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 2018-12-10 09:43 

Korea Times

W1 trillion set for inter-Korean cooperation next year...

The government has allocated 1.1 trillion won ($977 million) for inter-Korean affairs for next year, according to the unification ministry, Monday. This is up 15 percent from the 959 billion won fund this year, reflecting the reconciliatory mood that deve...

 2018-12-10 09:43 

Korea Times

Kim Jong-un's visit seems unlikely this year...

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is unlikely to visit Seoul this year for a much-anticipated inter-Korean summit, as both sides have yet to make any progress in arranging a schedule, according to officials. Cheong Wa Dae has stated that it would welcome a ...

 2018-12-10 09:43 

Korea Times

Daewoo Shipbuilding wins LNG ship order in Greece...

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., one of the largest shipbuilders in the world, said Monday it has received an order to build a liquefied natural gas ship for a Greek company....

 2018-12-10 09:43 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Man in Hong Kong returns home to find flat ransacked and HK$117,000 in cash and valuables stolen...

Cash and valuables worth about HK$117,000 (US$15,000) in total were stolen from a flat in Yau Ma Tei in Hong Kong's latest burglary case, police said on Monday.It followed at least two reports of break-ins and the arrest of a suspected mainland Chines...

 2018-12-10 09:41 

Central News Agency

Taiwanese film director on bail over sexual assault...

Taipei, Dec. 10 (CNA) Taiwanese film director Doze Niu () was released on bail of NT$1.5 million (US$48,556) Monday after being questioned over allegations of sexual assault of a female worker on his latest film,...

 2018-12-10 09:40 

Central News Agency

135 from Shanghai to attend twin-city forum in Taipei...

Taipei, Dec. 10 (CNA) A 135-member delegation led by Zhou Bo (), executive vice mayor of Shanghai, will attend the annual Taipei-Shanghai twin-city forum in Taipei next week....

 2018-12-10 09:26 

Guangming Online

People enjoy skiing across China(1)...

People ski at a skiing park in Luquan District in Shijiazhuang, capital of north China's Hebei Province, Dec. 9, 2018.People ski at a skiing park in Luquan District in Shijiazhuang, capital of north China's Hebei Province, Dec. 9, 2018. (Xinhua/Zh...

 2018-12-10 09:25 

NHK

Gusto stops using plastic straws...

Major Japanese restaurant chain Gusto on Monday stopped providing plastic straws at its 1,300 locations nationwide....

 2018-12-10 09:15 

South China Morning Post

100 snatched in China church raids overnight...

About 100 worshippers at an unofficial church in southwestern China were snatched from their homes or from the streets in coordinated raids which began on Sunday evening.Chinese authorities targeted members of the Early Rain Covenant Church across various...

 2018-12-10 09:09 

Ecns.cn

May's Brexit deal fails to offer sufficient clarity: report...

The British House of Commons' committee on Exiting the European Union (EU) unanimously agreed in a report its downbeat verdict on Brexit Sunday, saying Prime Minister Theresa May's deal fails to offer sufficient clarity or certainty for the future...

 2018-12-10 09:06 

South China Morning Post

Chef who spent two years in jail cleared of Hong Kong rape after accuser stops testifying midway through trial for second time...

A chef who spent two years in jail after being accused of raping a woman he met on social media was acquitted in a Hong Kong court on Monday.Mustafa Akkoyun was released at High Court after his accuser, a tourist from the southwestern Chinese province of ...

 2018-12-10 09:04 

NHK

Japan to effectively block China telecom giants...

Japan's government has decided to revise its procedures for purchasing telecommunications equipment, a move that would effectively exclude Chinese telecom giants....

 2018-12-10 09:01 

Nikkei Asian Review

China's record rice yield -- a blessing for global grain consumers...

TOKYO -- For a second year in a row China has set a record for rice production, this time with a yield of more than 18 tons on a hectare. This is almo...

 2018-12-10 08:57 

China Post

The Latest: UN chief presses support for migration accord...

MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. migration conference (all times local):9:50 a.m.United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has sought to dispel...

 2018-12-10 08:55 

China Post

Thousands participate in funeral of 2 teenage Kashmir rebels...

