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 2021-03-04 08:59 

Korea Joongang Daily

Ex-mayor Oh wins one primary, gets ready for another...

Former Seoul Mayor Oh Se-hoon on Thursday won a primary by the main opposition party to run for his old job next month....

 2021-03-04 08:59 

China Post

Ai Fukuhara apologizes for causing troubles amid Chiang Hung-chieh divorce....

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Japanese Olympic bronze medalist Ai Fukuhara () apologized on Thursday for causing the commotion following the divorce rumors broke out over the past days. Fukuhara issued an apology statement on Thursday through the compan...

 2021-03-04 08:58 

Korea Joongang Daily

Homeplus to boost online sales without losing money...

Homeplus hopes to generate 2.4 trillion won ($2.14 billion) in annual revenue from online sales in three years, the company said on Thursday, and remain profitable doing so....

 2021-03-04 08:58 

Korea Joongang Daily

Team Kim curlers find new beginning with Gangneung...

The Korean women's curling team, better known as Team Kim, found their new home in Gangneung, Gangwon....

 2021-03-04 08:58 

Korea Joongang Daily

Chief negotiator aims to conclude talks to renew SMA...

Seoul's chief negotiator for the defense cost-sharing agreement pledged he will do his "utmost" to conclude negotiations for the bilateral Special Measures Agreement (SMA) as he departed for Washington Thursday for talks with his U.S. counterp...

 2021-03-04 08:57 

Korea Joongang Daily

From red ginseng to apple jam, its available in a sachet...

A 41-year-old office worker often stops by a convenience store to get red ginseng extract packaged in a sachet. He said they are useful when he has a bad hangover or feels very tired in the morning....

 2021-03-04 08:57 

Korea Joongang Daily

2021.3.4 Hotel Events...

Andaz Seoul Gangnam l InterContinental Seoul Coex l Havichi Hotel & Resort Jeju...

 2021-03-04 08:57 

Korea Joongang Daily

Speedy Um Won-sang says there's still life in Gwangju FC...

Gwangju FC's Um Won-sang, now in his third year as a professional football player, has lots to prove this season as one of the K League 1's rising stars....

 2021-03-04 08:56 

Nikkei Asian Review

Philippine telecom PLDT's revenue hits record as new rival looms...

MANILA -- The Philippines' largest telecom company PLDT said on Thursday its service revenue hit a record-high last year due to surging demand for int...

 2021-03-04 08:56 

Nikkei Asian Review

Myanmar coup latest: 3 police officers flee to India, reports say...

YANGON/BANGKOK -- On Feb. 1, Myanmar's military detained State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi and President Win Myint in the country's first coup since 19...

 2021-03-04 08:55 

Nikkei Asian Review

Honda launches world's first level 3 self-driving car...

TOKYO -- Honda Motor will on Friday launch a new car equipped with the world's first certified level 3 autonomous driving technology, paving the way f...

 2021-03-04 08:55 

Nikkei Asian Review

China is the rival India cannot live without...

Rupa Subramanya is a researcher and commentator. She is a distinguished fellow of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada.On Feb. 11, India and China re...

 2021-03-04 08:51 

Japan Times

Rwanda's children born of genocidal rape look to future...

Nearly 27 years have passed since the genocide in Rwanda, but the children born of rape perpetrated during the country's torment are still struggling with ......

 2021-03-04 08:40 

NHK

Uniqlo, GU's new price tags in Japan mean savings...

Uniqlo and GU stores in Japan will soon make a change to their price tags that will deliver savings to their customers....

 2021-03-04 08:30 

Japan Times

U.N. says 38 dead in Myanmar's 'bloodiest' day since coup...

The junta has so far ignored the global condemnation, responding to the uprising with escalating strength....

 2021-03-04 08:29 

China Post

Taiwan white rhino learning Japanese ahead of overseas 'marriage'...

