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 2020-06-01 06:09 

NHK

Former AKB member Watanabe Mayu retires...

Watanabe Mayu, actress and former member of the popular all-girl idol group AKB48, has retired from the entertainment industry due to health reasons....

 2020-06-01 06:09 

RTHK News

No political link in new appointment: Law Chi-kwong...

Labour Secretary Law Chi-kwong has denied suggestions that the appointment of a former pro-establishment legislator as his new under secretary is a move to pacify the camp after its defeats in last year's district council elections. Speaking to report...

 2020-06-01 06:02 

RTHK News

Five university chiefs back national security law...

The heads of five universities in Hong Kong issued a joint statement on Monday expressing their support for Beijing's move to impose national security legislation on the SAR, while also stressing that they cherish the city's freedoms.The statement...

 2020-06-01 06:01 

NHK

Coronavirus antibody tests begin in Tokyo...

Japan's health ministry has started coronavirus antibody tests in Tokyo. The ministry will check if people have antibodies in their blood, indicating that they have had the virus in the past....

 2020-06-01 06:00 

China Post

New Taipei light rail system to offer mobile payment discount...
 2020-06-01 05:57 

China Post

Target temporarily closing stores due to protest dangers...
 2020-06-01 05:37 

NHK

'Virtual security guard' makes trial debut...

A Japanese security firm has started using a 3D virtual guard at its head office in Tokyo on a trial basis. The virtual guard checks visitors' temperatures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus....

 2020-06-01 05:30 

South China Morning Post

In Australia, stalled migration is bad news as faltering economy heads for first recession in 30 years...

Australia's three decades of uninterrupted prosperity are coming to an abrupt end as the global coronavirus pandemic crashes one of its most lucrative sources of income: immigration.The country has been successful in managing the outbreak and reopenin...

 2020-06-01 05:27 

Nikkei Asian Review

China bets on $2tn high-tech infrastructure plan to spark economy...

HONG KONG -- When Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang delivered his government's annual work report in Beijing recently, the so-called new infrastructur...

 2020-06-01 05:26 

Yonhap News

Gov't opens websites for potential military victims of humidifier disinfectants...

SEOUL, June 1 (Yonhap) -- The defense ministry said Monday it has opened websites to recei......

 2020-06-01 05:23 

NHK

Protests spread across US...

Protests spurred by the death of a black man detained by police in Minneapolis have spread across the United States and intensified....

 2020-06-01 05:21 

Yonhap News

Incheon reports 18 church-related virus cases...

INCHEON, June 1 (Yonhap) -- At least 18 infections traced to a local church were reported ......

 2020-06-01 05:16 

China Post

Dispatches from Yosemite: Alone with the bears and beauty...
 2020-06-01 05:05 

Ecns.cn

National security legislation not to affect HK status as int'l financial center: HKSAR gov't official...

Financial Secretary of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government Paul Chan said on Sunday that the national security legislation for Hong Kong will not affect free flow of capital into and out of Hong Kong, operation of the li...

 2020-06-01 05:05 

RTHK News

Han Kuo-yu recall vote adds to KMT's woes...

A recall vote for a high-profile mayor is stirring political acrimony in Taiwan, with accusations of voter intimidation and official interference, and......

 2020-06-01 05:00 

China Post

Hot weather, occasional showers forecast for coming week: CWB...
 2020-06-01 05:00 

Yonhap News

Today in Korean history...

June 2 1592 -- Joseon Dynasty Admiral Yi Sun-shin and his combined fleet destroy 20 Japa......

 2020-06-01 04:59 

Yonhap News

S. Korea marks 30th anniv. of first submarine unit establishment...

SEOUL, June 1 (Yonhap) -- South Korea on Monday marked the 30th anniversary of the establi......

 2020-06-01 04:57 

The Mainichi

Sunwolves' Super Rugby journey ends as Australian league hopes dashed...
 2020-06-01 04:57 

The Mainichi

Michael Jordan: 'Truly pained and plain angry'...
 2020-06-01 04:57 

The Mainichi

Film festivals worldwide going online due to virus cancellations...
 2020-06-01 04:57 

The Mainichi

Asia Today: Philippines sees traffic jams as lockdown eases...
 2020-06-01 04:57 

The Mainichi

Trump took shelter in White House bunker as protests raged...
 2020-06-01 04:57 

The Mainichi

Boxing: Curtis Cooke, Hall of Fame welterweight champion, dies at 82...
 2020-06-01 04:57 

The Mainichi

Nikkei hits 3-month high as more businesses restart in Tokyo...
 2020-06-01 04:57 

The Mainichi

Protesters start fires near White House...
 2020-06-01 04:57 

The Mainichi

MLB players offer 114-game season, no more $ cuts...
 2020-06-01 04:57 

The Mainichi

Japan eyes easing ban on entry from Thailand, Australia, 2 others 2020/6/1...
 2020-06-01 04:52 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Coronavirus: amid new Hong Kong infections, microbiologist pushes for stepped up testing, closer quarantine monitoring...

