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 2018-04-19 17:42 

Ecns.cn

Truth, not myths should prevail over China-U.S. trade...

Though repeating a lie creates the illusion of truth, yet myths, unlike the plain truth which is sustained by fact, can't stand the test of time....

 2018-04-19 17:37 

Ecns.cn

China-Chile FTA boon to European business...

In geographical terms, Chile marks the farthest point from China, but the two countries have succeeded in forging a free trade agreement (FTA) that has brought them closer, and Europe in the bargain....

 2018-04-19 17:36 

Ecns.cn

Fed-up Chinese parents turn to anger management...

Anger management for young parents in China is all the rage, as classes aiming to school parents in staying cool continue to pop up in cities across the country....

 2018-04-19 17:35 

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Ming Dynasty city gate covered with Boston ivy...
 2018-04-19 17:33 

Ecns.cn

Economists say Asia will ride B&R to robust growth in future...

Despite a shaky global recovery and rising trade protectionism, the Asian economy will maintain robust growth in the upcoming years, as countries in the region deepen economic cooperation and benefit from the Belt and Road Initiative, renowned economists ...

 2018-04-19 17:31 

China Post

Wu Maw-kuen sworn in as education minister, addresses controversies...

Wu Maw-kuen (), a member of Taiwan's top research institute Academia Sinica, took office as the new minister of education Thursday....

 2018-04-19 17:29 

Ecns.cn

Drive for affordable cancer drugs...

Government's tariff exemption policy on imported cancer medicine to improve national health...

 2018-04-19 17:26 

Ecns.cn

Chinese military drone maker eyes civilian market...

One of China's leading drone makers is developing unarmed versions of its military drones in order to enter an expected larger civilian market, China Daily reported Thursday....

 2018-04-19 17:23 

Ecns.cn

Miguel Diaz-Canel, 57, to succeed Raul Castro as Cuba's next president...

Cuba moved a step closer to having a new president Wednesday with First Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel nominated as President Raul Castro's successor in a historic generation change for the first time in almost six decades....

 2018-04-19 17:21 

China Post

Taiwan hopes talks under TIFA will resume this year...

Hsiao Chen-jung (), a senior trade negotiator of the Office of Trade Negotiations of the Executive Yuan, said Thursday that Taiwan hopes that talks under the Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) with the United States will resume this year....

 2018-04-19 17:20 

South China Morning Post

US-China trade row threatens global confidence, warns IMF head Christine Lagarde...

The biggest danger from the US-China trade dispute is the threat to global confidence and investment, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde warned on Thursday."The actual impact on growth is not very substantial, when you mea...

 2018-04-19 17:19 

Ecns.cn

Water spray aims to deter jaywalkers in Hubei Province...

Traffic authorities in Dazhi city of Huangshi, Hubei Province, have figured out a way to prevent pedestrians from running red lights, according to Xinhua: spraying them with water....

 2018-04-19 17:18 

Ecns.cn

U.S. action on ZTE to hurt itself: MOC...

China's Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said Thursday that the U.S. action against China's leading telecom equipment maker ZTE Corp will damage itself....

 2018-04-19 17:18 

Ecns.cn

China eyes early accession to WTO Government Procurement...

(ECNS) -- China will actively participate in negotiations over the country's accession to the World Trade Organization's Agreement on Government Procurement (GPA), said an official from the Finance Ministry's National Treasury Department....

 2018-04-19 17:14 

Ecns.cn

PLA's aviation brigade holds live-fire exercise...
 2018-04-19 17:14 

Ecns.cn

Impact of trade frictions on China's balance of payments controllable: official...

The impact of Sino-U.S. trade frictions on China's balance of international payments is overall controllable, an official with the country's foreign exchange regulator said Thursday....

 2018-04-19 17:12 

Ecns.cn

Still no talks over trade dispute between China, U.S.: MOC...

There have not been any bilateral talks over trade frictions between China and the United States, China's Ministry of Commerce said Thursday....

 2018-04-19 17:12 

South China Morning Post

European MPs urge US not to scrap Iran nuclear deal...

About 500 lawmakers from Germany, France and Britain on Thursday urged the US Congress to support the Iran nuclear deal which President Donald Trump has threatened to abandon."It is the US's and Europe's interest to prevent nuclear proliferati...

 2018-04-19 17:11 

Ecns.cn

Cats and mini-hotel rooms welcome readers in Zhengzhou bookstore...
 2018-04-19 16:50 

South China Morning Post

[ Asia ]

Truce village or European capital? Possible Trump-Kim summit venues...

