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 2018-09-20 12:46 

Ecns.cn

Xi: China pursues peaceful growth...

President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday that China will unswervingly pursue the path of peaceful development and will, as always, be a promoter of world peace, a contributor to global development and a defender of the international order....

 2018-09-20 12:42 

Ecns.cn

MOF: Dialogue, consultations the only correct way to resolve China-U.S. trade issues...

Dialogue and consultations based on equality, sincerity and mutual respect are the only viable way out for the China-US trade issues, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Wednesday....

 2018-09-20 12:42 

Ecns.cn

China launches new twin BeiDou-3 satellites...

China on Wednesday successfully sent twin BeiDou-3 navigation satellites into space via a single carrier rocket.The Long March-3B carrier rocket lifted off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center at 10:07 p.m. local time....

 2018-09-20 12:42 

Ecns.cn

European Council president Tusk plans to call Brexit summit in November...

European Council President Donald Tusk on Wednesday said he would call a special Brexit summit to reach a deal with Britain.Tusk told reporters that the Brexit negotiations are entering their crucial phase, he is to call a Brexit summit of EU member state...

 2018-09-20 12:41 

Ecns.cn

UN agencies appoint joint special representative for Venezuelan refugees, migrants...

The UN Refugee Agency UNHCR and the UN Migration Agency IOM on Wednesday announced the appointment of Eduardo Stein as the Joint Special Representative for Venezuelan refugees and migrants in the region....

 2018-09-20 12:41 

Ecns.cn

Chinese fintech company X Financial makes NYSE debut...

X Financial, a Chinese tech-driven personal finance company, rang the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) opening bell on Wednesday in celebration of its initial public offering (IPO)....

 2018-09-20 12:41 

Ecns.cn

Death toll rises to 37 from storm Florence in U.S. East Coast...

The death toll from storm Florence has risen to at least 37 in the U.S."Despite persistent and ongoing efforts, floodwater rose rapidly and the deputies were unable to open the doors to reach the individuals inside the van," the sheriff's offi...

 2018-09-20 12:41 

Ecns.cn

No foreign tourist's death from dengue fever recorded in Thailand: Official...

Thailand has recorded no foreign tourist's death from dengue fever this year, the country's health department said on Wednesday.There were 9,368 dengue cases in Bangkok while the total number across the country came to 53,190 from January to Septe...

 2018-09-20 12:41 

Ecns.cn

Low-intensity exercise linked to less severe strokes: study...

A study published on Wednesday in the journal Neurology showed that people who walked 35 minutes a day may have less severe strokes than those physically inactive....

 2018-09-20 12:41 

Ecns.cn

Dubai vows to focus on tourism ties with China...

The Dubai tourism chief said on Wednesday that the Gulf Arab emirate will focus on tourism relations with China.Earlier this year, the Dubai Tourism authority signed an agreement with Huawei, one of China's largest smartphone manufacturers, to pre-loa...

 2018-09-20 12:41 

Ecns.cn

Scientists reveal how brain combines multiple memories into new insights...

Neuroscientists find how the people's brain combined memories to arrive at novel insights, lending a clue to developing faster artificial intelligence.The study published on Wednesday in the journal Neuron reported the novel brain mechanism that would...

 2018-09-20 12:41 

Ecns.cn

Directors to make documentaries on China's reform, opening-up...

Thirty renowned directors from China and abroad will be invited to visit parts of the country and make documentaries on its 40 years of reform and opening-up....

 2018-09-20 12:40 

Ecns.cn

Sand control project pays off in Ningxia...

Desertification is under control and the distance between the desert and Zhongwei has been pushed back to more than 20 kilometers - and a World Bank desertification control project has played an important role....

 2018-09-20 12:40 

Ecns.cn

Drivers, customers laud Didi's changes...

Drivers and passengers alike appear to welcome the latest safety measures taken by ride-hailing company Didi Chuxing, but they question whether the measures are enough to prevent future crimes....

 2018-09-20 12:37 

Ecns.cn

Tariff on U.S. LNG may reshuffle global market...

China's tariff on exports of U.S. liquefied natural gas could price the United States out of the Chinese market and rearrange the global market, warned some U.S. industry leaders and experts....

 2018-09-20 12:35 

Ecns.cn

Pyongyang summit boosts inter-Korean relations, keeps denuke talks moving...

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un have concluded a second day of talks at their Pyongyang summit....

 2018-09-20 12:34 

Ecns.cn

Poverty key challenge for human rights...

China highlighted the importance of poverty reduction in promoting human rights worldwide, as hundreds of officials and scholars from around the globe gathered in Beijing for the 2018 Beijing Forum on Human Rights, which concluded on Wednesday....

