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 2022-01-26 15:16 

KBS World

NGO to Stage Rally in Protest of N. Korea Chairing UN-Backed Forum...

[Politics] : A nongovernmental organization(NGO) that keeps tabs on the United Nations announced plans to stage a large rally in protest of North Korea taking the rotational presidency of the UN Conference on Disarmament in late May.Speaking to Voice of A...

 2022-01-26 15:10 

South China Morning Post

Russia threatens to retaliate if Ukraine demands are not met...

Russia warned Wednesday it would quickly take "retaliatory measures" if the US and its allies reject its security demands and continue their "aggressive" policies, ratcheting up pressure on the West amid concerns that Moscow is planning to...

 2022-01-26 15:07 

NHK

Russia warns of measures on US response...

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says Russia will take...

 2022-01-26 15:05 

South China Morning Post

2 senior employees of scandal-hit Hong Kong child protection group resign after review finds rough handling of toddlers 'had become habitual'...

Two senior employees of a scandal-hit child protection group in Hong Kong have resigned over accusations of abuse after an independent review found rough handling of toddlers there had become "habitual".Susan Choy So Suk-yin, director of the Hong ...

 2022-01-26 15:00 

Taiwan News

Digital Baroque: History Meets Algorithm, a future-looking exhibition that channels history, opens 31 January-7 February, 2022 on the newly launched 4ART NFT+ marketplace...

Digital Baroque: History Meets Algorithm, a future-looking exhibition that channels history, opens 31 January-7 February, 2022 on the newly launched 4ART NFT+ marketplace | 2022-01-26 10:00:00...

 2022-01-26 15:00 

Taiwan News

GEODIS adds multiple flights to its AirDirect network in Asia-Pacific...

GEODIS adds multiple flights to its AirDirect network in Asia-Pacific | 2022-01-26 10:00:00...

 2022-01-26 14:59 

The Mainichi

Japan's daily COVID-19 cases top 70,000 for 1st time 2022/1/26...
 2022-01-26 14:54 

KBS World

Fmr. Environment Minister Kim Eun-kyung Jailed for Two Years...

[Domestic] : Former environment minister Kim Eun-kyung has been sentenced to two years in jail, becoming the first minister appointed by the Moon Jae-in administration to go to prison.The Supreme Court on Thursday confirmed the original verdict, sentencin...

 2022-01-26 14:53 

China Post

Norfolk Southern railroad's Q4 profit up 13% on higher rates...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Norfolk Southern railroad delivered 13% greater profit in the fourth quarter even though the amount of cargo it transported declined because it was able to raise rates. The Atlanta-based company said it earned $760 million, or $3....

 2022-01-26 14:53 

China Post

Tech leads markets higher as traders wait for Fed update...

Stocks are opening with solid gains on Wall Street Wednesday, led by technology stocks after Microsoft reported standout results for its latest quarter. The decisive move higher in early trading was a welcome relief following several days of volatile swin...

 2022-01-26 14:53 

Korea Herald

S. Korea's rice consumption hits another low in 2021...

South Koreans' consumption of rice hit an all-time low in 2021, but the decreasing rate slowed on the back of a growing demand for home meals amid the COVID-19 pandemic, data showed Thursday. The average South Korean consumed 56.9 kilograms of rice...

 2022-01-26 14:52 

China Post

Medvedev saves match point, moves into Australian Open semis...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Daniil Medvedev rallied from two sets down and saved a match point before beating No. 9 Felix Auger-Aliassime 6-7 (4), 3-6, 7-6 (2), 7-5, 6-4 on Wednesday to move into the Australian Open semifinals. The U.S. Open champio...

 2022-01-26 14:50 

Korea Herald

NSC expresses strong regret over N. Korea's latest projectile launch...

The presidential National Security Council (NSC) held an emergency meeting Thursday and expressed strong regret over North Korea's latest projectile launch, the presidential office said. North Korea fired two apparent short-range ballistic missiles...

 2022-01-26 14:48 

Korea Herald

N. Korea to assume rotational presidency of UN disarmament conference...

North Korea will lead the United Nations' Conference on Disarmament in a rotational one-month presidency later this year, the world body has said. North Korea is among six countries -- along with China, Colombia, Cuba, the Democratic Republic of the...

 2022-01-26 14:46 

Ecns.cn

Targeted tax, fee cuts to continue this year...

China is ready to roll out greater, more targeted tax and fee cuts this year following robust fiscal revenue growth in 2021 and amid efforts to better protect and energize market players and bolster key industries, an official said on Tuesday....

 2022-01-26 14:46 

Ecns.cn

Gov't gets tough on developers' eco-violations...

Amid downward economic pressure, China's central environmental inspection has shown no leniency toward environmental violations in property development, an industry that for years has been a major economic driver for the country....

 2022-01-26 14:46 

Ecns.cn

Youth employment program attracts HK's young to Guangdong province...

