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 2022-08-07 09:11 

KBS World

Yoon to Return to Work after Summer Vacation...

[Politics] : President Yoon Suk Yeol will return to work on Monday after a weeklong summer vacation amid low approval ratings.President Yoon is set to receive a policy briefing on Monday from Financial Services Commission(FSC) Chairman Kim Joo-hyun at the...

 2022-08-07 09:09 

NHK

Tokyo reports 26,313 new cases of coronavirus on Sunday...

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government says it confirmed 26,313 new cases of the coronavirus on Sunday....

 2022-08-07 09:09 

Korea Joongang Daily

New Gwanghwamun Square is opened to the public...

Gwanghwamun Square, a major plaza in downtown Seoul, opened to the public Saturday after 21 months of redevelopment....

 2022-08-07 09:09 

Korea Joongang Daily

Ji Han-sol wins Jeju Samdasoo Masters with big comeback...

Ji Han-sol won the Jeju Samdasoo Masters on Sunday after a big comeback against 54-hole-leader Choi Ye-rim who was looking for her first-ever KLPGA title....

 2022-08-07 09:07 

KBS World

Heavy Rains to Hit Capital Region Early This Week...

[Science] : Heavy rains are forecast for the central region as the seasonal rain front is slowly moving back down the nation.The Korean Meteorological Administration said on Monday that more than 300 millimeters of heavy downpour are expected to hit parts...

 2022-08-07 09:03 

Central News Agency

Disposable plastic cups to be restricted at Taipei stores from Dec. 1 - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Aug. 7 (CNA) Beverage shops around Taipei will begin restricting the use of single-use plastic cups in December, making the capital the first municipality in Taiwan to do so in response to international calls to reduce plastic waste, according to ...

 2022-08-07 09:00 

South China Morning Post

Ming dynasty edict found in northern China offers valuable insight into imperial government...

A recently discovered Ming dynasty edict offers valuable information about how the government worked and what priorities it deemed valuable to honour....

 2022-08-07 08:51 

Japan Times

COVID-19 tracker: Tokyo logs 26,313 cases, down over 5,200 from a week ago...

Nationally, the daily number of new COVID-19 cases in Japan came to 227,554 on Saturday, rising by 5,297 from a week earlier and standing above ......

 2022-08-07 08:45 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Coronavirus: Hong Kong may lower age threshold for getting fourth shot of vaccine, expert says, as city logs 4,274 new cases...

Professor David Hui says vaccine panel will consider advising government to lower the age threshold for getting the fourth shot in autumn....

 2022-08-07 08:28 

The Mainichi

Soccer: Kyogo Furuhashi scores opener in Celtic's 2nd straight win...
 2022-08-07 08:28 

The Mainichi

Israeli airstrike kills 2nd top Islamic Jihad commander...
 2022-08-07 08:27 

The Mainichi

OPINION: 77 years after Hiroshima and Nagasaki, it is time to proliferate peace...
 2022-08-07 08:25 

Japan Times

In turbulent times, Xi builds a security fortress for China, and himself...

Taiwan, COVID-19, "color revolutions," the classroom: everywhere, China's leader sees threats that foreign forces can exploit, and he has enlisted the whole nation to defend ......

 2022-08-07 08:24 

Yonhap News

S. Korea, U.S. to hold talks next week on deterrence against N. Korea...

SEOUL, Aug. 7 (Yonhap) -- South Korea and the United States are set to hold regular defens......

 2022-08-07 08:13 

Korea Joongang Daily

Nurse dies trying to save patients in Icheon blaze...

Jang Jae-gu, head of the Icheon Fire Station, said it appeared the 50-year-old nurse had enough time to evacuate, but died trying to get her patients out....

 2022-08-07 08:12 

Korea Joongang Daily

The Boyz wrap up world tour with Seoul encore concerts...

The Boyz concluded its world tour with three encore concerts at the KSPO Dome in eastern Seoul on Sunday, greeting fans in Korea ahead of its upcoming EP. The band of eleven — Sangyeon, Jacob, Younghoon, Hyunjae, Juyeon, Kevin, New, Q, Juhaknyeon .....

 2022-08-07 08:12 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korea looks to take home trophy at Little League Intermediate World Series...

