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 2018-12-10 04:58 

Japan Times

Manchester City's Raheem Sterling says media coverage helps 'fuel racism'...

British newspapers are helping to "fuel racism" with their portrayal of black soccer players, Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling said Sunday as police investigate whether ......

 2018-12-10 04:46 

China Post

Kentucky linebacker Josh Allen wins Lott IMPACT Trophy...

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Kentucky linebacker Josh Allen has won the Lott IMPACT Trophy as the college defensive player having the biggest influence on his team.Allen received the award Sunday night from former Hall of Fame safety Ronnie Lott at ...

 2018-12-10 04:46 

Japan Times

Concerned about health issues, Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou seeks bail in Canada...

Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of China's Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., argued that she should be released on bail while awaiting an extradition hearing, ......

 2018-12-10 04:45 

China Post

Sprong, Getzlaf lead Ducks past Devils 6-5 in shootout...

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Daniel Sprong and Ryan Getzlaf scored in the shootout to lead the Anaheim Ducks to a 6-5 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Sunday.Anaheim goalie John Gibson blocked one New Jersey shot in the shootout and Taylor Hall's...

 2018-12-10 04:42 

South China Morning Post

President Nicolas Maduro's grip on Venezuela tightens, warns of Trump threat...

Socialist President Nicolas Maduro further consolidated power in Venezuelan local elections Sunday, while accusing President Donald Trump of plotting to overthrow him.The majority of nearly 2,500 council seats spread across the crisis-stricken country wen...

 2018-12-10 04:38 

Japan Times

Miho Takagi races to third gold medal in Poland...

Miho Takagi earned her third gold medal of the week Sunday when she led Japan to victory in the women's team sprint at the ISU ......

 2018-12-10 04:37 

Guangming Online

NASA's InSight lander "hears" Martian winds...
 2018-12-10 04:28 

Japan Times

Russia is now the world's No. 2 arms producer, surpassing Britain, think tank reports...

A Swedish think tank said Monday Russia has emerged as the world's second-largest arms producer after the United States.Russia surpassed Britain, which had held the ......

 2018-12-10 04:24 

South China Morning Post

Japan decides to exclude Huawei, ZTE from government procurement plans...

Japan decided on Monday to effectively exclude Chinese telecommunication equipment giants Huawei Technologies and ZTE Corp. from public procurement, the government said, widening the list of countries that have pushed back against the Chinese technology c...

 2018-12-10 04:21 

Japan Times

For U.S. allies dismayed by Trump's antics, Jim 'Mad Dog' Mattis is the last adult in the room...

And then there was one.Since Donald Trump assumed office almost two years ago, U.S. allies in Europe, Asia and beyond have counted on a number ......

 2018-12-10 04:21 

South China Morning Post

[ Asia ]

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern apologises to family of murdered British tourist Grace Millane...

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern choked back tears on Monday while offering a heartfelt apology to the family of murdered British backpacker Grace Millane, as the man accused of killing the young traveller made his first court appearance.Her voic...

 2018-12-10 04:18 

The Mainichi

Japan decides to exclude Huawei, ZTE from gov't procurement 2018/12/10...
 2018-12-10 04:18 

The Mainichi

Ex-Nissan boss Ghosn planned to oust CEO before his arrest: report 2018/12/10...
 2018-12-10 04:18 

The Mainichi

Marathon: Japan's Suzuki 3rd in women's race at Honolulu Marathon...
 2018-12-10 04:18 

The Mainichi

What's behind a name: Danilo Tondelli from Switzerland...
 2018-12-10 04:15 

Japan Times

As commerce and tourism suffer, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire calls ongoing rioting a 'catastrophe' for economy...

Shops shuttered in the run-up to Christmas, chaos on the roads: France's "yellow vest" protests are dealing a blow to the economy which Finance Minister ......

 2018-12-10 04:01 

Nikkei Asian Review

Japan's current account surplus falls 40% in October...

TOKYO -- Japan's current account surplus took a 40% year on year fall in October, to 1.3 trillion yen ($11.6 billion), the Finance Ministry said on Mo...

 2018-12-10 04:00 

Japan Times

Ahead of arrest, Carlos Ghosn planned to oust Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa: report...

Former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn was planning to oust CEO Hiroto Saikawa before his arrest by Tokyo prosecutors last month, the online edition ......

 2018-12-10 04:00 

The Asahi Shimbun

U.K. investigates after labour rights expose at world’s top glove maker:The Asahi Shimbun...

LONDON/KUALA LUMPUR--Britain is launching an investigation into medical gloves used by its health se...

