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 2022-01-26 23:24 

NHK

Cases among US children surge...

Doctors in the US are seeing record numbers of coronavirus infections among children. Those with the American Academy of Pediatrics reported more than 1.1 million cases in the week ending January 20....

 2022-01-26 23:22 

China Post

Penguins sign veteran F Jeff Carter to 2-year extension...

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jeff Carter still has plenty of hockey in front of him. The veteran Pittsburgh Penguins forward agreed to a two-year contract extension with the team on Wednesday that runs through the 2023-24 season. The deal carries an average an...

 2022-01-26 23:22 

China Post

Army's highest ranking Muslim soldier is also a TikTok star...

(RNS) — Roughly half of the content creators on social media platform TikTok are under the age of 28. It's just one reason why the popularity of Army Colonel Khallid Shabazz, who has some 43,000 followers on the social media platform, is so surp...

 2022-01-26 23:22 

China Post

New Giants GM Schoen talks process, building the right way...

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Rather than promise a quick turnover, new general manager Joe Schoen promised to build the New York Giants the right way while keeping in mind he wants to see improvement every season. The fresh-faced 42-year-old Schoen ...

 2022-01-26 23:20 

Yonhap News

N. Korea fires unidentified projectile toward East Sea: S. Korean military...

By Song Sang-ho and Kang Yoon-seung SEOUL, Jan. 27 (Yonhap) -- North Korea fired an unid......

 2022-01-26 23:16 

South China Morning Post

US warns firms to be 'extremely wary' over doing business in Myanmar...

The US government warned companies on Wednesday to be extremely wary of doing business in Myanmar, citing the risks of being linked to a military government involved in lawlessness and human rights abuse.Those involved with businesses controlled by the mi...

 2022-01-26 23:13 

Yonhap News

Exports of cars, oil products forecast to be brisk this year...

SEOUL, Jan. 27 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's exports of cars and petroleum products are e......

 2022-01-26 23:12 

Ecns.cn

Argentine president to attend Beijing Winter Olympics opening ceremony...

Argentine President Alberto Fernandez will attend the opening ceremony of the Beijing Winter Olympics and visit China from Feb. 4 to 6, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zhao Lijian said on Wednesday....

 2022-01-26 23:08 

Yonhap News

(URGENT) N. Korea fires unidentified projectile toward East Sea: S. Korean military...
 2022-01-26 23:07 

Yonhap News

S. Korean forward Hwang Hee-chan signs permanent deal with Wolverhampton...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Jan. 27 (Yonhap) -- Wolverhampton Wanderers' South Korean forw......

 2022-01-26 23:02 

NHK

Pope: Never condemn gay children...

Pope Francis has said parents should not condemn children if they have...

 2022-01-26 23:02 

NHK

Fed indicates rate hike in March...

The US Federal Reserve has indicated that it may raise interest rates in March in a bid to curb high inflation....

 2022-01-26 23:01 

NHK

Johnson refuses to resign over lockdown parties...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has rejected calls to resign over parties allegedly held during the coronavirus lockdown....

 2022-01-26 23:00 

Japan Times

The designer bringing a new kind of cool to Kenzo...

Nigo, the Japanese street wear king, is joining the luxury world and taking on "the greatest challenge" of his career....

 2022-01-26 23:00 

South China Morning Post

EU to launch WTO case against China over Lithuania embargo, as row over Taiwan office continues...

The European Union is set to pull the trigger on a World Trade Organization (WTO) case against China, having completed its own investigation into Beijing's alleged coercion of Lithuania.The EU will file a request for consultation with China in Geneva ...

 2022-01-26 23:00 

Yonhap News

Luge doubles partners aiming high in 3rd Olympics together...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Jan. 27 (Yonhap) -- In their first two Winter Olympics together, So......

