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 2020-06-04 17:44 

China Post

UN moves toward ending UN-AU peacekeeping in Sudan's Darfur...
 2020-06-04 17:44 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Sustain employment to stop domestic economy from returning to deflation PREMIUM 11:47 am, June 04, 2020 There is growing concern about the Japanese economy returning to deflation. The government and t...
 2020-06-04 17:44 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Many still waiting for cash handout in Japan due to govt's lack of digitalization PREMIUM 4:26 pm, June 04, 2020 A Tokyo hotel president is worried about the financial outlook of his hotel, which ...
 2020-06-04 17:38 

Ecns.cn

S Korean prosecutors seek arrest warrant for Samsung heir over accounting fraud...

South Korean prosecutors on Thursday sought an arrest warrant for Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong, an heir apparent of Samsung Group, over accounting fraud, according to local media reports....

 2020-06-04 17:38 

Ecns.cn

Brazil reports 28,633 new COVID-19 cases, 584,016 in total...

Brazil reported 28,633 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, bringing the national tally to 584,016, the health ministry said late Wednesday....

 2020-06-04 17:38 

Ecns.cn

India COVID-19 death toll rises to 6,075 as total cases reach 216,919...

India's health ministry Thursday morning said 260 new deaths due to COVID-19, besides fresh 9,304 positive cases, were reported during the past 24 hours across the country, taking the number of deaths to 6,075 and total cases to 216,919....

 2020-06-04 17:38 

Ecns.cn

Former U.S. defense secretary says Trump deliberately sows division among Americans...

Former U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis broke silence on Wednesday amid the ongoing turbulent unrest across the United States, saying that President Donald Trump "tries to divide" the American people....

 2020-06-04 17:38 

Ecns.cn

China imports 1.58 bln cubic meters of natural gas via landmark pipeline from Russia...

Heihe Customs in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province has supervised the importation of 1.58 billion cubic meters of natural gas via the China-Russia east-route natural gas pipeline over the past six months....

 2020-06-04 17:37 

Japan Times

Joe Biden was rescued by black voters. Now he has to excite them...

African American supporters have been urging him to offer concrete solutions, and they say not being Donald Trump isn't enough....

 2020-06-04 17:37 

Nikkei Asian Review

Japan set to lift quarantines for business travelers in summer...

TOKYO -- Japan is poised to let business travelers from some countries bypass a two-week coronavirus quarantine requirement as soon as...

 2020-06-04 17:31 

China Post

Taiwan cuisine documentary wins international TV awards...
 2020-06-04 17:30 

Ecns.cn

World slowly starts travelling again: UN Tourism Organization...

After months of lockdowns, countries are cautiously starting to ease travel restrictions put in place to stop the spread of COVID-19....

 2020-06-04 17:29 

Ecns.cn

Scientists discover oldest evidence of host-parasite relationship...

Scientists in China have unearthed fossil evidence of a 512 million-year-old worm-like creature that restricted the growth of marine invertebrates by feeding off their meals, providing the earliest known evidence of a host-parasite relationship....

 2020-06-04 17:28 

China Post

Amid virus, those in India's largest slum help one another...
 2020-06-04 17:25 

South China Morning Post

US protests latest: mourners gather for George Floyd memorial in Minneapolis...

Mourners converged in Minneapolis on Thursday for the first in a series of a memorials to George Floyd, an African-American man whose death while in police custody has sparked turbulent protests around the world against racial injustice.Memorials are set ...

 2020-06-04 17:24 

Ecns.cn

Insufficient COVID-19 testing for U.S. public contributes to high death toll, says expert...

A lack of sufficient testing for the presence of COVID-19 in the general public might be one of the major reasons for the large number of deaths in the United States, a leading medical expert has said....

 2020-06-04 17:22 

China Post

Can I get COVID-19 through my eyes or ears?...
 2020-06-04 17:17 

China Post

Epidemic of wipes and masks plague sewers, storm drains...
 2020-06-04 17:17 

Korea Herald

Seoul stocks up for 6th straight session; won jumps against dollar...

South Korean shares closed sharply higher Friday, extending their winning streak to a sixth session on global stimulus hopes. The local currency rose against the US dollar. The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) surged 30.69 points,...

 2020-06-04 17:11 

China Post

3 charged in slaying of Ahmaud Arbery face court hearing...
 2020-06-04 17:11 

Ecns.cn

40 students, staff members injured in stabbing incident...

About 40 students, staff members were stabbed by a security guard at a primary school in Guangxi Zhuang autonmous region on Thursday morning, local government said....

 2020-06-04 17:11 

China Post

Officer shot, 2nd slashed in Brooklyn hours into NYC curfew...
 2020-06-04 17:11 

China Post

China easing airline access amid conflict with Washington...
 2020-06-04 17:09 

Korea Herald

Choi Sun-sil says she lived as 'invisible person' in serving Park...

Choi Seo-yeon has claimed in a memoir that she served former President Park Geun-hye without any personal gains in mind, living as an "invisible person." Choi, better known by the name Choi Sun-sil, is Park's confidante at the cen...

 2020-06-04 17:09 

Korea Herald

S. Korea to provide $30 million for vaccine development: FM...

South Korea will provide $30 million to an international health organization over the next five years to help facilitate the development and distribution of vaccines, its top diplomat has said. Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha made the remark late T...

 2020-06-04 17:08 

Japan Times

Nikkei climbs for fourth day on extended Wall Street rally and yen drop...

