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 2021-05-11 01:46 

RTHK News

Taipei still pushing for seat at WHO summit...

Taiwan will fight to the end for an invitation to a World Health Organization (WHO) meeting this month, its foreign ministry said on Monday, but China......

 2021-05-11 01:31 

The Mainichi

Migrant arrivals by sea on Italian island swell past 2,100...
 2021-05-11 01:31 

The Mainichi

Tennis star Kei Nishikori says safety must take priority over Tokyo Games...
 2021-05-11 01:31 

The Mainichi

Hamas launches new attack on Israel after Jerusalem clashes...
 2021-05-11 01:31 

The Mainichi

Help needed for elderly in Japan struggling to make COVID-19 vaccine appointments 2021/5/11...
 2021-05-11 01:31 

The Mainichi

Illinois researchers working to save ornate box turtles...
 2021-05-11 01:31 

The Mainichi

Ex-Japan immigration officer queries 'black box' hiding policy on foreigners' rights (Pt 2) 2021/5/11...
 2021-05-11 01:31 

The Mainichi

Tokyo stocks open sharply lower on U.S. tech shares drop...
 2021-05-11 01:31 

The Mainichi

Southwest Japan islands set to become World Heritage site...
 2021-05-11 01:23 

Nikkei Asian Review

SK battery materials affiliate surges in Seoul market debut...

SEOUL -- SK IE Technology, the battery materials affiliate of SK Innovation, made a strong debut on the Seoul stock market on Tuesday with its&nb...

 2021-05-11 01:15 

China Post

Suspect arrested in 6-year-old San Antonio girl's killing...

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Police have charged a 23-year-old man with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a 6-year-old girl at a San Antonio car club meetup. Andrew Rey Elizondo, an acquaintance of the child's mother, was arrested Monday afternoon i...

 2021-05-11 01:14 

China Post

Australia to reveal big-spending plan for next fiscal year...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government will release its big-spending economic plan for the next fiscal year on Tuesday designed to create jobs and repair pandemic damage and with an eye toward winning votes at looming general elections...

 2021-05-11 01:00 

South China Morning Post

Chinese more trusting of government months into pandemic, survey finds...

Chinese became more trusting of the government several months into the pandemic, according to a survey conducted by researchers from China, Canada and Sweden.Nearly 20,000 people were polled across 31 provinces or administrative regions in mainland China ...

 2021-05-11 00:58 

NHK

Russian group blamed for pipeline cyberattack...

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation says the Russian group Darkside was behind a cyberattack last week that caused a major US fuel pipeline network to shut down....

 2021-05-11 00:57 

Yonhap News

Korea Shipbuilding wins 850 bln won order for offshore plant...

By Nam Kwang-sik SEOUL, May 11 (Yonhap) -- Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineeri......

 2021-05-11 00:56 

Yonhap News

S. Korea lowers avian influenza alert level after month of silence...

By Kang Yoon-seung SEOUL, May 11 (Yonhap) -- South Korea said Tuesday it has decided to ......

 2021-05-11 00:55 

Yonhap News

S. Korea develops autonomous technology for UAVs...

SEOUL, May 11 (Yonhap) -- A state-run defense development agency said Tuesday it has devel......

 2021-05-11 00:49 

Yonhap News

New cases back above 500 amid possible hike woes...

SEOUL, May 11 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases rose back above 5......

 2021-05-11 00:34 

Yonhap News

(URGENT) 873 more patients released from coronavirus treatment, total now at 118,717: KDCA...
 2021-05-11 00:32 

Yonhap News

(URGENT) S. Korea reports four additional coronavirus deaths, total now at 1,879: KDCA...
 2021-05-11 00:32 

Yonhap News

Seoul stocks open lower, tracking Wall Street decline...

SEOUL, May 11 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks opened lower Tuesday after the benchmark sto......

 2021-05-11 00:31 

Yonhap News

(URGENT) S. Korea reports 511 more cases of new coronavirus, total now at 128,283: KDCA...
 2021-05-11 00:27 

Yonhap News

Samsung to skip in-person exhibitions at MWC 2021 over virus concerns...

SEOUL, May 11 (Yonhap) -- Samsung Electronics Co. will skip in-person exhibitions at the u......

 2021-05-11 00:27 

Yonhap News

SK IE Technology makes lackluster market debut...

SEOUL, May 11 (Yonhap) -- Battery materials maker SK IE Technology Co. (SKIET) made a weak......

 2021-05-11 00:25 

Yonhap News

S. Korean snack firms log brisk overseas sales in 2020...

SEOUL, May 11 (Yonhap) -- South Korean confectionary companies enjoyed brisk overseas sale......

 2021-05-11 00:23 

Central News Agency

Taiwan shares open lower - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, May 11 (CNA) The Taiwan Stock Exchange's main index opened down 98.42 points at 17,137.19 on Tuesday on turnover of NT$9.85 billion (US$354.47 million)....

 2021-05-11 00:18 

Yonhap News

ITZY debuts on Billboard 200 with new album 'Guess Who'...

SEOUL, May 11 (Yonhap) -- K-pop girl group ITZY has landed on Billboard's main albums......

 2021-05-11 00:18 

China Post

Bob Baffert no stranger to failed drug tests by his horses...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Trainer Bob Baffert is used to making history. The Hall of Famer could make some unwanted history if Medina Spirit becomes only the second Kentucky Derby winner to be disqualified for a failed drug test. Baffert announced that...

