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 2021-11-25 00:30 

South China Morning Post

Wanda sets up venture to sell Red Flag limousines in China even as it distances itself from the costly business of making cars...

Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group is expanding its foray into the automobiles sector with the formation of a joint venture that will offer car services such as sales and parking.Wanda Automobile Technology Services was founded on Monday with a regis...

 2021-11-25 00:25 

Yonhap News

Short trackers to take final shot at Olympic quotas amid off-ice woes, underperformance...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Nov. 25 (Yonhap) -- South Korean short track speed skaters will com......

 2021-11-25 00:17 

Yonhap News

S. Korea to honor fallen heroes of 'Battle of Chosin Reservoir'...

By Kang Yoon-seung SEOUL, Nov. 25 (Yonhap) -- South Korea plans to hold an annual ceremo......

 2021-11-25 00:05 

China Post

Military to help Michigan cope with COVID-19 patient surge...

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The federal government will send 44 military medical staffers to Michigan to help beleaguered hospitals treat COVID-19 patients amid a fourth surge that is the worst in the country, state health officials said Wednesday. It als...

 2021-11-25 00:04 

China Post

Youngkin announces lawmakers, others helping with transition...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Republican Virginia Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin announced Wednesday he had assembled groups including lawmakers, law enforcement officials, business owners and others to coordinate transition work with outgoing Gov. Ralph Northam&...

 2021-11-25 00:04 

China Post

2 trials, 1 theme: White men taking law into their own hands...

The trials of Kyle Rittenhouse and three men accused of killing Ahmaud Arbery had vastly different outcomes. But coming just days apart, they laid bare a dangerous and long-running current in the fight for racial equality: The move by some white Americans...

 2021-11-25 00:03 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 2,996.74 UP 2.45 points (open)...
 2021-11-25 00:03 

China Post

Haiti prime minister appoints new Cabinet amid turmoil...

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Prime Minister Ariel Henry swore in his new Cabinet on Wednesday, more than four months after he assumed leadership of Haiti following the assassination of President Jovenel Mose. The appointments come as Haiti struggles...

 2021-11-25 00:03 

Yonhap News

KOSDAQ 1,023.41 UP 3.28 points (open)...
 2021-11-25 00:03 

Ecns.cn

China says it opposes U.S. inviting Taiwan region to democracy summit...

China's Foreign Ministry on Wednesday expressed strong opposition to the U.S. for inviting Taiwan to the "Summit for Democracy" which will be held next month virtually....

 2021-11-25 00:01 

Ecns.cn

China's foreign trade volume hits record $4.89 trillion in first 10 months...

China's foreign trade volume hit $4.89 trillion in the first ten months of 2021, Vice Minister of Commerce Ren Hongbin said at a press conference on Wednesday, adding that this figure beats the total volume of 2020....

 2021-11-25 00:00 

Yonhap News

Dollar opens at 1,189.0 won UP from 1,186.5 won...
 2021-11-25 00:00 

South China Morning Post

'Guerilla tactics' at sea: smugglers in daring comeback after crackdown on speedboat trade of frozen meat from Hong Kong to mainland China...

Smugglers have resorted to "guerilla tactics" to transport frozen meat from Hong Kong to mainland China on speedboats in a daring comeback despite a crackdown on the rampant trade, according to law enforcement sources.The change in strategy emerge...

 2021-11-25 00:00 

Taiwan News

City Developments Limited, GuocoLand Ltd, Hoi Hup Realty Pte Ltd & Sunway Developments Pte Ltd win top awards at EdgeProp Excellence Awards 2021, Guocoland's Cheng Hsing Yao clinches Personality o...

City Developments Limited, GuocoLand Ltd, Hoi Hup Realty Pte Ltd & Sunway Developments Pte Ltd win top awards at EdgeProp Excellence Awards 2021, Guocoland's Cheng Hsing Yao clinches Personality of the Year. | 2021-11-24 19:00:00...

 2021-11-24 23:54 

China Post

Illinois families of 2 killed at concert file lawsuits...

NAPERVILLE, Ill. (AP) — The family of two close friends from suburban Chicago who were killed at the Astroworld concert in Houston this month have filed wrongful death lawsuits against rapper Travis Scott, the Live Nation entertainment company and o...

 2021-11-24 23:53 

China Post

Dart, USC trying to salvage season against No. 13 BYU...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jaxson Dart was there when BYU upset Southern California in 2019, a recruit watching from the stands as the Cougars flustered the Trojans' Air Raid offense by dropping eight defenders into coverage. Now a freshman quarterback ...

