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 2019-09-17 12:27 

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Terry Gou's withdrawal from 2020 Taiwan leadership elections a positive development for KMT solidarity: experts...

Taiwan business tycoon Terry Gou announced his withdrawal from the Taiwan regional leadership elections Monday...

 2019-09-17 12:25 

The Asahi Shimbun

Older people hit record 35.88 million; more centenarians:The Asahi Shimbun...

People aged 65 or older totaled an estimated 35.88 million as of Sept. 15, accounting for a record 2...

 2019-09-17 12:22 

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Belt and Road News Network holds media workshop in Beijing...

A short-term media workshop under the Belt and Road News Network (BRNN) kicked off Monday in Beijing....

 2019-09-17 12:22 

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China sends police officers for joint patrol in Serbia...

Six Chinese police officers are heading to Serbia for a one-month joint patrol with their Serbian counterparts....

 2019-09-17 12:22 

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China launches dental examinations for giant pandas...

Experts examined the oral cavity and teeth, captured dental x-rays and conducted 3D teeth scanning for 20 pandas in the base.They found that some pandas suffer from mild gingivitis, dental calculi and tooth abrasions, adding that several of the pandas nee...

 2019-09-17 12:22 

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Second rehearsal for National Day celebrations concludes...

The second joint rehearsal for the upcoming National Day celebrations ended early Monday morning in Beijing, about two weeks ahead of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China (PRC), which falls on October 1....

 2019-09-17 12:22 

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IOC announces China's HYX as formal uniform supplier...

IOC announced on Monday that China's Hengyuanxiang Group will supply IOC members and administrators with official uniforms for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games and the 2022 Beijing Olympic Winter Games....

 2019-09-17 12:22 

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Beijing: Joshua Wong is not qualified to judge China-U.S. relations...

China's stance on China-U.S. trade consultations is consistent and clear, and Joshua Wong is not qualified to judge the relevant issues over China-U.S. relations, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying stressed at a press conference on Mon...

 2019-09-17 12:22 

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China's 11th Ethnic Games conclude in Zhengzhou...

China's 11th Ethnic Games concluded in Zhengzhou, Henan Province on Monday evening, with organizers conducting the official handover ceremony to delegates representing the next host Hainan Province....

 2019-09-17 12:20 

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Beijing lauds Solomon Islands' move to break ties with Taiwan authorities...

China highly commends the decision of the Solomon Islands' government to recognize the one-China principle and sever the so-called "diplomatic ties" with the Taiwan authorities, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said late on Monday....

 2019-09-17 12:20 

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UN General Assembly concludes 73rd session...

The 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly was concluded on Monday....

 2019-09-17 12:20 

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China calls for de-escalation of tension in Yemen...

A Chinese envoy on Monday called for de-escalation of tension in Yemen and the return to diplomacy for a political solution....

 2019-09-17 12:20 

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Snowden wants asylum in France: reports...

U.S. intelligence fugitive Edward Snowden wants to claim asylum in France -- a demand to which the French minister of justice gave a favorable answer while the president remains silent, French media reported on Monday....

 2019-09-17 12:20 

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CBOT soybean futures rise on fresh Chinese purchases...

Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agricultural futures settled higher on Monday, with soybeans rising on fresh Chinese purchases of U.S. soybeans....

 2019-09-17 12:20 

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5-magnitude quake hits NW China, no casualties reported...

A 5-magnitude earthquake jolted Zhangye city in northwest China's Gansu Province on Monday evening, with no casualties reported as of 10:45 p.m....

 2019-09-17 12:20 

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Foxconn founder Terry Gou won't run in 2020 Taiwan leadership election...

Terry Gou, founder of Apple supplier Foxconn, announced on Monday in a statement he will not take part in the 2020 Taiwan leadership election....

 2019-09-17 12:18 

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Xi goes to central China on inspection tour...

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, went on an inspection tour in central China's Henan Province Monday....

 2019-09-17 12:16 

The Mainichi

Typhoon Faxai possibly damages over 20,000 houses in Chiba Pref. 2019/9/17...
 2019-09-17 12:15 

China Post

Don't use the term 'race,' German scientists urge...

Scientists at the University of Jena in eastern Germany have called for the term "race" to no longer be used, saying there is no biological basis for the classification of humanity into races. "The primarily biological justification for defini...

