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 2018-08-20 05:09 

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China celebrates first Medical Workers' Day...

Activities were held and promotion videos released for the celebrations of China's first Medical Workers' Day, which falls on Sunday, to call for respect from society for the country's 11.7 million medical and health workers....

 2018-08-20 05:08 

Ecns.cn

Indonesian President Joko meets Chinese president's special envoy...

Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Saturday met with Chinese President Xi Jinping's special envoy Sun Chunlan, who was invited to attend the opening ceremony of the 2018 Asian Games....

 2018-08-20 05:05 

The Mainichi

Strong typhoon Soulik on course to approach southern Japan on evening of Aug. 21 2018/8/20...
 2018-08-20 05:05 

The Mainichi

Hiroshima Pref. survey to ask residents why they didn't evacuate in deadly downpours...
 2018-08-20 05:05 

The Mainichi

Kono calls for increasing members joining arms trade treaty...
 2018-08-20 05:05 

The Mainichi

Japan to create first regional counter-cyberattack unit in GSDF's Western Army...
 2018-08-20 04:46 

China Post

Poland's president visits Australian capital and Parliament...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Poland's president met with Australian leaders Monday on a visit focused on security and trade. President Andrzej Duda met Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and opposition leader Bill Shorten at Parliament House before l...

 2018-08-20 04:45 

China Post

Trump administration less concerned about conserving oil...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S., the Trump administration declares in a major new policy statement that threatens to undermine decades of government campaigns for gas-thrifty cars and other conservat...

 2018-08-20 04:38 

South China Morning Post

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Thailand's 86-year-old Queen Sirikit admitted to hospital...

Thailand's 86-year-old Queen Sirikit is being treated for influenza at a Bangkok hospital, the Royal Household Bureau said in a statement on Monday in a rare statement on her health.Sirikit, who was queen consort to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, w...

 2018-08-20 04:36 

NHK

2 tropical storms near Japan strengthen...

Two tropical systems are moving toward southwestern Japan, and are expected to hit the region in the next few days....

 2018-08-20 04:35 

South China Morning Post

Beijing's clean air drive paying off with swift recovery from 'airpocalypse', pollution readings suggest...

Beijing residents have been breathing some of their cleanest air in a decade as they begin to reap the benefits of China's anti-smog push.Of the seven lowest monthly pollution readings in the capital since 2008, five have been recorded since the begin...

 2018-08-20 04:34 

South China Morning Post

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Indonesian kindergarten dresses girls as Islamic State-style jihadis...

A kindergarten in Indonesian has been criticised for dressing girls up in black, Islamic State-style costumes and replica rifles for an independence day parade, with organisers forced to apologise for the embarrassing gaffe.Photographs of the parade in th...

 2018-08-20 04:33 

NHK

Kono calls for cooperation to boost arms treaty...

Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono says parties to a treaty regulating the trade of conventional arms should work together to encourage more countries to join it....

 2018-08-20 04:32 

NHK

Bolton warns of meddling by China, N.Korea...

US National Security Advisor John Bolton says Russia is not the only country that could try to interfere in November's midterm elections....

 2018-08-20 04:20 

South China Morning Post

Weinstein accuser Asia Argento 'paid child star Jimmy Bennett, who said she sexual assaulted him'...

Italian actress Asia Argento, who became a leading figure in the #MeToo movement after accusing powerhouse producer Harvey Weinstein of rape, paid hush money to a man who claimed she sexually assaulted him when he was 17, The New York Times reported Sunda...

 2018-08-20 04:15 

China Post

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Apple Daily: Beijing waging all-out war against Taiwan...

The United States' trade war with China must be seen as an integral part of a long-term strategic competition between the world's two largest economies, and where it will end is anybody's guess. As Taiwan has close trade relations with both th...

 2018-08-20 04:13 

Central News Agency

Rain forecast for southern Taiwan Monday...

Taipei, Aug. 20 (CNA) With the influence of southwesterly winds, rain is expected to continue in southern Taiwan Monday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB)....

 2018-08-20 04:01 

Ecns.cn

China's Sanya awarded 2020 Asian Beach Games, Japan's 3rd Asiad to be held in autumn...

A general assembly of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has approved here on Sunday that China's coastal heaven of Sanya to host the 6th Asian Beach Games in 2020 and the 2026 Asian Games, cohosted by Japan's Aichi prefecture and Nagoya city, will...

 2018-08-20 04:00 

Taiwan News

In 1968, Warsaw Pact troops suppressed the Prague Spring...

In 1968, Soviet troops marched into Czechoslovakia, ending the brief, exuberant Prague Spring. The legacy of the invasion is evident in the modern-day Czech Republic — one need look no further than the prime minister....

 2018-08-20 04:00 

Taiwan News

Afghanistan declares Eid ceasefire with Taliban...

It's not immediately clear whether the militant group has accepted Kabul's call for truce during the Muslim holiday. The...

 2018-08-20 04:00 

Taiwan News

Meetings could be last for families in divided Korea...

