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 2019-12-09 16:31 

China Post

World Trade Organization in trouble: What you need to know...

Why is the WTO in trouble? The World Trade Organization, the international body that regulates the global trade in goods, services and intellectual property, is facing a major crisis in its dispute resolution process. The WTO's appeals body, which has...

 2019-12-09 16:27 

Ecns.cn

Macao's residential property price index edges down 0.1 pct...

The overall residential property price index of Macao from August to October 2019 decreased 0.1 percent to 267.4 over the previous period from July to September 2019, the special administrative region's statistic department said on Sunday....

 2019-12-09 16:25 

Ecns.cn

FBI says investigating Florida naval base shooting as 'act of terrorism'...

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) said Sunday that they are investigating a deadly shooting by a Saudi national at a naval base in Florida as "an act of terrorism."...

 2019-12-09 16:16 

China Post

Smart devices score poor marks on recycling...

Tucked away inside your phone, tablet, laptop or even TV, is a wealth of valuable materials. And mostly, when the device kicks the bucket, these treasures stay locked inside, languishing forgotten in a draw or festering in the depths of a landfill site. E...

 2019-12-09 16:16 

China Post

New discovery could spell end to seasonal flu...

Immunologist Ali Ellebedy was working on a study analyzing the immune response to flu infection in humans. During his research, he spotted a new type of powerful antibody in a blood sample from a patient infected with human influenza virus. Ellebedy then ...

 2019-12-09 16:14 

Ecns.cn

Leung Chun-ying says violence has 'changed in nature' as Hong Kong police seize pistol, bullets...

Leung Chun-ying has said that the nature of the "black violence" in Hong Kong has changed, as the Hong Kong police seized a handgun related to the recent unrest for the first time....

 2019-12-09 16:12 

Ecns.cn

China holds press conference on Xinjiang's stability and development...

The State Council Information Office is holding a press conference on issues on Xinjiang's stability and development. Four local officials including Shohrat Zakir, chairman of the Xinjiang regional government, are briefing the media on the situation....

 2019-12-09 16:12 

Taipei Times

US lawmakers scorn Saudi program...
 2019-12-09 16:12 

Taipei Times

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Lymphoma therapy and hepatitis B relapse linked...
 2019-12-09 16:12 

Taipei Times

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2020 Elections: Candidates draw ballot numbers...
 2019-12-09 16:11 

Taipei Times

Tsai tells US official of trade deal hopes...
 2019-12-09 16:11 

Taipei Times

Export, import growth may signal recovery: ministry...
 2019-12-09 16:11 

Taipei Times

Mexico rejects 'disadvantageous' US steel, aluminum trade deal proposals...
 2019-12-09 16:11 

Taipei Times

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Bureau marks the arrival of record-setting Japanese...
 2019-12-09 16:11 

Taipei Times

Simmons steers Windies to series-leveling victory...
 2019-12-09 16:11 

Taipei Times

N Korea opens ski resort and spa in tourism push...
 2019-12-09 16:11 

Taipei Times

Accountants fighting over democracy in HK...
 2019-12-09 16:11 

Taipei Times

Russia to miss Tokyo Olympics...
 2019-12-09 16:11 

Taipei Times

Red-hot Vardy fires Foxes to club record win...
 2019-12-09 16:11 

Taipei Times

Climate expected to harm Singapore's strong food security...
 2019-12-09 16:11 

Taipei Times

Arms sales worldwide up nearly 5 percent: report...
 2019-12-09 16:11 

Taipei Times

Asian earnings outlook bullish...
 2019-12-09 16:11 

Taipei Times

Adimmune pins hopes on CDC deal...
 2019-12-09 16:11 

Taipei Times

Financial sector likely to register record profit: Koo...
 2019-12-09 16:10 

RTHK News

Sweden charges former envoy over bookseller role...

Sweden's former envoy to Beijing is to go on trial for overstepping her duties by trying to negotiate the release of a Chinese-Swedish dissident held......

 2019-12-09 16:09 

Taipei Times

'Old man' Trump is 'bluffing,' North Korean official says...
 2019-12-09 16:07 

Taipei Times

Yuanta Life wins auction to develop land in Taipei...

Yuanta Life Insurance Co () yesterday won an auction for superfices rights to develop a plot in Taipei for NT$5.33 billion (US$174.74 million), nearly 30 percent more than the asking price, the National Property Bureau said....

 2019-12-09 16:06 

Ecns.cn

Ding Junhui wins third UK Championship...

China's top snooker player Ding Junhui clinched his third UK Championship title, defeating Stephen Maguire 10-6 in York on Sunday....

 2019-12-09 16:05 

Taipei Times

Meet Ali Milani, 25, Boris Johnson's biggest challenger...

Ali Milani did not speak English when he came to Britain from Iran at the age of five. Twenty years later, he is the biggest individual threat to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson at this week's election....

 2019-12-09 16:05 

Taipei Times

Marin to become world's youngest PM...

At just 34 years old, Sanna Marin is about to make history as she becomes the world's youngest prime minister....

 2019-12-09 16:05 

Taipei Times

Tesco considers sale of Thailand, Malaysia units...

Britain's biggest supermarket chain, Tesco PLC, is considering the sale of its operations in Thailand and Malaysia as it refocuses on its domestic business amid mounting challenges in the core UK market....

