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 2018-09-23 09:50 

South China Morning Post

[ Asia ]

Australia's strawberry scare spreads after needles found in fruit in New Zealand...

The Australian strawberry scare has spread to New Zealand with a supermarket chain announcing on Sunday that needles were found in a box of the fruit sourced from the neighbouring country.The Countdown supermarket chain said it had taken a brand of Austra...

 2018-09-23 09:34 

Japan Times

Fee for Tokyo marathon faces 50% hike to 15,000 as security costs climb...

The organizer of the Tokyo Marathon is considering raising the participation fee 50 percent to 15,000 starting with the race in March 2020, it has ......

 2018-09-23 09:32 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

'Worst post-typhoon tree situation': Hong Kong's long clean-up after Mangkhut...

After working in the sweltering heat for more than three hours removing trees uprooted by Typhoon Mangkhut, arborist Bill Lau has only finished half a Caesar salad for lunch."I'm too tired to have an appetite," Lau, 35, founder of Lam Long Nur...

 2018-09-23 09:31 

Central News Agency

Vatican deal unlikely to spur religious freedom in China: expert...

Shanghai, Sept. 23 (CNA) A provisional agreement between Beijing and the Vatican on bishop appointments in China will not help open up religious freedom in China, a professor at a Hong Kong university said Sunday....

 2018-09-23 09:23 

The Mainichi

PM Abe off to New York with focus on N. Korea, trade...
 2018-09-23 09:23 

The Mainichi

Japan, China eye 'innovation dialogue' to discuss driverless cars, AI 2018/9/23...
 2018-09-23 09:23 

The Mainichi

Osaka proud of Pan Pacific result despite loss in final 2018/9/23...
 2018-09-23 09:03 

Japan Times

Rugby World Cup to get unprecedented coverage on Japanese TV...

Rugby World Cup 2019, which kicks off in exactly one year's time, will get unparalleled television coverage in Japan with all 48 games shown on ......

 2018-09-23 09:02 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Tiger parents, don't sacrifice happy childhoods for long-term comfort it's about striking a balance...

Just as every manager has their own way of supervising their staff, every parent takes their own approach to raising their children.Let's imagine there are two different children. One is a high achiever who dedicates most of his or her free time to ex...

 2018-09-23 08:58 

Japan Times

Need to back up sinking Kansai airport stymies region ahead of G20, elections...

When Kansai airport in Osaka Prefecture was shut down earlier this month after Typhoon Jebi flooded the main runway and terminal building — and caused ......

 2018-09-23 08:44 

South China Morning Post

Amy Chua denies telling female students to be 'model-like' when applying for clerkships with Brett Kavanaugh...

Amy Chua, the Yale law professor and bestselling author who endorsed Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, has denied allegations that she instructed female law students to exude a "model-like" femininity when interviewing for clerkships with the...

 2018-09-23 08:35 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Queues for food longer than trains on opening day of Hong Kong's West Kowloon terminus...

Merchants in the West Kowloon terminus got off to a flying start on Sunday despite computer system glitches as the opening of Hong Kong's high-speed rail link to mainland China drew tens of thousands of passengers and visitors.Michael Cheung, manager ...

 2018-09-23 08:31 

Central News Agency

Taiwanese march in New York to appeal for U.N. membership...

New York, Sept. 22 (CNA) Taiwanese legislators and hundreds of Taiwanese expatriates held a march in New York on Saturday to promote Taiwan's ambition to join the United Nations....

 2018-09-23 08:10 

Japan Times

The steady pace of mainstream fashion...

The cliche, albeit an increasingly true one, that style trends are here today and gone tomorrow continues to define the extremes of the Tokyo fashion ......

 2018-09-23 08:09 

Japan Times

In-game and manual updates...

As "Mega Man" celebrates his 30th birthday, Nintendo gets more hands-on and "The World Ends With You" gets a Switch update...

