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 2022-08-10 07:44 

RTHK News

'Firms spending more on training amid brain drain'...

The Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management said a survey it conducted has found that companies are investing more time and money on training their staff to retain talent amid the current brain drain. The institute surveyed more than 100 companie...

 2022-08-10 07:44 

Japan Times

Japan's new defense chief set to have his work cut out for him — again...

Yasukazu Hamada, a 10-term Lower House lawmaker, previously served as defense minister between 2008 and 2009....

 2022-08-10 07:42 

Yonhap News

Annual festival on S. Korea's world heritage sites to open next month...

By Shim Sun-ah SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Yonhap) -- An annual cultural festival showcasing some of......

 2022-08-10 07:40 

Yonhap News

Gov't, ruling party to review designating flooded areas as special disaster zone...

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Yonhap) -- The ruling People Power Party (PPP) and the government agreed W......

 2022-08-10 07:39 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Seoul shares fall nearly 1 pct on tech plunge, concerns over U.S. inflation data...

(ATTN: ADDS bond yields at bottom) SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks fell W......

 2022-08-10 07:38 

Yonhap News

Yoon appoints new police chief without parliamentary consent...

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Yonhap) -- President Yoon Suk-yeol appointed the new chief of the National......

 2022-08-10 07:37 

Yonhap News

Court reduces husband's jail term for murdering wife from 24 to 15 yrs...

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Yonhap) -- An appeals court on Wednesday handed down a reduced jail senten......

 2022-08-10 07:36 

Central News Agency

U.S. dollar closes higher on Taipei forex market - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Aug. 10 (CNA) The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Wednesday, gaining NT$0.007 to close at the day's low of NT$29.997....

 2022-08-10 07:34 

Yonhap News

S. Korean Bond Yields on Aug. 10, 2022...

Today (%) Previous Session(%) Change (BP) 1-year TB 2.902 ......

 2022-08-10 07:34 

The Asahi Shimbun

EDITORIAL: Nuclear weapon ban treaty is the ‘entrance’ to a nuke-free world | The Asahi Shimbun: Breaking News, Japan News and Analysis...

On the 77th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the cities' hibakusha demanded that Japan sign and ratify the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW)....

 2022-08-10 07:34 

Central News Agency

TSMC July sales hit new high, up over 6% from June - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Aug. 10 (CNA) Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the world's largest contract chipmaker, reported on Wednesday a new sales record in July, up more than 6 percent from a month earlier, despite worries over growing inventory in the g...

 2022-08-10 07:32 

Nikkei Asian Review

Thailand raises interest rate by 0.25% to 0.75% to curb inflation...

BANGKOK -- Thailand's central bank on Wednesday raised its key policy rate by 25 basis points (0.25%) to 0.75%, aiming to keep the country's increasin...

 2022-08-10 07:30 

Korea Joongang Daily

Politicians excluded from Yoon Suk-yeol's first pardons...

Former President Lee Myung-bak and former South Gyeongsang Gov. Kim Kyoung-soo are not expected to be pardoned by President Yoon Suk-yeol on Liberation Day next Monday....

 2022-08-10 07:30 

Korea Joongang Daily

iPhone's Siri seems to be stuck in the colonial era...

Apple came under fire after Siri, its AI personal assistant, put its foot in its digital mouth by describing modern Korea as a land ruled by Japan....

 2022-08-10 07:30 

Korea Joongang Daily

Definition of 'relatives' changes as FTC gets out of the way...

What constitutes a relative matters when the anti-trust agency investigates related-party transactions....

 2022-08-10 07:30 

Korea Joongang Daily

In Gangwon, landslides are the big worry...

As heavy rain warnings were issued for the inland and mountainous areas of Gangwon and 30 to 40 millimeters of rain per hour fell overnight from Tuesday to Wednesday, landslides occurred all over the province....

 2022-08-10 07:30 

Korea Joongang Daily

July employment in Korea grows by over 800,000 on year...

The increase comes as the economy is facing major headwinds, notably a slowing economy impacted by the sharpest inflation in 24 years, the weakening won and high energy prices resulting in trade deficits....