 2018-12-10 03:57 

South China Morning Post

'Doctor Miracle': Congolese surgeon Denis Mukwege awarded Nobel Peace Prize for lifelong crusade to heal victims of sexual atrocity...

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, they call him "Doctor Miracle" for his surgical skill and dedication to helping women overcome the injuries and trauma of sexual abuse and rape.Denis Mukwege is a crusading gynaecologist who has spent more than...

 2018-12-10 03:53 

Japan Times

Japan to extend copyright period on works including novels and paintings to 70 years on Dec. 30...

The copyright period on works such as novels and paintings in Japan is set to be extended to 70 years after the authors' deaths, from ......

 2018-12-10 03:51 

China Post

Maduro's grip on Venezuela tightens, warns of Trump threat...

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Socialist President Nicolas Maduro further consolidated power in Venezuelan local elections Sunday, while accusing President Donald Trump of plotting to overthrow him.The majority of nearly 2,500 council seats spread across...

 2018-12-10 03:49 

China Post

Cardinals offense struggles in 17-3 loss to Lions...

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals had hoped for the first winning streak of the season after a morale-boosting win at Green Bay in the snow last Sunday.But the Cardinals offense regressed in a 17-3 loss to the Detroit Lions on Sunday, whi...

 2018-12-10 03:48 

China Post

Defending Super Bowl champ Eagles lose control with OT loss...

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles have lost control.Needing a win at NFC East rival Dallas to have the chance to determine their own fate in the division race, the Eagles instead lost 29-23 in overtime Sun...

 2018-12-10 03:47 

China Post

Walker, Lamb lead Hornets to 119-107 win over Knicks...

NEW YORK (AP) — Kemba Walker scored 25 points and Jeremy Lamb added 19 as the Charlotte Hornets beat the New York Knicks 119-107 on Sunday night.Tony Parker scored 16 points, Marvin Williams had 13 and Cody Zeller finished with 12 as Charlotte led b...

 2018-12-10 03:46 

NHK

Cold weather causes deadly crashes in China...

People across parts of China are struggling to cope with record low temperatures. It created havoc on the roads, with snow and sleet creating dangerous driving conditions....

 2018-12-10 03:45 

China Post

Asian shares fall as Huawei arrest risks China-US fallout...

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

 2018-12-10 03:43 

Japan Times

Canada's arrest of top Huawei official stokes fears among American executives of Chinese reprisals...

At a closed-door security meeting of U.S. companies in Singapore on Thursday, one topic was high on the agenda: the arrest of a top executive ......

 2018-12-10 03:41 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

MTR Corp begins breaking open platforms at rail station linked to Hong Kong construction scandal...

Experts, officials and police officers arrived at Hung Hom station on Monday morning and began to break open two platforms as part of the investigation into allegations workers cut corners during the construction process.The building work on Hong Kong'...

 2018-12-10 03:37 

Japan Times

Diversification, integration and the roles of trader and investor...

There are some who have explained, in somewhat academic terms, the sg shsha's upstream-downstream integration process by dividing it into two concepts: "diversification" and "integration.4; ......

 2018-12-10 03:30 

NHK

Consumers mindful of planned tax gap...

A new survey says Japan's consumption tax hike next year may impact dining habits. It predicts more people are likely to change from eating out, to take out....

 2018-12-10 03:30 

NHK

Nikkei plunges on trade war worries...

Tokyo stocks traded sharply lower on Monday morning after Wall Street plummeted on Friday. The benchmark Nikkei Average briefly fell 500 points. Investors continued to worry the arrest of Huawei Technologies' CFO will worsen US-China trade tensions....

 2018-12-10 03:30 

The Asahi Shimbun

Indian troops kill 3 rebels in 18-hour-long Kashmir fighting:The Asahi Shimbun...

SRINAGAR, India--Indian troops killed three rebels on the outskirts of disputed Kashmir's main city...

 2018-12-10 03:28 

Ecns.cn

China's private companies, self-employed households flourish in past 40 years...

The numbers of China's private companies and self-employed households have grown rapidly over the past 40 years of reform and opening up, according to the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR)....

 2018-12-10 03:26 

Ecns.cn

Chinese archaeologists unveil deluxe carriage from 2,500 years ago...

Archaeologists at the archaeology research institute of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences have unveiled the details of a deluxe carriage unearthed in a cemetery dating back to the Eastern Zhou Dynasty (770-256 B.C.) in north China's Hebei Provinc...

 2018-12-10 03:24 

Japan Times

July-September GDP downgraded to 2.5% annualized contraction, government data shows...

