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 2021-03-04 09:29 

The Mainichi

Yuta Watanabe makes 1st NBA start in Raptors' loss to Detroit...
 2021-03-04 09:29 

The Mainichi

Fisheries group membership falls 24% in 3 northeast Japan pref. hit by 2011 disaster...
 2021-03-04 09:29 

The Mainichi

Mizuho Bank blames switch to digital passbook for ATM outage...
 2021-03-04 09:29 

The Mainichi

2020 sees record high revenge porn police consultations in Japan: report 2021/3/4...
 2021-03-04 09:29 

The Mainichi

Huge rise in ransomware cyberattacks on Japan firms an extreme threat: police 2021/3/4...
 2021-03-04 09:29 

The Mainichi

UN envoy: Myanmar army is 'surprised' at opposition to coup...
 2021-03-04 09:29 

The Mainichi

2011 Japan disaster gives badminton star Kento Momota perspective in Olympic quest...
 2021-03-04 09:29 

The Mainichi

Osaka to ask residents to limit Tokyo travel amid planned virus emergency extension 2021/3/4...
 2021-03-04 09:29 

The Mainichi

Arguments for 'right to disconnect' draw more attention in Japan amid pandemic...
 2021-03-04 09:29 

The Mainichi

Photos show North Korea may be trying to extract plutonium...
 2021-03-04 09:29 

The Mainichi

Honda to start selling world's 1st level-3 autonomous car for $103K on Fri....
 2021-03-04 09:29 

The Mainichi

Migrant workers face dire conditions at South Korean farms...
 2021-03-04 09:29 

The Mainichi

Editorial: Japanese gov't not giving enough aid to arts, culture amid pandemic...
 2021-03-04 09:29 

The Mainichi

Thailand probes Facebook's removal of army-linked accounts...
 2021-03-04 09:13 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

China's 'two sessions': dominant theme for Hong Kong to be ensuring city governed by patriots, but no mention of 'one country, two systems' in report...

China's two sessions this year kicked off on Thursday with the head of its top political advisory committee making clear the dominant theme for Hong Kong would be to ensure the city will be governed by patriots, as he pledged to ensure its proper impl...

 2021-03-04 09:08 

Japan Times

'When will it end?': How a changing virus is reshaping scientists' views on COVID-19...

Vaccine breakthroughs had initially sparked hope that the virus could be largely contained, but data on new variants has undercut that optimism....

 2021-03-04 09:07 

South China Morning Post

US sets out security agenda 'to prevail in strategic competition with China', other nations...

US President Joe Biden has released a national security agenda outlining how the country would compete with an increasingly assertive China, including by moving to restore its global leadership and boosting alliances to both counter and leverage cooperati...

 2021-03-04 09:07 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Hong Kong man makes death-defying leap from eighth-floor flat to an adjacent rooftop after fire breaks out in his building...

A 35-year-old Hong Kong man cheated death on Wednesday night by jumping across a three-metre (9.8-foot) gap from the laundry rack outside his eighth-floor flat onto the roof of an adjacent building after a fire broke out in his housing block in a suspecte...

 2021-03-04 08:59 

Korea Joongang Daily

Ex-mayor Oh wins one primary, gets ready for another...

Former Seoul Mayor Oh Se-hoon on Thursday won a primary by the main opposition party to run for his old job next month....

 2021-03-04 08:59 

China Post

Ai Fukuhara apologizes for causing troubles amid Chiang Hung-chieh divorce....

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Japanese Olympic bronze medalist Ai Fukuhara () apologized on Thursday for causing the commotion following the divorce rumors broke out over the past days. Fukuhara issued an apology statement on Thursday through the compan...

 2021-03-04 08:58 

Korea Joongang Daily

Homeplus to boost online sales without losing money...

Homeplus hopes to generate 2.4 trillion won ($2.14 billion) in annual revenue from online sales in three years, the company said on Thursday, and remain profitable doing so....

 2021-03-04 08:58 

Korea Joongang Daily

Team Kim curlers find new beginning with Gangneung...

The Korean women's curling team, better known as Team Kim, found their new home in Gangneung, Gangwon....

 2021-03-04 08:58 

Korea Joongang Daily

Chief negotiator aims to conclude talks to renew SMA...

Seoul's chief negotiator for the defense cost-sharing agreement pledged he will do his "utmost" to conclude negotiations for the bilateral Special Measures Agreement (SMA) as he departed for Washington Thursday for talks with his U.S. counterp...

 2021-03-04 08:57 

Korea Joongang Daily

From red ginseng to apple jam, its available in a sachet...

A 41-year-old office worker often stops by a convenience store to get red ginseng extract packaged in a sachet. He said they are useful when he has a bad hangover or feels very tired in the morning....

 2021-03-04 08:57 

Korea Joongang Daily

2021.3.4 Hotel Events...

Andaz Seoul Gangnam l InterContinental Seoul Coex l Havichi Hotel & Resort Jeju...

 2021-03-04 08:57 

Korea Joongang Daily

Speedy Um Won-sang says there's still life in Gwangju FC...

Gwangju FC's Um Won-sang, now in his third year as a professional football player, has lots to prove this season as one of the K League 1's rising stars....

 2021-03-04 08:56 

Nikkei Asian Review

Philippine telecom PLDT's revenue hits record as new rival looms...

MANILA -- The Philippines' largest telecom company PLDT said on Thursday its service revenue hit a record-high last year due to surging demand for int...

 2021-03-04 08:56 

Nikkei Asian Review

Myanmar coup latest: 3 police officers flee to India, reports say...

YANGON/BANGKOK -- On Feb. 1, Myanmar's military detained State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi and President Win Myint in the country's first coup since 19...

 2021-03-04 08:55 

Nikkei Asian Review

Honda launches world's first level 3 self-driving car...

