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 2019-04-25 08:00 

The Asahi Shimbun

VOX POPULI: It’s time to be honest with ourselves about emperor system:The Asahi Shimbun...

In recalling the summer of 1945 in...

 2019-04-25 07:52 

The Mainichi

Renovated Hiroshima A-bomb museum building opens with new exhibits 2019/4/25...
 2019-04-25 07:52 

The Mainichi

Japan police to wiretap at HQs away from telecom carriers' facilities 2019/4/25...
 2019-04-25 07:52 

The Mainichi

Body of Sri Lanka terror victim flown back to Japan...
 2019-04-25 07:52 

The Mainichi

China kicks off summit to promote 'Silk Road' infrastructure projects...
 2019-04-25 07:52 

The Mainichi

S. Korea spy agency says aide to N. Korean leader lost post: source...
 2019-04-25 07:46 

China Post

French police experts start Notre Dame checks after fire...

PARIS (AP) — French police scientists and other expert investigators are starting to examine Notre Dame Cathedral for the first time since last week's devastating fire. A police official said teams from three different police agencies are enteri...

 2019-04-25 07:45 

China Post

Nashville gets its chance to step up for NFL draft...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Broadway in downtown Nashville is as lively a place as any in America. The Las Vegas Strip, Times Square and Bourbon Street have nothing on it. Particularly this week. For the first time, the NFL draft is in Music City, and e...

 2019-04-25 07:45 

China Post

Rockets advance, wait to see if they'll get shot at Warriors...

HOUSTON (AP) — Minutes after the Houston Rockets eliminated the Utah Jazz to advance to the Western Conference semifinals for the third straight season they were already looking ahead to the possibility of getting another shot at the Golden State Wa...

 2019-04-25 07:45 

China Post

Hurricanes storm into second-round showdown with Islanders...

Calvin de Haan was at a loss for words about what comes next. Minutes after the Carolina Hurricanes' shocking 4-3 double-overtime victory in Game 7 to move on to the second round, he wasn't yet ready to turn his attention to facing the New York Is...

 2019-04-25 07:45 

China Post

Asian shares mixed after US stocks retreat from record highs...

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Thursday, with the Shanghai benchmark sharply lower, after U.S. stocks gave back some gains from Tuesday's rally on Wall Street. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 edged up 0.5% to 22,307.58. South Korea's ...

 2019-04-25 07:45 

The Asahi Shimbun

Russia’s Putin arrives for summit with North Korea’s Kim:The Asahi Shimbun...

VLADIVOSTOK--Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Vladivostok for a summit with North Kor...

 2019-04-25 07:34 

NHK

Possible Banksy work on display at Tokyo city hall...

An artwork that may have been drawn by the anonymous graffiti artist Banksy is on display at the Tokyo Metropolitan Government building....

 2019-04-25 07:30 

NHK

Facebook profit falls for first time in 4 years...

Facebook posted a drop in quarterly profit for the first time in about four years, amid ongoing federal investigations into massive leaks of personal data....

 2019-04-25 07:29 

South China Morning Post

No request yet from China for more oil, Saudi Arabia says as United States tightens Iran sanctions...

Saudi Arabia's energy minister, Khalid al-Falih, said China had "not yet" asked for more crude oil after the United States decided to end sanction waivers on Iranian oil imports that had permitted Beijing to keep buying from Tehran.The United ...

 2019-04-25 07:25 

South China Morning Post

Donald Trump indicates support for 'Field Marshal' Khalifa Hifter, Libyan strongman leading attack on Tripoli's UN-backed government...

US President Donald Trump indicated in a phone call with Libyan strongman Khalifa Hifter last week that the US supported an assault on the country's capital to depose its United Nations-backed government, according to American officials familiar with ...

 2019-04-25 07:20 

NHK

Putin and Kim hold talks...

Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are sitting down together for their first one-on-one summit amid tight security in Vladivostok....

 2019-04-25 07:15 

The Asahi Shimbun

SUMO/ Hakuho rapped for hand-clap ritual during March tourney:The Asahi Shimbun...

In the latest controversy tripping up yokozuna Hakuho, the Mongolian was reprimanded on April 24 by...

 2019-04-25 07:00 

China Post

AP EXCLUSIVE: At Walmart, using AI to watch the store...

LEVITTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Inside one of Walmart's busiest Neighborhood Market grocery stores, high resolution cameras suspended from the ceiling point to a table of bananas. They can tell how ripe the bananas are from their color. When a banana sta...

 2019-04-25 06:56 

Ecns.cn

Interview: UN chief says Belt and Road Initiative "very important opportunity"...

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday that the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is a "very important opportunity" to the world....

 2019-04-25 06:55 

The Asahi Shimbun

Ex-Nissan boss Ghosn set to walk free on $4.5 million bail:The Asahi Shimbun...

Former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn looked set to walk out of a Japanese detention center...

 2019-04-25 06:54 

Yonhap News

'Mr. Latecomer' Putin shows up ahead of time for summit with Kim...

By Kim Seung-yeon SEOUL, April 25 (Yonhap) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is ......

 2019-04-25 06:52 

Nikkei Asian Review

Promoting Japan's answer to China's Belt and Road...

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has made his concept of a Free and Open Indo-Pacific the centerpiece of Japan's foreign policy. Yet the idea has been badly...

 2019-04-25 06:52 

Nikkei Asian Review

South Korea's economy posts worst quarter since global financial crisis...

SEOUL -- South Korea's economy unexpectedly contracted in the first quarter, with a sharp decline in manufacturing investment and continued weakness i...

 2019-04-25 06:51 

Ecns.cn

Beijing Daxing International Airport to use ground-source heat pump...

