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 2019-02-20 06:50 

The Asahi Shimbun

Honda to shut British car plant as Brexit looms:The Asahi Shimbun...

LONDON/TOKYO--Honda will close its only British car plant in 2021 with the loss of up to 3,500 jobs,...

 2019-02-20 06:40 

The Asahi Shimbun

TENNIS/ No. 1 Naomi Osaka loses 1st match since split from coach:The Asahi Shimbun...

DUBAI--Naomi Osaka lost her first match since moving up to No. 1 in the WTA rankings--and first sinc...

 2019-02-20 06:36 

China Post

Minor earthquake jolts eastern Taiwan...

A magnitude 3.0 earthquake hit eastern Taiwan at 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB)....

 2019-02-20 06:30 

China Post

President Tsai teaches lesson about English and democracy...

TAIPEI (The China Post) A screenshot of a multiple-choice question from National Chiayi Senior Highschool's English exam created a stir this week. The sentence in the test, "President Tsai-Englishit made some silly ____ in her speech," is beli...

 2019-02-20 06:29 

Yonhap News

Religious leaders gather near N. Korean border to pray for world peace...

Religious leaders gather near N. Korean border to pray for world peace, Reporter: , Category:Social Affairs, Time of publication:15:29 February 20, 2019...

 2019-02-20 06:28 

Korea Joongang Daily

Foreigners find work in red-light districts...

Hanh, a 25-year-old woman from Vietnam, works in a hostess bar in the port city of Siheung, Gyeonggi, pouring drinks and entertaining men with songs. Hanh, a pseudonym, arrived in Korea last December on....

 2019-02-20 06:28 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) President reaffirms legitimacy of 1980 pro-democracy movement...

(LEAD) President reaffirms legitimacy of 1980 pro-democracy movement, Reporter:, Category:Politics, Time of publication:15:28 February 20, 2019...

 2019-02-20 06:26 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) (US-NK summit) N. Korean media stay silent on next week's Kim-Trump summit...

(LEAD) (US-NK summit) N. Korean media stay silent on next week's Kim-Trump summit, Reporter: , Category:North Korea, Time of publication:15:26 February 20, 2019...

 2019-02-20 06:25 

The Mainichi

Abe to coordinate position on N. Korea abductions with Trump...
 2019-02-20 06:25 

The Mainichi

Gov't, TEPCO again ordered to pay damages to Fukushima evacuees...
 2019-02-20 06:25 

The Mainichi

More firms preparing to shift production out of UK over Brexit fears...
 2019-02-20 06:25 

The Mainichi

Trump wants California to pay back billions for bullet train...
 2019-02-20 06:24 

The Mainichi

China closes Tibet to foreigners for sensitive anniversaries...
 2019-02-20 06:24 

The Mainichi

NHL: Miller leads Lightning past Flyers for seventh straight win...
 2019-02-20 06:24 

The Mainichi

Supreme Court rules outside party cannot be sued for pain of divorce as general rule 2019/2/20...
 2019-02-20 06:24 

The Mainichi

Soccer: Antlers, Sanfrecce advance to ACL main draw...
 2019-02-20 06:24 

The Mainichi

Editorial: Ruling on causal relationship between bullying, suicide a major step forward...
 2019-02-20 06:24 

NHK

Grandparents sent to prosecutors over baby's death...

Police in Tokyo have referred a Japanese couple to prosecutors over the death of their baby granddaughter, who was bitten by their pet dog....

 2019-02-20 06:24 

NHK

4 Chinese patrol ships enter Japanese waters...

Four Chinese patrol ships have temporarily entered Japanese territorial waters near the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea....

 2019-02-20 06:24 

NHK

Trump taps Rosen as new deputy attorney general...

US President Donald Trump plans to replace Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who appointed a special counsel to investigate possible links between Russia and Trump's campaign....

 2019-02-20 06:22 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Rolls-Royce expands Seoul showroom on higher sales...

(LEAD) Rolls-Royce expands Seoul showroom on higher sales, Reporter: , Category:Industry, Time of publication:15:22 February 20, 2019...

