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 2020-06-03 09:39 

The Asahi Shimbun

SOCCER/ J.League player tests positive for COVID-19 : The Asahi Shimbun...

Nagoya Grampus forward Mu Kanazaki has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the J.League club...

 2020-06-03 09:37 

NHK

India expresses willingness to attend G7...

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed his willingness to accept an invitation from US President Donald Trump to attend the next Group of Seven summit....

 2020-06-03 09:37 

Central News Agency

Yageo secures syndicated loan to acquire American rival - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, June 3 (CNA) Yageo Corp., Taiwan's largest passive electronics component maker, has secured a syndicated loan of a record NT$48.5 billion (US$1.62 billion) to fund its acquisition of an American competitor....

 2020-06-03 09:36 

RTHK News

Taiwan urges Beijing to apologise for June 4...

Taiwan called on Beijing on Wednesday to apologise for the bloody 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators, a call dismissed as......

 2020-06-03 09:35 

Yonhap News

Samsung Group heir seeks opportunity for public review of ongoing probe...

SEOUL, June 3 (Yonhap) -- Samsung Group heir Lee Jae-yong, under investigation over a cont......

 2020-06-03 09:34 

The Chosun Ilbo

N. Korean Leader's Sister Calls on Seoul to Crack Down on Leaflets Flown by Activist Groups...

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's younger sister, and his speculated number two, Kim Yo-jong, says Pyeongyang will scrap its military agreement with Seoul if the South takes no action against the flying of anti-regime leaflets.The Rodong Sinmun, the r...

 2020-06-03 09:34 

KBS World

Kyodo: Japan Rejects S. Korea's Proposal of Easing Entry Restrictions for Businesspeople...

[Politics] : Japan has reportedly rejected South Korea's proposal of easing coronavirus-related entry restrictions at an earlier date for business people.Japan's Kyodo News quoted a source at the Japanese Foreign Ministry as saying that South Kore...

 2020-06-03 09:34 

The Asahi Shimbun

Police: No signs Kyoto Animation stole work of murder suspect : The Asahi Shimbun...

KYOTO--Police have found no evidence backing the claims of mass murder suspect Shinji Aoba that Kyot...

 2020-06-03 09:33 

NHK

Australia to face first recession in 29 years...

Australia is facing its first recession in 29 years as devastating bushfires and the coronavirus pandemic take their toll on the economy....

 2020-06-03 09:31 

The Chosun Ilbo

Remdesivir Approved for Special Import as Korea Reports 49 New COVID-19 Cases...

Korea's Food and Drug Safety administration approved a special import on Wednesday for the drug Remdesivir.It said the drug has been approved for special treatments, and that it has been proven effective in other countries, where it has shortened the ...

 2020-06-03 09:30 

KBS World

N. Korea Threatens to Scrap Inter-Korean Military Agreement...

[Inter-Korea] : North Korea has threatened to scrap its military tension reduction agreement with South Korea, taking issue with anti-Pyongyang propaganda leaflets sent into the North. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's powerful sister Kim Yo-jong issu...

 2020-06-03 09:29 

NHK

China slams AP report on virus response...

China has dismissed an Associated Press report claiming World Health Organization officials were frustrated by a lack of information from China on the coronavirus during the early stages of the pandemic....

 2020-06-03 09:28 

NHK

Russia unveils conditions for nuclear weapon use...

Russia has unveiled conditions for its use of nuclear weapons amid a lack of progress in talks with the United States over a new strategic arms reduction treaty....

 2020-06-03 09:26 

South China Morning Post

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Indonesia's Jokowi must apologise for Papua internet throttling amid last year's unrest, court rules...

An Indonesian court on Wednesday ordered President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to make an official apology after ruling that his government's decision to rein in internet speeds to contain civil unrest in the Papua region last year was unlawful.Demon...

 2020-06-03 09:25 

Central News Agency

Flight to bring back 21 Taiwanese, one American spouse from Paraguay - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, June 3 (CNA) A total of 21 Taiwanese nationals and the American spouse of one national who were stranded in Paraguay due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic are scheduled to return to the country late Thursday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MO...

 2020-06-03 09:24 

The Chosun Ilbo

Germany to Lift COVID Travel Warning June 15...

The German government announced Wednesday it will lift its COVID-related travel warning for European countries on June 15 but that it will still advise against travel to some areas where quarantine rules remain in effect.Following a Cabinet meeting in Ber...

 2020-06-03 09:22 

The Chosun Ilbo

Italy Opens Borders Ahead of Neighbors, Beckoning Tourists...

Rome's Leonardo da Vinci airport sprang back to life Wednesday as Italy opened regional and international borders in the final phase of easing its long coronavirus lockdown, but it was still an open question how other nations would accept Italian visi...

 2020-06-03 09:18 

The Chosun Ilbo

U.S. to Bar Air China Planes from Entering Country...

The United States said Wednesday it will prohibit Air China planes from entering the country beginning on June 16 as part of an effort to pressure Beijing to allow American air carriers to resume flights to China. The U.S. Department of Transportation sai...

 2020-06-03 09:14 

The Chosun Ilbo

Pentagon Chief Breaks with Trump on Use of Military to Quell Protests...

U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper says he does not support using the military to quell protests around the country, as suggested earlier this week by U.S. President Donald Trump.Speaking at a Pentagon briefing Wednesday, Esper told reporters he did not su...

 2020-06-03 09:14 

The Chosun Ilbo

Britain Offers Hong Kongers Path to Citizenship...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Wednesday said he would offer millions of Hong Kong residents a path to British citizenship if China imposes a national security law that opponents fear will erode political freedom in the territory."Many peop...

