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 2021-09-22 20:25 

Nikkei Asian Review

Why is Xi giving Evergrande founder Hui Ka Yan a free pass?...

William Pesek is an award-winning Tokyo-based journalist and author of...

 2021-09-22 20:25 

Nikkei Asian Review

Afghan showdown over U.N. speaking spot faces Monday deadline...

UNITED NATIONS -- A diplomatic face-off is developing in New York between two representatives of Afghanistan -- the Taliban and the remnants of the go...

 2021-09-22 20:17 

Ecns.cn

Tourists in Xinjiang's Int'l Grand Bazaar sees small peak during traditional holiday...

Tourists take photos at the International Grand Bazaar, a landmark in Urumqi, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Sept. 20, 2021....

 2021-09-22 20:05 

China Post

Dem senator: Talks with GOP on police overhaul have failed...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bipartisan congressional talks on overhauling policing practices have ended without an agreement, the top Democratic bargainer said Wednesday, marking an unproductive end to an effort that began after killings of unarmed Black peop...

 2021-09-22 20:04 

China Post

Air tour plans for Hawaii's national parks still in progress...

HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Hawaii Volcanoes National Park has yet to submit a court-ordered management plan for air tours over its public land. The action is required 21 years after the Air Tour Management Act of 2000 was enacted and a year after a federal...

 2021-09-22 20:04 

China Post

Biden meets with Democrats as $3.5T plan faces party split...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Time growing shorter, President Joe Biden launched meetings Wednesday with House and Senate Democrats as Congress worked to bridge party divisions over his big "build back better" agenda ahead of crucial voting deadlines. T...

 2021-09-22 20:04 

China Post

The Latest: Fleetwood moves on after breakup of 'Moliwood'...

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the Ryder Cup, the golf showdown between the United States and Europe (all times CDT): ___ 1 p.m. Batman without Robin, Frick without Frack, peanut butter without jelly. England's Tommy Fleetwood, half of the...

 2021-09-22 20:03 

China Post

Britney Spears court filing says conservatorship should end...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Britney Spears said in a court filing Wednesday that she agrees with her father that the conservatorship that has controlled her life and money since 2008 should be terminated. The filing in Los Angeles Superior Court from Spears&...

 2021-09-22 20:03 

China Post

Review: In 'Dear Evan Hansen,' a Broadway hit ages poorly...

The journey from stage to screen, so often a perilous one, has been particularly bumpy for "Dear Evan Hansen." The Broadway show, starring Ben Platt as a lonely, anxiety-racked teenager who turns into a social media sensation after exaggerating hi...

 2021-09-22 20:03 

China Post

Review: Mickey Guyton soars on her powerful, personal record...

"Remember Her Name," Mickey Guyton (Capitol Records Nashville) It's hard enough to be Black woman in America, but Mickey Guyton's path in country music has been especially fraught with obstacles she had to overcome. On her debut full-lengt...

 2021-09-22 19:53 

China Post

Saudi king expresses hope for the direct talks with Iran...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's monarch expressed hope Wednesday that the kingdom's direct talks with Iran will lead to confidence building as the two bitter regional rivals take small steps toward dialogue following severa...

 2021-09-22 19:51 

Ecns.cn

Mid-Autumn Festival scenery: Full moon hangs over Dunhuang desert...

A "super moon" hangs over the vast desert in Dunhuang City, northwest China's Gansu Province, Sept. 21, 2021....

 2021-09-22 19:48 

Ecns.cn

Chinese foreign minister to join G20 meeting on Afghanistan...

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi will take part in the G20 foreign ministers' meeting on Afghanistan at the invitation of Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio, China's Foreign Ministry announced on Wednesday....

 2021-09-22 19:43 

Ecns.cn

500 UAVs present visual feast of martial arts, celebrate Mid-autumn Festival...

The picture of martial arts Tai Chi appears over Wudang Mountains via UAVs in celebration of this year's Mid-autumn Festival, Sept. 20, 2021....

 2021-09-22 19:35 

Ecns.cn

Chinese film kicks off drive-in screening at Chicago's Asian film festival...

Asian Pop-up Cinema, an annual Asian film festival in Chicago, screened a Chinese film at a drive-in theater in Chicago on Tuesday, kicking off its outdoor screenings in the fall season....

