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 2017-05-29 05:13 

South China Morning Post

Is this the cusp of a post-American order in Asia?... +

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s recently-concluded visit to Moscow (May 22-26) reflects a broader shift in the Eurasian geopolitical landscape. Though the Filipino leader had to cut his visit short, he held an earlier-than-scheduled meeting w...

 2017-05-29 05:11 

Nikkei Asian Review

Duterte to cancel Japan visit... +

MANILA -- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will cancel a planned visit to Japan in early June to address the security situation in Mindanao, a per...

 2017-05-29 05:03 

Japan Times

Merkel: Europe must stay united in face of ally uncertainty... +

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday urged European Union nations to stick together in the face of emerging policy divisions with the U.S., Britain’s decision ......

 2017-05-29 05:00 

South China Morning Post

Britains MI5 investigates how it missed warnings about Manchester bomber, Salman Abedi... +

British domestic security service MI5 has launched two urgent inquiries into how it missed the danger posed by Manchester bomber Salman Abedi amid claims his interest in being a potential terrorist killer was repeatedly reported to the authorities. One re...

 2017-05-29 05:00 

The Asahi Shimbun

Health insurance for pets now essential as vet fees skyrocket:The Asahi Shimbun... +

Pet health insurance is fast becoming a necessity for many owners as animals are living longer, than...

 2017-05-29 05:00 

Yonhap News

Today in Korean history... +

Ethnic Koreans residing in Manchuria carry out an uprising against Japan's colonization of Korea....

 2017-05-29 04:56 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Banks call for deregulation, flexibility in wage system ... +

South Korea's banking lobby group urged the government of President Moon Jae-in on Monday to embrace deregulation of the banking industry and increase ...

 2017-05-29 04:53 

South China Morning Post

How maggots can put Chinas mountains of food waste to good use... +

Thousands of voracious white maggots wiggle frenetically while tearing through trays of leftover meat, vegetables and fruit at an unusual farm in southwest China. It may not be a pretty sight, but the gluttonous larvae could help China eat away something ...

 2017-05-29 04:53 

South China Morning Post

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Everest-conquering Hong Kong woman rejects criticism for not helping dying climbers... +

The first ever Hong Kong woman to scale Mount Everest has defended her decision to carry on up the mountain without helping dying climbers, in the face of online criticism. Speaking on a radio programme on Monday, Ada Tsang Yin-hung said she could only wa...

 2017-05-29 04:51 

Japan Times

New French president promises tough talk at first Putin meeting... +

New French President Emmanuel Macron is promising tough talk at his first meeting with Vladimir Putin on Monday, following an election campaign where his team ......

 2017-05-29 04:48 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) S. Korea nat'l team coach not looking to call up U-20 football stars... +

South Korea football coach Uli Stielike said Monday he isn't yet thinking about bringing in the country's young footballers to the senior national team, although they've been impressive at the ongoing FIFA U-20 World Cup....

 2017-05-29 04:48 

Japan Times

Sri Lanka monsoon toll climbs to 164... +

Sri Lanka’s monsoon toll climbed to 164 with the discovery of more bodies of people buried in landslides triggered by intense rains, the Disaster Management ......

 2017-05-29 04:48 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Hot-shot S. Korean rookie posts best finish of LPGA season... +

Hot-shot South Korean rookie Park Sung-hyun has posted her best finish of the LPGA Tour season....

 2017-05-29 04:46 

Yonhap News

(2nd LD) NIS chief nominee says will insulate spy agency from local politics... +

National Intelligence Service (NIS) director-nominee Suh Hoon said Monday that if appointed he will try to completely insulate the spy agency from domestic politics as pledged by President Moon Jae-in....

 2017-05-29 04:44 

NHK

Merkel says Europe can no longer rely on US... +

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Europe can no longer rely on its allies in the United States and Britain, following the G7 and NATO summits last week....

