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 2021-07-28 02:30 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) (Olympics) Teen swimming sensation Hwang Sun-woo breaks Asian record in 100m freestyle...

(ATTN: ADDS details, photo; FIXES day in para 2) TOKYO, July 28 (Yonhap) -- South Korean......

 2021-07-28 02:28 

South China Morning Post

Man robs iconic Chaumet jewellery store in Paris, uses stand-up scooter for getaway...

An armed man using a stand-up scooter has robbed famed Parisian jeweller Chaumet in an audacious evening heist.The robber stole almost 2 million (US$2.37 million) worth of jewellery and precious stones after bursting into the shop near the Champs-Elysees ...

 2021-07-28 02:27 

Yonhap News

Seoul stocks down late Wed. morning on China uncertainties...

SEOUL, July 28 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks traded slightly lower late Wednesday mornin......

 2021-07-28 02:26 

Guangming Online

East China's Anhui braces for approaching Typhoon In-Fa...

HEFEI, July 27 -- A total of 16 cities of east China's Anhui Province have activated emergency responses in advance of the approaching Typhoon In-Fa, which is forecast to bring strong winds and continued rains to the province....

 2021-07-28 02:26 

Guangming Online

China smashes Puerto Rico in Olympic women's basketball tourney...

Li Yueru (R) of China competes during the women's preliminary round group C match of basketball between China and Puerto Rico at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Saitama, Japan, July 27, 2021....

 2021-07-28 02:26 

Guangming Online

Aerial view of Tangshan City...

Aerial photo taken on July 26, 2021 shows the Nanhu lake park in Tangshan City, north China's Hebei Province. Tangshan City in north China's Hebei Province, leaning against the Yanshan Mountains, facing the Bohai Sea, and abutting Beijing and Tian...

 2021-07-28 02:26 

Guangming Online

Chinese, Mongolian FMs hold talks on boosting bilateral ties...

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi holds talks with visiting Mongolian Foreign Minister Batmunkh Battsetseg in north China's port city of Tianjin, July 27, 2021....

 2021-07-28 02:25 

Guangming Online

Main arch of Dafaqu grand bridge of Renhuai-Zunyi expressway closes...

Aerial photo taken on July 27, 2021 shows the construction site of the Dafaqu grand bridge of Renhuai-Zunyi expressway in southwest China's Guizhou Province. The main arch of Dafaqu grand bridge successfully closed on Tuesday. The bridge, with designe...

 2021-07-28 02:25 

Guangming Online

China's Nanjing builds air-inflated labs for massive nucleic acid tests...

Three of the labs went into operation on Monday morning, and the others will be completed by the end of Tuesday.When all six labs are in use, 180,000 sample tubes can be tested daily, and if mixed sample tests are carried out, 1.8 million people can be sc...

 2021-07-28 02:25 

Guangming Online

70 pct of EU adults get at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose: von der Leyen...

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen makes a statement on the European Union (EU) Vaccines Strategy in Brussels, Belgium, July 27, 2021. Seventy percent of adults in EU have received at least one vaccine dose against COVID-19, she said on Tu...

 2021-07-28 02:22 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Koreas hold daily liaison phone call after restoring communication lines...

(ATTN: ADDS more info in last 6 paras) SEOUL, July 28 (Yonhap) -- South and North Korea......

 2021-07-28 02:20 

Yonhap News

Military reports 4 more COVID-19 cases across nation...

SEOUL, July 28 (Yonhap) -- Three soldiers and a civilian worker for the Army tested positi......

 2021-07-28 02:18 

Japan Times

'Can't help but cheer': Some in Japan warm to Olympics...

In Tokyo's Odaiba area, hundreds of people defied authorities and the rain to cheer competitors in the women's triathlon on Tuesday....

 2021-07-28 02:17 

China Post

The play-in tournament officially returning to NBA in 2022...

The NBA's play-in tournament is back for at least one more season. As expected, the league's board of governors gave approval Tuesday to the plan that would bring back the event in April 2022. The format will be the same as it was this past season...