 2018-09-23 08:05 

Japan Times

From the front lines of war to a South Korean holiday gift: Spam Spam Spam...

From the front lines of war to a staple of institutional catering, Spam is rarely seen as a gourmet ingredient — but the canned pink ......

 2018-09-23 08:05 

The Asahi Shimbun

Hong Kong bullet train signals high-speed integration with China:The Asahi Shimbun...

HONG KONG--Hong Kong's controversial bullet train got off to a smooth start on Sunday, as hundreds o...

 2018-09-23 08:03 

Japan Times

Three zoos in Tohoku to swap female elephants in bid to fire up breeding interest...

In the first attempt of its kind, three zoos in Tohoku will launch a project Tuesday to swap their female African elephants with each other ......

 2018-09-23 08:02 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

After Typhoon Mangkhut, Hong Kong beaches could take months to recover...

A week after Hong Kong's most intense storm on record battered the city, some scenic coastal areas could take months to recover.At the front line of the storm's intense winds, swathes of beaches have been left upturned and covered in marine refuse...

 2018-09-23 08:00 

Japan Times

Keep up efforts to recover depleted bluefin tuna stock...

Japan should strive to increase the stock of Pacific bluefin tuna to ensure the sustainability of this important marine resource....

 2018-09-23 07:59 

Japan Times

Stop talking about innovation and act...

Japanese waste too much time talking about innovation instead of risking failure and blazing new trails....

 2018-09-23 07:58 

Japan Times

The myth of the stable cryptocurrency...

The problems with the latest wave of cryptocurrencies will be familiar to anyone who has encountered even a single study of speculative attacks on pegged ......

 2018-09-23 07:54 

NHK

Babies compete in 'crying sumo' contest...

A...

 2018-09-23 07:52 

NHK

Presidential election campaign starts in Indonesia...

The official campaign has begun in Indonesia's presidential election, set for April 17th next year. Incumbent President Joko Widodo is facing off against former military leader Prabowo Subianto....

 2018-09-23 07:45 

South China Morning Post

Trumpworld divided on Rosenstein not whether to fire him, but when and how...

This story is published in a content partnership with POLITICO. It was originally reported by Annie Karni and Eliana Johnson on politico.com on September 22, 2018Fox News anchor Laura Ingraham, once a top recruit to serve as White House press secretary, w...

 2018-09-23 07:39 

Japan Times

Japanese supply ship Kounotori heads to International Space Station after delays...

An unmanned Japanese space capsule is headed to the International Space Station filled with cargo including food, experiments and new batteries.The craft was launched Sunday ......

 2018-09-23 07:38 

Japan Times

Chinese Navy ship makes maiden visit to Venezuela after Beijing visit by Nicolas Maduro...

A Chinese naval ship has traveled to Venezuela for the first time, following a visit by President Nicolas Maduro to Beijing this month, where he ......

 2018-09-23 07:29 

Japan Times

Japan urged to up ranks of female politicians to reach U.N. sustainable development goals...

To help meet the United Nations' 2030 sustainable development goal for gender equality and empowering all women and girls, Japan needs more female politicians, especially ......

 2018-09-23 07:26 

South China Morning Post

Why cans of Spam are a popular gift for Chuseok, the 'Korean Thanksgiving...

From the front lines of war to a staple of institutional catering, Spam is rarely seen as a gourmet ingredient - but the canned pink meat holds a unique position in South Korea as a top-selling holiday gift.Ahead of the Chuseok harvest festival which star...

