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 2021-09-23 10:44 

The Mainichi

Editorial: Work needed to fulfill Biden's 'not seeking a new Cold War' pledge in UN speech...
 2021-09-23 10:43 

South China Morning Post

Hong Kong man jailed for over 10 years after repeatedly raping, assaulting girlfriend's teenage daughter...

A Hong Kong man has been jailed for more than 10 years for repeatedly raping and assaulting his girlfriend's teenage daughter over a two-year period.The High Court heard the 42-year-old stockkeeper, who cannot be named for legal reasons, twice raped t...

 2021-09-23 10:41 

Korea Herald

S. Korea to provide up to W10b for civilian aid projects for N. Korea...

South Korea decided Friday to provide up to 10 billion won ($8.5 million) to help civilian organizations carry out aid projects for North Korean people facing urgent humanitarian needs amid the global coronavirus pandemic, the unification ministry sa...

 2021-09-23 10:40 

Taiwan News

Bluetooth Headsets Market Is Expected To Flourish In The Coming Years Market.us Research Study...

Bluetooth Headsets Market Is Expected To Flourish In The Coming Years Market.us Research Study | 2021-09-23 06:40:57...

 2021-09-23 10:38 

Japan Times

Meisei stuns Terunofuji as yokozuna suffers second loss...

The loss prevented Terunofuji from taking a two-win lead with three days remaining in the 15-day event at Tokyo's Ryogoku Kokugikan....

 2021-09-23 10:36 

The Asahi Shimbun

TEPCO reports lack of risk awareness, safety at Niigata plant | The Asahi Shimbun: Breaking News, Japan News and Analysis...

A report submitted Sept. 22 by Tokyo Electric Power Co. to the Nuclear Regulation Authority all but admitted that the utility was not fit to implement safety and other measures required to operate a nuclear power plant....

 2021-09-23 10:32 

Korea Herald

Seoul stocks open higher as China Evergrande fears ease...

South Korean stocks opened higher Friday on overnight US rebound that stemmed from easing fears over China Evergrande Group's debt crisis. The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) rose 11.37 points, or 0.36 percent, to 3,138.95 point...

 2021-09-23 10:32 

China Post

Dad of 3 girls killed in New Zealand says he's forgiven wife...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The father of three young girls who were killed last week in New Zealand said Thursday his precious angels had been ripped away from him in a loss he would carry with him for the rest of his life. But orthopedic surgeo...

 2021-09-23 10:31 

China Post

Pence hopeful the Supreme Court will restrict abortion in US...

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Former U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said Thursday that he is hopeful the new conservative majority on the Supreme Court created during his and President Donald Trump's administration will soon overturn abortion rights ...

 2021-09-23 10:31 

China Post

Danes side with US against French criticism of defense deal...

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark is siding with the United States in the dispute with its fellow EU member France over a major Indo-Pacific defense deal. Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said in a newspaper interview that she wants to warn against...

 2021-09-23 10:31 

China Post

Fears of contagion from Chinese builder's debt problems ease...

BEIJING (AP) — Fears that a Chinese real estate developer's possible default on multibillion-dollar debts might send shockwaves through global financial markets appeared to ease Thursday as creditors waited to see how much they might recover. Sh...

 2021-09-23 10:30 

South China Morning Post

From Malaysia to the Philippines, what are the most serious terror threats in Southeast Asia 20 years after 9/11?...

A senior Malaysian counterterrorism official has warned that religious and ethnically motivated violent extremism is the most significant terrorism-related danger the country faces, while Indonesia, the Philippines and Singapore are most concerned by grou...

 2021-09-23 10:28 

Korea Herald

USFK makes public Teak Knife surgical strike drill amid NK military moves...

The US military in South Korea conducted a surgical strike drill simulating targeted attacks on major North Korean facilities, officials said Friday, amid tensions on the Korean Peninsula over the North's missiles launches. The Exercise Teak Knife w...

 2021-09-23 10:23 

Korea Herald

S. Korea, UAE hold atomic energy cooperation talks...

South Korea and the United Arab Emirates have held bilateral working-level talks in Abu Dhabi on ways to promote atomic energy cooperation, the foreign ministry said Friday. Park Il, the ministry's director general for nonproliferation and nu...

 2021-09-23 10:20 

Korea Herald

Top diplomats of S. Korea, Japan reconfirm differences on history...

The top diplomats of South Korea and Japan have reconfirmed differences on wartime history, but agreed to closely communicate for "future-oriented" relations during their talks on the margins of the UN General Assembly, Seoul officials said...

 2021-09-23 10:18 

Japan Times

Suga departs for 'Quad' summit in Washington...

The summit marks Suga's final overseas trip before stepping down in early October....

 2021-09-23 10:17 

Korea Herald

Corporate direct financing slips 7.9% in August...

