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 2021-10-23 16:00 

Taipei Times

[ Taiwan ]

US bill aims to reduce risk of China conflict ...

Two US senators on Wednesday introduced bipartisan legislation that they said is aimed at lowering tensions and reducing the risk of conflict in the Taiwan Strait.The Taiwan Actions Supporting Security by Undertaking Regular Engagements (Taiwan ASSURE) Ac...

 2021-10-23 16:00 

Taipei Times

Phoenix Suns defeat the in-fighting Lakers ...

A historic night for Chris Paul on Friday was marred by two incidents, one an altercation between Los Angeles Lakers teammates Anthony Davis and Dwight Howard, during the visiting Phoenix Suns' 115-105 triumph.Paul led Phoenix with 23 points and a gam...

 2021-10-23 16:00 

Taipei Times

[ Taiwan ]

New flower species found in Shei-pa National Park ...

Scientists have discovered a new plant indigenous to Taiwan after correcting a previous identification error, the Shei-pa National Park Headquarters said on Friday.The scientists have named the thistle Cirsium taiwanense Y. H. Tseng & Chih Y. Chang, after...

 2021-10-23 16:00 

Taipei Times

[ Taiwan ]

Pentagon sidesteps Biden Taiwan vow ...

US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin said on Friday that the Pentagon would continue to support Taiwan's military, but he declined to say if US troops would defend the island against China, after US President Joe Biden said there was a US "commitm...

 2021-10-23 16:00 

Taipei Times

[ Taiwan ]

Chinese nationalist taunt hits YouTube heights ...

Days after it was banned in China, a Mandarin ballad satirizing nationalistic Chinese Internet users is trending at No. 1 on YouTube in Taiwan and Hong Kong. Fragile (), by Taiwan-based Malaysian rapper Namewee () and Australian singer Kimberley Chen (), ...

 2021-10-23 16:00 

Taipei Times

‘What about us?’ Thai budget businesses fear premium tourist focus ...

The Old City in Thailand's Chiang Mai is a warren of alleys with ancient Buddhist temples sitting cheek by jowl with guesthouses and luxury hotels, bars and restaurants, and other businesses catering to the millions of tourists who typically flock the...

 2021-10-23 15:52 

China Post

Vaccine mandates create conflict with defiant workers...

BATH, Maine (AP) — Josh "Chevy" Chevalier is a third-generation shipbuilder who hasn't missed a day of work during the pandemic in his job as a welder constructing Navy warships on the Maine coast. But he's ready to walk away from hi...

 2021-10-23 15:49 

NHK

Chinese, Russian navies conduct joint patrols...

China and Russia say their navies have held the first joint patrols in the western part of the Pacific Ocean....

 2021-10-23 15:46 

Korea Herald

BTS to hold online concert for first time in almost 1 year...

K-pop superband BTS was set to hold an online concert, "BTS Permission To Dance On Stage," on Sunday, featuring cutting-edge visual effects, according to its management agency. The seven-piece act's performance on a scale equivalent to an...

 2021-10-23 15:41 

Nikkei Asian Review

Japan defense minister warns of Crimea-style invasion of Taiwan...

TOKYO -- In a veiled reference to China's recent aggressive moves on Taiwan, Japan's defense minister pointed to Russia's annexation of Crimea as an e...

 2021-10-23 15:41 

Nikkei Asian Review

China to create rare-earths giant by joining three state companies...

CHONGQING, China -- China will restructure three rare-earths producers to create a state-owned company with a nearly 70% share of the domestic product...

 2021-10-23 15:38 

Korea Herald

Seoul city moves to normalize coronavirus-affected public transit service...

The Seoul city government said Sunday it will begin normalizing late-night public transportation operations on weekdays, months after they were reduced due to social distancing measures against COVID-19. It plans to put intra-city buses and subway l...

 2021-10-23 15:36 

Korea Herald

Bucheon Intl. Animation fest brings healing to pandemic-weary audiences...

The 23rd Bucheon International Animation Festival began its five-day run Friday in Bucheon, Gyeonggi Province, with events held both online and offline at the Korea Manhwa Museum and CGV Bucheon. In 2017 the festival became the very first in South Ko...

