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 2018-09-20 16:21 

Taipei Times

WADA's board votes to reinstate Russian agency...

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) yesterday voted, subject to certain conditions, to lift a ban on the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA), which was suspended following allegations of widespread state-sponsored doping....

 2018-09-20 16:21 

Taipei Times

Foundation urges Yilan to reinvestigate gym coach...

The Humanistic Education Foundation yesterday called on the Yilan County Government to reinvestigate allegations of sexual harassment against a coach who has been allowed to remain on a junior-high school gymnastics team after allegedly touching students&...

 2018-09-20 16:21 

Taipei Times

Canberra eyes PNG naval base to curb Chinese clout...

Australia is planning to build new naval base in Papua New Guinea (PNG), reports said on Wednesday, an apparent move to curb China's influence in the Pacific....

 2018-09-20 16:21 

Taipei Times

Beijing to remove 'foreign' content from its textbooks...

The Chinese Ministry of Education has launched a "comprehensive" inspection of school textbooks to remove unapproved alterations or foreign content, state media reported late on Wednesday, amid a push to combat Western influence in schools....

 2018-09-20 16:21 

Taipei Times

[ Taiwan ]

Two arrested in Taoyuan for gaming fraud scheme...

Taoyuan police on Tuesday arrested two men who investigators said transferred about NT$181.8 million (US$5.90 million) to a China-based fraud ring over the past year....

 2018-09-20 16:21 

Taipei Times

New iPhone no help as Hon Hai slips in rankings...

The contrast between Apple Inc's ascension to a US$1 trillion stock and the share performance of its biggest iPhone assembler just got even starker....

 2018-09-20 16:21 

Taipei Times

Shark attacks 12-year-old near Great Barrier Reef...

A 12-year-old girl was attacked by a shark in waters off Australia's tropical northeast coast yesterday, an ambulance official said, the second attack in the region in as many days....

 2018-09-20 16:21 

Taipei Times

Korean leaders in show of unity on mountain summit...

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in yesterday visited the spiritual birthplace of the Korean nation for a show of unity after their summit gave new momentum to Pyongyang's negotiations with Washington....

 2018-09-20 16:21 

Taipei Times

Kimpton begins Taipei recruitment...

Kimpton Daan Hotel ( ) is recruiting 100 people in Taiwan for the international hotel chain's opening in Taipei, which should be by the end of this year....

 2018-09-20 16:21 

Taipei Times

Facebook building 'war room' before polls...

Facebook on Wednesday said it would have a "war room" up and running on its Silicon Valley campus to quickly repel efforts to use the social network to meddle in upcoming elections....

 2018-09-20 16:21 

Taipei Times

[ Taiwan ]

Vatican, China deal would not affect ties: MOFA's Hsieh...

If an agreement is reached between the Vatican and China, it would focus on religious affairs only and would not affect the Holy See's ties with Taiwan, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) Kelly Hsieh () said yesterday....

 2018-09-20 16:21 

Taipei Times

[ Taiwan ]

Allies urge move to Central America...

The nation's Central American allies have been calling for Taiwanese companies to move their production bases to the region amid the US-China trade war....

 2018-09-20 16:21 

Taipei Times

[ Taiwan ]

Medium-range frequencies to be auctioned for 5G...

At least 200 megahertz (MHz) of bandwidth are to be released for the first stage of 5G development, the National Communications Commission said on Wednesday, adding that it would soon submit an application to the Executive Yuan for final approval....

 2018-09-20 16:21 

Taipei Times

UBS cuts China GDP growth forecast...

UBS Group AG has cut its forecast for China's GDP growth from 6.2 percent to 6 percent for next year after the US announced an extra 10 percent tariff on US$200 billion of Chinese goods....

 2018-09-20 16:21 

Taipei Times

Australian doctors request access to Pacific camps...

Australian doctors yesterday said a "humanitarian emergency" is unfolding at an Australian-run detention center in the Pacific and asked for government permission to treat asylum seekers at the remote facility....

 2018-09-20 16:15 

South China Morning Post

Henry Kissinger didn't press Donald Trump to work with Russia to 'box in' China, institute says...

Elder US statesman Henry Kissinger's namesake think tank denied a media report saying the former top diplomat urged US President Donald Trump to "box in" China by working with Russia.Recent reports by China National Radio and the Chinese-langu...

 2018-09-20 16:02 

South China Morning Post

Chinese firms start to cut jobs and move overseas as US trade war and rising costs start to bite...

Yang Xiaoying feels conflicted and overwhelmed by the uncertain future of the factory she and her husband founded 15 years ago in Dongguan, a manufacturing hub in southern China.To offset the impact of shrinking orders and soaring operational costs for th...