South Korea's corporate direct financing fell 7.9 percent on month in August due to a decline in sales of bonds, data showed Friday. Local companies raised a combined 19.35 trillion won ($16.4 billion) by selling stocks and bonds in August, down 1....

 2021-09-23 10:16 

NHK

Killing over face mask rule shocks Germany...

German police have arrested a man for fatally shooting a gas station attendant in a dispute about face masks....

 2021-09-23 10:15 

Korea Joongang Daily

Four financial authority heads to meet next week...

Finance Minister Hong Nam-ki will hold a four-party meeting next week with the governor of the central bank and two chiefs of financial regulatory authorities to discuss household debt and other economic issues, officials said Thursday....

 2021-09-23 10:15 

Korea Herald

Producer prices up for 10th month in August...

South Korea's producer prices gained 0.4 percent on-month in August due to a modest rise in prices of food and energy, extending their monthly gains for the 10th straight month, central bank data showed Friday. The producer price index, a barometer...

 2021-09-23 10:15 

Korea Joongang Daily

Exports up 23 percent in first 20 days of September...

Korea's exports rose 22.9 percent on-year in the first 20 days of September on the back of robust demand for chips, petroleum products and autos, customs data showed Thursday....

 2021-09-23 10:15 

South China Morning Post

China accelerates infrastructure investment plan as Evergrande woes add to economic slowdown fears...

Infrastructure investment in telecommunication networks, satellite navigation, the industrial internet, smart logistics as well as transport will increase over the next five years, China's cabinet has announced, with Beijing vowing to stabilise the wo...

 2021-09-23 10:15 

Korea Joongang Daily

Gov't to spend ₩42.4 billion developing hydrogen trams...

Korea said Thursday it plans to invest 42.4 billion won ($35.8 million) through 2023 to develop core technologies for hydrogen-powered trams....

 2021-09-23 10:15 

Korea Joongang Daily

Quarantine rules loosened for vaccinated...

Starting Friday, fully vaccinated people will be exempted from 14-day quarantine if they are asymptomatic after coming into close contact with a Covid-19 patient....

 2021-09-23 10:15 

NHK

China opposes Taiwan's bid to join trade pact...

China has voiced its strong opposition to Taiwan's attempt to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership....

 2021-09-23 10:14 

Korea Joongang Daily

Snazzy straps...

Samsung Electronics' unveiled its Galaxy Watch 4 Classic Thom Browne edition, made in collaboration with the American fashion brand. The special edition will be available in limited quantities via a lucky draw that takes place online on Sept. 29....

 2021-09-23 10:14 

Korea Joongang Daily

Officially fall...

A scarecrow stands in the middle of a rice paddy in Jinan County, on Thursday, also known as Chubun. Chubun, or the Autumnal Equinox, is a day on the lunar calendar when the day and night are equal in length, marking the beginning of fall....

 2021-09-23 10:14 

Korea Joongang Daily

Beauty and the Godfather...

The cast of the musical "The Beauty" perform the main scenes for local press on Thursday at the Yes24 Stage in central Seoul. The narrative of the jukebox-style musical is portrayed through numerous hit songs by singer-songwriter Shin Joong-hyun.....

 2021-09-23 10:14 

Korea Joongang Daily

Polestar, Sweden's Tesla, opening 'showroom' in Hannam-dong...

Polestar, an electric vehicle (EV) company, is close to establishing physical locations in Korea....

 2021-09-23 10:14 

KBS World

Moon to Take a Day off Friday after US Trip...

[Politics] : President Moon Jae-in will take a day off on Friday following a five-day trip to the United States. Friday will be Moon's first paid leave this year as he cancelled his summer vacation due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The president can use 2...

 2021-09-23 10:13 

Korea Herald

Moon: N. Korea sticks to moratorium on nuclear, ICBM testing, leaving door open for dialogue...

President Moon Jae-in has said North Korea is maintaining its own moratorium on nuclear and long-range missile tests, apparently leaving the door open for dialogue. Pyongyang seems to be making "various considerations," refraining from tak...

 2021-09-23 10:08 

Korea Herald

N. Korea rejects Moon's proposal of end-of-war declaration as 'premature'...

North Korea on Friday rejected President Moon Jae-in's proposal to declare a formal end to the 1950-53 war as "something premature," arguing that such a declaration would be meaningless as long as the US "hostile policy" remains u...

 2021-09-23 10:03 

KBS World

Moon Returns Home from US Trip...

[Politics] : President Moon Jae-in returned home on Thursday after a five-day trip to the U.S. to attend the United Nations General Assembly.During the trip, Moon attended the opening ceremony of the Sustainable Development Goals(SDG) Moment event and vow...

 2021-09-23 10:02 

KBS World

N. Korea Calls Declaring End of Korean War Premature...

[Inter-Korea] : North Korea said it's premature to declare a formal end to the Korean War, rejecting President Moon Jae-in's proposal. Vice Foreign Minister Ri Thae-song said in a statement carried by the Korean Central News Agency that the genera...

