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 2021-09-22 11:42 

KBS World

Foreign Minister: No Need for S. Korea to Choose Between US, China...

[Politics] : Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong said there is no need for South Korea to choose between the U.S. and China and that Seoul is not being forced to do so.Chung made the remark on Wednesday during a meeting organized by the Council on Foreign Rel...

 2021-09-22 11:42 

Taiwan News

CAGR of 36.2%|Global Gamification Market DRiven By Increasing Customer Engagement Activities Through Various Marketing Campaigns...

CAGR of 36.2%|Global Gamification Market DRiven By Increasing Customer Engagement Activities Through Various Marketing Campaigns | 2021-09-22 07:42:17...

 2021-09-22 11:42 

South China Morning Post

Hong Kong national security law: fourth member of student activist group arrested after handing herself in...

Hong Kong national security police have arrested a fourth member of a student activist group after she turned herself in following subversion charges being laid against the other three.Student Politicism spokeswoman Wong Yuen-lam, 19, was arrested in Mong...

 2021-09-22 11:41 

Taiwan News

Automotive LED Lighting Market Revenue (20172021) US$ 22.3 Bn, More For (20222026) US$ 36.7 Bn...

Automotive LED Lighting Market Revenue (20172021) US$ 22.3 Bn, More For (20222026) US$ 36.7 Bn | 2021-09-22 07:41:09...

 2021-09-22 11:39 

Taiwan News

Automotive Airbag Market Revenue (20172021) US$ 115,383.2 Mn, Higher For (20222026) US$ 181,694.9 Mn...

Automotive Airbag Market Revenue (20172021) US$ 115,383.2 Mn, Higher For (20222026) US$ 181,694.9 Mn | 2021-09-22 07:39:49...

 2021-09-22 11:38 

Taiwan News

US$ 22,511.8 Mn in 2026|Insulin Delivery System Market Booming Across the Globe Key Segments Product Distribution Channel, And Region...

US$ 22,511.8 Mn in 2026|Insulin Delivery System Market Booming Across the Globe Key Segments Product Distribution Channel, And Region | 2021-09-22 07:38:15...

 2021-09-22 11:36 

Taiwan News

CAGR Of 4.8%|Hearing Aids Market Driven By Increasing Hearing Impairment Problems...

CAGR Of 4.8%|Hearing Aids Market Driven By Increasing Hearing Impairment Problems | 2021-09-22 07:36:33...

 2021-09-22 11:35 

Japan Times

Taiwan applies to join Pacific trade deal just days after China...

Taiwan already has free trade deals with two of the members — New Zealand and Singapore — and has been working toward joining the trade ......

 2021-09-22 11:33 

Taiwan News

Wood Based Panel Market Anticipate To Hit CAGR Of 7.0% By 2026...

Wood Based Panel Market Anticipate To Hit CAGR Of 7.0% By 2026 | 2021-09-22 07:33:00...

 2021-09-22 11:31 

China Post

Lebanon raises fuel prices for 2nd time in 5 days...

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's new government raised the price of fuel on Wednesday by 16%, the second time in five days, part of a gradual lifting of subsidies in the crisis-struck country. The new hike brings the price of fuel, in short supply, close...

 2021-09-22 11:31 

China Post

Dutch activists lose ethnic profiling case, vow to appeal...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch court ruled Wednesday that border police can use ethnicity as one of the criteria for selecting people for checks at the border, a legal defeat that rights activists immediately vowed to appeal. The decision cam...

 2021-09-22 11:31 

Central News Agency

Taiwan's jobless rate falls for 2nd straight month - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 22 (CNA) Taiwan's jobless rate for August moved lower from a month earlier, marking the second consecutive month-on-month decline, as the impact from an outbreak of domestically transmitted COVID-19 subsides, the Directorate General of B...

 2021-09-22 11:30 

South China Morning Post

China Evergrande 'resolves' interest payment due on smaller of two bonds as it fights to avert debt default...

China Evergrande Group said it has resolved the interest payment due on a yuan-denominated onshore bond, taking an unexpected step that potentially helps avert a default that could spill over to hurt the credibility of the world's second-largest capit...

 2021-09-22 11:21 

Japan Times

Dollar recoups some losses to move around 109.45 in Tokyo...

The dollar approached 109.60 at one point, following rebounds in Chinese stocks and premarket U.S. stock index futures....

 2021-09-22 11:21 

NHK

Futaba Town harvests first rice since 2010...

A town in northeastern Japan that co-hosts the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant has had its first rice harvest in 11 years....

 2021-09-22 11:20 

Central News Agency

Taiwanese researchers find first pygmy seahorse near Penghu - Focus Taiwan...