 2017-05-29 04:42 

Japan Times

Christians caught up in Philippines urban battle with Islamist militants... +

Bishop Edwin Dela Pena was sipping coffee after dinner in a southern Philippines coastal town last Tuesday when he received a phone call: it was ......

 2017-05-29 04:35 

Japan Times

Knife-wielding man kills two, wounds 18 in China... +

A knife-wielding man suspected of mental illness killed two people and injured 18 in China, the official Xinhua news agency reported. Violent crime is rare ......

 2017-05-29 04:32 

Japan Times

Chinese buy condom business as sex-savvy youth spur demand... +

April Zhang, a 21-year-old student from Shanghai, reflects the fast-shifting attitudes of China’s younger generations toward sex. She’s confident to talk about a topic once ......

 2017-05-29 04:31 

The Mainichi

Surfing: Teen Kawai wins World Surf League qualifier 2017 5 29... +

CHIBA, Japan (Kyodo) -- Japanese 16-year-old Minori Kawai captured the Ichinomiya Chiba Open on Sunday, part of the World Surf League's qualifying series....

 2017-05-29 04:31 

South China Morning Post

Frustrated by sense of crisis, Trump considers recruiting campaign loyalists for White House overhaul... +

US President Donald Trump is considering overhauling his White House staff and bringing back top campaign strategists, frustrated by what he views as his team’s inability to contain the burgeoning crisis involving alleged Russian meddling in the 201...

 2017-05-29 04:30 

South China Morning Post

China plans undersea observation system for science and national security... +

China plans to build a massive underwater observation system that will cover the disputed East and South China seas. The 2 billion yuan (US$290 million) seabed observation systems will provide real-time information about the environmental conditions and s...

 2017-05-29 04:29 

Yonhap News

Tottenham's Son Heung-min embarrassed about leading FA Cup in scoring... +

Tottenham Hotspur's South Korean attacker Son Heung-min said Monday he feels ...

 2017-05-29 04:25 

The Asahi Shimbun

AUTO RACING/ Takuma Sato holds off Helio to give Andretti another Indy 500 win:The Asahi Shimbun... +

INDIANAPOLIS--At the end of 500 miles around Indianapolis Motor Speedway, it was a former Formula On...

 2017-05-29 04:24 

Central News Agency

Drier weather around Taiwan on Monday... +

Taipei, May 29 (CNA) Drier weather is forecast around Taiwan on Monday, with brief showers in eastern areas of the island, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB)....

 2017-05-29 04:18 

South China Morning Post

Chinese teacher accused of molesting 15 girls in class... +

A schoolteacher in central China has been detained for allegedly sexually assaulting at least 15 young girls, according to Chinese media reports. Xu Guozheng, a maths teacher in his 60s, is accused of inappropriately touching young primary school girls in...

 2017-05-29 04:09 

South China Morning Post

Merkel urges Europe to stay united in face of uncertainty from allies US and Britain... +

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged European Union nations to stick together in the face of emerging policy divisions with the US, Britain’s decision to leave the bloc and other challenges. Speaking at a campaign event held in a Bavarian beer ...

 2017-05-29 04:04 

NHK

Tech to fight cyberattacks... +

Some Japanese electronics makers are working on technology to fight cyber-attacks. The move comes following the global attack that hit businesses earlier this month....

 2017-05-29 04:00 

Taiwan News

Noren shoots 10-under 62, wins BMW PGA Championship... +

Noren shoots 10-under 62, wins BMW PGA Championship...

 2017-05-29 04:00 

Taiwan News

Modern-day revolution celebrated in Philadelphia street art... +

Modern-day revolution celebrated in Philadelphia street art...

 2017-05-29 04:00 

Taiwan News

Indians send struggling RHP Danny Salazar to bullpen... +

Indians send struggling RHP Danny Salazar to bullpen...

