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 2017-09-21 15:50 

Central News Agency

Taiwan holds safety drill at second nuclear power plant... +

Taipei, Sept. 21 (CNA) A nuclear emergency exercise was held Thursday at Taiwan's second nuclear power plant in New Taipei City as part of an annual disaster prevention and rescue drill held nationwide....

 2017-09-21 15:50 

Central News Agency

Tang Prize CEO advises on combating climate change... +

Taipei, Sept. 21 (CNA) Tang Prize Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Chern Jenn-chuan () offered advice on how best to combat climate change at an international meeting in Bangkok, Thailand, Sept. 19-21....

 2017-09-21 15:31 

Ecns.cn

Men of steel ... +

Smart systems and automation have curbed pollution and increased energy efficiency in the heavy industry sectors...

 2017-09-21 15:22 

Korea Joongang Daily

Moon reinvites North to Games... +

Ahead of his United Nations speech, President Moon Jae-in offered yet another olive branch to the North on Wednesday....

 2017-09-21 15:22 

Korea Joongang Daily

Full text of Moon's address at U.N. General Assembly... +

The following is the text of South Korean President Moon Jae-in's address to the U.N. General Assembly in New York on Thursday....

 2017-09-21 15:21 

Ecns.cn

Timing of Lee's visit proves relations remain resilient ... +

To everyone concerned about the recent vicissitudes in China-Singapore relations, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's ongoing China visit, his first state visit since August 2013, is welcome, and it is being perceived as a sign that the soured bila...

 2017-09-21 15:19 

Ecns.cn

Study finds Chinese unicorns are galloping ahead of U.S. rivals ... +

China could soon overtake the U.S. as the tech unicorn capital of the world, according to a recent report by a leading consultancy group, coming on the back of successive reforms and policies aimed at boosting innovation and startups in the country....

 2017-09-21 15:16 

Ecns.cn

Chinese FM calls for calm on Korean Peninsula situation ... +

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Wednesday called on all parties to stay calm to prevent the mounting tension on the Korean Peninsula from spiralling out of control....

 2017-09-21 15:15 

Ecns.cn

China-Russia drills a boon to mutual trust ... +

The navies of China and Russia started the second stage of their weeklong Joint Sea-2017 military drills in the Sea of Japan on Monday, following the first stage which was held two months ago in the Baltic Sea. The drills, held annually since 2012, will f...

 2017-09-21 15:11 

Ecns.cn

Only U.S., DPRK can resolve peninsula issue ... +

In his maiden speech at the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to totally destroy the Democratic People's Republic of Korea if need be....

 2017-09-21 15:08 

Ecns.cn

West China city woos innovative overseas talent ... +

Chengdu, capital of southwest China's Sichuan Province, Tuesday opened an office to attract overseas talent in Toronto, Canada....

 2017-09-21 15:05 

Ecns.cn

Volvo doubles U.S. plant investment ... +

To achieve higher growth, Chinese-owned Swedish automaker Volvo Cars is planning to enlarge its factory in the U.S., Bloomberg reported Wednesday....

 2017-09-21 15:05 

Ecns.cn

California sues Trump administration against construction of border wall ... +

California's Attorney General Xavier Becerra Wednesday announced a lawsuit against Trump administration's plan to build a wall along the border between the United States and Mexico....

 2017-09-21 15:02 

Ecns.cn

Mobike enters the U.S. ... +

Mobike, One of China's largest bike-sharing companies, announced its first foray into the U.S. market on Wednesday, with an initial placement of dockless bikes in downtown areas of Washington DC....

 2017-09-21 14:58 

Ecns.cn

Caterpillar upbeat on China's economy, industry growth ... +

U.S. heavy machinery giant Caterpillar is optimistic about China's economic outlook in the coming years and expects steady market growth in the country, a company executive said Wednesday....

 2017-09-21 14:58 

Ecns.cn

Ambassador speaks out on issues affecting Americans ... +

An ambassador rarely speaks for the people of the foreign country where he or she is posted. However, I've heard China's Washington envoy Cui Tiankai speak for the Americans at least twice recently....