 2018-09-20 12:34 

Ecns.cn

Space lab working beyond life span...

China's Tiangong II space laboratory, which has exceeded its designed life span, remains in space and is still able to conduct scientific tasks, according to its developer and a leading expert....

 2018-09-20 12:30 

Ecns.cn

Chinese authorities to investigate fraudulent viewership practices...

The National Radio and Television Administration announced on Sunday that it was launching an investigation into fake audience ratings within the TV industry....

 2018-09-20 12:27 

Ecns.cn

Li backs free trade at Summer Davos...

Premier Li Keqiang called on Wednesday for safeguarding economic globalization and accelerating the new industrial revolution by promoting more inclusive development, innovation and new drivers for economic growth....

 2018-09-20 12:21 

Ecns.cn

Xi praises Cambodia friendship...

China will join hands with Cambodia to further the two countries' traditional friendship and promote their comprehensive strategic and cooperative partnership to a new height, President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday....

 2018-09-20 12:12 

Yonhap News

S. Korean businesses expect Kaesong complex to reopen this year...

The chief of South Korean businesses that have operations in the Kaesong Industrial Complex in North Korea said Thursday that he expects the now-closed industrial zone to reopen this year....

 2018-09-20 12:07 

Central News Agency

President Tsai congratulates Japan's Shinzo Abe on re-election...

Taipei, Sept. 20 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen () on Thursday congratulated Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on his re-election as head of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party of Japan....

 2018-09-20 12:06 

Central News Agency

Taiwan, Nauru sign joint crime-fighting agreement...

Taipei, Sept. 20 (CNA) Taiwan's National Policy Agency (NPA) and the Nauru Police Force (NPF) signed an agreement to jointly combat cross-border crime Thursday....

 2018-09-20 12:06 

Korea Joongang Daily

Poor households receive record subsidies...

Korea's tax agency said that assistance given to low-income households this year, including childcare subsidies, reached an all-time record of 1.75 trillion won ($1.56 billion). According to the National Tax Service....

 2018-09-20 12:06 

NHK

Abe to reshuffle Cabinet and LDP executives...

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he will reshuffle his cabinet and governing party executives early next month....

 2018-09-20 12:06 

Korea Joongang Daily

Upbit expands into Singapore...

As progress on Korea's cryptocurrency policies remains sluggish, Upbit, a major local cryptocurrency exchange, will launch another exchange for global investors in Singapore in early October, the exchange's....

 2018-09-20 12:06 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kia to hire 1,300 of its contractors' workers...

Kia Motors will directly hire 1,300 employees at its contractors by next year in response to the Moon Jae-in administration's goal of reducing the number of contract workers, the carmaker announced on Thursday....

 2018-09-20 12:05 

Korea Joongang Daily

After summit, ball is in Washington's court...

South Korean President Moon Jae-in returned to Seoul on Thursday with a handful of outcomes from his third summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang, raising expectations of progress in stalled talks....

 2018-09-20 12:05 

Korea Joongang Daily

Pompeo proposes discussing nukes in Vienna...

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo invited North Korean representatives to meet in New York and Vienna to discuss dismantling the North's nuclear program. He also gave a deadline for denuclearization: January 2021....

 2018-09-20 12:05 

Korea Joongang Daily

Seoul releases a four-year plan to boost tourism...

The Seoul city government announced a four-year plan on Thursday to develop the tourism industry, including a plan to expand the use of Internet of Things (IoT) technology and provide a travel fund....

 2018-09-20 12:05 

Korea Joongang Daily

Hyundai Motor hydrogen trucks are going to Europe...

Hyundai Motor's hydrogen-powered truck will take to the streets of Europe, where the hydrogen infrastructure is better than in Korea and subsidies for hydrogen cars more generous The nation's No.1 carmaker announced....

 2018-09-20 12:05 

Korea Joongang Daily

Residents thwart Shinsegae plan...

Shinsegae Group's grand plan to build a state-of-art "online center" in Hanam, Gyeonggi's Misa District fell apart this week due to fierce opposition from local residents. The Hanam city government sent an....

 2018-09-20 12:05 

Korea Joongang Daily

Asiana to help CARE ship dogs to the U.S....

Asiana Airlines inked a partnership with local animal rights organization CARE on Thursday to support the air transport of dogs adopted by American families. CARE stands for Coexistence of Animal rights on....

 2018-09-20 12:05 

Korea Joongang Daily

LKP orders its district leaders to step down...

