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 2021-10-25 09:15 

The Chosun Ilbo

China to Vaccinate Children Aged 3 and up as Cases Spread...

Children as young as 3 will start receiving COVID-19 vaccines in China, where 76 percent of the population has been fully vaccinated and authorities are maintaining a zero-tolerance policy toward outbreaks.Local city and provincial level governments in at...

 2021-10-25 09:15 

South China Morning Post

China's ying and yang battle as Beijing faces tough economic choices...

China's economic policies are seemingly filled with contracting goals, pairs of targets where Beijing sets out how it wants to do one thing and also another thing too.It wants its economic growth to decelerate, but the slowdown cannot be too fast; it ...

 2021-10-25 09:15 

Japan Times

On a polarizing team, Dusty Baker is a manager worth rooting for...

"Can you think of anybody else in baseball who people would actively say, 'You know, I wouldn't mind if the Astros won — because of ......

 2021-10-25 09:12 

The Chosun Ilbo

Amnesty International to Close Hong Kong Offices...

Amnesty International says it is shutting down its two offices in Hong Kong by the end of the year because of the effect of the national security law that Beijing imposed on the city.Hundreds of people, including several prominent pro-democracy activists,...

 2021-10-25 09:11 

The Mainichi

Tokyo's Yamanote loop line resumes normal operations after track work...
 2021-10-25 09:11 

The Mainichi

Tokyo sees 17 COVID cases on Oct. 25, marking lowest this year 2 days in row 2021/10/25...
 2021-10-25 09:11 

The Mainichi

Editorial: Stop turning blind eye to Japan's accelerating depopulation in general election...
 2021-10-25 09:11 

Nikkei Asian Review

ASEAN set for 3 days of summits as Myanmar threatens credibility...

SINGAPORE -- Top leaders from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations will gather for a series of virtual summits from Tuesday to Thursday, with mu...

 2021-10-25 09:11 

The Mainichi

Indonesian President calls for ASEAN travel corridor to bolster recovery...
 2021-10-25 09:11 

The Mainichi

Japan's foreign minister hopes for improved ties with China...
 2021-10-25 09:11 

The Mainichi

In France, Trump-like TV pundit rocks presidential campaign...
 2021-10-25 09:11 

The Chosun Ilbo

U.S. and Allies Blast China's Trade Policies in WTO Forum...

The United States and a number of its closest allies have used a periodic review of China's trade policy by the World Trade Organization to vent their anger at Beijing's unwillingness to conform with rules meant to establish a level playing field ...

 2021-10-25 09:11 

The Mainichi

Baseball: Ishikawa pitches pennant-chasing Marines to big win...
 2021-10-25 09:11 

The Mainichi

Okinawa-based US Marines conducting live-fire drill in Hokkaido until Nov. 2...
 2021-10-25 09:11 

The Mainichi

Japanese monk and his wife support other couples after their own stillbirth experience...
 2021-10-25 09:10 

Korea Joongang Daily

Shinhan Bank signs agreement to promote carbon-zero efforts...

Shinhan Bank signed an agreement with the Ministry of Environment to join the government's efforts to encourage public to participate activities to achieve carbon neutrality....

 2021-10-25 09:10 

Korea Joongang Daily

Dare to play?...

Younghee, a giant robot doll that is featured in Korea's hit series "Squid Game," was erected Monday at the 88 Jandi Madang of the Olympic Park in southern Seoul. Younghee appears in episode one. Officials from Olympic Park said the ......

 2021-10-25 09:10 

Korea Joongang Daily

Figure skater You Young takes bronze at ISU Junior Grand Prix...

Figure skater You Young took home a bronze medal at the first International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Prix of the 2021-22 season, the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating — Skate America, on Sunday....

 2021-10-25 09:10 

Korea Joongang Daily

Posco Q3 net profit up more than 400 percent to ₩2.63 trillion...

Steelmaker Posco reported Monday its net profit for the third quarter at 2.63 trillion won ($2.2 billion), up more than 400 percent from a year earlier....

 2021-10-25 09:09 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kwon Young-soo appointed CEO of LG Energy Solution...

