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 2022-07-01 05:37 

Japan Times

ANA to resume flights from Beijing to Narita after suspension...

ANA will only operate one-way flights on Mondays for the time being due to Chinese COVID-19 restrictions....

 2022-07-01 05:37 

Yonhap News

Late official's brother urges ex-President Moon to disclose presidential document on 2020 death...

By Kim Han-joo SEOUL, July 1 (Yonhap) -- The brother of a fisheries official killed by N......

 2022-07-01 05:26 

RTHK News

No reason to change One Country, Two Systems: Xi...

President Xi Jinping said on Friday that the One Country, Two Systems principle has proven to be successful and there is no need change it, adding that it has been supported and recognised by all.Delivering a key speech on Hong Kong at the inauguration ce...

 2022-07-01 05:25 

South China Morning Post

China fines another live-streaming influencer over tax evasion as Beijing keeps heat on once-booming industry...

Fan Sifeng was ordered to pay back taxes, late fees and fines after failing to report his full income, following other live-streaming stars to disappear online after tax controversies....

 2022-07-01 05:22 

Yonhap News

U.S. military announces plan to transition Korea rotational force to Stryker brigade combat team...

By Song Sang-ho SEOUL, July 1 (Yonhap) -- The U.S. Army has announced a plan for the tra......

 2022-07-01 05:17 

Central News Agency

Taoyuan Leopards extends contract of former NBA player Deyonta Davis - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, July 1 (CNA) The Taoyuan Leopards have confirmed that they have extended the contract of American former NBA player Deyonta Davis, who helped turn the northwestern Taiwan municipality into Block City last season by posting the highest average numb...

 2022-07-01 05:16 

NHK

FDA targets Omicron subvariants with call for new vaccines...

The US Food and Drug Administration says it has recommended pharmaceutical firms develop vaccines that have components to fight the current dominant Omicron subvariants of the coronavirus....

 2022-07-01 05:15 

Nikkei Asian Review

China's Xi says Hong Kong 'cannot afford to descend into chaos'...

HONG KONG -- Chinese president Xi Jinping said Friday that Hong Kong cannot afford to...

 2022-07-01 05:15 

Korea Joongang Daily

Yoon meets with British, Canadian prime ministers in Madrid...

President Yoon Suk-yeol and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met on the sidelines of the NATO summit in Madrid on Thursday, pledging to work together to reduce international dependence on Russian energy and develop renewable alternatives......

 2022-07-01 05:13 

Yonhap News

Embattled PPP chief greets Yoon ahead of ethics committee meeting...

SEOUL, July 1 (Yonhap) -- Ruling People Power Party (PPP) Chairman Lee Jun-seok appeared a......

 2022-07-01 05:12 

Japan Times

Putin's swoop on Sakhalin-2 gas plant could force Shell and Japan firms out...

Firms have one month to say whether they'll take stakes in the new company, and those who opt out may not be fully compensated, the ......

 2022-07-01 05:12 

Yonhap News

Military reports 383 more COVID-19 cases...

SEOUL, July 1 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's military reported 383 additional COVID-19 cas......

 2022-07-01 05:02 

Japan Times

Mood at Japan's manufacturers worsens for second quarter amid rising costs...

Confidence among big nonmanufacturers improved, a central bank survey showed, suggesting service-sector firms are shaking off the drag from the pandemic....

 2022-07-01 05:00 

Yonhap News

Today in Korean history...

July 2 1950 -- An Australian Air Force unit leaves for Korea to join the U.S.-led U.N. c......

 2022-07-01 04:57 

Japan Times

Japan's May jobless rate hit 2.6%, marking first rise in four months...

The increase came as people searched for new jobs amid the gradual economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic....

 2022-07-01 04:56 

RTHK News

John Lee sworn in as new CE...

John Lee was sworn in on Friday as Hong Kong's new chief executive at a ceremony officiated by President Xi Jinping, as the city celebrated the 25th year of its return to Chinese rule.In a speech at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre follo...

 2022-07-01 04:56 

Yonhap News

Korea Shipbuilding bags 182.1 bln-won order for 1 LPG carrier...

SEOUL, July 1 (Yonhap) -- Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering Co. (KSOE) said Fr......

