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 2022-01-27 01:05 

China Post

Indonesia's sinking, polluted capital is moving to new city...

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Jakarta is congested, polluted, prone to earthquakes and rapidly sinking into the Java Sea. Now the government is leaving, and moving the country's capital to the island of Borneo. President Joko Widodo envisions the co...

 2022-01-27 01:05 

China Post

Oklahoma City woman accuses ex-lawmaker of sexual misconduct...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma state lawmaker who resigned abruptly last week has been accused by an Oklahoma City lobbyist of touching her inappropriately during a New Year's Eve party at her home. Former first-term Democratic state Rep. Jose...

 2022-01-27 01:04 

China Post

Another journalist attacked in Mexico; 3 killed this month...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Another journalist was attacked Wednesday in Mexico, where three have been killed so far this month. Jose Ignacio Santiago said he narrowly escaped when a car carrying armed assailants tried to cut his vehicle off on a rural highw...

 2022-01-27 01:04 

China Post

England lifts COVID restrictions as omicron threat recedes...

LONDON (AP) — Most coronavirus restrictions including mandatory face masks were lifted in England on Thursday, after Britain's government said its vaccine booster rollout successfully reduced serious illness and COVID-19 hospitalizations. From T...

 2022-01-27 01:00 

The Mainichi

Soccer: Japan confident despite injury absence of key defensive pair...
 2022-01-27 01:00 

The Mainichi

Blinken: No concessions in response to Russia on Ukraine...
 2022-01-27 01:00 

The Mainichi

Japan, US, Australia, India eye Quad foreign chief talks in Feb....
 2022-01-27 01:00 

The Mainichi

Seoul: N Korea fires projectile in 6th launch this month...
 2022-01-27 01:00 

The Mainichi

Beijing Olympics may affect timing of Ukraine invasion: US diplomat...
 2022-01-27 00:57 

NHK

S.Korea: North fired 2 projectiles off east coast...

The South Korean military says North Korea has fired two projectiles believed to be short-range ballistic missiles toward the sea off its east coast....

 2022-01-27 00:55 

Korea Joongang Daily

[THINK ENGLISH] 로튼 토마토, “지옥”을 2021년 최고의 공포 드라마로 평가...

Netflix Korea's series "Hellbound" (2021) ranked first on American film and television review website Rotten Tomatoes' "Best Horror Series 2021," according to Netfl ix on Monday....

 2022-01-27 00:55 

Korea Joongang Daily

Wolves make Hwang Hee-chan move permanent...

Hwang Hee-chan celebrated his 26th birthday on Wednesday with a somewhat unexpected gift: A four-year permanent contract with Premier League club Wolverhampton Wanderers....

 2022-01-27 00:54 

China Post

North Korea fires 2 suspected missiles in 6th launch in 2022...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Thursday fired two suspected ballistic missiles into the sea in its sixth round of weapons launches this month, South Korea's military said. South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said the weapons, which...

 2022-01-27 00:54 

China Post

Tesla posts record profit, won't produce new models in 2022...

DETROIT (AP) — Tesla Inc. on Wednesday posted record fourth-quarter and full-year earnings as deliveries of its electric vehicles soared despite a global shortage of computer chips that has slowed the entire auto industry. Although the company predi...

 2022-01-27 00:53 

China Post

Sabres' Dell suspended 3 games, thinning team's goalie ranks...

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres' injury-depleted goalie ranks were thinned further on Wednesday after the NHL issued Aaron Dell a three-game suspension for body-checking Ottawa forward Drake Batherson into the end boards. In determining ...

 2022-01-27 00:53 

China Post

Rapinoe, Lavelle re-sign with OL Reign...

Megan Rapinoe and Rose Lavelle are back with OL Reign. The National Women's Soccer League club re-signed Rapinoe to a one-year deal while Lavelle's new deal is for two. Terms were not released. Rapinoe and Lavelle were on the U.S. team that won th...

 2022-01-27 00:51 

Japan Times

U.S. responds to Russia security demands as Ukraine tensions mount...

Washington's response came as Moscow held security talks with Western countries and intensified its military build-up near Ukraine with new drills....

 2022-01-27 00:50 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) S. Korea to take market-stabilizing steps if needed: official...

