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 2018-06-18 16:31 

Taipei Times

Emerging Asia hit by investor exodus...

A falling tide lowers all boats, it seems. Amid an exodus from emerging markets, investors are pulling out of even Asian economies with solid prospects for growth and debt financing....

 2018-06-18 16:31 

Taipei Times

Federer wins 98th ATP Tour title, returns to No. 1...

Roger Federer on Sunday claimed his 98th ATP Tour title and displayed his unrivaled superiority on grass with a 6-4, 7-6 (7/3) victory over Milos Raonic in the Mercedes Cup final....

 2018-06-18 16:31 

Taipei Times

The right to physician-assisted dying...

Veteran sports commentator Fu Da-ren () traveled to Switzerland late last month and posted the scheduled date for his death on his Facebook page. It was not the first time he had gone to Switzerland: He had been there in November last year, but had return...

 2018-06-18 16:31 

Taipei Times

[ Taiwan ]

Park to feature installation of stained glass, ceramics...

An installation featuring stained glass and ceramic art is being put together at Taichung's Huludun Park, and would be a first in the nation once complete....

 2018-06-18 16:31 

Taipei Times

The Liberty Times Editorial: Getting innovation to trickle down...

The American Chamber of Commerce in Taipei (AmCham) presented its Taiwan White Paper on June 6, offering five major suggestions for President Tsai Ing-wen's () administration: Government execution must reach down to the grassroots level, the Labor Sta...

 2018-06-18 16:31 

Taipei Times

Russia appears to be upgrading nuclear weapons...

Russia appears to have upgraded a nuclear weapons storage bunker in its Kaliningrad enclave, in the latest sign of Moscow's increased emphasis on nuclear arms in its standoff with NATO, according to a new report....

 2018-06-18 16:31 

Taipei Times

Candidate makes TV speech from Turkish prison...

Turkey's state broadcaster aired a campaign speech by a jailed presidential candidate on Sunday, a week before snap parliamentary and presidential elections....

 2018-06-18 16:31 

Taipei Times

[ Taiwan ]

DPP local candidates stick up for party over reforms...

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) mayoral candidates for the Nov. 24 local elections have said that they would close ranks around President Tsai Ing-wen (), even as they acknowledged that opposition to pension reforms has galvanized pan-blue camp voters....

 2018-06-18 16:30 

Taipei Times

Forecasters say more rain likely rest of the week...

Chances of showers or thunderstorms nationwide are high this week, despite a weakening southwesterly monsoon, the Central Weather Bureau said yesterday....

 2018-06-18 16:30 

Taipei Times

Mexico stun world champions...

Germany coach Joachim Loew on Sunday said the defending World Cup champions played "very badly" in their 1-0 loss to Mexico, warning that the shock defeat left them with little margin for error in their remaining group games....

 2018-06-18 16:30 

Taipei Times

[ Taiwan ]

Files compiled for justice commission...

The National Police Agency has collected nearly 70,000 files related to political repression during the Martial Law era, including many surveillance records and documents on treason cases, in a contribution to the transitional justice process, a source sa...

 2018-06-18 16:30 

Taipei Times

Marchers reach Kabul...

Hundreds of Afghan peace marchers yesterday arrived exhausted in the capital, Kabul, after spending the fasting month of Ramadan crossing the sun-baked, war-torn country, much of it under Taliban control....

 2018-06-18 16:19 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) (World Cup) Despite 1-0 loss, S. Korean goalkeeper makes impressive tournament debut...

South Korean goalkeeper Jo Hyeon-woo made an impressive World Cup debut on Monday, although his team fell to Sweden 1-0 in their 2018 FIFA World Cup Group F opener....

 2018-06-18 16:05 

South China Morning Post

Geely completes deal to buy 14.9 per cent stake in AB Volvo...

China's Geely Holding has assumed ownership of a 14.9 per cent voting stake in Swedish truck maker AB Volvo, a disclosure notice showed on Monday, completing a deal which has been pending since December.Geely's deal to buy activist fund firm Cevia...

 2018-06-18 16:05 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) (World Cup) S. Korean left back likely out for tournament due to hamstring injury...

South Korean left back Park Joo-ho will likely miss the rest of the 2018 FIFA World Cup after suffering a hamstring injury during the national team's Group F opener against Sweden on Monday....

 2018-06-18 16:04 

Central News Agency

Taiwan to fight back against Chinese pressure on name: report...