 2022-07-01 04:49 

Taiwan News

Opinion: Hong Kong-China: Beijing must be held accountable for its actions...

Opinion: Hong Kong-China: Beijing must be held accountable for its actions | 2022-07-01 00:49:00...

 2022-07-01 04:47 

Yonhap News

Rights watchdog installs 1st military human rights protection officer...

By Kim Han-joo SEOUL, July 1 (Yonhap) -- The National Human Rights Commission on Friday ......

 2022-07-01 04:47 

Central News Agency

Taiwan shares close down 3.26% - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, July 1 (CNA) Taiwan shares closed down 482.65 points, or 3.26 percent, at 14,343.08 Friday on turnover of NT$300.1 billion (US$10.07 billion)....

 2022-07-01 04:42 

RTHK News

Xi Jinping outlines hopes for better governance...

President Xi Jinping on Friday directed Hong Kong's new administration to enhance governance, strengthen the SAR's development potential, take solid steps to improve people's livelihoods, and uphold the city's harmony and stability.In a ke...

 2022-07-01 04:38 

Japan Times

Xi hails China's rule over Hong Kong at handover ceremony...

Xi insisted that democracy was flourishing despite a yearslong political crackdown that has silenced dissent....

 2022-07-01 04:37 

South China Morning Post

Chinese vice-president urges better South China Sea approach with Philippines as Marcos takes the reins...

Chinese vice-president Wang Qishan attended the inauguration ceremony of Ferdinand Marcos Jnr and said the Philippines was a priority for China's diplomacy....

 2022-07-01 04:29 

NHK

Xi: 'One country, two systems' principle has succeeded...

The former British colony of Hong Kong is marking 25 years since its return to Chinese rule. Anniversary events have kicked off, and China's president is making his first visit since 2017....

 2022-07-01 04:23 

South China Morning Post

UK in 'summer of discontent' as cost of living, worker anger soar...

Britain faces a summer of disruption as workers struggling with the rising cost of living resort to strike action in disputes over pay and conditions....

 2022-07-01 04:22 

Japan Times

Scandal-hit lawmaker given 2.86 million as bonus...

Takeru Yoshikawa left the ruling Liberal Democratic Party following a report that he drank alcohol with a woman under the legal drinking age....

 2022-07-01 04:17 

Korea Joongang Daily

[Lifehacks] Keep solo living spotless with these home cleaning apps...

A lot of people look forward to moving out of their parents' house and moving into their first home, taking the opportunity to arrange things how they want without the stress of nagging parents demanding that rooms are kept tidy....

 2022-07-01 04:17 

Korea Joongang Daily

KARD sells more than 20,000 copies of 'Re:'...

Co-ed group KARD sold more than 20,000 copies of its latest EP "Re:" in the week since it was released on June 22, DSP Media said Friday. According to data from Korea's album sales tracker Hanteo Chart, this number is five times more than its....

 2022-07-01 04:17 

Korea Joongang Daily

[WORD_ON_THE_WEB] 'I hope the result comes out as soon as possible'...

A police investigation into allegations People Power Party (PPP) Chairman Lee Jun-seok received sexual services as a bribe is picking up speed....

 2022-07-01 04:16 

Korea Joongang Daily

Song Hye-kyo to attend Fendi's F/W Couture show in Paris...

Actor Song Hye-kyo will attend Fendi's Fall/Winter (F/W) 2022 Couture Collection show, which will be held in Paris on July 7, the Italian luxury fashion house said Friday. Song was seen leaving Incheon International Airport for Paris on the same......

 2022-07-01 04:16 

NHK

Russia intensifies offensive in Luhansk and says it withdrew from Snake Island...

Russia's forces are intensifying their offensive in the eastern Ukrainian region of Luhansk, while Ukraine says it has taken back a key island in the Black Sea....

 2022-07-01 04:14 

Japan Times

Ukraine war puts spotlight on defense budget hike in Japan election...

Polls show that the public is split on an increase in defense spending....

 2022-07-01 04:02 

South China Morning Post

US Supreme Court limits government powers to curb greenhouse gases, upending Joe Biden's climate agenda...

The US Supreme Court's decision to limit the powers of the nation's top environmental regulator undermines President Joe Biden's plans to tackle climate change and could constrain various agencies on other issues....

