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 2020-07-05 02:41 

Ecns.cn

China's A-share market sees robust IPO activity in H1: PwC...

Unaffected by the novel coronavirus outbreak, China's A-share market saw robust initial public offerings (IPOs) activity in the first half of the year, data from global auditing and consultancy firm PwC showed....

 2020-07-05 02:29 

NHK

At least 7 dead in floods in southwestern Japan...

Heavy rain in Kumamoto Prefecture, southwestern Japan, triggered floods and mudslides on Saturday, leaving seven people dead. Authorities say 14 people have no vital signs and four are missing....

 2020-07-05 02:26 

China Post

Trump signs extension of COVID-relief fund for businesses...
 2020-07-05 02:20 

Yonhap News

N. Korean state media refrain from criticizing S. Korea for nearly 2 weeks...

SEOUL, July 5 (Yonhap) -- North Korea's state media outlets have refrained from criti......

 2020-07-05 02:17 

South China Morning Post

[ Asia ]

Rocket with seven satellites 'lost' after launch from New Zealand...

A commercial rocket carrying seven satellites was "lost" after take-off Sunday from a New Zealand launch pad, the owner Rocket Lab said."We lost the flight late into the mission," Peter Beck, Rocket Lab's founder and chief executive, t...

 2020-07-05 02:17 

China Post

Across Sun Belt, hopes for economy give way to renewed fears...
 2020-07-05 02:11 

NHK

Sagrada Familia reopens to frontline workers...

One of Spain's most famous landmarks, the Sagrada Familia basilica in Barcelona, has reopened its doors to visitors after nearly four months of closure due to the coronavirus outbreak....

 2020-07-05 02:05 

The Mainichi

Kaleidoscope of the Heart: Doctors need to remember how it feels to be a patient 2020/7/5...
 2020-07-05 02:05 

The Mainichi

For nation's birthday, Trump slams the enemies within...
 2020-07-05 02:05 

The Mainichi

Rescue operations continue in flood-ravaged southwest Japan...
 2020-07-05 02:05 

The Mainichi

3 firefighters and 1 police officer missing after warehouse fire in central Japan 2020/7/5...
 2020-07-05 02:05 

The Mainichi

Voting under way for Tokyo governorship, virus, Olympics in focus 2020/7/5...
 2020-07-05 02:05 

The Mainichi

Earl Cameron, pioneering British film actor, dies at 102...
 2020-07-05 02:00 

Yonhap News

S. Korean economy tipped to contract this year, but positive growth still possible: report...

SEOUL, July 5 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's economy is widely expected to suffer its firs......

 2020-07-05 02:00 

The Asahi Shimbun

Deep UV-LED renders novel coronavirus 99.9% ineffective : The Asahi Shimbun...

Irradiation from deep ultraviolet LED light renders the novel coronavirus inactive, according to wha...

 2020-07-05 02:00 

The Asahi Shimbun

Fresh Korean Wave sweeping world, powered by Netflix hits : The Asahi Shimbun...

Even a beloved Japanese TV celebrity such as Tetsuko Kuroyanagi could be swept up in the new Korean...

 2020-07-05 01:55 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Sporadic cluster infections push new virus cases above 60 for 3rd day...

(ATTN: ADDS details throughout, photo)By Kang Yoon-seung SEOUL, July 5 (Yonhap) -- South......

 2020-07-05 01:51 

South China Morning Post

Independence Day: Trump on July 4 attacks 'radical left', rails at China's 'secrecy deceptions'...

US President Donald Trump marked Independence Day by promising to defeat the "radical left" and boasting of his handling of the coronavirus, even as cases spike in the US.Washington's mayor urged people to stay away from the evening's fire...

 2020-07-05 01:34 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Charity drive moves Hongkongers to donate HK$10,000 pandemic payout to help needy, neglected groups...

Generous Hongkongers have begun pledging to donate their HK$10,000 (US$1,290) government handout to charity to help those most in need during the economic fallout caused by the coronavirus pandemic.Ken Lung Ken-fung, head of communications at Octopus Card...

 2020-07-05 01:31 

China Post

Stimulus money could pose dilemmas in nursing homes...
 2020-07-05 01:30 

Central News Agency

Earthquakes shake Chiayi, Hualien - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, July 5 (CNA) Two earthquakes shook Taiwan on Sunday morning in different areas of the island, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries....

 2020-07-05 01:22 

Yonhap News

Sporadic cluster infections push new virus cases above 60 for 3rd day...

SEOUL, July 5 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's daily new virus cases stayed above 60 for the......

 2020-07-05 01:20 

Central News Agency

Taiwan headline news - Focus Taiwan...

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

 2020-07-05 01:15 

Yonhap News

Japanese consumer businesses hit hard in S. Korea amid trade row...

SEOUL, July 5 (Yonhap) -- Japanese consumer goods producers in South Korea saw their opera......

 2020-07-05 01:12 

Yonhap News

(URGENT) 21 more people released after full recoveries from coronavirus, total cured patients at 11,832: KCDC...
 2020-07-05 01:11 

Yonhap News

(URGENT) S. Korea reports no additional coronavirus death, total death toll at 283: KCDC...
 2020-07-05 01:11 

Yonhap News

(URGENT) S. Korea reports 61 more cases of new coronavirus, total now at 13,091: KCDC...
 2020-07-05 00:56 

Yonhap News

S. Korea's int'l air passenger traffic dips 98 pct in Q2 amid virus pandemic...

SEOUL, July 5 (Yonhap) -- The number of South Korean international air travelers dipped ne......