LG Energy Solution is getting a new CEO following a massive recall and a huge provision related to fires in electric vehicles in which the company's batteries were installed....

 2021-10-25 09:09 

Korea Joongang Daily

Choi Min-jeong returns to Korea after injury at ISU World Cup...

Short track speed skater Choi Min-jeong suffered an injury in the middle of the International Skating Union (ISU) season....

 2021-10-25 09:07 

The Chosun Ilbo

To increase the life span of a hair dryer...

To increase the life span of a hair dryer, cool it down on cold air mode before turning it off....

 2021-10-25 09:06 

RTHK News

Amnesty International shuts HK offices...

Amnesty International said on Monday it will close its two offices in Hong Kong by the end of the year, citing the national security law.In a statement, Amnesty said its local membership section focusing on human rights education in Hong Kong will cease o...

 2021-10-25 09:01 

RTHK News

Second man convicted under national security law...

A man who repeatedly chanted pro-independence slogans last year has been convicted of inciting secession, becoming the second person to be found guilty under Hong Kong's national security law.The defence had argued that by chanting things like "Ho...

 2021-10-25 09:00 

South China Morning Post

Alibaba, Tencent rebrand NFT offerings as 'digital collectibles' amid Beijing's scrutiny of new virtual asset market...

Chinese technology giants Alibaba Group Holding and Tencent Holdings have both renamed their non-fungible token (NFT) offerings as "digital collectibles", as Beijing casts a weary eye on this new virtual asset market as a potentially huge bubble.A...

 2021-10-25 08:59 

China Post

| Daughter of Vietnamese new immigrant emphasize importance of bi-cultural roots...

CP Lu Thin Bnh 20182021 What do you picture when you think of second-generation immigrants? Most would think about their dual cultural backgrounds and advantageous language abilities; however, how do they view themselves and the society surrounding them? ...

 2021-10-25 08:53 

Japan Times

As Hong Kong's civil society buckles, one group tries to hold on...

Authorities have used the national security law, passed last year amid widespread protests, to silence dissent and force dozens of groups to disband....

 2021-10-25 08:53 

China Post

Whistleblower Haugen to testify as UK scrutinizes Facebook...

LONDON (AP) — Former Facebook data scientist turned whistleblower Frances Haugen plans to answer questions Monday from lawmakers in the United Kingdom who are working on legislation to rein in the power of social media companies. Haugen is set to ap...

 2021-10-25 08:50 

The Asahi Shimbun

China coal futures fall for a fourth day as government intervenes | The Asahi Shimbun: Breaking News, Japan News and Analysis...

BEIJING--China's thermal coal futures fell for a fourth day on Monday, extending losses since last week when they cooled from record highs after Beijing said it would intervene to tame prices....

 2021-10-25 08:48 

RTHK News

HSI edges higher amid Covid concerns...

Hong Kong stocks ended flat on Monday following last week's healthy gains, with traders keeping tabs on developments in China where authorities are ba......

 2021-10-25 08:45 

NHK

Tokyo coronavirus cases fall to new low...

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government confirmed 17 new cases of coronavirus on Monday. That is the lowest single-day figure in the capital this year, falling below what had been the record low-for-the-year registered on Sunday....

 2021-10-25 08:43 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) LG vice chairman Kwon tapped as new head of LG Energy Solution...

(ATTN: ADDS info on plan to speed up IPO process in last para) SEOUL, Oct. 25 (Yonhap) ......

 2021-10-25 08:42 

Japan Times

Shizuoka by-election boosts opposition's hopes ahead of Lower House poll...

The LDP is taking stock of what went wrong after a ruling coalition-backed candidate lost despite campaigning by Prime Minister Fumio Kishida....

 2021-10-25 08:38 

Korea Herald

[Herald Review] BTS embraces vulnerability, connects with fans in 'PTD On Stage'...

Over the past year, global K-pop sensation BTS' virtual concerts have showcased impressive technological innovation, creative renditions of the group's biggest hits and elaborate productions, but for Sunday's livestreamed gig, the s...

