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 2021-09-27 01:11 

Ecns.cn

China amends administrative regulations on childbirth...

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has signed a State Council decree to abolish three sets of administrative regulations on childbirth affairs....

 2021-09-27 01:04 

China Post

The Latest: Report: Washington state trooper dies from virus...

SEATTLE — A Washington state trooper who helped develop the agency's use of drones has died after a battle with COVID-19 contracted on duty. The Washington State Patrol said Detective Eric Gunderson died Sunday surrounded by his family and frien...

 2021-09-27 01:03 

China Post

The Latest: 49ers aim to join 5 other teams at 3-0...

The Latest on Week 3 in the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 8:10 p.m. The San Francisco 49ers are hoping to join five other teams at 3-0 as Week 3 of the NFL season winds down. The Niners are hosting Green Bay in the Sunday night game. Earlier Sunday, Arizona, D...

 2021-09-27 01:00 

South China Morning Post

Australian Aukus subs: are China's fears of a nuclear arms race in the Indo-Pacific founded?...

China has said the United States' decision to help Australia acquire nuclear-powered submarines increased the risk of nuclear proliferation in the Indo-Pacific, but international experts say the extent of the risk depends on how the submarines are reg...

 2021-09-27 00:58 

China Post

Tonys Latest: Adrienne Warren wins award for playing Tina...

The Latest on the Tony Awards (all times local): ___ 8:50 p.m. Adrienne Warren has won the Tony Award for best leading actress in a musical for her electric turn as Tina Turner. Warren was considered the front-runner for the award thanks to becoming a one...

 2021-09-27 00:53 

China Post

Pelosi vows to pass $1T bill, move ahead on larger measure...

WASHINGTON (AP) — With President Joe Biden's broad domestic agenda at risk of collapse, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday vowed that Democrats will pass a bipartisan infrastructure bill this week and push ahead on the bigger $3.5 trillion soc...

 2021-09-27 00:47 

The Mainichi

MLB: Shohei Ohtani not enough, Mariners send Angels to losing season...
 2021-09-27 00:47 

The Mainichi

A Japan tea master's wish for peace (Pt. 2): Devoting his life to comrades lost in war 2021/9/27...
 2021-09-27 00:47 

The Mainichi

Baseball: Tigers hold off Giants in hot Central League pennant race...
 2021-09-27 00:47 

The Mainichi

Consultations from young women in Japan on unwanted pregnancies rising amid pandemic 2021/9/27...
 2021-09-27 00:47 

The Mainichi

Sumo: Record-holding grand champion Hakuho to retire 2021/9/27...
 2021-09-27 00:31 

Yonhap News

(URGENT) 992 more patients released from coronavirus treatment, total now at 269,132: KDCA...
 2021-09-27 00:31 

China Post

'Moulin Rouge! The Musical' leads early at the Tony Awards...

NEW YORK (AP) — "Moulin Rouge! The Musical," a jukebox adaptation of Baz Luhrmann's hyperactive 2001 movie, took an early lead at the Tony Awards, earning seven trophies at the halfway point. The pandemic-delayed telecast kicked off with...

 2021-09-27 00:31 

China Post

Tonys Latest: Alex Timbers wins musical directing honors...

The Latest on the Tony Awards (all times local): ___ 8:20 p.m. Alex Timbers has won the trophy for best direction of a musical for "Moulin Rouge! The Musical." It is Timbers' first Tony. The show is about the goings-on in a turn-of-the-century...

 2021-09-27 00:31 

Yonhap News

(URGENT) S. Korea reports 6 additional coronavirus deaths, total now at 2,456: KDCA...
 2021-09-27 00:30 

Yonhap News

(URGENT) S. Korea reports 2,383 more cases of new coronavirus, total now at 303,553: KDCA...
 2021-09-27 00:06 

Yonhap News

S. Korea to increase support of startups' overseas expansion...

SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Yonhap) -- South Korea said Monday it plans to increase support for overs......