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Thousands of people in Indian-controlled Kashmir have joined a funeral procession for two teenage rebels who were killed over the weekend in a long gunbattle with Indian troops in the disputed region.Villagers carried the teen...

 2018-12-10 08:54 

China Post

Roma mothers held in Slovak hospitals against their will...

KEZMAROK, Slovakia (AP) — Monika Krcova did not want to follow the official guidelines and remain in the hospital for four days after her third baby's birth. And so she escaped.Like many other Roma, she tells horror stories about giving birth in...

 2018-12-10 08:52 

China Post

Macron to speak to France amid mounting protest violence...

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is preparing to speak to the nation at last, after increasingly violent protests against his leadership.Macron is meeting Monday morning with local and national political leaders, unions and business lea...

 2018-12-10 08:51 

China Post

Column: Across USA, cheers. In New England, shocked silence...

In viewing areas across America, from sports bars to living rooms, explosive cheers rang out.Throughout New England, shocked silence.Whether the way the Patriots-Dolphins game ended is worthy of being dubbed the South Beach Stunner or South Beach Bummer d...

 2018-12-10 08:50 

China Post

NFL ICYMI: Good as Belichick is, Pats erred on Miami Miracle...

Bill Belichick is universally recognized as one of the best coaches — if not THE best coach — in NFL history, and he owns the Super Bowl titles to prove it. That doesn't mean he — or his entire New England Patriots staff — is i...

 2018-12-10 08:49 

China Post

Baines surprised by Hall of Fame election _ many others, too...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Harold Baines answered the phone and learned he was a Hall of Famer....

 2018-12-10 08:48 

NHK

Nissan apologizes for its own indictment...

Nissan Motor has issued an apology following the company's indictment by Tokyo prosecutors on Monday....

 2018-12-10 08:48 

China Post

Raptors go west, Kawhi back to Oracle where so much changed...

So much changed after Kawhi Leonard crashed to the Oracle Arena floor on May 14, 2017.The San Antonio Spurs had a 23-point lead on the Warriors in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals when Leonard departed with 26 points, poised to take away home-court...

 2018-12-10 08:46 

China Post

Oregon's No. 3 ranking to dip after loss at Michigan State...

Kelly Graves thought his Oregon Ducks hadn't really done anything to deserve the No. 3 ranking in the AP Top 25 — the school's best ever.Now after suffering their first loss of the season on Sunday at Michigan State, the Ducks will fall in t...

 2018-12-10 08:45 

China Post

Top EU court rules UK can change mind over Brexit...

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's top court has ruled that Britain can change its mind over Brexit, boosting the hopes of people who want to stay in the EU that the process can be reversed.The European Court of Justice ruled Monday that when ...

 2018-12-10 08:41 

Central News Agency

Taiwan presents Democracy and Human Rights Award to Indonesian NGO...

Taipei, Dec. 10 (CNA) The 2018 Asia Democracy and Human Rights Award (ADHRA) was presented Monday to an Indonesia nongovernmental organization that promotes pluralism and works to protect minority rights against religious and racial intolerance....

 2018-12-10 08:40 

Central News Agency

TSMC November sales down 3%, still ranks 3rd-highest monthly high...

Taipei, Dec. 10 (CNA) Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the world's largest contract chipmaker, reported Monday a roughly 3 percent month-on-month decline in sales, but the figure still ranked third-highest in the company's history....

 2018-12-10 08:40 

Central News Agency

U.S. dollar closes higher on Taipei forex market...

Taipei, Dec. 10 (CNA) The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Monday, gaining NT$0.036 to close at NT$30.877....

 2018-12-10 08:39 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Former soccer club owner Carson Yeung told to pay US$43.2 million in crime proceeds or face another 10 years in prison...

Former Birmingham City Football Club boss Carson Yeung Ka-sing was on Monday ordered to pay Hong Kong prosecutors HK$338 million (US$43.2 million) worth of crime proceeds in the next 12 months or serve 10 more years in prison.Prosecutors had applied to co...

 2018-12-10 08:39 

South China Morning Post

China's war on pollution targets steel mill slag heaps...

China's self-styled war on pollution is extending to a new front: the solid waste that makes up thousands of slag heaps around the country, a by-product of its record steel output.Beijing has been fighting to clean up the nation after years of breakne...

 2018-12-10 08:35 

NHK

Suit filed over public funds for Imperial rituals...