 2017-09-21 14:57 

South China Morning Post

[ Asia ]

We do not desire the collapse of North Korea: South Korean president Moon Jae-in strikes conciliatory tone at UN general Assembly... +

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday he did not seek North Korea’s collapse, using an address to the United Nations to urge a scaling down of sky-high tensions. Moon, a long-time dove who was elected in May, warned North Korea to end ...

 2017-09-21 14:57 

Ecns.cn

Blooming ottelia acuminata floats on river in Guangxi ... +
 2017-09-21 14:56 

The Mainichi

Unpaid pension benefits highlight health ministry's structural problems 2017 9 21... +

The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has failed to address the problem of a massive amount of unpaid pension benefits for spouses of former public servants and others even though it was aware of the issue, it emerged during out-of-session Diet meetin...

 2017-09-21 14:55 

Ecns.cn

New bank branch opens in Tibet ... +

China Everbright Bank opened a branch in Tibet autonomous region on Wednesday, which will support the region's economic development with heavy financing over the next five years....

 2017-09-21 14:51 

Central News Agency

Taiwan wins 2nd gold in taekwondo at Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Games... +

Taipei, Sept. 21 (CNA) Taiwan won another gold medal in taekwondo at the 2017 5th Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Games in Turkmenistan Thursday....

 2017-09-21 14:51 

Ecns.cn

World Bank warns technology, trade changes disrupt manufacturing-led development ... +

The World Bank on Wednesday warned that technology advances and changes in trade are disrupting opportunities for low-income developing countries that intend to develop manufacturing as a way of getting out of poverty and promoting prosperity....

 2017-09-21 14:50 

Ecns.cn

Atletico Madrid's Wanda Metropolitano Stadium named as venue for 2019 Champions League ... +

Atletico Madrid's Wanda Metropolitano Stadium was on Wednesday named as the venue for the 2019 Champions League final by UEFA, the governing body of European football....

 2017-09-21 14:48 

Ecns.cn

Vision of 'good harvest' led to call for growth of FTZ in Shanghai ... +

China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone, the first of its kind in the country, has been working as a driving force of deepened reform and opening-up, with the number of innovative ideas and policies duplicated and promoted worldwide as President Xi Jinping...

 2017-09-21 14:45 

Ecns.cn

Booming demand causes price surge ... +

Domestic demand is fueling a rise in steel prices as China reports solid economic data....

 2017-09-21 14:45 

Ecns.cn

China, Russia agree to expand energy cooperation ... +

Chinese Vice-Premier Zhang Gaoli and his Russian counterpart Arkady Dvorkovich Wednesday agreed to expand energy cooperation between the two countries....

 2017-09-21 14:44 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Moon urges to U.N. to play greater role in ending N. Korean nuclear standoff... +

South Korean President Moon Jae-in called on the United Nations on Thursday to play a greater role in peacefully resolving the North Korean nuclear issue, calling it the most urgent challenge facing the world body....

 2017-09-21 14:44 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Intruder breaks into former Canadian officials Hong Kong home... +

The former executive director of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, David Nesbitt, became the latest victim in a recent spate of high profile break-ins in Hong Kong after someone broke into his home in the early hours of Thursday. The 70-year-old was awoke...

 2017-09-21 14:44 

Ecns.cn

Most Russians want Putin to be president again: poll ... +

Most Russians want President Vladimir Putin to remain in office, while some are ready to support any successor backed by Putin, a poll showed Wednesday....

 2017-09-21 14:43 

South China Morning Post

We arrived late: Pope Francis admits Catholic Church was too slow to confront sexual abuse by clergy... +

Pope Francis, in some of his most candid and personal comments on the sexual abuse of children by priests, said on Thursday the Catholic Church had “arrived late” in dealing with the problem. Francis, speaking in unscripted remarks to a commis...

 2017-09-21 14:41 

Ecns.cn

Croatian electric car maker gets 30 mln euros from Chinese investor ... +

Croatian electric vehicle manufacturer Rimac Automobili has closed a 30-million-euro deal with China-based Camel Group Ltd., the Croatian company announced here on Tuesday evening....

 2017-09-21 14:41 

Ecns.cn

State Council extends cross-border zones to facilitate e-commerce ... +

China will set up more cross-border e-commerce pilot zones to facilitate trade and boost China's global competitiveness, under a decision made at a State Council executive meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday....