 2019-12-09 16:05 

Taipei Times

Firemen hailed as heroes in New Delhi horror blaze...

Two firemen who rescued 27 people were hailed as heroes yesterday after New Delhi's deadliest fire in decades killed 43 people, prompting outrage that safety regulations were yet again ignored....

 2019-12-09 16:05 

Taipei Times

Saudis ease gender segregation...

Women in Saudi Arabia will no longer need to use separate entrances from men or sit behind partitions at restaurants in the latest measure announced by the government that upends a major hallmark of conservative restrictions that has been in place for dec...

 2019-12-09 16:05 

Taipei Times

PC monitor shipment growth to grind to halt...

Growth in shipments of PC monitors is to grind to a halt this quarter following a 5.8 percent year-on-year increase to 23.73 million units last quarter, Taipei-based Digitimes Research said in a report on Thursday last week....

 2019-12-09 16:05 

Taipei Times

Garoppolo's four TD passes help 49ers beat Saints...

Jimmy Garoppolo on Sunday decisively delivered a fourth-down pass to George Kittle with time running out and the veteran tight end vigorously galloped up the sideline, embracing an opportunity to defiantly jerk his head back and forth as a Saints defender...

 2019-12-09 16:05 

Taipei Times

Pedestrians and cyclists are certain to collide...

It would be hard to imagine a cycling event with men, women, children and the elderly walking on the race track with competitors whizzing by, yet this is precisely what happens in Taipei's riverside parks....

 2019-12-09 16:05 

Taipei Times

US says Apple accused had missile file...

When US prosecutors charged an Apple Inc engineer in January with stealing trade secrets for a Chinese start-up, a search of his home turned up something else, they said: a classified file from the Patriot missile program that belonged to his former emplo...

 2019-12-09 16:05 

Taipei Times

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Air Clean group calls for stricter PM10 standards...

Environmental group Air Clean Taiwan yesterday called on lawmakers to set stricter standards for monitoring PM10, particulate matter measuring up to 10 micrometers in diameter, in Taiwan....

 2019-12-09 16:05 

Taipei Times

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2020 Elections: TPP unveils memorabilia sets priced at NT$2,020...

The Taiwan People's Party (TPP) yesterday unveiled two limited-edition sets of campaign memorabilia, each including a T-shirt, a cap, a towel, and an eco-friendly canvas bag and beverage cup bag....

 2019-12-09 16:05 

Taipei Times

Five dead, many more missing in NZ eruption...

A volcanic island in New Zealand yesterday erupted in a tower of ash and steam while dozens of tourists were exploring the moon-like surface, killing five people and leaving many more missing....

 2019-12-09 16:05 

Taipei Times

Hotai Finance Co shares close up 84.91% on debut...

Shares of vehicle financing company Hotai Finance Co () yesterday rose 84.91 percent to close at NT$98 on the first day of trading on the Taiwan Stock Exchange amid optimism over the company's profitability, dealers said....

 2019-12-09 16:05 

Taipei Times

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Taiwan seeks to increase New Southbound visitors...

The government aims to increase visitors to the nation from countries targeted by the New Southbound Policy by 200,000 annually starting next year, sources said on Sunday....

 2019-12-09 16:05 

Taipei Times

China to continue Xinjiang 'training'...

China yesterday defended its vast network of "re-education4; camps in Xinjiang and said it would continue "training" residents, following Chinese government document leaks detailing surveillance and control of the region's Uighur popula...

 2019-12-09 16:05 

Taipei Times

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Infant's case prompts HPV warning...

A recent case of a baby with genital warts can be explained by the transmission of human papillomavirus (HPV) from parents' saliva to damaged skin areas, Taiwan Immunization Vision and Strategy director-general Lee Ping-ying () said yesterday....

 2019-12-09 16:05 

Taipei Times

Davis scores 50 to power Lakers to T-Wolves win...

Anthony Davis hit a long floater with 4 minutes, 39 seconds remaining to reach 50 points for the first time with the Los Angeles Lakers. The shot that got him to the half-century mark was hardly representative of the work that preceded it....

 2019-12-09 16:05 

China Post

Climate crisis slogans with punch...
 2019-12-09 16:05 

Taipei Times

Pedophiles in Australia preying on Filipino poor...

Australian pedophiles are paying as little as A$15 (US$10.24) for children to perform sexual acts online while being filmed in the Philippines, the head of the Australian Federal Police (AFP) team in Manila said....

 2019-12-09 16:05 

Taipei Times

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DPP commemorates 40th year of Formosa Incident...

The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) yesterday held an event at the Grand Hotel in Taipei marking the 40th anniversary of the Formosa Incident, also known as the Kaohsiung Incident....

 2019-12-09 16:05 

Taipei Times

US watchdog expected to find Russia investigation valid, despite errors...

The US Department of Justice's internal watchdog was to release a highly anticipated report yesterday that was expected to reject US President Donald Trump's claims that the Russia investigation was illegitimate and tainted by political bias from ...

 2019-12-09 16:05 

Taipei Times

Sanofi agrees to buy Synthorx to expand in cancer...

French pharma giant Sanofi SA has agreed to buy Synthorx Inc for US$2.5 billion, more than double the US biotech company's last market price, accelerating its push into the field of cancer under new chief executive officer Paul Hudson....

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