 2021-09-22 19:35 

Ecns.cn

Smart nursing center in Tibetan county tends to elderly...

To celebrate China's traditional Mid-Autumn Festival that fell on Tuesday this year, old people at a nursing home in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region enjoyed Tibetan-style moon cakes while watching a performance....

 2021-09-22 19:34 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Japanese watchdog issues improvement order over recurrence of glitches at Mizuho Bank 4:40 pm, September 22, 2021 The Financial Services Agency issued a business improvement order to Mizuho Bank and i...
 2021-09-22 19:34 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Quad to promote cooperation over 5G, biotechnology 4:03 pm, September 22, 2021 WASHINGTON — In a bid to take the lead in creating international standards, the Quad international framework will p...
 2021-09-22 19:34 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Benchmark land values marked by regional differences 5:53 pm, September 22, 2021 Trends in benchmark land values in 2021 are marked by regional differences — with some areas beginning to show si...
 2021-09-22 19:34 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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JR East back-pedals on surveillance of ex-prisoners at stations PREMIUM 5:02 pm, September 22, 2021...
 2021-09-22 19:34 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Early-ripening tangerine reaches peak in Shizuoka Prefecture 4:47 pm, September 22, 2021 Shipment of an ultra-early-ripening tangerine varietal called the Gokuwase Mikan has reached its peak in Numazu...
 2021-09-22 19:34 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Trudeau's election bet fails, but Tory rival might lose job 5:57 am, September 22, 2021 TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau secured victory in parliamentary elections but failed to ...
 2021-09-22 19:34 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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LDP candidates need to put forth concrete measures on pertinent issues PREMIUM 11:16 am, September 22, 2021 How will Japan's economy be revitalized as it is struggling amid the novel coronavirus p...
 2021-09-22 19:34 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Vietnam: Special medical 'butler' helps staff avoid infection 4:18 pm, September 22, 2021 Many patients at the COVID-19 resuscitation hospital in Ho Chi Minh City, managed by Hue Central Hospi...
 2021-09-22 19:34 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Junior LDP members examine potential standard-bearers PREMIUM 3:09 pm, September 22, 2021 There is a room called the Liberty Club on the eighth floor of the Liberal Democratic Party's headquarters...
 2021-09-22 19:34 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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LDP leadership contest / Kishida determined to appoint young lawmakers to key party posts 12:40 pm, September 22, 2021 The Yomiuri Shimbun has interviewed each of the four candidates in the Liberal De...
 2021-09-22 19:34 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Russian lower house poll distorted into a tool to showcase Putin's rule PREMIUM 12:29 pm, September 22, 2021 In no way can it possibly be said that a free and fair election has been held. Wasn'...
 2021-09-22 19:33 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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UN: Afghanistan's Taliban want to address General Assembly 3:35 pm, September 22, 2021 UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Who should represent Afghanistan at the United Nations this month? It's a com...
 2021-09-22 19:33 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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China: Green power trading gets an electric start 4:18 pm, September 22, 2021 Both corporate consumers and renewable energy generators have welcomed the successful start to China's pilot scheme fo...
 2021-09-22 19:33 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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International students giving up on Japan due to COVID-19 restrictions 2:21 pm, September 22, 2021 The number of international students coming to Japan to study has plummeted amid the COVID-19 pandemi...
 2021-09-22 19:33 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Afghanistan girls soccer team given asylum in Portugal 6:02 am, September 22, 2021 The girls on Afghanistan's national soccer team were anxious. For weeks, they had been moving around the country,...
 2021-09-22 19:33 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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University of Tokyo helps students launch new businesses 10:42 am, September 22, 2021 With more and more young people wanting to start companies that use innovative ideas and research to tackle social...
 2021-09-22 19:33 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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China, U.S. unveil separate big steps to fight climate change 9:50 am, September 22, 2021 The two biggest economies and largest carbon polluters in the world announced separate financial attacks on cl...
 2021-09-22 19:33 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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10 years after Fukushima nuclear disaster, U.S. lifts food import ban 4:29 pm, September 22, 2021 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has lifted a ban on imports of certain Japanese foodstuffs...
 2021-09-22 19:32 

China Post

Closings begin after R. Kelly declines to testify at trial...