 2017-09-21 14:39 

Ecns.cn

Great Wall of Ming Dynasty long forgotten in recycling site ... +
 2017-09-21 14:39 

Ecns.cn

Diamond ring worth 1 mln HKD found in park after smash-and-grab robbery ... +

A diamond ring worth about 1 million Hong Kong dollars (about 128,205 U.S. dollars) has been found in a park and confirmed to be one of the nine pieces of jewellery stolen in a Tuesday daylight smash-and-grab robbery in Hong Kong, police said Wednesday....

 2017-09-21 14:39 

Ecns.cn

China begins to restore 350 kmh bullet train ... +

China began Thursday to restore the maximum speed of bullet train on the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed railway to 350 kilometers per hour, six years after it was was reduced to 300 kmh....

 2017-09-21 14:37 

Ecns.cn

Chinese president expresses condolences to Mexico over earthquake ... +

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday sent a condolence message to his Mexican counterpart Enrique Pena Nieto over a strong earthquake that hit central Mexico....

 2017-09-21 14:37 

Ecns.cn

Highlights of 17th Pingyao Int'l Photography Festival ... +
 2017-09-21 14:37 

Ecns.cn

Michelin updates Shanghai food guide ... +

Amid widespread speculation, French tire manufacturer Michelin updated its famed food guide for Shanghai on Wednesday....

 2017-09-21 14:37 

The Mainichi

Sumo: Goeido still 2 wins clear despite shock defeat at Autumn meet... +

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Ozeki Goeido stayed on course for his second career championship at the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament on Thursday, despite a surprise second defeat at the hands of fourth-ranked maegashira Shohozan....

 2017-09-21 14:35 

Ecns.cn

Start-up offers Swiss air in can with eye on polluted cities ... +

A Swiss start-up company has launched sales of local Alpine air bottled for residents of heavily polluted cities elsewhere in the world, Swiss media reported Wednesday....

 2017-09-21 14:32 

Ecns.cn

82-year-old dedicated to building online family tree ... +
 2017-09-21 14:31 

Ecns.cn

World should focus more on small businesses, young people: Jack Ma ... +

The world should make sure small businesses and developing countries benefit from globalization and offer young people opportunities to be involved in global issues, said Jack Ma, founder and chairman of China's online retail giant Alibaba....

 2017-09-21 14:29 

Ecns.cn

Story doesn't end despite Merkel's assured win in election ... +

It's almost certain that German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Union Party will win the most votes in the federal election on Sept. 24, but uncertainties still remain concerning the performance of smaller parties, which may play key roles in the formation of ...

 2017-09-21 14:29 

Ecns.cn

RMB closer to international currency status ... +

Exchange rate stability, nation's reserve growth signs of yuan maturity...

 2017-09-21 14:27 

Ecns.cn

Dongfeng Peugeot Citroen recalls 2,317 vehicles with faulty tires ... +

Dongfeng Peugeot Citroen Automobile will recall 2,317 defective automobiles with problematic tires, China's consumer quality watchdog said Wednesday....

 2017-09-21 14:26 

Ecns.cn

Beijing's first unmanned metro starts test run ... +
 2017-09-21 14:26 

Ecns.cn

CPC punishes officials for consuming high-end alcohol ... +

The Communist Party of China's (CPC) top disciplinary watchdog Wednesday named and shamed officials in five cases for consuming high-end wine and liquor bought with public funds.[Special coverage]...

 2017-09-21 14:24 

Ecns.cn

Top political advisor stresses uniting overseas Chinese ... +

China's top political advisor Wednesday stressed the importance of uniting people from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, as well as other overseas Chinese to make greater contributions to the country's development....

 2017-09-21 14:23 

Yonhap News

Trump says to put more sanctions on N. Korea... +

U.S. President Donald Trump said Wednesday he will put more sanctions on North Korea for its nuclear and ballistic missile programs....

 2017-09-21 14:23 

Ecns.cn

China puts 103 mln hectares of farmland under permanent protection ... +

China has put 103.3 million hectares of farmland under permanent protection, stating that the areas should not be used for non-farming purposes....

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