 2020-07-05 00:55 

Yonhap News

Gov't fully activates task force on Sino-U.S. row...

SEOUL, July 5 (Yonhap) -- The foreign ministry has fully activated a public-private task f......

 2020-07-05 00:37 

NHK

Global coronavirus cases top 11.1 million...

Researchers at a US university say the number of coronavirus cases worldwide has topped 11.14 million....

 2020-07-05 00:30 

South China Morning Post

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Philippines' OFW crisis: more than 700,000 could lose their jobs due to the coronavirus by year end...

Teodoro Santos* has been waiting for two months in Doha for the flight that will take him and his family home.They all have plane tickets but "the Philippine government has always been cancelling our flights for unknown reasons", he said, leaving ...

 2020-07-05 00:26 

Yonhap News

N.K. paper calls for following through with Kim's order for 'maximum alert' against virus...

SEOUL, July 5 (Yonhap) -- North Korea's main newspaper called Sunday for carrying out......

 2020-07-05 00:20 

NHK

Voting underway to select Tokyo governor...

It's election day in Tokyo. Voters will decide who should govern the capital for the next four years, but this time around there are more face masks and social distancing....

 2020-07-05 00:19 

Ecns.cn

China's young tourists report changing post-epidemic travel preferences...

Chinese tourists born between the mid-90s and the early '00s are still enthusiastic about travel but post changing travel preferences as the COVID-19 epidemic risks wane in China, a report shows....

 2020-07-05 00:05 

The Mainichi

Japan local gov'ts fret over virus spread at shelters after torrential rain...
 2020-07-05 00:05 

The Mainichi

Images of submerged homes, cars in southwest Japan, and rescue calls flood social media 2020/7/5...
 2020-07-05 00:05 

The Mainichi

MLB: Yanks pitcher Masahiro Tanaka alert after hit in head by Stanton blow 2020/7/5...
 2020-07-05 00:05 

The Mainichi

MLB: Determined Shohei Ohtani charging back into 2-way role for Angels...
 2020-07-05 00:00 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Hong Kong must brace for coronavirus quarantine crunch in coming months...

Thousands of Hong Kong residents are expected to return to the city in the coming months from countries deemed to have a higher Covid-19 risk, while many others have already made their way back independently rather than wait for a chartered flight, offici...

 2020-07-05 00:00 

South China Morning Post

India set to pose growing challenge to China at sea...

India is likely to pose an increased challenge to China at sea following their recent confrontation on land, analysts said.Last week, the Indian Navy and Japanese Maritime Self-Defence Force held a joint exercise in the Indian Ocean, as part of the nascen...

 2020-07-04 23:33 

China Post

Bellagio error may be biggest sportsbook loss for Vegas...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The nearly quarter-million dollars in winning wagers reportedly placed at MGM Resorts last Sunday might be the largest sportsbook loss in Las Vegas history on bets made after an event has started. Seven longtime Las Vegas bookmakers...

 2020-07-04 23:15 

South China Morning Post

UK set to phase out Huawei's 5G role within months, British newspaper reports...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to begin phasing out the use of Chinese tech giant Huawei's technology in Britain's 5G network as soon as this year, The Daily Telegraph reported on Saturday.Officials are drawing up proposals to st...

 2020-07-04 23:10 

Ecns.cn

China renews blue alert for rainstorms...

China's national observatory on Saturday renewed a blue alert for rainstorms, as incessant downpours continued to wreak havoc in vast stretches of the country....

 2020-07-04 23:00 

South China Morning Post

[ Asia ]

Singapore election: at halfway mark, campaign presents choice between reliability and diversity in Parliament...

With four days left in a nine-day campaign period, Singapore's July 10 election may boil down to a stark choice between the "reliability and security" offered by the incumbent People's Action Party (PAP) and the diversity represented by th...

 2020-07-04 22:58 

Ecns.cn

Expert says Beijing's way of containing COVID-19 minimizes pandemic impact...

Beijing's way of containing the second wave of COVID-19 recently can minimize the pandemic fallout, an expert has said in an opinion piece posted by the South China Morning Post....

 2020-07-04 22:58 

Nikkei Asian Review

China's Bilibili grows from pirate site to streaming powerhouse...

SHANGHAI -- A horde of live streamers drew 1.78 million viewers to video platform Bilibili as they performed music or engaged in cosplay celebrating c...

 2020-07-04 22:56 

NHK

Police officer, 3 firefighters missing in fire...

Authorities in Shizuoka Prefecture, central Japan, say they have lost contact with three firefighters and a police officer who were dispatched to the site of a fire....

 2020-07-04 22:32 

Japan Times

Rui Hachimura's desire to play outweighs worry as Wizards prepare to resume NBA season...

Going to Orlando to resume the NBA season was a no-brainer for the Wizards' Japanese forward....

 2020-07-04 22:29 

NHK

Heavy rain forecast for western, eastern Japan...

Japan's weather officials are warning of extremely heavy rain through Monday over much of the country's western and eastern regions. They are asking people to be on the alert for possible mudslides and flooding....

 2020-07-04 22:25 

RTHK News

Censorship of books will intensify, localist warns...

One of the authors whose books have disappeared off the shelves of the SAR's public libraries in recent days says this represents the new normal for the city and will intensify. Web searches for a number of titles written by authors such as former Dem...

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