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 2017-04-28 21:05 

Nikkei Asian Review

Why all is not well in Zozotown... +

TOKYO -- Even as the Zozotown marketplace remains a top destination for young Japanese shopping for clothes online, the company behind it needs to com...

 2017-04-28 21:01 

Ecns.cn

China to conduct several manned space flights around 2020 ... +

China plans to conduct several manned space flights from 2019 to 2022, during which a 60-tonne space station will be assembled and built, said Wang Zhaoyao, director of China's manned space program office, Friday....

 2017-04-28 21:00 

Nikkei Asian Review

Honda's net profit up 79% on falling recall costs... +

TOKYO -- Honda Motor's group net profit surged 79% to 616.5 billion yen ($5.53 billion) in the year ended last month, thanks to sales growth in North ...

 2017-04-28 20:59 

Ecns.cn

Strong corporate performance pushes Chinese shares up ... +

Chinese major indices edged up Friday, after listed companies reported strong performance in the first quarter....

 2017-04-28 20:58 

Ecns.cn

Joint exercise held between Japanese, U.S. carrier-based jets: ASDF ... +

Japan's Air Self-Defense Force (ASDF) said Friday that it conducted a joint drill east of Okinawa with U.S. aircraft carrier Carl Vinson, according to local media reports....

 2017-04-28 20:49 

South China Morning Post

Trump pledges loyalty to top gun lobby in upholding gun rights of Americans... +

President Donald Trump pledged to uphold Americans’ right to possess guns on Friday in a speech that he used to revisit some 2016 election campaign themes from his vow to build a border wall to dismissing a Democratic senator as “Pocahontas.&r...

 2017-04-28 20:49 

Ecns.cn

S Korea denies Trump's comments on THAAD costs ... +

South Korea on Friday denied U.S. President Donald Trump's comments about the cost of the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system that was deployed in the nation's southeast region earlier this week....

 2017-04-28 20:46 

Ecns.cn

Japanese destroyer arrives in Nagasaki, likely to join new amphibious unit ... +

A Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyer arrived at the Sasebo base in Nagasaki, southwestern Japan, on Friday, where it will likely become part of an new amphibious unit to be stationed there next year....

 2017-04-28 20:45 

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Southwest Airlines plans to end overbooking flights ... +

Southwest Airlines, a major U.S. airline and the world's largest low-cost carrier, said on Thursday that it intends to end the practice of overbooking flights....

 2017-04-28 20:30 

Ecns.cn

China, Uzbekistan stress cooperation on Belt and Road Initiative ... +

Senior official of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Meng Jianzhu met with Deputy Prime Minister of Uzbekistan Rustam Azimov Thursday, stressing cooperation on the Belt and Road Initiative....

 2017-04-28 20:30 

South China Morning Post

Mother of all bombs dropped by US in Afghanistan was all hype and little impact, say analysts... +

The use of the “mother of all bombs” on an underground network of Islamic State tunnels in a remote district in Afghanistan was a lot of hype with little long-term impact, according to many military analysts. While breathless coverage of the ...

 2017-04-28 20:30 

Nikkei Asian Review

Chinese ride-hailer Didi raises $5.5bn from SoftBank, others... +

BEIJING -- Didi Chuxing, China's top ride-hailing company, raised $5.5 billion in its latest round of funding, with Japan's SoftBank Group reportedly ...

 2017-04-28 20:29 

Ecns.cn

China to accommodate disabled students to sit gaokao ... +

China has made efforts to accommodate students with disabilities when they take the college admission exam, known as the gaokao....

 2017-04-28 20:24 

Yonhap News

White House: Trump wants partners to contribute 'equally' to joint defense... +

U.S. President Donald Trump has called for other countries to contribute ...

 2017-04-28 20:15 

Nikkei Asian Review

Mazda counts on SUVs to traverse tough US market... +

TOKYO -- Mazda Motor will tackle the rugged terrain of the American market with sport utility vehicles, hoping to ensure profit growth this fiscal yea...

 2017-04-28 20:12 

Yonhap News

S. Korea promoted to top championship in men's hockey... +

South Korea has earned a promotion to the top-flight competition in men's international hockey for the first time....

