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 2017-10-18 20:04 

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Malaysian scholar impressed by China's progress after watching Discovery Channel... +

A three-episode documentary by Discovery Channel on the changes China has undergone under President Xi Jinping and aired ahead of the 19th national congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) has impressed viewers abroad with the technological progress...

 2017-10-18 19:40 

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Highlights of Xi's report to 19th CPC National Congress... +

Xi Jinping delivered a report to the opening of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) on Wednesday. The following are the highlights of the report:[Special Coverage]...

 2017-10-18 19:35 

South China Morning Post

Tillerson calls for expansion of strategic ties with India while pointedly criticising China... +

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called on Wednesday for the US and India to expand strategic ties while pointedly criticising China, which he accused of challenging international norms needed for global stability.Tillerson's remarks on relations betw...

 2017-10-18 19:35 

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South African rancher protects rhinos by dehorning... +
 2017-10-18 19:33 

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China firms look to World Cup to boost brands... +

Although the Chinese men's national football team failed to qualify the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, Chinese firms have set their eyes on the global sporting event to boost sales....

 2017-10-18 19:31 

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White House elaborates on Trump's Asia visit itinerary... +

The White House on Monday provided updated details of U.S. President Donald Trump's travel to Asia next month, highlighting U.S. engagement in security and trade in the region....

 2017-10-18 19:23 

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My mom makes the most beautiful breakfast... +
 2017-10-18 19:18 

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China envoy says handling China-U.S. ties with power shifting theory 'misleading'... +

It is misleading to interpret the China-U.S. relationship through the lens of the power shifting theory, Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai said on Tuesday....

 2017-10-18 19:18 

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Design studio proposes world's tallest wooden tower in Central Park... +
 2017-10-18 19:04 

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Alibaba's delivery arm opens smart warehouses for shopping bonanza... +

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba's delivery arm Cainiao Network on Tuesday unveiled a flagship automated warehouse in Huiyang District in south China's Guangdong Province....

 2017-10-18 19:03 

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China now world's most attractive wine market: exporters & professionals... +

China has become the most attractive wine exporting destination in the world, according to major wine exporters and professionals at a seminar concluded in eastern China's Shandong Province Tuesday....

 2017-10-18 18:53 

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China to establish regulatory agencies to manage state-owned natural resource assets: Xi... +

China will establish regulatory agencies to manage state-owned natural resource assets and monitor natural ecosystems, Xi Jinping said Wednesday.[Special Coverage]...

 2017-10-18 18:50 

The Korea Times

Lee Chang-sup re-elected president of The Korea Times... +

The Korea Times reelected Lee Chang-sup as president and publisher at its shareholders' meeting Wednesday. Lee, 58, has been president of the nation's first English newspaper since October 2014. Since joining the daily in 1984, Lee has held the po...

 2017-10-18 18:43 

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China's central bank continues net cash injection... +

China's central bank on Wednesday continued to pump money into the interbank market via reverse repos to ensure stable liquidity....

 2017-10-18 18:42 

South China Morning Post

Three killed in Maryland by gunman who flees in another US shooting... +

A police manhunt was underway on Wednesday for a gunman who stormed a suburban Maryland business park, killing three people and injuring two others before escaping.With the gunman at large several area schools were placed on lockdown, officials said, whil...

 2017-10-18 18:37 

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Street food culture explored in Tianjin... +
 2017-10-18 18:35 

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ZTE launches innovative dual-screen foldable smartphone in U.S.... +

Leading Chinese mobile devices provider ZTE launched a dual-screen foldable smartphone in the United States on Tuesday, marking another milestone for the company as it seeks market expansion overseas....

 2017-10-18 18:26 

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Global input for historic areas revamp plan... +

Shanghai will redevelop the areas near Baoshan cruise liner port and Panyu Road historic neighborhood in downtown. The city has been given some ideas from global urban planners....

 2017-10-18 18:26 

Nikkei Asian Review

Asian visitors drive record tourist spending in Japan ... +

TOKYO -- Spending by visitors to Japan jumped 15% on the year to 3.27 trillion yen ($29.1 billion) through September, topping 3 trillion yen in the ni...

 2017-10-18 18:26 

Nikkei Asian Review

Brokerages pull Kobe Steel securities as scandal spreads... +

TOKYO -- Some securities firms have begun halting the sale of structured notes linked to Kobe Steel shares after it was discovered to have falsified p...

 2017-10-18 18:26 

Nikkei Asian Review

Five things to know about Xi Jinping's keynote speech... +

BEIJING -- Chinese President Xi Jinping kicked off the Communist Party's once-every-five-years congress Wednesday with a three-and-half-hour keynote s...

 2017-10-18 18:16 

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China's civil aviation industry sees rapid flight hours growth... +

China's civil aviation industry witnessed an average growth of 11.2 percent in flight hours over the past five years, data from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) showed Tuesday....

 2017-10-18 18:16 

South China Morning Post

Blogger plotting to behead and kill Americans for Islamic State convicted by US court... +

A Massachusetts man was convicted on Wednesday of plotting to behead conservative blogger Pamela Geller and kill other Americans on behalf of Islamic State.Jurors found David Wright guilty of all charges, including conspiracy to provide material support t...

 2017-10-18 18:13 

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China cuts gov't spending on vehicles... +

China's central authorities have cut the number of government vehicles by 61.8 percent in the past five years, the National Government Offices Administration said Tuesday....

 2017-10-18 18:06 

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Domestic steam generator headed for nuclear power plant... +

A cutting-edge domestic steam generator Tuesday departed for the first demonstration nuclear power project using Hualong One technology, a domestically developed third-generation reactor design....

