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 2020-02-27 18:37 

Japan Times

Survey: Olympic, elite athletes struggling financially...

The comments could easily have come from any middle-class town where workers have trouble making ends meet: "No pension plan, no chance of structural income ......

 2020-02-27 18:36 

Japan Times

Wizards squander big halftime advantage, edge Nets on Jerome Robinson's clutch 3-pointer...

The Brooklyn Nets didn't want Bradley Beal to beat them with the game on the line Wednesday night.Beal was happy to let Jerome Robinson take ......

 2020-02-27 18:35 

Ecns.cn

China is confident to contain COVID-19 by the end of April: Zhong Nanshan...

Chinese top respiratory specialist Zhong Nanshan said Thursday although the COVID-19 outbreak first appeared in China, that does not necessarily mean it originated here....

 2020-02-27 18:34 

Ecns.cn

Chinese duck legion prepared to help Pakistan wipe out locust plague...

China is preparing to send an army of 100,000 ducks to Pakistan to help the country exterminate the locust plague that has been posing a huge threat to the country's agriculture....

 2020-02-27 18:27 

South China Morning Post

Huawei to build first European 5G factory in France to soothe Western nerves...

Huawei will build its first European manufacturing plant in France, its chairman said on Thursday, as the Chinese telecoms giant seeks to ease worldwide concerns stoked by US charges that Beijing could use its equipment for spying.Liang Hua said Huawei, t...

 2020-02-27 18:23 

Japan Times

Sailing heavyweights Ben Ainslie, Tom Slingsby set to square off in SailGP...

The second season of the SailGP global circuit is shaping up as a heavyweight fight between two of the world's best sailors, Britain's Sir Ben ......

 2020-02-27 18:19 

Nikkei Asian Review

Thai ruling coalition recruits lawmakers from banned party...

BANGKOK -- Thailand's pro-military coalition government is peeling off lawmakers from the opposition ahead of an expected no-confidence motion against...

 2020-02-27 18:19 

Nikkei Asian Review

US stocks continue fall despite Trump's assurances...

NEW YORK -- The Dow Jones Industrial Average opened sharply lower Thursday, temporarily losing 960 points in early trading as fears of the new coronav...

 2020-02-27 18:19 

Nikkei Asian Review

It is time for G-20 to give way to tech-driven AI-20...

India is building artificially intelligent replicas of people that will exist and evolve even after the real person has died. China is tracking the br...

 2020-02-27 18:19 

Japan Times

Chinese 'duck army' will help Pakistan fight locusts...

China is planning to dispatch a 100,000-strong army of ducks to help Pakistan combat a massive locust infestation, a local newspaper reported Thursday.The legion of ......

 2020-02-27 18:15 

RTHK News

Huawei to open high-tech 5G plant in France...

Chinese telecom giant Huawei said on Thursday that it would begin manufacturing radio equipment for next-generation 5G networks in France, its first s......

 2020-02-27 18:14 

Japan Times

COVID-19: Preventing a medical system breakdown...

Efforts must be ramped up to stop the spread of COVID-19....

 2020-02-27 18:13 

Japan Times

Xi Jinping's coronavirus crucible...

The COVID-19 epidemic presents an opportunity for Japan and other countries to rebalance their bilateral relations with China....

 2020-02-27 18:12 

Japan Times

24 of Japan's prefectures yet to add extra hospital beds for coronavirus patients, survey shows...

Twenty-four of the country's 47 prefectures have not yet increased their number of hospital beds for patients suffering from coronavirus infections as requested by the ......

 2020-02-27 18:12 

Japan Times

How fast can a virus destroy a supply chain?...

Just-in-time networks are very efficient but extremely fragile....

 2020-02-27 18:10 

Ecns.cn

Hubei's labor union invests heavily to care for anti-epidemic personnel...

The federation of trade unions of coronavirus-hit Hubei Province has invested capital and materials worth about 210 million yuan (29.9 million U.S....

 2020-02-27 18:10 

Ecns.cn

China urges coordination with South Korea, Japan against cross-border spread of COVID-19...

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Wednesday night called for coordination with South Korea and Japan against the cross-border spread of the COVID-19 in separate phone calls with his South Korean and Japanese counterparts....

 2020-02-27 18:04 

Japan Times

Italian golfers Edoardo Molinari, Lorenzo Gagli quarantined in Oman over coronavirus fears...

Italian golfers Edoardo Molinari and Lorenzo Gagli have been quarantined in Muscat and forced to pull out of the Oman Open, which started Thursday, over ......

 2020-02-27 18:03 

Ecns.cn

U.S. researchers develop new tool to record subtle changes in patients with multiple sclerosis...

Researchers at the University of California San Diego (UC San Diego) have developed a new, multi-sensor tool to measure subtle changes in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS)....

 2020-02-27 18:03 

Ecns.cn

New York state prepares 40 mln emergency funding for COVID-19...

The U.S. state of New York will set aside about 40 million U.S. dollars for potential outbreak of COVID-19, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Wednesday....

 2020-02-27 18:03 

Ecns.cn

S.Korea, U.S. delay joint military drills due to COVID-19 outbreak...

South Korea and the United States decided on Thursday to postpone their joint springtime military drills on worries about the soaring COVID-19 cases in the past week....

 2020-02-27 18:03 

Ecns.cn

British health secretary outlines plan to curb COVID-19...

British Health Secretary Matt Hancock said Wednesday the country has a "clear four-part plan" to respond to the outbreak of COVID-19....

 2020-02-27 18:03 

Ecns.cn

U.S. engineers develop miniaturized warehouse robots for biotechnology applications...

Researchers at UCLA have developed minuscule warehouse logistics robots that could help expedite and automate medical diagnostic technologies and other applications that move and manipulate tiny drops of fluid...