US President Donald Trump says that five locations are under consideration for his expected meeting with Kim Jong-un, the leader of nuclear-armed North Korea.But he gave no clues as to what they might be, and speculation is rife as to the possibilities wi...

 2018-04-19 16:32 

Taipei Times

Wu Maw-kuen on defense as he takes education post...

Newly inaugurated Minister of Education Wu Maw-kuen () yesterday reiterated that he had never illegally worked in China and said the Ministry of Education would in the next week make a decision on the appointment of National Taiwan University (NTU) presid...

 2018-04-19 16:32 

Taipei Times

Doctor Asperger 'actively' worked with Nazis: study...

Austrian pediatrician Hans Asperger, after whom Asperger's syndrome is named, "actively cooperated" with the Nazi euthanasia program, a new study published yesterday said....

 2018-04-19 16:31 

Taipei Times

LCD prices to drop: IHS Markit...

LCD panel manufacturers are likely to swing into the red again from this quarter as aggressive capacity expansion in China aggravates a supply glut and puts greater pressure on panel prices, IHS Markit forecast yesterday....

 2018-04-19 16:31 

Taipei Times

Polaris advances cancer research with US partner...

Polaris Group () yesterday said its studies into using its new cancer treatment, ADI-PEG 20, in a combination treatment would be boosted by a newly formed partnership with a US cancer research center....

 2018-04-19 16:31 

Taipei Times

Australian minister tells banks they must do more to regain public's trust...

Australia's financial services minister yesterday said that the country's banks have a lot of work to do to regain the public's trust as executives prepared for another day of grilling before a powerful inquiry into the scandal-hit sector....

 2018-04-19 16:31 

Taipei Times

Erdogan calls early elections in Turkey...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday caught Turkey off guard by calling early elections for June, in a move that could cement his grip on power a year ahead of schedule....

 2018-04-19 16:31 

Taipei Times

Official quits after harassment claim...

A senior Ministry of Finance official resigned on Wednesday after being accused of sexual misconduct in the latest embarrassment for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's embattled government, already hit by cronyism and other scandals....

 2018-04-19 16:31 

Taipei Times

Napoli beat Udinese to keep title hopes alive as Juventus stumble at Crotone...

SSC Napoli on Wednesday kept their title hopes alive with a 4-2 win over Udinese as champions Juventus' path to a seventh consecutive Serie A title was stalled 1-1 at Crotone....

 2018-04-19 16:30 

Taipei Times

I ordered nun's investigation: Duterte...

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday said he ordered the investigation into a 71-year-old Australian nun for "disorderly conduct, justifying it as a legal move against "undesirable"; foreigners....

 2018-04-19 16:30 

Taipei Times

United give Mourinho selection headache with win...

Jose Mourinho admitted that Manchester United had given him an FA Cup semi-final selection dilemma after their 2-0 win at AFC Bournemouth on Wednesday....

 2018-04-19 16:30 

Taipei Times

Pearl River Delta has huge potential...

After the US in March passed the Taiwan Travel Act to authorize official bilateral contacts, China offered a series of benefits and subsidies to Taiwanese business executives, accountants, lawyers, scientists, professors, publishers, artists and filmmaker...

 2018-04-19 16:30 

Taipei Times

Mbappe scores brace as PSG secure Coupe final berth...

Kylian Mbappe struck a brace and Christopher Nkunku added a late third as Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday marched into the Coupe de France final thanks to 3-1 win at Stade Malherbe Caen....

 2018-04-19 16:30 

Taipei Times

[ Taiwan ]

KMT lawmaker wants Taiwan to emulate Duterte...

A Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) legislator yesterday said the government should follow the Philippines' example in fighting illegal drugs by executing drug dealers....

 2018-04-19 16:30 

Taipei Times

Amazon Prime service hits 100 million paid subscribers...

The ranks of people subscribing to Amazon.com Inc's Prime service for speedy delivery of purchases and streamed television has topped 100 million, chief executive officer Jeff Bezos said on Wednesday in an annual letter....

 2018-04-19 16:30 

Taipei Times

P&G to buy Merck consumer health unit for US$4.21bn...

Procter & Gamble Co (P&G) is to acquire the consumer health business of Merck KGaA for about 3.4 billion euros (US$4.21 billion), giving it vitamin brands such as Seven Seas, and greater exposure to Latin American and Asian markets....