A Taiwanese white rhino named Emma is preparing to find love overseas as she sets to become the first rhino sent abroad for breeding in Taiwan....

 2021-03-04 08:29 

China Post

| Taiwan bubble milk tea takes the UK by storm...

CPBdaily News Taiwan's bubble milk has swept through Japan, the United States, and even European countries in recent years. Children and adults, regardless of nationality, can hardly resist the sweet charm of bubble milk tea. According to a Bdaily New...

 2021-03-04 08:17 

NHK

Germany extends shutdown, to ease steps slowly...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has extended the store shutdown over the coronavirus pandemic, but says restrictions will be gradually eased in proportion to regional infection numbers....

 2021-03-04 08:01 

Korea Joongang Daily

If you want to live zero-waste, first ditch the all or nothing attitude...

When Jung Seong-il could no longer face the mountains of recycling that she and her husband were creating every week, she made the decision to live a zero-waste lifestyle....

 2021-03-04 08:00 

South China Morning Post

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Australian PM Scott Morrison backs attorney general accused of rape, says law must be followed...

Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Thursday expressed support for his attorney general, who this week denied accusations he raped a schoolgirl when he was a teenager.Morrison told reporters Australia must follow the rule of law and the presu...

 2021-03-04 07:57 

Central News Agency

Flemish parliament passes resolution to strengthen ties with Taiwan - Focus Taiwan...

Brussels/Taipei, March 4 (CNA) The Flemish Parliament of Federal Belgium approved a resolution on Wednesday calling for the region's government to strengthen its ties with Taiwan and work on promoting peace across the Taiwan Strait....

 2021-03-04 07:54 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Moon replaces senior secretary for civil affairs: Cheong Wa Dae...

(ATTN: UPDATES with details from 4th para; CHANGES photo)By Lee Chi-dong SEOUL, March 4 ......

 2021-03-04 07:43 

South China Morning Post

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Hong Kong ombudsman accuses authorities of inadequate monitoring of high-demand vaccines...

Hong Kong's ombudsman has accused authorities of inadequate monitoring of high-demand vaccines following an investigation into their quality, after fake human papillomavirus (HPV) shots were found at two clinics in 2019.The findings prompted the watch...

 2021-03-04 07:40 

The Asahi Shimbun

Facebook removes Thai military-linked information influencing accounts : The Asahi Shimbun...

BANGKOK--Facebook Inc. has taken down 185 accounts and groups engaged in an information-influencing...

 2021-03-04 07:37 

South China Morning Post

Myanmar protests: will Singapore's 'truth telling' make a difference as death toll rises?...

In the aftermath of the Myanmar military's violent crackdown on the 2007 Saffron Revolution mass protests, Singapore briefly found itself in the international spotlight alongside its ignominious Asean neighbour.With few outside players having leverage...

 2021-03-04 07:35 

Yonhap News

Hyundai Motor, LG Energy agree to cost-sharing for EV battery replacement...

SEOUL, March 4 (Yonhap) -- Hyundai Motor Co. said Thursday it has agreed with LG Energy So......

 2021-03-04 07:35 

Central News Agency

Taiwan confirms two new imported COVID-19 cases - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 4 (CNA) Taiwan on Thursday confirmed two new imported cases of COVID-19, one each from Nigeria and the Philippines, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC)....

 2021-03-04 07:32 

Yonhap News

Moon replaces senior secretary for civil affairs: Cheong Wa Dae...

SEOUL, March 4 (Yonhap) -- President Moon Jae-in replaced his senior secretary for civil a......

 2021-03-04 07:32 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Seoul stocks snap 2-day winning streak on increasing U.S. Treasury yields...

(ATTN: ADDS bond yields at bottom, photo) SEOUL, March 4 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks ......

 2021-03-04 07:30 

Yonhap News

S. Korean Bond Yields on Mar. 4, 2021...

Today (%) Previous Session(%) Change (BP) 1-year TB 0.672 ......