 2022-01-26 22:59 

The Mainichi

Moderna begins testing omicron-matched COVID shots in adults...
 2022-01-26 22:59 

The Mainichi

'Bar set low for secret filming' the reason police in Japan commit voyeurism: expert 2022/1/27...
 2022-01-26 22:59 

The Mainichi

Man donates 100 million yen to Japanese city in return for subterranean shelter 2022/1/27...
 2022-01-26 22:59 

The Mainichi

News Navigator: How did volcano-triggered shock wave cause tsunami in Japan? 2022/1/27...
 2022-01-26 22:59 

China Post

British, Australian ships deliver 'contactless' aid to Tonga...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — British and Australian navy ships arrived in Tonga on Wednesday and attempted to deliver aid without making contact with anybody ashore to avoid spreading the coronavirus in a nation which has never had an outbreak. The da...

 2022-01-26 22:59 

China Post

Federal appeals court blocks execution of Alabama inmate...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Wednesday blocked the state from executing an inmate convicted of killing a driver who gave him a ride, upholding a lower court ruling that he can't be put to death unless the state uses an unte...

 2022-01-26 22:56 

China Post

Lawyer: Avenatti said he'd represent porn star for a dollar...

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Avenatti jumped at the chance to represent porn star Stormy Daniels in 2018, saying he'd do it for a dollar, another California attorney testified Wednesday at Avenatti's criminal trial. The testimony by the lawyer, S...

 2022-01-26 22:56 

China Post

Families of crash victims ask US to reopen Boeing settlement...

Relatives of passengers who died in crashes of Boeing 737 Max jets are pressing Attorney General Merrick Garland to help them re-open a settlement that shielded Boeing from criminal prosecution for misleading federal safety regulators about the plane. Sev...

 2022-01-26 22:55 

China Post

Moderna begins testing omicron-matched COVID shots in adults...

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Moderna has begun testing an omicron-specific COVID-19 booster in healthy adults. The company announced Wednesday that the first participant had received a dose. Earlier this week, competitor Pfizer began a similar study of i...

 2022-01-26 22:55 

China Post

AP source: Vikings hire Browns' Kwesi Adofo-Mensah as GM...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have hired Kwesi Adofo-Mensah as their general manager, according to a person with knowledge of the process, taking an innovative turn by bringing in an analytics expert from Cleveland's front office who ...

 2022-01-26 22:55 

China Post

Tesla posts record profits as its deliveries soared in 2021...

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. The Austin, Texas, company...

 2022-01-26 22:54 

China Post

Ravens' Levine announces retirement, to take coaching role...

BALTIMORE (AP) — Anthony Levine announced his retirement Wednesday after a decade with the Baltimore Ravens. The team said Levine will transition into a scouting and coaching role for the Ravens in 2022. Levine played defensive back and linebacker a...

 2022-01-26 22:54 

China Post

NRC fines owner of former nuke plant for 2nd security lapse...

LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — For the second time in as many months, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has fined the owners of a former New Jersey nuclear power plant for security-related violations. The agency said Wednesday it fined Jupiter, Fl...

 2022-01-26 22:54 

China Post

Eagles 3-time Pro Bowl guard Brandon Brooks retires...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — With great reluctance and more than a few tears, Philadelphia Eagles right guard Brandon Brooks announced his retirement Wednesday after 10 seasons in the NFL. The 32-year-old Brooks, a three-time Pro Bowl pick, became one of the...

 2022-01-26 22:52 

Korea Herald

BTS wins eight prizes at 11th Gaon Chart Music Awards...

K-pop boy group BTS swept the 11th Gaon Chart Music Awards with eight trophies for its successful album and songs released last year, along with the act's immense popularity. At the annual music awards ceremony held at Jamsil Arena in ea...

 2022-01-26 22:50 

Yonhap News

Naver 2021 net profit up 1842.4 pct. to 16.41 tln won...

SEOUL, Jan. 27 (Yonhap) -- Naver Corp. on Thursday reported its 2021 net income of 16.41 t......

 2022-01-26 22:49 

Yonhap News

Naver Q4 net income down 38.6 pct. to 235.7 bln won...

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

 2022-01-26 22:46 

Nikkei Asian Review

Analysis: If Xi secures just 5 more years, he loses...

