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 2019-11-19 05:17 

China Post

Curtain up! 10 reasons to visit Salzburg...
 2019-11-19 05:17 

China Post

Grace Kelly: 5 years in Hollywood, forever a star...
 2019-11-19 05:17 

China Post

Berlin: 9 reasons why the German capital city isn't very German at all...

Rachel moved from the UK to Germany in 2016. As a relative newcomer she casts a fresh eye over German clichs and shares her experiences of settling into German life. Every two weeks she explores a new topic from saunas to asparagus or the ins and outs of ...

 2019-11-19 05:17 

China Post

Alaska: Climate change threatens indigenous traditions...

Teresa Hunter lives in Chuathbaluk, a Yup'ik village in the southwest of Alaska. The name means "The Great Blueberry." Chuathbulak is a tiny village of less than 100 people that exists off the road system. The only way to get there is by boat ...

 2019-11-19 05:16 

China Post

Hong Kong leader urges peaceful end to university standoff...

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday that an estimated 100 protesters remain remained trapped inside the city's Polytechnic University in the third consecutive day of the siege with police. Police have surrounded the university in the center of th...

 2019-11-19 05:12 

NHK

China appoints new Hong Kong police commissioner...

China's government has appointed a new chief of Hong Kong police, who is known as a hardliner....

 2019-11-19 05:07 

Nikkei Asian Review

Pope Francis brings message of respect for life in visit to Japan...

Ahead of the Holy Father, Pope Francis' visit to Nagasaki and Hiroshima this Sunday as part of his trip to Japan, much attention has been given to his...

 2019-11-19 05:07 

Nikkei Asian Review

Olympic fans find Tokyo hotel rooms in short supply next summer...

TOKYO -- People planning a trip to Tokyo for the 2020 Summer Olympics are already having trouble finding accommodations.Some hotels in and around the...

 2019-11-19 05:07 

Nikkei Asian Review

Taipei and Seoul fall in ranking as environmental commitments wane...

TOKYO -- Asian cities such as Taipei and Seoul were found to be less committed to tackling climate change this year than last year, despite growing aw...

 2019-11-19 05:06 

NHK

US, S.Korea disagree on cost of hosting US bases...

South Korea and the United States have suspended talks on the cost of hosting US bases with their figures remaining far apart....

 2019-11-19 05:04 

NHK

Israel absent from nuclear-free zone meeting...

A conference aimed at setting up a nuclear-free zone in the Middle East has started at the UN headquarters in New York. But Israel, the only country believed to possess nuclear weapons in the region, as well as the United States, were absent....

 2019-11-19 05:04 

China Post

The Latest: China body criticizes court ruling on mask ban...

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on Hong Kong protests (all times local): 11 a.m. China's rubber stamp parliament has criticized the Hong Kong high court's ruling to strike down a ban on face masks. A statement from the National People's Cong...

 2019-11-19 05:04 

China Post

Britain's Prince Charles meets New Zealand leader, public...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Prince Charles met with New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Tuesday and later joined wife Camilla to greet people along the Auckland waterfront. The heir apparent to the British throne and the Duchess of Cornw...

 2019-11-19 05:04 

China Post

100 protesters surrounded by police at Hong Kong university...

HONG KONG (AP) — About 100 anti-government protesters remained holed up at a Hong Kong university Tuesday as a police siege of the campus entered its third day. City leader Carrie Lam said 600 people had left the Hong Kong Polytechnic campus, includ...

 2019-11-19 05:03 

China Post

South Korean fishing boat catches fire; 1 dead, 11 missing...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A fishing boat caught fire in South Korea's southern waters early Tuesday, killing at least one fisherman and triggering a search for 11 others missing, coast guard officials said. Rescue workers found one of the fisher...

 2019-11-19 05:03 

China Post

Doncic scores 42 in triple-double, Mavs top Spurs 117-110...

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic scored a career-high 42 points in his sixth triple-double of the young NBA season and the Dallas Mavericks sent the San Antonio Spurs to their sixth straight loss, 117-110 on Monday night. Dallas led wire to wire but had to...

 2019-11-19 05:02 

China Post

Bey, Wright each score 16, No. 23 Colorado beats UCI 69-53...

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Tyler Bey and McKinley Wright each scored 16 points and No. 23 Colorado leaned on a strong defensive effort to beat UC Irvine 69-53 on Monday night. Colorado (3-0) pressured Irvine into 22 turnovers leading to 21 points for the...

 2019-11-19 05:02 

China Post

Hathaway ejected for spitting during brawl, Caps beat Ducks...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just as combatants were being separated in the aftermath of a heated brawl, Erik Gudbranson gave Garnet Hathaway another punch and received something he didn't expect in return. Hathaway spit on him and was thrown out of a feis...

 2019-11-19 05:02 

China Post

Tatum scores 26 to lead Celtics over Suns 99-85...

PHOENIX (AP) — Jayson Tatum scored 26 points, Kemba Walker added 19 and the Boston Celtics beat the Phoenix Suns 99-85 on Monday night. Boston (11-2) had a 10-game winning streak snapped Sunday by the Sacramento Kings but bounced back with a relativ...

