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 2021-07-24 11:22 

Yonhap News

Hankook Tire to suspend Geumsan plant for 2 days due to coronavirus...

GEUMSAN, South Korea, July 24 (Yonhap) -- Hankook Tire & Technology Co., the world&apo......

 2021-07-24 11:15 

South China Morning Post

China floods: Foxconn, Apple's largest supplier, rushes to hire workers with record-high cash bonuses...

The world's largest iPhone factory, located in the central Chinese city of Zhengzhou, is raising its cash rewards for new workers to yet another record-high as Foxconn Technology Group ramps up production capacity amid extreme levels of rainfall that ...

 2021-07-24 11:09 

China Post

Olympics Latest: Judoka Takato claims Japan's 1st Tokyo gold...

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year's delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ Naohisa Takato has won Japan's first gold medal at its home Olympics, beating Taiwan...

 2021-07-24 11:03 

Nikkei Asian Review

Tokyo's mixed mood captured in 3 days up to Olympics opening...

TOKYO -- The Tokyo Olympics have officially begun, following Friday's opening ceremony. These Games are an unprecedented event as no spectators are al...

 2021-07-24 11:02 

Korea Joongang Daily

National team forced to 2-2 tie with LG Twins in tough tuneup game...

The LG Twins, or at least those members of the LG Twins not considered good enough to play for the Korean national baseball team, on Saturday held the Korean national baseball team to a 2-2 tie at Gocheok Sky Dome in western Seoul....

 2021-07-24 11:02 

NHK

Judoka wins Japan's first gold...

Japanese judoka Takato Naohisa has won gold in the men's 60-kilogram category in the Tokyo Olympics. It is Japan's first gold medal at the Games....

 2021-07-24 11:01 

Japan Times

Naohisa Takato wins Japan's first gold medal of the Tokyo Games...

After disappointment at the Rio Games, Takato battled to the top of podium to claim the host country's first gold of the Olympics....

 2021-07-24 11:00 

South China Morning Post

'Forget herd immunity': Hong Kong experts say better to prepare to live with Covid-19, but more must get their jabs...

Reaching herd immunity against Covid-19 is no longer a realistic goal for Hong Kong, medical experts agree, arguing instead for the city to prepare to live with the virus.Their warning came despite a recent increase in the vaccination rate and Chief Execu...

 2021-07-24 10:52 

China Post

Man in central China survives 3 days in flooded garage...

BEIJING (AP) — A man in central China was rescued after spending three days trapped in a flooded underground garage following torrential rains, while at least four bodies were found after a traffic tunnel was drained, a news report said Saturday. Th...

 2021-07-24 10:51 

China Post

South Korea wins gold in archery's mixed team Olympic debut...

TOKYO (AP) — An San and teenager Kim Je Deok paired up to lead South Korea to a gold medal in the Olympic debut of archery's mixed team event at the Tokyo Games. On a sizzling Saturday at the Yumenoshima Park Archery Field, they held off Gabriel...

 2021-07-24 10:50 

China Post

Bird sees no hypocrisy on US team staying for anthem...

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Sue Bird sees no contradiction with the U.S. team staying on the court during the national anthem at the Olympics. It's a change for the four-time Olympic gold medalist and her WNBA teammates. During the WNBA season players...

 2021-07-24 10:50 

China Post

Beckie scores 2, Canada downs Chile 2-1 in women's soccer...

SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — Janine Beckie scored a pair of goals and Canada defeated Chile 2-1 Saturday in the group stage of the women's Olympic soccer competition. Beckie hit the post with a penalty attempt for Canada in the 21st minute, but she sco...

 2021-07-24 10:50 

China Post

Olympics Latest: Krasniqi beats Tonaki for judo gold...

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year's delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ Distria Krasniqi of Kosovo beat Funa Tonaki in the women's 48-kilogram Olympic judo ...

 2021-07-24 10:49 

China Post

Long live the King; Uchimura's Olympic career ends in grace...

TOKYO (AP) — Kohei Uchimura spent a decade redefining the standard of excellence in men's gymnastics. The two-time Olympic champion's combination of grace and precision — coupled with a soft-spoken humility that did its best to downpla...

