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 2018-12-10 06:57 

NHK

'TubaChristmas' concert held in US...

More than 800 tuba players put on a performance in the US state of Missouri last Friday to spread Christmas cheer and broke a world record at the same time....

 2018-12-10 06:49 

China Post

China pressures US, Canada ahead of Huawei hearing...

BEIJING (AP) — China is raising the pressure on the United States and Canada as a bail hearing for a top Chinese technology executive was set to resume in Vancouver.A Communist Party newspaper called Canada's treatment of Huawei chief financial ...

 2018-12-10 06:48 

China Post

China summons US envoy to protest detention of Huawei exec...

BEIJING (AP) — China summoned the U.S. ambassador to Beijing to protest Canada's detention of a senior executive of Chinese electronics giant Huawei at Washington's behest, demanding the U.S. cancel the order for her arrest.The official Xinh...

 2018-12-10 06:47 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Nine people injured as school bus mounts pavement in Hong Kong...

At least nine people have been injured after a school bus mounted the pavement in Hong Kong on Monday.The accident happened at the junction of King's Road and Hei Wo Street in North Point shortly before 2pm."Initial investigation shows a school bu...

 2018-12-10 06:45 

China Post

Asian shares fall as Huawei arrest imperils China-US truce...

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were broadly lower Monday after China protested the arrest of a senior executive of Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei who is suspected of trying to evade U.S. trade curbs on Iran.KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchm...

 2018-12-10 06:45 

The Asahi Shimbun

Stocks extend retreat as global growth fears clobber investors:The Asahi Shimbun...

Global stocks extended their slump on Monday, with U.S. equity futures and Asian shares sliding on w...

 2018-12-10 06:40 

Central News Agency

Taiwan shares close down 1.16%...

Taipei, Dec. 10 (CNA) Taiwan shares closed down 113.34 points, or 1.16 percent, at 9,647.54 Monday on turnover of NT$98.07 billion (US$3.18 billion)....

 2018-12-10 06:40 

Central News Agency

New motorbike regulations hoped to curb traffic casualties...

Taipei, Dec. 10 (CNA) A new rule that mandates all new motorcycle models manufactured after Jan. 1, 2019 to be equipped with either anti-lock braking (ABS) or combined braking system (CBS) is expected to cut traffic casualties by 30 percent, the Ministry ...

 2018-12-10 06:40 

Japan Times

All nine private-sector executives of Japan Investment Corp. to resign over pay dispute...

All nine private sector executives of a state-backed investment fund will resign following a dispute with the industry ministry, which oversees the fund, about the ......

 2018-12-10 06:32 

NHK

UN to adopt migration pact...

A UN-backed conference on migration opens in Marrakesh, Morocco on Monday to adopt a global pact designed to better handle the issue of migration....

 2018-12-10 06:18 

The Mainichi

NBA: Brogdon's 3-pointers lift Bucks past Raptors 104-99...
 2018-12-10 06:18 

The Mainichi

Head of public-private investment fund to step down over conflict with ministry 2018/12/10...
 2018-12-10 06:18 

The Mainichi

NHL: Jets get 3 on power play, rout Flyers 7-1...
 2018-12-10 06:18 

The Mainichi

Nobel peace winners demand action against sex abuse...
 2018-12-10 06:18 

The Mainichi

Ex-Nissan head Ghosn indicted over alleged finance law violations...
 2018-12-10 06:18 

The Mainichi

US Marine accident off Japan categorized as severest 'Class A'...
 2018-12-10 06:18 

The Mainichi

Myanmar opens 1st Japanese-language teacher training course...
 2018-12-10 06:17 

NHK

Ghosn indicted and re-arrested...

Tokyo prosecutors have indicted former Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn for understating his past compensation by tens of millions of dollars. They have also re-arrested him over similar allegations relating to his pay in the last 3 years....

 2018-12-10 06:08 

Guangming Online

4th Global Diplomats’ Chinese Cultural Night held in Beijing(1)...

The 4th Global Diplomats' Chinese Cultural Night themed "Tasting China, Strengthening People-to-people Ties" was held in Beijing on Dec. 8, 2018. Over 400 diplomats from 157 countries and regions and about 1,000 Chinese enterprises representat...

 2018-12-10 06:05 

The Asahi Shimbun

Driver’s drift driving videos fail to get a ‘like’ from authorities:The Asahi Shimbun...