 2019-11-19 05:01 

China Post

Anonoby scores career-high 24, Raptors beat Hornets 132-96...

TORONTO (AP) — Raptors forward OG Anunoby put up an eye-catching line before catching an elbow to his right eye. After escaping serious injury for the second time in four games, Anunoby said he's considering playing with more protection moving f...

 2019-11-19 05:01 

China Post

Australia's koalas threatened by deforestation and bushfires...

Watching animals suffer after a wildfire is one of the hardest parts of Cheyne Flanagan's job at Port Macquarie Koala Hospital on Australia's southeast coast. "It's such a sad sound, hearing the cry of a burned koala," Flanagan, the cl...

 2019-11-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

French surgeon accused of sexually abusing up to 250 children...

Of the potential victims, 184 have filed an initial complaint and 181 were underage at the time of the alleged offences. Investigators have found evidence in the French medic's home linking him to the crimes....

 2019-11-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

Hong Kong universities: a new battleground between protesters and police...

As a political solution remains out of sight, violence between demonstrators and police in Hong Kong has escalated as many young people see themselves as carrying out a...

 2019-11-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

Stocks head lower over mixed signals on trade negotiations...

Stocks head lower over mixed signals on trade negotiations...

 2019-11-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

Russian doping ruling set for December...

Russian doping ruling set for December...

 2019-11-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

The Latest: Judge denies DNA testing sought post-execution...

The Latest: Judge denies DNA testing sought post-execution...

 2019-11-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

Food, gasoline shortages reported in Bolivian cities...

Food, gasoline shortages reported in Bolivian cities...

 2019-11-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

Paul McCartney to headline Glastonbury festival...

Paul McCartney to headline Glastonbury festival...

 2019-11-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

Saudi-led coalition says Yemeni rebels hijacked vessel...

Saudi-led coalition says Yemeni rebels hijacked vessel...

 2019-11-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

Brazil says Amazon deforestation is worst since 2008...

Brazil says Amazon deforestation is worst since 2008...

 2019-11-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

Tests on Boeing 'Greenliner' part of effort to cut emissions...

Tests on Boeing 'Greenliner' part of effort to cut emissions...

 2019-11-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

House agrees to short halt in fight for Trump records...

House agrees to short halt in fight for Trump records...

 2019-11-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

Police say several wounded in shooting at Oklahoma Walmart...

Police say several wounded in shooting at Oklahoma Walmart...

 2019-11-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

Avalanche traps 8 Indian soldiers on Himalayan glacier...

Avalanche traps 8 Indian soldiers on Himalayan glacier...

 2019-11-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

Trump summons Powell to discuss rates amid attacks on Fed...

Trump summons Powell to discuss rates amid attacks on Fed...

 2019-11-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

Colorado murder trial in missing woman case nears conclusion...

Colorado murder trial in missing woman case nears conclusion...

 2019-11-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

Judges question continued secrecy of parts of Mueller report...

Judges question continued secrecy of parts of Mueller report...

 2019-11-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

Police chief says two men and a woman have been fatally shot at a Walmart in Duncan, Oklahoma...

Police chief says two men and a woman have been fatally shot at a Walmart in Duncan, Oklahoma...

 2019-11-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

Land affected by Keystone pipeline leak bigger than thought...

Land affected by Keystone pipeline leak bigger than thought...

 2019-11-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

Time and again, envoy's Ukraine tale differs from others...

Time and again, envoy's Ukraine tale differs from others...

 2019-11-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

Young priest confronts mysteries of past in Harris' thriller...

Young priest confronts mysteries of past in Harris' thriller...

 2019-11-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

The Latest: Highway Patrol says 3 killed at Oklahoma Walmart...

The Latest: Highway Patrol says 3 killed at Oklahoma Walmart...

 2019-11-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

How to tame that intimidating winter squash...

How to tame that intimidating winter squash...

 2019-11-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

Minter's 'Secondhand' is argument for tempering acquisitions...

Minter's 'Secondhand' is argument for tempering acquisitions...

 2019-11-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

Qatar charters cruise liners for 2022 World Cup supporters...

Qatar charters cruise liners for 2022 World Cup supporters...

 2019-11-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

Sweden backs North Macedonia's EU membership talks...

Sweden backs North Macedonia's EU membership talks...

 2019-11-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

Prosecutors drop death penalty for man convicted in 3 deaths...

Prosecutors drop death penalty for man convicted in 3 deaths...

 2019-11-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

Jury awards $1.4M to man who got vasectomy, not circumcision...

Jury awards $1.4M to man who got vasectomy, not circumcision...

 2019-11-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

Hungary signs special agreement with Orthodox Jewish group...

Hungary signs special agreement with Orthodox Jewish group...

 2019-11-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

Review: 'Frozen 2' soundtrack struggles in shadow of first...

Review: 'Frozen 2' soundtrack struggles in shadow of first...

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