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 2020-06-05 07:31 

RTHK News

HKFA hopes law will deter fans from booing anthem...

The head of the Hong Kong Football Association (HKFA) said on Friday that he hopes the newly passed national anthem law will deter people from booing the "March of the Volunteers" at matches, saying politics should stay off the pitch. Pui Kwan-kay...

 2020-06-05 07:30 

China Post

Face coverings to be mandated on public transport in England...
 2020-06-05 07:24 

NHK

Governors urge protesters to get virus test...

Governors in the United States are urging people who take part in protest rallies to get tested for coronavirus....

 2020-06-05 07:24 

China Post

Florida Supreme Court blocks assault weapon ban from ballot...
 2020-06-05 07:23 

NHK

Police investigating suspected crossbow attack...

Police in western Japan say a 23-year-old university student arrested for a suspected crossbow attack on his relatives may have assaulted them without warning, as there were no signs of struggle....

 2020-06-05 07:21 

Central News Agency

U.S. dollar closes lower on Taipei forex market - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, June 5 (CNA) The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Friday, shedding NT$0.087 to close at NT$29.839....

 2020-06-05 07:14 

Yonhap News

Seoul stocks up for 6th straight session; won jumps against dollar...

SEOUL, June 5 (Yonhap) -- South Korean shares closed sharply higher Friday, extending thei......

 2020-06-05 07:08 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Coronavirus: kitchen fans could be behind latest Hong Kong cluster, says leading infectious disease expert...

Kitchen extraction fans could be behind the spread of Covid-19 in a Hong Kong public housing block where a cluster of infections was found spanning several floors, according to a leading infectious disease expert.Professor Yuen Kwok-yung, from the Univers...

 2020-06-05 07:04 

NHK

Coronavirus antigen test kit output to be boosted...

A Japanese maker of a coronavirus antigen test kit plans to expand its production capacity in cooperation with major Japanese electronics giants Toshiba and Hitachi....

 2020-06-05 07:02 

The Mainichi

Japan economic index in April logs record fall amid pandemic...
 2020-06-05 07:02 

The Mainichi

Filipino man held for free train ride halfway across Japan for virus handout 2020/6/5...
 2020-06-05 07:02 

The Mainichi

Asian shares higher after jobless data snaps Wall St rally...
 2020-06-05 07:02 

The Mainichi

Japan raises travel alert level for Cuba, 17 other countries 2020/6/5...
 2020-06-05 07:02 

The Mainichi

Tokyo shares rise for 5th straight day on global recovery hopes...
 2020-06-05 07:02 

The Mainichi

Japan enacts copyright control law to ban pirated manga downloads...
 2020-06-05 07:02 

The Mainichi

Japan's coronavirus entry ban disrupting lives of foreign residents 2020/6/5...
 2020-06-05 07:02 

The Mainichi

81-yr.-old Kyoto woman busted for allegedly stealing 'Abenomasks'...
 2020-06-05 07:02 

The Mainichi

Japanese teen shogi star Sota Fujii becomes youngest challenger for major title 2020/6/5...
 2020-06-05 07:02 

The Mainichi

Japan extends 2011 disaster recovery agency's work by 10 years...
 2020-06-05 07:00 

Yonhap News

Summary of external news of North Korea this week...

SEOUL, June 5 (Yonhap) -- The following is a summary of external news of North Korea this ......

 2020-06-05 07:00 

Yonhap News

Summary of inter-Korean news this week...

SEOUL, June 5 (Yonhap) -- The following is a summary of inter-Korean news this week. ---......

 2020-06-05 07:00 

Yonhap News

Summary of domestic news in North Korea this week...

SEOUL, June 5 (Yonhap) -- The following is a summary of domestic news in North Korea this ......

 2020-06-05 07:00 

Yonhap News

Key developments on North Korea this week...

SEOUL, June 5 (Yonhap) -- The following are key developments regarding North Korea this we......

 2020-06-05 06:57 

Yonhap News

S. Korea to provide US$30 million for vaccine development: FM...

SEOUL, June 5 (Yonhap) -- South Korea will provide US$30 million to an international healt......

 2020-06-05 06:55 

China Post

Study shows Spain far from having 'herd immunity' to virus...
 2020-06-05 06:53 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Hong Kong driver arrested after elderly man killed in early morning collision...

A 26-year-old motorist was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after an elderly man was struck and killed in Sai Kung early on Friday morning.Emergency services were called to the scene of the incident on Wai Man Road outside Sai K...

 2020-06-05 06:48 

Yonhap News

(2nd LD) New parliament opens 1st session, but opposition boycotts voting...