 2021-10-23 15:32 

China Post

Erdogan orders removal of 10 ambassadors, including US envoy...

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday that he had ordered 10 foreign ambassadors who called for the release of a jailed philanthropist to be declared persona non grata. The envoys, including the U.S., French and German...

 2021-10-23 15:31 

China Post

No 'blank slate' jurors in county shaken by Arbery slaying...

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — No. 218 joined a bike ride supporting Ahmaud Arbery's family after the young Black man was chased down and shot dead. No. 236 was a longtime co-worker of one of the white men charged in the killing. Identified in court only...

 2021-10-23 15:31 

China Post

Spain pledges quicker help for La Palma volcano damage...

SANTA CRUZ DE LA PALMA, Canary Islands (AP) — Spain's prime minister announced Saturday that his government will speed up already promised aid to help the thousands of residents on La Palma island whose homes and livelihoods have been destroyed ...

 2021-10-23 15:26 

KBS World

N. Korean Media Blast over S. Korea-US Working-level Defense Dialogue...

[Inter-Korea] : A North Korean media outlet has voiced criticism over moves to launch a new working-level defense dialogue between South Korea and the United States.Military authorities of the two allies are reportedly in consultation on the matter after ...

 2021-10-23 15:25 

Taiwan News

Chopsticks Market 2021 (Latest PDF) Extensive Research Methodology, Key Insights| Besta Bamboo Machine Co Ltd, Pacific East Company...

Chopsticks Market 2021 (Latest PDF) Extensive Research Methodology, Key Insights| Besta Bamboo Machine Co Ltd, Pacific East Company | 2021-10-23 11:25:38...

 2021-10-23 15:25 

Taiwan News

Retail Ready Packaging Market 2021 Booming Across the Globe by Share, Key Segments| DS Smith plc, Smurfit Kappa Group plc...

Retail Ready Packaging Market 2021 Booming Across the Globe by Share, Key Segments| DS Smith plc, Smurfit Kappa Group plc | 2021-10-23 11:25:38...

 2021-10-23 15:25 

Taiwan News

Body Armor Market 2021 (Huge Demand PDF) Overview, Top Players, Segmentation Study| Aegis Engineering Limited, AR500 Armor...

Body Armor Market 2021 (Huge Demand PDF) Overview, Top Players, Segmentation Study| Aegis Engineering Limited, AR500 Armor | 2021-10-23 11:25:38...

 2021-10-23 15:25 

Taiwan News

Liquid Fertilizers Market Research Study, Future Prospects and Growth Drivers to 2030| Agrium Inc, Yara International ASA...

Liquid Fertilizers Market Research Study, Future Prospects and Growth Drivers to 2030| Agrium Inc, Yara International ASA | 2021-10-23 11:25:37...

 2021-10-23 15:25 

Taiwan News

Medical Carts Market 2021 (New Release) Research Trend, Industry Chain Structure| Ergotron Inc, JACO Inc...

Medical Carts Market 2021 (New Release) Research Trend, Industry Chain Structure| Ergotron Inc, JACO Inc | 2021-10-23 11:25:37...

 2021-10-23 15:24 

RTHK News

Mainland to roll out pilot real estate tax...

The top decision-making body of the Chinese parliament said on Saturday it will roll out a pilot real estate tax in some regions, the official Xinhua......

 2021-10-23 15:18 

KBS World

Key Figure in Land Development Scandal Summoned Again for Questioning...

[Politics] : Prosecutors investigating the Seongnam land development scandal summoned a key figure in the case again, for more questioning.Kim Man-bae, the largest shareholder in asset management firm Hwacheon Daeyu, appeared for questioning at the Seoul ...

 2021-10-23 15:18 

Korea Herald

Coast Guard seizes Chinese boat for fishing in S. Korea's EEZ without permit...

JEJU -- South Korea's Coast Guard has seized a Chinese boat for fishing without a permit in the country's exclusive economic zone (EEZ) off the southern resort island of Jeju, its officials said Sunday. The 272-ton vessel carrying 11 crew members ...

 2021-10-23 15:17 

South China Morning Post

Turkey to expel 10 ambassadors who called for activist's release...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday told his foreign minister to expel the ambassadors of 10 countries including Germany and the United States who appealed for the release of a jailed civil society leader.The envoys issued a highly unusual ...