Korea's main opposition party plunged into turmoil on Thursday after its interim head ordered all district leaders to step down from their positions by Oct. 1 in a reform drive aimed at sprucing up the party....

 2018-09-20 12:04 

Korea Joongang Daily

Nexen's Park gets 40 home runs for 3rd consecutive season...

Park Byung-ho of the Nexen Heroes made KBO history on Tuesday when he hit his 40th home run of the season for the third consecutive year. A total of four players in the KBO - Lee Seung-yuop of the Samsung....

 2018-09-20 12:04 

Korea Joongang Daily

Coupang hits 1 billion rocket delivery orders...

More than one billion orders have been placed using Coupang's rocket delivery service in the past four years. The one-billionth order was placed on Sept. 20. The rocket delivery service is an end-to-end logistics operation....

 2018-09-20 12:04 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korean Air chief questioned on new charges...

Cho Yang-ho, chairman of Korean Air, appeared before prosecutors for questioning on Thursday as part of an ongoing probe into alleged embezzlement and tax evasion. Cho arrived at the Seoul Southern District....

 2018-09-20 12:04 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kim is genuine, insists Moon...

President Moon Jae-in said Thursday he had reaffirmed North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's commitment to denuclearization in the time spent with him in Pyongyang, noting that Kim had told him he hoped....

 2018-09-20 12:04 

Korea Joongang Daily

P2P lending firms plan to police themselves...

Korea's online peer-to-peer lending firms have decided to police themselves as legislation intended to regulate the industry has been caught up in the National Assembly for nearly a year. "We hope that P2P lending....

 2018-09-20 12:04 

Korea Joongang Daily

Do your weekly shop from the sofa...

From Thursday, Lotte Super customers will be able to order their groceries using just their voice and mobile carrier KT's AI voice assistant GIGA Genie. The service was developed by Lotte Shopping's....

 2018-09-20 12:04 

Korea Joongang Daily

Daiso to limit its stationery sales...

Daiso stores will be forced to stop selling individual items of stationery in a bid to try and help struggling small and medium enterprises, Korea Commission for Corporate Partnership (KCCP) said Thursday....

 2018-09-20 12:04 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kospi reaches its highest level since June 29...

Korea's main bourse closed higher Thursday, as investor sentiment was boosted by upbeat corporate earnings forecasts and positive assessments of the outcome of the inter-Korean summit. The Korean won....

 2018-09-20 12:04 

Korea Joongang Daily

OECD growth outlook dips to 2.7%...

The OECD on Thursday lowered this year's economic growth outlook for Korea by 0.3 percentage points from its May forecast to 2.7 percent. It also lowered Korea's outlook for next year to 2.8 percent, down....

 2018-09-20 12:04 

Korea Joongang Daily

Hyundai Mobis makes autonomous car radar...

Hyundai Mobis said Thursday that it developed its own short-range radar system for use in autonomous cars and plans to offer the system to local automakers from 2020. Radar can be used as an object detection....

 2018-09-20 12:03 

China Post

Turkey expects lower growth amid currency turmoil...

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey expects lower economic growth in coming years amid concerns over inflation and a sliding currency. Treasury and Finance Minister Berat Albayrak presented the government's economic plan Thursday, targeting 2.3 percent growt...

 2018-09-20 12:02 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Multinationals in Hong Kong dismiss fears of job loss from AI technology, but one admits transition could be 'painful'...

Multinational companies in Hong Kong have dismissed concerns over job losses arising from the emerging use of artificial intelligence, but one warned of a painful transition.On Thursday, leaders from Ernst & Young, DHL Express and Cisco Systems voiced opt...

 2018-09-20 12:02 

China Post

3 hurt in court shooting leave hospital; gunman identified...

MASONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Three civilians wounded when a gunman opened fire outside a crowded Pennsylvania courtroom are out of the hospital. The three were taken to Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, West Virginia, following Wednesday's shooting...

 2018-09-20 12:01 

China Post

The Latest: EU border agency to help Serbia control migrants...

SALZBURG, Austria (AP) — The Latest on Europe's response to the influx of migrants (all times local): 1:50 p.m. The European Union and Serbia have agreed that the bloc's border agency teams will work with Serbian police to help secure the Ba...

 2018-09-20 12:01 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Typhoon Mangkhut aftermath: Three in 10 Hong Kong workers would lose pay, bonus and holiday leave if they missed work because of a storm, survey finds...

About three in 10 Hong Kong workers said their boss would cut their pay, bonus and even holiday leave if they missed work during or just after a major storm, according to a survey released days after Typhoon Mangkhut battered the city.The Federation of Ho...

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