 2021-07-28 02:12 

South China Morning Post

Daniel Hale, leaker of America's drone secrets, sentenced to 45 months in prison...

A former intelligence analyst was sentenced to 45 months in prison for leaking secrets about the US military's drone attacks that were the basis of a powerful 2015 news expose.Daniel Everette Hale, 33, worked as a US Air Force intelligence officer dev...

 2021-07-28 02:09 

Yonhap News

Samsung launches new multifunctional cooking appliance in S. Korea...

SEOUL, July 28 (Yonhap) -- Samsung Electronics Co. on Wednesday unveiled a new multifuncti......

 2021-07-28 02:08 

Yonhap News

Hyundai E&C wins 173 bln-won airport terminal deal in Peru...

SEOUL, July 28 (Yonhap) -- Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co. said Wednesday it ha......

 2021-07-28 02:07 

Yonhap News

Minister rules out Aug. 15 presidential pardons for two jailed former leaders...

SEOUL, July 28 (Yonhap) -- Justice Minister Park Beom-kye said Wednesday it is too late fo......

 2021-07-28 02:05 

Yonhap News

The Korea Interbank Offered Rates (KORIBOR)...

SEOUL, Jul. 28 (Yonhap) -- The Korea Interbank Offered Rates (KORIBOR) as posted by Yonhap......

 2021-07-28 02:00 

Yonhap News

S. Korea maintaining stable supply of livestock products amid summer heat...

By Kang Yoon-seung SEOUL, July 28 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's agricultural ministry s......

 2021-07-28 02:00 

Yonhap News

S. Korea to allow test-run of self-driving robots on sidewalks...

By Kang Yoon-seung SEOUL, July 28 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's industry ministry said ......

 2021-07-28 01:59 

Yonhap News

South, North Korean militaries hold daily call via restored military hotline: defense ministry...

SEOUL, July 28 (Yonhap) -- South and North Korean military authorities held a daily phone ......

 2021-07-28 01:53 

China Post

Blue Jays-Red Sox rained out; split doubleheader Wednesday...

BOSTON (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays and Boston Red Sox were rained out Tuesday night by a heavy storm and rescheduled as part of a doubleheader Wednesday. The second of a four-game set between the AL East rivals was moved to a 2:10 p.m. start Wednes...

 2021-07-28 01:53 

NHK

US IT giants post strong quarterly profits...

US IT giants have posted impressive earnings for the latest quarter, as the country continues its recovery from the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-07-28 01:52 

China Post

Olympics Latest: Australia wins gold in women's, men's four...

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year's delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ MEDAL ALERT Australia has doubled its haul of Olympic rowing gold medals as the men'...

 2021-07-28 01:50 

Yonhap News

(Olympics) Teen swimming sensation Hwang Sun-woo breaks Asian record in 100m freestyle...

TOKYO, July 28 (Yonhap) -- South Korean swimmer Hwang Sun-woo set a new Asian record in th......

 2021-07-28 01:43 

Yonhap News

(Olympics) Coming off surgery, volleyball attacker responds to coach's faith in win...

TOKYO, July 28 (Yonhap) -- After the conclusion of the last professional volleyball season......

 2021-07-28 01:42 

Nikkei Asian Review

Coronavirus latest: Thailand logs daily record of 16,533 cases...

Nikkei Asia is tracking the spread of the coronavirus that was first detected in the central Chinese city of Wuhan.Cumulative global cases have reache...

 2021-07-28 01:42 

Korea Joongang Daily

Jun Hyo-seong appointed 2021 honorary hanbok ambassador...

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has appointed Jun Hyo-seong as the 2021 honorary hanbok ambassador. With the appointment, the singer and actor will wear the traditional Korean clothing at public events, promoting hanbok at home ......

