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 2020-01-20 22:55 

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How Western media distorts Xinjiang boarding schools...

On Monday morning Xinjiang authorities held a press conference in response to reports from the New York Times which claimed that China has constructed a large number of boarding schools in the bid to purposefully separate ethnic Uygur children from their ...

 2020-01-20 22:47 

Japan Times

Merger of Japan opposition parties remains elusive as DPP lawmakers balk at immediate action...

A group of Democratic Party for the People lawmakers hoping to merge with the Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan on Monday urged the party leadership ......

 2020-01-20 22:42 

Ecns.cn

Truth presented on Xinjiang might not be enough to dispel Western bias...

On January 20, the regional government of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region held a press conference on the educational situation in Xinjiang. The report presented a detailed picture of the students and schools' circumstances on th...

 2020-01-20 22:28 

China Post

Iowa's Ferentz, after going 10-3: 'It's hard to win'...

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Though Iowa won 10 games last season, concluding the best five-year stretch in the program's history, it wasn't easy, coach Kirk Ferentz said Monday. "Unless you've got a boat full of guys, it's hard to win...

 2020-01-20 22:28 

China Post

Rutgers returns to basketball poll for first time since 1979...

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers is back in the men's college basketball poll for the first time in more than 40 years. The Scarlet Knights were ranked No. 24 by The Associated Press on Monday. It was their first time in the poll since they were No. ...

 2020-01-20 22:28 

China Post

Bradley Beal's 29 points lead Wizards over Pistons 106-100...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bradley Beal scored 29 points, Ian Mahinmi added 21 and the Washington Wizards broke a three-game losing streak with a 106-100 win over the Detroit Pistons on Monday. Beal passed Wes Unseld for fourth place on the team's career...

 2020-01-20 22:28 

China Post

Justice Dept. memos back defiance of impeachment subpoenas...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Monday released Justice Department legal opinions meant to bolster its case for defying subpoenas from Congress in the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. One opinion, dated Sunday, says Trump administ...

 2020-01-20 22:20 

Nikkei Asian Review

Chinese hacker group targets Japanese and South Korean businesses...

TOKYO -- A group of Chinese hackers has struck businesses across Japan and South Korea, employing customized techniques designed to evade co...

 2020-01-20 22:10 

NHK

China reports new death from pneumonia...

Health officials in the inland Chinese city of Wuhan say an 89-old-year man has died of pneumonia likely caused by the new coronavirus....

 2020-01-20 22:04 

NHK

Thunberg calls for action ahead of forum in Davos...

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has called on global business and political leaders to take steps to address global warming....

 2020-01-20 22:04 

NHK

IMF revises down global growth forecast...

The International Monetary Fund has slightly revised down its global growth forecast for 2020, amid the ongoing trade disputes between the US and China....

 2020-01-20 22:02 

NHK

Japan stepping up campaign against swine disease...

Japan is calling on visitors not to bring in meat products as part of preventive measures against African swine fever....

 2020-01-20 22:02 

NHK

Huawei executive's extradition hearing begins...

A Canadian court has begun a hearing that will determine whether to extradite Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou to the US or not....

 2020-01-20 22:02 

Yonhap News

(EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on Jan. 21)...

Going against the rules In a surprising development, a senior prosecutor from the Suprem......

 2020-01-20 22:01 

Yonhap News

(EDITORIAL from Korea Times on Jan. 21)...

Taking 'new path' : North Korea reportedly names hard-liner as top diplomat N......

 2020-01-20 22:01 

Yonhap News

(EDITORIAL from Korea Herald on Jan. 21)...

Candidacy rush: Public officials, including suspected offenders, quit jobs for ruling part......

 2020-01-20 22:00 

Yonhap News

Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers...

SEOUL, Jan. 21 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newsp......

 2020-01-20 22:00 

The Mainichi

Climate not considered a top 10 risk by CEOs - survey...
 2020-01-20 22:00 

The Mainichi

Tennis: Djokovic cedes Australian Open set in 1st Rd; 1st since 2006...
 2020-01-20 22:00 

The Mainichi

Prince Harry hopes for calmer future, but not much chance...
 2020-01-20 22:00 

The Mainichi

IMF: Low rates and reduced trade tension to aid world growth...
 2020-01-20 22:00 

The Mainichi

Human-to-human transmission confirmed in China coronavirus...
 2020-01-20 21:53 

Ecns.cn

Hainan's foreign trade up 6.8 pct in 2019...

The foreign trade volume of south China's Hainan Province reached 90.59 billion yuan (about 13.21 billion U.S. dollars) in 2019, up 6.8 percent year on year, according to the Haikou Customs....

 2020-01-20 21:53 

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Xibo ethnic group welcomes Chinese New Year with traditional game...

Currently, the district has established facilities for intangible cultural heritage preservation and has been promoting the traditional activities at all fronts, including schools and rural communities....

 2020-01-20 21:53 

Ecns.cn

Exhibition showcases Qing Dynasty culture...

An exhibition showcasing the culture of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) is being held in central China's Henan Province....

 2020-01-20 21:53 

Ecns.cn

2 killed, 15 injured in Missouri shooting: reports...

At least two people were killed and 15 others were injured in a late-night shooting on Sunday in Kansas City, Missouri, local media reported....

 2020-01-20 21:53 

Ecns.cn

Shenyang Palace Museum exhibits calligraphy scripts, paintings...

An exhibition on the calligraphy scripts and paintings of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) opened in celebration of the coming Spring Festival in northeast China's Liaoning Province....

 2020-01-20 21:50 

Ecns.cn

Hovercrafting on ice...