 2018-09-23 07:23 

The Mainichi

Parents face tougher rules to get immigrant children back in US...
 2018-09-23 07:23 

The Mainichi

Comcast beats Fox in Sky auction with $39B bid...
 2018-09-23 07:23 

The Mainichi

Braves clinch NL East crown; Yankees claim AL wild card spot...
 2018-09-23 07:23 

The Mainichi

Thousands rally across Russia against raising pension ages...
 2018-09-23 07:23 

The Mainichi

Golf: Tiger Woods takes 3-shot lead into final round of Tour Championship...
 2018-09-23 07:23 

The Mainichi

Japan successfully launches rocket carrying cargo vessel for ISS...
 2018-09-23 07:23 

The Mainichi

World leaders gather at UN under threat from unilateralism...
 2018-09-23 07:23 

The Mainichi

Tanzania death toll 209 as survivor found in capsized ferry...
 2018-09-23 07:23 

The Mainichi

Some see signs of hope on North Korea as Trump heads to UN...
 2018-09-23 07:19 

NHK

Osaka loses Pan Pacific Open final...

Japanese professional tennis player Naomi Osaka lost to the Czech Republic's Karolina Pliskova in the final of the Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo on Sunday....

 2018-09-23 07:18 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Typhoon Mangkhut podcast: how the SCMP covered Hong Kong's most intense storm...

Typhoon Mangkhut roared into Hong Kong one week ago, leaving a trail of destruction that residents say will take months to fully recover from.The intensity of the storm was the most powerful the city has seen since records began in 1946, prompting the Hon...

 2018-09-23 07:10 

South China Morning Post

All eyes on Donald Trump as UN Security Council prepares to discuss North Korea and Iran...

North Korea and Iran will dominate this week's gathering of world leaders at the United Nations, where US President Donald Trump will be firmly in the spotlight as he continues to upend global diplomacy.After warming up to North Korean leader Kim Jong...

 2018-09-23 07:00 

The Asahi Shimbun

Japanese supply ship heads to space station after delays:The Asahi Shimbun...

An unmanned Japanese space capsule is headed to the International Space Station filled with cargo in...

 2018-09-23 06:50 

The Asahi Shimbun

FIGURE SKATING/ Two-time Olympic champ Hanyu wins in return to competition:The Asahi Shimbun...

OAKVILLE, Ontario--Two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu made a successful return from an ankle inj...

 2018-09-23 06:42 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) S. Korean president embarks on U.S. trip for summit with Trump on N. Korea...

South Korean President Moon Jae-in headed to the United States on Sunday for a summit with his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump, where he will likely seek to broker a second U.S.-North Korea summit....

 2018-09-23 06:41 

Japan Times

Number of dead in ferry disaster on Tanzania's Lake Victoria tops 200...

The death toll from a crowded capsized ferry in Lake Victoria rose to more than 200 Saturday, with scores of victims identified by grieving relatives, ......

 2018-09-23 06:38 

Japan Times

In first summit of its kind, female foreign ministers promise fresh perspective...

Female foreign ministers meeting for the first summit of its kind vowed Saturday to bring a "women's perspective" to foreign policy.The two-day meeting, which began ......

 2018-09-23 06:37 

Japan Times

National park in Hawaii reopens after monthslong eruption...

A national park in Hawaii has reopened after being closed for more than four months because of Kilauea volcano's latest eruption, which caused widespread damage ......

 2018-09-23 06:36 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Three rescued after jumping from burning boat in Hong Kong...

Three people have been rescued in Hong Kong after jumping for their lives from a burning boat on Sunday morning.The vessel, located near the Aberdeen Typhoon Shelters off Ap Lei Chau, caught fire, according to an incident report filed with police at 1.18p...

 2018-09-23 06:25 

Japan Times

Currency woes, fake news feature as campaigning kicks off for April's Indonesian presidential election...

Campaigning for Indonesia's presidential election in April kicked off Sunday, pitting incumbent Joko "Jokowi" Widodo against a former military general in the race to lead ......

 2018-09-23 06:25 

South China Morning Post

[ Asia ]

White doves symbolise start to 'peaceful' Indonesia election race between Joko Widodo and Prabowo Subianto...

Campaigning for Indonesia's presidential election officially began Sunday with the two contenders releasing white doves and vowing a peaceful race as concerns simmer the campaign will sharpen religious and ethnic divides.The election due in April pits...

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