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 2020-06-05 02:51 

South China Morning Post

Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong insists China cannot replace US security presence in Asia-Pacific, urges cooperation...

The US security presence "remains vital to the Asia-Pacific region," and China would be unable to take over that role in Southeast Asia even with its increasing military might, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said.In an article published ...

 2020-06-05 02:44 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Moon preps for retirement in rural town near Tongdo Temple in Yangsan...

(ATTN: UPDATES throughout with Cheong Wa Dae's announcement; CHANGES dateline) SEOU......

 2020-06-05 02:43 

Ecns.cn

China regrets U.S. decision to suspend Chinese passenger flights: spokesperson...

China regrets the U.S. decision to suspend scheduled passenger flights of Chinese carriers to and from the United States, according to a Foreign Ministry spokesperson Thursday....

 2020-06-05 02:42 

Yonhap News

Seoul stocks extend gains late Fri. morning on ECB's rescue program...

SEOUL, June 5 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks extended gains late Friday morning amid impr......

 2020-06-05 02:42 

China Post

Stud: Autonomous vehicles won't make roads completely safe...
 2020-06-05 02:39 

China Post

With 'Succession' shut down, Brian Cox takes on other roles...
 2020-06-05 02:36 

Yonhap News

(2nd LD) Virus fight still dogged by cluster infections ahead of further school reopenings...

(ATTN: ADDS details throughout; CHANGES photo) SEOUL, June 5 (Yonhap) -- South Korea con......

 2020-06-05 02:35 

RTHK News

Extra trains promised for West Rail Line extension...

Transport officials said on Friday that extra trains will run on the West Rail Line if it is extended south of Tuen Mun as proposed, after lawmakers expressed concern that passengers will end up "packed like sardines".At a Legco railways subcommit...

 2020-06-05 02:33 

Yonhap News

Mayors from border areas urge unification ministry to help halt leaflets into N. Korea...

By Yi Wonju SEOUL, June 5 (Yonhap) -- An association of mayors from the border areas cal......

 2020-06-05 02:32 

Central News Agency

U.S. dollar down in Taipei trading - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, June 5 (CNA) The U.S. dollar was traded at NT$29.857 at 11 a.m. Friday on the Taipei Foreign Exchange, down NT$0.069 from the previous close....

 2020-06-05 02:31 

Yonhap News

Group to hold rally supporting Black Lives Matter movement in Seoul...

SEOUL, June 5 (Yonhap) -- A group of South Korean activists will hold a rally here this we......

 2020-06-05 02:30 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

The coronavirus pandemic and Hongkongers' survival skills...

The coronavirus pandemic has turned many uniquely Hong Kong behaviours on their head, and whether it's for better or for worse is yet to be decided.In the pre-virus days, many of us probably had the unpleasant experience of having lift doors shut in o...

 2020-06-05 02:30 

The Asahi Shimbun

KYOTO GOES KAWAII: Last pottery for Fushimi dolls offers more than 2,000 varieties : The Asahi Shimbun...

Editor's note: This series showcases what we are calling "kawaii" (cute) items made locally in...

 2020-06-05 02:28 

RTHK News

Pompeo warns investors about opaque Chinese firms...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has warned American investors against fraudulent accounting practices at China-based companies and said the Nasdaq's......

 2020-06-05 02:22 

Yonhap News

New parliament opens 1st session amid opposition boycott...

SEOUL, June 5 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's newly elected parliament convened its first p......

 2020-06-05 02:13 

NHK

AG Barr: Extremist groups involved in rioting...

US Attorney General William Barr says he has evidence that the anti-fascist movement Antifa and other similar extremist groups instigated violence during the latest protests against police brutality....

 2020-06-05 02:13 

Central News Agency

Explainer: June 6 vote to recall Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, June 5 (CNA) Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu () will face a recall vote on Saturday, just a year and a half after he began his four-year term at the end of December 2018....

 2020-06-05 02:11 

South China Morning Post

[ Asia ]

Singapore's Marina Bay Sands casino, owned by US billionaire Sheldon Adelson, faces money-laundering probe...

The Singapore casino of billionaire Sheldon Adelson's Las Vegas Sands is being probed by the US Department of Justice over whether anti-money-laundering regulations were breached in the way it handled the accounts of top gamblers.The Justice Departmen...

 2020-06-05 02:09 

Yonhap News

Inter-Korean liaison communication operating normally after N.K. threats...

SEOUL, June 5 (Yonhap) -- Liaison communication between South and North Korea remains in n......

 2020-06-05 02:06 

China Post

Universal takes first steps reviving Orlando theme park biz...
 2020-06-05 02:06 

China Post

66Everything you need to know on Han Kuo-yu recall election...
 2020-06-05 02:06 

China Post

Interior Ministry proposes sweeping changes to election laws...
 2020-06-05 02:05 

Yonhap News

The Korea Interbank Offered Rates (KORIBOR)...

SEOUL, Jun. 5 (Yonhap) -- The Korea Interbank Offered Rates (KORIBOR) as posted by Yonhap ......

 2020-06-05 02:05 

Yonhap News

Consumers rush to buy thinner face masks ahead of summer...

SEOUL, June 5 (Yonhap) -- An online shopping channel selling thinner face masks crashed Fr......

 2020-06-05 02:02 

Central News Agency

Taiwan headline news - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, June 5 (CNA) The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Friday are as follows:...

 2020-06-05 02:01 

Yonhap News

Samsung, LG withdraw mutual complaints over QLED TV ad...

SEJONG, June 5 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's two largest electronics firms, Samsung Elect......