Kaohsiung, Sept. 22 (CNA) Taiwan's National Academy of Marine Research (NAMR) said Wednesday that its research team found a Hippocampus bargibanti, a type of pygmy seahorse, in waters near the Penghu Islands in August, the first ever in that area....

 2021-09-22 11:13 

Yonhap News

BTS 'Permission to Dance' at U.N. tops 12 mln views on YouTube...

SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Yonhap) -- The video featuring K-pop sensations BTS performing...

 2021-09-22 11:12 

Nikkei Asian Review

Seven-Eleven to offer app checkout in Japan, after US launch...

TOKYO -- Convenience store operator Seven-Eleven Japan will start offering a smartphone app that allows customers to scan the prices of products...

 2021-09-22 11:07 

Taiwan News

US$ 7,760.8 Bn In (20172021) | Internet of Things (IoT) Market Estimated To Hit Double Digit CAGR Of 21% By 2026...

US$ 7,760.8 Bn In (20172021) | Internet of Things (IoT) Market Estimated To Hit Double Digit CAGR Of 21% By 2026 | 2021-09-22 07:07:43...

 2021-09-22 11:03 

Korea Herald

New cases in 1,700s for 3rd day; post-holiday resurgence in store...

South Korea's daily coronavirus cases stayed above 1,700 for the third day in a row Thursday on fewer testers during the three-day Chuseok holiday, the Korean equivalent of Thanksgiving, that ended Wednesday, but concerns run high over a potential re...

 2021-09-22 11:01 

South China Morning Post

Hong Kong police uncover den with over HK$1 million worth of suspected drugs, arrest 3 women during probe into man's death...

Hong Kong police have uncovered a drug den and arrested three women while investigating the death of a man who fell from the rooftop of a residential building in Kwai Chung.Officers were called to Shek Yam Road shortly after 8pm on Tuesday in response to ...

 2021-09-22 11:00 

Korea Herald

[Graphic News] Number of medical tourists to Korea dips 76.5% in 2020 amid pandemic...

The number of medical tourists to South Korea tumbled nearly 77 percent in 2020 from a year earlier, amid the coronavirus pandemic, data showed. Roughly 117,100 foreign patients visited South Korea last year, down a whopping 76.5 percent from some...

 2021-09-22 11:00 

South China Morning Post

'Blind boxes' containing more than 100 live kittens and puppies found dumped as China's latest mail-order pet craze continues...

More than 100 puppies and kittens believed to have been purchased online as 'blind boxes' were found abandoned in suburban Shanghai earlier this week, the latest case in China's notorious live animal mail-order craze.More than 30 puppies and 7...

 2021-09-22 11:00 

South China Morning Post

Pakistan enlists Afghan Taliban to rein in group accused of bombing Chinese dam workers...

Afghanistan's Taliban regime is playing a pivotal role in backchannel talks between Pakistan's government and Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan insurgents (TTP), top officials indicated, after Islamabad offered a conditional amnesty for surrendering mili...

 2021-09-22 10:54 

KBS World

S. Korea's Exports Rise 22.9% in First 20 Days of Sept....

[Economy] : Exports rose by over 20 percent on-year in the first 20 days of September. According to tentative data from the Korea Customs Service on Thursday, the country's outbound shipments stood at 36-point-one billion U.S. dollars in the cited per...

 2021-09-22 10:54 

South China Morning Post

Hong Kong butterfly population still robust, but crush of visitors to countryside could damage habitats, group warns...

A local green group has found that Hong Kong remains home to a diverse array of butterfly species, but a rise in visitors to the countryside during the coronavirus pandemic has prompted it to warn against "bad behaviour" around spots popular with ...

 2021-09-22 10:53 

China Post

The Latest: WHO reports global decline in new COVID-19 cases...

The number of new COVID-19 cases continued to fall last week, with 3.6 million new cases reported globally, down from 4 million new infections the previous week, the World Health Organization said. Last week's drop marked the first substantial decline...

 2021-09-22 10:52 

China Post

Kosovo calls on Serbia to lower tensions, start dialogue...

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — The Kosovo-Serbia border was blocked for a third straight day on Wednesday by ethnic Serbs protesting a decision by Kosovo authorities to start removing Serbian license plates from cars entering the country. Kosovo Prime Mini...

 2021-09-22 10:50 

The Asahi Shimbun

Doubts raised on lifting state of emergency for all 19 prefectures | The Asahi Shimbun: Breaking News, Japan News and Analysis...

The COVID-19 state of emergency for 19 prefectures is scheduled to end on Sept. 30, but some government officials are skeptical about a blanket lifting of the measures....

 2021-09-22 10:46 

Central News Agency

National Symphony Orchestra to begin new season in Taipei, Kaohsiung - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 22 (CNA) The National Symphony Orchestra said Wednesday that it will open its 2021-2022 season with concerts in Taipei and Kaohsiung, featuring pieces by Russian composer Tchaikovsky....