 2018-09-20 16:02 

China Post

Review: Macy Gray is enthusiastic, infectious on fun 'Ruby'...

Macy Gray, "Ruby" (Artistry Music) Macy Gray sounds mainly joyful and enthusiastic on "Ruby" and the zest evident across her 10th album, even when the theme is misfortune or heartbreak, is infectious. Her trademark jazzy soul and R&B found...

 2018-09-20 16:01 

NHK

Japanese-American Fukunaga to direct next 007 film...

Japanese-American Cary Joji Fukunaga will direct the next film in the popular 007 series....

 2018-09-20 16:00 

China Post

Defending champ Dzumhur into St. Petersburg quarterfinals...

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — St. Petersburg Open defending champion Damir Dzumhur reached the quarterfinals by beating Guido Pella 6-4, 6-4 on Thursday. Dzumhur landed 70 percent of his first serves on his way to a win which set up a quarterfinal w...

 2018-09-20 15:59 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Hong Kong sewage treatment facility leaking waste into waters off Sai Kung after being damaged in Typhoon Mangkhut...

Sewage has been leaking into the sea in "Hong Kong's back garden" of Sai Kung as a treatment facility there was damaged when Typhoon Mangkhut battered the city over the weekend, authorities warned on Thursday.Elsewhere, three sections of mains...

 2018-09-20 15:53 

South China Morning Post

Chinese billionaire Richard Liu sexual assault allegations to be reviewed by prosecutors in Minnesota for possible charges...

Minneapolis police have finished their initial investigation into a sexual assault allegation against Chinese billionaire Richard Liu and have turned the case over to prosecutors for possible charges, prosecutors announced Thursday.Hennepin County Attorne...

 2018-09-20 15:49 

China Post

Nicki Minaj struts into Fendi; Max Mara rewrites classics...

MILAN (AP) — Milan designers were letting go of streetwear and turning back to the basics of elegant design on the second day of Milan Fashion Week.That is not to say there is nothing for trendy youth. Designers are turning to materials like PVC to ...

 2018-09-20 15:48 

China Post

The Latest: Spokeswoman: Shooting was at Rite Aid facility...

ABERDEEN, Md. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting in Maryland (all times local):11:35 a.m.A spokeswoman for Rite Aid says a shooting has taken place on the campus of a company distribution center in Aberdeen, Maryland.Spokeswoman Susan Henderson told ...

 2018-09-20 15:46 

China Post

AP FACT CHECK: GOP ad misleads on McCaskill immigration vote...

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Republican political action committee has launched a television ad that alleges Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri shifted her stance on immigration policy and supported a reprieve for 11 million immigrant...

 2018-09-20 15:45 

China Post

Ties that bind: FIU has plenty of Miami people on its side...

MIAMI (AP) — Among those who will attend the Miami-FIU game this weekend will be the coach who built the last Hurricanes team that won a national championship, the recruiting director for that team, the quarterback from that season and the person in...

 2018-09-20 15:42 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Beijing recruits SenseTime, AI start-up from Hong Kong, to lead tech drive...

A Hong Kong start-up whose face- and image-recognition technology is being used for smart cities, online entertainment and finance has been hand-picked by Beijing to power China's ambition to be a global tech leader.SenseTime, founded by Chinese Unive...

 2018-09-20 15:33 

Ecns.cn

Palace Museum opens first furniture-themed exhibition...

The Palace Museum has for the first time put more than 300 pieces of furniture from the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) on display as part of efforts to display more cultural relics to the public....

 2018-09-20 15:33 

Ecns.cn

Palace Museum opens first furniture-themed exhibition...

(ECNS) -- The Palace Museum has for the first time put more than 300 pieces of furniture from the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) on display as part of efforts to display more cultural relics to the public....

 2018-09-20 15:30 

Ecns.cn

Tesla says contacted by Justice Department over CEO's privatization tweets...

U.S. electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla said Tuesday it has been contacted by the Department of Justice (DOJ) over its Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk's tweets last month about taking Tesla private....

 2018-09-20 15:30 

Ecns.cn

Guangzhou to launch 14 new air routes to Europe, America in 3 years...

Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport will launch 14 new international air routes linking the capital of south China's Guangdong Province to European and American countries over the next three years, according to an airport official....

 2018-09-20 15:30 

Ecns.cn

Guangzhou to launch 14 new air routes to Europe, America in 3 years...

Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport will launch 14 new international air routes linking the capital of south China's Guangdong Province to European and American countries over the next three years, according to an airport official....

 2018-09-20 15:30 

Ecns.cn

Tesla says contacted by Justice Department over CEO's privatization tweets...