 2022-08-10 07:30 

Korea Joongang Daily

Are the fall ball Bears edging toward another 'Miracle Doosan' moment?...

The Doosan Bears are often touted as the quintessential fall baseball team, coming alive as the season nears its end and the mercury starts to drop. Despite a slow season so far, there are already signs that could be happening again....

 2022-08-10 07:30 

Korea Joongang Daily

World Heritage Festival to take place from Sept. 3 to Oct. 22...

The Cultural Heritage Administration announced Wednesday that this year's World Heritage Festival, which is in its third edition, will take place from Sept. 3 to Oct. 22 in different cities across the country that boast Korea's great heritages......

 2022-08-10 07:30 

The Asahi Shimbun

Toyota suspends some Japan factory production due to COVID outbreak | The Asahi Shimbun: Breaking News, Japan News and Analysis...

\Toyota Motor Corp. said it would suspend the night shift operation on Tuesday at one production line at its factory in central Japan due to an outbreak of COVID-19, after it suspended operations there also on Monday night....

 2022-08-10 07:22 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) HMM's Q2 net spikes on higher freight rates...

(ATTN: RECASTS lead; ADDS more in paras 4-5, 7-10) SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Yonhap) -- HMM Co., S......

 2022-08-10 07:19 

Japan Times

Far-right populists come out of the racist closet...

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's recent denunciation of "mixed race" countries indicates that far-right populists no longer feel they need to mask their true beliefs....

 2022-08-10 07:16 

Japan Times

Forget about Brad Pitt in his latest movie; the bullet train is the real star...

A new movie finally gives top billing to Japan's most famous train. But it comes during troubled times for the fabled Shinkansen....

 2022-08-10 07:15 

The Asahi Shimbun

TENNIS/ Osaka exits opening match at Toronto with back injury | The Asahi Shimbun: Breaking News, Japan News and Analysis...

TORONTO--Naomi Osaka retired from her opening match at the National Bank Open due to a back injury Tuesday....

 2022-08-10 07:13 

South China Morning Post

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'Take pride in your Japanese roots', Filipino 'Nikkeijin' in the Philippines' Palawan urged...

The descendants of Japanese soldiers and civilians on the island province of Palawan in the western Philippines are launching a local branch of an organisation to help press their efforts to acquire Japanese citizenship....

 2022-08-10 07:12 

Yonhap News

Seoul shares fall nearly 1 pct on tech plunge, concerns over U.S. inflation data...

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks fell Wednesday, with tech heavyweight Samsu......

 2022-08-10 07:10 

Japan Times

Shohei Ohtani's feat brings scope of major league history into focus...

While the world is being treated to Ruth-Ohtani comparisons, Ohtani's true predecessor is Bullet Rogan, a two-way player who did both extremely well for as ......

 2022-08-10 07:10 

Japan Times

The fabric of timelessness in the visionary designs of Issey Miyake...

A visionary ahead of his time, Japanese designer Issey Miyake was able to not only see the future but shape it....

 2022-08-10 07:07 

Central News Agency

Control Yuan impeaches ex-colonel over extorting contractor - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Aug. 10 (CNA) A former colonel was impeached by the Control Yuan on Wednesday for extorting a contractor to provide him bathroom accessories and collectible liquor bottles worth about NT$185,912 (US$6,188) for his new home while working at the def...

 2022-08-10 07:00 

Yonhap News

'Carter' director revamps opening scene to hook viewers...

By Kim Boram SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Yonhap) -- Netflix's latest Korean original film "......

 2022-08-10 07:00 

South China Morning Post

Three more China chip fund executives caught in corruption probe into state-backed investments...

Beijing's probe into corruption in the semiconductor industry widened on Tuesday, with three more executives from the state-backed chip industry investment fund under investigation....

 2022-08-10 07:00 

Yonhap News

Military to develop counterterrorism robot, surveillance drone...

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's arms procurement agency on Wednesday signed ......

 2022-08-10 07:00 

The Asahi Shimbun

Biden signs $280 billion ‘CHIPS’ act in bid to boost U.S. over China | The Asahi Shimbun: Breaking News, Japan News and Analysis...