 2021-10-23 15:15 

China Post

A magical trove of Ricky Jay ephemera hits auction block...

NEW YORK (AP) — Conjurers, cheats, hustlers, hoaxsters, pranksters, jokesters, posturers, pretenders, sideshow showmen, armless calligraphers, mechanical marvels and popular entertainments. Those were the things that interested the grizzled Ricky Ja...

 2021-10-23 15:15 

China Post

EXPLAINER: How wildfires impact wildlife, their habitat...

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The porcupines were walking slow and funny, more so than they usually do. Their stride concerned some residents in a South Lake Tahoe neighborhood who called a rehabilitation center. Turns out, the porcupines had extensive bu...

 2021-10-23 15:14 

Taiwan News

High Throughput Screening (HTS) Market 2021 Segmentation, Future Business Strategy, Manufacturers Study| Agilent Technologies Inc, Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc...

High Throughput Screening (HTS) Market 2021 Segmentation, Future Business Strategy, Manufacturers Study| Agilent Technologies Inc, Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc | 2021-10-23 11:14:03...

 2021-10-23 15:14 

Taiwan News

Military Communications Market (New Release) Predicted to Hold a Huge Impact on Sales in 2021 Lockheed Martin Corporation, BAE Systems plc...

Military Communications Market (New Release) Predicted to Hold a Huge Impact on Sales in 2021 Lockheed Martin Corporation, BAE Systems plc | 2021-10-23 11:14:03...

 2021-10-23 15:14 

Taiwan News

Cell Culture Market 2021 (Fresh PDF) Industry Size, Segments, Share, Key Players| Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc, Merck KGaA...

Cell Culture Market 2021 (Fresh PDF) Industry Size, Segments, Share, Key Players| Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc, Merck KGaA | 2021-10-23 11:14:02...

 2021-10-23 15:14 

Taiwan News

Fencing Market 2021 Industry Growth Analysis by Leading Players, Segments| Long Fence Company Inc, Builders Fence Company Inc...

Fencing Market 2021 Industry Growth Analysis by Leading Players, Segments| Long Fence Company Inc, Builders Fence Company Inc | 2021-10-23 11:14:02...

 2021-10-23 15:14 

Taiwan News

Bicycle Market 2021 (Latest PDF) Extensive Research Methodology, Key Insights| Derby Cycle Corporation, shimano Giant Manufacturing Co. Ltd....

Bicycle Market 2021 (Latest PDF) Extensive Research Methodology, Key Insights| Derby Cycle Corporation, shimano Giant Manufacturing Co. Ltd. | 2021-10-23 11:14:02...

 2021-10-23 15:14 

Taiwan News

Cereal Ingredients Market 2021 (Future Trends PDF) Scope Competitive Scenario| Kerry Group PLC, Archer-Daniels-Midland Co....

Cereal Ingredients Market 2021 (Future Trends PDF) Scope Competitive Scenario| Kerry Group PLC, Archer-Daniels-Midland Co. | 2021-10-23 11:14:02...

 2021-10-23 15:14 

Taiwan News

Yogurt Market 2021 (Huge Demand PDF) Overview, Top Players, Segmentation Study| Danone SA, Nestle S.A...

Yogurt Market 2021 (Huge Demand PDF) Overview, Top Players, Segmentation Study| Danone SA, Nestle S.A | 2021-10-23 11:14:01...

 2021-10-23 15:14 

Taiwan News

Submarine Power Cable Market Research Study, Future Prospects and Growth Drivers to 2030| Hentong Marine Cable Systems, AEI Cables...

Submarine Power Cable Market Research Study, Future Prospects and Growth Drivers to 2030| Hentong Marine Cable Systems, AEI Cables | 2021-10-23 11:14:00...

 2021-10-23 15:14 

Taiwan News

Synthetic Biology Market 2021 (New Release) Research Trend, Industry Chain Structure| Thermo Fisher Scientific, Amyris Inc...

Synthetic Biology Market 2021 (New Release) Research Trend, Industry Chain Structure| Thermo Fisher Scientific, Amyris Inc | 2021-10-23 11:14:00...