 2021-09-27 00:04 

China Post

Critics say prison problems go beyond buildings...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers return to Montgomery on Monday to vote on a $1.3 billion prison construction plan proponents say will help address the state's longstanding problems in corrections, but critics argue the troubles go much...

 2021-09-27 00:03 

China Post

Alabama lawmakers weigh using virus funds to build prisons...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is weighing the use of $400 million in pandemic relief funds to build new prisons, a proposal that state Republican leaders say would save state taxpayer money but that critics argue is not the intended use of the fed...

 2021-09-27 00:03 

China Post

Tony Awards kick off with a flurry of awards and hope...

NEW YORK (AP) — The Tony Awards sped out of the gate Sunday with a flurry of awards, including trophies for Broadway favorite Danny Burstein, David Alan Grier, veteran Lois Smith and rising star Lauren Patten. The pandemic-delayed Tony Awards kicked...

 2021-09-27 00:01 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 3,121.70 DN 3.54 points (open)...
 2021-09-27 00:01 

Yonhap News

KOSDAQ 1,037.21 UP 0.18 points (open)...
 2021-09-27 00:00 

South China Morning Post

Fight club: Hong Kong Election Committee members strategise to sweep 40 seats for 'patriot' lawmakers...

Barely days after getting elected last Sunday, members of Hong Kong's powerful new Election Committee have begun eyeing the next political prize on the table Legislative Council seats.Different camps are hoping to sweep the most positions available, a...

 2021-09-27 00:00 

Yonhap News

Dollar opens at 1,179.0 won UP from 1,176.5 won...
 2021-09-27 00:00 

South China Morning Post

Why is Malaysia so fascinated by Nur Sajat, the transgender tycoon who fled to Thailand?...

When news broke last week that prominent Malaysian transgender businesswoman Nur Sajat was detained in Thailand over an invalid passport, she trended to the top of Twitter.The 36-year-old Muslim cosmetics entrepreneur disappeared from Malaysia in February...

 2021-09-26 23:56 

Yonhap News

S. Korea's 5G base stations account for 11 pct of total in Q2: data...

SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Yonhap) -- The number of 5G network base stations in South Korea accounte......

 2021-09-26 23:53 

China Post

Liz Cheney: 'I was wrong' in opposing gay marriage in past...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Liz Cheney says she was wrong to oppose gay marriage in the past, a stand that once split her family. Cheney, R-Wyo., a fierce critic of fellow Republican Donald Trump, also tells CBS News' "60 Minutes" that she vi...

 2021-09-26 23:53 

China Post

The Latest: Merkel's old constituency goes to rival party...

The latest on Germany's general election on Sunday: BERLIN — Outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel's parliament seat has gone to a candidate from the rival Social Democrats for the first time since 1990. Merkel won the country's most ...

 2021-09-26 23:52 

Yonhap News

N. Korean media outlet denounces U.S. as 'worst heinous human rights abuser'...

SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Yonhap) -- A North Korean state media outlet on Monday denounced the Unit......

 2021-09-26 23:41 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Korean K.J. Choi wins PGA's senior golf tour event...

(ATTN: ADDS more details from 4th para, new photo; CORRECTS figures in 2nd para) SEOUL, ......

 2021-09-26 23:36 

Ecns.cn

Tesla sets up data center in China...

U.S. car manufacturer Tesla has set up a data center in China to localize all data generated from its business in the country, including production, sales, service and charging, its chief executive Elon Musk said....

 2021-09-26 23:32 

South China Morning Post

San Marino residents vote overwhelmingly to legalise abortion...

San Marino residents on Sunday voted overwhelmingly to legalise abortion, rejecting a 150-year-old law that had criminalised it and making the tiny republic the latest majority Catholic state to approve the procedure under certain circumstances, according...

 2021-09-26 23:31 

China Post

Justice elusive 7 years after students abducted in Mexico...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Several hundred students and political activists marched through downtown Mexico City on Sunday to demand authorities find out what happened to 43 teacher's college students who disappeared in 2014. Police in the southern city...

 2021-09-26 23:31 

China Post

Tonys Latest: Lauren Patten wins as musical featured actress...