 2019-02-20 06:10 

Yonhap News

Gov't to let banks open payment systems to fintech firms...

Gov't to let banks open payment systems to fintech firms, Reporter:, Category:Finance, Time of publication:15:10 February 20, 2019...

 2019-02-20 06:09 

Central News Agency

Taiwan shares close up 1.18%...

Taipei, Feb. 20 (CNA) Taiwan shares closed up 120.20 points, or 1.18 percent, at 10,272.46 Wednesday on turnover of NT$131.99 billion (US$4.29 billion)....

 2019-02-20 06:09 

Central News Agency

Taiwan confirms US$100 million loan to Nicaragua for reconstruction...

Taipei, Feb. 20 (CNA) Taiwan on Wednesday confirmed that it has offered a US$100 million loan to Nicaragua for humanitarian reasons to help the Central American government rebuild following months-long riots in the country....

 2019-02-20 06:09 

Central News Agency

U.S. Agriculture Department to send first trade mission to Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 20 (CNA) The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will send its first-ever trade mission to Taiwan in April, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) said Tuesday....

 2019-02-20 06:09 

Central News Agency

Minor earthquake jolts eastern Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 20 (CNA) A magnitude 3.0 earthquake hit eastern Taiwan at 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB)....

 2019-02-20 06:07 

Ecns.cn

No. 1 central document prioritizes agricultural, rural development...

Agriculture, rural areas and farmer's issues remain China's top priorities for the 16th consecutive year as its "No. 1 central document" prioritizes development of agriculture and rural areas....

 2019-02-20 06:00 

Yonhap News

Hyundai Steel develops anti-heat, anti-quake H-beam...

Hyundai Steel develops anti-heat, anti-quake H-beam, Reporter:, Category:Industry, Time of publication:15:00 February 20, 2019...

 2019-02-20 05:58 

Yonhap News

Missing N. Korean diplomat's daughter repatriated to Pyongyang: defector...

Missing N. Korean diplomat's daughter repatriated to Pyongyang: defector, Reporter:, Category:North Korea, Time of publication:14:58 February 20, 2019...

 2019-02-20 05:51 

Yonhap News

(US-NK summit) N.K. propaganda outlet demands 'corresponding' measures from Washington...

(US-NK summit) N.K. propaganda outlet demands 'corresponding' measures from Washington, Reporter: , Category:North Korea, Time of publication:14:51 February 20, 2019...

 2019-02-20 05:51 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) S. Korea to begin 5G service in March: finance minister...

(LEAD) S. Korea to begin 5G service in March: finance minister, Reporter:, Category:IT Science, Time of publication:14:51 February 20, 2019...

 2019-02-20 05:50 

Yonhap News

Senior officials of S. Korea, U.S. discuss energy cooperation...

Senior officials of S. Korea, U.S. discuss energy cooperation, Reporter:, Category:Politics, Time of publication:14:50 February 20, 2019...

 2019-02-20 05:48 

China Post

Woman says man told her to kill fiancee before fatal beating...

DENVER (AP) — After urging a woman he was having an affair with for months to kill his fiancee, investigators say a Colorado man did it himself on Thanksgiving Day, bludgeoning her to death with a baseball bat. The grim details revealed in a Colorad...

 2019-02-20 05:48 

China Post

Deadly crackdown stokes fear among protesters in Venezuela...

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Jhonny Godoy had taken to Twitter to proclaim his opposition to President Nicolas Maduro, posting a video that showed him running through the streets waving the national flag as protests erupted across Venezuela's capit...

 2019-02-20 05:47 

China Post

Analysis: Sanders may not need 2016 magic to be 2020 force...

NEW YORK (AP) — Can Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders recapture the magic that fueled his first presidential campaign? To win the nomination, he may not need to. As Sanders, a 77-year-old self-described democratic socialist, formally launches his 2020 cam...

 2019-02-20 05:47 

China Post

US steps up winter-warfare training as global threat shifts...

MARINE MOUNTAIN WARFARE TRAINING CENTER, Calif. (AP) — Hunkered down behind a wall of snow, two U.S. Marines melt slush to make drinking water after spending the night digging out a defensive position high in the Sierra Nevada. Their laminated targe...