Temperatures have dropped as low as minus 25 degrees Celsius in Harbin, Northeast China's Helongjiang Province.But tourists are still keen to have fun on the icy ground....

 2020-01-20 21:50 

RTHK News

WHO may declare global emergency over Wuhan virus...

The World Health Organisation will hold a key committee meeting on Wednesday on whether to declare the Wuhan virus outbreak an international public he......

 2020-01-20 21:42 

Ecns.cn

Chinese Academy of Sciences highlights key research advances of 2019...

The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), China's highest academic institution in natural sciences, revealed its annual "Highlight Researches" list Sunday....

 2020-01-20 21:33 

Japan Times

Ash Barty roars back for winning start in Melbourne...

So this is how the Barty begins Down Under.Top-ranked Ash Barty lost the first set of her first-round match at the Australian Open, where she's ......

 2020-01-20 21:33 

Ecns.cn

China sets up 41,000 public legal service platforms...

China has more than 41,000 online and offline public legal service platforms and hotlines at various administrative levels amid accelerated efforts to build its public legal service system, the Ministry of Justice said Sunday....

 2020-01-20 21:28 

Ecns.cn

China's industrial economy to expand steadily in 2020...

China's industrial economy will continue to expand steadily in 2020 despite downward pressures, a senior official said Monday....

 2020-01-20 21:28 

China Post

AP FACT CHECK: Distortions in Trump's legal defense...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's defense against impeachment charges, as laid out in his legal argument released Monday, has distortions at its core. Trump through his lawyers assails Democrats for trying to upend the results of an ele...

 2020-01-20 21:28 

China Post

AP source: Browns interview Vikings assistant GM for opening...

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns have interviewed Vikings assistant general manger George Paton for their GM opening, a person familiar with the team's itinerary told The Associated Press on Monday. Paton, who worked with new Browns coach K...

 2020-01-20 21:28 

China Post

Chiefs stick to game plan in AFC title game win over....

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs advanced to their first Super Bowl in 50 years by doing things decidedly their way. They let Patrick Mahomes and their potent offense wing the ball all over the field, never worrying for a moment that t...

 2020-01-20 21:27 

South China Morning Post

Emmanuel Macron seals tariff truce with Trump in digital tax dispute...

French President Emmanuel Macron and Donald Trump of the US have agreed to a truce in their dispute over digital taxes that will mean neither side imposes punitive tariffs this year, a French diplomat said."Great discussion with @realDonaldTrump on di...

 2020-01-20 21:26 

Ecns.cn

Huge dust storm blankets Australian towns...

A "monster" dust storm swept through the Central West of NSW after a severe thunderstorm warning was issued for the area on Sunday....

 2020-01-20 21:24 

Ecns.cn

China issues plan for digital agricultural, rural development...

China on Monday unveiled a plan to push forward the digitalization of its agricultural development and rural governance, amid the country's solid steps toward rural vitalization....

 2020-01-20 21:24 

Ecns.cn

Xinjiang earthquake kills 1, injures 2...

A 6.4-magnitude earthquake has killed one person and slightly injured two others in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, authorities said Monday....

 2020-01-20 21:24 

Ecns.cn

Snow-themed train takes passengers to ski...

Yabuli, a ski resort in Northeast China's Heilongjiang province has launched snow-themed train services between the provincial capital Harbin and the resort....

 2020-01-20 21:24 

Nikkei Asian Review

Japan builder's hostile bid sparks rare internal face-off...

TOKYO -- Midsize Japanese builder Maeda Corp. has triggered an unusual squabble within a business group, saying Monday it will launch a hostile tender...

 2020-01-20 21:22 

Ecns.cn

China expects to see 710 mln air passenger trips in 2020...

China's booming civil aviation industry is expected to see 710 million air passenger trips in 2020, up 7.6 percent from last year, according to the country's civil aviation authorities....

 2020-01-20 21:18 

Ecns.cn

Armed men kill 4 members of family, including 3 children in Kabul...

A group of unknown armed men entered a house in the Afghanistan capital Kabul on Sunday and killed four members of a family, including three children, Interior Ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi said Monday....

 2020-01-20 21:15 

Ecns.cn

Roof collapse kills 4 Afghan children, injures 10: police...

At least four children were killed and 10 others wounded after roof of a girls' seminary collapsed in Kandahar city, capital of Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province on Monday, local police said....

 2020-01-20 21:15 

South China Morning Post

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Partial truths in US commission report on Hong Kong protests show propaganda at its most harmful...

They say half-truths are the worst lies. A case in point may be the latest report on China issued by the US Congressional-Executive Commission on China. In this report, there is a chapter on Hong Kong and Macau where the commission made at least three ...

 2020-01-20 21:14 

Ecns.cn

Tourism flourishes on China-Myanmar border...

As sub-zero temperatures persist in northern China, a large number of Chinese tourists are flocking to the city of Ruili in the southwestern border province of Yunnan, hoping to flee the winter chill....

 2020-01-20 21:05 

Ecns.cn

Exhibition on Chinese Spring Festival opens in Beijing...

An exhibition on auspicious Spring Festival symbols has opened at the National Museum of China....

 2020-01-20 21:04 

Ecns.cn

China lights up for Spring Festival...

With the Chinese New Year just days away, light installations across the country are adding to the festive atmosphere....

 2020-01-20 21:02 

Ecns.cn

Xinjiang discover two rare larkspurs...

Two rare larkspurs were recently discovered in Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region and will soon be published in the Bulletin of Botanical Research, a professional journal of botany....

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