 2017-10-18 18:03 

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First overseas Eden Project to be built in E China's Qingdao... +

Since opening in 2001, Eden Project has become one of the most popular tourist attractions in the UK. Its stunning rainforest biome is evidence of how things can be turned around on environmentally damaged land. Now the ecological project is working to sp...

 2017-10-18 18:00 

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AIs role in engineering contest is a yes-brainer... +

Artificial intelligence the technology that was once considered too profound to be understood by the public is now on the agenda for elementary and secondary schools....

 2017-10-18 17:51 

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No more cupcake! Google Maps kills calorie counter... +

Those of you who were thinking of using the new calorie counter of Google Maps to lose weight will need to switch to a new tool because the company is taking your cupcake away....

 2017-10-18 17:49 

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CPC to launch campaign for staying true to founding mission... +

Xi Jinping said Wednesday the Communist Party of China will launch a campaign to instruct its 89 million members to use the Party's new theories to fortify their thinking.[Special Coverage]...

 2017-10-18 17:43 

South China Morning Post

Somalia to step up war against Shabaab Islamist militants after massive bomb kills 276... +

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed vowed on Wednesday to step up the war against al-Shabab, as he addressed thousands at a rally in Mogadishu for the victims of the city's worst-ever bombing.Protesters wearing red bands around their heads marc...

 2017-10-18 17:42 

The Korea Times

Looking back at Great Korean Empire... +

Last week marked the 120th anniversary of the ceremony that founded the Great Korean Empire, or "Daehan Jeguk." For this occasion the Seoul city government sponsored a re-enactment of the ritual, centered on the monarch Gojong, who proclaimed his ...

 2017-10-18 17:41 

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Xi calls for making China into a country of innovators... +

Xi Jinping called Wednesday for more efforts to make China into a country of innovators and reach frontier areas of science and technology.[Special Coverage]...

 2017-10-18 17:40 

The Korea Times

Looking back at Great Korean Empire... +

Last week marked the 120th anniversary of the ceremony that founded the Great Korean Empire, or "Daehan Jeguk." For this occasion the Seoul city government sponsored a re-enactment of the ritual, centered on the monarch Gojong, who proclaimed his ...

 2017-10-18 17:39 

The Korea Times

Seoul urged to open up financial market... +

Korea must create a level playing field for foreign financial companies to achieve its renewed attempt to make Seoul a financial center in Asia, according to analysts. They stressed that Korea's financial system needs a major overhaul to improve the c...

 2017-10-18 17:38 

The Korea Times

LG Electronics CEO wins top industry prize... +

LG Electronics CEO and Vice Chairman Jo Seong-jin received the top government award for his contribution to the nation's industrial growth, the company said Thursday. The company said Jo received the Gold Tower Order of Industrial Service Merit during...

 2017-10-18 17:37 

The Korea Times

Europe's attackers from within... +

BERLIN - Europe finally appears to have moved past its multi-year economic crisis, but it remains unsettled. For every reason for optimism, there always seems to be a new cause for concern. In June 2016, a slim majority of British voters chose nostalgia f...

 2017-10-18 17:36 

The Korea Times

Samsung finishes installing 'dream technology'... +

Samsung Electronics has completed development of the world's first 8-nano semiconductor foundry process and is ready to start mass-production, according to the company, Wednesday. Eight-nano-meters is one-10,000th the thickness of a human hair. Compar...

 2017-10-18 17:31 

The Korea Times

Trump's tweets on Puerto Rico... +

When it comes to President Donald Trump fulfilling his role as leader of the federal government, nothing he has said has been as awful as his Thursday remarks on Twitter that the United States might soon stop helping Puerto Rico - a part of our nation sin...

 2017-10-18 17:25 

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Traditional Chinese instruments gaining in popularity in China... +

Eleven-year-old Ru Wenying first began learning how to play guzheng, also known as the Chinese zither, during first grade....

 2017-10-18 17:20 

Nikkei Asian Review

In speech full of grand ideas, Xi points to challenges in 'new era'... +

TOKYO -- Chinese President Xi Jinping exuded confidence about the country under his stewardship as he summed up his achievements and laid out future v...

 2017-10-18 17:15 

South China Morning Post

Iraqi army grabs nearly all disputed areas from Kurds almost without a fight... +

Iraqi government forces said on Wednesday they had retaken almost all the areas disputed between Baghdad and the autonomous Kurdistan region following a sweeping advance into oil-rich Kirkuk province in response to an independence vote.The retreat of Kurd...

 2017-10-18 17:14 

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Stores, banks join book-sharing economy... +

China is embracing an era of sharing economy. After shared bikes, sharing books are the next trend....

 2017-10-18 17:12 

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CPC promises 'a better life' for its people in key report... +

The Communist Party of China (CPC) has vowed to satisfy the people's desire for a better life and written the idea into a key political document, as the latest assertion of the Party's people-centered approach.[Special Coverage]...

 2017-10-18 17:10 

The Korea Times

Korea avoids currency manipulator designation... +

Korea has avoided being designated as a currency manipulator in a United States Treasury Department report released Wednesday (local time). Still, the half-yearly report kept Korea on its monitoring list for the fourth straight time, dropping hints that t...

 2017-10-18 17:08 

Formosa News

Taichung's leopard cat float on display after winning popularity poll... +
 2017-10-18 17:08 

Formosa News

Luce Chapel Granted Historical Status... +
 2017-10-18 17:08 

Formosa News

Taipei International Travel Fair... +
 2017-10-18 17:08 

Formosa News

Xi Jinping stresses "One China" principle at opening of 19th CCP Congress... +
 2017-10-18 17:08 

Formosa News

Social Innovation Lab opened by Lai Ching-te and Audrey Tang... +
 2017-10-18 17:08 

Formosa News

Tsai announces target to double renewable power generation capacity in two years... +

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