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 2020-11-24 03:59 

China Post

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 2020-11-24 03:59 

China Post

What Biden means for Asia? | Excerpts from ST's webinar with....

Ties between the US and Asia are set to improve under US President-elect Joe Biden, ushering in a period of greater predictability and stability for the region....

 2020-11-24 03:53 

NHK

Nikkei jumps on news of vaccine progress...

Tokyo's benchmark stock index jumped to its highest level since May 1991 during early trading on Tuesday, boosted by reports of progress in vaccine development....

 2020-11-24 03:53 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Hong Kong's entertainment venues could be forced to close again, as city faces 83 new cases of Covid-19...

Entertainment venues could be forced to close again because of the coronavirus, Hong Kong's leader announced on Tuesday, as a source said the city faced around 83 new cases of Covid-19.Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor also revealed plans to ...

 2020-11-24 03:48 

The Mainichi

Nikkei hits 29-yr high in morning on vaccine hopes, US transition...
 2020-11-24 03:48 

Nikkei Asian Review

Chinese startup transforms ads with AI-based technology...

BEIJING -- A survey by U.S. consultancy Boston Consulting Group shows that 70% of young people are motivated to shop by browsing or viewing media cont...

 2020-11-24 03:48 

The Mainichi

EU, UK still have 'fundamental' differences in trade talks...
 2020-11-24 03:48 

The Mainichi

Ex-Japan PM Abe's office may have illegally spent millions of yen on parties 2020/11/24...
 2020-11-24 03:48 

The Mainichi

Bruce, the last 'Jaws' shark, docks at the Academy Museum...
 2020-11-24 03:48 

The Mainichi

US National Zoo panda cub named Xiao Qi Ji or 'Little Miracle'...
 2020-11-24 03:48 

The Mainichi

GM flips to California's side in pollution fight with Trump...
 2020-11-24 03:42 

NHK

Santa Claus won't visit in person this Christmas...

Santa Claus says he won't be visiting children in person around the world this Christmas, due to coronavirus pandemic travel restrictions. But he said goodwill and sharing are always in peoples' hearts and he will send them to everyone so they can...

 2020-11-24 03:34 

South China Morning Post

You will need 'Covid passport' to fly international in the future...

Global airline lobby IATA is working on a mobile app that will help travellers demonstrate their coronavirus-free status, joining a push to introduce so-called Covid passports as vaccines for the disease near approval.The Travel Pass will display test res...

 2020-11-24 03:30 

China Post

Approval for transition gives Biden team access to resources...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government is set to begin working with President-elect Joe Biden's transition team now that the head of the General Services Administration has "ascertained"; that he is the apparent winner of this month'...

 2020-11-24 03:01 

South China Morning Post

Coronavirus: hundreds of corpses stored in New York freezer trucks for months...

Hundreds of bodies are still stored in freezer trucks at a disaster morgue set up during New York City's coronavirus surge in the spring, according to the city's Office of Chief Medical Examiner.Many of the 650 bodies at the disaster morgue on the...

 2020-11-24 03:00 

South China Morning Post

[ Asia ]

Coronavirus: South Asia winter infection wave concerns grow for India's neighbours...

When Prime Minister Imran Khan addressed Pakistan last week, he thanked higher powers for sparing his country the damage Covid-19 wreaked on neighbouring India. While the boast was not unfounded, concerns are growing that new waves emerging around the wor...

 2020-11-24 03:00 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

They swept last year's district council polls. That victory glow has since faded Hong Kong's opposition and its municipal-level struggles...

It was just a year ago when Hong Kong's opposition candidates swept aside their pro-establishment rivals in a political tsunami, scoring a massive victory in the district council elections.Fresh off winning 392 of 452 seats, the newly minted pan-democ...

 2020-11-24 02:59 

China Post

The Great Reset: Can US and China revive relations?...

SINGAPORE (Strait Times/ANN) — Beijing prepares to match Biden measure for measure, whether he chooses to talk or carry on with Trump-style confrontation. Tokyo waits to see if talk about alliances is for real. Pyongyang has fallen silent while Delh...

 2020-11-24 02:52 

Korea Joongang Daily

Lee Isaac Chung’s ‘Minari’ continues winning streak at Denver Film Festival...

Director Lee Isaac Chung's drama "Minari...

 2020-11-24 02:52 

Nikkei Asian Review

iPhone 12 teardown showcases South Korean parts makers...

TOKYO -- South Korean suppliers are becoming more important to the manufacture of Apple iPhones. A teardown of the latest iPhone 12 Pro found that Sou...

 2020-11-24 02:52 

Yonhap News

Main opposition to push for third round of emergency virus handouts...

SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Yonhap) -- The main opposition People Power Party (PPP) will push to inclu......

 2020-11-24 02:47 

RTHK News

RCMP can't say how it got Meng Wanzhou's home code...

An officer revealed Monday Canadian police obtained the security code to Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou's Vancouver house -- not merely passcodes to her electronic devices, which defence lawyers allege violated her rights.Constable Gurvinder Dhaliwal, ...

 2020-11-24 02:38 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) 1 killed, 12 injured in Busan apartment fire...

(ATTN: RECASTS headline, lead with latest info; UPDATES photos, details throughout) BUSA......

 2020-11-24 02:35 

NHK

WHO: China gives reassurance on COVID field trip...

The World Health Organization's top emergency expert says China has given reassurance that an international field trip to investigate the origins of the coronavirus will happen soon....

 2020-11-24 02:33 

Yonhap News

(2nd LD) New virus cases spike to over 300 again as greater Seoul comes under tougher virus curbs...

(ATTN: UPDATES with more details, comments in paras 16-17; CHANGES photos) SEOUL, Nov. 2......

 2020-11-24 02:32 

Yonhap News

Naver to spend 180 bln won to support small business owners...