FUKUOKA--Although a 31-year-old man piled up the likes on Instagram with his drift driving prowess o...

 2018-12-10 06:01 

Nikkei Asian Review

Japanese companies look to Germany and Holland amid Brexit fears...

LONDON -- Japanese companies based in the U.K. are increasingly inquiring about setting up operations in Germany and the Netherlands as confusion inte...

 2018-12-10 06:01 

Nikkei Asian Review

Ghosn and Nissan charged with alleged underreporting of pay...

TOKYO -- Tokyo prosecutors on Monday charged Carlos Ghosn, the former chairman of Nissan Motor, with misstating his income for years.Ghosn and Re...

 2018-12-10 06:01 

Nikkei Asian Review

Japan bans Huawei and its Chinese peers from government contracts...

TOKYO -- Japan's central government ministries and Self-Defense Forces received guidelines on Monday that effectively bar them from buying personal co...

 2018-12-10 06:00 

China Post

Presidential hopefuls pushed to go big on climate change...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Environmental activists are ramping up a pressure campaign designed to drum up Democratic support for a sweeping agenda to fight climate change, with the 2020 presidential campaign in their sights. Hundreds of young demonstrators a...

 2018-12-10 05:54 

China Post

Trump looking at several candidates for chief of staff...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is weighing at least four people to serve as his next chief of staff, after plans for an orderly succession for departing John Kelly fell through.The high-profile hiring search comes at a pivotal time as the ...

 2018-12-10 05:53 

South China Morning Post

[ Asia ]

Bangladesh election campaign begins without an opposition candidate to challenge Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina...

There is no opposition candidate for prime minister, hundreds of people have been arrested and incumbent premier Sheikh Hasina stands accused of ignoring democratic checks on her power, but Bangladesh began campaigning on Monday for a year-end election.Mo...

 2018-12-10 05:53 

China Post

Koskinen, McDavid help Oilers beat Flames 1-0...

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Mikko Koskinen made 24 saves in his third shutout of the season and Connor McDavid scored the only goal as the Edmonton Oilers defeated the Calgary Flames 1-0 on Sunday.The Oilers have won three straight and have gone 6-1-0 ...

 2018-12-10 05:51 

China Post

Champions League: Crunch time for PSG, Napoli and Liverpool...

PARIS (AP) — The Anfield roar will be thunderous when Liverpool hosts Napoli, and the crowd will likely be just as loud in Belgrade when Red Star takes on Paris Saint-Germain.Group C has lived up to its billing as the toughest in the Champions Leagu...

 2018-12-10 05:50 

China Post

Tuch's game-winner lifts Vegas past Dallas, 4-2...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Alex Tuch got his 10th goal of the season and the Golden Knights won their fifth straight at home, beating the Dallas Stars 4-2 Sunday night.Tuch became the fifth Golden Knights player to reach double figures in goals just before th...

 2018-12-10 05:50 

Japan Times

China charges 10 over riot at a military veterans' protest...

China state media say 10 people have been charged with various offenses over rioting at a gathering of military veterans protesting for better benefits.It wasn't ......

 2018-12-10 05:49 

Japan Times

Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro fills out Cabinet with rightist environment chief...

Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro, a longtime climate-change skeptic, has named a rightist lawyer with a contentious background to be environment minister in the country whose ......

 2018-12-10 05:49 

China Post

Goff, Rams shut down by Bears in 15-6 loss...

CHICAGO (AP) — Jared Goff was born in California and played his college ball for California before beginning his pro career in Southern California with the Los Angeles Rams.The Golden State kid looked a little lost in the Windy City.Harassed by Chic...

 2018-12-10 05:47 

China Post

Koskinen, McDavid help Oilers beat Flames 1-0...

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Edmonton Oilers appear to have shored up their defense under new head coach Ken Hitchcock.Mikko Koskinen made 24 saves in his third shutout of the season and Connor McDavid scored the only goal as the Edmonton Oilers def...

 2018-12-10 05:46 

China Post

Big investors call for carbon price, end to coal power...

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — More than 450 asset managers, including major pension funds and insurance companies, are calling on governments to phase out coal-fired power plants and put a meaningful price on carbon to help tackle climate change.The funds...

 2018-12-10 05:45 

China Post

Reports: Ghosn, Kelly, Nissan charged in underreported pay...