The Latest on the Tony Awards (all times local): ___ 7:20 p.m. Lauren Patten has edged out her co-stars from "Jagged Little Pill" to win the award for best featured actress in a musical. The show plumbs Alanis Morissette's 1995 breakthrough al...

 2021-09-26 23:26 

Ecns.cn

Farmers celebrate 2021 bumper harvest in Chongqing...

A series of celebration activities was held in Liangping District, Chongqing on Thursday, the day which marks the 4th Chinese farmers' harvest festival....

 2021-09-26 23:25 

Japan Times

Hakuho, sumo's record-setting grand champion, to retire...

The 36-year-old Mongolia-born wrestler had been considering retirement after failing to recover from a knee injury that has kept him out of tournaments in recent ......

 2021-09-26 23:22 

Yonhap News

Number of foreign home rental biz operators nears 2,400...

SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Yonhap) -- Nearly 2,400 foreigners are engaging in the home rental busine......

 2021-09-26 23:19 

NHK

Myanmar's UN envoy won't speak at General Assembly...

Myanmar's ambassador to the United Nations, who is remaining in the position in defiance of the military, has decided he won't make an address at the UN General Assembly....

 2021-09-26 23:15 

Yonhap News

Listed firms' dividends soar 23.5 pct in H1...

SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Yonhap) -- Dividend payouts by South Korean listed companies jumped nearl......

 2021-09-26 23:00 

Japan Times

How to retire in Japan decades earlier than you think...

Japan's pioneers of the FIRE movement — 'financial independence, retire early' — believe in living below one's means early in life so they're able to ......

 2021-09-26 22:53 

China Post

The Latest: Report: LA County police, fire saw 211 outbreaks...

LOS ANGELES — Public health officials have identified more than 200 coronavirus outbreaks at police or fire agencies throughout Los Angeles County since the start of the pandemic, according to data obtained by the Los Angeles Times. The 211 outbreak...

 2021-09-26 22:47 

The Mainichi

Haiku in English: Sept. 27, 2021...
 2021-09-26 22:47 

The Mainichi

Merkel's bloc stumbles badly in Germany; horse-trading ahead...
 2021-09-26 22:47 

NHK

China: Xinjiang's Uyghur population shows growth...

The Chinese government has released a report claiming to show a growing Uyghur population in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region....

 2021-09-26 22:46 

Yonhap News

Korean K.J. Choi wins PGA's senior golf tour event...

SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Yonhap) -- Veteran Choi Kyoung-ju has won a PGA Tour Champions tournament......

 2021-09-26 22:42 

Yonhap News

S. Korea, U.S. hold regular defense talks amid conciliatory signals from N. Korea...

SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Yonhap) -- South Korea and the United States were to begin two days of bi......

 2021-09-26 22:32 

China Post

Officials investigate fire at Susan B. Anthony home, museum...

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Fire officials in Rochester were investigating a fire that damaged the Susan B. Anthony Museum & House early Sunday. Firefighters responding to an alarm at approximately 1 a.m. arrived to find the back porch of the museum engu...

 2021-09-26 22:31 

China Post

The Latest: US sets record with 19-9 romp at Ryder Cup...

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the final day of the Ryder Cup, the golf showdown between the United States and Europe (all times CDT): ___ 5:15 p.m. The United States wrapped up the Ryder Cup in record-setting fashion. Daniel Berger defeated M...

 2021-09-26 22:31 

China Post

Ravens' fourth-down conversion gives Tucker shot at record...

DETROIT (AP) — Justin Tucker's 66-yard field goal will be the play everyone remembers about the Baltimore Ravens' win over Detroit. A lot had to happen before Tucker even got the chance. There would have been no record-breaking kick if Lamar...

 2021-09-26 22:31 

China Post

6 improving at Tennessee hospital after grocery shooting...

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Six people wounded in a mass shooting at a Tennessee supermarket are no longer in critical condition, a hospital spokeswoman said Sunday. One person was in serious condition and five others were in good condition, Angie Golding...

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