 2021-07-28 01:34 

The Mainichi

Olympics: Table tennis teen star Harimoto makes surprise Tokyo exit...
 2021-07-28 01:34 

The Mainichi

Olympics: Fairytale debut gold step too far for Tokyo Games icon Osaka...
 2021-07-28 01:34 

The Mainichi

Typhoon Nepartak makes landfall in northeastern Japan 2021/7/28...
 2021-07-28 01:34 

The Mainichi

5 Rohingya die in landslide in Bangladesh refugee camp...
 2021-07-28 01:34 

The Mainichi

Bear cub burned in wildfire heals at California center...
 2021-07-28 01:34 

The Mainichi

Hello Kitty among characters featured in rice field art along north Japan railway 2021/7/28...
 2021-07-28 01:34 

The Mainichi

Organizer mishaps continue to plague cycling at Tokyo Games 2021/7/28...
 2021-07-28 01:34 

The Mainichi

Man pleads guilty to 4 Asian spa killings, sentenced to life...
 2021-07-28 01:34 

The Mainichi

Will it be possible to ride flying cars in Japan by 2025? Safety, eliminating anxiety key...
 2021-07-28 01:27 

Japan Times

A pandemic-weary world is facing a distressing reality check...

Around the globe, people and governments are finding out that COVID-19 won't be thrashed into extinction, but is more likely to enter a long, endemic ......

 2021-07-28 01:23 

NHK

Suspected heatstroke patients surge in Japan...

More than 8,100 people were taken to hospitals across Japan with apparent heatstroke last week. The number was nearly twice as high as the week before....

 2021-07-28 01:21 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Finance chief warns of housing bubble as interest rate hike looms...

(ATTN: UPDATES with more details in paras 10-13)By Kim Eun-jung SEOUL, July 28 (Yonhap) ......

 2021-07-28 01:20 

Yonhap News

(Olympics) Rust, improving competition conspire to keep S. Korea off top of taekwondo podium...

By Yoo Jee-ho CHIBA, Japan, July 28 (Yonhap) -- Increasing parity in taekwondo is ultima......

 2021-07-28 01:17 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) LG Display swings to black in Q2 on rising panel prices, OLED biz...

(ATTN: RECASTS throughout with details; CHANGES headline; ADDS photo) SEOUL, July 28 (Yo......

 2021-07-28 01:17 

China Post

The Latest: Nevada orders indoor mask use for its cities...

LAS VEGAS — Nevada officials are re-imposing a mask mandate for indoor public spaces in the state's cities in an effort to stem the spread of the coronavirus amid a rise in cases and hospitalizations not seen since before the arrival of vaccines...

 2021-07-28 01:17 

Central News Agency

U.S. dollar down in Taipei trading - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, July 28 (CNA) The U.S. dollar was traded at NT$28.040 at 10 a.m. Wednesday on the Taipei Foreign Exchange, down NT$0.015 from the previous close....

 2021-07-28 01:14 

Central News Agency

Taiwan headline news - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, July 28 (CNA) The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Wednesday are as follows:...

 2021-07-28 01:13 

China Post

Olympics Latest: Romania wins women's double sculls...

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year's delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ MEDAL ALERT Romania's Ancuta Bodnar and Simona Radis have won the first rowing gold ...

 2021-07-28 01:13 

China Post

Organizer mishaps continue to plague cycling at Tokyo Games...

IZU, Japan (AP) — Officials at Fuji International Speedway apologized to the Dutch team after world time trial champion Anna van der Breggen was pulled from her bike by security during a recon of the Olympic course for Wednesday's race against t...

 2021-07-28 01:13 

China Post

Nats star Turner tests positive for COVID-19, exits game...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Washington Nationals shortstop Trea Turner left Tuesday night's game against the Philadelphia Phillies in the first inning after testing positive for COVID-19. Turner, who entered batting .320 with 18 home runs and 49 RBIs, s...

 2021-07-28 01:10 

China Post

Smoke fouls air as fires, heat hammer northern Rockies...

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Record-breaking heat hammered the northern Rockies on Tuesday and smoke from dozens of large wildfires drove pollution to unhealthy levels — a grim but increasingly familiar situation for a region racked by drought. Unhe...

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