 2019-09-17 12:15 

China Post

Genetically modified mosquitoes breed in Brazil...

An attempt to contain the populations of the yellow fever mosquito Aedes aegypti in Brazil may have failed. It appears that gene mutations have been transferred to the local population. The British company Oxitec had released about 450,000 male mosquitoes...

 2019-09-17 12:15 

The Mainichi

Popular panda on loan from China dies in Thai zoo...
 2019-09-17 12:15 

China Post

The baroque city of Dresden in 360...

Millions of tourists from all over the world want to see it — the baroque jewel on the Elbe river. In Dresden, the Baroque era unfolds in all its splendor. Whether Semper Opera, Frauenkirche church or Residenzschloss palace, one attraction follows a...

 2019-09-17 12:15 

Central News Agency

DPP lawmakers hold mixed views on Gou's exit from presidential race...

Taipei, Sept. 17 (CNA) Ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) lawmakers expressed mixed views Tuesday about the withdrawal of business tycoon Terry Gou () from the 2020 presidential race, with some welcoming the decision....

 2019-09-17 12:15 

China Post

Star designer Luigi Colani has passed away: 'My world is round'...

Celebrated designer Luigi Colani died from a severe illness in Karlsruhe on Monday, September 16, his life companion, Yazhen Zhao, confirmed to German press agency dpa. The designer could look back at a long legacy that profoundly shaped Germany's wor...

 2019-09-17 12:15 

China Post

Arts and Culture Monday, September 16, 2019...
 2019-09-17 12:15 

Central News Agency

Taiwan shares end down amid geopolitical concerns...

Taipei, Sept. 17 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan moved lower Tuesday but still managed to end above the 10,800-point mark, as selling was triggered by rising geopolitical concerns as drone attacks on oil production facilities in Saudi Arabia late last week caused ...

 2019-09-17 12:11 

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Apple sees more rosy prospects with latest iPhone...

Apple Inc's latest iPhones are receiving better-than-expected pre-orders in China, with analysts saying that the lower prices and more color options are boosting sales despite the US tech giant's mounting competition with local rivals....

 2019-09-17 12:11 

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Macao's new chief: 'One country' premise of 'two systems'...

The Macao Special Administrative Region's chief executive-elect, Ho Iat-seng, vowed to strictly uphold the "one country, two systems" principle, emphasizing "one country" is the premise of "two systems"....

 2019-09-17 12:11 

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Shanghai lands $7.7 bln in FDI projects...

Deals for foreign-funded projects with a total value of $7.7 billion were signed in Shanghai on Monday, indicating the magnitude of faith that foreign investors have in China's economic resilience, market potential and sound business environment....

 2019-09-17 12:11 

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Annual growth to stay stable, economists say...

China's moderate economic performance in August will not change the stable growth momentum for the full year, but more efforts are needed to counter external headwinds and boost domestic demand, according to economists....

 2019-09-17 12:11 

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Xi cites necessity of safe, manageable cyberspace...

President Xi Jinping has highlighted the necessity of a cyberspace environment that is safe and manageable as well as open and innovative....

 2019-09-17 12:07 

South China Morning Post

Taliban suicide bomber kills at least 24 at Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's campaign rally...

Taliban suicide attackers killed at least 30 people in Afghanistan on Tuesday, their deadliest bombing taking place near an election rally by President Ashraf Ghani, although he was unhurt.The attacks happened 11 days before Afghanistan's presidential...

 2019-09-17 12:04 

South China Morning Post

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Most hotel workers in Hong Kong having to take unpaid leave as occupancy rates take hit from ongoing protests, survey finds...

Almost eight in 10 hotel workers in Hong Kong have been asked to take unpaid leave as tourist arrivals continue to take a hit following three months of anti-government protests, a survey by a union has found.Hotel occupancy rates dropped by at least 30 pe...

 2019-09-17 12:01 

China Post

Trial in 2015 slaying of 9-year-old Chicago boy to begin...

CHICAGO (AP) — The trial of two men charged in the 2015 slaying of a 9-year-old Chicago boy who was lured into an alley and shot to death is set to begin. The Cook County State's Attorney's Office says opening statements are set to start Tue...

 2019-09-17 12:01 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Journalists from pro-democracy Hong Kong newspaper Apple Daily among more than 90 people doxxed by anonymous anti-protest website...