WASHINGTON--President Joe Biden on Tuesday signed a $280 billion bipartisan bill to boost domestic high-tech manufacturing, part of his administration's push to boost U.S. competitiveness over China....

 2022-08-10 06:59 

Japan Times

China says Taiwan's leaders are increasing risk of war...

Taipei must change course to reduce tensions, the Taiwan Affairs Office in Beijing said, in its first white paper published since Chinese President Xi Jinping ......

 2022-08-10 06:59 

The Asahi Shimbun

VOX POPULI: Politicians have no qualms about satisfying their thirst for power | The Asahi Shimbun: Breaking News, Japan News and Analysis...

On the day Prime Minister Noboru Takeshita's Cabinet was reshuffled in December 1988, the newly minted ministers who met the media were adamant in denying their involvement in a scandal....

 2022-08-10 06:58 

Japan Times

Shionogi confirms efficacy of oral COVID drug for omicron subvariant...

The announcement came after a health ministry panel in July postponed the granting of emergency approval for the drug....

 2022-08-10 06:53 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Recovery gets under way after record rainfall...

(ATTN: CHANGES headline, lead, photos: UPDATES with more info throughout)By Kim Han-joo ......

 2022-08-10 06:53 

South China Morning Post

Ukraine war: missile attack near Zaporizhzia nuclear plant leaves at least 13 dead, governor says...

The nuclear plant, which is under Russian control, has been shelled several times in recent days, sparking international concern about the safety of the facilities. Moscow and Kyiv blame each other for the attacks....

 2022-08-10 06:53 

Yonhap News

Chungcheong braces for heavy downpours as powerful rain front approaches...

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Yonhap) -- Residents in the central provinces of Chungcheong are bracing f......

 2022-08-10 06:52 

RTHK News

China and Australia 'not ready' to solve disputes...

China's ambassador to Australia said that more is needed to be done to reset relations between Canberra and Beijing and that the two nations were not......

 2022-08-10 06:49 

Yonhap News

HMM's Q2 net spikes on higher freight rates...

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Yonhap) -- HMM Co., South Korea's leading container shipper, said Wed......

 2022-08-10 06:42 

South China Morning Post

Coronavirus: Hong Kong schools call for clear guidelines on handling students with amber health code under coming new quarantine rule...

Some schools concerned students will not declare their health code status....

 2022-08-10 06:41 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-5...

Youngone Corp 40,850 DN 1,550CSWIND 62,700 UP 1,400GKL ......

 2022-08-10 06:41 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-4...

SAMSUNG LIFE 62,600 UP 200KT&G 81,000 0Doosan......

 2022-08-10 06:41 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-3...

S-Oil 86,800 DN 1,000LG Innotek 333,000 DN 8,000LOTTE CHEM......

 2022-08-10 06:41 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-2...

KCC 304,500 UP 4,500SKBP 80,700 DN 1,300Daewoong ......

 2022-08-10 06:41 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-1...

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Yonhap) -- Wednesday's closing prices (KRW) of KOSPI 200 stocks trade......

 2022-08-10 06:40 

The Asahi Shimbun

Torrential rain lessens in South Korean capital amid heavy flood damage | The Asahi Shimbun: Breaking News, Japan News and Analysis...

SEOUL--Torrential rains that have slammed South Korea's capital, Seoul, diminished on Wednesday after killing at least nine people and damaging about 2,800 homes and other buildings....

 2022-08-10 06:35 

Japan Times

Elon Musk sells $6.9 billion of Tesla to avoid Twitter fire sale...

The sale comes just four months after Musk said he had no further plans to sell Tesla shares after disposing of $8.5 billion of stock ......

 2022-08-10 06:35 

The Asahi Shimbun

Top Chinese, South Korean diplomats pledge closer ties | The Asahi Shimbun: Breaking News, Japan News and Analysis...

BEIJING--The top South Korean and Chinese diplomats pledged Tuesday to develop closer relations and maintain stable industrial supply chains at a time of deepening rivalry between Beijing and Washington....

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