 2019-02-20 05:47 

Yonhap News

Shinhan Financial to invest big in innovative firms over 4 years...

Shinhan Financial to invest big in innovative firms over 4 years, Reporter:, Category:Finance, Time of publication:14:47 February 20, 2019...

 2019-02-20 05:47 

China Post

Possible peace declaration looms large over Kim-Trump summit...

TOKYO (AP) — With their second summit fast approaching, speculation is growing that President Donald Trump may try to persuade North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to commit to denuclearization by giving him something he wants more than almost anything e...

 2019-02-20 05:46 

China Post

Hinostroza gets shootout winner as Coyotes beat Oilers 3-2...

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Vinnie Hinostroza scored in regulation and get got the winner in the fourth round of the shootout to lift the Arizona Coyotes to a 3-2 victory over the short-handed Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night. Josh Archibald also score...

 2019-02-20 05:45 

China Post

Border wall, bullet train: California vs. Trump escalates...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Disputes over President Donald Trump's border wall and California's bullet train are intensifying the feud between the White House and the nation's most populous state. The Trump administration on Tuesday said i...

 2019-02-20 05:40 

Nikkei Asian Review

JD.com cuts 10% of management to speed decision-making...

HONG KONG -- E-commerce group JD.com plans to cut 10% of high-level executive jobs this year, becoming the latest in a growing list of Chine...

 2019-02-20 05:39 

Nikkei Asian Review

A Philippine alternative to China's takeover of Subic shipyard...

The possible Chinese purchase of a strategic shipyard in the Philippines has provoked an angry backlash in the country, reflecting simmering anxieties...

 2019-02-20 05:36 

Ecns.cn

China urges comprehensive, accurate interpretation of its intelligence law...

China on Tuesday called on relevant sides to "comprehensively" and "accurately" understand its National Intelligence Law, instead of making a one-sided out-of-context interpretation....

 2019-02-20 05:34 

NHK

Naomi Osaka loses first match as world No.1...

Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka has lost her opening match at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships. The game was her first after becoming world number one with her victory in the Australian Open....

 2019-02-20 05:33 

Yonhap News

Gyeongnam FC sign Dutch striker Luc Castaignos...

Gyeongnam FC sign Dutch striker Luc Castaignos, Reporter:, Category:Sports, Time of publication:14:33 February 20, 2019...

 2019-02-20 05:33 

RTHK News

CE backs call to cut frequency of Guangzhou trains...

The Chief Executive, Carrie Lam, told lawmakers on Wednesday that the idea of cutting the frequency of services on the through train to Guangzhou on the old line was worth looking into.She was responding to a question from DAB lawmaker Lau Kwok-fun, who s...

 2019-02-20 05:30 

China Post

Taiwan's Hsieh advances in women's singles, doubles in Dubai...

TAIPEI (CNA) Taiwanese tennis veteran Hsieh Su-wei () won twice at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships yesterday, advancing to the next rounds of the women's singles and doubles tournaments. The 32-year old Hsieh got off to a good start at the Du...

 2019-02-20 05:28 

Korea Joongang Daily

Gender ministry retracts controversial guideline...

Following criticism over broadcasting guidelines released on Feb. 13, the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family decided to remove the part of the protocol deemed controversial on Tuesday evening....

 2019-02-20 05:17 

South China Morning Post

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Cathay Pacific announces preliminary HK$2.3 billion net profit for 2018 a huge turnaround from previous year...

Embattled Cathay Pacific Airways on Wednesday announced a preliminary HK$2.3 billion net profit in 2018 from a HK$1.25 billion loss the previous year.This was a marked turnaround of fortune from 2017 when the airline suffered back-to-back losses for the f...

 2019-02-20 05:15 

South China Morning Post

Nicholas Sandmann, teen who wore MAGA cap in viral video, sues Washington Post for US$250 million...

A high school student from Covington, Kentucky, sued The Washington Post for defamation on Tuesday, claiming the newspaper falsely accused him of racist acts and instigating a confrontation with a Native American activist in a January videotaped incident ...

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