U.S. electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla said Tuesday it has been contacted by the Department of Justice (DOJ) over its Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk's tweets last month about taking Tesla private....

 2018-09-20 15:29 

Ecns.cn

Hong Kong action movie 'L Storm' leads Chinese mainland box office...

Japanese fantasy film "Destiny: Kamakura Monogatari" took fourth place, generating more than 25 million yuan since Sept. 14. Rounding out the top five was Marvel's "Ant-Man and the Wasp," which has grossed more than 823 million yuan si...

 2018-09-20 15:29 

Ecns.cn

U.S. association in sports industry opposes Trump's tariffs on Chinese products...

The Sports &Fitness Industry Association (SFIA) Tuesday issued a newsletter strongly opposing the new U.S. announcement to raise tariffs on Chinese products worth 200 billion U.S....

 2018-09-20 15:29 

Ecns.cn

Palace Museum opens furniture-themed exhibition...

The Palace Museum put more than 300 pieces of furniture from the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) on display Wednesday, marking the opening of a furniture-themed exhibition....

 2018-09-20 15:29 

Ecns.cn

Multinationals just love China's Pudong...

First owning an office in Shanghai's Pudong in 2004, Australian machine tool manufacturer ANCA now has its biggest sales office in the city.Thanks to the huge market, brisk growth in China and favorable policies in Pudong, multinational companies have...

 2018-09-20 15:29 

Ecns.cn

China moves to step up effective investment...

China has stepped up efforts to increase effective investment to address the inadequacy in transportation and agricultural infrastructure....

 2018-09-20 15:29 

Ecns.cn

China's Huawei becomes one of first fully-owned tech firms in Qatar...

Chinese tech giant Huawei said it has become one of the first fully owned technology companies in Qatar, state-run Qatar News Agency reported Wednesday.According to the statement, Huawei opened a new office in West Bay area of Qatar's capital Doha, br...

 2018-09-20 15:29 

Ecns.cn

Multinationals just love China's Pudong...

First owning an office in Shanghai's Pudong in 2004, Australian machine tool manufacturer ANCA now has its biggest sales office in the city....

 2018-09-20 15:29 

Ecns.cn

China's Huawei becomes one of first fully-owned tech firms in Qatar...

Chinese tech giant Huawei said it has become one of the first fully owned technology companies in Qatar, state-run Qatar News Agency reported Wednesday....

 2018-09-20 15:29 

Ecns.cn

Hong Kong action movie 'L Storm' leads Chinese mainland box office...

Hong Kong action crime thriller L Storm dominated the Chinese mainland box office in the week ending Sept. 16, China Film News has reported. The third installment of the franchise has taken 203 million yuan (30 million U.S. dollars) since arriving on the ...

 2018-09-20 15:29 

Ecns.cn

U.S. association in sports industry opposes Trump's tariffs on Chinese products...

The Sports amp;Fitness Industry Association (SFIA) Tuesday issued a newsletter strongly opposing the new U.S. announcement to raise tariffs on Chinese products worth 200 billion U.S. dollars....

 2018-09-20 15:29 

Ecns.cn

China moves to step up effective investment...

China has stepped up efforts to increase effective investment to address the inadequacy in transportation and agricultural infrastructure....

 2018-09-20 15:29 

Ecns.cn

Palace Museum opens furniture-themed exhibition...

BEIJING, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- The Palace Museum put more than 300 pieces of furniture from the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) on display Wednesday, marking the opening of a furniture-themed exhibition....

 2018-09-20 15:26 

Ecns.cn

People greet Farmers' Harvest Festival, Mid-Autumn Festival in Zhejiang...

The locals held various folk activities to celebrate the coming of China's first Farmers' Harvest Festival and the Mid-Autumn Festival....

 2018-09-20 15:26 

Ecns.cn

People greet Farmers' Harvest Festival, Mid-Autumn Festival in Zhejiang...
 2018-09-20 15:26 

Ecns.cn

G7 ministers gather in Canada for climate talks...

Environmental and energy ministers from the Group of 7 gathered here Wednesday for a three-day meeting focusing on joint efforts on climate change, ocean conservation and clean energy....

 2018-09-20 15:26 

Ecns.cn

Former Judo Olympic champion Xian Dongmei recognized by Judo Hall of Fame...

Former Olympic champion Xian Dongmei has been recognized by the International Judo Federation (IJF) Hall of Fame, the Chinese Judo Association announced here on Wednesday....

 2018-09-20 15:26 

Ecns.cn

Former Judo Olympic champion Xian Dongmei recognized by Judo Hall of Fame...

Former Olympic champion Xian Dongmei has been recognized by the International Judo Federation (IJF) Hall of Fame, the Chinese Judo Association announced here on Wednesday....

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