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 2021-10-18 01:07 

South China Morning Post

China can 'contain' economic, financial risks posed by Evergrande crisis, central bank chief says...

People's Bank of China (PBOC) governor Yi Gang said authorities can contain risks posed to the Chinese economy and financial system from the struggles of China Evergrande Group.The property developer's trouble "casts a little bit of concern,&#...

 2021-10-18 01:06 

Korea Joongang Daily

[THINK ENGLISH] 한국, 손흥민 골에도 숙적 이란과 1-1 힘든 무승부...

The Korean national football team held Iran to a 1-1 draw at Azadi Stadium in Tehran on Tuesday, walking away with one point from what was set to be the most challenging matchup of the third round of qualifiers for the 2022 Qatar World Cup....

 2021-10-18 01:03 

The Mainichi

In quiet debut, Alzheimer's drug finds questions, skepticism...
 2021-10-18 01:03 

The Mainichi

Whale neurons unveil risk of environmental pollution: Japan-led research 2021/10/18...
 2021-10-18 01:03 

The Mainichi

2 arrested in Athens for protesting Beijing Olympics...
 2021-10-18 01:02 

Yonhap News

New virus cases hit 3-month low; eased rules on private gatherings in force...

SEOUL, Oct. 18 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's daily coronavirus cases dropped to the lowes......

 2021-10-18 01:00 

South China Morning Post

'Apolitical' Hong Kong barristers emerge as possible candidates to run Bar Association, thaw frosty relations with Beijing...

At least three senior Hong Kong barristers regarded as low profile and uncontroversial have emerged as possible candidates to lead the Bar Association, which has incurred the wrath of Beijing for being too political.Legal sources told the Post that senior...

 2021-10-18 01:00 

Japan Times

It's hard to get your voice heard in a Japanese election...

Ten years ago, a British resident grabbed the mic from a Japanese politician. What would you say if you had that moment in the spotlight?...

 2021-10-18 00:58 

NHK

Japanese automakers bolstering EV production...

Japanese automakers are retooling their factories to meet growing demand for electric vehicles. They are changing production facilities so that EVs and gas-powered cars can be rolled out from the same assembly line....

 2021-10-18 00:53 

China Post

Ex-grad assistant Noland set to start at QB for Gamecocks...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former graduate assistant coach Zeb Noland is set to start at quarterback for South Carolina against No. 17 Texas A&M on Saturday. Gamecocks coach Shane Beamer said Sunday night starter Luke Doty re-injured his foot in a 21-20 ...

 2021-10-18 00:53 

China Post

Raiders begin post-Jon Gruden era with 34-24 win at Denver...

DENVER (AP) — Derek Carr sliced up the Denver defense for 341 yards and two touchdowns, Maxx Crosby made three sacks and the Las Vegas Raiders started the post-Jon Gruden era with a 34-24 thrashing of the bewildered Broncos on Sunday. The Raiders (4...

 2021-10-18 00:53 

China Post

Chris Tierney scores twice, Senators beat Stars 3-2...

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Chris Tierney scored on two second-period power plays and Filip Gustavsson made 32 saves in the Ottawa Senators' 3-2 victory over the Dallas Stars on Sunday night. Nick Paul also scored for Ottawa and Connor Brown had thre...

 2021-10-18 00:52 

China Post

McIlroy pulls away to win CJ Cup at Summit in Las Vegas...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Rory McIlroy capped off a big weekend in Las Vegas on Sunday by surging past Rickie Fowler and holding off Collin Morikawa to win the CJ Cup at Summit for his 20th PGA Tour title. McIlroy seized control with a 35-foot eagle putt fro...

 2021-10-18 00:52 

China Post

Prescott TD pass lifts Cowboys to 35-29 OT win over Pats...

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Dak Prescott threw 35-yard touchdown pass to CeeDee Lamb in overtime, and the Dallas Cowboys survived a wild finish to beat New England 35-29 on Sunday, their first win over Bill Belichick's Patriots. Dallas hadn't w...

 2021-10-18 00:45 

Yonhap News

S. Korea to start deploying new hand-held mine detector next year...

SEOUL, Oct. 18 (Yonhap) -- South Korea plans to start deploying a new military mine detect......

 2021-10-18 00:33 

Yonhap News

Seoul stocks open lower on profit-taking...

