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 2021-09-22 14:32 

South China Morning Post

Hong Kong elections: 'majority support' among Democratic Party members for Legislative Council boycott following Beijing's system overhaul...

The rank and file of Hong Kong's largest opposition party are mostly in favour of boycotting December's Legislative Council election following Beijing's overhaul of the system to ensure only "patriots" hold public office, according to ...

 2021-09-22 14:32 

China Post

Louisiana's struggling seafood industry teetering after Ida...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana's oyster farmers, crabbers, shrimpers and anglers are nothing if not adaptable, producing millions of pounds of seafood annually, often in water that was dry land a generation ago. They've fought off a devastatin...

 2021-09-22 14:31 

China Post

UK climate activists face prison for blocking highways...

LONDON (AP) — Environmental activists who have repeatedly blocked Britain's busiest highway face possible imprisonment after a judge granted an injunction against the protesters, Britain's transport secretary said Wednesday. Members of campa...

 2021-09-22 14:31 

South China Morning Post

Pregnant women who get Covid-19 vaccine pass antibodies to babies, study finds...

Pregnant women who get mRNA Covid-19 vaccines pass high levels of antibodies to their babies, according to a study published in American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology Maternal Fetal Medicine on Wednesday.The study one of the first to measure antibody...

 2021-09-22 14:31 

China Post

Loop hopes to go mainstream with reusable packaging...

Reusable packaging __ from stainless steel ice cream containers to glass jars of soap __ is about to become more common at groceries and restaurants worldwide. Loop, a two-year-old company that collects and sanitizes reusable containers, said Wednesday it...

 2021-09-22 14:31 

China Post

Existing US home sales fell in August, price growth slowed...

Sales of previously occupied U.S. homes fell in August and prices that have been soaring eased, the latest sign the housing market is cooling as intense competition leaves many would-be buyers on the sidelines. Existing homes sales fell 2% last month from...

 2021-09-22 14:30 

KBS World

Top Diplomats from S. Korea, US, Japan Meet following N. Korea's Missile Tests...

[Politics] : The top diplomats from South Korea, the U.S. and Japan on Wednesday met on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, where North Korea was a major topic of discussion.The talks were held between Foreign Minister Chung ...

 2021-09-22 14:30 

Korea Herald

Gov't devises measures to boost COVID-19 vaccination among migrant workers...

The government has come up with a set of special measures to boost the COVID-19 vaccination rate among migrant workers here as fears of a possible crackdown on unregistered immigrants are holding back their vaccination turnout, officials said Thursda...

 2021-09-22 14:30 

RTHK News

Evergrande 'resolves' Yuan bond payment as PBOC acts...

China Evergrande agreed to settle interest payments on a domestic bond on Wednesday, while the Chinese central bank injected cash into the banking sys......

 2021-09-22 14:26 

KBS World

Moon: War-End Declaration to Offer New Hope, Courage...

[Politics] : President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday said declaring a formal end to the Korean War will offer new hope and courage to everyone wishing for peace around the world.During Seoul and Washington's joint repatriation ceremony for war remains at H...

 2021-09-22 14:10 

NHK

Taiwan applies to join CPTPP trade pact...

Taiwan has officially applied to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, or CPTPP, according to the Central News Agency....

 2021-09-22 14:07 

The Chosun Ilbo

Pet Imports Double in Pandemic...

Imports of cats and dogs and other pets have doubled in the last two years as locked-down Koreans sought new companions. According to the Korea Customs Service on Wednesday, 10,241 cats and dogs were imported by air from January to August this year, nearl...

 2021-09-22 14:05 

The Asahi Shimbun

Harvest moon coincides with full moon for 1st time in 8 years | The Asahi Shimbun: Breaking News, Japan News and Analysis...

People across Japan were treated to a full harvest moon that coincided with the traditional moon viewing day on Sept. 21 for the first time in eight years....

 2021-09-22 14:03 

The Chosun Ilbo

Los Angeles Lakers to Promote Bibigo on Their Jerseys...

CJ Cheiljedang and professional U.S. basketball team Los Angeles Lakers have signed a global marketing partnership. The Lakers' uniforms will now carry the logo of Bibigo, CJ Cheiljedang's top brand, the company said Wednesday. The Lakers are one ...

 2021-09-22 14:03 

China Post

Lebanese ex-minister asks that port blast judge be replaced...

BEIRUT (AP) — A former Lebanese government minister on Wednesday asked the country's top court to remove the lead judge investigating last year's massive explosion in Beirut's port because of allegedly "legitimate suspicion" over...

 2021-09-22 14:00 

South China Morning Post

US ramps up B-21 stealth bomber production 'to take on China'...

The United States is speeding up production of its long-range B-21 Raider stealth bomber to take on challenges from China as the two countries tussle over the South China Sea and Taiwan.US Air Force secretary Frank Kendall told a conference in Maryland on...

 2021-09-22 14:00 

The Asahi Shimbun

Land prices fall for 2nd year in row; 1st drop in 9 years for Osaka | The Asahi Shimbun: Breaking News, Japan News and Analysis...