(ATTN: UPDATES with more info throughout; REWRITES headline, lead; ADDS photo) SEOUL, Ja......

 2022-01-27 00:48 

Yonhap News

S. Korea's daily COVID-19 cases surpass 14,000 amid rapid omicron spread...

SEOUL, Jan. 27 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's daily COVID-19 cases hit over 14,000 on Thur......

 2022-01-27 00:46 

Yonhap News

Seoul stocks open steeply lower on FOMC results, Russia-Ukraine risk...

SEOUL, Jan. 27 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks opened steeply lower Thursday as investors ......

 2022-01-27 00:44 

Yonhap News

LG Energy Solution plunges on 1st day of trading...

By Chung Joo-won SEOUL, Jan. 27 (Yonhap) -- South Korean giant battery maker LG Energy S......

 2022-01-27 00:39 

Japan Times

North Korea fires off more missiles as testing frenzy continues...

The nuclear-armed country launched two apparent short-range ballistic missiles on Thursday in its sixth weapons test this month....

 2022-01-27 00:38 

Nikkei Asian Review

LG Energy Solution shares double in historic market debut...

SEOUL -- LG Energy Solution shares doubled in their stock market debut on Thursday following South Korea's largest-ever initial public offering, with...

 2022-01-27 00:34 

China Post

Firefighter says she urged officers to let her help Floyd...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minneapolis firefighter who witnessed police officers holding George Floyd facedown on a city street testified Wednesday that the three officers on federal trial for allegedly violating Floyd's civil rights ignored her p...

 2022-01-27 00:34 

China Post

Feds accuse Texas man of selling gun used to take hostages...

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas man has been charged with a federal gun crime after authorities say he sold a gun to a man who held four hostages inside a Texas synagogue earlier this month before being fatally shot by the FBI, the Justice Department said Wed...

 2022-01-27 00:33 

China Post

Man sought in fatal shooting of Houston-area deputy arrested...

HOUSTON (AP) — A 51-year-old man who had been on the run after being accused of fatally shooting a Houston-area deputy during a traffic stop this past weekend has been arrested in Mexico, authorities announced Wednesday. Oscar Rosales was taken into...

 2022-01-27 00:33 

China Post

Woman accused of throwing kids in lake charged with murder...

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — A Louisiana woman accused of throwing two of her children into a lake has been indicted on charges of murder and attempted murder. Ureka Rochelle Black, 33, of Shreveport, was charged with second-degree murder in the death of ...

 2022-01-27 00:32 

China Post

Canada police fear violence at trucker vaccine protest...

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A convoy of truckers set to descend on Ottawa to protest a vaccine mandate for cross-border drivers is prompting Canadian police to prepare for violence and politicians to warn against escalating rhetoric linked to the demonst...

 2022-01-27 00:32 

China Post

Hospital patient without COVID shot denied heart transplant...

MENDON, Mass. (AP) — A Boston hospital is defending itself after a man's family claimed he was denied a new heart for refusing to be vaccinated against COVID-19, saying most transplant programs around the country set similar requirements to impr...

 2022-01-27 00:32 

China Post

Medical marijuana bill passes, heads to Mississipi governor...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi lawmakers are sending their governor a bill that would create a medical marijuana program for people with serious medical conditions. If it becomes law, as anticipated, Mississippi would join the majority of states ...

 2022-01-27 00:31 

China Post

Ghostly monkey, succulent bamboo among new species in Mekong...

BANGKOK (AP) — A monkey with ghostly white circles around its eyes is among 224 new species listed in the World Wildlife Fund's latest update on the greater Mekong region. The conservation group's report, released Wednesday, highlights the n...

 2022-01-27 00:30 

Yonhap News

(URGENT) S. Korea reports 34 COVID-19 deaths, total at 6,654...
 2022-01-27 00:30 

Yonhap News

(URGENT) S. Korea's new COVID-19 cases hit fresh record of 14,518...
 2022-01-27 00:30 

South China Morning Post

Tencent quietly updates QQ with Unreal game engine in possible metaverse move...

Tencent Holdings has quietly embedded video game engine Unreal Engine into its increasingly obsolete messaging platform QQ, according to an updated version of the app, and analysts say the move forms part of the social media and gaming giant's foray i...

