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 2020-01-17 19:16 

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Amazing China EpisodeII-5: Museum of marine erosion landforms...

Pingtan Island is located off the southeast coast of China. The erosion of the land by the action of the sea has formed various kinds of rock formations. Pingtan Island is known as the "museum of marine erosion landforms" because of the rich varie...

 2020-01-17 19:16 

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Amazing China EpisodeII-4: Flawless jade among the mountains...

Erhai Lake, at Dali in Southwest China, is the second largest freshwater lake in Yunnan province. This beautiful freshwater lake on the plateau covers an area of 256.5 square kilometers, with an average depth of 10 meters and a maximum depth of 20 meters....

 2020-01-17 19:15 

Ecns.cn

5 injured in U.S. barbershop shooting...

Five people, including three children, were injured in a shooting occurred Thursday evening at a barbershop on the west side of Chicago....

 2020-01-17 19:13 

Ecns.cn

3 alleged white supremacists arrested ahead of pro-gun rally in U.S. Virginia...

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has arrested three alleged white supremacists on charges ranging from illegal transport of a machine gun to harboring aliens days before a pro-gun rally in eastern U.S. state of Virginia, local media reported...

 2020-01-17 19:07 

Ecns.cn

Guangdong ranks 2nd in job destination for Tsinghua, Peking U grads...

Guangdong Province, following Beijing, is ranked as the second most attractive destination to work and live for graduates from Tsinghua University and Peking University in China in 2019....

 2020-01-17 18:55 

Ecns.cn

Smaller lenders look to reduce interbank liabilities...

Some small-and medium-sized commercial banks reduced quotas that they reported to China's central bank concerning their plans to issue interbank negotiable certificates of deposit (CD) this year....

 2020-01-17 18:49 

China Post

The rebirth of a Tanzanian island...
 2020-01-17 18:48 

China Post

Arts and Culture Wednesday, January 15, 2020...
 2020-01-17 18:48 

China Post

Inside Europe: Political shake-up in Russia...
 2020-01-17 18:47 

China Post

German parliament: Explicit consent still necessary from organ donors...

Germany's organ donation rules will remain largely unchanged after an emotional debate in the Bundestag on Thursday morning. The country will stick with a system of informed consent, whereby only people who voluntarily register as organ donors are eli...

 2020-01-17 18:47 

China Post

A fish calender to protect biodiversity...
 2020-01-17 18:46 

China Post

Iran: Khamenei praises attack on US bases as 'day of god'...

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei led the main weekly Muslim prayers in Tehran on Friday for the first time since 2012. It comes as the country grapples with the aftermath of the killing of its top general in a US airstrike and widespread prot...

 2020-01-17 18:46 

China Post

German DJ wants to revive Loveparade techno festival...

German DJ Dr Motte said Monday that he wants to revive the Loveparade techno festival after a decadelong hiatus. He told reporters in the German capital on Monday that he and his team want to collect donations — which he dubbed "fundraving" ...

 2020-01-17 18:46 

China Post

A 'German superfood' for every month of the year...

After days of excessive eating and drinking at the end of December, many people try to adopt healthy habits in January. From vegan to paleo, there are plenty of trendy diets to choose from. Among all the contradicting information on the health benefits of...

 2020-01-17 18:44 

China Post

China's Xi arrives in Myanmar for 'historic' visit...

Chinese President Xi Jingping arrived in Myanmar Friday for a two-day state visit aimed at cementing 70 years of Myanmar-China relations and bolstering Aung San Suu Kyi's embattled government. Writing in Myanmar's state-run New Light the day befor...

 2020-01-17 18:44 

China Post

Mudflats: The world's great coastal protectors...

As muddy as they are flat, mudflats don't necessarily have the draw of golden sands and coastal cliffs, but in an era of rising sea levels, theses sprawling areas of intertidal zones offer unsung protection to shoreline communities all over the world....

 2020-01-17 18:38 

Japan Times

Dollar tops 110.20 in Tokyo trading amid rosy U.S. indicators...

The dollar rose above 110.20 in Tokyo trading Friday thanks to strong U.S. economic indicators.At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at 110.21-21, up from 109.97-98 ......

 2020-01-17 18:31 

Japan Times

Opposition grills LDP on risks facing Japan's SDF mission to Mideast...

Any overseas SDF mission is politically sensitive, but U.S.-Iran tensions are so high that debate on the constitutional hazards has ensued even before the Diet ......

 2020-01-17 18:22 

Japan Times

Toshiba touts PC algorithm that's faster than a supercomputer...

It's a tantalizing prospect for traders whose success often hinges on microseconds: a desktop PC algorithm that crunches market data faster than today's most advanced ......

 2020-01-17 18:22 

South China Morning Post

US woman gets 25-year jail sentence for killing husband with eye drops...

A South Carolina woman was sentenced on Thursday to 25 years in jail after she admitted poisoning her husband by putting eye drops in his drinking water.In a plea deal, Lana Sue Clayton, 53, pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in the death of Steven ...

 2020-01-17 18:21 

Japan Times

In Ghosn probe, Nissan reveals more managers were involved in malpractice...

Nissan Motor Co. has revealed more details of an exhaustive probe into Carlos Ghosn, a week after its fugitive former leader accused the Japanese carmaker ......

 2020-01-17 18:19 

RTHK News

Four more sick with Wuhan virus...

Wuhan health authorities say four more people have been confirmed to have the novel coronavirus that has claimed two lives in the mainland city, takin......