 2021-07-24 10:39 

Japan Times

Ecuador's Richard Carapaz wins gold in front of lively crowds in Olympic road race...

Near Lake Yamanakako, fans assembled along the roadside from as early as 8 a.m., hoping to get a brief glimpse of the athletes as they ......

 2021-07-24 10:32 

RTHK News

Punishment for US figures 'deserved': HKMAO...

The Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office said on Saturday seven American citizens and entities that are being sanctioned by Beijing are getting the punishment they deserve. In the first sanctions imposed under China's new anti-foreign sanction law, unsp...

 2021-07-24 10:25 

Japan Times

Judoka Funa Tonaki takes silver, Japan's first medal of the Tokyo Games...

Tonaki reached the final in her Olympic debut but could not clear the final hurdle to gold, settling for silver after falling against Distria Krasniqi ......

 2021-07-24 10:17 

NHK

Landslides, floods in India kill more than 130...

Landslides and floods triggered by heavy monsoon rain in western India have killed more than 130 people....

 2021-07-24 10:09 

Central News Agency

Judoka Yang Yung-wei snatches Taiwan's first medal at Tokyo Olympics - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, July 24 (CNA) Taiwan's Yang Yung-wei () fell to Takato Naohisa of Japan in the men's 60-kg judo final at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday, taking home silver and claiming Taiwan's first medal of the games....

 2021-07-24 10:07 

Nikkei Asian Review

Suga and Macron vow to cooperate in the Indo-Pacific...

TOKYO -- Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and French President Emmanuel Macron agreed to strengthen security ties to achieve a free and open...

 2021-07-24 10:07 

Nikkei Asian Review

Olympics latest: Officers on security duty test positive for COVID...

TOKYO -- The Tokyo Olympics have finally opened after a long journey filled with controversy, and an unprecedented one-year postponement because of th...

 2021-07-24 10:00 

South China Morning Post

Do South China Sea waste claims pass the smell test?...

A report claiming that Chinese fishing vessels are dumping their human waste into disputed waters has highlighted an unusual environmental dimension to Beijing's dispute with the Philippines and other countries over the South China Sea.However, some h...

 2021-07-24 09:52 

China Post

China's Yang takes first gold at uneasy Tokyo Olympics...

TOKYO (AP) — Hardly half a day passed before politics, the pandemic and blistering heat impacted events across the Tokyo Olympics. China's Yang Qian, at least, stayed right on target. Yang overtook Anastasiia Galashina of Russia to win the first...

 2021-07-24 09:52 

China Post

Olympics Latest: Costa Rican surfer gets last-minute spot...

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year's delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ The International Surfing Association has confirmed a last-minute alternate: Carlos Muno...

 2021-07-24 09:52 

China Post

Surfing science: Dependent on weather, defined by the ocean...

ICHINOMIYA, Japan (AP) — Olympic surfing's debut is making clear that these wave riders are unsung masters of science — in climatology, meteorology and oceanography to be exact. Serious wave chasers are by default atmospheric science junki...

 2021-07-24 09:51 

China Post

Gilchrist's comeback arrives at Tokyo Olympics...

TOKYO (AP) — On the way to her first game in the Tokyo Olympics, Kaleigh Gilchrist cried. She looked at pictures of family and friends, and thought about climbing out of that terrifying night in South Korea. And the tears just started falling. Tears...

 2021-07-24 09:41 

Central News Agency

All but northern Taiwan cities to allow on-site dining next week - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, July 24 (CNA) Restaurants across Taiwan will resume dine-in services on July 27, with the exception of Taipei and New Taipei cities as well as neighboring Yilan county....

 2021-07-24 09:37 

Yonhap News

(3rd LD) New cases above 1,600 amid stepped-up fight against 4th wave of pandemic...

(ATTN: ADDS more info in 6th para) SEOUL, July 24 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's daily n......

 2021-07-24 09:35 

Japan Times

Tokyo 2020 organizers add to speculation over comeback for scandal-hit Yoshiro Mori...

A return by Mori could erode the goodwill earned by organizers with there choice of tennis superstar Naomi Osaka to light the Olympic cauldron on ......