 2018-04-19 16:30 

Taipei Times

[ Taiwan ]

Students treated for symptoms of food poisoning...

More than 180 students at National Chia-Yi Senior Commercial Vocation School ended up in hospital emergency rooms in Chiayi on Wednesday and yesterday with suspected food poisoning, and two who were severely ill have been hospitalized....

 2018-04-19 16:30 

Taipei Times

Japanese winner of Boston Marathon to quit day job, go pro...

The Japanese high-school clerk who sensationally won the Boston Marathon, despite having neither a coach nor a sponsor, yesterday announced that he was packing in his day job and turning professional....

 2018-04-19 16:30 

Taipei Times

EDITORIAL: LGBT rights face renewed threat...

Next month should have been a time for celebration for LGBT rights advocates, as it marks the first anniversary of the Council of Grand Justices' ruling paving the way for the legalization of same-sex marriage within two years....

 2018-04-19 16:30 

Taipei Times

[ Taiwan ]

PLAAF conducting drills skirting Taiwan's space...

The Chinese People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) has over the past two days conducted drills with strategic bombers and support aircraft that skirted Taiwan's territorial space, the Ministry of National Defense said yesterday....

 2018-04-19 16:30 

Taipei Times

[ Taiwan ]

Taipei voters want DPP to field own candidate: survey...

A poll released yesterday showed that 42 percent of Taipei voters think the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) should field its own candidate for November's Taipei mayoral election, while 28.3 percent favor the DPP endorsing Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je ()....

 2018-04-19 16:29 

Taipei Times

'It's going to happen': Is the world ready for war in space?...

When you hear the phrase "space war," it is easy to conjure images that could have come from a Star Wars movie: dogfights in space, motherships blasting into warp speed, planet-killing lasers and astronauts with ray guns. It is also just as easy t...

 2018-04-19 16:29 

Taipei Times

Pestering prevention draft finalized...

The Executive Yuan yesterday finalized a draft pestering behavior prevention act, which proposes a maximum prison term of three years and a maximum fine of NT$300,000 for those found guilty of harassing others out of affection or hatred....

 2018-04-19 16:29 

Taipei Times

Underwhelming Real held to draw at home by Bilbao...

Real Madrid might be the favorites in the UEFA Champions League, but a 1-1 draw against Athletic Bilbao on Wednesday will hardly have struck fear into Bayern Munich....

 2018-04-19 16:29 

Taipei Times

[ Taiwan ]

Lee Ching-yu urges UK to note rights abuses in China...

Lee Ching-yu (), the wife of Taiwanese human rights and democracy activist Lee Ming-che (), called on the UK to pay more attention to China's human rights abuses, during a hearing at the British parliament on Wednesday....

 2018-04-19 16:29 

Taipei Times

[ Taiwan ]

Tsai encourages investment in Africa...

President Tsai Ing-wen () on Wednesday vowed that Taiwan would not be absent in Africa and could make more contributions to Swaziland and elsewhere on the continent....

 2018-04-19 16:29 

Taipei Times

[ Taiwan ]

Miaoli township to restore century-old railway stations...

Two 100-year-old railway stations in Miaoli's Zaociao Township ( ) have been selected for renovation as part of a project to restore historical stops....

 2018-04-19 16:29 

Taipei Times

LeBron leads Cavs to win over Pacers...

LeBron James on Wednesday crystalized his reputation as one of the best playoff performers in NBA history as the Cleveland Cavaliers rebounded from a Game 1 rout with a 100-97 win over the Indiana Pacers....

 2018-04-19 16:29 

Taipei Times

China delays Qualcomm deal...

Chinese regulators are seeking additional concessions from Qualcomm Inc before approving its proposed purchase of NXP Semiconductors NV, further complicating the long-delayed deal and possibly adding to trade tensions between China and the US....

 2018-04-19 16:29 

Taipei Times

New Mexico town rethinks tribute to Spanish conqueror...

A northern New Mexico city nestled among tribal lands is reconsidering its annual commemoration of the 1598 arrival of Spanish conquistador Juan de Onate, who is both revered as a Hispanic founding father and reviled for brutality against Native Americans...

 2018-04-19 16:29 

Taipei Times

US nanny who killed two kids convicted of murder...

A once-trusted nanny who butchered two children in her care while their mother was at a sibling's swimming lesson and their father was on a business trip was convicted of murder by a jury that did not believe her claims she was too insane at the time ...

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