 2020-06-03 09:12 

Japan Times

Most Americans sympathize with protests, disapprove of Trump's response: poll...

A majority of Americans sympathize with nationwide protests over the death of an unarmed black man in police custody and disapprove of President Donald Trump's ......

 2020-06-03 09:11 

The Chosun Ilbo

To fix a car dent...

To fix a car dent, pour boiling hot water and then use a plunger to pull out the dented part....

 2020-06-03 09:11 

Central News Agency

Civic group, lawmaker call for stricter regulation of e-bikes - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, June 3 (CNA) A member of Taiwan's Legislature and a civic group urged the government on Wednesday to set age, insurance and vehicle registration requirements for electric bicycles, citing their involvement in a rising number of road accidents ...

 2020-06-03 09:04 

China Post

Tech-rights group sues Trump to stop social-media order...
 2020-06-03 09:04 

Central News Agency

92 Taiwanese indicted for cross-border telecom fraud in Montenegro - Focus Taiwan...

Taichung, June 3 (CNA) Ninety-two Taiwanese suspects accused of cross-border telecom fraud in Montenegro were indicted Wednesday in Taiwan, after they were repatriated in several groups over the past few months....

 2020-06-03 09:03 

RTHK News

Hong Kong stocks rise for third day...

Hong Kong shares rallied for a third straight day on Wednesday as the easing of lockdowns around the world overshadowed worries about China-US tension......

 2020-06-03 09:00 

The Mainichi

Golf: LPGA of Japan Tour to start June 25 behind closed doors...
 2020-06-03 09:00 

The Mainichi

Japan researchers create tiny bronchi to develop drug for COVID-19...
 2020-06-03 09:00 

The Mainichi

Soccer: New women's pro competition dubbed 'WE League'...
 2020-06-03 09:00 

The Mainichi

'AINU' trademark application criticized by Japan's indigenous people...
 2020-06-03 09:00 

The Mainichi

'Demon Slayer' anime studio, president accused of dodging $1.28 million in taxes...
 2020-06-03 09:00 

The Mainichi

Editorial: Trump fueling American divide amid protests over death of black man...
 2020-06-03 09:00 

The Mainichi

White House softens on sending troops to states...
 2020-06-03 09:00 

The Mainichi

More cases of asymptomatic virus carriers emerge as southwest Japan city expands testing...
 2020-06-03 09:00 

The Mainichi

Severe cyclone approaches India's financial capital Mumbai...
 2020-06-03 09:00 

The Mainichi

S. Korea's actions 'not helpful' in resolving export spat, Japan says...
 2020-06-03 09:00 

South China Morning Post

China's sugar industry 'panics' as Beijing removes protective tariff in a bid to plug shortage...

China has ignored its own sugar industry's pleas for protection after allowing a safeguard tariff on sugar imports to lapse, a move that was welcomed by some of the world's major producing nations, including Brazil and Australia.A three-year safeg...

 2020-06-03 08:59 

RTHK News

Anthem debate shows Legco is pointless: lawmaker...

Legco President Andrew Leung on Wednesday slashed debate time on amendments to the National Anthem Bill from 16 hours to 10 to keep proceedings on track for a June 4 vote on the legislation, infuriating pan-dems who claimed they were being silenced.The pr...

 2020-06-03 08:58 

Central News Agency

Documentary on Taiwanese food scores U.S. film prizes - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, June 3 (CNA) A short documentary focusing on Taiwanese food won two film awards in the United States recently, according to its producer, Deutsche Welle (DW)....

 2020-06-03 08:54 

The Asahi Shimbun

As typhoon season nears, grounded jets at risk of damage : The Asahi Shimbun...

SYDNEY/TAIPEI--Airlines, airports and insurers across Asia are bracing for the prospect of unusually...

 2020-06-03 08:53 

Yonhap News

Ex-MLB player Kang Jung-ho due back in S. Korea on Friday, to meet press after quarantine...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, June 3 (Yonhap) -- Former major leaguer Kang Jung-ho, eyeing a retu......

 2020-06-03 08:50 

China Post

Experts watch as Rio de Janeiro economy starts to reopen...
 2020-06-03 08:43 

China Post

Bell, Telus give 5G contracts to Europeans, Huawei shut out...
 2020-06-03 08:41 

China Post

NYC extends curfew all week; mayor says no to National Guard...
 2020-06-03 08:40 

RTHK News

RTHK running fine without new HQ: Edward Yau...

Commerce secretary Edward Yau on Wednesday dismissed claims by pro-democracy lawmakers that the government is choking off much-needed resources and office space for public broadcaster RTHK, saying the department is getting everything it needs to operate.D...

 2020-06-03 08:35 

Yonhap News

Art of conservation science takes center stage in special exhibition...

SEOUL, June 3 (Yonhap) -- Conservation science, the discipline of conserving art, architec......

 2020-06-03 08:34 

The Asahi Shimbun

Asia Today: S. Korea reopens schools despite spike in cases : The Asahi Shimbun...

SEOUL--South Korea on Wednesday reported 49 new cases of COVID-19, continuing a weekslong resurgence...

 2020-06-03 08:33 

Guangming Online

Wheat harvested in Taizhou, E China's Jiangsu(1)...

Wheat harvested in Taizhou, E China's JiangsuAerial photo taken on June 2, 2020 shows a harves...

 2020-06-03 08:33 

China Post

Police chief: More than 2,700 arrests in Los Angeles so far...
 2020-06-03 08:31 

Central News Agency

TPP official sees potential for collaboration with KMT in 2022 - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, June 3 (CNA) An official of the Taiwan People's Party said on Wednesday he foresees the possibility of the nation's two major opposition parties cooperating in future elections, citing the principle of checks and balances in a democratic n...

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