Tokyo stocks extended their winning streak to a fourth session Thursday, as investors hailed a further rise in U.S. equities and the yen's drop against ......

 2020-06-04 17:05 

China Post

Las Vegas reopening from coronavirus casino closure...
 2020-06-04 17:05 

China Post

8:46: A number becomes a potent symbol of police brutality...
 2020-06-04 17:00 

Japan Times

Japan craft brewery turns beer into gin amid pandemic slump...

With bars and restaurants largely empty of revelers during the outbreak, craft beer consumption dried up and left owners needing a near-miracle....

 2020-06-04 16:57 

Japan Times

Rodrigo Duterte paying Filipinos to move from Manila to country...

The coronavirus pandemic is giving Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte a reason to reduce overcrowding in Manila, which in recent decades has swelled into one of ......

 2020-06-04 16:54 

KBS World

S. Korean Assembly Off to Rough Start with Main Opp. UFP Boycott...

[Politics] : Anchor: The 21st National Assembly officially kicked off Friday, but the main opposition United Future Party(UFP) boycotted voting for the speaker and deputies amid a partisan tug-of-war over standing committee chair posts.Kim Bum-soo has mor...

 2020-06-04 16:53 

Korea Herald

SKT taps semiconductor-based next-gen X-ray...

Korean telecommunications firm SK Telecom is tapping the future of digitalized medical imaging by channeling semiconductor and 5G network services. SKT announced Friday that the company has become the second-biggest shareholder of Israeli medical im...

 2020-06-04 16:45 

KBS World

KOSPI Ends Friday Up 1.43%...

[Economy] : The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index(KOSPI) jumped 30-point-69 points, or one-point-43 percent, on Friday to close the week at two-thousand-181-point-87.The tech-heavy KOSDAQ also ended the week higher at 749-point-31, rising six-po...

 2020-06-04 16:44 

Korea Herald

Credit loan balance for stock investment exceeds W11tr...

The balance of credit loans taken out for stock investments by individuals has reached over 11 trillion won ($9.1 billion), data showed Friday. According to data from the Korea Financial Investment Association, the balance for credit financing marke...

 2020-06-04 16:41 

Nikkei Asian Review

Indonesia says China's 'nine-dash line' puts its interests at risk...

JAKARTA -- Indonesia's economic interests are jeopardized by China's territorial claim covering most of the South China Sea, its foreign min...

 2020-06-04 16:41 

Nikkei Asian Review

Indian automakers rev up factories and incentives to exit slump...

TOKYO -- India's major automakers have restarted factories that had been shut down since late March, taking a step toward rousing Asia's thi...

 2020-06-04 16:41 

Nikkei Asian Review

Coronavirus-testing robot in Japan takes on key tasks, reducing lab strain...

KOBE, Japan -- A Japanese medical technology company plans to develop a robot that can automate much of the process of coronavirus testing, as co...

 2020-06-04 16:38 

KBS World

Another Group of Chinese Nationals Snuck into S. Korea in April...

[Domestic] : A month before a group of eight Chinese nationals snuck into the country on May 21, arriving along the west coast in a motor boat, another group was found to have illegally entered using the same method.The Korea Coast Guard said on Friday th...

 2020-06-04 16:36 

China Post

UN office denounces human rights violations in Philippines...
 2020-06-04 16:29 

KBS World

US Briefs S. Korea on Economic Bloc Initiative Against China...

[Politics] : The United States has briefed South Korea on its envisioned economic block initiative dubbed the Economic Prosperity Network(EPN), which is believed to be aimed at shifting global supply chains away from China.Following a push to expand the G...

 2020-06-04 16:23 

Ecns.cn

Banyan-tree shaped structure brings coolness in hot summer...

Photo taken on June 3, 2020 shows a structure painted like banyan trees at a commercial street in Fuzhou, Fujian Province, bringing a sense of coolness to people in the hot summer....

 2020-06-04 16:19 

KBS World

Choi Seo-won Claims Innocence in Influence-Peddling Scandal in Memoir...

[Domestic] : Choi Seo-won, formerly known as Choi Soon-sil and who is currently serving an 18-year prison term for her role in the influence-peddling scandal under the Park Geun-hye administration, is set to publish a memoir in which she claims her innoce...

 2020-06-04 16:11 

Japan Times

Hyogo man arrested over crossbow killings of two women...

A 23-year-old university student was arrested Thursday on suspicion of killing two women with arrows fired from a crossbow at his home in Takarazuka, Hyogo ......

 2020-06-04 16:09 

Formosa News

More coronavirus restrictions on travel lifting Sunday...
 2020-06-04 16:09 

Korea Herald

Moon orders review of plan for disease control system reform...

President Moon Jae-in instructed the authorities Friday to reconsider an announced scheme to transfer the control of a state-run research institute to the health ministry from the current top disease control body in the nation. His call came amid c...

 2020-06-04 16:09 

Formosa News

Former US official warns of Chinese attack on Taiwan within 5 years...
 2020-06-04 16:09 

Formosa News

Hydrangea blossom season begins in greater Taipei...
 2020-06-04 16:09 

Formosa News

Lawmaker proposes tougher rules on electric bikes...
 2020-06-04 16:09 

Formosa News

Southern Taiwan woman saw doctor 466 times in 2019: government...
 2020-06-04 16:09 

Formosa News

Domestic flights to get cheaper amid declining global oil prices...

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