Taipei, June 18 (CNA) Taiwan has planned measures to counter Beijing's pressure on airlines to describe Taiwan as a part of China, including pursuing legal action and encouraging a boycott of the carriers that comply, according to a Financial Times re...

 2018-06-18 16:01 

Ecns.cn

China's nationwide property database comes into effect...

China's long-expected national property database has started to connect information stations across the country, according to Ministry of Natural Resources....

 2018-06-18 16:01 

Yonhap News

(World Cup) Despite defeat, Son Heung-min says S. Korea's journey not over...

South Korea's attacking ace Son Heung-min said Monday his side's World Cup journey is not over though they suffered a 1-0 defeat to Sweden in their opening match....

 2018-06-18 16:00 

Ecns.cn

Business council chief urges Aussie gov't to mend relations with China...

National President of the Australia China Business Council John Brumby has urged the Australian government to repair its relations with China....

 2018-06-18 16:00 

China Post

Let us sing the praises of the humble, grillable flank steak...

We wanted a simple, economical cut of meat for a casual backyard barbecue. After considering various cuts, we landed on flank steak. Like other cuts from the chest and side of the cow, such as skirt steak and hanger steak, flank steak boasts rich, full, b...

 2018-06-18 15:59 

China Post

Asparagus sings with a red pepper, almond and tomato sauce...

It's time to revisit grilled vegetables! I was recently tagged in a post where the author said that she was taught to grill vegetables dry and then season them when they come off the grill.I don't know what she was grilling and she seemed very hap...

 2018-06-18 15:58 

China Post

More than melting watches: Spain's Salvador Dali Triangle...

FIGUERES, Spain (AP) — If the name Salvador Dali conjures images of melting watches and one conspicuous mustache but not much else, then a visit to Spain's...

 2018-06-18 15:57 

China Post

Man will admit to impersonating general for helicopter ride...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A man accused of trying to impress a woman by landing a chartered helicopter at a North Carolina technology company plans to plead guilty to impersonating a three-star Army general and will concede that he was sane at the time, ...

 2018-06-18 15:56 

China Post

WHAT'S HAPPENING: Border policy fuels backlash against Trump...

The forced separation of migrant children from their parents fueled a weekend of intense criticism of President Trump's immigration policies. Both Democrats and some Republicans are now calling for an end to the practice at the U.S.-Mexico border. A l...

 2018-06-18 15:54 

China Post

Rendell, ex-Pennsylvania governor, says he has Parkinson's...

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell said Monday that he was diagnosed 3 years ago with Parkinson's disease.The 74-year-old Rendell made the announcement at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia, with officials from the Uni...

 2018-06-18 15:53 

China Post

Mexico dreams big at World Cup after beating Germany...

MOSCOW (AP) — Mexico is starting to dream big after beating defending World Cup champion Germany.The win was among the biggest victories in Mexican soccer history, and is giving the team's players confidence that they could reach the quarterfina...

 2018-06-18 15:53 

South China Morning Post

One killed and three injured after van drives into group of people at Pinkpop festival in the Netherlands...

A van ran into a small group of music fans near a popular festival in the Netherlands, killing one person and injuring three others before fleeing the scene on Monday. A suspect turned himself in to police hours later.Police in the province of Limburg sai...

 2018-06-18 15:53 

China Post

Vikings to induct former coach Dennis Green in Ring of Honor...

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings will induct former head coach Dennis Green into their Ring of Honor this season.The Vikings announced Monday they'll hold a halftime ceremony with Green's family during their Sept. 23 game against Bu...

 2018-06-18 15:52 

China Post

FIFA charges Mexico after fans chant anti-gay slur...

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Mexico after its fans used an anti-gay slur during the team's 1-0 win over Germany.Some Mexican supporters chanted the slur when Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer prepa...

 2018-06-18 15:51 

China Post

Portugal can eliminate Morocco from World Cup...

MOSCOW (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal can send Morocco to an early World Cup exit on Wednesday.A second straight defeat would ensure elimination for the North African side which has not let an opposing player score in this World Cup campaign ...

 2018-06-18 15:48 

Yonhap News

No daylight between S. Korea, U.S. on N.K. sanctions: Seoul official...

South Korea and the United States are united in keeping sanctions on North Korea until the regime makes...

 2018-06-18 15:46 

Ecns.cn

Old movies reborn through 4K restoration...

The 4K restoration program has been one of the signature screening events of Shanghai International Film Festival since 2013. Over 50 classic movies have been restored and rescreened in the festival during the past five years....

 2018-06-18 15:39 

Ecns.cn

Physical indicators point to positive changes in Chinese economy...