 2021-07-24 09:31 

The Mainichi

At surreal Olympics, a careful dance to push Tokyo tourism 2021/7/24...
 2021-07-24 09:31 

The Mainichi

Editorial: Time to consider Olympic Games' roots as pandemic overshadows tournament...
 2021-07-24 09:31 

The Mainichi

Olympics: Rui Hachimura carrying much more than a flag at Tokyo Games 2021/7/24...
 2021-07-24 09:31 

The Mainichi

Olympics: 5-time Japan Olympic women's weightlifter Hiromi Miyake to retire 2021/7/24...
 2021-07-24 09:31 

The Mainichi

Asylum-seeking Myanmar soccer player to join Japanese club as trainee...
 2021-07-24 09:31 

The Mainichi

Tokyo reports 1,128 more COVID-19 cases on July 24 2021/7/24...
 2021-07-24 09:31 

The Mainichi

Japan, France affirm security cooperation, welcome Olympics...
 2021-07-24 09:31 

The Mainichi

How Tokyo's opening ceremony spotlighted medical staff, 3/11 and the 1964 Olympic legacy...
 2021-07-24 09:31 

The Mainichi

Tokyo Games' 'unusual form' offers chance for hard look at Olympics, Japan...
 2021-07-24 09:30 

NHK

Tokyo reports 1,128 new coronavirus cases...

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government says it confirmed 1,128 new cases of the coronavirus in the capital on Saturday....

 2021-07-24 09:28 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) (Olympics) Paired with reticent teammate, brash teen archer backs up medal talk with dominant performance...

(ATTN: ADDS comments, photos)By Yoo Jee-ho TOKYO, July 24 (Yonhap) -- Kim Je-deok talked......

 2021-07-24 09:23 

Central News Agency

Taiwan female weightlifter finishes 4th at Tokyo Olympics - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, July 24 (CNA) Fang Wan-ling (), a female weightlifter from Taiwan, finished fourth in the final of the woman's 49 kilogram weightlifting event at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday....

 2021-07-24 09:12 

Nikkei Asian Review

Time for Japan to get real on UFO intelligence sharing...

TOKYO -- Gone are the days when UFO stories were dismissed as crackpot pseudoscience. Today, they are an emerging field of public policy debate.A rece...

 2021-07-24 09:12 

Japan Times

Japanese weightlifter Hiromi Miyake to retire after failing most attempts...

With a bronze in Rio and silver in London, Miyake's father won bronze in 1968 and her uncle won gold in 1964 and 1968....

 2021-07-24 09:12 

Korea Joongang Daily

Mixed archery duo win Korea's first gold medal of Tokyo Games...

Kim Je-deok and An San won Korea's first medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, taking home gold in the inaugural mixed team archery event on Saturday....

 2021-07-24 09:10 

China Post

Tourism board talks long-term vision for Daytona Beach...

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Still reeling from the mayhem generated by the invasion of the chaotic Daytona Truck Meet in June, the Halifax Area Advertising Authority board of directors on Wednesday took a step toward defining a better long-term visio...

 2021-07-24 09:09 

China Post

Olympics Latest: Suga, Macron meet as games get underway...

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year's delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and French President Emmanuel Macron have met in ...

 2021-07-24 09:01 

Yonhap News

Seoul records season's highest temperature amid sweltering heat...

SEOUL, July 24 (Yonhap) -- As sweltering heat continues to bake the country, Seoul recorde......

 2021-07-24 08:52 

Yonhap News

(2nd LD) (Olympics) S. Korea captures inaugural gold in archery mixed team event...

(ATTN: ADDS comments, photos)By Yoo Jee-ho TOKYO, July 24 (Yonhap) -- South Korea claime......

 2021-07-24 08:51 

China Post

Osterman pitches US softball over Mexico 2-0 for 3-0 start...

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Cat Osterman pitched shutout ball for the second time in four days, Ali Aguilar hit a tiebreaking, two-run single and the top-ranked United States beat No. 5 Mexico 2-0 Saturday at the Olympic softball tournament. The U.S. pit...

 2021-07-24 08:51 

China Post

AP PHOTOS: At Olympics opening, zooming in on the outfits...

TOKYO (AP) — Olympics opening ceremonies generally focus on going big. They love to use grandeur and pomp and big visuals — fireworks, acrobatics, athletes marching en masse, choreography that's most impactful from a distance or on TV. But...

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