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 2021-05-11 00:14 

China Post

With $76B surplus, California proposes rebates for millions...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Aided by an astonishing nearly $76 billion budget surplus, California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday proposed tax rebates of up to $1,100 for millions of households and more than $7 billion to help people affected by the pande...

 2021-05-11 00:14 

China Post

The Latest: El Salvador to donate vaccine to Honduran towns...

SAN SALVADOR El Salvador — The president of El Salvador says he will donate coronavirus vaccines to seven towns in Honduras even though his own country's vaccination effort is still struggling. El Salvador has administered about 1.25 million sho...

 2021-05-11 00:14 

China Post

Flyers let fans take their shot and score COVID-19 immunity...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Flyers let their fans take a shot and score COVID-19 immunity. That's the goal, anyway. Philadelphia Flyers fans also scored free tickets for the 2021-22 season as part of a push to take the COVID-19 vaccine before Monday...

 2021-05-10 23:53 

Yonhap News

(2nd LD) Source, destination of illicit weapons seized at sea still under investigation: Kirby...

(ATTN: MODIFIES 5th para; RESTRUCTURES)By Byun Duk-kun WASHINGTON, May 10 (Yonhap) -- Th......

 2021-05-10 23:51 

Yonhap News

Lessons learned from poor stretch helping young KBO ace in breakout season...

SEOUL, May 11 (Yonhap) -- Pitching in his second season for the Samsung Lions in 2020, rig......

 2021-05-10 23:31 

The Mainichi

Czechs light nearly 30,000 candles to honor COVID-19 victims...
 2021-05-10 23:31 

The Mainichi

Environment Minister Koizumi undergoes surgery for appendicitis...
 2021-05-10 23:31 

The Mainichi

US restores transgender health protections denied by Trump...
 2021-05-10 23:31 

The Mainichi

Suga adviser under fire for downplaying COVID-19 situation in Japan...
 2021-05-10 23:31 

The Mainichi

Virus limits former Japan leprosy patient's efforts for society with no discrimination...
 2021-05-10 23:30 

Yonhap News

N. Korea says U.S. offer to explain outcome of policy review 'well received'...

WASHINGTON, May 10 (Yonhap) -- North Korea is said to have acknowledged a recent U.S. offe......

 2021-05-10 23:17 

China Post

Hamas launches new attack on Israel after Jerusalem clashes...

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Hamas militant group on Monday launched a rare rocket strike on Jerusalem after hundreds of Palestinians were hurt in clashes with Israeli police at an iconic mosque, as tensions in the holy city pushed the region closer to full...

 2021-05-10 23:16 

China Post

Great Lakes water surge eases after 2 record-setting years...

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A spell of dry, mild weather is giving the Great Lakes a break after two years of high water that has shattered records and heavily damaged shoreline roads and homes, officials said Monday. Although still above normal, th...

 2021-05-10 23:16 

China Post

California man charged with using COVID loans to buy Ferrari...

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California man has pleaded not guilty to charges he obtained $5 million in federal coronavirus-relief loans for phony businesses and then used the money for lavish vacations and to buy a Ferrari, Bentley and Lamborgh...

 2021-05-10 23:15 

Yonhap News

Doubleugames Q1 net profit up 23.4 pct to 39.7 bln won...

SEOUL, May 11 (Yonhap) -- Doubleugames Co. on Tuesday reported its first-quarter net incom......

 2021-05-10 23:15 

China Post

Federal bill to address criminal jurisdiction in Oklahoma...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Two of the most powerful Native American tribes in Oklahoma said Monday they've reached an agreement on federal legislation that would address concerns over criminal jurisdiction in light of a recent U.S. Supreme Court decis...

 2021-05-10 23:15 

China Post

Vatican warns US bishops over get-tough Communion proposals...

The head of the Vatican's doctrine office is warning U.S. bishops to deliberate carefully and minimize divisions before proceeding with a possible plan to rebuke Roman Catholic politicians such as President Joe Biden for receiving Communion even thoug...

 2021-05-10 23:13 

China Post

Tyson raising pay to keep up as US chicken demand soars...

Tyson Foods says it's raising wages to combat absenteeism and worker turnover at its plants as U.S. demand for chicken soars. The Springdale, Arkansas-based company, which processes 20% of U.S. beef, chicken and pork, said Monday that absentee rates a...