Beijing Daxing International Airport will be equipped with a ground-source heat pump (GSHP) system, according to Science and Technology Daily on Wednesday....

 2019-04-25 06:51 

Yonhap News

S. Korea uses aerial drone to test artificial rain creation...

SEOUL, April 25 (Yonhap) -- South Korea has used an unmanned aerial drone to test the feas......

 2019-04-25 06:47 

Central News Agency

Taiwan aware of all foreign ships in Taiwan Strait: president...

Taipei, April 25 (CNA) Taiwan remains on top of the passage of all foreign ships through the Taiwan Strait, President Tsai Ing-wen () said Thursday following the reported passage of a French military vessel through the strait earlier in the month....

 2019-04-25 06:46 

Yonhap News

Doosan Infracore eyes 4 pct sales growth in China this year...

SEOUL, April 25 (Yonhap) -- Doosan Infracore Co., South Korea's biggest construction ......

 2019-04-25 06:45 

South China Morning Post

[ Asia ]

Vladimir Putin-Kim Jong-un summit: what do both sides aim to gain?...

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Vladivostok provides an intriguing twist to the global diplomatic push to resolve the nuclear stand-off with Pyongyang, which appeared to hit a wall after a summit betw...

 2019-04-25 06:44 

Yonhap News

Shinhan Financial's Q1 net gains 7.1 pct on equity gains...

SEOUL, April 25 (Yonhap) -- Shinhan Financial Group Co., a major South Korean banking grou......

 2019-04-25 06:41 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-5...

HyundaiMipoDock 56,800 DN 100HHI 122,000 DN 2,000IS DONGSEO......

 2019-04-25 06:41 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-4...

Hansae 28,950 UP 1,200LG HAUSYS 62,200 DN 2,900Youngone C......

 2019-04-25 06:41 

South China Morning Post

[ Asia ]

Sri Lanka bombings: why warnings signs of radicalisation went unheeded...

Attacks against mosques, shrines and followers of Sufi sheikhs in Sri Lanka more than a decade ago pointed to early warning signs of fundamentalism taking root among a sliver of the country's Muslims.The Easter attacks in Sri Lanka that killed more th...

 2019-04-25 06:41 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-3...

Kangwonland 33,850 DN 100NAVER 120,500 DN 500Kakao ......

 2019-04-25 06:40 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-2...

Hanssem 107,000 UP 500HDC HOLDINGS 17,250 DN 400S-1 ......

 2019-04-25 06:40 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-1...

SEOUL, April 25 (Yonhap) -- Thursday's closing prices (KRW) of KOSPI 200 stocks trade......

 2019-04-25 06:36 

Guangming Online

More affordable drugs offered with healthcare reform: official...

China's healthcare reform has offered more affordable drugs for patients, said a senior health official Wednesday.Seventeen anti-cancer drugs were added to the medical insurance reimbursement list, with their prices cut by 56.7 percent on average, Xue...

 2019-04-25 06:36 

Guangming Online

Putin, Kim start talks in Russia's Vladivostok...

Russian President Vladimir Putin and the top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un started their first meeting at Russia's Far Eastern Federal University on the Russky Island here on Thursday....

 2019-04-25 06:35 

Yonhap News

Mix of cordiality, seriousness in first Kim-Putin encounter...

By Oh Seok-min SEOUL, April 25 (Yonhap) -- Affinity and seriousness were spotted at the ......

 2019-04-25 06:34 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Naver's Q1 net dips 43 pct on increased costs...

(ATTN: CHANGES headline, lead; ADDS more info in 4-6 paras, stock price at bottom)By Kim H......

 2019-04-25 06:33 

Yonhap News

KOSDAQ 750.43 DN 7.39 points (close)...
 2019-04-25 06:32 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 2,190.50 DN 10.53 points (close)...
 2019-04-25 06:30 

Yonhap News

Dollar ends at 1,160.5 won UP from 1,150.9 won...
 2019-04-25 06:30 

South China Morning Post

Trade war with US could lead to economic 'cold war' for China, Beijing researchers say...

Further escalation of the trade war with the United States could lead to an economic "cold war", according to a risk map outlined by a Beijing-based research team, which highlights the most serious dangers to China's economy.The tit-for-tat ta...

 2019-04-25 06:29 

Yonhap News

(News Focus) Kim, Putin begin to build rapport amid uncertainties in ties with U.S....

By Song Sang-ho VLADIVOSTOK, April 25 (Yonhap) -- With warm pleasantries and an apparent......

 2019-04-25 06:24 

Yonhap News

Trade watchdog ends probe into KAIST-Apple patent dispute...

SEJONG, April 25 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's trade watchdog said Thursday it has decide......

 2019-04-25 06:22 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Mainland Chinese woman arrested in Hong Kong over massage scam and HK$80,000 watch theft...

A woman from mainland China was arrested in Hong Kong on Wednesday night over the theft of a HK$80,000 watch and HK$900 in cash, seven hours after the victim, a 69-year-old man, was lured into a guest house for a massage service.Police were investigating ...

 2019-04-25 06:18 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) (News Focus) Top official's replacement shows N.K. wants to keep dialogue mood alive with U.S.: experts...

(ATTN: CORRECTS to clarify that Kim Yong-chol's replacement as negotiator with U.S. h......

 2019-04-25 06:13 

Yonhap News

POSCO to spend 350 bln won on new byproduct gas power facilities...

SEOUL, April 25 (Yonhap) -- POSCO, South Korea's largest steelmaker, said Thursday it......

 2019-04-25 06:13 

NHK

Carlos Ghosn granted bail for second time...

A Tokyo court has granted bail for the second time to former Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn. The 65-year-old was detained for a second time earlier this month. Prosecutors then charged him with aggravated breach of trust....

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