Hong Kong health authorities should step up community testing for Covid-19, as there could be new sources of the virus, a top microbiologist said after a local couple were confirmed sick on Sunday.While the Centre for Health Protection said it was still i...

 2020-06-01 04:49 

China Post

College Football Hall of Fame damaged in Atlanta protests...
 2020-06-01 04:45 

Yonhap News

S. Korea to revise law on inter-Korean exchanges to allow N.K. firms to do business in South...

By Koh Byung-joon SEOUL, June 1 (Yonhap) -- South Korea is pushing to revise a law gover......

 2020-06-01 04:34 

Yonhap News

Hyundai Engineering invests in Poland's polypropylene plant...

SEOUL, June 1 (Yonhap) -- Hyundai Engineering Co., a plant engineering affiliate of Hyunda......

 2020-06-01 04:15 

China Post

Long-haul carrier Emirates says it fires staff amid virus...
 2020-06-01 04:10 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Hong Kong group matching jobless protesters with firms says Companies Registry holding up application...

A group that previously expressed support for Hong Kong's independence and protest movement says its application to incorporate a new company was being held up by the Companies Registry department, which has asked it to clarify past public statements....

 2020-06-01 04:07 

South China Morning Post

Chinese man sentenced to 22 years in jail in South Korea for murdering 'demon' daughter...

A Chinese man has been sentenced to 22 years in prison by a Seoul court for murdering his daughter after his new girlfriend blamed the child for two miscarriages. She referred to the child as a "demon" who "devoured" their two unborn child...

 2020-06-01 04:07 

NHK

Airlines ramp up infection preventive measures...

Japanese airlines are ramping up measures to prevent coronavirus infections as they resume flights that were sharply reduced during the state of emergency....

 2020-06-01 04:06 

China Post

Online divisions: Twitter, Facebook diverge on Trump's words...
 2020-06-01 04:00 

Taiwan News

EU urges post-Brexit trade deal amid coronavirus crisis...

Ahead of the fourth round of Brexit talks, the EU's chief negotiator says the economic fallout from COVID-19 makes a trade deal all the more vital. Michel Barnier also accused the UK of falling behind on its commitments....

 2020-06-01 04:00 

Taiwan News

Dispatches from Yosemite: Alone with the bears and beauty...

Dispatches from Yosemite: Alone with the bears and beauty...

 2020-06-01 04:00 

Taiwan News

Online divisions: Twitter, Facebook diverge on Trump's words...

Online divisions: Twitter, Facebook diverge on Trump's words...

 2020-06-01 04:00 

Taiwan News

Thuram tribute to Floyd as Gladbach beats Union 4-1...

Thuram tribute to Floyd as Gladbach beats Union 4-1...

 2020-06-01 04:00 

Taiwan News

Future of stadiums, arenas promise high tech, low capacity...

Future of stadiums, arenas promise high tech, low capacity...

 2020-06-01 04:00 

Taiwan News

Future of stadiums, arenas promise high tech, low capacity...

Future of stadiums, arenas promise high tech, low capacity...

 2020-06-01 04:00 

Taiwan News

Long-haul carrier Emirates says it fires staff amid virus...

Long-haul carrier Emirates says it fires staff amid virus...

 2020-06-01 04:00 

Taiwan News

College Football Hall of Fame damaged in Atlanta protests...

College Football Hall of Fame damaged in Atlanta protests...

 2020-06-01 04:00 

Taiwan News

Protesting lawyers detained in Moscow for violating lockdown...

Protesting lawyers detained in Moscow for violating lockdown...

 2020-06-01 04:00 

Taiwan News

AP Interview: Floyd's death opens old wounds for Sefolosha...

AP Interview: Floyd's death opens old wounds for Sefolosha...

 2020-06-01 04:00 

Taiwan News

India expels 2 Pakistani embassy officials on spying charges...

India expels 2 Pakistani embassy officials on spying charges...

 2020-06-01 04:00 

Taiwan News

Target temporarily closing stores due to protest dangers...

Target temporarily closing stores due to protest dangers...

 2020-06-01 04:00 

Taiwan News

Danish Standings...

Danish Standings...

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