 2020-01-17 18:15 

China Post

Minnesota sets nonconference football schedule for 6 seasons...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota comppleted its nonconference football schedules for the next six seasons Friday, securing home games against Rhode Island and Nevada in 2024 and with Buffalo in 2025. The Gophers host Florida Atlantic, Tennessee Tech and...

 2020-01-17 18:15 

China Post

Loelling wins, Henry grabs 1st US skeleton medal of season...

IGLS, Austria (AP) — Germany's Jacqueline Loelling won a women's World Cup skeleton race Friday, while Megan Henry of the U.S. won her first career World Cup medal and the first medal for any American slider on that circuit this season. Loel...

 2020-01-17 18:15 

China Post

Trump welcomes LSU Tigers to White House...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump paid tribute to the national champion Louisiana State University football team on Friday, saying it would long be remembered as one of the greatest teams in college football history. The undefeated Tigers vis...

 2020-01-17 18:11 

Japan Times

Fifty years on, Nigeria struggles with memory of Biafra civil war...

Diekoye Oyeyinka, 33, has been billed as one of the most promising Nigerian writers of his generation.He went to some of the finest schools in ......

 2020-01-17 18:07 

Japan Times

Suicides in Japan fell below 20,000 to record low last year...

The number of suicides recorded in Japan stood at 19,959 last year, falling below the 20,000 mark for the first time since authorities began keeping ......

 2020-01-17 18:06 

Japan Times

Nikkei climbs on record-breaking U.S. rally and weaker yen...

Tokyo stocks went up Friday on buying spurred by a record-breaking advance on Wall Street and the yen's softening against the dollar.The Nikkei average of ......

 2020-01-17 17:52 

Formosa News

StarLux to launch Jan. 23 amid cutthroat competition...
 2020-01-17 17:52 

Formosa News

Taiwan World No. 4 in latest WSBC baseball ranking...
 2020-01-17 17:52 

Formosa News

College diploma no longer enough to impress employers: survey...
 2020-01-17 17:52 

Formosa News

Navy Admiral Huang Shu-kuang appointed chief of the general staff...
 2020-01-17 17:52 

Formosa News

DPP thanks party staff with year-end banquet...
 2020-01-17 17:52 

Formosa News

Trial opening for first section of Taipei MRT Circular Line...
 2020-01-17 17:52 

Formosa News

China policy to take center stage in KMT chairmanship election...
 2020-01-17 17:51 

Japan Times

Government shrinks budget surplus forecast as Japan grapples with debt mountain...

Japan kept unchanged its timing for balancing the primary budget on Friday, but expects to see a much smaller excess than previously thought when it ......

 2020-01-17 17:46 

Japan Times

Shikoku Electric again ordered to halt Ikata nuclear reactor over volcano risk...

The Hiroshima High Court on Friday revoked a lower court decision and ordered Shikoku Electric Power Co. to suspend its only operable nuclear reactor in ......

 2020-01-17 17:45 

Nikkei Asian Review

New China virus spurs 24-hour output of surgical masks in Japan...

TOKYO -- Orders for surgical masks have surged in Japan after the discovery of the first domestic case of infection by a previously unknown virus...

 2020-01-17 17:45 

Nikkei Asian Review

Toshiba Machine faces surprise bid from Murakami-linked investors...

TOKYO -- Industrial equipment maker Toshiba Machine said Friday that it has received notice that shareholders with ties to activist investor Yoshiaki...

 2020-01-17 17:45 

Japan Times

China's GDP growth for 2019 slowest in three decades at 6.1%...

China's economy weakened to deliver its slowest pace of growth in three decades in 2019, as weaker domestic demand and trade tensions with the United ......

 2020-01-17 17:38 

Ecns.cn

China moves to import zero solid waste by end of 2020...

China's imports of solid waste continued to drop in 2019 as the country tightened its ban on such imports....

 2020-01-17 17:31 

Yonhap News

Kia workers OK revised wage offers for 2019...

SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Yonhap) -- Unionized workers at Kia Motors Corp. have voted to accept the ......

 2020-01-17 17:26 

Japan Times

Nobel winner Akira Yoshino to head net-zero carbon emissions research center...

Nobel Prize-winning scientist Akira Yoshino will head a new government-funded international research center focusing on reducing carbon emissions to net-zero, industry minister Hiroshi Kajiyama said ......

 2020-01-17 17:24 

Japan Times

Japan opposition parties' failing merger bid offers glimpse into divisions...

For weeks, the nation's two largest opposition parties have been working on a merger, aiming to establish a formidable alternative to the ruling bloc led ......

 2020-01-17 17:24 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Wait over as Pittsburgh's Shell selected to . 10:15 pm...
 2020-01-17 17:24 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Evaluating Abe's diplomacy in 3 ways PREMIUM January 15, 2020 For many Japanese people, Japan's diplomacy is Shinzo Abe's. Past foreign ministers of the current administration, Fumio Kishi...
 2020-01-17 17:23 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Mets, Beltran take different paths amid scan. 11:30 pm...
 2020-01-17 17:23 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Erratic Mickelson stalls at American Express 10:30 pm...
 2020-01-17 17:23 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Giants make history with female coach 11:15 pm, January 17, 2020 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Alyssa Nakken became the first female coach on a major league staff in baseball history on Thursday when she...
 2020-01-17 17:23 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Creating kimono for 2020 PREMIUM 08:14 pm...

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