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 2021-10-21 03:46 

Guangming Online

China's Inner Mongolia reports 12 confirmed COVID-19 cases...

Local residents queue up for nucleic acid tests at a residential area in Ejina Banner of Alxa League, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Oct. 20, 2021. As of 7 a.m. Wednesday, Inner Mongolia had 12 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 c...

 2021-10-21 03:42 

NHK

UNSC holds meeting on N.Korean SLBM test-firing...

The UN Security Council held an emergency closed-door meeting on Wednesday to discuss North Korea's latest ballistic missile launch....

 2021-10-21 03:40 

NHK

Japanese placed 2nd, 4th in Chopin competition...

Japanese pianists have been awarded the second and fourth prizes in the 18th Chopin international piano competition, one of the world's most prestigious classical music contests....

 2021-10-21 03:36 

RTHK News

One dead, 33 hurt in Shenyang restaurant blast...

One person was killed and another 33 injured in an explosion on Thursday at a restaurant in Shenyang, Liaoning province, according to the local publicity department.The blast took place at around 8:20am at the restaurant in Taiyuannan Street in Heping dis...

 2021-10-21 03:33 

China Post

6 missing, a day after ship capsizes off South Korea...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Aircraft and ships were searching off South Korea's eastern coast Thursday for six crew members still missing a day after a fishing ship capsized. One crew member has been found unconscious and two others were rescued. ...

 2021-10-21 03:33 

China Post

Coast Guard had earlier notice about California oil spill...

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Coast Guard received multiple reports of a possible fuel spill off the Southern California coast earlier than previously disclosed and asked local authorities to investigate about 15 hours before its own personnel...

 2021-10-21 03:32 

China Post

Knicks withstand Brown's 46, outlast Celtics 138-134 in 2 OT...

NEW YORK (AP) — Julius Randle scored 35 points, Evan Fournier made the go-ahead 3-pointer in the second overtime and added 32 against his former team, and the New York Knicks outlasted Jaylen Brown and the Boston Celtics 138-134 on Wednesday night. ...

 2021-10-21 03:32 

China Post

For sleepy Hong Kong residents, 5-hour bus tour is a snooze...

HONG KONG (AP) — Travel-starved, sleep-deprived residents might find a new Hong Kong bus tour to be a snooze. The 76-kilometer (47-mile), five-hour ride on a regular double-decker bus around the territory is meant to appeal to people who are easily ...

 2021-10-21 03:32 

China Post

Arango's hat trick leads LAFC past Pepi-less FC Dallas...

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Cristian Arango's hat trick, which included two goals four minutes apart late in the second half, led LAFC over a Ricardo Pepi-less FC Dallas team 3-2 on Wednesday night. Pepi did not play after injuring a foot last week in ...

 2021-10-21 03:32 

China Post

Victims of the 2018 Parkland, Florida, high school massacre...

Nikolas Cruz pleaded guilty to murder on Wednesday in the 2018 shooting massacre that left 17 people dead at a high school in Parkland, Florida. Here are the victims: ALYSSA ALHADEFF, 14 Alyssa excelled in math and Spanish, was a gifted writer and captain...

 2021-10-21 03:31 

China Post

Vassell, Walker lead balanced Spurs past Magic, 123-97...

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Devin Vassell scored 19 points, Lonnie Walker added 17 and the San Antonio Spurs continued their success on opening night by dominating the Orlando Magic 123-97 on Wednesday night. San Antonio is 23-2 in season openers under Gregg...

 2021-10-21 03:31 

China Post

S Korea prepares test of 1st domestically made space rocket...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea was preparing to test-launch its first domestically produced space rocket Thursday in what officials describe as an important step in its pursuit of a satellite launch program. If weather and other conditions pr...

 2021-10-21 03:31 

China Post

Lod, Fragapane goals put Minnesota United over the Union 3-2...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Robin Lod and Franco Fragapane scored goals a few minutes apart as Minnesota United beat the Philadelphia Union 3-2 on Wednesday night. Emanuel Reynoso stole a pass in the attacking third and pulled the Philadelphia defense wi...

 2021-10-21 03:30 

China Post

Kljestan scores in 2nd straight game, LA Galaxy beat Dynamo...

HOUSTON (AP) — Sacha Kljestan and Kevin Cabral scored in the LA Galaxy's 3-0 win over the Houston Dynamo on Wednesday night. Los Angeles (13-11-6) has won two straight after getting a stoppage-time winner from Kljestan on Saturday. Houston (6-13...

 2021-10-21 03:23 

RTHK News

IPCC complaint reports left in a taxi...

