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 2021-01-19 07:27 

China Post

4 hurt in string of shootings in Pocono Mountains community...

MOUNT POCONO, Pa. (AP) — At least four people were injured Monday in a string of shootings that prompted an order to shelter in place for a Pennsylvania community in the Pocono Mountains, authorities said.Shots rang out not far from each other in at...

 2021-01-19 07:24 

Korea Joongang Daily

CJ ENM set to become sole management of TOO after dispute with n.CH Entertainment...

CJ ENM will become the sole management of boy band TOO, the company said on Tuesday, after a dispute with the band's other agency, n.CH Entertainment, worsened earlier this month. TOO debuted in April last year with the 10 winning contestants of ......

 2021-01-19 07:24 

Korea Joongang Daily

KBO foreign stars assemble as teams prepare for spring training...

All but one of the KBO's foreign player spots for the 2021 season have now been filled, with the Kiwoom Heroes still lacking a position player. With a couple of weeks left before spring training begins, players have started arriving in Korea....

 2021-01-19 07:24 

Korea Joongang Daily

Airbnb to offer online experience giving viewers a peek 'Inside K-pop'...

Home-sharing service Airbnb will launch an online K-pop experience program titled "Inside K-Pop" for fans across the globe, allowing viewers to take part in a cyber tour around Seoul's hot spots with popular K-pop acts and fun events. Co-hoste...

 2021-01-19 07:24 

Nikkei Asian Review

Samsung tycoon Lee sent to jail: Five things to know...

SEOUL -- Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong was taken to prison on Monday after being sentenced to two-and-half years in jail -- a landmar...

 2021-01-19 07:24 

Nikkei Asian Review

Singapore dangles digital whisky trade to lure Asia's wealthy...

SINGAPORE -- Singapore is fast becoming a hotbed of activity for the trading of whisky assets, with private exchange HGX the latest to get in on the a...

 2021-01-19 07:12 

The Mainichi

Tokyo reports 1,240 coronavirus infections on Jan. 19 2021/1/19...
 2021-01-19 07:12 

The Mainichi

Movie theater builds anti-coronavirus partitions between seats for 1st time in Japan 2021/1/19...
 2021-01-19 07:12 

The Mainichi

Tokyo stocks end higher on bargain hunting, US stimulus hopes...
 2021-01-19 07:12 

The Mainichi

About 200 injured in snowy highway accident in northeast Japan 2021/1/19...
 2021-01-19 07:12 

The Mainichi

Asia Today: China sees virus outbreaks across its northeast...
 2021-01-19 07:12 

The Mainichi

Vaccines not prerequisite for Tokyo Olympics: gov't spokesman...
 2021-01-19 07:11 

South China Morning Post

As Chinese cities face new Covid-19 lockdowns, have lessons of 2020 been learned?...

Nearly a year after the lockdown in the Chinese city of Wuhan to contain the initial coronavirus outbreak, millions in China are again under stay-at-home orders as the country faces its highest number of new cases in months, this time in several provinces...

 2021-01-19 07:11 

The Mainichi

Blizzard hits northern Japan's Akita Pref., disrupts morning travel 2021/1/19...
 2021-01-19 07:11 

The Mainichi

Austria wants Japan to attend 1st meeting of UN nuclear ban treaty...
 2021-01-19 07:11 

The Mainichi

Rescuers in phone contact with workers trapped in China mine...
 2021-01-19 07:11 

South China Morning Post

As coronavirus, US-China tensions add to global economic uncertainties, Asia looks to be a key growth engine...

The evolution of the global coronavirus pandemic and geopolitical tensions between the United States and China will continue to reverberate throughout the world for some time, even after the virus is brought under control and bilateral tensions ease, expe...

 2021-01-19 06:57 

China Post

Taiwan confirms 4 local, 2 imported infections, tally at 868...

The Central Epidemic Command Center reported 4 local and 2 more imported COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the tally to 868....

 2021-01-19 06:57 

China Post

President Tsai welcomes new British Office representative...

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen met with new representative of the British Office Taipei John Dennis on Tuesday and expressed hopes for further dialogue and deeper bilateral cooperation between the two nations....

 2021-01-19 06:54 

Central News Agency

Four more COVID-19 cases linked to Taoyuan hospital confirmed - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Jan. 19 (CNA) Four more domestically transmitted COVID-19 cases linked to Taoyuan General Hospital under the Ministry of Health and Welfare were confirmed on Tuesday, including a migrant worker with an unclear source of infection....

 2021-01-19 06:53 

Yonhap News

Seoul stocks rebound over 2 pct on auto gains...

SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks jumped more than 2 percent Tuesday on stell......

 2021-01-19 06:52 

NHK

Melania Trump: Violence cannot be justified...

In a farewell message, US First Lady Melania Trump has called for reconciliation among the increasingly divided American public....

 2021-01-19 06:46 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Hong Kong customs seizes 333,000 fake N95 respirators in city's largest confiscation of counterfeit masks...

Hong Kong authorities have made their biggest ever seizure of counterfeit surgical masks, a consignment worth HK$8.5 million that was intercepted in the city on its way overseas.The record haul of about 330,000 bogus 3M-brand N95 respirators was confiscat...

 2021-01-19 06:43 

NHK

Tokyo confirms 1,240 new cases of coronavirus...

Tokyo Metropolitan Government officials confirmed 1,240 new cases of the coronavirus in the capital on Tuesday....

 2021-01-19 06:41 

Yonhap News

Hyundai, Kia Q4 operating profit jumps despite pandemic...

SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Yonhap) -- Hyundai Motor Co. and affiliate Kia Corp. are expected to post ......

 2021-01-19 06:40 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-5...

