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 2020-06-06 04:32 

NHK

Protests continue across US...

Protests across the United States entered their eleventh day on Friday after the death of a black man in Minneapolis during his arrest by a white policeman....

 2020-06-06 04:13 

China Post

US moves forward with plan to end wild bird protections...
 2020-06-06 04:10 

South China Morning Post

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Hong Kong protests: why the mantra of 'no cutting of ties' means no one will chide the violent demonstrators...

Rebel City: Hong Kong's Year of Water and Fire is a new book of essays by the South China Morning Post chronicling the political confrontation that has gripped the city since June 2019. Edited by the South China Morning Post's Zuraidah Ibrahim and...

 2020-06-06 04:00 

South China Morning Post

China's street vendors can help ease unemployment, but can they fend off the city guardians?...

Under the summer heat of an early June afternoon, Pan Yunxia was waiting quietly for customers to buy vegetables or socks from her roadside stalls in Beijing.It sounds like a strange mix. Pan, a sock vendor for over two decades, said the vegetables were n...

 2020-06-06 04:00 

Taiwan News

Coronavirus: Pakistani govrnment lays off thousands of workers to revive economy...

PM Khan's government has decided to privatize the state-run Steel Mills in order to steer it out of financial losses. More than 9,000 workers, who are already affected by the COVID-19 crisis, will be rendered jobless....

 2020-06-06 04:00 

Taiwan News

Europe must step up anti-racism efforts, rights agency says...

Racist harassment, violence and discriminatory ethnic profiling are...

 2020-06-06 04:00 

Taiwan News

Sweden starts to doubt its outlier coronavirus strategy...

Until now most Swedes have backed their country's approach to the coronavirus pandemic. But as the death toll has catapulted Sweden into the ranks of the worst-hit countries, people are beginning to balk....

 2020-06-06 04:00 

Taiwan News

Dutch PM deems 'Black Pete' tradition racist...

Mark Rutte, who once defended blackface as tradition, has now said he wants the custom to disappear. The decision comes as solidarity protests take hold in the Netherlands following the killing of George Floyd....

 2020-06-06 04:00 

Taiwan News

Black cops feel pain of Floyd's death, duty to their uniform...

Black cops feel pain of Floyd's death, duty to their uniform...

 2020-06-06 04:00 

Taiwan News

Today in History...

Today in History...

 2020-06-06 04:00 

Taiwan News

Fire strikes Taiwan's Paper Wind Mill Theatre...

Estimated losses of up to NT$50 million due to major fire at theater group's studio in New Taipei...

 2020-06-06 04:00 

Taiwan News

US will allow limited flights by Chinese airlines, not a ban...

US will allow limited flights by Chinese airlines, not a ban...

 2020-06-06 04:00 

Taiwan News

Kaohsiung citizens rally before historic recall vote...

Han to leave office in 7 days if at least 25% of voters agree he should be kicked out.The mayoral recall group WeCare Kaohsiung (Wecare) mobilized supporters one night before the recall election and urged people to vote out Kaoshiung mayor Han Kuo-yu () t...

 2020-06-06 04:00 

Taiwan News

Taiwan reports 55 consecutive days without local coronavirus cases...

Only seven patients still undergoing treatment in isolation.Taiwan reported no new Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) patients Saturday (June 6), keeping the total at 443....

 2020-06-06 04:00 

Taiwan News

Biden formally clinches Democratic presidential nomination...

Biden formally clinches Democratic presidential nomination...

 2020-06-06 04:00 

Taiwan News

Czech Senate president plans Taiwan visit...

Trip likely to occur in September despite China's threats to harm Czech business interests.The new president of the Czech Senate, Milo Vystril, will announce next week that he is planning to visit Taiwan in the autumn despite threats by China, reports...

 2020-06-06 04:00 

Taiwan News

Singapore banks see influx of Hong Kong capital...

Money flows out of Hong Kong as Beijing pressurizes businesses to support new security law for territory.Singapore has seen money pouring in its banks as the coronavirus pandemic, the escalating US-China trade war, and the incessant social unrest in Hong ...

 2020-06-06 04:00 

Taiwan News

Taiwan emphasizes claims over Diaoyutai despite name change planned by Japan...

The city of Ishigaki wants to rename the islands as 'Tonoshiro Senkaku'.Plans by the Japanese city of Ishigaki to change the official name of the uninhabited Diaoyutai Islands to "Tonoshiro Senkaku" will not affect Taiwan's claims of s...

 2020-06-06 04:00 

Taiwan News

Citizens of S. Taiwan city voting in recall targeting KMT mayor...

At least 25% of eligible voters need to cast a ballot, with the recall motion receiving more yes than no votes for the recall to be successful.Citizens of Kaohsiung City were casting their ballots in a recall vote Saturday (June 6) targeting Kuomintang Ma...

 2020-06-06 04:00 

Taiwan News

Ex-athlete's 'Starting Point' art exhibition a winner...

Taiwan's Kuo Yen-fu is presenting a new series of athlete-themed paintings at a Taichung gallery...

 2020-06-06 04:00 

Taiwan News

Breaking News: KMT mayor of Taiwan's Kaohsiung loses recall vote...

Voter turnout at 41 percent, way over required 25 percent, as Han Kuo-yu is kicked out of office.TAIPEI (Taiwan News) Former Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu () also lost the unprecedented vote recalling him as mayor of Kaohsiung City ac...

 2020-06-06 04:00 

Taiwan News

Why are German neo-Nazis training in Russia?...

