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 2019-11-13 22:25 

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China launches new remote-sensing satellite Kuaizhou 1A...

The Jilin-1 Gaofen 02A, which belongs to the Jilin-1 satellite family, is launched by Kuaizhou-1A (KZ-1A), a carrier rocket at 11:40 a.m. (Beijing Time) from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Guansu Province....

 2019-11-13 22:05 

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Brown bear mum, cubs spotted in northwestern grassland...

A herdsman happened to spot a brown bear mother and its two cubs roaming the snow-covered grassland in Qumarleb County, Northwest China's Qinghai Province....

 2019-11-13 21:59 

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Taiwan enterprises welcome to join in construction of mainland 5G networks: spokesperson...

Taiwan enterprises are welcome to join in the construction and application of 5G networks on the mainland and share opportunities brought by 5G technological development, a mainland spokesperson said Wednesday....

 2019-11-13 21:57 

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Bias cannot change the fact of one China: mainland spokesperson...

Bias possessed by some U.S. politicians cannot change the fact that there is only one China and Taiwan is part of it, said a mainland spokesperson Wednesday....

 2019-11-13 21:52 

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Rare bronze horse head returned to Yuanmingyuan...

A rare bronze horse head plundered from Beijing's Old Summer Palace was officially handed over to the State Administration of Cultural Heritage at a ceremony held at the National Museum of China in Beijing on Wednesday....

 2019-11-13 21:51 

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Bloomberg: 'inundated rumors and fake news' stoke division in HK...

Bloomberg reported Tuesday that Hong Kong is being stoked by "inundated rumors and fake news" after nearly six months of violent protests have caused more civilian injuries and pushed Hong Kong to the brink of a total breakdown....

 2019-11-13 21:47 

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Beijing slams Taiwan over Spring Festival air travel...

Beijing has slammed Taiwan's decision to refuse to prolong air operating times during the Spring Festival, China's biggest annual festival, which sees people return for family reunion....

 2019-11-13 21:45 

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3 Taiwan residents held for harming national security...

A Chinese mainland spokesperson confirmed on Wednesday that three men from Taiwan are held on suspicion of committing subversion or other action, after Taiwan media reported them as missing....

 2019-11-13 21:42 

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China urges U.S. to stop pushing for Hong Kong-related bill, vows to take vigorous measures...

China had already lodged "stern representations" with the United States about the Hong Kong-related bill and urged that it not be passed into law, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said at a press briefing on Wednesday....

 2019-11-13 21:35 

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Boeing 787 main landing-gear forgings put into production in SW China...

The main landing-gear forgings of Boeing 787, an important part supporting the take-off and landing of aircraft, were put into production in southwest China's Sichuan Province....

 2019-11-13 21:19 

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White fox at border bonds with police officer...

During a routine border patrol in Changbai Mountains of Northeast China's Jilin Province, a police officer happened to meet a white fox near the scenic Tianchi crater lake....

 2019-11-13 21:19 

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Michelangelo's paintings brought to life in Wuhan exhibition...

Powered by digital technologies, an exhibition has brought more than 500 paintings by Michelangelo to life in Wuhan, the first stop on its tour of the country....

 2019-11-13 21:01 

China Post

Minnesota signs Mashburn Jr., son of former NBA standout...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jamal Mashburn Jr. has signed his national letter of intent with Minnesota. The 6-foot-2 guard from Miami, a consensus four-star and top-100 recruit, is the son of Jamal Mashburn. The 11-year NBA standout played at Kentucky from 1...

 2019-11-13 21:01 

China Post

AP Top 25 Podcast: Coaching carousel picks up speed...

In the last two weeks, two Power Five coaches have been fired. College Football's silly season is about to kick into hire gear. On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast, Bruce Feldman of Fox Sports and The Athletic joins AP's Ralph Russo i...

 2019-11-13 21:01 

China Post

College Football Picks: Auburn at center of all down stretch...