Korea will play at the final of the Little League Intermediate World Series, looking for their third title at the event, on Sunday in Livermore, California, or at 10 a.m. Monday in Korea....

 2022-08-07 07:55 

South China Morning Post

Ukrainian risks debt, and her life to rescue wild animals from war...

Natalia Popova, 50, in cooperation with the animal protection group UA Animals, has already saved more than 300 animals from the war. Many were wild animals kept as pets at private homes before their owners fled Russian shelling and missiles....

 2022-08-07 07:39 

Yonhap News

Gov't to unveil lunar lander, rover development plans this year...

SEOUL, Aug. 7 (Yonhap) -- The government plans to unveil a...

 2022-08-07 07:38 

South China Morning Post

Hong Kong reports 75 imported malaria cases over past month but expert says residents have no cause for alarm...

Hong Kong's Centre for Health Protection says it has recorded a total of 75 imported malaria cases since July 1, comprising patients aged 25 to 57 who all arrived from Africa....

 2022-08-07 07:30 

Japan Times

China wraps up largest-ever Taiwan military drills...

Taipei has remained defiant throughout China's sabre-rattling, insisting it will not be cowed by its "evil neighbor."...

 2022-08-07 07:28 

RTHK News

Covid cases rise in Hainan province...

The mainland on Sunday reported 736 new local coronavirus cases, around two-thirds of them from the island province of Hainan. The National Health Com......

 2022-08-07 07:15 

Korea Joongang Daily

So summery...

Visitors enjoy a summer-themed exhibition themed at Galleria Department Store in Apgujeong-dong in southern Seoul on Sunday....

 2022-08-07 07:15 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korea's sixth Covid wave might be smaller but longer...

New Covid-19 cases topped 100,000 for the sixth consecutive day on Sunday as Korea's sixth virus wave struggles to peak....

 2022-08-07 07:15 

Korea Joongang Daily

[CELEB] Kim Hyang-gi ready to take her acting career to next level...

Popular child actor Kim Hyang-gi is building a new image for herself as she takes on more mature roles in the ongoing series "Poong, The Joseon Psychiatrist" and film "Hansan: Rising Dragon." "Poong, The Joseon Psychiatrist" is tvN...

 2022-08-07 07:15 

Korea Joongang Daily

Soundtracks offer an easy way for artists to reach new fans...

For many Korean musicians today, the quickest way to get a song into the charts isn't a snappy music video or a cutting-edge collaboration, it's getting on the soundtrack of the latest hit TV show....

 2022-08-07 07:15 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korea leads in sleep debt in addition to household debt...

Retailers in Korea are introducing various sleep aids as the country becomes one of the most sleep-deprived in the world....

 2022-08-07 07:15 

Korea Joongang Daily

E-commerce companies battle it out for the best in the business...

Competition to recruit high-ranking tech personnel is fierce in the e-commerce market, as companies actively scout people who have experience working abroad or at rival companies....

 2022-08-07 07:10 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Police looking into internet posting about assassinating Yoon...

(ATTN: UPDATES with police tracking down writer) SEOUL, Aug. 7 (Yonhap) -- Police on Sun......

 2022-08-07 07:03 

NHK

China continues large-scale military drills around Taiwan on Sunday...

The Chinese military has continued its large-scale drills around Taiwan, in response to last week's visit there by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi....

 2022-08-07 07:02 

Japan Times

Nearly 14% of men took paternity leave in Japan in 2021...

The percentage of men taking child care leave in Japan rose to a record last year....

 2022-08-07 06:58 

Yonhap News

Yoon expected to meet with U.N. chief this week...

SEOUL, Aug. 7 (Yonhap) -- President Yoon Suk-yeol is expected to meet with U.N. Secretary-......

 2022-08-07 06:56 

Central News Agency

Taiwan to hold live-fire artillery drills to test combat readiness - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Aug. 7 (CNA) Taiwan's Army will conduct live-fire artillery drills in Pingtung County on Tuesday and Thursday to test combat readiness in response to recent Chinese live-fire military exercises surrounding Taiwan, a source familiar with the ma...

 2022-08-07 06:53 

Yonhap News

Yoon unlikely to reshuffle aides despite low approval ratings...