The average overall price of land in Japan declined for the second straight year, as the COVID-19 pandemic continued to take a toll on urban centers, particularly the Osaka area, government data showed....

 2021-09-22 13:59 

China Post

UN health agency sets higher, tougher bar for air quality...

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization said Wednesday that the harmful health effects of air pollution kick in at lower levels than it previously thought and it is setting a higher bar for policymakers and the public in its first update to its ...

 2021-09-22 13:59 

China Post

Travel in Canada is a prize for the vaccinated and vigilant...

KAMOURASKA, Quebec (AP) — When the pandemic descended, the boundless vistas and insane sunsets of Kamouraska became a distant, unattainable dream for this bicyclist from Virginia. This is one of Quebec's most beautiful places and, for me, a year...

 2021-09-22 13:58 

China Post

Anger, confusion spread over UK's new COVID travel rules...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Travelers and authorities from India and some African countries are furious — and confused — about Britain's new COVID-19 travel rules, calling them discriminatory. The British government announced what it bille...

 2021-09-22 13:58 

The Chosun Ilbo

Over 100,000 Chinese to Vote in Local Elections Here...

More than 100,000 Chinese residents with voting rights are expected to cast their ballots in Korea's local elections next June. According to the National Assembly Budget Office, 95,767 Chinese residents in Korea had voting rights as of the end of June...

 2021-09-22 13:56 

Central News Agency

Unclear policy biggest challenge for firms to adopt climate plans: survey - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 22 (CNA) Unclear government policy is the biggest challenge for companies in Taiwan when it comes to developing plans to address the challenges posed by climate change, according to findings from a survey revealed by the British Office Taipe...

 2021-09-22 13:55 

Japan Times

'New normal': Kremlin says tough approach to Alexei Navalny allies here to stay...

The Kremlin and its loyalists have said they will maintain and in some cases intensify their tough approach to internal and external critics they view ......

 2021-09-22 13:55 

Ecns.cn

Nanjing exhibition tells 'heartbreaking' stories of 'comfort women'...

Su Zhiliang, a professor at Shanghai Normal University, displays evidence at an exhibition on Saturday in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, of the monstrous crimes of forced recruitment of "comfort women" by the Japanese troops during World War II....

 2021-09-22 13:54 

RTHK News

Authorities in Taiwan apply to join CPTPP trade pact...

Reports from Taiwan on Wednesday said authorities there had formally applied to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Par......

 2021-09-22 13:53 

China Post

The Latest: Germany to end sick pay for unvaccinated...

BERLIN — Germany will stop sick pay for unvaccinated people who have to go into quarantine because of COVID-19. Previously, Germans could claim for income lost due to having to go into quarantine after returning from abroad or coming into contact wi...

 2021-09-22 13:52 

China Post

Stocks start higher on Wall Street ahead of Fed statement...

Stocks are starting higher on Wall Street Wednesday, potentially setting up the S&P 500 to break a four-day losing streak. The benchmark index was up 0.3% in the early going, led by gains in banks and industrial companies. Facebook was leading communicati...

 2021-09-22 13:43 

Taiwan News

Canary Islands: Volcanic eruption effects could last months, say experts...

Canary Islands: Volcanic eruption effects could last months, say experts | 2021-09-22 09:43:00...

 2021-09-22 13:41 

The Chosun Ilbo

Ko Jin-yung Clinches Season's 2nd LPGA Title...

Ko Jin-young has clinched her second title of the season and her ninth career LPGA Tour victory.Ko won the 2021 Cambia Portland Classic in Oregon on Sunday with 11-under 205, four strokes ahead of runners-up Lee Jeong-eun of Korea and Korean-Australian Su...

 2021-09-22 13:33 

China Post

Top US general holds 'productive' talks with Russian officer...

HELSINKI, Finland (AP) — The top American military officer held talks Wednesday with his Russian counterpart as the United States struggles to secure basing rights and other counterterrorism support in countries bordering Afghanistan — an effo...

 2021-09-22 13:32 

China Post

France's Macron expects Biden's "clarifications" on sub spat...

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron expects "clarifications and clear commitments" from President Joe Biden in a call to be held later on Wednesday to address the submarines' dispute, Macron's office said. Macron's offi...

 2021-09-22 13:32 

China Post

Officials: Many migrants from border camp staying in US...

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — Many Haitian migrants camped in a small Texas border town are being released in the United States, two U.S. officials said, undercutting the Biden administration's public statements that the thousands in the camp faced imme...

 2021-09-22 13:32 

China Post

Rihanna takes time with album while unveiling lingerie line...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rihanna might be extremely consumed with rolling out her popular lingerie line, but finishing her forthcoming album is still a priority. The multi-Grammy winner is just taking her time to "experiment."; She suggests her new...

 2021-09-22 13:32 

China Post

Netflix buys Wonka author Dahl's catalog...