The Independent Police Complaints Council (IPCC) says it has lost some documents containing personal information on 20 people, including complainants and police officers.In a statement, the council said a folder, containing six complaint reports, was left...

 2021-10-21 03:07 

The Mainichi

Russia hosts Afghan talks, calls for an inclusive government...
 2021-10-21 03:07 

The Mainichi

Australia branded worst climate performer ahead of UN summit...
 2021-10-21 03:07 

The Mainichi

Bitcoin tops $66,000, sets record as crypto goes mainstream...
 2021-10-21 03:07 

The Mainichi

Pig-to-human transplants come a step closer with new test...
 2021-10-21 03:07 

The Mainichi

Weak yen morphs into new threat to Japan with surging energy costs...
 2021-10-21 03:07 

Japan Times

Ex-U.S. envoy Hagerty slams Japan's justice system over Nissan case...

Hagerty, now a Senator representing Tennessee, highlighted the plight of Greg Kelly, who is currently on trial in Japan....

 2021-10-21 03:04 

Ecns.cn

Multilateral solutions most effective in the long run, says UN head at Geneva...

Sometimes national or unilateral solutions might seem easier and quicker, but in the long run, if the challenge is global, the solution should also be global, a high-ranking United Nations (UN) official has said....

 2021-10-21 03:00 

South China Morning Post

China can't look to Singapore for a way to live with Covid-19, health economist says...

Singapore's "experiment" to live with the coronavirus and its subsequent spike in infections might not be a useful model for China as it considers whether to reopen its borders, a Chinese health researcher has said."This safety net protect...

 2021-10-21 03:00 

Yonhap News

Number of chickens dips 4.2 pct in Q3 due to bird flu...

SEJONG, Oct. 21 (Yonhap) -- The number of layer chickens raised in South Korea dropped 4.2......

 2021-10-21 03:00 

The Asahi Shimbun

Sweets shop in Mie offers ‘cute’ microorganism-shaped cookies | The Asahi Shimbun: Breaking News, Japan News and Analysis...

KUWANA, Mie Prefecture--A sweets shop here is selling microorganism-shaped cookies, challenging conventions of what constitutes good taste, in the hopes that people who consume them will be kinder toward one another....

 2021-10-21 02:55 

NHK

Evergrande property unit talks collapse...

Heavily indebted Chinese real estate developer Evergrande Group says talks to sell off its property services unit have fallen through....

 2021-10-21 02:54 

China Post

Cam Atkinson scores 2 goals, Flyers beat Bruins 6-3...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cam Atkinson scored two goals, including the go-ahead score that sent him tumbling into the boards, in the Philadelphia Flyers' 6-3 victory over the Boston Bruins on Wednesday night. The Flyers have won two straight since dro...

 2021-10-21 02:54 

Japan Times

Newcastle asks fans to avoid causing offense after some attend match in Arabic attire...

Newcastle was acquired by a Saudi Arabia-led consortium earlier this month....

 2021-10-21 02:54 

RTHK News

Lousie Ho becomes HK's first female customs chief...

Beijing on Thursday appointed Louise Ho as the new Commissioner of Customs and Excise the first female head of the department.She replaces Hermes Tang, who is retiring, as the leader of the 7,800-strong department.Ho, wife of constitutional and mainland a...

 2021-10-21 02:53 

China Post

Beal has 23, Wizards top Raptors 98-83, spoil Toronto return...

TORONTO (AP) — Bradley Beal scored 23 points, Montrezl Harrell had 22 in his Wizards debut and Washington spoiled Toronto's homecoming, beating the Raptors 98-83 on Wednesday night. Kyle Kuzma — acquired with Harrell in the trade that sent...

 2021-10-21 02:53 

China Post

New England tops DC United 3-2, is closer to points record...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Adam Buksa, Carles Gil and Gustavo Bou all scored after halftime to give the New England Revolution a 3-2 win over D.C. United on Wednesday night. New England (21-4-6) extended its undefeated run to eight games, and notched its thi...

 2021-10-21 02:53 

China Post

Edwards energizes Wolves in opening 124-106 win over Rockets...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Anthony Edwards energized the first full-size home crowd of his nascent career with 29 points in 31 minutes for the Minnesota Timberwolves, who cruised to a 124-106 victory over the Houston Rockets to start the season on Wednesday...

 2021-10-21 02:53 

China Post

Joel Embiid, Furkan Korkmaz help 76ers beat Pelicans 117-97...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Joel Embiid had 22 points and 12 rebounds, Furkan Korkmaz hit four 3-pointers in the fourth quarter to also score 22 points, and the Philadelphia 76ers pulled away for a 117-97 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday ni...