 2021-05-10 23:13 

China Post

The Latest: Michigan poised to ease rules on in-office work...

LANSING, Mich. — Michigan has passed a 55% coronavirus vaccination rate, a benchmark that will lead to the easing of in-office work restrictions in two weeks. Employers currently must prohibit onsite work if an employee's job can feasibly be don...

 2021-05-10 23:13 

China Post

NHL's Canadian teams likely to keep COVID-19 protocols...

TORONTO (AP) — Life is starting to shift back to normal in the National Hockey League — just not for players in Canada. The NHL eased some of its COVID-19 health and safety protocols over the weekend for clubs that have been fully vaccinated. ...

 2021-05-10 23:10 

South China Morning Post

Coronavirus: Chinese firms see surge in demand from India for medical oxygen devices...

Chinese companies have seen a spike in demand from India for medical oxygen equipment after Beijing pledged to mobilise support for the country as it struggles with a worsening Covid-19 crisis.China is the world's biggest manufacturer of oxygen concen...

 2021-05-10 23:00 

South China Morning Post

How is China's Communist Party structured?...

This is the second in the South China Morning Post's series of explainers about China's Communist Party, in the lead-up to the party's 100th anniversary in July. In this piece, Jane Cai explains how the second-largest political party in the wo...

 2021-05-10 22:43 

China Post

Pfizer COVID-19 shot expanded to US children as young as 12...

COVID-19 vaccines finally are headed for more kids as U.S. regulators on Monday expanded use of Pfizer's shot to those as young as 12, sparking a race to protect middle and high school students before they head back to class in the fall. Shots could b...

 2021-05-10 22:43 

China Post

The Latest: Alabama to end virus unemployment boosts...

MONTGOMERY, Ala.—Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced Monday that Alabama will be the latest U.S. state to halt pandemic-related unemployment boosts, including the additional $300 benefit from the federal government. Ivey cites an increase in job posting...

 2021-05-10 22:41 

South China Morning Post

US authorises Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine for children aged 12 to 15...

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Monday authorised the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for children aged 12 to 15 years old.Acting FDA commissioner Janet Woodcock described the move as a "significant step in the fight against t...

 2021-05-10 22:35 

Nikkei Asian Review

Fanuc regains earning muscle but grapples with investment burden...

TOKYO -- Industrial robot maker Fanuc enjoyed an uptick in earnings last fiscal year, but it has yet to regain its highs from last decade as investmen...

 2021-05-10 22:17 

China Post

Coyotes expecting more changes after missing playoffs again...

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona general manager Bill Armstrong opted to stand pat at the NHL trade deadline, believing the Coyotes had the right roster to make the playoffs. When they came up short yet again, the Coyotes made a big change, firing coa...

 2021-05-10 22:17 

China Post

McCarthy sets Wednesday vote on Liz Cheney leadership ouster...

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy set a Wednesday vote for removing Rep. Liz Cheney from her Republican leadership post in the chamber, saying it was clear that he and his GOP colleagues "need to make a change." McCarthy...

 2021-05-10 22:16 

China Post

Youngkin leads after 3 rounds in Virginia GOP governor race...

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Political newcomer Glenn Youngkin led the field after the initial rounds of balloting from Virginia Republicans choosing a gubernatorial nominee, but fell short of a majority needed to clinch the nomination. More than 30,000...

 2021-05-10 22:16 

China Post

Bill would extend state takeover of Atlantic City by 4 years...

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's takeover of most of Atlantic City's major decision-making power may be extended for another four years. Assemblyman Vince Mazzeo, a Democrat who says he worked with Gov. Phil Murphy and Senate Presiden...

 2021-05-10 22:16 

China Post

EXPLAINER: Why the Colonial Pipeline hack matters...

NEW YORK (AP) — A cyberattack on a critical U.S. pipeline is sending ripple effects across the economy, highlighting cybersecurity vulnerabilities in the nation's aging energy infrastructure. The Colonial Pipeline, which delivers about 45% of th...

 2021-05-10 22:16 

China Post

Qatar ruler in Saudi Arabia for first time since rift eased...

JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Qatar's ruling emir is visiting Saudi Arabia on Monday for the first time since signing a declaration with the kingdom and other Arab Gulf states to ease a years-long rift and end an embargo that had frayed ties among...

 2021-05-10 22:15 

China Post

Senate votes to require regular audit of Louisiana elections...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana Senate voted Monday to require regular audits of the state's elections by the legislative auditor, a measure pushed by Republicans who said they wanted to ensure people have confidence in election results. T...

 2021-05-10 22:15 

China Post

Michigan hits 55% vaccine rate, will end remote work rule...

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan on Monday surpassed a 55% COVID-19 vaccination rate, reaching a milestone that will lead to the automatic easing of in-person work restrictions in two weeks. Employers currently must prohibit onsite work if employees&#...

 2021-05-10 22:14 

China Post

Mexican mothers march in capital for disappeared children...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hundreds of people observed Mothers Day in Mexico's capital Monday by marching to demand authorities find their missing children. Participants chanted slogans like "Where are our children, where are they?" and "Chi...

 2021-05-10 22:14 

China Post

The Latest: DC to allow full capacity for sports in June...

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ As coronavirus restrictions ease in the nation's capital, the Washington city government says sports stadiums can have spectators at full capacity as of June 11. Tha...

 2021-05-10 22:00 

Yonhap News

(EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on May 11)...

Promises to keep President Moon Jae-in's special address on Monday to mark his four......

 2021-05-10 21:59 

Yonhap News

(EDITORIAL from Korea Times on May 11)...

Lay legal groundwork It is necessary to protect cryptocurrency investors Rep. Lee Yong......

 2021-05-10 21:59 

Yonhap News

(EDITORIAL from Korea Herald on May 11)...

Crisis in chip industry Samsung Electronics shakes as U.S. seeks to rebuild supply chain......

 2021-05-10 21:59 

Yonhap News

Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers...

SEOUL, May 11 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspa......

 2021-05-10 21:43 

South China Morning Post

Russian spy unit suspected of directed-energy attacks on US personnel...

This story is published in a content partnership with POLITICO. It was originally reported by Lara Seligman and Andrew Desiderio on politico.com on May 10, 2021.US officials suspect that a notorious Russian spy agency may be behind alleged attacks that ar...

 2021-05-10 21:42 

China Post

The Latest: California man accused of virus relief fraud...

IRVINE, Calif. — Prosecutors say a Southern California man has pleaded not guilty to charges he obtained $5 million in federal coronavirus-relief loans for phony businesses and then used the money for lavish vacations and to buy a Ferrari, a Bentley...

 2021-05-10 21:39 

Nikkei Asian Review

Xi ramps up purge of former military-industrial chiefs...

BEIJING -- Chinese President Xi Jinping has been targeting former and sitting executives in the country's military-industrial complex, including those...

 2021-05-10 21:33 

Ecns.cn

Isolation lines to be set up on Mt. Qomolangma summit...

Stricter measures will be adopted on the north slope of Mt. Qomolangma to prevent the spread of COVID-19....

 2021-05-10 21:31 

The Mainichi

Haiku in English: May 11, 2021...
 2021-05-10 21:30 

The Mainichi

UN council meets on Jerusalem violence, considers statement...
 2021-05-10 21:30 

The Mainichi

EU: Pandemic measures to total about $5.85 trillion...
 2021-05-10 21:20 

China Post

FAA seeks fines against more misbehaving airline passengers...

Federal officials said Monday they are pursuing civil penalties against two more passengers for interfering with airline crews, the latest in a surge of such cases in recent months. The Federal Aviation Administration said it is continuing to take a zero-...

 2021-05-10 21:18 

China Post

Pulisic, McKennie, Adams, Dest on US Nations League roster...

MIAMI (AP) — Christian Pulisic is among 29 Europe-based players on the 40-man U.S. preliminary roster announced Monday for the CONCACAF Nations League semifinal against Honduras on June 3. Weston McKennie, Tyler Adams, Sergio Dest and Gio Reyna also...

 2021-05-10 21:18 

Ecns.cn

Gonggar Airport in Tibet opens 10 new stands, one cargo station...

With the Flight 3U8817 of Sichuan Airlines gliding into Stand 16 on Sunday, 10 newly built stands at Terminal 3 of Gonggar Airport in Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region were officially put in use....

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