While China's May economic data suggested overall economic resilience, a glimpse into the physical indicators may provide more details of the positive changes taking place in the economic picture....

 2018-06-18 15:35 

Ecns.cn

Chinese tourists to BiH surge in first four months...

Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) received 6,161 Chinese tourists between January and April of 2018, an increase of 77.9 percent year-on-year, official data showed Sunday....

 2018-06-18 15:31 

The Mainichi

Soccer: Sweden gets benefit of video review, beats South Korea 1-0 2018/6/18...
 2018-06-18 15:30 

Ecns.cn

Chinese learning program in Britain sees steady progress...

More than 60 schools and 3,000 students in Britain now join a Chinese learning program sponsored by the British government, latest figures have shown....

 2018-06-18 15:30 

The Mainichi

Japan team at World Cup troubled by earthquake, hotel alarm...
 2018-06-18 15:26 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) (World Cup) S Korea coach has doubts about costly penalty call...

Following his team's 1-0 loss to Sweden in Group F action Monday, South Korea head coach Shin Tae-yong said he had his doubts about the penalty call that proved costly for his side....

 2018-06-18 15:20 

South China Morning Post

[ Asia ]

US and South Korea to suspend 'large-scale' joint military drills, source says...

South Korea and the US are expected to announce the suspension of "large-scale"; military drills next week, with the provision that they will restart if North Korea fails to keep its promise to denuclearise, a South Korean news agency said on Sunda...

 2018-06-18 15:13 

South China Morning Post

Donald Trump lashes out at Angela Merkel to defend his policy of separating migrant families as anger builds among US Republicans...

US President Donald Trump launched an unprecedented attack on the government of German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday morning, in a defence of his policy of separating migrant parents from their children at the border, as anger builds in the US on bot...

 2018-06-18 15:07 

Ecns.cn

12 firms debut on China's 'new third board'...

China's National Equities Exchange and Quotations (NEEQ), also known as the "new third board," saw the debut of 12 new small and medium-sized enterprises last week....

 2018-06-18 15:04 

Ecns.cn

Three dead, more than 10 injured as 6.1-magnitude quake rocks Japan's Osaka...

Three people have been confirmed dead including a 9-year-old girl and more than 10 others have been injured as a result of a powerful earthquake striking Osaka prefecture in western Japan on Monday morning, local rescue officials said....

 2018-06-18 15:02 

Ecns.cn

Sweet and savory: Zongzi beyond your expectation...

The zongzi is not just a snack with glutinous rice and delicious fillings, but a centerpiece of the Dragon Boat Festival in China....

 2018-06-18 15:02 

Central News Agency

Winning numbers of Monday's Taiwan lotteries...

Taipei, June 18 (CNA) The winning numbers for Taiwan's...

 2018-06-18 15:01 

China Post

COOKING ON DEADLINE: Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream Pie...

If you want to end a summer celebration or gathering with a big old bang, you would be hard pressed to pick a better dessert than an ice cream pie. Somehow, ice cream stuffed into a pie crust just seems so much more festive and decadent and sultry than bo...

 2018-06-18 15:00 

China Post

The trick to keeping your peach cake from getting soggy...

Add ripe peaches to cake and problems abound: All the juice makes for a soggy cake and their delicate flavor gets lost.Roasting the peaches_and tossing them with peach schnapps_concentrated their flavor and expelled moisture. However, the peaches became s...

 2018-06-18 14:59 

China Post

For your next pasta salad, skip the pasta and go for farro...

The first thing we noticed when replacing pasta with whole-grain farro in this nourishing update on pasta salad with pesto was the grain's fantastic al dente texture.Tender with just the right amount of chew (thanks to boiling pasta-style), each grain...

 2018-06-18 14:58 

China Post

How to make Mexican pulled pork without the hassle of frying...

Traditional carnitas, Mexico's version of pulled pork, is fried in gallons of lard or oil. The results are tasty, but who wants to deal with all that hot fat? We wanted restaurant-style carnitas_tender chunks of lightly crisped, caramelized pork, subt...

 2018-06-18 14:57 

China Post

Make delicious deviled eggs without the strain or torment...

The best deviled eggs start with the best hard-cooked eggs. Conventional wisdom insists that older eggs peel more easily than fresh eggs but we wanted to be able to start with eggs of any age and still end up with flawlessly smooth peeled results.Instead ...

 2018-06-18 14:56 

China Post

Review: 'Jurassic World 2' leans on nostalgia, contrivances...

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