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 2020-07-04 18:16 

NHK

Catalonia locks down area of 200,000 residents...

Spanish authorities have locked down an area in the northeastern region of Catalonia as the number of coronavirus cases is rising there....

 2020-07-04 18:00 

Japan Times

If 2020 wasn't strange enough, printers are staging a comeback...

As many have discovered while working from home, we really do print more than we think....

 2020-07-04 17:54 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Unwanted Japan SDF equipment will be up for . PREMIUM 04:01 pm...
 2020-07-04 17:54 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Highest level heavy rain warning issued for . 12:32 pm...
 2020-07-04 17:53 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Eight European countries lift bans on entry . PREMIUM 01:45 pm...
 2020-07-04 17:51 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Japan's supercomputer Fugaku picks potential. PREMIUM 02:28 pm...
 2020-07-04 17:51 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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All Blacks' Barrett signs on for stint with . PREMIUM 12:50 pm...
 2020-07-04 17:51 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Russia's constitutional amendments hints at maintaining control of northern territories PREMIUM 2:51 pm, July 04, 2020 MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin suggested in a teleconference...
 2020-07-04 17:51 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Remains of earthquake victim returned 9 year. PREMIUM 02:44 pm...
 2020-07-04 17:51 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Keep watchful eyes on coronavirus to prevent second wave of infections PREMIUM 12:24 pm, July 04, 2020 Cases of infection with the new coronavirus exceeded 100 for two consecutive days in Tokyo. Every...
 2020-07-04 17:50 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Highest level rain warning issued for Kagoshima, Kumamoto prefs PREMIUM 4:29 pm, July 04, 2020 The Japan Meteorological Agency issued a heavy rain emergency warning for Kagoshima and Kumamoto prefectu...
 2020-07-04 17:49 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Tanabata: Travelers wish upon a star for end. PREMIUM 02:32 pm...
 2020-07-04 17:49 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Kuma River floods cities after record rainfall PREMIUM 5:16 pm, July 04, 2020 KUMAMOTO — The Kuma River flooded Saturday due to record rainfall in Kumamoto and Kagoshima prefectures, causing ext...
 2020-07-04 17:49 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Springy floor puts bounce in gymnasts' step . PREMIUM 11:32 am...
 2020-07-04 17:49 

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Japanese hotel that underwent 2 coronavirus-related closures reopens its doors PREMIUM 4:40 pm, July 04, 2020 A hotel that accepted Japanese nationals returning from Wuhan, China, following the outbre...
 2020-07-04 17:49 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Reduction of coal power output needs alternative sources for stable supply PREMIUM 12:56 pm, July 04, 2020 Reducing dependence on coal-fired power generation is an international trend, but a stable su...
 2020-07-04 17:49 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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China vessels linger in Japanese territorial waters for 30 hours PREMIUM 1:32 pm, July 04, 2020 Two Chinese government vessels sailed and drifted in Japanese territorial waters off the Senkaku Islands...
 2020-07-04 17:49 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Cuts to coal power amid international critic. PREMIUM 11:55 am...
 2020-07-04 17:41 

Japan Times

Indians will look into changing name amid pressure...

Amid new pressure sparked by a national movement to correct racial wrongdoings, the Cleveland Indians said they will review their long-debated nickname."We are committed to ......

 2020-07-04 17:21 

Ecns.cn

Chinese shuttler Lin Dan announces retirement...

Chinese badminton great Lin Dan announced his retirement on social media Saturday by ending his 20-year glorious national team career....

 2020-07-04 17:21 

Ecns.cn

WHO urges countries to "wake up," "take control" of COVID-19...

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday urged countries hit by coronavirus disease to "wake up" to the pandemic situation on the ground and to "take control" of the spread of the virus....

 2020-07-04 17:10 

China Post

The Latest: South Africa reports record daily infections...
 2020-07-04 17:00 

Japan Times

Japan's fussy food shoppers finally go online amid pandemic...

Although the nation's e-commerce development lags behind that of its peers, COVID-19 has prompted a rise in buyers ordering from home....

 2020-07-04 16:59 

South China Morning Post

Zurich zookeeper killed by Siberian tiger in front of visitors...

A female Siberian tiger attacked and killed a 55-year-old zookeeper at Zurich's zoo on Saturday, the authorities said.Rescue crews were unable to save the woman, who died on the spot. A park visitor reported the attack and zoo staff lured the five-yea...

 2020-07-04 16:53 

China Post

Trump, Biden fight for primacy on social media platforms...
 2020-07-04 16:42 

NHK

Pubs reopen in England after 3-month lockdown...

Pubs have reopened in England with strict social distancing rules after three months of coronavirus lockdown....

 2020-07-04 16:41 

Ecns.cn

China's Hubei reports 3 asymptomatic COVID-19 cases...

Three asymptomatic cases of COVID-19 were reported in central China's Hubei Province Friday, while no new confirmed or suspected cases were reported, the provincial health commission said Saturday....

 2020-07-04 16:04 

Japan Times

Tokyo reports around 130 COVID-19 cases as number tops 100 for third-straight day...

Saturday's count comes as a growing number of the infections among young people have been traced to host and hostess bars and other nightlife destinations....

 2020-07-04 16:03 

NHK

Tokyo voters to select governor on Sunday...