By Kim Han-joo SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Yonhap) -- Naver Corp., the operator of South Korea'......

 2020-11-24 02:30 

The Asahi Shimbun

Lisa’s In and Around Tokyo: Lake Kawaguchi--Collectibles give snapshot of simpler times : The Asahi Shimbun...

As a child, I always preferred playing with boys.Kickball, cops and robbers, marbles, tag, steal t...

 2020-11-24 02:29 

Yonhap News

Seoul stocks extend gains on recovery hopes...

SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks extended gains late Tuesday morning after h......

 2020-11-24 02:29 

China Post

Nebraska police chief defends officers in fatal traffic stop...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha's police chief said Monday that two officers acted appropriately when a Black man was fatally shot during a Nebraska traffic stop last week because the man repeatedly didn't comply with their commands, but video of t...

 2020-11-24 02:29 

China Post

Australia airline boss wants vaccine passport for travelers...

SYDNEY (AP) — The boss of Australia's largest airline said Monday that once a coronavirus vaccine becomes widely available, it may require passengers use it before they can travel abroad.Qantas Chief Executive Alan Joyce said he's been talki...

 2020-11-24 02:29 

China Post

Virus restrictions lead Norwegian champ to drop Iditarod...

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Norwegian musher Thomas Waerner said Monday that he won't defend his title at next year's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race because of restrictions and uncertainty over travel during the coronavirus pandemic."I cannot...

 2020-11-24 02:29 

China Post

Loeffler to return to campaign after negative COVID-19 test...

ATLANTA (AP) — U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler said Monday that she will return to public campaigning after she got a second straight negative coronavirus test.The Georgia Republican is facing a Jan. 5 runoff in one of the state's twin U.S. Senate race...

 2020-11-24 02:29 

China Post

Pearl: Top Auburn recruit not yet declared eligible by NCAA...

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn's top recruit, point guard Sharife Cooper, hasn't been cleared to play by the NCAA.Tigers coach Bruce Pearl said Monday on Auburn's weekly radio show that the NCAA is still conducting Cooper's initial eligi...

 2020-11-24 02:28 

RTHK News

Canberra laments worsening war of words with Beijing...

Australia has hit out at "needlessly" worsening relations with China, with the country's prime minister appealing for smaller nations not to be caught in the crossfire of Sino-US rivalry.Prime Minister Scott Morrison decried mounting Chinese p...

 2020-11-24 02:21 

Yonhap News

(News Focus) Biden's pick for top diplomat expected to look to Iran formula for N.K. denuke...

By Song Sang-ho SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Yonhap) -- U.S. President-elect Joe Biden's pick fo......

 2020-11-24 02:19 

Yonhap News

Belgium's Korean Cultural Center offers online recital program on S. Korean novels...

SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Yonhap) -- The Korean Cultural Center in Brussels (KCCB) said Tuesday it h......

 2020-11-24 02:15 

Yonhap News

Seoul Metro to provide consulting services to Sydney Metro...

SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Yonhap) -- Seoul Metro, the operator of the city's vast subway system......

 2020-11-24 02:13 

NHK

US agency allows Biden transition to begin...

A key US government agency has given President-elect Joe Biden formal approval to begin his transition to the White House....

 2020-11-24 02:09 

Yonhap News

Panmunjom tours to remain in operation despite toughened social distancing scheme...

SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Yonhap) -- A recently resumed tour program to the truce village of Panmunj......

 2020-11-24 02:08 

NHK

Greenhouse gas levels reach record high...

The World Meteorological Organization says levels of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases reached record highs in 2019....

 2020-11-24 02:06 

Yonhap News

The Korea Interbank Offered Rates (KORIBOR)...

SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Yonhap) -- The Korea Interbank Offered Rates (KORIBOR) as posted by Yonhap......

 2020-11-24 02:01 

NHK

China expert's view on Wang's visit to Japan...

A Beijing-based academic has described the Tokyo visit of China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi as a potential step towards easing bilateral tensions....

 2020-11-24 02:00 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Group that wants to convert Hong Kong playgrounds into fun zones a beneficiary of this year's Operation Santa Claus...

Kathy Wong Kin-ho hid from the sun inside one of the large, upcycled water pipes in a park in Western District. Around her, children were crawling through them as if they were in a tunnel, sliding down one that had been cut in half, and a young boy could ...

 2020-11-24 02:00 

Yonhap News

S. Korea to release rice reserve amid output decline...

SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Yonhap) -- South Korea said Tuesday it will release its reserved grains in......

 2020-11-24 02:00 

Yonhap News

Over 7 in 10 S. Korean exporters eye more shipments in 2021: poll...

SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Yonhap) -- More than seven in 10 South Korean exporting companies expect t......

 2020-11-24 02:00 

The Asahi Shimbun

Top-level gymnasts a type of 'superhuman,' research shows : The Asahi Shimbun...

The brains of top-level gymnasts are wired differently from the rest of us mere mortals, which is wh...

 2020-11-24 01:59 

NHK

US set for strong year-end shopping season...

US retail sales appear headed for a strong holiday season, especially online, according to the National Retail Federation. It says people will be shopping from home more than ever this year because of the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-11-24 01:55 

RTHK News

Qantas chief eyes vaccination passport for travelers...

The boss of Australia's largest airline said on Monday that once a coronavirus vaccine becomes widely available, it may require passengers use it befo......

 2020-11-24 01:54 

Yonhap News

S. Korea to develop indigenous robot for explosives detection, removal...

SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's arms procurement agency signed a contract co......

 2020-11-24 01:54 

NHK

Japanese chain operators go green with wood...

Traditional Japanese architecture relies on wood. Now, some chain-store operators in Japan are incorporating the natural material in their efforts to go green....

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