It means Hong Kong will have a more vibrant talent pool as the city moves toward its goal of becoming an international information technology hub, he said....

 2022-01-26 14:46 

Ecns.cn

China taking firm steps for low-carbon development...

China is taking solid steps to foster green and low-carbon development as it embarks on a path toward carbon neutrality, industry experts said....

 2022-01-26 14:45 

KBS World

Parliamentary Committee Launches Review of Motions to Expel 4 Lawmakers...

[Politics] : The National Assembly's ethics committee launched a review of motions to expel four lawmakers either facing corruption allegations or convicted of related charges.The motions call for the expulsions of independent lawmakers Youn Mee-hyang...

 2022-01-26 14:44 

Korea Herald

Retail sales rise over 11% in 2021 amid pandemic...

Retail sales in South Korea rose 11.3 percent on-year in 2021 on the back of strong appetite for consumption and growing online transactions amid the prolonged COVID-19 pandemic, the industry ministry said Thursday. The combined sales of local offli...

 2022-01-26 14:39 

Ecns.cn

Chinese community in Belgium sends best wishes for Beijing Winter Olympics...

Ten days away from the opening of the Beijing Olympic Winter Games, the Chinese overseas community in Belgium launched a celebration of the sports extravaganza on Tuesday in Antwerp, Belgium's second-largest city....

 2022-01-26 14:39 

Ecns.cn

Chinese mainland reports 24 new local COVID-19 cases...

The Chinese mainland on Tuesday recorded 24 locally transmitted COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said on Wednesday....

 2022-01-26 14:38 

Korea Herald

RCEP pact to take effect for S. Korea next month...

The mega free trade pact of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) will take effect for South Korea next month, the industry ministry said Thursday. In November 2020, South Korea inked the trade deal with 14 other countries -- 10 mem...

 2022-01-26 14:38 

Ecns.cn

Newborn white tiger cubs make debut in S China's Guangdong...

Newborn white tiger siblings Meilang and Meimei play in an incubator at the Chimelong Safari Park in Guangzhou, south China's Guangdong Province, Jan. 25, 2022....

 2022-01-26 14:35 

Korea Herald

Hyundai Mobis invests $4m in US radar startup...

Hyundai Mobis Co., South Korea's biggest auto parts maker, said Thursday it has invested $4 million in US radar startup Zendar to develop autonomous driving technologies. Through the stake investment, Hyundai Mobis aims to develop imaging radar opti...

 2022-01-26 14:32 

China Post

US-backed Syrian forces capture prison from IS after a week...

BEIRUT (AP) — U.S.-backed Kurdish-led forces said they wrestled control of the last section of a prison controlled by Islamic State militants, ending a weeklong assault by the extremists on one of the largest detention facilities in Syria. The attac...

 2022-01-26 14:32 

Korea Herald

[EXCLUSIVE] Hyundai Motor developing 'marine' mobility platform powered by seawater...

Hyundai Motor will develop a marine mobility platform powered by seawater by 2023 to replace small and mid-sized diesel ships polluting the sea. The project has been directly reported to Hyundai Motor Chairman Chung Euisun. According to industry sou...

 2022-01-26 14:32 

Korea Herald

Getting retrospective through small corner stores...

Old ramshackle mom-and-pop stores have provided an infinity of motifs for Lee Me-kyeoung, a 53-year-old painter, from the human life cycle to childhood nostalgia, when no one even showed the slightest interest in them. "When I started to draw...

 2022-01-26 14:31 

China Post

Gates Foundation expands board following Bill, Melinda split...

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation announced Wednesday it will add four members to its board of trustees, a first for the Seattle-based philanthropic giant whose decision making has been guided by very few hands since its incorporation in 2000. The fou...

 2022-01-26 14:31 

Korea Herald

Top court confirms 4-yr prison term for ex-Justice Minister Cho Kuk's wife...

The Supreme Court finalized a four-year prison term Thursday for the wife of former Justice Minister Cho Kuk for college admission fraud involving their daughter and other charges, bringing an end to one of South Korea's most divisive scandals in rec...

 2022-01-26 14:31 

China Post

1 body found in Coast Guard search for 38 lost off Florida...

MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard said Wednesday that its crews recovered one body and continue to search for 38 other people in the ocean off Florida days after their boat left the Bahamas in a suspected human smuggling attempt. Capt. Jo-Ann F. Bur...

 2022-01-26 14:31 

Taiwan News

UK PM Boris Johnson to face grilling over lockdown parties...

UK PM Boris Johnson to face grilling over lockdown parties | 2022-01-26 09:31:00...

 2022-01-26 14:29 

Ecns.cn

China launches L-SAR 01A satellite...

A Long March-4C rocket carrying L-SAR 01A satellite blasts off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China, Jan. 26, 2022....

 2022-01-26 14:28 

Korea Herald

PPP proposes Yoon-Lee debate on top of TV debate...