 2021-10-25 08:37 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Moon to meet ruling party's presidential nominee Tuesday...

(ATTN: ADDS details in last 3 paras, photo) SEOUL, Oct. 25 (Yonhap) -- President Moon ......

 2021-10-25 08:35 

Yonhap News

(2nd LD) LG Chem Q3 net income up 19.2 pct despite battery recall costs...

(ATTN: ADDS more details from conference call in paras 7-10, byline, photo)By Kim Seung-ye......

 2021-10-25 08:31 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) S. Korea to provide Iran with 1 mln doses of AstraZeneca vaccine...

(ATTN: UPDATES throughout with details; ADDS photo)By Kim Eun-jung SEOUL, Oct. 25 (Yonha......

 2021-10-25 08:31 

China Post

China to start vaccinating children to age 3 as cases spread...

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Children as young as 3 will start receiving COVID-19 vaccines in China, where 76% of the population has been fully vaccinated and authorities are maintaining a zero-tolerance policy toward outbreaks. Local city and provincial l...

 2021-10-25 08:31 

China Post

The Latest: Arab League expresses 'deep concern' over Sudan...

CAIRO — The Arab League has released a statement of "deep concern" about the apparent military coup in Sudan. The Secretary-General of the 22-member bloc, Ahmed Aboul Gheit, urged all parties on Monday to "fully abide" by the constit...

 2021-10-25 08:25 

Central News Agency

U.S. dollar closes lower on Taipei forex market - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 25 (CNA) The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Monday, shedding NT$0.026 to close at NT$27.876....

 2021-10-25 08:18 

South China Morning Post

National security law: Hong Kong man convicted of inciting secession with pro-independence slogans...

The first person prosecuted under Hong Kong's national security law for chanting pro-independence slogans in public has been convicted of inciting secession.Adam Ma Chun-man faces up to seven years in jail after a District Court judge, hand-picked by ...

 2021-10-25 08:15 

Yonhap News

Moon to meet ruling party's presidential nominee Tuesday...

SEOUL, Oct. 25 (Yonhap) -- President Moon Jae-in will hold a meeting with Lee Jae-myung, t......

 2021-10-25 08:15 

Nikkei Asian Review

Indian edtech battle heats up as Vedantu joins unicorn club...

TOKYO -- India's online education startup Vedantu is aiming to double its revenue even as the boost the company received from pandemic-related restric...

 2021-10-25 08:15 

Nikkei Asian Review

International rules make US-China conflict more likely...

Ben Scott is director, Australia's security and the rules-based order project at the Lowy Institute.Unlike previous great power contests, competition...

 2021-10-25 08:15 

Korea Joongang Daily

Seoul stocks snap losing streak as companies report quarterly earnings...

The Kospi snapped its three-day losing streak Monday amid expectations of strong quarterly earnings....

 2021-10-25 08:15 

Korea Joongang Daily

Jeonbuk climb back to the top as K League splits for final stretch...

Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors climbed back to the top of the K league 1 standing alongside Ulsan Hyundai last week as the 12 clubs are divided into two for the final stretch before the 2021 season comes to an end....

 2021-10-25 08:15 

Korea Joongang Daily

Apple TV+ streaming available starting Nov. 4...

Apple TV+ will be available in Korea starting Nov. 4 in a partnership with SK Broadband....

 2021-10-25 08:15 

Korea Joongang Daily

Moon promises normalcy in final budget speech...

President Moon Jae-in stressed he will use the remainder of his term to return Korea to normal life and help the economy recover from the pandemic Monday in a budget speech at the National Assembly....

 2021-10-25 08:14 

Korea Joongang Daily

Samsung Heavy Industries books $832 million LNG carrier deal...

Samsung Heavy Industries signed a 971.3-billion-won ($831.5 million) deal to build four liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers....

 2021-10-25 08:14 

Korea Joongang Daily

aespa's Giselle apologizes for mouthing racial slur...

Girl group aespa's Giselle apologized Monday after becoming embroiled in criticism for mouthing a racial slur in a video she posted over the weekend. The short video clip features her lip-syncing to American rapper Travis Scott's "Love Galore&...

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