 2022-01-27 00:24 

China Post

Mack out as Louisville hoops coach, Pegues named interim...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Chris Mack is out as Louisville men's basketball coach after he and the school agreed to part ways. Assistant Mike Pegues has been named interim coach for the remainder of the Cardinals' season. The agreement was annou...

 2022-01-27 00:24 

China Post

Bills GM Beane sees progress, plans to make it continue...

Brandon Beane just can't watch. With the sting of his team's crushing playoff exit still fresh in his mind, Buffalo general manager Beane has been unable to muster the strength to re-watch the Bills' divisional round loss to the Kansas City Ch...

 2022-01-27 00:23 

China Post

49ers deal with the playoff highs and lows of Garoppolo...

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Jimmy Garoppolo's playoff performance is all anyone would need to understand the decisions the San Francisco 49ers made last offseason at quarterback. The lack of downfield throws and handful of bone-headed plays expla...

 2022-01-27 00:22 

Yonhap News

S. Korea holds talks on joining DEPA pact...

SEOUL, Jan. 27 (Yonhap) -- South Korea held talks Thursday with the three member states of......

 2022-01-27 00:19 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) N. Korea fires 2 apparent short-range ballistic missiles toward East Sea: S. Korean military...

(ATTN: UPDATES throughout with JCS explanation, more details; RECASTS headline, lead)By So......

 2022-01-27 00:17 

Yonhap News

S-Oil shifts to black in 2021...

SEOUL, Jan. 27 (Yonhap) -- S-Oil Corp. on Thursday reported its 2021 net income of 1.5 tri......

 2022-01-27 00:17 

Yonhap News

S-Oil Q4 net income up 238.5 pct to 410.1 bln won...

SEOUL, Jan. 27 (Yonhap) -- S-Oil Corp. on Thursday reported its fourth-quarter net income ......

 2022-01-27 00:15 

South China Morning Post

Former leader CY Leung warns window of opportunity for Hong Kong closing fast and visionary leader needed to unlock national potential...

Former chief executive Leung Chun-ying has called for a visionary Hong Kong leader to grasp "the last window of opportunity" offered by Beijing's national development plans, but stopped short of confirming whether he wants the city's top j...

 2022-01-27 00:12 

Taiwan News

NATO, US send written response on Russia's security demands...

NATO, US send written response on Russia's security demands | 2022-01-26 19:12:00...

 2022-01-27 00:07 

China Post

Indiana lawmakers advance bill targeting K-12 curriculum...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana lawmakers are moving forward with a series of contentious Republican-backed bills that they say would increase transparency of K-12 school curricula and restrict students from accessing "harmful materials" at libr...

 2022-01-27 00:07 

China Post

Man, teen charged with murder in death of Chicago girl, 8...

CHICAGO (AP) — A teenage boy and man have been charged with first-degree murder in last weekend's death of an 8-year-old Chicago girl who was shot in the head as she walked hand in hand with her mother by a gunman targeting someone else on the c...

 2022-01-27 00:06 

China Post

Report: Ex-prisons boss drank tequila before standoff...

PHOENIX (AP) — Former Arizona Corrections Director Charles Ryan had already consumed a half bottle of tequila by the time officers responded to a call nearly three weeks ago at his Tempe home that he had shot himself, according to police reports rel...

 2022-01-27 00:06 

Yonhap News

Samsung SDS 2021 net profit up 39.8 pct. to 633.4 bln won...

SEOUL, Jan. 27 (Yonhap) -- Samsung SDS Co. on Thursday reported its 2021 net profit of 633......

 2022-01-27 00:06 

Yonhap News

Samsung SDS Q4 net profit down 37.2 pct. to 110.8 bln won...

SEOUL, Jan. 27 (Yonhap) -- Samsung SDS Co. on Thursday reported its fourth-quarter net pro......

 2022-01-27 00:06 

China Post

At least 3 judges eyed as Biden mulls Supreme Court pick...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is eyeing at least three judges for an expected vacancy on the Supreme Court as he prepares to quickly deliver on his campaign pledge to nominate the first Black woman to the nation's highest court, accordin...

 2022-01-27 00:06 

China Post

Seoul: N Korea fires projectile in 6th launch this month...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's military says North Korea has fired at least one unidentified projectile into the sea in its sixth weapons launch this month. South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff on Thursday didn't immediately say ...

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