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 2021-10-19 06:56 

South China Morning Post

China takes soft approach to lockdown as coronavirus cases rise...

China has reported its highest daily tally of locally transmitted Covid-19 cases since the end of September, with a northern border city in soft lockdown to contain infections.Out of the nine local cases recorded on Monday, two were found in the northern ...

 2021-10-19 06:54 

China Post

The economy on the brink, Taliban rely on former technocrats...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — When the Taliban swept into power, they found Afghanistan's economy fast approaching the brink and were faced with harrowing predictions of growing poverty and hunger. So they ordered the financial managers of the colla...

 2021-10-19 06:53 

China Post

Lapchick family felt backlash due to Knicks coach's views...

(EDITOR'S NOTE: Richard E. Lapchick shares some of the backlash his family felt that was directed at his father, former Knicks coach Joe Lapchick, for signing the first Black player to an NBA contract in 1950. The experience led him to his work today;...

 2021-10-19 06:53 

Yonhap News

(News Focus) N. Korea's missile testing raises concern about impact to diplomatic push for dialogue...

By Kim Eun-jung SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Yonhap) -- North Korea fired an apparent submarine-laun......

 2021-10-19 06:53 

China Post

NBA 2021-22: 10 things to follow throughout the season...

In the opening seconds of Stephen Curry's NBA career he got an assist on the first possession, a steal on the second and then tried a 3-pointer for the first time at the professional level. It missed. In that moment, there probably were not very many ...

 2021-10-19 06:52 

Yonhap News

Seoul stocks rebound on easing virus woes, stabilizing currency market...

SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks rebounded Tuesday on easing concerns about ......

 2021-10-19 06:52 

China Post

Staying a Sixer: Simmons' fate looms large in Philadelphia...

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Philadelphia 76ers coach Doc Rivers and the team he led to the best record in the Eastern Conference last season put their hands together in the middle of a huddle at the end of practice and counted off, "1-2-3! Together!"...

 2021-10-19 06:52 

China Post

Fill-ins lead first-place, unrattled Cards & Raiders to wins...

DENVER (AP) — The first-place Arizona Cardinals and Las Vegas Raiders each conquered pestilence and hardship as longtime assistants rallied their resilient teams to road victories in Week 6. The sickness the Cardinals had to conquer was COVID-19. Th...

 2021-10-19 06:51 

RTHK News

Hong Kong reports two new imported Covid cases...

Health officials on Tuesday reported two new Covid-19 infections, both of them imported cases.One of the patients, a three year old girl, flew in from Mongolia via Korea on October 17.The other patient is a 51-year-old man who flew in from the United King...

 2021-10-19 06:50 

The Asahi Shimbun

China, Russia navy ships jointly sail through Japan strait | The Asahi Shimbun: Breaking News, Japan News and Analysis...

A group of 10 military vessels from China and Russia sailed through a narrow strait separating Japan's main island and its northern island of Hokkaido on Monday, the Japanese defense ministry said on Tuesday....

 2021-10-19 06:45 

The Asahi Shimbun

North Korea fires ballistic missile into sea in latest test | The Asahi Shimbun: Breaking News, Japan News and Analysis...

SEOUL--North Korea fired a ballistic missile into the sea on Tuesday in a continuation of its recent weapons tests, the South Korean and Japanese militaries said, hours after the U.S. reaffirmed its offer to resume diplomacy on the North's nuclear wea...

 2021-10-19 06:44 

NHK

Japan's leaders speak to voters as campaign begins...

It's a busy day for hundreds of candidates vying for seats in Japan's Lower House. Tuesday marks the official start of the election campaign. Voters will choose their government at the end of this month....

 2021-10-19 06:43 

Japan Times

Hirokazu Sawamura bounces back as Red Sox take command of ALCS...

The right-handed reliever took the mound in the ninth and sealed the win with a 1-2-3 inning, moving past an unhappy outing in Friday's Game ......

 2021-10-19 06:40 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-5...

SK Innovation 256,500 DN 2,500POONGSAN 35,450 DN 300KBFinancia......

 2021-10-19 06:40 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-4...

KT 31,650 UP 350SHINSEGAE INTERNATIO NAL175500 UP4500 LO......

 2021-10-19 06:40 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-3...