TOKYO -- Honda Motor will on Friday launch a new car equipped with the world's first certified level 3 autonomous driving technology, paving the way f...

 2021-03-04 08:55 

Nikkei Asian Review

China is the rival India cannot live without...

Rupa Subramanya is a researcher and commentator. She is a distinguished fellow of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada.On Feb. 11, India and China re...

 2021-03-04 08:51 

Japan Times

Rwanda's children born of genocidal rape look to future...

Nearly 27 years have passed since the genocide in Rwanda, but the children born of rape perpetrated during the country's torment are still struggling with ......

 2021-03-04 08:40 

NHK

Uniqlo, GU's new price tags in Japan mean savings...

Uniqlo and GU stores in Japan will soon make a change to their price tags that will deliver savings to their customers....

 2021-03-04 08:35 

RTHK News

HK shares end in the red as tech sell-off returns...

Hong Kong and mainland markets finished in the red on Thursday, as rising US bond yields again spooked investors to give up their holdings in tech sha......

 2021-03-04 08:34 

RTHK News

'Shenzhen should let us transport empty containers'...

A group of cross-border truckers cried foul on Thursday, complaining that a new rule implemented by Shenzhen authorities has resulted in no work or income for them.Under the policy that took effect in January, drivers would be suspended from work for 60 d...

 2021-03-04 08:30 

Japan Times

U.N. says 38 dead in Myanmar's 'bloodiest' day since coup...

The junta has so far ignored the global condemnation, responding to the uprising with escalating strength....

 2021-03-04 08:29 

China Post

Taiwan white rhino learning Japanese ahead of overseas 'marriage'...

A Taiwanese white rhino named Emma is preparing to find love overseas as she sets to become the first rhino sent abroad for breeding in Taiwan....

 2021-03-04 08:29 

China Post

| Taiwan bubble milk tea takes the UK by storm...

CPBdaily News Taiwan's bubble milk has swept through Japan, the United States, and even European countries in recent years. Children and adults, regardless of nationality, can hardly resist the sweet charm of bubble milk tea. According to a Bdaily New...

 2021-03-04 08:22 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) (News Focus) Housing policy at risk of further losing credibility, public support...

(ATTN: ADDS land minister's comments in last 2 paras)By Choi Kyong-ae SEOUL, March ......

 2021-03-04 08:17 

NHK

Germany extends shutdown, to ease steps slowly...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has extended the store shutdown over the coronavirus pandemic, but says restrictions will be gradually eased in proportion to regional infection numbers....

 2021-03-04 08:14 

RTHK News

Top court to hear Sixtus Leung's conviction appeal...

The Court of Final Appeal has agreed to hear a challenge by ousted lawmaker Sixtus Leung, who's seeking to overturn his conviction for unlawful assembly.Leung and his former Youngspiration colleague Yau Wai-ching were charged over their attempt to for...

 2021-03-04 08:04 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Hyundai Motor, LG Energy agree to cost-sharing for EV battery replacement...

(ATTN: ADDS details throughout, photo) SEOUL, March 4 (Yonhap) -- Hyundai Motor Co. sai......

 2021-03-04 08:01 

Korea Joongang Daily

If you want to live zero-waste, first ditch the all or nothing attitude...

When Jung Seong-il could no longer face the mountains of recycling that she and her husband were creating every week, she made the decision to live a zero-waste lifestyle....

 2021-03-04 08:00 

South China Morning Post

[ Asia ]

Australian PM Scott Morrison backs attorney general accused of rape, says law must be followed...

Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Thursday expressed support for his attorney general, who this week denied accusations he raped a schoolgirl when he was a teenager.Morrison told reporters Australia must follow the rule of law and the presu...

 2021-03-04 07:57 

Central News Agency

Flemish parliament passes resolution to strengthen ties with Taiwan - Focus Taiwan...

Brussels/Taipei, March 4 (CNA) The Flemish Parliament of Federal Belgium approved a resolution on Wednesday calling for the region's government to strengthen its ties with Taiwan and work on promoting peace across the Taiwan Strait....

 2021-03-04 07:54 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Moon replaces senior secretary for civil affairs: Cheong Wa Dae...

(ATTN: UPDATES with details from 4th para; CHANGES photo)By Lee Chi-dong SEOUL, March 4 ......

 2021-03-04 07:43 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Hong Kong ombudsman accuses authorities of inadequate monitoring of high-demand vaccines...

Hong Kong's ombudsman has accused authorities of inadequate monitoring of high-demand vaccines following an investigation into their quality, after fake human papillomavirus (HPV) shots were found at two clinics in 2019.The findings prompted the watch...

 2021-03-04 07:40 

The Asahi Shimbun

Facebook removes Thai military-linked information influencing accounts : The Asahi Shimbun...

BANGKOK--Facebook Inc. has taken down 185 accounts and groups engaged in an information-influencing...

 2021-03-04 07:37 

South China Morning Post

Myanmar protests: will Singapore's 'truth telling' make a difference as death toll rises?...

In the aftermath of the Myanmar military's violent crackdown on the 2007 Saffron Revolution mass protests, Singapore briefly found itself in the international spotlight alongside its ignominious Asean neighbour.With few outside players having leverage...

 2021-03-04 07:35 

Yonhap News

Hyundai Motor, LG Energy agree to cost-sharing for EV battery replacement...

SEOUL, March 4 (Yonhap) -- Hyundai Motor Co. said Thursday it has agreed with LG Energy So......

 2021-03-04 07:35 

Central News Agency

Taiwan confirms two new imported COVID-19 cases - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 4 (CNA) Taiwan on Thursday confirmed two new imported cases of COVID-19, one each from Nigeria and the Philippines, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC)....

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