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 2018-06-25 02:04 

Yonhap News

S. Korean cosmetics firm begins operating plant in Thailand...

South Korean cosmetics manufacturer Cosmax Co. said Monday its Thai plant has begun operations as the company moves to boost its production capacity in the rapidly growing Southeast Asian beauty market....

 2018-06-25 02:03 

Yonhap News

The Korea Interbank Offered Rates (KORIBOR)...

The Korea Interbank Offered Rates (KORIBOR) as posted by Yonhap Infomax, the financial news and information arm of Yonhap News Agency, at 11:00 a.m....

 2018-06-25 02:03 

Central News Agency

Taiwan shares open lower...

Taipei, June 25 (CNA) The Taiwan Stock Exchange's main index opened down 65.21 points Monday at 10,834.07 on turnover of NT$3.64 billion (US$119.86 million)....

 2018-06-25 02:00 

The Asahi Shimbun

Sake brewer realizes unlikely American dream in Arizona:The Asahi Shimbun...

HOLBROOK, Ariz.--This small town with a large population of teetotaling Mormons is not the most obvi...

 2018-06-25 02:00 

The Asahi Shimbun

Local officials looking to put animal hoarders on tighter leash:The Asahi Shimbun...

UTSUNOMIYA--A foul odor emanated from a two-story shop-cum-residence about a 20-minute drive from JR...

 2018-06-25 02:00 

The Asahi Shimbun

Limited opening for Zen Room attic at Nara’s Gangoji temple:The Asahi Shimbun...

NARA--The government-designated national treasure attic in the Zen Room at Gangoji temple here, part...

 2018-06-25 01:56 

NHK

BOJ: 'Amazon effect' stemming inflation...

The Bank of Japan says more and more people are buying things online, and that's suppressing inflation. Economists call this the...

 2018-06-25 01:55 

Japan Times

Pentagon preparing temporary camps at two bases to house immigrants: Mattis...

The Pentagon is preparing to build temporary camps for immigrants at two military bases. That came from Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Sunday.He did not ......

 2018-06-25 01:54 

Japan Times

U.S. to give North Korea post-summit schedule with 'specific asks' soon: official...

The United States will soon present a time-line to North Korea with "specific asks" of Pyongyang after a historic summit between U.S. President Donald Trump ......

 2018-06-25 01:54 

NHK

World Heritage Committee to screen nominations...

UNESCO's World Heritage Committee is meeting in Bahrain to screen 31 new nominations....

 2018-06-25 01:53 

Japan Times

First lady Melania Trump tells SADD ranks kindness and compassion are key traits...

Melania Trump said Sunday that kindness, compassion and positivity are important traits in life.The first lady helped SADD — Students Against Destructive Decisions — open ......

 2018-06-25 01:52 

Yonhap News

(World Cup) In bid to reach knockout stage, S. Korea also trying to make history...

Even after losing their first two matches at the FIFA World Cup in Russia, South Korea are somehow still alive in the tournament, with a chance to book a knockout spot by beating Germany in its Group F finale....

 2018-06-25 01:52 

Japan Times

Reunification prospects unclear for freed immigrant parents in U.S. amid uncertainly over their children's whereabouts...

A Texas charitable organization says 32 immigrant parents separated from their children after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border were freed into its care Sunday, but they ......

 2018-06-25 01:51 

Japan Times

Mattis visits China to 'take measure' of its strategic ambitions amid rising tensions...

U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis will make his first visit to China this week amid rising tensions between the two countries but also a ......

 2018-06-25 01:49 

Yonhap News

Singer Rain eyes November comeback...

Singer and actor Rain is planning to drop a new album in November, his agency said Monday....

 2018-06-25 01:47 

Yonhap News

President Moon's approval rating drops slightly...

President Moon Jae-in's approval rating remained high despite a slight decrease last week, poll data showed Monday....

 2018-06-25 01:47 

China Post

Mattis seeks less contentious visit with Chinese...

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska (AP) — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis laid out plans for a less contentious, more open dialogue with Chinese leaders as he travels to Asia, less than a month after he slammed Beijing at an international conference for it...