 2020-02-27 18:03 

Ecns.cn

Considerable mucus found in small airways of COVID-19 patients: expert...

The novel coronavirus has a prominent feature whereby patients have a large amount of very sticky mucus in their small airways....

 2020-02-27 18:02 

Japan Times

Peter Laviolette to coach Team USA at world hockey championships...

Peter Laviolette is returning to the bench after being selected as the coach of the United States men's national team for the world hockey championships ......

 2020-02-27 18:02 

Japan Times

Hidden door spills centuries-old secrets of U.K. parliament...

A forgotten passageway in the British Parliament that was constructed for the 1661 coronation of King Charles II has been rediscovered during renovation work.It was ......

 2020-02-27 18:01 

Japan Times

Red panda is actually two species, DNA shows...

Red pandas, the bushy-tailed and russet-furred bamboo-munchers that dwell in Asian high forests, are not a single species, according to the most comprehensive genetic study ......

 2020-02-27 18:01 

South China Morning Post

Pope Francis cancels visit with Rome priests over 'slight' illness amid Italy coronavirus outbreak...

Pope Francis is sick and skipped a planned Mass with Rome clergy across town on Thursday, officials said.The Vatican said the 83-year-old pontiff had a "slight indisposition" and would proceed with the rest of his planned work on Thursday. But Fra...

 2020-02-27 18:00 

South China Morning Post

China says US is trying to block its candidate in race for UN's intellectual property agency...

Beijing has accused the United States of trying to block China's candidate from heading the World Intellectual Property Organisation (Wipo) at the United Nations ahead of the election next week.Chen Xu, China's ambassador to the UN in Geneva, told...

 2020-02-27 17:53 

Japan Times

Riken institute develops test to detect coronavirus within 30 minutes...

The Kanagawa Prefectural Institute of Public Health and the government-affiliated research institute Riken said Thursday that they have developed a technology that can detect the ......

 2020-02-27 17:52 

Japan Times

Tokyo stocks plunge below 22,000 line on virus jitters...

Tokyo stocks fell for the fourth day straight on Thursday, pulling Nikkei index below 22,000 for the first time since October amid concerns about an ......

 2020-02-27 17:46 

Japan Times

Spectators shut out as sporting events respond to COVID-19 threat across Asia...

Spectators hoping to attend major events in Japan are increasingly having to change their plans as the coronavirus crisis forces organizers to shut the doors ......

 2020-02-27 17:40 

Ecns.cn

Novel coronavirus may not originate in China - Top health expert...

The first case of novel coronavirus pneumonia was reported in China, but its source may not be in the country, renowned Chinese respiratory expert Zhong Nanshan said at a news conference in Guangzhou on Thursday....

 2020-02-27 17:32 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Abe to call for all schools to close from March 2 to spring break PREMIUM 10:09 pm, February 27, 2020 Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced Thursday that the government has decided to call for all eleme...
 2020-02-27 17:32 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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New billionaires in China outpace U.S. 8:43 pm, February 27, 2020 BEIJING (Reuters) — China minted three times as many new billionaires than the United States in the past year, with fortunes mad...
 2020-02-27 17:32 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Sixers fall after Embiid goes down 01:00 am...
 2020-02-27 17:32 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Grade 1 calf strain sidelines Stanton 9:15 pm, February 27, 2020 TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton will likely miss Opening Day because of a strained right calf, anot...
 2020-02-27 17:32 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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91 Diamond Princess crew members test negative and disembark; 150 still aboard PREMIUM 10:03 pm, February 27, 2020 Crew members of the Diamond Princess cruise ship, which was anchored at Yokohama Port...
 2020-02-27 17:32 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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New mass-produced N700S Shinkansen car shown to press PREMIUM February 26, 2020 Central Japan Railway Co. (JR Tokai) unveiled Tuesday to the press a mass-produced car for its new Tokaido Shinkansen bu...
 2020-02-27 17:32 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Knights win showdown with Oilers 10:30 pm, February 27, 2020 LAS VEGAS (AP) — When Nick Cousins learned the Vegas Golden Knights acquired him from Montreal at the NHL's trade deadline Monday...
 2020-02-27 17:32 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Drug store company apologizes for high-priced mask sets PREMIUM 6:20 pm, February 27, 2020 With masks in short supply due to the outbreak of the new coronavirus, some Kokumin drugstores were selling m...
 2020-02-27 17:32 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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South Korea, U.S. postpone military drills 08:59 pm...
 2020-02-27 17:32 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Manchester City files appeal against UEFA ban 11:15 pm, February 27, 2020 GENEVA (AP) — Manchester City has filed an expected appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport against a two-year ban ...
 2020-02-27 17:32 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Fake meat and latte? Starbucks adds Beyond M. 11:55 pm...
 2020-02-27 17:32 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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City gets leg up with late 2-goal rally 11:45 pm...
 2020-02-27 17:32 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Kochi town eyes revitalization through figur. PREMIUM 09:34 pm...
 2020-02-27 17:32 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Leprosy special court 'unconstitutional' 8:41 pm, February 27, 2020 KUMAMOTO (Jiji Press) — Kumamoto District Court on Wednesday acknowledged unconstitutionality in a 1950s trial of a ma...
 2020-02-27 17:32 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Players to vote as union, NFL inch toward CBA that would bring 17-game season 9:45 pm, February 27, 2020...
 2020-02-27 17:32 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Shoulder issues force Sharapova into retirem. 10:00 pm...
 2020-02-27 17:32 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Taiwan raises epidemic response to highest level 8:44 pm, February 27, 2020 TAIPEI (Reuters) — Taiwan on Thursday raised its epidemic response level to the highest as it readied a $2 billion pac...

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