 2021-05-11 00:17 

China Post

Celtics' Jaylen Brown out for season with wrist injury...

BOSTON (AP) — Celtics All-Star forward Jaylen Brown will miss the rest of the season with a torn ligament in his left wrist. The team said in a statement Monday that Brown learned of the injury to his scapholunate ligament this past weekend and is e...

 2021-05-11 00:17 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Exports soar 81 pct in first 10 days of May...

(ATTN: REWRITES lead; UPDATES with more details from 3rd para; ADDS photo)By Kim Soo-yeon ......

 2021-05-11 00:16 

Yonhap News

N. Korea reports no coronavirus cases: WHO report...

SEOUL, May 11 (Yonhap) -- North Korea has conducted coronavirus tests on around 26,000 peo......

 2021-05-11 00:16 

China Post

Kemp signs $27.3B state budget, will block police raises...

ATLANTA (AP) — Gov. Brian Kemp on Monday signed a 2022 Georgia state budget that restores some money to K-12 education, increases some mental health funding, and pays nursing home operators more. However, the Republican governor is telling agencies ...

 2021-05-11 00:16 

China Post

Florida clears officials in treatment of Jeffrey Epstein...

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida detectives have cleared Palm Beach County prosecutors and sheriff's officials of criminal wrongdoing in connection with their handling of wealthy and prominent sex offender Jeffrey Epstein more than a decade ...

 2021-05-11 00:16 

China Post

Illinois establishing office building vaccination clinics...

CHICAGO (AP) — The state of Illinois, working with business and labor organizations, plans to offer COVID-19 vaccinations to workers at offices around the state, officials announced Monday. The initiative is being prompted by the return to offices b...

 2021-05-11 00:16 

China Post

Julian Read, who briefed press after JFK assassination, dies...

DALLAS (AP) — Julian Read, whose long career in public relations included briefing the press after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas in 1963, has died in Texas. He was 93. Read died Saturday at a senior living community in Aus...

 2021-05-11 00:15 

China Post

House passes bill to bar Cooper from mandating COVID shot...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina House members on Monday approved a plan to curb the governor's ability to mandate COVID-19 vaccines through executive action — a power Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper has shown no desire to exercise. The meas...

 2021-05-11 00:15 

China Post

Decades later, California's 'Gann limit' back in spotlight...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — If California Gov. Gavin Newsom avoids getting recalled from office later this year, he could owe a debt of gratitude to a conservative Republican political activist from the 1970s and 1980s. It was Paul Gann who led the 19...

 2021-05-11 00:14 

China Post

With $76B surplus, California proposes rebates for millions...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Aided by an astonishing nearly $76 billion budget surplus, California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday proposed tax rebates of up to $1,100 for millions of households and more than $7 billion to help people affected by the pande...

 2021-05-11 00:14 

China Post

The Latest: El Salvador to donate vaccine to Honduran towns...

SAN SALVADOR El Salvador — The president of El Salvador says he will donate coronavirus vaccines to seven towns in Honduras even though his own country's vaccination effort is still struggling. El Salvador has administered about 1.25 million sho...

 2021-05-11 00:14 

China Post

Flyers let fans take their shot and score COVID-19 immunity...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Flyers let their fans take a shot and score COVID-19 immunity. That's the goal, anyway. Philadelphia Flyers fans also scored free tickets for the 2021-22 season as part of a push to take the COVID-19 vaccine before Monday...

 2021-05-11 00:14 

China Post

The Latest: NHL's Predators get OK for more fans in playoffs...

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Nashville Predators have reached an agreement that will allow for a crowd of 12,135 inside Bridgestone Arena for home games played during the upcoming Stanley Cup pl...

 2021-05-11 00:01 

Yonhap News

KOSDAQ 991.41 DN 1.39 points (open)...
 2021-05-11 00:01 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 3,239.92 DN 9.38 points (open)...
 2021-05-11 00:00 

Yonhap News

Dollar opens at 1,116.5 won UP from 1,113.8 won...
 2021-05-11 00:00 

South China Morning Post

Top Hong Kong government advisers to examine controversial plan to allow more overseas-trained doctors to work in city...

Top government advisers are set to scrutinise a controversial plan on Tuesday to allow more overseas-trained doctors to practise in Hong Kong after authorities accepted "mild modifications" from the medical sector to win its support.But the bluepr...

 2021-05-10 23:59 

Yonhap News

Exports soar 81 pct in first 10 days of May...

SEOUL, May 11 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's exports soared 81.2 percent on-year in the fi......

 2021-05-10 23:53 

Yonhap News

(2nd LD) Source, destination of illicit weapons seized at sea still under investigation: Kirby...

(ATTN: MODIFIES 5th para; RESTRUCTURES)By Byun Duk-kun WASHINGTON, May 10 (Yonhap) -- Th......

 2021-05-10 23:51 

Yonhap News

Lessons learned from poor stretch helping young KBO ace in breakout season...

SEOUL, May 11 (Yonhap) -- Pitching in his second season for the Samsung Lions in 2020, rig......

 2021-05-10 23:42 

South China Morning Post

Young whale put down after getting stranded in London's River Thames...

An injured minke whale calf which became stranded in London's River Thames was put down on Monday after its condition deteriorated and hopes for its survival faded, hundreds of kilometres from its home.The whale had been spotted swimming upstream in t...

 2021-05-10 23:31 

The Mainichi

Czechs light nearly 30,000 candles to honor COVID-19 victims...

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