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese media say Tokyo prosecutors have charged Nissan former chairman Carlos Ghosn with underreporting his income. Another executive and Nissan Motor Co. also were charged.Prosecutors would not immediately confirm the reports Monday ...

 2018-12-10 05:40 

Central News Agency

Deported son of celebrities to arrive in Taiwan Tuesday...

New York, Dec. 9 (CNA) The teenage son of Taiwanese celebrities Sun Peng () and Di Ying () will be deported from the United States on Monday (U.S. East coast time) and is scheduled to arrive at Taipei Taoyuan International Airport Tuesday evening (Taipei ...

 2018-12-10 05:40 

Central News Agency

Taiwan is model of women's empowerment in politics: AIT chief...

Taipei, Dec. 10 (CNA) Taking President Tsai Ing-wen () as an example, the de facto U.S. ambassador to Taiwan said Monday that Taiwan is a model in terms of empowering women as leaders in politics....

 2018-12-10 05:38 

Japan Times

Peruvians strongly back anti-corruption reforms in referendum, exit poll suggests...

Peruvians showed strong support in a referendum on Sunday for political and judicial reforms introduced by the new President Martin Vizcarra to target corruption in ......

 2018-12-10 05:37 

Japan Times

'I wanted to kill a person': Saitama man arrested after three Cambodians injured in knife attack...

Police have arrested a 39-year-old man from Hanyu, Saitama Prefecture, on charges of attempted murder in relation to a knife attack in which three Cambodians ......

 2018-12-10 05:37 

NHK

Prosecutors indict Ghosn...

Prosecutors in Tokyo have indicted former Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn for understating his compensation by tens of millions of dollars....

 2018-12-10 05:32 

Japan Times

Japan sees rise in use of riverside areas to attract tourists following deregulation...

The use of riverside areas to attract tourists is on the rise nationwide, following deregulation in recent years allowing the private sector to use the ......

 2018-12-10 05:32 

South China Morning Post

[ Asia ]

Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn indicted for under-reporting his earnings...

Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn, his close aide Greg Kelly and the Japanese carmaker were indicted on Monday over an alleged under-reporting of about 5 billion yen (US$44.5 million) of Ghosn's pay in the company's financial statements during t...

 2018-12-10 05:28 

Japan Times

Japan's Self-Defense Forces may create new training units for growing number of female officers...

The Self-Defense Forces is considering adding training units to cater to an increasing number of female personnel, sources with knowledge of the matter said Saturday.As ......

 2018-12-10 05:27 

Japan Times

Buyers seek out works by emerging black artists at America's biggest contemporary art fair in Miami...

Wilbur Ross inspected a pair of hands in cuffs sticking out from a wall and clutching a wad of U.S. currency.The sculpture, "Made Off," was ......

 2018-12-10 05:20 

South China Morning Post

[ Asia ]

Japan delivers aid to Marshall Islands, as Pacific engagement builds bulwark against Chinese influence...

A transport aircraft of Japan's Air Self-Defence Forces (ASDF) touched down in the Marshall Islands en route to joint exercises in the US on Friday, delivering wheelchairs, sporting equipment and other aid to the central Pacific nation.The brief visit...

 2018-12-10 05:20 

NHK

'Diamond dust' ice crystals seen in Hokkaido...

Shivering cold weather continued to grip the northern Japanese prefecture of Hokkaido on Monday....

 2018-12-10 05:18 

Japan Times

Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei survived a famine. Can he weather Trump?...

At the sprawling Huawei Technologies Co. campus in Shenzhen, the food court's walls are emblazoned with quotes from the company's billionaire founder and CEO Ren ......

 2018-12-10 05:13 

Ecns.cn

China lodges solemn representations against U.S. for Huawei senior executive's detention...

Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng summoned U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad on Sunday and lodged solemn representations and strong protests against the detention of a senior executive of Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. by the Canadian authorit...

 2018-12-10 05:12 

NHK

Govt. draws up plan to strengthen infrastructure...

Japan's government has drawn up a draft plan to quickly strengthen the country's infrastructure against natural disasters....

 2018-12-10 05:07 

South China Morning Post

Can Huawei's founder Ren Zhengfei, who survived a famine, weather Donald Trump?...

At the sprawling Huawei Technologies campus in Shenzhen, the food court's walls are emblazoned with quotes from the company's billionaire founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei.Then there's the research lab that resembles the White House in Washington. ...

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