SEOUL, Oct. 18 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks opened lower Monday as investors attempted ......

 2021-10-18 00:32 

Yonhap News

(URGENT) 1,437 more patients released from coronavirus treatment, total now at 311,781: KDCA...
 2021-10-18 00:32 

Yonhap News

(URGENT) S. Korea reports 8 additional coronavirus deaths, total now at 2,668: KDCA...
 2021-10-18 00:31 

Yonhap News

(URGENT) S. Korea reports 1,050 new COVID-19 cases, total now at 343,445: KDCA...
 2021-10-18 00:30 

South China Morning Post

'Heaven on Earth': Singapore's Vietnamese refugee camp at Hawkins Road remembered...

When Derrick Nguyen moved to Singapore 10 years ago, it was as if he had come full circle. The American chiropractic business owner had lived in a refugee camp in the city state for five months from 1979 to 1980, after his family fled Vietnam in the years...

 2021-10-18 00:30 

Japan Times

From the 'pink tax' to political representation, readers sound off on the status of women in Japan...

Students from the American School in Tokyo write in to express their concerns on where Japan stands when it comes to participation by women....

 2021-10-18 00:23 

Yonhap News

'Venom 2' tops 1 mln admissions on its first week in South Korea...

SEOUL, Oct. 18 (Yonhap) --...

 2021-10-18 00:14 

Yonhap News

S. Korea to actively respond to U.S. info-sharing request on chipmakers: minister...

SEOUL, Oct. 18 (Yonhap) -- South Korean Finance Minister Hong Nam-ki said Monday the count......

 2021-10-18 00:13 

Yonhap News

Lee to appear at parliamentary audit amid snowballing development corruption scandal...

Lee Haye-ah SEOUL, Oct. 18 (Yonhap) -- Gyeonggi Gov. Lee Jae-myung, the presidential nom......

 2021-10-18 00:13 

Central News Agency

Taiwan shares open higher - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 18 (CNA) The Taiwan Stock Exchange's main index opened up 35.75 points at 16,816.94 Monday on turnover of NT$5.34 billion (US$190.61 million).(By Elizabeth Hsu)Enditem...

 2021-10-18 00:08 

Yonhap News

Major tour agencies forecast to swing to profit in 2022...

SEOUL, Oct. 18 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's major travel agencies are expected to recove......

 2021-10-18 00:04 

China Post

Jill Biden surprises her South Carolina 'prayer partner'...

WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Jill Biden on Sunday returned to the South Carolina Baptist church where she says she began to repair her relationship with God following her son's death from brain cancer six years ago. The first lady quietly flew to ...

 2021-10-18 00:03 

China Post

Nun imprisoned over peace activism, Megan Rice, dies at 91...

ROSEMONT, Penn. (AP) — Megan Rice, a nun and Catholic peace activist who spent two years in federal prison while in her 80s after breaking into a government security complex to protest nuclear weapons, has died. She was 91. Rice died of congestive h...

 2021-10-18 00:01 

Yonhap News

KOSDAQ 992.57 UP 2.03 points (open)...
 2021-10-18 00:01 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 3,017.48 UP 2.42 points (open)...
 2021-10-18 00:00 

Yonhap News

Dollar opens at 1,183.0 won UP from 1,182.4 won...
 2021-10-17 23:55 

Yonhap News

S. Korea to soon decide whether to join CPTPP: finance minister...

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17 (Yonhap) -- South Korea plans to decide whether to join a mega Asia-Pa......

 2021-10-17 23:54 

China Post

Cousins throws TD pass in OT; Vikings beat Panthers 34-28...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — So much for the Minnesota Vikings' second-half scoring woes. Kirk Cousins threw for 373 yards and three touchdowns against the league's top-ranked pass defense, including a 27-yard touchdown pass to K.J. Osborn on the ...

 2021-10-17 23:54 

China Post

Hilton's inspiring speech, big plays help Colts rebound...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Four-time Pro Bowl receiver T.Y. Hilton used Saturday to provide some inspirational words for his teammates. He talked about what he'd endured since undergoing neck surgery this summer; how he felt about missing this season&#...

 2021-10-17 23:53 

China Post

Murray throws 4 TD passes, unbeaten Cardinals batter Browns...

