission set up to review the city's minimum wage level have failed to reach a consensus on a new level for the first time since the index was introduced in 2011, two sources said on Thursday.The failure of members of the Mini...

 2020-09-24 12:51 

Ecns.cn

First female army pilots to graduate soon...

The first 10 female flight students trained by the People's Liberation Army Ground Force are expected to graduate and join operational units in 2021....

 2020-09-24 12:51 

Ecns.cn

Holiday tickets go fast as Forbidden City turns 600...

Wang said a series of academic symposiums will also be organized at the museum late this year for the anniversary to provide a comprehensive review of the Forbidden City from different facets....

 2020-09-24 12:51 

Ecns.cn

A lasting legacy of ancient wisdom...

And this compound, which served as the imperial palace from 1420 to 1911, where 24 emperors once lived, is celebrating the 600th anniversary of its completion this year....

 2020-09-24 12:51 

The Asahi Shimbun

China auto show forging ahead under anti-virus controls : The Asahi Shimbun...

BEIJING--The first event for the CEO of Swedish electric car brand Polestar at this month's Beijin...

 2020-09-24 12:49 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Will there be a Hong Kong protest march on October 1? Organiser urges people to 'use your own ways' as police ban looms...

The organiser of a major National Day march in Hong Kong has called on supporters to "use their own ways" to stage protests, as a police ban on the grounds of public health looms over the event.The Civil Human Rights Front, which was behind some o...

 2020-09-24 12:45 

South China Morning Post

[ Asia ]

'We know the game China is playing': Australian journalists who fled after diplomatic stand-off speak out...

Two Australian journalists who fled China earlier this month have offered a bleak outlook for relations between the countries, with one raising the possibility of Beijing slapping further restrictions on Australian exports.Michael Smith and Bill Birtles, ...

 2020-09-24 12:45 

Ecns.cn

U.S. expands clinical trials to test convalescent plasma against COVID-19...

Two randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trials funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) are expanding enrollment to further evaluate convalescent plasma as a treatment for patients hospitalized with COVID-19, according to the NIH....

 2020-09-24 12:45 

Central News Agency

Half price entry to forest recreational areas offered during holiday - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 24 (CNA) Half price tickets for entry into 13 of Taiwan's forest recreational areas will be offered from the Mid-Autumn Festival to the Double Ten National Day holiday weekend -- Oct. 1 to Oct. 11 -- the Forestry Bureau said Thursday....

 2020-09-24 12:43 

Ecns.cn

U.S. Missouri governor tests positive for COVID-19...

U.S. state of Missouri Governor Mike Parson has tested positive for COVID-19, the governor's office announced on Wednesday....

 2020-09-24 12:42 

Ecns.cn

China's biotech giant BGI opens COVID-19 test kit plant in Ethiopia...

Chen Songheng, General Manager of BGI Ethiopia, a subsidiary company of China's biotech giant, BGI Genomics Co., Ltd., is feeling optimistic about Ethiopia's anti-COVID-19 fight....

 2020-09-24 12:37 

Ecns.cn

Health official says majority of Americans 'remain susceptible' to COVID-19...

Robert Redfield, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), said on Wednesday that a majority of Americans remain susceptible to COVID-19....

 2020-09-24 12:33 

Yonhap News

South Korea to resume flights with Vietnam, Russia...

SEOUL, Sept. 24 (Yonhap) -- South Korea said Thursday it has agreed with Vietnam and Russi......

 2020-09-24 12:30 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Hong Kong's Catholic leader slams those who would justify violence, sow divisions in the church...

The leader of Hong Kong's Catholic diocese has slammed some followers for purportedly justifying violence and dividing the church by condemning those who do not share their stance.Cardinal John Tong, apostolic administrator of Hong Kong, said treating...

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