NEW YORK (AP) — A prosecutor began closing arguments in the R. Kelly sex trafficking trial Wednesday by telling jurors that the government had delivered on its promises to prove that the R&B singer had for years commanded close associates to help hi...

 2021-09-22 19:32 

China Post

Federal suit names Georgia officers who punched, kicked man...

ATLANTA (AP) — A man who was punched and kicked in the head by Georgia police officers during a traffic stop four years ago has filed a lawsuit alleging the stop was unjustified and the officers used excessive force against him. Gwinnett County poli...

 2021-09-22 19:32 

China Post

UK coroner asks for public inquiry into Novichok poisonings...

LONDON (AP) — A coroner presiding over an inquest into the death of British woman who was poisoned by a Soviet-developed nerve agent after an attack targeting a Russian ex-spy said Wednesday that she wants the probe to be turned into a public inquir...

 2021-09-22 19:31 

China Post

The Latest: Schools deal with virus-related staff shortages...

SAN FRANCISCO — Schools have welcomed students back to classrooms but face a new challenge: A shortage of teachers and staff the likes of which some district officials say they've never seen. Public schools have struggled for years with teacher ...

 2021-09-22 19:31 

China Post

Federal judge: Florida immigration law racially motivated...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge has struck down portions of a Florida immigration enforcement law that was a priority of the state's Republican governor, saying in her ruling that the measure was racially motivated. U.S. Judge Beth Bloo...

 2021-09-22 19:30 

Nikkei Asian Review

South Korean presidential hopeful looks to improve ties with Japan...

SEOUL -- South Korean presidential candidate Yoon Seok-youl on Wednesday promised a better relationship with Japan, stressing the importance of a bila...

 2021-09-22 19:30 

Nikkei Asian Review

Analysis: China's TPP bid follows carefully scripted 300-day plan...

Katsuji Nakazawa is a Tokyo-based senior staff writer and editorial writer at Nikkei. He spent seven years in China as a correspondent and later as Ch...

 2021-09-22 19:26 

NHK

Japan positive about Taiwan's bid to join CPTPP...

A senior official at Japan's Foreign Ministry has responded positively to news that Taiwan has formally applied to join the CPTPP trade pact....

 2021-09-22 19:24 

NHK

Chinese paper slams Taiwan's bid to join CPTPP...

A newspaper affiliated with the Chinese Communist Party has reported Taiwan's bid to join the CPTPP trade pact with a breaking news headline saying it is designed to...

 2021-09-22 19:23 

Ecns.cn

Xinjiang's ethnic sports very much alive...

Residents from Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region shared their personal experiences participating in traditional sports and games of the different ethnic groups at a press conference held on Friday....

 2021-09-22 19:20 

South China Morning Post

Llama antibodies show 'significant potential' as coronavirus treatment...

Tiny antibodies produced by llamas could provide a new frontline treatment against coronavirus in the form of a nasal spray, research suggests.Scientists at the Rosalind Franklin Institute have found that the nanobodies a smaller, simple form of antibody ...

 2021-09-22 19:18 

Taiwan News

How has COVID impacted Pakistan's education system?...

How has COVID impacted Pakistan's education system? | 2021-09-22 15:18:00...

 2021-09-22 19:02 

Ecns.cn

Star runner Su Bingtian claims men's 100-meter sprint title at National Games...

Su Bingtian from Team Guangdong reacts during 14th National Games in Xi'an, southwest China's Shaanxi Province on Tuesday....

 2021-09-22 18:58 

China Post

Mormon church to require masks in temples amid COVID surge...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Wednesday that masks will be required inside temples to limit the spread of COVID-19. Church leaders said in a statement that masks will be required temporarily in an ef...

 2021-09-22 18:52 

China Post

Stocks rise broadly on Wall Street after Fed statement...

Stocks were broadly higher on Wall Street Wednesday afternoon after the Federal Reserve signaled it may begin easing its extraordinary support measures for the economy later this year. In a statement issued at 2 p.m. Eastern, the central bank said it may ...

 2021-09-22 18:51 

Ecns.cn

OECD lowers global growth forecast for 2021 to 5.7 pct...

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said in its interim economic outlook released on Tuesday that the global economy is to grow by 5.7 percent this year, 0.1 percentage point down from its May forecast....

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