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 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...

 2021-09-22 13:19 

Ecns.cn

Chinese mainland reports 16 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases...

The Chinese mainland on Tuesday reported 16 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said in its daily report on Wednesday....

 2021-09-22 13:16 

Ecns.cn

New trends tell where China-U.S. cooperation is heading...

Despite trade frictions over the past few years and constant calls for "decoupling with China" from some U.S. officials, new trends emerging in Sino-U.S. economic and trade development show where momentum really lies for the world's two bigges...

 2021-09-22 13:11 

Ecns.cn

High hopes voiced for green future...

He described China's plan to achieve carbon neutrality from its emissions peak in just 30 years as the shortest in the world, compared with 70 years for the EU and 45 years for the US....

 2021-09-22 13:11 

NHK

Ex-lawmaker 'didn't use LDP money' for vote-buying...

Japan's main governing Liberal Democratic Party has explained how convicted former LDP lawmaker Kawai Anri spent 150 million yen, or over 1.3 million dollars, it gave her for the 2019 Upper House election....

 2021-09-22 13:09 

Korea Herald

Moon fails on promise to halve no. of workplace deaths...

President Moon Jae-in's promise to halve the annual number of fatal industrial accidents by the end of his term seems unlikely to materialize. According to data from the Ministry of Employment and Labor, the number of industrial accident deat...

 2021-09-22 13:05 

NHK

Taiwan applies to join CPTPP...

Taiwan has officially applied to join the CPTPP trade pact, Central News Agency reports....

 2021-09-22 13:04 

Ecns.cn

China's cargo craft docks with space station core module...

China's cargo spacecraft Tianzhou-3, carrying supplies for the upcoming Shenzhou-13 crewed mission, successfully docked with the space station core module Tianhe on Monday, according to the China Manned Space Agency (CMSA)....

 2021-09-22 13:03 

China Post

German president asks country to confront its colonial past...

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's president called on Germans to face the country's cruel colonial past as he opened a new museum in the capital's center that will be home to two of Berlin's state museums. The Ethnological Museum and the Museu...

 2021-09-22 13:03 

Central News Agency

Taiwan submits application to join CPTPP trade deal - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 22 (CNA) Taiwan has formally submitted its application to join one of the world's biggest free-trade groups, the 11-nation Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), Deputy Minister of Economic Affairs...

 2021-09-22 13:02 

Korea Herald

Number of top online lender Kakao Bank customers passes 17 mln...

South Korea's leading internet-only lender Kakao Bank said Thursday its customer number has surpassed the 17 million mark nearly four years after its launch. Kakao Bank, led by Kakao Corp., the operator of the country's dominant messaging app Kaka...

 2021-09-22 13:00 

Japan Times

Uneventful Autumn Basho hints at sumo's slowing momentum...

A growing lack of excitement toward the ongoing grand tournament is something sumo officials will want to take note of as they continue to guide ......

 2021-09-22 13:00 

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 12:59 

Yonhap News

(4th LD) New cases over 1,700 for 2nd day; concerns grow over post-holiday surge...

(ATTN: UPDATES with latest tally in paras 6-7) SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korea&ap......

 2021-09-22 12:58 

China Post

Biden to double US global donation of COVID-19 vaccine 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 12:58 

Ecns.cn

HK chief exec hails improved electoral system...

Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said that the city's improved electoral system will bring a high-quality democracy in line with the SAR's reality and ultimately benefit its people....

 2021-09-22 12:58 

Ecns.cn

PLA joins SCO anti-terrorism exercise in Russia...

Peace Mission 2021, a large multinational counterterrorism exercise involving member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, opened on Monday at a military training base in Orenburg, southwest Russia....

 2021-09-22 12:57 

Yonhap News

(2nd LD) Traffic jam on highways as people return on last day of Chuseok...

(ATTN: REWRITES lead; UPDATES with latest info in paras 2-4; CHANGES photo) SEOUL, Sept. ......

 2021-09-22 12:54 

KBS World

'Squid Game' Most Popular Show on Netflix in US...

[Culture] : Netflix original series "Squid Game" ranked as the most popular show on the streaming platform in the U.S. According to public ranking system, Flixpatrol, on Wednesday, the new South Korean survival drama outpaced "Sex Education...

 2021-09-22 12:53 

China Post

The Latest: UK to give 1M doses to South Korea in shot swap...