 2022-07-01 04:00 

South China Morning Post

Asteroid's 'unique trajectory' created world's longest meteorite field in China...

Aletai likely entered the Earth's atmosphere at a low angle and followed a path like a stone skipping across a lake, according to international team of scientists....

 2022-07-01 04:00 

Taiwan News

Biden supports F-16 sale to Turkey, is confident about congressional approval...

Biden supports F-16 sale to Turkey, is confident about congressional approval | 2022-07-01 10:42:57...

 2022-07-01 04:00 

Taiwan News

Hong Kong deploys massive security as Xi set to swear in new leader...

Hong Kong deploys massive security as Xi set to swear in new leader | 2022-07-01 08:59:02...

 2022-07-01 04:00 

Taiwan News

Inventec unveils Mategress, the highest density JBOD in 2U enclosure...

Inventec unveils Mategress, the highest density JBOD in 2U enclosure | 2022-07-01 09:40:00...

 2022-07-01 04:00 

Taiwan News

Japan business mood worsens on hit from China's lockdown, rising costs...

Japan business mood worsens on hit from China's lockdown, rising costs | 2022-07-01 11:47:19...

 2022-07-01 04:00 

Taiwan News

Further pain in store for Asian currencies after turbulent first-half...

Further pain in store for Asian currencies after turbulent first-half | 2022-07-01 11:54:00...

 2022-07-01 04:00 

Taiwan News

Today in History: July 1, Medicare program takes effect...

Today in History: July 1, Medicare program takes effect | 2022-07-01 12:00:00...

 2022-07-01 04:00 

Taiwan News

Taiwan university causes stir by seeking Chinese department professor who teaches in English...

Local academics complain about being ill-positioned to compete with those who speak fluent English | 2022-07-01 10:09:00...

 2022-07-01 04:00 

Taiwan News

Former US advisor urges Taiwan's inclusion in regional security talks...

John Bolton says US policy of strategic ambiguity toward Taiwan long outdated | 2022-07-01 11:43:00...

 2022-07-01 04:00 

Taiwan Today

Taiwan short wins acclaim at San Francisco LGBTQ+ film festival...

"Tank Fairy," a co-production between Taiwan and U.S. filmmakers, won the Best Narrative Short Award at this year's Frameline: San Francisco International LGBTQ+ Film Festival June 26 in the U.S. city, according to the Ministry of Culture. Dir...

 2022-07-01 04:00 

Taiwan Today

Taiwan attends European Civil Protection Forum in Brussels...

A Taiwan delegation attended the European Civil Protection Forum June 28 in Brussels, Belgium, underscoring the government's commitment to working with like-minded partners to advance digital means for disaster prevention and response, according to th...

 2022-07-01 04:00 

Taiwan Today

IPETCA launched in Ottawa by Taiwan, Australia, Canada, New Zealand...

Taiwan joined fellow Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation members Australia, Canada and New Zealand in celebrating the recent launch of the co-founded Indigenous Peoples Economic and Trade Cooperation Arrangement in Ottawa. Yeh Chih-ping, consultant to the C...

 2022-07-01 04:00 

Taiwan News

Samsung starts 3nm chip production ahead of Taiwan's TSMC...

TSMC's 3nm chips will not be ready until second half of this year | 2022-07-01 11:43:00...

 2022-07-01 04:00 

Taiwan News

Taiwan reports 35,699 local COVID cases, 121 deaths...

Local COVID cases decreased by 8% compared to previous day | 2022-07-01 14:29:00...

 2022-07-01 04:00 

Taiwan News

Kaohsiung police chief sworn in as head of Taiwan National Police Agency...

Predecessor applied for early retirement after 42 years service in police force | 2022-07-01 13:43:00...

 2022-07-01 04:00 

Taiwan News

New York attorney set to run in Taipei mayoral race as independent...

Media friendly Tung Wen-hsun plans first mayoral campaign parade in metaverse | 2022-07-01 13:55:00...

 2022-07-01 04:00 

Taiwan News

Taiwan shares disaster prevention stories at European forum for first time...

Cabinet says Taiwan's invitation to European event recognition of its strength in disaster relief | 2022-07-01 12:28:00...

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