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kyler Murray threw four touchdown passes as the Arizona Cardinals remained the NFL's only unbeaten team and continued their best start since 1974 — without coach Kliff Kingsbury on Sunday — with a 37-14 win over the ...

 2021-10-17 23:53 

China Post

Led by Kupp, Rams' wide receivers opening eyes around NFL...

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Cooper Kupp and Robert Woods were among the NFL's top receivers the past few seasons, and they seemingly are getting better with Matthew Stafford at quarterback. Kupp, who has been the primary target for Stafford sin...

 2021-10-17 23:53 

China Post

LSU, football coach Ed Orgeron to part ways at end of season...

LSU and coach Ed Orgeron have agreed to part ways after this season, 21 months after he led the Tigers to a national championship with what is considered one of the greatest teams in college football history. "We have very high standards for all of ou...

 2021-10-17 23:53 

China Post

Coach Mike Zimmer wants Vikings to find a 'killer instict'...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said he wants his team to find a killer instinct. For now, he's happy to settle for another win. The Vikings (3-3) squandered an 11-point lead in the final 4:41 of regulation, then got a...

 2021-10-17 23:53 

China Post

LEADING OFF: ALCS resumes at Fenway, NLCS shifts to LA...

A look at what's happening around the majors Monday: ___ SHIPPING UP TO BOSTON After allowing 12 runs in two starts against Houston during the regular season, Eduardo Rodriguez is scheduled to start Game 3 at Fenway Park against the Astros and Jos Urq...

 2021-10-17 23:52 

China Post

Badosa outlasts Azarenka to win Indian Wells in her debut...

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Paula Badosa edged Victoria Azarenka 7-6 (5), 2-6, 7-6 (2) on Sunday to win the BNP Paribas Open in her debut in the Southern California desert, where the tournament returned after a 2 1/2-year absence because of the coro...

 2021-10-17 23:52 

China Post

The Latest: Pats-Cowboys becomes NFL's 10th OT game...

The Latest on Week 6 in the NFL (all times EDT): 7:40 p.m. For the fourth time this season there have been two overtimes in a week. The Cowboys and Patriots headed to OT tied at 29 after Minnesota beat Carolina 34-28 in extra time earlier Sunday. This is ...

 2021-10-17 23:31 

China Post

Harris to discuss drought, climate change at Lake Mead...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris on Monday will highlight the problems caused by Western drought as she visits Lake Mead in Nevada and makes the case for the Biden administration's infrastructure and climate change proposals that h...

 2021-10-17 23:25 

Yonhap News

Key suspect in corruption-laden development scandal detained upon return from U.S....

By Chang Dong-woo SEOUL, Oct. 18 (Yonhap) -- A key partner in a corruption-laden urban d......

 2021-10-17 23:03 

The Mainichi

Fact Check: Rumors ex-PM Abe a major shareholder in Japan vote-counting machine firm false...
 2021-10-17 23:03 

The Mainichi

What Japan's politicians don't see: How COVID failures tore apart a family in Tokyo 2021/10/18...
 2021-10-17 23:03 

The Mainichi

Bill Clinton released from Southern California hospital...
 2021-10-17 23:00 

South China Morning Post

Book slammed for glorifying foreign invasion of China in early 1900s 'snapped up by readers' in Hong Kong...

A book pro-Beijing media and lawmakers have attacked for saying it was right for foreign powers to take military action against China during the early 1900s has been snapped up by readers, according to employees of a retail bookstore chain in Hong Kong.Al...

 2021-10-17 23:00 

Japan Times

The British spy behind the rise in Japan's naval air power leading up to World War II...

William Sempill's mission to Japan 100 years ago led to intelligence leaks that some believe were partly to blame for Japan's audacious attack on Pearl ......

 2021-10-17 22:53 

China Post

'They love it when I go crazy': Mathieu, defense lift Chiefs...

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Kansas City Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu sat on the sideline, shaking his head, yelling, punching his left palm with his right fist. His club had just allowed Washington to convert on a third-and-16 play, then score on a 39-yard...

 2021-10-17 22:53 

China Post

Alexis DeJoria wins at NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals...

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Alexis DeJoria powered to her first Funny Car victory in more than four years Sunday in the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway. DeJoria beat J.R. Todd with a 3.921-second run at 327.66 mph in a Toyota Camry for he...

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