LONDON — Britain's government has announced plans to share more than a million doses of coronavirus vaccine with South Korea in a "vaccine swap." The U.K. plans to ship more than a million doses of its stockpile of the Pfizer-BioNTech va...

 2021-09-22 12:53 

China Post

Ford invests in electric vehicle battery recycling company...

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford Motor Co. is investing $50 million in an upstart electric vehicle battery recycling company as the automaker moves to shore up its U.S. battery supply chain. The Dearborn, Michigan, automaker will invest in Redwood Materi...

 2021-09-22 12:53 

China Post

Study: 2.7 million European Union workers can't afford heat...

BRUSSELS (AP) — Almost 3 million European Union workers can't afford to heat their homes amid a rise in energy prices, according to a labor organization's study released Wednesday. The European Trade Union Confederation, which represents 45 ...

 2021-09-22 12:51 

Taiwan News

Ukraine: Presidential aide targeted in assassination attempt...

Ukraine: Presidential aide targeted in assassination attempt | 2021-09-22 08:51:00...

 2021-09-22 12:47 

Central News Agency

Taiwan begins rollout of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 22 (CNA) Taiwan began its rollout of the Pfizer-BioNTech (BNT) COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday, with students in five cities and counties receiving their first dose....

 2021-09-22 12:42 

The Mainichi

Japan court rules in favor of Sri Lankans over rights to fair trial...
 2021-09-22 12:42 

The Mainichi

Quad leaders to oppose attempts to change status quo in E. China Sea...
 2021-09-22 12:42 

The Mainichi

Sumo: Terunofuji outwrestles Takayasu to stay 1 win clear on Day 11...
 2021-09-22 12:35 

KBS World

S. Korea, US to Hold 20th KIDD Next Week...

[Politics] : Defense ministry officials of South Korea and the U.S. will hold a regular bilateral dialogue next week to discuss pending issues. The Defense Ministry in Seoul said the 20th Korea-U.S. Integrated Defense Dialogue(KIDD) will be held in Seoul ...

 2021-09-22 12:33 

South China Morning Post

Two-thirds of Hong Kong secondary school students say English classes left them unprepared for future...

Some two-thirds of respondents in a recent survey of Hong Kong secondary school students said the English they learned in class was not enough to meet the demands of daily life, let alone advanced study or their desired careers.The survey results, release...

 2021-09-22 12:32 

Korea Herald

Defense ministry withholds comment on N.Korea's discounting of S. Korean-made SLBM as 'clumsy product'...

The defense ministry on Thursday declined comment on North Korea's branding of South Korea's new submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) as a "clumsy product," only saying that the country has been steadily strengthening defense capabi...

 2021-09-22 12:32 

The Chosun Ilbo

Kakao Founder Loses Top Rank on Korean Rich List...

Kim Beom-su, the founder of mobile giant Kakao, is no longer the richest person in Korea after his stock holdings tanked amid intensive scrutiny of its business practices by the anti-trust watchdog. Kim's net worth totaled US$10.6 billion on Bloomberg...

 2021-09-22 12:32 

Central News Agency

ADB upgrades forecast for Taiwan's 2021 GDP growth to 6.2% - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 22 (CNA) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Wednesday raised its forecast for Taiwan's 2021 gross domestic product growth to 6.2 percent, saying that the country's economic momentum is expected to continue into the second half of th...

 2021-09-22 12:31 

China Post

Croatian police identify woman found with memory loss...

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatian police said Wednesday they have established the identity of a woman who was found in a remote area on a northern Adriatic island with no recollection of who she is or where she came from. The police identified the wom...

 2021-09-22 12:31 

China Post

N Ireland police arrest 2 more men over murder of journalist...

LONDON (AP) — Police in Northern Ireland arrested two more men Wednesday over the murder of Lyra McKee, a journalist shot dead while covering a riot in Londonderry in 2019. The Police Service Northern Ireland (PSNI) said the men, aged 24 and 29, wer...

 2021-09-22 12:31 

China Post

'The future is raising its voice': A dire mood at UN meeting...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Racism, climate change and worsening divisions among nations and cultures topped the agenda Wednesday as leaders from China to Costa Rica, from Finland to Turkey to the United Nations itself outlined reasons why the world isn&#...

