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 2019-05-27 05:23 

South China Morning Post

Chinese Mercedes-Benz dealer in customer viral video protest fined US$145,000...

A car dealer in central China, that became the target of a public protest by an unhappy customer in April was fined a total of 1 million yuan (US$145,000) for selling faulty vehicles, the Xian News portal said on Monday.A customer of Shaanxi-based Xian Li...

 2019-05-27 05:22 

Formosa News

Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je successfully wraps up trip to Japan...
 2019-05-27 05:22 

Formosa News

US agreed to controversial renaming of top Taiwanese diplomatic agency to pressure China: scholar...
 2019-05-27 05:22 

Formosa News

Keeping alive Taiwan's unique terrazzo heritage...
 2019-05-27 05:22 

Formosa News

Prices of driving lessons to rise in first hike in 13 years...
 2019-05-27 05:11 

Central News Agency

Public urged to be ready for Wan-an air-raid drills...

Taipei, May 27 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen () and Premier Su Tseng-chang () on Monday urged the public to follow the instructions of evacuation personnel and seek shelter during the annual Wan-an air-raid drill which is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p....

 2019-05-27 05:04 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

As Hong Kong extradition row rages, diplomats and lawmakers meet for Legco lunch...

Top envoys to Hong Kong were set to break bread with city legislators on Monday, amid swirling diplomatic storm clouds over the government's controversial changes to extradition laws.A total of 32 consuls general and other diplomats including top US e...

 2019-05-27 05:00 

Yonhap News

Today in Korean history...

May 28 1905 -- A railroad linking the capital city of Seoul with the port city of Busan ......

 2019-05-27 04:59 

Yonhap News

New civilian-military exercise defensive in nature: defense ministry...

SEOUL, May 27 (Yonhap) -- A new civilian-military exercise that kicked off on Monday is &q......

 2019-05-27 04:46 

China Post

Nepal on high alert for general strike after explosions...

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Security forces in Nepal were on high alert Monday amid a general strike called by an outlawed communist group suspected in a series of explosions that killed four people and wounded seven more in the capital. Schools and mai...

 2019-05-27 04:46 

China Post

Bolivian women fight gender-based violence through theater...

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — On stage, amid the hubbub of a Bolivian street market, women recount their stories of abuse at the hands of men. But the violence depicted in the play isn't just make-believe for the 22 indigenous actresses: It's based...

 2019-05-27 04:46 

China Post

Europe at crossroads as far right makes big gains in vote...

BRUSSELS (AP) — The traditional centrist leaders of Europe have been assailed from the nationalist, anti-immigration far-right and the environmental activist left in polarized, continentwide elections that will force pro-European moderates into forg...

 2019-05-27 04:46 

China Post

AP Analysis: Pro-Bolsonaro demos in Brazil show gov't risks...

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Not even five months into his four-year term, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is struggling so much to push forward with his agenda despite a big election victory that many of the far-right leader's staunchest supporters...

 2019-05-27 04:45 

China Post

Mexico auctions seized vehicles outside presidential mansion...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Seventeen black, bulletproof Chevrolet Suburbans stretched in a neat, polished row outside the onetime official residence of Mexico's presidents. Nearby stood a 2007 Lamborghini Murcielago and a 2016 Ford Shelby pickup truck w...

 2019-05-27 04:45 

Yonhap News

Samsung to gain from Huawei's troubles: Fitch...

SEOUL, May 27 (Yonhap) -- Samsung Electronics Co., the world's largest maker of smart......

 2019-05-27 04:45 

China Post

Black Dems in vastly white Iowa poised to play 2020 role...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — In Iowa, one of the whitest states in the nation, more than 100 black Democrats who expect to attend the 2020 caucuses crammed into a tiny community center in the capital city to position themselves as a force in the most wid...

 2019-05-27 04:45 

China Post

Asian shares mixed as markets await news on China-US trade...

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed early Monday in Asia in the absence of fresh news on the tariffs standoff between the U.S. and China. U.S. markets will be closed for the Memorial Day holiday. Japan's Nikkei 225 index advanced 0.3% to 21,173.27 ...

 2019-05-27 04:44 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Hong Kong lawmaker Ted Hui guilty of assault after snatching public official's phone, dashing to men's toilet and emailing files to himself...

A Hong Kong opposition lawmaker who snatched a phone from a public officer he claimed was acting like "paparazzi" was found guilty of assault on Monday.Eastern Court ruled Ted Hui Chi-fung, 36, from the Democratic Party, was guilty of one count of...

 2019-05-27 04:41 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Lanky striker back on nat'l team for friendlies vs. Australia, Iran...

(ATTN: ADDS comments, details, photo; FIXES Iran's coaching situation in 3rd to last ......

 2019-05-27 04:40 

Japan Times

Tourist associations and lodgings in Hakone strive to minimize volcanic alert's impact on business...

Tourist associations and lodgings in Hakone are striving to minimize damage to the popularity of the spa resort town in Kanagawa Prefecture after the Meteorological ......

 2019-05-27 04:37 

Yonhap News

SK Innovation to expand EV battery output capacity to 100 GWh by 2025...

SEOUL, May 27 (Yonhap) -- SK Innovation Co., South Korea's top oil refiner, said Mond......

 2019-05-27 04:36 

Japan Times

Kei Nishikori breezes into second round of French Open...

Kei Nishikori weathered a third-set rally from France's Quentin Halys on Sunday to reach the second round of the French Open for the fifth year ......

