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 2021-09-22 09:29 

The Chosun Ilbo

Korea's Home Price Rise Ranks 31st Among 55 Countries...

Around the world, home prices have been rising at a record clip since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. A survey of 55 countries shows the increase in Korea in the second quarter of this year ranked 31st in the world. According to the Global House Pr...

 2021-09-22 09:29 

Yonhap News

S. Korea to receive 1 mln doses of Pfizer vaccine from Britain in swap deal...

SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korea will receive 1 million doses of Pfizer's COVI......

 2021-09-22 09:28 

The Chosun Ilbo

Netflix's Korean series 'Squid Game' Ranks 1st on U.S. Top 10 TV Show List...

Netflix's Korean series "Squid Game" has topped the most watched TV shows in the U.S., becoming the first Korean drama to reach the milestone on the streaming platform. The thriller, which features actor Lee Jung-jae, became the service's ...

 2021-09-22 09:28 

Japan Times

Tokyo stocks extend losses as caution prevails...

The outcome of the U.S. Federal Reserve's policy meeting and the possible collapse of the Chinese real estate conglomerate Evergrande Group has given Tokyo investors ......

 2021-09-22 09:27 

KBS World

Pentagon: US Open to Discussion of War-Ending Declaration...

[International] : The U.S. Department of Defense said that the United States is open to discussing a possible declaration of an end to the Korean War. Pentagon spokesperson John Kirby issued the position on Wednesday when asked about South Korean Presiden...

 2021-09-22 09:27 

South China Morning Post

China halts new coal-fired power plants abroad in boost for climate action...

Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday that China would stop building new coal-fired power plants abroad, marking a historic shift away from the fossil fuel before the United Nations climate summit in November."China will step up support for oth...

 2021-09-22 09:22 

The Chosun Ilbo

Biden Approves 500 Million More COVID Vaccine Doses for Developing Countries...

Half a billion more doses of vaccine are headed from the U.S. to the rest of the world -- or, as President Joe Biden put it Wednesday as he convened a summit to tackle the global pandemic: For every shot given to an American, Americans are giving three sh...

 2021-09-22 09:22 

KBS World

Moon Awards Medals to Independence Fighters in Hawaii...

[Politics] : President Moon Jae-in awarded posthumous medals to two Korean immigrants in Hawaii in recognition of their independence activities during Japan's colonial rule of Korea.The president on Wednesday bestowed the Order of Merit for National F...

 2021-09-22 09:20 

Nikkei Asian Review

Iran joy at U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan fades quickly...

TEHRAN -- Iran's delight at the U.S. military exit from Afghanistan has given way to dilemmas over how to handle the Taliban regime and the prospect o...

 2021-09-22 09:20 

Nikkei Asian Review

China goes on an intellectual property offensive...

TOKYO -- Foreign businesses in China are becoming key targets in a growing number of intellectual property lawsuits filed by Chinese companies. Enhanc...

 2021-09-22 09:20 

Nikkei Asian Review

Evergrande's bond payment promise eases stock market jitters...

SHANGHAI -- A surprise announcement that troubled property developer China Evergrande will make a key bond payment on time this week helped sooth jitt...

 2021-09-22 09:20 

The Chosun Ilbo

Canada's New Trudeau Government Faces Old Policy Challenges...

This week's Canadian election, returning Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to power with another minority government, has done little to shift the balance of power at home but has put sharper edges on several of the nation's ongoing foreign policy deb...

 2021-09-22 09:20 

Korea Joongang Daily

Seoul to stop subsidizing small apartment solar panels...

The Seoul Metropolitan Government said Wednesday that it will suspend subsidies for the small personal solar panels installed on the railings outside apartments from next year....

 2021-09-22 09:20 

Korea Joongang Daily

Vaccine diplomacy tops the agenda during president's New York visit...

President Moon Jae-in redoubled his efforts to make Korea a global hub for Covid-19 vaccine production with an intense round vaccine diplomacy during his trip to the United States for the UN General Assembly....

 2021-09-22 09:20 

Korea Joongang Daily

Moon repeats call for declaration to end Korean War at UN...

President Moon Jae-in proposed that the two Koreas, the United States, and possibly China, formally declare an end to the 1950-53 Korean War in his address to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday....

 2021-09-22 09:20 

The Chosun Ilbo

U.S., China Unveil Separate Big Steps to Fight Climate Change...