Over the next three weeks, Auburn will be in the middle of the action even though the Tigers are outside the playoff race. No. 13 Auburn plays two top-five playoff contenders in No. 5 Georgia (No. 4 CFP) and No. 4 Alabama (No. 5 CFP) at home in November, ...

 2019-11-13 21:01 

China Post

Public Trump impeachment hearings open in Congress...

The top US diplomat in Ukraine and a senior State Department official on Wednesday testified at the first public hearing in the House of Representatives' impeachment probe into US President Donald Trump. A whistleblower's complaint about a phone c...

 2019-11-13 21:00 

China Post

German minister hails Bangladesh over birth control...

In an interview with the broadcaster Deutschlandfunk, German Development Minister Gerd Mller expressed concern over the high rate of population growth in Africa and said that the continent needs to improve women's access to education, healthcare and c...

 2019-11-13 21:00 

China Post

Bolt from the blueline: Avs rookie Makar off to flying start...

DENVER (AP) — Cale Makar is on the move these days — into his own place and into hallowed hockey territory. He's just getting settled in, too. The Colorado Avalanche rookie became only the fourth defenseman in NHL history to record 18 poin...

 2019-11-13 21:00 

South China Morning Post

Chinese think tank becomes first government-linked body to predict 2020 growth will drop below 6.0 per cent...

A Beijing-based think tank has become the first Chinese economic research institute linked to the government to predict China's economic growth rate will slow below 6.0 per cent next year.The National Institution for Finance and Development (NIFD) on ...

 2019-11-13 20:59 

Japan Times

From exile in Mexico, Morales says he's ready to return to 'pacify' Bolivia...

Bolivia's exiled ex-president Evo Morales said Wednesday he was ready to return to "pacify" his country amid weeks of unrest that led to his resignation."If ......

 2019-11-13 20:57 

Ecns.cn

National treasures from Afghanistan debut in Hong Kong...

A batch of 231 pieces of "national treasures" from Afghanistan finally made it to China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region after a long voyage traveling 28 museums across the world, making a debut at the Hong Kong Museum of History....

 2019-11-13 20:56 

Japan Times

Death toll shoots up to 23 as Israel-Gaza violence rages for second day...

Exchanges of fire triggered by Israel's targeted killing of a top militant in Gaza raged for a second day Wednesday and showed little sign of ......

 2019-11-13 20:54 

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Cold front hits many Chinese cities...

A cold front hits Shijiazhuang City, Hebei Province, Nov. 13, 2019. The city recorded its lowest temperature of minus 2 degrees....

 2019-11-13 20:46 

China Post

Spectrum: Can you taste where a wine came from?...

Spectrum: Can you taste where a wine came from? The China Post...

 2019-11-13 20:45 

China Post

A guide to making small talk in Germany...

Rachel Stewart is on a mission to investigate the quirks and idiosyncrasies of daily life in Germany. Every two weeks she explores a new topic — from beer to nudity to complicated grammar — and heads out to get some tips from the Germans thems...

 2019-11-13 20:45 

China Post

Munich study confirms severe decline in insect populations in Germany...

In October 2017, a long-term study by the Entomological Society Krefeld hit like a bomb: Within thirty years, the number of flying insects in Germany was said to have decreased by three quarters. Now a research team led by Sebastian Seibold and Wolfgang W...

 2019-11-13 20:44 

Nikkei Asian Review

Japan's profit outlook plunges $18bn in worst downgrade in 7 years...

TOKYO -- Listed Japanese companies have cut their full-year profit forecasts by over 2 trillion yen ($18.3 billion), the steepest downgrade...

 2019-11-13 20:44 

Nikkei Asian Review

Asia powerhouses unite as Ayala invests in Myanmar conglomerate...

MANILA/YANGON -- Philippine conglomerate Ayala will invest $238 million in two Myanmar-focused companies led by tycoon Serge Pun, a deal that links a...