Katsuji Nakazawa is a Tokyo-based senior staff writer and editorial writer at Nikkei. He spent seven years in China as a correspondent and later as Ch...

 2022-01-26 22:46 

Nikkei Asian Review

Tesla sees supply chain woes stretching through 2022...

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK -- Tesla said supply chain constraints that have held back production at its factories in Shanghai and California would persist...

 2022-01-26 22:42 

Taiwan News

What is the 'Normandy Format' for resolving the crisis in Ukraine?...

What is the 'Normandy Format' for resolving the crisis in Ukraine? | 2022-01-26 17:42:00...

 2022-01-26 22:32 

South China Morning Post

Three, two, one: astronomers predict SpaceX space junk will hit the Moon in March...

A chunk of a SpaceX rocket that blasted off seven years ago and was abandoned in space after completing its mission will crash into the Moon in March, experts say.The rocket was deployed in 2015 to put into orbit a Nasa satellite called the Deep Space Cli...

 2022-01-26 22:23 

China Post

Pulisic admits prominence on US, Chelsea sometimes a burden...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Christian Pulisic has been on a roller coaster. America's top player won the Champions League, then was sidelined for nearly two months. He battled for inclusion in Chelsea's lineup and been shifted from his usual wide ...

 2022-01-26 22:22 

China Post

Titans' Landry, Vikings' O'Neill are Pro Bowl injury subs...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Titans outside linebacker Harold Landry and Minnesota Vikings right tackle Brian O'Neill have been selected as injury replacements for the Pro Bowl. The Titans and Vikings made the announcements Wednesday. Landr...

 2022-01-26 22:22 

China Post

EXPLAINER: 'Excited delirium' and George Floyd...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The issue of whether George Floyd was suffering from the disputed condition of "excited delirium" the day he was killed resurfaced Wednesday at the federal trial of three former Minneapolis police officers charged with...

 2022-01-26 22:22 

China Post

US bobsledder Williamson positive for virus, status unclear...

U.S. Olympic bobsledder Josh Williamson has tested positive for COVID-19 and will not fly with his teammates to China on Thursday, though he remains hopeful of getting there in time for the Beijing Games. Williamson — expected to be part of the USA-...

 2022-01-26 22:22 

China Post

A dozen IndyCar drivers racing Rolex for preseason prep...

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Alex Palou had a fabulous first year with Chip Ganassi Racing. He won his first IndyCar race and parlayed it into the series championship. He bought his first car — a Porsche — and attended his first concert an...

 2022-01-26 22:15 

RTHK News

Dow ends volatile day lower...

Wall Street stocks ended mostly lower Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell signalled an interest rate hike is likely in March amid elev......

 2022-01-26 22:09 

Yonhap News

(EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on Jan. 27)...

The rush to the bench The Seoul Western District Court has put the brakes on a TV debate......

 2022-01-26 22:08 

Yonhap News

(EDITORIAL from Korea Times on Jan. 27)...

Looming financial woesPolicymakers hit for failing to take proper action Financial marke......

 2022-01-26 22:08 

Ecns.cn

Taiwan youth winter camp opens...

A winter camp for Taiwan youth opened on Monday in advance of the upcoming 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics....

 2022-01-26 22:08 

Ecns.cn

China publishes five-year plan for construction industry...

China unveiled a development plan on Tuesday for its construction industry over the 14th Five-Year Plan period (2021-2025) to push the pillar sector of the country's economy onto a greener, smarter and safer path....

 2022-01-26 22:08 

Yonhap News

(EDITORIAL from Korea Herald on Jan. 27)...

Too busy to talkPresident Moon's excuse for skipping crucial press briefing invites d......

 2022-01-26 22:08 

Yonhap News

Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers...

SEOUL, Jan. 27 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newsp......

 2022-01-26 22:07 

Ecns.cn

Cities of Culture: Zhangjiakou...

Zhangjiakou, the co-host city of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics located in the northwestern part of Hebei Province, is more than just a ski resort....

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