 2017-04-28 20:09 

Ecns.cn

China's cultural industry sees fast revenue growth in Q1 ... +

China's cultural industry saw rapid revenue growth in the first quarter of 2017 driven partly by booming cultural services, official data showed Friday....

 2017-04-28 20:07 

Ecns.cn

Reviving ancient Silk Road serves to strengthen bond between China and Greece ... +

In China's National Center for the Performing Arts, Boat in Dream, a large piece of wooden artwork from Greece, attracts many visitors. Created by Greek artist Vangelis Rinas, the artwork was carved with a prose poem in braille praising the friendship bet...

 2017-04-28 19:57 

Ecns.cn

Aerial views of Xiongan New Area ... +
 2017-04-28 19:57 

Ecns.cn

Upbeat sentiment at China trade fair bodes well for economy ... +

Standing in front of a refrigerator, buyers attending China's largest trade fair are intrigued by the display of their body weights on the screen of the machine....

 2017-04-28 19:55 

NHK

Wang: dialogue is the only right choice... +

China's foreign minister has reiterated his stance that dialogue is the key to a peaceful solution of the North Korea crisis....

 2017-04-28 19:45 

South China Morning Post

United Airlines debacle forces cash-rich US airlines to use money to polish bruised image... +

For US airlines, doing right this week meant plunking down cold, hard cash. United reached a settlement with a passenger who was dragged off a plane and bloodied. It also said it would pay as much as US$10,000 to passengers who agree to give up their spot...

 2017-04-28 19:44 

Ecns.cn

Du Feng, Li Nan appointed coaches of Chinese men's national basketball team ... +

Former Chinese men's basketball national team members Du Feng and Li Nan have been appointed as the new coaches of the national team, the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) announced on Friday....

 2017-04-28 19:43 

Ecns.cn

Internet video market to hit 80 billion yuan: report ... +

(ECNS) -- A research report said the internet-based entertainment industry market in China is projected to hit 80 billion yuan ($11.6 billion) by the end of this year....

 2017-04-28 19:43 

Ecns.cn

Misuse of drones a public security nightmare and terrorism threat: experts ... +

Incidents like the recent United Airlines scandal have brought widespread attention to the challenges of aviation services and safety, but what goes on behind the scenes in the industry is little-known to the public. On April 27 and 28, the first Civil Av...

 2017-04-28 19:40 

Nikkei Asian Review

Overworked Yamato Transport taps brakes on rising volumes... +

TOKYO -- Yamato Transport, the biggest Japanese home delivery company by market share, will seek to reduce package volume 4% in the current fiscal yea...

 2017-04-28 19:30 

Nikkei Asian Review

US urges countries to act before 'North Korea does'... +

UNITED NATIONS -- Taking a tone of urgency, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday pressed the international community to sever diplomatic an...

 2017-04-28 19:26 

Ecns.cn

Most Chinese children averse to forced performances before relatives ... +

(ECNS) -- Most children feel reluctant to show their talents or skills in front of others although their parents and grandparents keep prodding them to do so, reported Tianfu Morning News....

 2017-04-28 19:26 

Nikkei Asian Review

China banks' shadow assets exceed Mexico's economy... +

HONG KONG -- It may be too soon to say that glimmers of hope can be seen in the quality of Chinese bank assets, considering they have off-balance-shee...

 2017-04-28 19:21 

Ecns.cn

Surge in tourists to Hukou Waterfall ... +
 2017-04-28 19:11 

Ecns.cn

Dinosaur enthusiasts find their paradise at Zigong Dinosaur Museum ... +
 2017-04-28 19:00 

Yonhap News

Ex-U.S. presidential candidate calls for eradicating N.K. leadership... +

Ohio Gov. and former U.S. presidential candidate John Kasich said Friday the best way to solve the problem of North Korea is ...

 2017-04-28 18:55 

South China Morning Post

Le Pens choice to head party stands down after charges he has same views as Holocaust deniers... +

Marine Le Pen’s bid to defy the odds and win the French presidency risked a setback on Friday when the man named interim head of her National Front party stood down to defend himself against charges he shares the views of Holocaust deniers. After an...