The main opposition People Power Party (PPP) proposed Thursday that the two leading presidential candidates hold a one-on-one debate on top of an expanded televised debate. Rep. Sung Il-jong, the party's lead negotiator for arranging TV debates, mad...

 2022-01-26 14:26 

South China Morning Post

World's oldest male gorilla, aged 61, dies in US zoo...

The world's oldest male gorilla and the third-oldest gorilla in the world has died at the age of 61.Ozzie was "found deceased by his care team" on Tuesday, Zoo Atlanta confirmed in a news release. His cause of death is not yet known, though he...

 2022-01-26 14:24 

Korea Herald

Taxi sharing to be revived in Seoul after 40 years...

Taxi sharing, banned in South Korea for the past four decades, will be revived in a new way in Seoul this week thanks to the development of IT technology, the city government said Thursday. The Seoul government said cab ride-sharing services can be...

 2022-01-26 14:23 

Taiwan News

Afghanistan's LGBTQ community faces growing attacks by Taliban: report...

Afghanistan's LGBTQ community faces growing attacks by Taliban: report | 2022-01-26 09:23:00...

 2022-01-26 14:18 

Ecns.cn

China welcomes UN's call for Olympic Truce amid Beijing 2022...

A spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday that China welcomes and supports United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' call for nations to observe the Olympic Truce amid the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games....

 2022-01-26 14:15 

KBS World

N. Korea's Latest Projectiles Traveled 190km at Altitude of 20km...

[Politics] : The two projectiles suspected of being short-range ballistic missiles that were launched by North Korea Thursday morning toward the East Sea flew around 190 kilometers at an altitude of about 20 kilometers.This is according to the Joint Chief...

 2022-01-26 14:12 

South China Morning Post

Beijing Winter Games: Covid-19 cases in Olympic bubble rise to 106...

The number of Covid-19 cases related to the Winter Olympics has risen to 106, with nine more arrivals testing positive at the airport in host city Beijing.All nine are in the category of "other stakeholders", which usually refers to the media and ...

 2022-01-26 14:09 

Yonhap News

Philip Goldberg tapped as new U.S. ambassador to S. Korea: source...

By Byun Duk-kun WASHINGTON, Jan. 26 (Yonhap) -- Philip Goldberg, a career diplomat curre......

 2022-01-26 14:09 

KBS World

NSC Standing Committee Expresses Regret over N. Korea's Missile Launches...

[Politics] : The standing committee of the National Security Council(NSC) convened an emergency meeting on Thursday, following North Korea's sixth missile test of the year earlier in the day.During the meeting led by National Security Adviser Suh Hoon...

 2022-01-26 14:09 

Central News Agency

Taiwan raises 100 tonnes of Philippines typhoon aid - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Jan. 26 (CNA) Taiwan has raised close to 100 metric tons of food and supplies to help the Philippines recover from the destructive Super Typhoon Rai that hit the country last month, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Wednesday....

 2022-01-26 14:07 

Ecns.cn

China launches L-SAR 01A satellite for land observing...

China launched a Long March-4C rocket to place a new satellite in space on Wednesday....

 2022-01-26 14:01 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Beijing's top man in Hong Kong hails return of lustre to 'Pearl of the Orient', warns residents to stay alert for 'hostile forces'...

Beijing's top representative to Hong Kong has urged residents to work with the city government by building on the positive progress made since the imposition of the national security law, urging them to remain alert against "hostile forces".&#...

 2022-01-26 14:00 

South China Morning Post

[ Asia ]

India takes on China and Russia in a Great Game for Central Asia...

Until this week the Indian press had been keen to hype up Prime Minister Narendra Modi's summit with the five Central Asian republics.So much so that some reports went as far as to claim that the meeting, to be held on Thursday, was a feat that neithe...

 2022-01-26 14:00 

Taiwan News

Greenbriar Announces Corporate Update...

Greenbriar Announces Corporate Update | 2022-01-26 09:00:00...

 2022-01-26 13:54 

China Post

UK's Bentley pouring billions into electric car overhaul...

LONDON (AP) — Luxury automaker Bentley said Wednesday it is pouring billions into upgrading manufacturing to accelerate its electric vehicle development plan, joining other auto brands shifting away from gasoline engines. U.K.-based Bentley Motors s...

 2022-01-26 13:54 

China Post

Edmunds: 2022 Nissan Pathfinder vs. 2022 Honda Pilot...

The Honda Pilot has long been a favorite for three-row SUV shoppers, offering multi-passenger safety, comfort, cargo and convenience, all while remaining affordable and fuel-efficient. But the current-generation Pilot is getting on in years, having debute...

 2022-01-26 13:54 

China Post

EU court annuls Intel's 2009 billion euro antitrust fine...

LONDON (AP) — Chipmaker Intel scored a decisive legal victory Wednesday in a long-running battle against European Union competition watchdogs after a court reversed itself and threw out a billion euro antitrust fine issued more than a decade ago. Th...

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