Japan's economy shrank at an annual rate of 2.5 percent in the July-September quarter, downgraded to the sharpest contraction in more than four years as ......

 2018-12-10 03:22 

Ecns.cn

China makes headway in pushing water conservancy projects...

China has made headway in pushing major water conservancy projects amid efforts to enhance capacity on flood control, drought relief, as well as food and ecological security, a senior official said....

 2018-12-10 03:22 

NHK

Fund executives may resign over pay dispute...

Most executives of the Japan Investment Corporation, or JIC, say they may resign amid a dispute with the industry ministry over pay....

 2018-12-10 03:17 

Japan Times

Top U.S. envoy to North Korea can't get face time with counterparts...

More than three months after Secretary of State Michael Pompeo picked Stephen Biegun to lead negotiations with North Korea, the former Ford Motor Co. executive ......

 2018-12-10 03:15 

The Asahi Shimbun

U.S. says March 1 'hard deadline' for trade deal with China:The Asahi Shimbun...

WASHINGTON-- U.S.-China trade negotiations need to reach a successful end by March 1 or new tariffs...

 2018-12-10 03:13 

South China Morning Post

[ Asia ]

Australia's first F-35A fighter jets arrive but doubts about cost persist...

Australia will take delivery of its first two F-35A Joint Strike Fighters, with the aircraft arriving at the Williamtown RAAF base on Monday.The F-35A Joint Strike Fighter has been labelled the most advanced in the world but it has also been widely critic...

 2018-12-10 03:12 

Guangming Online

Handicraftsman makes masks of Nuo Opera in Enshi City, China's Hubei(1)...

A handicraftsman paints a mask of Nuo Opera in Enshi City of Tujia-Miao Autonomous Prefecture of Enshi, central China's Hubei Province, Dec. 9, 2018. Nuo Opera, performed with distinguishing masks, is an ancient folk drama which is still popular in so...

 2018-12-10 03:10 

Guangming Online

China launches Chang'e-4 lunar probe(1)...

China launches Chang'e-4 lunar probe in the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province, Dec.8 (Xinhua) -- China's Chang'e-4 lunar probe was launched in the early hours of Saturday, and it is expected to make the ...

 2018-12-10 03:10 

NHK

US becomes more cautious against China on Huawei...

The US government and Congress are taking a hard line with China after the arrest of a top executive of China's telecom giant Huawei....

 2018-12-10 03:06 

Guangming Online

In pics: withered lotus in Wudi County, east China's Shandong(1)...

Photo taken on Dec. 8, 2018 shows withered lotus in Wudi County of Binzhou, east China's Shandong Province.Photo taken on Dec. 8, 2018 shows withered lotus in Wudi County of Binzhou, east China's Shandong Province. (Xinhua/Chu Baorui)...

 2018-12-10 03:06 

South China Morning Post

China says rejecting physical cash is illegal amid e-payments popularity...

China's central bank on Monday warned that rejecting cash as a form of payment was illegal, saying that such practices could eventually could cause the loss of confidence in physical money and was unfair to those not accustomed to electronic payments....

 2018-12-10 03:06 

Guangming Online

Light show held in Shaxian County, SE China's Fujian(1)...

Photo taken on Dec. 8, 2018 shows the night scenery of Shaxian County, southeast China's Fujian Province. A light show was held here recently.Photo taken on Dec. 8, 2018 shows the night scenery of Ningcui Tower in Shaxian County, southeast China's...

 2018-12-10 03:05 

Guangming Online

Macaques have fun in snow at Hongshan Forest Zoo in Nanjing, China's Jiangsu(1)...

A macaque has fun in snow at Hongshan Forest Zoo in Nanjing, capital city of east China's Jiangsu Province, Dec. 9, 2018.A macaque is seen in snow at Hongshan Forest Zoo in Nanjing, capital city of east China's Jiangsu Province, Dec. 9, 2018. (Xin...

 2018-12-10 03:05 

Guangming Online

Plants covered by ice and snow at Wanbaoshan wood farm in China's Hunan(1)...

Photo taken on Dec. 8, 2018 shows plants covered by ice and snow at Wanbaoshan wood farm in Da'an Township under Tujia-Miao Autonomous Prefecture of Xiangxi, central China's Hunan Province....

 2018-12-10 03:04 

Guangming Online

Strawberry stereoscopic cultivation raises land use efficiency in China's Shandong(1)...

Tourists pick strawberries at a greenhouse in Jimo District of Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, on Dec. 9, 2018. Strawberry stereoscopic cultivation is a new cultivation method which can raise land use efficiency and make sure that tourists pi...

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