SEOUL, Aug. 7 (Yonhap) -- President Yoon Suk-yeol is expected to issue a message that he w......

 2022-08-07 06:51 

Central News Agency

Taiwan reports 22,044 new COVID-19 cases, 42 deaths - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Aug. 7 (CNA) Taiwan on Sunday reported 22,044 new cases of COVID-19, all but 273 of which were domestic infections, and 42 deaths from the disease, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC)....

 2022-08-07 06:45 

Nikkei Asian Review

Pakistan insurgents behind China attacks threaten Barrick Gold mine...

ISLAMABAD -- A Canadian gold giant's planned foray into Pakistan's restive southwest is shaping up to be a litmus test for the government's ability to...

 2022-08-07 06:31 

Korea Herald

######Commentary-Lee In-hyun...

Why Koreans perform well in international music competitions By Lee In-hyun I heard great news this year in June: Lim Yun-chan got the first prize in the Van Cliburn Piano International Competition. He was the youngest winner since the competition...

 2022-08-07 06:31 

Korea Herald

[Editorial] Establish rule of law...

The police on Thursday forcibly disbanded about 200 unionized lorry owner-drivers who were blocking the only road to the Gangwon factory of HiteJinro, the country's largest maker of soju and beer, in Hongcheon, Gangwon Province. The police ar...

 2022-08-07 06:27 

The Mainichi

17 missing, 121 hurt, 1 dead in fire at Cuban oil facility...
 2022-08-07 06:27 

The Mainichi

Golf: Hinako Shibuno back in contention at Women's British Open...
 2022-08-07 06:20 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Hong Kong Observatory set to issue No 1 typhoon warning signal on Monday at earliest as tropical cyclone forms in South China Sea...

An area of low pressure will develop into a tropical cyclone on Monday and Tuesday and move towards western Guangdong province, forecaster says....

 2022-08-07 06:18 

Korea Joongang Daily

PPP's wagons circle to exclude suspended Lee...

Daegu Mayor Hong Joon-pyo, an influential People Power Party (PPP) figure, warned the party's embattled chairman against seeking a court injunction to end his suspension from the party, saying it would only be an "ineffective tantrum."...

 2022-08-07 06:18 

Korea Joongang Daily

Latin American films...

Ambassadors from 12 countries in Latin America celebrating the 60th anniversary of relations with Korea this year and members of the Korea Foundation celebrate the opening of the KF World Cinema Week at the Jeongdong 1928 Art Center in central......

 2022-08-07 06:18 

Korea Joongang Daily

Lee Jae-myung has early lead in race for DP chairmanship...

Lee Jae-myung, candidate for the Democratic Party (DP) in last March's presidential election, swept the first round of regional voting to elect a new party chairman....

 2022-08-07 06:14 

RTHK News

'Spread of Omicron sub-variant may push up cases'...

A professor of respiratory medicine said on Sunday that the prospects for Hong Kong's coronavirus situation depend greatly on the spread of Omicron sub-variant BA.5 David Hui, who also advises the government coronavirus strategy, noted that the more i...

 2022-08-07 06:10 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Hong Kong research points to new route to treatments for coronavirus infection...

University of Hong Kong team says discovery could help create more effective treatments to target coronaviruses...

 2022-08-07 06:00 

Japan Times

Japan Times 1922: Heat wave still grips capital city...

A heat wave brings trouble to Tokyo a century ago, while 25 years ago the city of Kyoto tries an initiative to slow down global ......

 2022-08-07 06:00 

South China Morning Post

Taiwan residents take Chinese military's mega live-fire drills in stride...

'Who cares', says one social media user, adding if the PLA wanted to really attack, it would not resort to staging drills....

 2022-08-07 06:00 

South China Morning Post

[ Asia ]

Sri Lanka crisis: India leads aid efforts but US 'could do more' as strategic interests converge...

Washington could take on stronger role in Sri Lanka's economy after Colombo reaches a debt restructuring agreement with the International Monetary Fund....

 2022-08-07 05:55 

Japan Times

Two cats are better than one...

Shandy and Paloma have found a home in Tokyo where they can cuddle, play and keep each other company....

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