A group of Japanese citizens has filed a lawsuit to ask the government to stop spending public funds on ceremonies related to the Imperial succession next year....

 2018-12-10 08:30 

The Asahi Shimbun

Japan: Economy shrank at 2.5% annualized rate:The Asahi Shimbun...

Japan's economy shrank at an annualized rate of 2.5 percent in July-September, a worse contraction t...

 2018-12-10 08:29 

South China Morning Post

Sabrina Meng in her own words: Huawei CFO cites health problems in her bid to secure bail in Canada...

Sabrina Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies, was arrested last Friday in Vancouver, Canada at the request of the US and accused of fraudulently representing the company to get around US and EU ...

 2018-12-10 08:27 

South China Morning Post

UK can unilaterally end the Brexit process, says European Union's top court...

The European Court of Justice ruled on Monday that Britain could halt withdrawal from the EU without seeking the approval of fellow member states, in a victory for anti-Brexit campaigners."The United Kingdom is free to revoke unilaterally the notifica...

 2018-12-10 08:25 

The Asahi Shimbun

Ghosn faces austere existence in Tokyo Detention House:The Asahi Shimbun...

Like others held at the Tokyo Detention House awaiting formal charges, Carlos Ghosn has endured meag...

 2018-12-10 08:18 

The Mainichi

Crown Princess Masako expresses 'deep emotion,' thanks Imperial Couple as she turns 55...
 2018-12-10 08:18 

The Mainichi

China pressures US, Canada ahead of Huawei hearing...
 2018-12-10 08:18 

The Mainichi

Figure skating: Kihira all smiles and looking to end 2018 on a high...
 2018-12-10 08:18 

The Mainichi

Trump looking at several candidates for chief of staff...
 2018-12-10 08:18 

The Mainichi

GM battle government to retain tax credit for electric cars...
 2018-12-10 08:18 

The Mainichi

Editorial: Gov't should open doors more to workers with disabilities...
 2018-12-10 08:18 

The Mainichi

Downloading pirated still images to be punishable: Cultural Affairs Agency 2018/12/10...
 2018-12-10 08:18 

The Mainichi

Asian shares fall as Huawei arrest imperils China-US truce...
 2018-12-10 08:18 

South China Morning Post

Why China's video games industry is welcoming a new ethics panel...

Chinese regulators have set up an online video games ethics committee that has already reviewed 20 titles, state media said, raising hopes the government is preparing to resume an approval process that has been frozen for most of this year.China, the worl...

 2018-12-10 08:18 

Guangming Online

Bert Hofman: Open Beijing keeps moving ahead...

Bert Hofman: Open Beijing keeps moving ahead...

 2018-12-10 08:12 

South China Morning Post

Chinese retailer takes blame after six-year-old girl killed by falling shop mirror...

A six-year-old girl was crushed to death when a mirror in a clothing shop in central Shanghai fell on her on the weekend, according to Chinese media reports.The girl, whose name was not released, was shopping with her family in a branch of Hong Kong fashi...

 2018-12-10 08:08 

NHK

Nikkei sharply down on trade war worries...

Tokyo stocks plunged on Monday after Wall Street's plummet on Friday. The benchmark Nikkei Average briefly fell by 500 points. Investors were worried about further escalation of the US-China trade dispute....

 2018-12-10 08:01 

Nikkei Asian Review

CEO of Japan's innovation fund announces resignation...

TOKYO -- The head of Japan's public-private innovation fund has announced his resignation after a bitter feud with the country's Ministry of Econ...

 2018-12-10 08:01 

Nikkei Asian Review

US- China trade war continues to weigh on Asian manufacturers...

SINGAPORE -- Manufacturers in Asia received fewer export orders in November, as U.S.-China trade tensions continued to sap industrial demand in the re...

 2018-12-10 07:59 

Japan Times

Carlos Ghosn, Greg Kelly and Nissan indicted over alleged underreporting of pay...

Tokyo prosecutors on Monday indicted former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn, close aide Greg Kelly and the automaker itself for allegedly breaching the Financial ......

 2018-12-10 07:53 

NHK

OECD urges maximizing potential of migrants...

Inter-governmental organizations have urged the world's nations to actively utilize the potential of migrants....

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