 2018-06-25 01:45 

China Post

Devon Allen wins tight 110 hurdles at USATF outdoor meet...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Devon Allen is used to winning close races.Allen might never enter another event that'll be as close as the 110-meter hurdles Sunday at the USATF Outdoor championships.Allen, the former Oregon receiver, crossed in 13.452 ...

 2018-06-25 01:39 

Guangming Online

Xi urges breaking new ground in major country diplomacy with Chinese characteristics...

Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for efforts to break new ground in major country diplomacy with Chinese characteristics, with the guidance of the thought on diplomacy of socialism with Chinese characteristics for a new era....

 2018-06-25 01:31 

Guangming Online

First Beijing-Hotan tourist express train in 2018 pulls off from Beijing(1)...

Tourists wait for departure onboard the first Beijing-Hotan tourist express train in 2018 at the Beijing West Railway Station in Beijing, capital of China, June 24, 2018. The Beijing-Hotan tourist express train service was launched in 2015 as an initiativ...

 2018-06-25 01:30 

Guangming Online

Female mounted patrol unit seen on duty in Arxan, N China's Inner Mongolia(1)...

A member of a female mounted patrol unit stays with her horse after a patrol task in Arxan, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, June 24, 2018. Every year, the female mounted patrol unit of Arxan will patrol the city between June and Octobe...

 2018-06-25 01:29 

Yonhap News

S. Korea to pick candidates for reunions with N. Korean families...

South Korea began a process Monday to select those who will meet their long-separated family members in North Korea in late August....

 2018-06-25 01:24 

Yonhap News

BTS' Japanese album ranks 4th in Oricon album chart for first half of 2018...

BTS's Japanese album...

 2018-06-25 01:20 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Koreas hold working-level talks on restoring military communication lines...

The two Koreas held working-level talks on fully restoring military communication lines Monday, as part of efforts to reduce tensions and build trust, officials here said....

 2018-06-25 01:19 

Ecns.cn

Chinese farmer discovers ancient bronze liquor vessel...

A Chinese farmer has found a Han-dynasty (206 BC to AD 220) bronze liquor vessel at a construction site in central China's Hunan province....

 2018-06-25 01:17 

Ecns.cn

China unveils guideline to win battle against pollution...

China has unveiled a guideline to comprehensively enhance ecological and environmental protection and win the battle against pollution of air, water and soil....

 2018-06-25 01:16 

Yonhap News

Bills on P2P lending, cryptocurrency still pending in National Assembly...

Lawmakers have proposed bills to regulate peer-to-peer (P2P) lending and cryptocurrencies, but the bills have gained little momentum in the National Assembly, industry watchers said Monday....

 2018-06-25 01:16 

NHK

RCEP negotiations to start in Tokyo...

Trade officials from 16 Asia-Pacific countries are gathering in Tokyo to discuss the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, or RCEP....

 2018-06-25 01:12 

Guangming Online

Cultivation of Chinese bayberries contributes to local economy in Xianju County, China's Zhejiang(1)...

Farmers sort Chinese bayberries into baskets on a mountain plantation in Xianju County of Taizhou, east China's Zhejiang Province, June 24, 2018. The cultivation of Chinese bayberries has been an effective contributor to the local economy and personal...

 2018-06-25 01:11 

Guangming Online

Aerial view of Rongjiang County in SW China's Guizhou(1)...

Aerial photo taken on June 24, 2018 shows the scenery of Pingbao Dong Village in Rongjiang County, southwest China's Guizhou Province, June 24, 2018....

 2018-06-25 01:09 

Yonhap News

S. Korea shares tourism policy with developing countries...

South Korea kicked off a forum Monday to share its tourism policy with developing countries as part of its efforts to help them nurture experts in the field, the government said....

 2018-06-25 01:09 

Guangming Online

View of Xinyuan photovoltaic power station in E China's Jiangsu(1)...

Aerial photo taken on June 23, 2018 shows the Xinyuan photovoltaic (PV) power station built on the top of agricultural greenhouses in Tangji Township of Lianshui County, east China's Jiangsu Province....