 2020-06-05 02:01 

Nikkei Asian Review

AirAsia to slash workforce by 30%, considers 10% stake sale...

KUALA LUMPUR -- Southeast Asia's biggest low-cost carrier AirAsia Group is set to reduce its workforce by up to 30% as founder Tony Fernandes consider...

 2020-06-05 02:01 

Nikkei Asian Review

Japan household spending records largest fall in 19 years...

TOKYO -- Japan's household spending in April fell 11.1% from a year earlier, declining for the seventh consecutive month, as the coronavirus pandemic...

 2020-06-05 02:01 

Nikkei Asian Review

Japanese fabric zaps germs with electricity...

KYOTO -- A pair of Japanese companies have developed a novel way to be stylish and antiseptic at the same time: a clothing fabric that kills microbes...

 2020-06-05 02:00 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Air cargo drug seizures jump 165 per cent in first five months as Covid-19 restrictions prevent couriers from flying into Hong Kong...

Nearly HK$320 million worth of illegal drugs has been seized from air cargo mailed into and out of Hong Kong so far this year, as coronavirus travel restrictions have forced drug dealers to use airborne shipments rather than human couriers, law enforcemen...

 2020-06-05 02:00 

Yonhap News

S. Korea's exports of EVs, ships to EFTA gain on free trade deal...

SEOUL, June 5 (Yonhap) -- South Korean exports of electric vehicles and ships to the Europ......

 2020-06-05 02:00 

The Asahi Shimbun

Have your plate and eat it; edible tableware takes Japan by storm : The Asahi Shimbun...

An odd thought crossed Katsuhiko Sakakibara's mind upon spying a mound of garbage made up of plastic...

 2020-06-05 02:00 

The Asahi Shimbun

ASAHI HAIKUIST NETWORK/ David McMurray : The Asahi Shimbun...

pandemic moon ... alone with a cup of green tea--Tsanka Shishkova (Sofia, Bulgaria)* * *Hushthe...

 2020-06-05 01:59 

RTHK News

Hong Kong stocks open flat on profit taking...

Hong Kong shares inched up at the start of trade on Friday, though gains were capped by profit-taking after a four-day rally that has seen the index p......

 2020-06-05 01:57 

China Post

South Africa's hotspot limits most testing to above age 55...
 2020-06-05 01:56 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Virus fight still dogged by cluster infections ahead of further school reopenings...

(ATTN: ADDS details throughout) SEOUL, June 5 (Yonhap) -- South Korea continued to repor......

 2020-06-05 01:53 

Guangming Online

Farmers manage rice plants in Anhui(1)...

Farmers load rice plants onto a tractor in an organic paddy field in Xiaqiao Township, Yingshang County, east China's Anhui Province, June 3, 2020....

 2020-06-05 01:45 

Guangming Online

View of Ar Horqin grassland in Chifeng, Inner Mongolia(1)...

Herds of sheep and cattle graze on the Ar Horqin grassland in Chifeng, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, June 2, 2020....

 2020-06-05 01:40 

Guangming Online

Jiankou Great Wall in Huairou District of Beijing(1)...

Photo taken on June 3, 2020 shows a section of the Jiankou Great Wall in Huairou District of Beijing, capital of China....

 2020-06-05 01:38 

China Post

On WWI treaty's centenary, Hungary says its 'curse' must go...
 2020-06-05 01:36 

Central News Agency

U.S. destroyer transits Taiwan Strait on June 4 - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, June 5 (CNA) A United States destroyer transited the Taiwan Strait on routine operations on Thursday, the 31st anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre in China, according to Taiwan's defense ministry and the U.S. 7th Fleet....

 2020-06-05 01:35 

Yonhap News

Virus fight still dogged by cluster infections ahead of further school reopenings...

SEOUL, June 5 (Yonhap) -- South Korea continued to report more virus cases linked to relig......

 2020-06-05 01:35 

NHK

Virginia governor to remove Robert E. Lee statue...

The governor of the US state of Virginia has announced the removal of a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee, citing its divisiveness amid nationwide protests over the death of a black man, George Floyd while in police custody....

 2020-06-05 01:31 

China Post

Police: Teen hurt in gunfire at rapper YFN Lucci video shoot...
 2020-06-05 01:27 

Guangming Online

"Legend of giant whale" exhibition opens to public in Dalian(1)...

Visitors view an exhibit at an exhibition about giant sperm whales in Dalian, northeast China's Liaoning Province, June 4, 2020. In recent days, a special exhibition titled...

 2020-06-05 01:24 

Yonhap News

SK Telecom enters medical imaging market, seeking to set up factory in S. Korea...

SEOUL, June 5 (Yonhap) -- SK Telecom Co., South Korea's largest mobile carrier, said ......

 2020-06-05 01:24 

South China Morning Post

[ Asia ]

Malaysia cautious over US role in disputed South China Sea...

In April, reports emerged of a "stand-off" in the South China Sea between the West Capella, an exploration ship hired by Malaysian national oil firm Petronas, and the Haiyang Dizhi 8, a Chinese government survey vessel.The incident on April 17 als...

 2020-06-05 01:23 

China Post

Meghan speaks out on racial divisions in US...
 2020-06-05 01:23 

Yonhap News

(News Focus) One month into eased social distancing, S. Korea wrestles with cluster infections, cases with unknown routes...

By Joo Kyung-don SEOUL, June 5 (Yonhap) -- Since its first coronavirus case in late Janu......

 2020-06-05 01:15 

China Post

Germany, France hope cloud data project to boost sovereignty...

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