 2021-09-22 12:31 

Taiwan News

China's Evergrande reaches deal on key bond payment...

China's Evergrande reaches deal on key bond payment | 2021-09-22 08:31:00...

 2021-09-22 12:30 

South China Morning Post

China vs US: beneath the surface of the submarine technology gap...

As the US deepens its security focus on the Indo-Pacific region, it has focused on keeping its edge underwater over rivals such as China.This includes its plans to share nuclear-powered submarine technology with Australia as part of a new trilateral defen...

 2021-09-22 12:29 

Yonhap News

S. Korean series 'Squid Game' tops U.S. chart on Netflix...

SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Yonhap) -- Netflix's original Korean series...

 2021-09-22 12:29 

South China Morning Post

Denmark defends US in nuclear submarine row with France, says Biden 'very loyal' to Europe...

Denmark, one of Washington's closest allies in Europe, disagrees with French and EU criticism of the United States over a nuclear submarine deal with Australia, Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said on Wednesday.Frederiksen defended President Joe Bide...

 2021-09-22 12:28 

Ecns.cn

EU leaders express dismay at AUKUS deal, demand clarifications...

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has described as "unacceptable4; the way France was treated by Australia, Britain and the United States in their newly established security partnership AUKUS....

 2021-09-22 12:26 

KBS World

Justice Minister: Suspicions Surrounding Gyeonggi Gov. Must be Addressed Swiftly...

[Politics] : Justice Minister Park Beom-kye said he believes suspicions surrounding a development project pursued by presidential contender and Gyeonggi Province Gov. Lee Jae-myung several years ago should be swiftly addressed. Park made the remark on his...

 2021-09-22 12:25 

Japan Times

All but one of the LDP's leadership candidates back proposed children's agency...

Only former internal affairs minister Sanae Takaichi failed to take a clear position on the issue on Wednesday....

 2021-09-22 12:21 

NHK

'Haruki Murakami Library' to open next month...

Japanese novelist Murakami Haruki has expressed hope that a facility showcasing materials he has donated to his alma mater in Tokyo will serve as a new cultural hub of the university....

 2021-09-22 12:20 

The Asahi Shimbun

China’s overseas coal power retreat could wipe out $50 billion of investment | The Asahi Shimbun: Breaking News, Japan News and Analysis...

SHANGHAI/SINGAPORE--China's pledge to stop building coal-fired power plants overseas could cull $50 billion of investment as it slashes future carbon emissions, analysts said, although Beijing's own domestic coal program is still propping up the d...

 2021-09-22 12:17 

Ecns.cn

UN refugee chief voices shock at images of deplorable conditions at U.S. border...

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi on Tuesday issued a statement on conditions and expulsions at U.S. border in Del Rio of Texas, saying that he was shocked by images of the deplorable conditions there....

 2021-09-22 12:17 

Ecns.cn

Biden promises 'relentless diplomacy in UN debut amid rift with allies...

U.S. President Joe Biden said in a speech at the United Nations on Tuesday that the United States is opening a new chapter of diplomacy after ending the two-decade Afghan war....

 2021-09-22 12:16 

South China Morning Post

Malaysia plans China consultations as anxiety simmers over Aukus defence pact...

Malaysia's defence minister Hishammuddin Hussein on Wednesday said he planned to visit China soon to hold consultations with counterparts there about the Aukus defence pact.The out-of-the-blue plan for a visit signalled anxiety in Kuala Lumpur and acr...

 2021-09-22 12:16 

Central News Agency

Taiwan develops method of making canned silkworm pupae cat food - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 22 (CNA) An agricultural research agency in Miaoli County has created a new technique for developing Taiwan's first canned cat food made from silkworm pupae which helps prevent the growth of harmful intestinal bacteria and reportedly eli...

 2021-09-22 12:14 

The Chosun Ilbo

Moon Repeats Call to Declare End to Korean War...

President Moon Jae-in on Monday reiterated a call to formally end the Korean War even as North Korea is restarting production of weapons-grade nuclear materials. "I propose that three parties of the two Koreas and the U.S., or four parties of the two ...

 2021-09-22 12:10 

Nikkei Asian Review

BOJ eyes LDP race as hawkish outlier Takaichi gains strength...

TOKYO -- As Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party prepares to elect next week a new leader -- who will also become the next prime minister -- the Ba...

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