 2019-05-27 04:35 

The Mainichi

MLB: Dodgers' Maeda picks up 6th win in return from injured list...
 2019-05-27 04:35 

The Mainichi

Trump says he backs Japan's efforts to talk with Iran...
 2019-05-27 04:34 

The Mainichi

Motor racing: Sato makes late charge to finish 3rd at Indy 500...
 2019-05-27 04:34 

The Mainichi

Heat wave claims 2 fatalities across Japan 2019/5/27...
 2019-05-27 04:34 

The Mainichi

Trump says US, Japan may unveil progress on trade deal in August 2019/5/27...
 2019-05-27 04:34 

The Mainichi

Dragon boat race heralds start of summer in western Japan 2019/5/27...
 2019-05-27 04:34 

The Mainichi

MLS: Earthquakes' Wondolowski scores 149th and 150th goals...
 2019-05-27 04:34 

South China Morning Post

Five key takeaways from the European parliament elections...

The EU elections have been marked by successes for the far-right, a surge by the Greens and setbacks for traditional parties across the continent.Here are five takeaways as the first results come in across Europe:Far-right, populists advanceThe first resu...

 2019-05-27 04:33 

The Mainichi

Tennis: Nishikori reaches 2nd round of French Open...
 2019-05-27 04:30 

Japan Times

North Korea calls Bolton 'war monger' and says halting missile tests means giving up right to self-defense...

North Korea has labeled U.S. national security adviser John Bolton a "war monger" for saying that recent missile tests by the nuclear-armed country had violated ......

 2019-05-27 04:29 

Yonhap News

Ssangyong E&C wins 2 orders worth 420 bln won...

SEOUL, May 27 (Yonhap) -- Ssangyong Engineering & Construction Co., a major South Kore......

 2019-05-27 04:23 

NHK

Pro-EU groups likely to lose majority...

The grand coalition of two pro-EU centrist blocs is expected to lose its combined majority in the European Parliament....

 2019-05-27 04:20 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Seoul to set up body to deal with WHO's gaming disorder decision...

(ATTN: RECASTS headline to correct the organization's name to WHO) SEOUL, May 27 (......

 2019-05-27 04:18 

RTHK News

Same-sex marriage too hard to achieve now: EOC...

The new head of the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) on Monday ruled out advocating for the legalisation of same-sex marriage during his three-year term, saying it would be 'empty talk' to push for an impossible goal. Ricky Chu said he reached...

 2019-05-27 04:18 

Japan Times

Japanese film director Yasuo Furuhata dies at age 84...

Japanese film director Yasuo Furuhata, known for his work with the late actor Ken Takakura, died of pneumonia on May 20 in Tokyo, Toei Co. ......

 2019-05-27 04:17 

Japan Times

Australia's Scott Morrison to visit Solomon Islands as China increases influence over South Pacific nation...

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will visit the Solomon Islands next week, two sources familiar with the plans said Monday, as Western nations seek to ......

 2019-05-27 04:15 

NHK

Abe, Trump talk about N.Korea, Iran, trade...

The leaders of Japan and the US are continuing talks on a number of pressing matters like North Korea. Afterwards, President Donald Trump is set to meet with the families of Japanese nationals abducted by the North decades ago.They hope he can help bring ...

 2019-05-27 04:12 

Japan Times

Myanmar soldiers jailed for Rohingya killings freed after less than a year...

Myanmar has granted early release to seven soldiers jailed for the killing of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys during a 2017 military crackdown in ......

 2019-05-27 04:04 

Japan Times

After Jean-Claude Juncker: Three candidates and a dark horse look to lead EU executive...

More than 200 million Europeans voted across 28 countries, and a new European Parliament is taking shape, but are we any closer to knowing who ......

 2019-05-27 04:02 

Japan Times

Liberal and Green gains upset power balance in European Parliament...

Liberals and Greens say they have broken the two centrist blocs' grip on power in the European Parliament based on a projected shift in the ......

 2019-05-27 04:00 

South China Morning Post

China's middle class growing desperate and anxious for news about US trade war impact...

China's middle class, particularly better-educated white collar workers, are growing increasingly confused and anxious over how the trade war with the United States will affect lives of ordinary citizens, in contrast to official press and social media...

 2019-05-27 04:00 

Taiwan News

Nepal explosions kill three, at least eight injured...

No one has claimed responsibility for the blasts but police suspect a splinter political group. Three people have perished and several others wounded....

 2019-05-27 04:00 

Taiwan News

Abdullah calan supporters end hunger strike after request...

The jailed rebel leader had asked politicians and thousands of prisoners to end hunger strike. He has been behind bars for over 20 years....

 2019-05-27 04:00 

Taiwan News

What does the European Parliament actually do?...

DW looks at what the bloc's most important legislative body actually does....

 2019-05-27 04:00 

Taiwan News

Victim killed by shark in Hawaii was California man, 65...

Victim killed by shark in Hawaii was California man, 65...

 2019-05-27 04:00 

Taiwan News

BC-TEN--French Open Results...

BC-TEN--French Open Results...

 2019-05-27 04:00 

Taiwan News

BC-SOC--Italian Standings...

BC-SOC--Italian Standings...

 2019-05-27 04:00 

Taiwan News

Wiesberger wins Made in Denmark for 5th European Tour title...

Wiesberger wins Made in Denmark for 5th European Tour title...

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