 2021-09-23 10:02 

The Chosun Ilbo

COVID Infections Rise After Chuseok...

Coronavirus infections have risen above 2,000 a day after the Chuseok family holiday as health authorities raced to vaccinate more people.As of Thursday, 71.2 percent of the country's 52 million population has been given at least their first jab but o...

 2021-09-23 10:02 

KBS World

S. Korea Tightens Caps on Private Gatherings in Level 4 Areas After Chuseok...

[Domestic] : Authorities have further tightened caps on private gatherings in the capital region and other areas under the toughest Level Four social distancing measures after the Choseok holiday.The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency said that p...

 2021-09-23 10:01 

Korea Herald

[Around the Hotels] Promotions and packages...

InterContinental Seoul Coex introduces 'Mister Chu' package InterContinental Seoul Coex presents the "Mr. Chu Package," dedicated to male guests. It includes malt whiskey, a cosmetic product gift pack and access to the Club...

 2021-09-23 10:00 

Korea Herald

[Travel Bits] Festivals, sights across Korea...

Mungyeong Chasabal Festival The Mungyeong Chasabal Festival will be run as an online-offline hybrid festival from Oct. 1 to 10. The festival will be held at Mungyeongsaejae Open Set Studio in Mungyeong, North Gyeongsang Province, an area famous for...

 2021-09-23 10:00 

Korea Herald

[Box Office] Movies in theaters this week...

Candyman (US) Opened Sept. 22 Mystery Directed by Nia DaCosta Visual Artist Anthony McCoy (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II) goes back to his hometown in search of inspiration for his new artwork. In the city, Anthony is told a ghost story about the Candyman,...

 2021-09-23 10:00 

Korea Herald

[Eye interview] Artist open to different genres, novel attempts...

A colorful postcard bought in Amsterdam "just because it was so pretty," notes and letters from friends and a large card with black-and-white graphics -- a ticket to a show by a Korean electronic music group from two years ago he kept bec...

 2021-09-23 10:00 

KBS World

S. Korea's Producer Prices Rise for 10th Month in August...

[Economy] : Producer prices rose for a tenth consecutive month in August due to the rising prices of farm products and industrial goods.According to the Bank of Korea(BOK) Friday, the producer price index for all commodities and services stood at 110-poin...

 2021-09-23 10:00 

Korea Herald

[Feature] What it takes to be an idol: The academies that train K-pop wannabes...

Seoul's posh Gangnam district is known for its private educational institutes, called "hagwon." Seeing students rushing to hagwon after school is nothing new for Seoulites. But the number of private academies that offer dance and...

 2021-09-23 09:59 

Yonhap News

Population movement up 5 pct during this year's Chuseok holiday period: ministry...

SEOUL, Sept. 23 (Yonhap) -- The population movement during this year's Chuseok holida......

 2021-09-23 09:58 

KBS World

Top Diplomats of S. Korea, Japan Hold Talks in New York...

[Politics] : The top diplomats of South Korea and Japan held talks on Thursday to discuss ways to resolve pending issues between the two nations. South Korean Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong and his Japanese counterpart, Toshimitsu Motegi, sat down for ta...

 2021-09-23 09:55 

Japan Times

Nick Martinez pitches Hawks to second straight win over PL-leading Marines...

Nick Martinez threw seven scoreless innings in the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks' 5-0 win over the Chiba Lotte Marines on Thursday afternoon for their second straight ......

 2021-09-23 09:47 

Yonhap News

(2nd LD) New cases in 1,700s for 3rd day; post-holiday resurgence in store...

(ATTN: ADDS more info in 5th para) SEOUL, Sept. 23 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's daily ......

 2021-09-23 09:46 

China Post

EPA completes rule to phase out gases used as refrigerants...

WASHINGTON (AP) — In what officials call a key step to combat climate change, the Environmental Protection Agency is sharply limiting domestic production and use of hydrofluorocarbons, highly potent greenhouse gases commonly used in refrigerators an...

 2021-09-23 09:46 

China Post

Lava flow slows on Spanish island after volcanic eruption...

TODOQUE, Canary Islands (AP) — The advance of lava from a volcanic eruption in Spain's Canary Islands has slowed significantly, raising doubts Thursday about whether it will fan out across the land and destroy more homes instead of flowing into ...

 2021-09-23 09:45 

South China Morning Post

As South Korea, US discuss 'creative' ways to engage with Pyongyang, does Moon have a shot at ending the Korean war?...

South Korea's foreign minister and his US counterpart have discussed "creative" ways to engage with North Korea, Seoul's foreign ministry said on Thursday, as the South's President Moon Jae-in repeated calls for a declaration to offici...

 2021-09-23 09:42 

Japan Times

Taiwan's trade deal application sets up showdown with China...

Taiwan's request to join the TPP, coming just days after China's submitted its own bid, presents the member nations with a difficult choice — admit ......

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