LS ELECTRIC 64,400 UP 500KorZinc 607,000 0SamsungHvy......

 2021-10-19 06:40 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-2...

DB HiTek 53,000 UP 100CJ 99,600 UP 500LX INT ......

 2021-10-19 06:40 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-1...

SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Yonhap) -- Tuesday's closing prices (KRW) of KOSPI 200 stocks traded ......

 2021-10-19 06:39 

Yonhap News

Wetland park plan put on hold due to rogue mine dangers...

GOYANG, South Korea, Oct. 19 (Yonhap) -- The city of Goyang, just northwest of Seoul, has ......

 2021-10-19 06:38 

Japan Times

Tradition versus credibility: Inside the ASEAN meet that snubbed Myanmar...

Southeast Asian ministers were divided between sticking to a tradition of non-interference and the need to retain credibility by sanctioning coup leader Min Aung Hlaing....

 2021-10-19 06:37 

China Post

Physical hazards for migrant fishermen may lead to long-term issues...

Rerum Novarum Center () social worker Jason Lee () explained that the simple questions become much harder for those who are not fluent in Chinese....

 2021-10-19 06:36 

Nikkei Asian Review

Family business? Newcomers face hurdles in Japan's election...

TOKYO -- Campaigning officially kicked off on Tuesday ahead of Japan's lower house election on Oct. 31. Although the race will feature the perennial c...

 2021-10-19 06:36 

Korea Joongang Daily

Lee twins begin training with PAOK Thessaloniki...

Twin volleyball players Lee Jae-young and Lee Da-young have arrived in Greece to start playing for Greek club PAOK Thessaloniki....

 2021-10-19 06:36 

Korea Joongang Daily

Abortion claim being checked by Kim Seon-ho's agency...

Salt Entertainment said Tuesday it is currently "fact checking" allegations that "Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha" star Kim Seon-ho once pressured a girlfriend to get an abortion. "We are sorry to worry you with such distasteful news,...

 2021-10-19 06:36 

Korea Joongang Daily

No Joy on DearU bubble frustrates fans and exposes parasocial paradox...

SM Entertainment last year started a private chatroom service called DearU bubble. Users pay a monthly subscription fee of 4,500 won ($3.8) and receive messages or photos from an SM star. Although DearU bubble emphasizes a personal connection ......

 2021-10-19 06:36 

Korea Joongang Daily

K-pop stars break silence on hurtful online comments...

The Korean entertainment industry once had a saying,...

 2021-10-19 06:31 

Yonhap News

KOSDAQ 1,005.35 UP 11.49 points (close)...
 2021-10-19 06:31 

Yonhap News

Dollar ends at 1,178.7 won DN from 1,187.6 won...
 2021-10-19 06:30 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 3,029.04 UP 22.36 points (close)...
 2021-10-19 06:30 

China Post

Physical hazards for migrant fishermen may lead to long-term issues...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — What should hardworking migrant fishermen do if they get sick or hurt? Rerum Novarum Center () social worker Jason Lee () explained that the simple question becomes much harder for those who are not fluent in Chinese and ar...

 2021-10-19 06:21 

Yonhap News

Under newly loosened rules, K League stadiums to welcome fans back on weekend...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Yonhap) -- With restrictions on attendance at sporting eve......

 2021-10-19 06:18 

Central News Agency

Main suspect behind deepfake pornography released on bail - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 19 (CNA) A male Taiwanese Youtuber suspected of creating and selling deepfake porn videos featuring over 100 famous politicians and influencers was released on bail on Monday after being arrested the previous day....

 2021-10-19 06:15 

Japan Times

China's orbiting missile exploits weakness in U.S. defenses...

The weapon missed its mark, but could later become capable of sending warheads around American anti-missile systems....

 2021-10-19 06:13 

South China Morning Post

Hong Kong protests: 5 students get up to 59 months' jail for rioting, flouting mask ban during turmoil at Chinese University...

Five current or former Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) students have been jailed for as long as 59 months for rioting and flouting a ban on wearing masks at public gatherings during a violent protest on the campus almost two years ago.Tuesday's...

 2021-10-19 06:12 

Japan Times

NTT Docomo system failure was 'serious incident,' Japan's communications ministry says...