German right-wing extremists are receiving paramilitary training in St. Petersburg, Russia, according to new report from news magazine Focus. Who is running the training, and what do we know about the participants?...

 2020-06-06 04:00 

Taiwan News

Moscow hotel hosts domestic violence survivors as abuse cases soar...

Some women's advocacy groups in Russia are reporting a 70% increase in calls for help. With shelters in quarantine over the coronavirus, one Moscow hotel is giving women a place to go....

 2020-06-06 04:00 

Taiwan News

Japan releases plans to ease border controls...

Travel bans on four countries to be lifted, Taiwan not included.The Japanese government is discussing the measures to loosen the entry ban on business travelers, planning to waive quarantines on visitors from certain countries as long as they have submitt...

 2020-06-06 04:00 

Taiwan News

Austria: Double shooting sparks nationwide manhunt...

Two women have been killed in southern Austria, prompting police to deploy a search helicopter. According to one report, the suspect took his own life after fleeing across the border to Italy....

 2020-06-06 04:00 

Taiwan News

Taiwan Kaohsiung city council speaker commits suicide after pro-China mayor ousted...

Hsu dies at 63 after falling from his building 2 hours after Mayor Han Kuo-yu's recall confirmed...

 2020-06-06 03:58 

Central News Agency

Mayor Han tours devastated farms amid recall vote in Kaohsiung - Focus Taiwan...

Kaohsiung, June 6 (CNA) Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu () began his day touring a papaya farm in the city's Qishan District that had been devastated by the recent torrential rain, all the while a recall vote against him is taking place on Saturday....

 2020-06-06 03:56 

China Post

North Korea threatens to shut liaison office with South...
 2020-06-06 03:53 

South China Morning Post

Russia says melting permafrost caused massive Arctic oil spill...

An unprecedented oil spill that has polluted huge stretches of Arctic rivers was caused by melting permafrost, Russian officials said, ordering a review of infrastructure in vulnerable zones.The spill which has coloured remote tundra waterways with bright...

 2020-06-06 03:53 

South China Morning Post

Creek work halted at China's Erhai Lake in win for environmentalists...

A controversial project aimed at improving the water quality of Erhai Lake in southwest China has been put on hold following an outcry from environmentalists.The 340 million yuan (US$47.7 million) project to line five creeks that flow into the lake in Dal...

 2020-06-06 03:48 

China Post

UK's official virus-related death toll surpasses 40,000...
 2020-06-06 03:47 

RTHK News

Avoid Australia, China tells citizens...

China on Friday advised the public to avoid travelling to Australia, citing racial discrimination and violence in connection with the novel coronaviru......

 2020-06-06 03:46 

NHK

Former top Trump aide backs rebuke of President...

The former White House chief of staff John Kelly has questioned President Donald Trump's handling of the Black Lives Matter protests....

 2020-06-06 03:45 

China Post

Peru is running out of oxygen for COVID-19 patients...
 2020-06-06 03:45 

The Asahi Shimbun

U.S. will allow limited flights by Chinese airlines, not a ban : The Asahi Shimbun...

The Trump administration said Friday it will let Chinese airlines operate a limited number of flight...

 2020-06-06 03:27 

China Post

New SEF chair says Taiwan and China can work for people's....
 2020-06-06 03:27 

Central News Agency

Taiwan headline news - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, June 6 (CNA) The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Saturday are as follows:...

 2020-06-06 03:25 

The Asahi Shimbun

North Korea criticizes South Korea, threatens to close liaison office : The Asahi Shimbun...

SEOUL--North Korea lashed out at South Korea for the second day in a row on Friday, threatening to c...

 2020-06-06 03:23 

Ecns.cn

Only global solidarity can prevail over COVID-19 crisis: FM spokesperson...

China on Friday said that in the face of the dual crises of global public health and the world economy, it takes partnership, solidarity and collaboration to secure a final victory....

 2020-06-06 03:21 

China Post

A death in Nicaraguan baseball puts pandemic in public eye...
 2020-06-06 03:17 

Ecns.cn

Liaison office of Chinese central gov't in HKSAR collects opinions on national security legislation...

The Liaison Office of the Central People's Government (LOCPG) in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) said on Friday that it has collected more than 130 written opinions on the national security legislation and will forward them to the ...

 2020-06-06 03:15 

China Post

Trump hails jobs report, but unemployment rate still high...
 2020-06-06 03:14 

Ecns.cn

China opposes United States adding Chinese entities to export control list: spokesperson...

China is firmly opposed to the United States adding 33 Chinese entities to its "entity list" of export controls, a Ministry of Commerce spokesperson said Friday....

 2020-06-06 03:13 

RTHK News

'Schools can call police if anthem is disrespected'...

Education Secretary Kevin Yeung says school heads should be prepared to call the police if pupils show serious disrespect for the national anthem, but only if there is no other way to solve the problem.Yeung was speaking on Saturday, two days after the Le...

 2020-06-06 03:12 

China Post

Patten says China pursuing 'Orwellian' agenda in Hong Kong...
 2020-06-06 03:04 

The Mainichi

Sri Lankan cafe owner feeds and shelters stranded tourists...
 2020-06-06 03:04 

The Mainichi

Twitter disables Trump campaign's George Floyd video tribute...
 2020-06-06 03:04 

The Mainichi

On sad anniversary, few to mourn the D-Day dead in Normandy...
 2020-06-06 03:04 

The Mainichi

Red tape, commission fees hinder aid delivery to virus-hit firms in Japan...
 2020-06-06 03:04 

The Mainichi

New subway station opens near Tokyo's Toranomon high-rise complex 2020/6/6...

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