The two biggest economies and largest carbon polluters in the world announced separate financial attacks on climate change Tuesday. Chinese President Xi Jinping said his country will no longer fund coal-fired power plants abroad, surprising the world on c...

 2021-09-22 09:15 

Japan Times

China's overseas coal power retreat could wipe out $50 billion in investment...

Xi Jinping has promised to "strictly control" new domestic coal power capacity from 2021 to 2025, but China won't begin reducing consumption until 2026....

 2021-09-22 09:13 

The Chosun Ilbo

Lava Continues to Bear Down on Spain's Canary Island...

Lava continued to bear down Wednesday on La Palma, one of the Spanish Canary Islands, as residents fled following Sunday's volcanic eruption. More than 6,800 people have been evacuated from the island, one of the archipelago's smaller and least po...

 2021-09-22 09:12 

The Chosun Ilbo

U.S. Panel to Vote on Eligibility Criteria for Pfizer Booster Shots...

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it may vote as soon as Thursday on which group of Americans will be eligible to receive Pfizer-BioNTech booster shots.A CDC panel met Wednesday to discuss who should be first in line to receive boos...

 2021-09-22 09:12 

South China Morning Post

Donald Trump sues niece Mary Trump, New York Times over tax records story...

Former US president Donald Trump on Tuesday filed a US$100 million lawsuit against his estranged niece Mary Trump and The New York Times, alleging they engaged in "an insidious plot" to obtain his tax returns for the paper's Pulitzer Prize-win...

 2021-09-22 09:10 

The Chosun Ilbo

To remove water stains from a sink...

To remove water stains from a sink, clean it with a mixture of water and citric acid....

 2021-09-22 09:10 

The Asahi Shimbun

U.S. lifts final restrictions on food imports from Japan | The Asahi Shimbun: Breaking News, Japan News and Analysis...

The United States lifted all restrictions on imports of Japanese food products while the European Union will ease similar rules imposed after the 2011 nuclear disaster in Fukushima Prefecture....

 2021-09-22 09:06 

Central News Agency

TRA's vintage 'blue trains' to resume operations on Oct. 23 - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 22 (CNA) The Taiwan Railways Administration's blue-colored, diesel-powered trains, which were retired last December after Taiwan's railway system went fully electric, will resume service on Oct. 23 for sightseeing purposes, a travel ...

 2021-09-22 09:05 

Yonhap News

Yoon says he will request redeployment of U.S. tactical nukes in case of emergency...

SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Yonhap) -- Yoon Seok-youl, the leading opposition presidential contender,......

 2021-09-22 09:00 

South China Morning Post

In India, calls for a caste census grow as more seek to benefit from affirmative action policies...

Delhi-based journalist Meena Kotwal knows all about how the ancient prejudices surrounding caste continue to affect the lives of people in modern India.The 32-year-old, who runs a YouTube channel called The Mooknayak, or "leader of the voiceless",...

 2021-09-22 09:00 

South China Morning Post

China sees slower R&D growth in 2020 as government spending on science and technology fell amid the Covid-19 pandemic...

Research and development spending made up a record 2.4 per cent of China's economy in 2020, according to government statistics, moving closer to levels of R&D intensity in other advanced economies as spending slowed down as a result of interruptions f...

 2021-09-22 09:00 

South China Morning Post

Ice-age children's handprints found in India could be some of world's oldest art...

Fossilised handprints of children from nearly 200,000 years ago were discovered in India and believed to be some of the world's oldest art providing evidence of the earliest human ancestors from the ice age.The impressions, likely of squished hands an...

 2021-09-22 08:45 

Japan Times

Ex-Japan Life Chairman Takayoshi Yamaguchi pleads guilty to fraud...

In the first hearing of his trial at Tokyo District Court, Yamaguchi, 79, apologized for his actions....