 2019-11-13 20:44 

Nikkei Asian Review

Daiwa to offer microloans to low-income earners in Myanmar...

TOKYO -- Daiwa Securities Group will launch microfinance services in Myanmar through a joint venture, diversifying its portfolio there to tap the...

 2019-11-13 20:42 

Ecns.cn

China launches new remote-sensing satellite...

China sent a new remote sensing satellite into planned orbit from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China on Wednesday....

 2019-11-13 20:40 

RTHK News

10 million sign up for Disney streaming service...

Walt Disney's new streaming television service Disney+ got off to a roaring start by signing up 10 million subscribers on its first day, the company a......

 2019-11-13 20:39 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Tokyo: Soseki's writing room re-created in S. PREMIUM 08:38 pm...
 2019-11-13 20:39 

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Japan has yen problem in latest earnings season 9:11 pm, November 13, 2019 TOKYO (Bloomberg) — In a disappointing third-quarter earnings season for Japan Inc., one prominent theme is that moves ...
 2019-11-13 20:39 

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Private vendors lack oversight, U.S. electio. 04:00 am...
 2019-11-13 20:39 

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Self-taught violin maker wins international fame 6:25 pm, November 13, 2019 VELES, North Macedonia (Reuters) — Svetozar Bogdanovski built his first violin 35 years ago for his son Kostadin, then...
 2019-11-13 20:39 

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U.S. panel to hold impeachment hearings 4:00 am, November 14, 2019 WASHINGTON (Reuters) — The U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee will hold public hearings for three days next w...
 2019-11-13 20:39 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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SMFG reports drop in first-half profit 8:15 pm, November 13, 2019 TOKYO (Reuters) — Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc. (SMFG), Japan's second-largest lender by assets, reported on Wednesda...
 2019-11-13 20:39 

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1st Hispanic head of U.S. Catholic bishops e. 04:00 am...
 2019-11-13 20:39 

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White's late spree of 3s lifts Bulls over Kn. 08:16 pm...
 2019-11-13 20:39 

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Chaos as protesters block central H.K. 8:10 pm, November 13, 2019 HONG KONG (Reuters) — Hong Kong anti-government protesters paralyzed parts of the Asian financial hub for a third day, with some...
 2019-11-13 20:39 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Offshore wind power farm completed in Taiwan 8:12 pm, November 13, 2019 MIAOLI, Taiwan (Jiji Press) — A ceremony to mark the completion of an offshore wind farm in Taiwan partly funded by Japan&...
 2019-11-13 20:39 

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Fukui: Obama city works to revive mackerel p. PREMIUM 08:39 pm...
 2019-11-13 20:39 

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Hayabusa2 spacecraft leaves Ryugu for Earth 08:25 pm...
 2019-11-13 20:39 

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Facebook merges payment services across its platforms 8:17 pm, November 13, 2019 SAN FRANCISCO (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. is consolidating its various payments features into a single product wi...
 2019-11-13 20:39 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Philippines: Nothing to lose, says new drug . 08:54 pm...
 2019-11-13 20:39 

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G2 Sapporo 4:00 am, November 14, 2019 The organizing committee of the 2020 Tokyo Games is mulling a course for the Olympic marathon in Sapporo that loops around the center of the city, it has been lea...
 2019-11-13 20:39 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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No. 1 corporate loan investor cools on $750 billion global market 8:14 pm, November 13, 2019 TOKYO (Bloomberg) — Japan's biggest buyer of bundled U.S. corporate loans pared its holdings last...
 2019-11-13 20:39 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Bolivian senator claims reins of govt 04:00 am...
 2019-11-13 20:39 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Airbus could stretch A220 airliner, but has no plan 9:25 pm, November 13, 2019 OTTAWA (Reuters) — Airbus SE's Canadian-designed A220 narrowbody jet has the potential to be stretched to carry...
 2019-11-13 20:39 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Spain's Socialists, Podemos reach deal on ba. 04:00 am...

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