 2021-11-24 23:53 

China Post

Americans are spending but inflation casts pall over economy...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are doing the main thing that drives the U.S. economy — spending — but accelerating inflation is casting a pall. A raft of economic data issued Wednesday showed the economy on solid footing, with Americans'...

 2021-11-24 23:53 

China Post

Seahawks saying all the right things despite losing ways...

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Only once in his career has Bobby Wagner lost seven games in a regular season. It came in 2017 when the Seattle Seahawks finished 9-7 and missed the playoffs for the only time in his career. It's not even December and the Se...

 2021-11-24 23:53 

China Post

Eagles' defense adjusts to Giants' changes ahead of matchup...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The New York Giants' firing of offensive coordinator Jason Garrett on Tuesday tossed a surprise twist into the Philadelphia Eagles' preparations for Sunday's trip up the New Jersey Turnpike. An improving Eagles defens...

 2021-11-24 23:53 

China Post

Jets' Wilson healthy and '100% confident' he's ready to play...

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Zach Wilson waited a month to get back to this spot. The New York Jets rookie quarterback is fully healthy and the starting job is his again. "It feels awesome," Wilson said Wednesday. "You know, just that rush,...

 2021-11-24 23:52 

Nikkei Asian Review

Edo-period forestry company faces a 21st-century problem...

WAKAYAMA, Japan -- I am quite sure Takashi Sakohira noticed my apprehension as we drove along the winding, narrow mountain pass and I struggled t...

 2021-11-24 23:52 

China Post

Bridgewater: Broncos can eliminate red-zone, third-down woes...

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Teddy Bridgewater insists the Denver Broncos can correct all the mistakes, miscalculations and misfires that have plagued them in the red zone this season. The Broncos (5-5) have scored touchdowns on just half of their 34 tri...

 2021-11-24 23:45 

Ecns.cn

West should stop demonizing China on climate change: Asia Times...

China offers solutions to climate change, and the West would do well to emulate some of the country's environmental policies, rather than demonizing China, said a recent opinion piece published in the Asia Times....

 2021-11-24 23:45 

Ecns.cn

India's health ministry urges states with increasing COVID-19 cases to ramp up testing...

India's federal health ministry, citing a decline in weekly COVID-19 testing rates, directed around a dozen states to increase COVID-19 testing, officials said Wednesday....

 2021-11-24 23:45 

Ecns.cn

NASA launches mission to redirect asteriod...

A unique mission to test asteroid-deflecting technology was launched late Tuesday night from the Vandenberg Space Force Base in California, NASA announced....

 2021-11-24 23:45 

Ecns.cn

Head of India's premier health institute diaspproves COVID-19 booster dose in India...

A top Indian health expert has said there was no need of COVID-19 booster doses in India at the moment....

 2021-11-24 23:45 

Ecns.cn

Penetration rate of 5G in China to top 30 percent by year end...

The penetration rate of 5G in China is expected to exceed 30 percent by the end of this year and this will usher in new growth opportunities, the Global System for Mobile Communications Association said. The body is known by its acronym, GSMA....

 2021-11-24 23:45 

Ecns.cn

Projects worth 91.1 bln USD signed at 4th World Manufacturing Convention...

A total of 703 projects, with a total investment of 582.18 billion yuan (about 91.1 billion U.S. dollars), was inked at the fourth World Manufacturing Convention held in Hefei, capital of east China's Anhui Province....

 2021-11-24 23:45 

Ecns.cn

Sweden gets its first female prime minister...

Swedish parliament elected on Wednesday Magdalena Andersson as the country's new Prime Minister, the first female PM in Swedish history....

 2021-11-24 23:45 

Ecns.cn

China's GBA offers huge potential for health tech investment: political advisor...

There is huge potential for investors to develop healthcare technology, community health and wellness in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA), a national political advisor said here Wednesday....

 2021-11-24 23:37 

The Mainichi

Japanese youths suffering fatigue from aftereffects of COVID infection 2021/11/25...
 2021-11-24 23:37 

The Mainichi

Japan to issue 22 tril. yen in new bonds to fund extra budget...
 2021-11-24 23:37 

The Mainichi

Japanese little league team joins program to donate money for 1 polio vaccine per hit 2021/11/25...
 2021-11-24 23:37 

The Mainichi

Japan's Atlantic bluefin tuna quota for 2022 increases by 257 tons...
 2021-11-24 23:31 

China Post

Legal experts see case for intent in Waukesha parade crash...