(ATTN: UPDATES throughout with more info) SEOUL, June 5 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's n......

 2020-06-05 06:44 

China Post

West Virginia governor defends himself after Obama comment...
 2020-06-05 06:44 

Yonhap News

(4th LD) Virus fight still dogged by cluster infections ahead of further school reopenings...

(ATTN: RECAST lead; ADDS details in paras 9-10) SEOUL, June 5 (Yonhap) -- South Korea co......

 2020-06-05 06:41 

Nikkei Asian Review

Trump sets deadline for rethink of Chinese companies' US listings...

HONG KONG/PALO ALTO -- President Donald Trump has ordered U.S. regulators to suggest ways to tighten scrutiny of New York-listed Chinese companies wit...

 2020-06-05 06:41 

Nikkei Asian Review

Japan fertility rate drops to the lowest level in 12 years...

TOKYO -- Japan's fertility rate fell for the fourth straight year, highlighting the grave challenge facing one of the world's most rapidly aging socie...

 2020-06-05 06:41 

NHK

Japan aims for COVID-19 vaccinations in early 2021...

Japan's health minister Kato Katsunobu says the country hopes to start vaccinating the public against the coronavirus in the first half of next year....

 2020-06-05 06:40 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-5...

KIH 55,600 UP 100LOTTE Himart 29,550 UP 550GS ......

 2020-06-05 06:40 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-4...

IBK 9,730 UP 190KorElecTerm 39,400 UP 250NamhaeChem......

 2020-06-05 06:40 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-3...

KCC 156,000 UP 3,500SAMYANGHOLDINGS 59,100 UP 1,000ShinhanGro......

 2020-06-05 06:40 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-2...

GS Retail 41,400 DN 300NHIS 10,800 UP 150Ottogi ......

 2020-06-05 06:40 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-1...

SEOUL, June 5 (Yonhap) -- Friday's closing prices (KRW) of KOSPI 200 stocks traded on......

 2020-06-05 06:35 

Ecns.cn

U.S. Navy veteran leaves Iran after nearly two-year custody...

U.S. Navy veteran Michael White, who had been detained in Iran for almost two years, was released by Iran and on his way back to the United States, according to a statement issued by his family on Thursday....

 2020-06-05 06:32 

Yonhap News

KOSDAQ 749.31 UP 6.94 points (close)...
 2020-06-05 06:32 

Ecns.cn

Chinese mainland's universities secure top 2 spots for first time in THE's Asia University Rankings...

Universities from the Chinese mainland have for the first time secured the top two spots in Times Higher Education (THE)'s Asia University Rankings since it began in 2013, according to the latest rankings released Wednesday....

 2020-06-05 06:31 

Yonhap News

Dollar ends at 1,207.1 won DN from 1,218.7 won...
 2020-06-05 06:30 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 2,181.87 UP 30.69 points (close)...
 2020-06-05 06:20 

Yonhap News

N. Korea's main paper urges acceptance of advanced foreign technology...

SEOUL, June 5 (Yonhap) -- North Korea's main newspaper on Friday urged its people to ......

 2020-06-05 06:19 

South China Morning Post

National security law: Hong Kong tycoon Michael Kadoorie backs legislation but urges government to secure public approval...

Hong Kong billionaire Michael Kadoorie has expressed support for the new national security law Beijing plans for the city but called on the government to allay the public's fears and secure its backing for the proposals.The energy and hotel tycoon sai...

 2020-06-05 06:19 

China Post

Social distancing not required at Trump Mount Rushmore event...
 2020-06-05 06:14 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Hong Kong Tiananmen Square vigil organiser claims group is facing financial crisis despite raising HK$800,000 at June 4 event...

The group behind Hong Kong's annual Tiananmen Square vigil is facing a financial crisis, its leader claimed on Friday.Lee Cheuk-yan, the chairman of the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China, said the organisation on...

 2020-06-05 06:12 

RTHK News

Court allows private case over taxi smash: Ted Hui...

Eastern Court decided on Friday to summon the driver of a taxi which ploughed into a group of protesters in Sham Shui Po last year, setting the ball rolling on a private prosecution brought by pro-democracy lawmaker Ted Hui.A woman suffered multiple fract...

 2020-06-05 06:12 

China Post

Mexican president urges calm after jump in reported deaths...
 2020-06-05 06:10 

Ecns.cn

China appreciates global support for national security legislation for Hong Kong...

China appreciated the global understanding and support for its decision on the national security legislation for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Thursday....

 2020-06-05 06:08 

China Post

LA mayor announces end of curfews for 2nd largest US city...

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