 2021-09-22 08:42 

The Mainichi

White House faces bipartisan backlash on Haitian migrants...
 2021-09-22 08:42 

The Mainichi

Soccer: Takumi Minamino nets brace for Liverpool in cup win over Norwich...
 2021-09-22 08:42 

The Mainichi

Tokyo records 537 more COVID-19 cases on Sept. 22 2021/9/22...
 2021-09-22 08:42 

The Mainichi

Teacher fired for physically, verbally abusing students at west Japan elementary school 2021/9/22...
 2021-09-22 08:42 

The Mainichi

ADB: Asia below pre-pandemic levels as variants slow rebound...
 2021-09-22 08:42 

The Mainichi

Tokyo stocks sink as investors cautiously await Fed meeting outcome...
 2021-09-22 08:42 

The Mainichi

How 'atmosphere' can change Japanese public's view on politics: ex-finance minister 2021/9/22...
 2021-09-22 08:42 

The Mainichi

Why have new COVID cases declined so quickly in Japan, and why is caution needed?...
 2021-09-22 08:38 

Central News Agency

Taiwan shares dive below 17,000 points amid U.S. volatility - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 21 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan took a beating Wednesday after the long Mid-Autumn Festival weekend, as investors were unnerved by the heavy losses on the United States markets in recent sessions, dealers said....

 2021-09-22 08:37 

South China Morning Post

Rumours over excavator at Beijing's Forbidden City highlight mystique surrounding massive, mostly-lost Yongle encyclopaedia...

A construction project near Beijing's Forbidden City forced authorities to publicly debunk rumours that they had discovered one of China's most famous lost artefacts.Last week, an excavator was spotted outside the Dong Hua Gate at night, sparking ...

 2021-09-22 08:31 

China Post

Eruption on Spanish island could last 3 months, experts say...

EL PASO, Canary Islands (AP) — The volcanic eruption on a Spanish island and its aftermath could last for up to 84 days, experts said Wednesday. The Canary Island Volcanology Institute said it based its calculation on the length of previous eruption...

 2021-09-22 08:30 

Japan Times

COVID-19 tracker: Tokyo reports 537 new cases, down from 1,052 a week before...

The seven-day average of new cases in Tokyo though Wednesday came to 590.3, compared with 1,132 a week before....

 2021-09-22 08:28 

Japan Times

German auto giants place their bets on the underdog: hydrogen cars...

Germany is betting billions on hydrogen fuels in sectors like steel and chemicals to meet climate targets, but it could take years before any significant ......

 2021-09-22 08:25 

Nikkei Asian Review

Japan flying car startup looks to Osaka to help it take off...

TOKYO -- A Japanese flying car startup is eager to gain credibility with the public for its sci-fi-like mobility system by forging close ties with loc...

 2021-09-22 08:25 

Nikkei Asian Review

Helping the Taliban but not Myanmar detrimental to Western interests...

Brahma Chellaney is a geostrategist and author of nine books, including...

 2021-09-22 08:25 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kim Hyo-joo jumps to No. 5 after Se Ri Pak Invitational win...

Kim Hyo-joo won the OKSavingsBank Se Ri Pak Invitational at Sejong Silkriver in Sejong, Cheongju on Sunday, a result that landed herself at No. 5 in the world on the Rolex ranking....

 2021-09-22 08:25 

RTHK News

Shanghai market back from holiday with gains...

Mainland Chinese stocks rose Wednesday as they reopened after an extended weekend, with traders welcoming news that troubled property developer Evergr......

 2021-09-22 08:18 

NHK

JR East retracts plan to detect ex-convicts...

East Japan Railway Company has retracted its plan to have surveillance cameras at some of its stations use facial recognition technology to detect people with serious criminal records....

 2021-09-22 08:14 

Ecns.cn

Full text of Xi's statement at the General Debate of the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly...

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday made a statement at the general debate of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly via video. Here is the full text of the statement....

 2021-09-22 08:14 

Central News Agency

Taiwan reports seven new COVID-19 cases, third Delta variant death - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 22 (CNA) Taiwan on Wednesday recorded seven new COVID-19 cases and one death from the disease, the third fatality in the country caused by the Delta variant of the coronavirus, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC)....

 2021-09-22 08:10 

The Asahi Shimbun

VOX POPULI: Wearing a mask is not cowardice, it’s what civilized people need to do | The Asahi Shimbun: Breaking News, Japan News and Analysis...

These days, nobody goes maskless when meeting someone face to face....

 2021-09-22 08:10 

The Asahi Shimbun

Evergrande to make bond coupon payment, easing market jitters | The Asahi Shimbun: Breaking News, Japan News and Analysis...

NEW YORK/HONG KONG--China Evergrande Group's main unit said on Wednesday it would make a bond coupon payment on Sept. 23, offering some relief to jittery markets that had been on edge over fears that a default of China's No. 2 developer could ripp...

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