 2021-10-23 15:14 

Taiwan News

Vitamin Fortified and Mineral Enriched Food & Beverage Market 2021 Booming Across the Globe by Share, Key Segments| Abbott Laboratories, Campbell Soup Company...

Vitamin Fortified and Mineral Enriched Food & Beverage Market 2021 Booming Across the Globe by Share, Key Segments| Abbott Laboratories, Campbell Soup Company | 2021-10-23 11:14:00...

 2021-10-23 15:10 

The Asahi Shimbun

NKorea slams US for supporting Taiwan in nod to ally China | The Asahi Shimbun: Breaking News, Japan News and Analysis...

SEOUL--North Korea on Saturday accused the Biden administration of raising military tensions with China through its "reckless" backing of Taiwan, and said that the growing U.S. military presence in the region constitutes a potential threat to the ...

 2021-10-23 15:09 

The Mainichi

Japan's Pasona to introduce IT talent teleworking from overseas...
 2021-10-23 15:01 

KBS World

Report: China's Electricity Imports from N. Korea Jump 62% in Sept....

[International] : China's imports of electricity from North Korea reportedly surged over 60 percent last month from a year earlier amid its worst power shortage in decades.According to the South China Morning Post on Sunday, China's imports from t...

 2021-10-23 14:58 

China Post

1st big New Orleans parade since pandemic a go: Krewe of Boo...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Parade-loving New Orleans is about to get its groove back. After over a year where the coronavirus largely put an end to parades, an assortment of witches, goblins and other masked creatures are set to take to the streets Saturday...

 2021-10-23 14:55 

Ecns.cn

Biden, Macron discuss cooperation, to meet in Rome late October...

U.S. President Joe Biden and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Friday discussed cooperation in the Sahel and Indo-Pacific regions and agreed to meet in Rome later this month, said the White House....

 2021-10-23 14:53 

RTHK News

Police warn marathon runners not to violate the law...

The police have warned runners in Sunday's Hong Kong Marathon not to break the law, as officers on Saturday patrolled streets near the main route of the race. In a social media post, the force noted that organisers had said they would bar anyone who v...

 2021-10-23 14:53 

China Post

Virus surge persists in Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia...

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia on Saturday is set to launch partial COVID-19 passes while Croatia and Slovenia reported high daily rates of infections, as countries with low vaccination rates grapple with a persisting virus surge. Serbia has seen th...

 2021-10-23 14:53 

China Post

Shiffrin excels in World Cup skiing opener for her 70th win...

SLDEN, Austria (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin excelled in the season-opening World Cup giant slalom on Saturday, showing two runs of near flawless skiing on one of the toughest hills on the women's circuit to earn her 70th career win. The American Olym...

 2021-10-23 14:52 

China Post

Out of the way! NASCAR contenders want traffic to pull aside...

KANSAS CITY, Kansas (AP) — Daniel Suarez refused to get out of Martin Truex Jr.'s way and it ultimately ruined Truex's race. Tyler Reddick did the same to William Byron, and Chase Briscoe held firm to his right to race hard when battling wit...

 2021-10-23 14:48 

KBS World

Seoul to Normalize Nighttime Operations of Subway, Bus from Monday...

[Domestic] : Seoul City will normalize nighttime bus and subway operations from Monday as the nation is preparing for a gradual return to normal next month.In July, the capital city reduced bus and subway schedules by up to 20 percent after 10 p.m. on wee...

 2021-10-23 14:40 

The Asahi Shimbun

Saudi Arabia pledges 2060 target of net-zero emissions | The Asahi Shimbun: Breaking News, Japan News and Analysis...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates--One of the world's largest oil producers, Saudi Arabia, announced Saturday it aims to reach "net zero" greenhouse gas emissions by 2060, joining more than 100 countries in a global effort to try and curb man-made c...

 2021-10-23 14:35 

The Asahi Shimbun

RUGBY/ Wallabies beat Japan 32-23 at start of end-of-season tour | The Asahi Shimbun: Breaking News, Japan News and Analysis...

OITA--At a stadium full of recent bad memories, Australia experienced moments of anxiety before beating Japan 32-23 Saturday to start its annual rugby tour to the northern hemisphere....

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