 2021-03-04 07:30 

The Asahi Shimbun

Huawei CFO lawyer says Trump comments a 'salvo' in trade war : The Asahi Shimbun...

VANCOUVER--Comments made by former U.S. President Donald Trump turned a senior executive for Chinese...

 2021-03-04 07:29 

The Mainichi

Former Pakistan PM wins Senate election in setback to gov't...
 2021-03-04 07:29 

The Mainichi

US House passes sweeping voting rights bill over GOP opposition...
 2021-03-04 07:29 

The Mainichi

South Korea economy shrank in 2020 for 1st time in 22 years...
 2021-03-04 07:29 

The Mainichi

Tokyo records 279 more coronavirus infections on March 4 2021/3/4...
 2021-03-04 07:29 

Yonhap News

(2nd LD) Gov't launches probe into LH officials' alleged land speculation, vows speedy process...

(ATTN: CHANGES headline; UPDATES throughout with prime minister's remarks; ADDS photo......

 2021-03-04 07:29 

The Mainichi

Female baby panda at western Japan zoo receives handmade toys for girls' festival 2021/3/4...
 2021-03-04 07:29 

The Mainichi

Nikkei hits 1-month low on concern about higher US interest rates...
 2021-03-04 07:29 

The Mainichi

Spanish food delivery workers march for law on their status...
 2021-03-04 07:29 

The Mainichi

Animated 'Demon Slayer' strikes chord with pandemic Japan...
 2021-03-04 07:29 

The Mainichi

Japan gov't vows swift probe after ethics scandal widens 2021/3/4...
 2021-03-04 07:24 

Guangming Online

China releases high-resolution Mars images from Tianwen-1 probe...

The China National Space Administration (CNSA) on Thursday published high-resolution images of Mars captured by the country's Tianwen-1 probe....

 2021-03-04 07:24 

Guangming Online

Students visit Chengdu Giant Panda Museum in Chengdu...

People visit the Chengdu Giant Panda Museum in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan Province, March 3, 2021. A giant panda-themed museum offering visitors an interactive experience opened to the public on Wednesday in Chengdu, capital of Sichuan Provinc...

 2021-03-04 07:24 

Guangming Online

China, Egypt cement solidarity against COVID-19...

Workers transport a batch of China's Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines in Cairo International Airport, Egypt, Feb. 23, 2021.China is willing to strengthen vaccine cooperation with Egypt, support international solidarity against the COVID-19 pandemic, and pr...

 2021-03-04 07:24 

Guangming Online

Night view of old town of Dali attracts tourists...

Tourists visit the old town of Dali, southwest China's Yunnan Province, March 3, 2021. The charming night view of the old town of Dali attracts a lot of tourists.Tourists are seen at the south gate of the old town of Dali, southwest China's Yunnan...

 2021-03-04 07:13 

NHK

Senior official faces new wining & dining probe...

The Japanese government says a senior communications ministry official who was disciplined for being wined and dined by a satellite broadcaster has admitted that he was also treated to meals by telecom giant NTT....

 2021-03-04 07:13 

NHK

US to respond to base attack in Iraq if necessary...

The US Defense Department says it will not hesitate to respond if necessary to the rocket attack against US troops at a military base in western Iraq....

 2021-03-04 07:10 

The Asahi Shimbun

EXPLAINER: What to look for at China’s annual Congress : The Asahi Shimbun...

BEIJING--China's legislature begins its annual meeting this week with economic growth, climate and...

 2021-03-04 07:05 

RTHK News

Economic freedom report is biased: Paul Chan...

The financial secretary struck back at a US think tank on Thursday for its decision to dump Hong Kong from an annual economic freedom index report, saying the assessment is unjustified and "clouded by political bias".Year after year, the SAR autho...

 2021-03-04 07:05 

Yonhap News

(URGENT) Moon replaces senior secretary for civil affairs: Cheong Wa Dae...

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