The man accused of plowing his SUV into a parade of Christmas marchers could have turned down a side street but didn't. Once he passed it, he never touched the brakes — barreling through and leaving bodies in his wake, according to a criminal co...

 2021-11-24 23:31 

China Post

Americans are spending but inflation cast pall over economy...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are doing the main thing that drives the U.S. economy — spending — but accelerating inflation is casting a pall. A raft of economic data issued Wednesday showed the economy on solid footing, with Americans'...

 2021-11-24 23:31 

China Post

3 men charged in Ahmaud Arbery's death convicted of murder...

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Three men were convicted of murder Wednesday in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, the Black man who was running empty-handed through a Georgia subdivision when the white strangers chased him, trapped him on a quiet street and blast...

 2021-11-24 23:15 

Taiwan News

The public beta phase of Meteorite is about to start...

The public beta phase of Meteorite is about to start | 2021-11-24 18:15:00...

 2021-11-24 23:10 

Yonhap News

S. Korea's tax competitiveness ranks 26th worldwide: report...

SEOUL, Nov. 25 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's international tax competitiveness has fallen......

 2021-11-24 23:02 

NHK

Boat capsizes in English Channel, 31 migrants dead...

A small boat packed with migrants capsized in the English Channel on Wednesday, killing dozens of people....

 2021-11-24 23:00 

South China Morning Post

Japan, Vietnam to boost security cooperation amid 'serious concerns' over South China Sea...

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and his Vietnamese counterpart Pham Minh Chinh on Wednesday agreed to step up security cooperation between their countries while sharing "serious concerns" over aggressive moves in regional waters in a veiled ...

 2021-11-24 23:00 

South China Morning Post

How a Chinese Covid-19 drug was created in an instant after years in the making...

Chinese viral immunologist Zhang Linqi considers himself lucky that he and his team developed a Covid-19 treatment and vaccine so swiftly and so effectively.Zhang, based at Tsinghua University in Beijing, is the driving force behind an antibody treatment ...

 2021-11-24 23:00 

South China Morning Post

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Hong Kong helpers increasingly targeted by money-laundering syndicates, police warn as education campaign kicks off...

Hong Kong's foreign domestic helpers, dozens of whom were caught up in summer sting operations involving more than HK$39 million (US$5 million), are the focus of a new education campaign aimed at stemming the city's growing money-laundering trend....

 2021-11-24 22:57 

Nikkei Asian Review

Turkish lira snaps record losing-streak, but rebound leaves doubts...

NEW YORK -- Turkey's currency clawed back some of its losses Wednesday after falling more than 15% at one point against the dollar the previous day on...

 2021-11-24 22:57 

Nikkei Asian Review

Key Toshiba shareholder objects to 3-way breakup...

TOKYO -- Major Toshiba shareholder 3D Investment Partners will not support the industrial group's plans to split into three independent companies...

 2021-11-24 22:55 

China Post

Reliever Wade Davis retires after 13 major league seasons...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Free agent pitcher Wade Davis, a three-time All-Star, is retiring after 13 major league seasons at age 36. His retirement was announced by his agency, Jet Sports, the Kansas City Royals said Wednesday. Davis played for the Ro...

 2021-11-24 22:55 

China Post

Steelers hope offensive outburst is a sign of things to come...

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger isn't ready to say the Pittsburgh Steelers offense is suddenly fixed. Yes, scoring more than 30 points for the first time in a year last week against the Los Angeles Chargers was nice. And yes, having the off...

 2021-11-24 22:54 

China Post

Strahan wonders why Giants took so long to retire 92 jersey...

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Pro Football Hall of Famer Michael Strahan is looking forward to seeing his No. 92 jersey retired by the New York Giants, and wondering why it took so long. The never-shy Strahan on Wednesday took a swipe at the team'...

 2021-11-24 22:54 

China Post

Mets owner Cohen criticizes Matz's agent for deal with Cards...

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets owner Steve Cohen criticized pitcher Steven Matz for reaching an agreement with the St. Louis Cardinals rather than New York. "I'm not happy this morning. I've never seen such unprofessional behavior exhibited by a p...

 2021-11-24 22:54 

China Post

Cumbie will remain Texas Tech OC for new coach McGuire...

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Sonny Cumbie will remain on Texas Tech's staff as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach after finishing this season as interim head coach for the bowl-bound Red Raiders. New coach Joey McGuire said Wednesday that Cum...

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