 2021-10-21 02:52 

China Post

Morant, Melton lead Grizzlies to opening win over Cavs...

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Ja Morant had 37 points and six assists, De'Anthony Melton added 20 points and the Memphis Grizzlies pulled away in the fourth for a 132-121 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night in the opener for both tea...

 2021-10-21 02:50 

Korea Joongang Daily

KGC unveils English book on ginseng’s history...

Korea Ginseng Corporation, or KGC, published an English edition of "A History of the Korean Ginseng Industry," a book on the history of domestic ginseng industry.Originally published in Korean back in 2019, "A History of the......

 2021-10-21 02:50 

Japan Times

Weak yen morphs into new threat to Japan with surging energy costs...

The yen's weakening raises prices of imported products, such as oil, putting Japanese household spending at serious risk....

 2021-10-21 02:48 

Yonhap News

Samsung Heavy wins approval for storage tank, carrier for hydrogen transport...

By Nam Kwang-sik SEOUL, Oct. 21 (Yonhap) -- Samsung Heavy Industries Co. said Thursday ......

 2021-10-21 02:38 

Yonhap News

Thief of Korean abstract master's painting gets six-year prison sentence...

SEOUL, Oct. 21 (Yonhap) -- A man who was sentenced by a district court to four years in pr......

 2021-10-21 02:37 

South China Morning Post

US envoy to Japan nominee Rahm Emanuel vows to deepen ties amid China tensions...

US ambassador to Japan nominee Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday vowed to enhance bilateral ties as China seeks to "conquer through division," while welcoming a potential increase in Tokyo's defence spending.Calling the bilateral partnership the "...

 2021-10-21 02:36 

Yonhap News

Seoul stocks up late Thur. morning on earnings hope...

SEOUL, Oct. 21 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks traded higher late Thursday morning as hope......

 2021-10-21 02:34 

Yonhap News

Yoon expresses regret over controversial remarks on ex-President Chun...

SEOUL, Oct. 21 (Yonhap) -- Yoon Seok-youl, a leading presidential contender of the main op......

 2021-10-21 02:33 

Yonhap News

Moon urges police to bolster capabilities to meet public expectations...

SEOUL, Oct. 21 (Yonhap) -- President Moon Jae-in on Thursday called for police officers to......

 2021-10-21 02:31 

China Post

Canadian wins 18th Chopin international piano competition...

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Bruce (Xiaoyu) Liu of Canada was named early Thursday as the winner of the 40,000-euro ($45,000) first prize in the 18th Frederic Chopin international piano competition, a prestigious event that launches pianists' world car...

 2021-10-21 02:31 

China Post

NFL, players agree to end 'race-norming' in $1B settlement...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The NFL and lawyers for thousands of retired NFL players have reached an agreement to end race-based adjustments in dementia testing in the $1 billion settlement of concussion claims, according to a proposed deal filed Wednesday ...

 2021-10-21 02:30 

RTHK News

It takes time for pork prices to come down: trader...

A representative of the pork trade says even though wholesale prices of pigs have dropped significantly in recent months, this may not immediately be reflected in the market because retailers have to cover increasing costs. Wholesale prices of pigs went d...

 2021-10-21 02:30 

The Asahi Shimbun

JR East estimate: Arakawa river flooding to affect 11 lines in Tokyo | The Asahi Shimbun: Breaking News, Japan News and Analysis...

If the Arakawa river in eastern Tokyo tops its banks in a flood, no less than 11 major lines of East Japan Railway Co. (JR East) would wind up under water in a disaster, according to an estimate by the company....

 2021-10-21 02:29 

Japan Times

Swallows inch closer to Central League pennant after riveting tie with Tigers...

Yakult's magic number to clinch the pennant was trimmed to three....

 2021-10-21 02:29 

Yonhap News

Gov't committed to increase support for police: PM...

SEOUL, Oct. 21 (Yonhap) -- The government is committed to expanding support for police to ......

 2021-10-21 02:26 

Yonhap News

S. Korea releases photo book on Dokdo's maritime ecosystem...

SEOUL, Oct. 21 (Yonhap) -- South Korea has published a pictorial book of the maritime eco......

 2021-10-21 02:21 

Japan Times

WeWork is finally going public. Will SoftBank ever make its $17 billion back?...

WeWork would need to capture a large portion of the post-pandemic workforce and hope that flexible offices take the place of many corporate campuses....

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