 2018-06-25 01:07 

Ecns.cn

China cuts RRR by 50 basis points...

China will lower some banks' reserve requirement ratios (RRR) by 50 basis points on July 5, the country's central bank said Sunday....

 2018-06-25 01:02 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Fourth runway for Hong Kong unlikely, airport chief says...

Hong Kong is unlikely to get a fourth runway after its third airstrip is completed by 2024, even as Asian cities race to boost flight capacity to meet surging demand for air travel, the man running one of the world's busiest airports has said.Jack So ...

 2018-06-25 01:00 

Yonhap News

S. Korea to invest 2.6 tln won by 2022 in hydrogen vehicles...

South Korea will invest 2.6 trillion won (US$2.34 billion) by 2022 to develop hydrogen-fueled cars and related infrastructure, boosting sales of the eco-friendly vehicles, the industry ministry said Monday....

 2018-06-25 00:59 

NHK

Manufacturers' sentiment expected to worsen...

Analysts expect business sentiment at Japan's major manufacturers to worsen for a 2nd straight quarter....

 2018-06-25 00:57 

Yonhap News

Indoor smoking lounges to be closed at airports...

Indoor smoking lounges at airports will gradually be shut down and outdoor smoking areas will be relocated further away from zones with passenger traffic, authorities said Monday....

 2018-06-25 00:57 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Hong Kong plane crash leaves pilot, 23, in critical condition...

A 23-year-old pilot was in critical condition on Monday morning after the light aircraft he was flying crashed in northern Hong Kong on Sunday.Calling the incident a "serious" one, the city's Civil Aviation Department (CAD) said it would take ...

 2018-06-25 00:57 

NHK

Intensive debate to be held at Upper House...

Japanese lawmakers are holding intensive deliberations at an Upper House meeting on Monday....

 2018-06-25 00:55 

South China Morning Post

'I made myself a hate magnet': Roseanne Barr's tearful first interview since racist tweet that killed her show...

In an emotional interview, Roseanne Barr said she definitely feels remorse for the tweet that prompted ABC to cancel the revival of Roseanne, but that her comparison of former Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett, who is black, to Planet of the Apes was not know...

 2018-06-25 00:49 

China Post

The Latest: BET Awards kick off with 'Black Panther' salute...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 2018 BET Awards, which are being presented Sunday at the Microsoft Theater (all times local):5:15 p.m.The BET Awards kicked off on Sunday with a tribute to...

 2018-06-25 00:49 

The Mainichi

MLB: Yankees' Tanaka throws 26 pitches in 1st bullpen session...
 2018-06-25 00:49 

The Mainichi

Sumo: Kakuryu in pole position as Tochionshin moves up...
 2018-06-25 00:49 

The Mainichi

Kvitova beats Rybarikova to retain Birmingham title...
 2018-06-25 00:49 

The Mainichi

Israel's El Al faces scrutiny after moving female passengers...
 2018-06-25 00:49 

The Mainichi

Tennis: Coric ends Federer's winning streak to take Halle title...
 2018-06-25 00:49 

The Mainichi

US imported more seafood in 2017 than any prior year...
 2018-06-25 00:49 

The Mainichi

Golf: Japanese teen Nasa Hataoka wins NW Arkansas Championship 2018/6/25...
 2018-06-25 00:48 

China Post

Dietrich homers for 3rd game in row, Marlins top Rockies 8-5...

DENVER (AP) — Derek Dietrich homered for the third straight game and tied a career high with four hits, leading the Miami Marlins over the Colorado Rockies 8-5 on Sunday.Drew Rucinski got the win in relief of starter Caleb Smith, who exited in the s...

 2018-06-25 00:46 

China Post

Bubba Watson rallies to win in Connecticut _ again...

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Bubba Watson overcame a six-stroke deficit to win his third Travelers Championship title, shooting a 7-under 63 on Sunday for a three-stroke victory at TPC River Highlands.Watson became the first three-time winner on the PGA T...

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