 2021-09-22 10:45 

KBS World

Top Diplomats of S. Korea, US, Japan Hold Talks...

[Politics] : The top diplomats of South Korea, the United States and Japan have begun a meeting to discuss regional and global issues including the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.South Korean Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong and his American and ...

 2021-09-22 10:45 

Korea Herald

Seoul stocks open lower on Fed chief's tapering comment, Evergrande fallout...

South Korean stocks opened steeply lower Thursday after the three-day Chuseok holiday, following comments by the US Federal Reserve's chief that it could start tapering its stimulus as early as November and growing woes over a default of a giant Chin...

 2021-09-22 10:45 

The Asahi Shimbun

New dads eligible for 1 month of child care leave right after birth | The Asahi Shimbun: Breaking News, Japan News and Analysis...

New fathers can take up to four weeks of child care leave within eight weeks of their baby's birth under new child care measures approved by the Suga Cabinet on Sept. 22....

 2021-09-22 10:43 

Yonhap News

Top financial regulator urges market monitoring over Evergrande concerns...

SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's top financial regulator on Wednesday called......

 2021-09-22 10:42 

The Mainichi

Germany's diversity shows as immigrants run for parliament...
 2021-09-22 10:42 

The Mainichi

BOJ to carefully watch financial markets amid Evergrande woes...
 2021-09-22 10:42 

The Mainichi

Eruption on Spanish island could last 3 months, experts say...
 2021-09-22 10:42 

The Mainichi

Osaka police arrest 2 from music firm suspected as local cannabis selling base 2021/9/22...
 2021-09-22 10:42 

KBS World

S. Korea Adds 1,716 COVID-19 Cases...

[Domestic] : Authorities reported one-thousand-716 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday after the Chuseok holiday, remaining in the 17-hundreds for a third straight day. The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency(KDCA) said that the new infections detected...

 2021-09-22 10:38 

Korea Herald

S. Korea wary of market volatility from Evergrande woes, Fed's tapering: official...

South Korea plans to closely monitor financial markets as China Evergrande Group's debt problems and uncertainty about the Federal Reserve's tapering issue could increase market volatility, a senior government official said Thursday. First Vice Fi...

 2021-09-22 10:35 

Yonhap News

(News Focus) Moon seeks breakthrough in peace process with concrete offer of war-ending declaration...

By Lee Chi-dong NEW YORK, Sept. 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in used h......

 2021-09-22 10:35 

The Asahi Shimbun

Plan to use facial recognition at JR East stations to spot ex-cons iced | The Asahi Shimbun: Breaking News, Japan News and Analysis...

East Japan Railway Co. has suspended a program to use facial recognition to track ex-convicts who turn up at its stations....

 2021-09-22 10:32 

China Post

Indian officials burn rhino horns to stop illegal trade...

GAUHATI, India (AP) — Indian officials burned about 2,500 old rhino horns on Wednesday to spread awareness of the need to protect the rare animal on World Rhino Day. Dozens of Hindu priests performed rituals and chanted prayers as the top Assam stat...

 2021-09-22 10:31 

China Post

Biden doubling vaccine purchase, calls for more global shots...

President Joe Biden is set to announce that the United States is doubling its purchase of Pfizer's COVID-19 shots to share with the world to 1 billion doses as he embraces the goal of vaccinating 70% of the global population within the next year. The ...

 2021-09-22 10:31 

China Post

Top US military officer holds talks with Russian counterpart...

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 10:31 

Korea Herald

KEPCO to up electricity rate for 1st time in 8 yrs amid rising costs...

The Korea Electric Power Corp. (KEPCO), South Korea's state-run utility firm, announced Thursday it plans to raise the electricity rate in the fourth quarter of 2021 to reflect the hike in the global price of resources. KEPCO said it plans to termin...

 2021-09-22 10:30 

NHK

Tokyo court rules right to fair trial violated...

A court in Japan has ordered the country's government to pay damages to two Sri Lankan men who said they were deported without being given time to file a lawsuit, saying their right to a fair trial had been violated....

 2021-09-22 10:30 

NHK

Monkey caught at Tokyo's Haneda Airport...

A monkey has been caught on the premises of Haneda Airport in Tokyo. It is believed to be wild....

 2021-09-22 10:28 

NHK

Japan regulator hands Mizuho improvement order...

Japan's Financial Services Agency has issued a business improvement order to Mizuho Financial Group following a series of system failures at its banking unit....

 2021-09-22 10:27 

Korea Herald

Chip dearth forecast to have limited impact on automakers' profit...

A global shortage of chips used in autos is expected to have a limited impact on third-quarter earnings of South Korea's top two carmakers Hyundai Motor Co. and Kia Corp., a market tracker said Thursday. The market consensus for Hyundai's operatin...

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