Reunions for relatives separated by the Korean border are taking place again after over three years. For many families, these meetings have come too late, Fabian Kretschmer reports from Seoul....

 2018-08-20 04:00 

Taiwan News

Cyprus extradites Egyptian airline hijacker...

Cyprus has extradited to Cairo an Egyptian who hijacked an airliner in 2016 and said he sought asylum to highlight Egypt's...

 2018-08-20 04:00 

Taiwan News

Trailing 1-0, Cologne responds with 9 goals in German Cup...

Trailing 1-0, Cologne responds with 9 goals in German Cup...

 2018-08-20 04:00 

Taiwan News

2 monks referred to trial over abbot's killing in Egypt...

2 monks referred to trial over abbot's killing in Egypt...

 2018-08-20 04:00 

Taiwan News

Indians' Martin being released from hospital after infection...

Indians' Martin being released from hospital after infection...

 2018-08-20 04:00 

Taiwan News

Brazil to send troops to town bordering Venezuela...

Brazil to send troops to town bordering Venezuela...

 2018-08-20 04:00 

Taiwan News

Chiefs sign CB Scandrick to $1.5M contract for this season...

Chiefs sign CB Scandrick to $1.5M contract for this season...

 2018-08-20 04:00 

Taiwan News

Man City highlights gulf to fierce rival United in EPL...

Man City highlights gulf to fierce rival United in EPL...

 2018-08-20 04:00 

Taiwan News

BC-SOC--Argentine Standings...

BC-SOC--Argentine Standings...

 2018-08-20 04:00 

Taiwan News

Bordeaux loses 2nd straight league game; Saint-Etienne draws...

Bordeaux loses 2nd straight league game; Saint-Etienne draws...

 2018-08-20 04:00 

Taiwan News

With sloppy defending, Man United loses 3-2 to Brighton...

With sloppy defending, Man United loses 3-2 to Brighton...

 2018-08-20 04:00 

Taiwan News

Missouri school district embraces gender-neutral bathrooms...

Missouri school district embraces gender-neutral bathrooms...

 2018-08-20 04:00 

Taiwan News

Iran appoints former F-14 Tomcat pilot as air force chief...

Iran appoints former F-14 Tomcat pilot as air force chief...

 2018-08-20 04:00 

Taiwan News

Iraq's top court ratifies manual recount of May ballots...

Iraq's top court ratifies manual recount of May ballots...

 2018-08-20 04:00 

Taiwan News

Man United women's team off to winning start...

Man United women's team off to winning start...

 2018-08-20 04:00 

Taiwan News

Doctor convicted of sexual assault of patient gets probation...

Doctor convicted of sexual assault of patient gets probation...

 2018-08-20 04:00 

Taiwan News

England-India 3rd Test Scores...

England-India 3rd Test Scores...

 2018-08-20 04:00 

Taiwan News

Venezuelan jittery ahead of sudden economic reforms...

Venezuelan jittery ahead of sudden economic reforms...

 2018-08-20 04:00 

Taiwan News

Mexican poppy producing state votes to decriminalize opium...

Mexican poppy producing state votes to decriminalize opium...

 2018-08-20 04:00 

Taiwan News

Bolton meets Netanyahu in Jerusalem to discuss Iran...

Bolton meets Netanyahu in Jerusalem to discuss Iran...

 2018-08-20 04:00 

Taiwan News

Power starts bid for 3rd straight Pocono win from the pole...

Power starts bid for 3rd straight Pocono win from the pole...

 2018-08-20 04:00 

Taiwan News

Backstreet Boys fans treated for injuries after storm...

Backstreet Boys fans treated for injuries after storm...

 2018-08-20 04:00 

Taiwan News

Retired Navy captain indicted in massive bribery scandal...

Retired Navy captain indicted in massive bribery scandal...

 2018-08-20 04:00 

Taiwan News

Dzeko scores stunning late goal as Roma beats Torino...

Dzeko scores stunning late goal as Roma beats Torino...

 2018-08-20 04:00 

Taiwan News

The Latest: Wickens spins into fence in wreck at Pocono...

The Latest: Wickens spins into fence in wreck at Pocono...

 2018-08-20 04:00 

Taiwan News

Italy bridge designer warned in 1979 of risk of corrosion...

Italy bridge designer warned in 1979 of risk of corrosion...

 2018-08-20 04:00 

Taiwan News

Bills QB AJ McCarron getting 2nd opinion on shoulder injury...

Bills QB AJ McCarron getting 2nd opinion on shoulder injury...

 2018-08-20 04:00 

Taiwan News

Norway's Hovland leads US Amateur by 4 holes after 1st 18...

Norway's Hovland leads US Amateur by 4 holes after 1st 18...

 2018-08-20 04:00 

Taiwan News

Cubs RHP Darvish lasts just 1 inning in rehab start...

Cubs RHP Darvish lasts just 1 inning in rehab start...

 2018-08-20 04:00 

Taiwan News

BC-SOC--Spanish Standings...

BC-SOC--Spanish Standings...

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