 2017-04-28 18:55 

Ecns.cn

Sinopec OKs overseas listing of marketing unit ... +

Asia's largest refiner Sinopec announced its preliminary listing plan for its marketing arm on Thursday, a move to further open up the country's energy markets....

 2017-04-28 18:49 

Ecns.cn

Bio-electric plant begins construction in Cuba in cooperation with China ... +

The largest Cuban bio-electric plant with foreign investment for clean energy production began construction on Thursday in the central Cuban province of Ciego de Avila....

 2017-04-28 18:48 

Yonhap News

U.S. experts lashes out at Trump's remarks about THAAD, FTA with S. Korea... +

U.S. President Donald Trump's demand that South Korea pay for the U.S. THAAD missile defense battery being installed in the country is ...

 2017-04-28 18:47 

Ecns.cn

Chinese FM meets Russian deputy FM on Korean Peninsula nuclear issue ... +

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov on Thursday night ahead of a UN Security Council ministerial meeting on the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue....

 2017-04-28 18:45 

Nikkei Asian Review

JR East, West on track for record profit... +

TOKYO -- East and West Japan Railway have both forecast record profits for the fiscal year ending March 2018, anticipating more bullet train passenger...

 2017-04-28 18:44 

Ecns.cn

Argentine ambassador to China praises 'historic moment' in bilateral ties ... +

Argentine Ambassador to China Diego Guelar hailed bilateral ties as being at a historic moment, according to an article published on Thursday....

 2017-04-28 18:43 

Ecns.cn

U.S. is welcome to join symphony of the Belt and Road initiative ... +

China says the U.S. is welcome to join the symphony performed by all participating countries in the Belt and Road initiative and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)....

 2017-04-28 18:37 

Ecns.cn

China's individual investable assets second in world ... +

The value of China's individual investable assets reached 126 trillion yuan ($18.28 trillion) in 2016, 1.7 times the country's gross national product, ranking second in the world in terms of scale, according to a report released by Industrial Bank Co and ...

 2017-04-28 18:30 

Nikkei Asian Review

China's Belle International receives $5.82bn buyout offer... +

GUANGZHOU -- China's Belle International Holdings was offered around 45.3 billion Hong Kong dollars ($5.82 billion) Friday for a buyout by Muse Holdin...

 2017-04-28 18:26 

Nikkei Asian Review

All bluff and bluster? Trump's first 100 days... +

WASHINGTON -- As his first 100 days in office draw to a close, U.S. President Donald Trump is lashing out against Syria and North Korea to take eyes a...

 2017-04-28 18:24 

Ecns.cn

Yuan Jiajun appointed acting governor of Zhejiang ... +

Yuan Jiajun was appointed vice governor and acting governor of east China's Zhejiang Province Friday....

 2017-04-28 18:22 

Ecns.cn

Weather information service firm grows in China ... +

Weather information is valuable asset, as it allows individuals to plan ahead, organizing their days around how it is going to look outside....

 2017-04-28 18:21 

Ecns.cn

Chinese FM meets Kissinger, calls for efforts to enhance mutual trust ... +

Visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger on Thursday....

 2017-04-28 18:13 

Ecns.cn

Italian design showcase in Beijing ... +
 2017-04-28 18:13 

Ecns.cn

Expert says U.S. needs to better understand trade imbalance with China ... +

Despite the huge potential for U.S.-China cooperation, the lack of mutual trust and deep-rooted misunderstandings prevented the two countries from moving closer on trade as well as other issues, Anthony Saich, a leading U.S. expert on China told Xinhua in...

 2017-04-28 18:11 

Ecns.cn

China firmly opposes EU report's irresponsible comments on HK's affairs: commissioner's office ... +

China firmly opposed the European Union's (EU) irresponsible comments on Hong Kong's affairs in its report, a spokesperson for the Office of the Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) ...

 2017-04-28 18:09 

Ecns.cn

Fewer Chinese rural migrant workers leave provinces ... +

The number of Chinese rural migrant workers who worked outside their home provincial regions dropped last year amid government moves to encourage them to return home, according to data released Friday....

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