HYUNDAIGLOVIS 189,000 UP 7,500HANAFINANCIALGR 38,250 UP 100HANWHA LIF......

 2021-01-19 06:40 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-4...

Binggrae 56,100 DN 100GCH Corp 43,800 UP 300LotteChils......

 2021-01-19 06:40 

South China Morning Post

History of US inauguration dramas, snubs and sore losers...

Outgoing US President Donald Trump will be far from the first to boycott his successor Joe Biden's inauguration on Wednesday but his absence will be the first since 1869.In fact, many past inaugurations were conducted in a febrile atmosphere, with som...

 2021-01-19 06:40 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-3...

Asiana Airlines 16,100 UP 200KEPCO 24,950 UP 150SamsungSec......

 2021-01-19 06:40 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-2...

SPC SAMLIP 74,100 UP 800SAMSUNG SDS 200,000 UP 3,000KOREA AERO......

 2021-01-19 06:40 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-1...

SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Yonhap) -- Tuesday's closing prices (KRW) of KOSPI 200 stocks traded ......

 2021-01-19 06:35 

Yonhap News

EXO's Baekhyun to release 1st solo album in Japan this week...

SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Yonhap) -- Baekhyun, the lead singer of K-pop boy group EXO, will release ......

 2021-01-19 06:33 

Yonhap News

KOSDAQ 957.75 UP 13.08 points (close)...
 2021-01-19 06:30 

Yonhap News

Dollar ends at 1,102.9 won DN from 1,103.9 won...
 2021-01-19 06:30 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 3,092.66 UP 78.73 points (close)...
 2021-01-19 06:29 

NHK

China reports 4 infections of COVID-19 variants...

China has confirmed at least four cases of infection with new strains of the coronavirus....

 2021-01-19 06:28 

Korea Joongang Daily

Lee Kee-heung returns as head of Korean Sport & Olympic Committee...

Lee Kee-heung, a Korean International Olympic Committee member, has been elected to his second consecutive term as head of the Korean Sport & Olympic Committee....

 2021-01-19 06:28 

Nikkei Asian Review

Israel sprints ahead with COVID vaccines as Asia seeks faster jabs...

CAIRO/WASHINGTON/TOKYO -- As most of Asia and the world anxiously await COVID-19 vaccines, Danny Hakim is in high spirits after receiving his second P...

 2021-01-19 06:28 

Nikkei Asian Review

Thailand ramps up medical glove production as it chases Malaysia...

BANGKOK -- Investments in the production of rubber gloves are expected to exceed 24 billion baht ($800 million) over the next few years in Thailand, t...

 2021-01-19 06:27 

China Post

Stickless Stephenson gets winner, Vegas beats Coyotes 4-2...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A stickless Chandler Stephenson was credited with the game-winning goal, Robin Lehner made 30 saves and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Arizona Coyotes 4-2 on Monday night.Not too long after the first of Reilly Smith's two goa...

 2021-01-19 06:27 

China Post

Warriors rally from 14 down in 4th, beat Lakers 115-113...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 26 points, Kelly Oubre Jr. added 23 and the Golden State Warriors rallied from a 14-point, fourth-quarter deficit to defeat the Los Angeles Lakers 115-113 on Monday night.LeBron James' 3-pointer gave the L...

 2021-01-19 06:27 

China Post

Dubai, party haven amid pandemic, faces its biggest surge...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Masks off the minute you step inside. Bars packed and pulsing like it's 2019. Social media stars waving bottles of champagne. DJs spinning party tunes through multi-hour brunches.Since becoming one of the world...

 2021-01-19 06:27 

China Post

A new COVID-19 challenge: Mutations rise along with cases...

The race against the virus that causes COVID-19 has taken a new turn: Mutations are rapidly popping up, and the longer it takes to vaccinate people, the more likely it is that a variant that can elude current tests, treatments and vaccines could emerge.Th...

 2021-01-19 06:27 

China Post

ESPN report: Mets GM sent explicit texts to female reporter...

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets general manager Jared Porter sent graphic, uninvited text messages and images to a female reporter in 2016 when he was working for the Chicago Cubs, ESPN reported Monday night.Porter sent dozens of texts to the woman, concluding...

 2021-01-19 06:25 

South China Morning Post

Carrie Lam defends value of election process for Hong Kong's chief executive post as Beijing mulls drastic overhaul of system...

Hong Kong's leader has distanced herself from her predecessor's suggestion the city's next chief executive could be selected without an electoral process.Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor on Tuesday said elections were important becau...

 2021-01-19 06:20 

Yonhap News

31 USFK-linked people test positive for coronavirus upon arrival in S. Korea...

SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Yonhap) -- Twenty-six American service members and five civilians affiliat......

 2021-01-19 06:19 

NHK

LDP okays draft bills to punish virus law breakers...

Japan's main ruling party has approved a set of draft bills that would penalize businesses or individuals that refuse to comply with measures to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus....

 2021-01-19 06:11 

South China Morning Post

[ Asia ]

Singapore property tycoon Sherman Kwek seeks to salvage CDL investment in China...

Pressure is mounting on an heir to Singapore's biggest family fortune as he seeks to salvage the troubled property investment at the centre of an ambitious expansion into China.In the past month, Sherman Kwek, the 45-year-old chief executive officer o...

 2021-01-19 06:10 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) S. Korea to monitor market volatility amid widening bond yield spreads...

(ATTN: ADDS more details in paras 4, 9-14) SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korea will c......

 2021-01-19 06:01 

Yonhap News

U.K. flight ban extended by 1 week, arrivals from Brazil required to prove virus-free...

SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's health authorities said Tuesday that the ban......

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