The firm will be required to report by Nov. 13 the cause of the failure, which left some 2 million customers without services at one ......

 2021-10-19 06:09 

Central News Agency

Taiwan reports six new COVID-19 case, zero deaths - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 19 (CNA) Taiwan on Tuesday reported six new COVID-19 cases, all but one of them contracted overseas, and no deaths from the disease, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC)....

 2021-10-19 06:08 

Yonhap News

(4th LD) N. Korea fires what seems to be SLBM toward East Sea: S. Korea...

(ATTN:UPDATES with details, U.S. military response in paras 2-3, 5, 8-10)By Song Sang-ho ......

 2021-10-19 06:03 

China Post

Australia PM: Technology best way to achieve climate target...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A net zero carbon emissions target by 2050 would be a "great positive" for Australia if it can be achieved through technology and not a carbon price, the prime minister said on Tuesday as he pressures government co...

 2021-10-19 06:03 

Yonhap News

(2nd LD) New virus cases fewer than 2,000 for 11th day amid rising vaccination rate...

(ATTN: ADDS details on planned vaccine arrival in paras 10-11; UPGRADES attribution) SEO......

 2021-10-19 05:55 

Yonhap News

Online broadcaster gets 30-year prison term for killing employee refusing to wear revealing dress...

SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Yonhap) -- The Supreme Court on Tuesday confirmed a 30-year prison sentenc......

 2021-10-19 05:53 

China Post

Seoul says North Korea tested possible submarine missile...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Tuesday fired at least one ballistic missile into the sea in what South Korea's military described as a weapon likely designed for submarine-based launches, marking one of the most significant demonstrati...

 2021-10-19 05:52 

China Post

Allen, Bills come up short as Buffalo coach goes for win...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have seen Josh Allen run for first down after first down since coming into the NFL in 2018. That's why coach Sean McDermott put the ball in his quarterback's hands yet again on fourth and maybe half ...

 2021-10-19 05:52 

China Post

Kyrou, Kostin score 2 apiece in 2nd as Blues top Coyotes 7-4...

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Jordan Kyrou had two goals and two assists, and the St. Louis Blues scored five times in a 5:07 span of the second period for a 7-4 victory over Arizona in the Coyotes' home opener Monday night. "I want to be an impact...

 2021-10-19 05:48 

South China Morning Post

Myanmar frees hundreds of political prisoners after pressure from Asean...

Myanmar's military government has freed hundreds of political prisoners from the notorious Insein prison, including Aung San Suu Kyi's party spokesman and a famous comedian Zarganar, local media reported.Minutes after military ruler Min Aung Hlain...

 2021-10-19 05:46 

Central News Agency

Taiwan closely watching China's latest weapon development: military - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 19 (CNA) Taiwan is closely monitoring China's latest advanced weapon development, a military spokesman said Tuesday, in response to media reports that Beijing tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile earlier this year, raising concerns...

 2021-10-19 05:43 

Yonhap News

Olympic skeleton champion finds Beijing track relatively easy...

SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Yonhap) -- With a few training sessions at the sliding track for the 2022 ......

 2021-10-19 05:41 

Nikkei Asian Review

Sony to sell mobile gaming subsidiary for $1bn...

TOKYO -- Sony Group is selling its mobile gaming subsidiary to U.S. mobile game developer Scopely for about $1 billion, the company announced on Monda...

 2021-10-19 05:41 

Nikkei Asian Review

Japan auto parts maker revamps supply chain to fight chip crunch...

TOKYO -- As a microchip shortage sends shock waves through the global car industry, one of Japan's main auto parts makers says it wants to swerve the...

 2021-10-19 05:32 

China Post

Colin Powell: A trailblazing legacy, blotted by Iraq war...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A child of working-class Jamaican immigrants in the Bronx, Colin Powell rose from neighborhood store clerk to warehouse floor-mopper to the highest echelons of the U.S. government. It was a trailblazing American Dream journey that ...

 2021-10-19 05:32 

China Post

Alex Murdaugh asks to leave jail after 5 days behind bars...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Lawyers for prominent South Carolina attorney Alex Murdaugh plan to ask a judge on Tuesday to grant bond for their client, who has spent five nights in jail following his second arrest in about a month. Murdaugh, whose wife and...

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