Almost 20 staff from the pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily, alongside over 70 activists, student leaders and alleged protesters, have been doxxed by a website apparently run by elements opposed to the ongoing demonstrations in Hong Kong.Expressing grave...

 2019-09-17 12:01 

China Post

Amazon wildfires set to cause irreversible damage...

"We don't know how many fire spots will jump from the farmland into the forest," said Paulo Brando, an expert from the independent Brazilian-based Amazon Environmental Research Institute (IPAM). "Currently, the satellites can only detect e...

 2019-09-17 12:01 

China Post

Renzi splits Italy's Democrats, shaking govt coalition...

ROME (AP) — Former Italian Premier Matteo Renzi has left the ruling Democratic Party to set up a new centrist force, in a risky move that further weakens the already shaky government forged only two weeks ago by the center-left Democrats and the pop...

 2019-09-17 12:01 

China Post

Armenia goes green, hopes to spur economic development...

Project aim: To help small and medium-sized businesses in Armenia make their production more environmentally friendly, by improving energy and resource efficiency, waste management and by using fewer chemicals. Project implementation: Resource Efficiency ...

 2019-09-17 12:00 

China Post

Living Planet: Given Half a Chance...

Living Planet: Given Half a Chance The China Post...

 2019-09-17 12:00 

China Post

DC prepares for 1st House statehood hearing in 25 years...

WASHINGTON (AP) — About 140 U.S. flags bearing an extra star are flying along Pennsylvania Avenue as Washington, D.C., prepares for its first House hearing on U.S. statehood in a quarter century. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser led a caravan toward to the U....

 2019-09-17 12:00 

China Post

AP Analysis: Saudi oil attack part of dangerous new pattern...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The assault on the beating heart of Saudi Arabia's vast oil empire follows a new and dangerous pattern that's emerged across the Persian Gulf this summer of precise attacks that leave few obvious clues as t...

 2019-09-17 11:50 

The Asahi Shimbun

Vietnam’s social media swells with rival to Facebook, Google:The Asahi Shimbun...

HANOI--A new social network has entered the already crowded field in Vietnam as the communist party...

 2019-09-17 11:46 

China Post

Patents on plants: Is the sellout of genes a threat to farmers and global food security?...

For years Haribhai Devjibhai Patel has been growing cotton, peanuts and potatoes in the western Indian state of Gujarat. For years he and his family have used seedlings from one harvest to plant the next year's crops on his four acre field. Last year ...

 2019-09-17 11:45 

China Post

How Austria's far right turned the stadium artwork 'For Forest' into a campaign issue...

In the Austrian city of Klagenfurt, 299 trees have been installed on the pitch of a football stadium for a temporary artwork titled For Forest, by Swiss artist Klaus Littmann. Even though forests are burning in the Amazon and the global climate emergency ...

 2019-09-17 11:45 

China Post

Shift Living in the Digital Age...
 2019-09-17 11:45 

China Post

Humboldt 2.0: Why a scientist born 250 years ago is more relevant than ever...

The name Humboldt stands for excellence and over the years has been used for universities, schools and ships. It has also been used to sell everything from sewing machines to cigars. Yet, sadly for Alexander von Humboldt's scientific reputation, he di...

 2019-09-17 11:45 

China Post

DW News Africa with Christine Mhundwa, 16 September 2019...

And an invention lets rural Kenyans roll their horribly heavy containers of clean water, rather than hoisting them onto their heads for the long walk home....

 2019-09-17 11:45 

China Post

Erdogan, Putin, Rouhani hold 'productive' talks on Syria...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan described talks with his Russian and Iranian counterparts at a Syria peace summit on Monday as "productive."; "We are in complete agreement in aiming for a lasting political solution for Syria's politi...

 2019-09-17 11:33 

South China Morning Post

Malaysia looks to fast-track investments as it seeks to woo businesses hit by US-China trade war...

Malaysia has set up a panel to fast-track investments as it seeks to woo businesses affected by the US-China trade war, with more than US$500 million in new proposals approved this month, a government minister said.An increasing number of US and Chinese b...

 2019-09-17 11:31 

China Post

Killing endangered species to save them? Trophy hunters lobby at CITES...

You'd probably expect a global conference to regulate trade in endangered species to be busy with conservationists and animal rights activists. But what about hunters? "We're here first to defend the sustainable use principles of the conventio...

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