LONDON (AP) — Netflix has acquired the works of Roald Dahl, the late British author of celebrated children's books such as "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory." The video streaming giant said Wednesday that it acquired the Roald Dahl Stor...

 2021-09-22 13:31 

China Post

UK's Johnson concedes US trade deal not in the offing...

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson conceded Wednesday that a post-Brexit trade deal with the U.S. was not imminent as he revealed that the decades-long U.S. ban on the import of British lamb would be lifted. A day after President Joe...

 2021-09-22 13:31 

China Post

European Central Bank climate report: Early action is better...

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank's first climate stress test shows higher risks of loan defaults for banks in fire-plagued southern Europe and argues that an earlier and orderly shift to greener energy may have costs — b...

 2021-09-22 13:30 

Japan Times

Library named after alum Haruki Murakami at Tokyo's Waseda University...

The university will open the Waseda International House of Literature, also known as the Murakami Haruki Library, on Oct. 1 at its campus in Tokyo....

 2021-09-22 13:30 

South China Morning Post

Germany's Merkel condemns killing of student cashier by anti-mask customer...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday expressed revulsion over the "heinous" killing of a petrol station cashier by a customer angry about being asked to wear a mask while buying beer.The killing of the 20-year-old student late Saturday in ...

 2021-09-22 13:30 

Taiwan News

Surgical Lasers Market Growth Key Factor Increasing Adoption To Treat Ophthalmic Disorders...

Surgical Lasers Market Growth Key Factor Increasing Adoption To Treat Ophthalmic Disorders | 2021-09-22 09:30:04...

 2021-09-22 13:29 

Taiwan News

Vitamin D Testing Market Growth Factor: Rising Prevalence of Vitamin D Deficiency And Other Chronic Diseases...

Vitamin D Testing Market Growth Factor: Rising Prevalence of Vitamin D Deficiency And Other Chronic Diseases | 2021-09-22 09:29:18...

 2021-09-22 13:29 

Taiwan News

Witnesses recount horror of Perm State University shooting...

Witnesses recount horror of Perm State University shooting | 2021-09-22 09:29:00...

 2021-09-22 13:28 

Taiwan News

Vitamin D Market Growth Due To Increasing Incidence Of Osteoporosis And Osteomalacia...

Vitamin D Market Growth Due To Increasing Incidence Of Osteoporosis And Osteomalacia | 2021-09-22 09:28:23...

 2021-09-22 13:27 

Taiwan News

Sleep Apnea Diagnostic Devices Market Growth By Increasing Healthcare Expenditure On Home Care Testing Equipment And Wearable Devices...

Sleep Apnea Diagnostic Devices Market Growth By Increasing Healthcare Expenditure On Home Care Testing Equipment And Wearable Devices | 2021-09-22 09:27:32...

 2021-09-22 13:26 

Taiwan News

Hair Transplantation Market Key Factors Driving Growth Is Increasing Awareness Regarding Personal Appearance...

Hair Transplantation Market Key Factors Driving Growth Is Increasing Awareness Regarding Personal Appearance | 2021-09-22 09:26:32...

 2021-09-22 13:25 

The Chosun Ilbo

Korea Comes Last in Investment Appeal Among Major Asian Countries...

Korea ranks in eighth place in the world in terms of investment appeal but last among five major Asian economies, according to the 2021 Global Attractiveness Index compiled by consulting group European House Ambrosetti. Korea scored 81.26 points to rank e...

 2021-09-22 13:25 

Taiwan News

Social CRM Software Market Growth Factors Include Capability To Increase Focus On Customer Consultation, Emerging SMEs, And Social Media Monitoring...

Social CRM Software Market Growth Factors Include Capability To Increase Focus On Customer Consultation, Emerging SMEs, And Social Media Monitoring | 2021-09-22 09:25:22...

 2021-09-22 13:25 

The Asahi Shimbun

Mizuho told to improve business even before FSA inspection ends | The Asahi Shimbun: Breaking News, Japan News and Analysis...

The Financial Services Agency issued business improvement orders to Mizuho Bank and its parent company, Mizuho Financial Group Inc., on Sept. 22....

 2021-09-22 13:24 

Taiwan News

Spices And Herbs Extracts Market Driving Factor Is Increasing Availability And Growing Popularity of International Cuisines In Various Countries...

Spices And Herbs Extracts Market Driving Factor Is Increasing Availability And Growing Popularity of International Cuisines In Various Countries | 2021-09-22 09:24:18...

 2021-09-22 13:23 

Taiwan News

Still Images Market Driven By Increasing Marketability Of Still Photography On Social Media Around The Globe...

Still Images Market Driven By Increasing Marketability Of Still Photography On Social Media Around The Globe | 2021-09-22 09:23:07...

 2021-09-22 13:22 

Taiwan News

Sterility Testing Market Factors Driving Growth Includes Rise In Pharmaceutical And Biotechnology Industries...

Sterility Testing Market Factors Driving Growth Includes Rise In Pharmaceutical And Biotechnology Industries | 2021-09-22 09:22:16...

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