 2017-05-29 04:00 

Taiwan News

Totti kept on bench at start of final match with Roma... +

Totti kept on bench at start of final match with Roma...

 2017-05-29 04:00 

Taiwan News

Lawyers seek release of man as US seeks country to take him... +

Lawyers seek release of man as US seeks country to take him...

 2017-05-29 04:00 

Taiwan News

Israeli govt meeting near Jerusalem site angers Palestinians... +

Israeli govt meeting near Jerusalem site angers Palestinians...

 2017-05-29 04:00 

Taiwan News

Poland's PM attends first Mass celebrated by her son... +

Poland's PM attends first Mass celebrated by her son...

 2017-05-29 04:00 

Taiwan News

BC-SOC--Brazilian Results... +

BC-SOC--Brazilian Results...

 2017-05-29 04:00 

Taiwan News

'Mad Dog' Mattis sleeps well, keeps others awake... +

'Mad Dog' Mattis sleeps well, keeps others awake...

 2017-05-29 04:00 

Taiwan News

Friends recall only nurse killed by hostile fire in Vietnam... +

Friends recall only nurse killed by hostile fire in Vietnam...

 2017-05-29 04:00 

Taiwan News

BC-SOC--English Summaries... +

BC-SOC--English Summaries...

 2017-05-29 04:00 

Taiwan News

Not all smiles at Ferrari as Raikkonen unhappy with team... +

Not all smiles at Ferrari as Raikkonen unhappy with team...

 2017-05-29 04:00 

Taiwan News

Young activist dies in latest Venezuela protest violence... +

Young activist dies in latest Venezuela protest violence...

 2017-05-29 04:00 

Taiwan News

Celta hires Barcelona assistant Unzue as manager... +

Celta hires Barcelona assistant Unzue as manager...

 2017-05-29 04:00 

Taiwan News

Miss Waikiki attends cybersecurity seminar in Taiwan... +

Miss Waikiki gains behind-the-scenes info on WannaCry, First Bank ATM Heist, and Asia-Pacific security at seminar .Miss Waikiki 2017, Jocelyn K. Louie, attended the International Seminar on Asia-Pacific Cooperative Security at Academia Sinica in Taipei in...

 2017-05-29 04:00 

Taiwan News

England beats Barbarians 28-14 in warmup for Argentina tour... +

England beats Barbarians 28-14 in warmup for Argentina tour...

 2017-05-29 04:00 

Taiwan News

Ruben Ostlund's "The Square" has won the Cannes Film Festival's top award, the Palme d'Or... +

Ruben Ostlund's ...

 2017-05-29 04:00 

Taiwan News

Sofia Coppola wins the Cannes Film Festival best director prize for "The Beguiled," her remake of 1971 Civil War drama.... +

Sofia Coppola wins the Cannes Film Festival best director prize for ...

 2017-05-29 04:00 

Taiwan News

Frightening wreck knocks Scott Dixon out of Indianapolis 500... +

Frightening wreck knocks Scott Dixon out of Indianapolis 500...

 2017-05-29 04:00 

Taiwan News

Joaquin Phoenix wins best actor award at Cannes for his role in Lynne Ramsay's thriller "You Were Never Really Here."... +

Joaquin Phoenix wins best actor award at Cannes for his role in Lynne Ramsay's thriller ...

 2017-05-29 04:00 

Taiwan News

Struggling Sparta signs Italian Stramaccioni... +

Struggling Sparta signs Italian Stramaccioni...

 2017-05-29 04:00 

Taiwan News

Diane Kruger has won the best actress award at the Cannes Film Festival for her role in Fatih Akin's "In the Fade"... +

Diane Kruger has won the best actress award at the Cannes Film Festival for her role in Fatih Akin's ...

 2017-05-29 04:00 

Taiwan News

Indian LGBTQI community welcomes Taiwan court ruling on same-sex marriage... +

Indian LGBTQI community welcomes Taiwan court ruling on same-sex marriage...

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