People in Tokyo will head to the polls on Sunday to decide who should govern the Japanese capital for the next four years....

 2020-07-04 15:51 

Japan Times

North Korea says it has no plans for nuclear talks with U.S....

North Korea on Saturday reiterated it has no immediate plans to resume nuclear negotiations with the United States unless Washington discards what it describes as ......

 2020-07-04 15:51 

South China Morning Post

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Hong Kong protests: five opposition figures get temporary court order to stop police accessing their phones...

Five opposition figures charged over unauthorised assemblies in Hong Kong last year have obtained a temporary court order to prevent police from accessing their phones.The High Court issued the order on Saturday following an emergency hearing requested by...

 2020-07-04 15:48 

Ecns.cn

Canada's comments on HKSAR national security law grossly interferes in China's internal affairs: Chinese embassy...

Canada made unwarranted comments on the Law of the People's Republic of China on Safeguarding National Security in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), grossly interfering in China's internal affairs, a spokesperson of the Chinese ...

 2020-07-04 15:47 

Japan Times

Donald Trump Jr.'s girlfriend, Kimberly Guilfoyle, tests positive for the coronavirus...

The girlfriend of U.S. President Donald Trump's eldest son has tested positive for coronavirus, media reported Friday.Kimberly Guilfoyle, a former Fox News television personality who ......

 2020-07-04 15:35 

NHK

Tokyo cases top 100 for 3rd straight day...

Tokyo government says 131 new coronavirus cases were confirmed in the capital on Saturday. That's the highest since the state of emergency was lifted on May 25. It marks the third straight day with over 100 cases and brings Tokyo's total to 6,654....

 2020-07-04 15:33 

Japan Times

Japan's Fugaku supercomputer, world's fastest, narrows down COVID-19 drug candidates...

Developed by Fujitsu and state-backed Riken, the machine spent 10 days sorting through 2,128 drugs and picked dozens that might work on the deadly virus....

 2020-07-04 15:30 

Nikkei Asian Review

France and Italy remove travel restrictions on Japan...

TOKYO/LONDON -- France, Italy and a number of European countries have relaxed entry restrictions from Japan, Nikkei has learned.As of Saturday, the tw...

 2020-07-04 15:30 

Nikkei Asian Review

Tepco to reuse Chinese EV batteries for energy storage...

TOKYO -- Japanese utility Tokyo Electric Power Co. Holdings will launch a storage battery business utilizing used electric-vehicle batteries from Chin...

 2020-07-04 15:20 

NHK

Volcanic eruptions cause Nishinoshima to expand...

Japanese researchers say recent volcanic activity on Nishinoshima has caused the remote island in the Pacific to increase in size....

 2020-07-04 15:16 

Japan Times

Japan considering deploying two more destroyers to offset scrapped Aegis Ashore plan...

The proposal also calls for GSDF personnel to take on some of the duties aboard the new vessels, as the MSDF grapples with a shortage ......

 2020-07-04 15:13 

Japan Times

Turkish jet suspect testifies he cooperated with Carlos Ghosn escape under duress...

MNG Jet's operations manager said he heard "screams of joy" in the background while being told the ex-Nissan boss was on board....

 2020-07-04 15:12 

South China Morning Post

Beer flows again as England's pubs reopen after coronavirus lockdown...

Some of the beer may be stale from sitting in kegs for over three months, but Britons were still eager to sip it on Saturday as England reopened its beloved pubs and lifted a wave of other coronavirus restrictions."We've been waiting for three of ...

 2020-07-04 14:52 

Japan Times

Two U.S. aircraft carriers enter South China Sea as China conducts its own military exercises...

Drills by carriers seen as part of a concerted effort by Washington to reassure partners in the region and counter Beijing's moves in the disputed ......

 2020-07-04 14:36 

Japan Times

Paint schemes go political as NASCAR season heats up...

Many a fan is quick to insist they do not like politics in their sports — no kneeling, no raised fists, no T-shirt messages. Just ......

 2020-07-04 14:33 

South China Morning Post

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National security law: Hong libraries pull books by some localist and democracy activists for review...

Hong Kong libraries have taken at least nine titles written by localist or democracy advocates out of circulation pending a review of whether the books run afoul of the new national security law.Bar Association chairman Philip Dykes called the move alarmi...

 2020-07-04 14:27 

China Post

K-State players end threat of boycott over Floyd tweet...
 2020-07-04 14:23 

Japan Times

JR Central gives up on 2027 maglev launch after Shizoka stands up for farmers...

The governor's decision means the railway's futuristic maglev line won't get off the ground in 2027 as planned and Shizuoka's tea and orange farmers can ......

 2020-07-04 14:14 

NHK

Heavyl rain batters southern Japan...

Flooding in parts of southern Japan caused by torrential rain has inundated many residential areas. Authorities say over 15 people have no vital signs and others are missing....

 2020-07-04 14:11 

South China Morning Post

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Everybody loves kung fu fighting with China these days, it seems...

Has anyone noticed the recurring martial arts theme when it comes to China versus the world these days?First we have the whole fallout over "kung flu", a racial slur against Chinese people and Asians by extension that US President Donald Trump has...

 2020-07-04 14:07 

Japan Times

Nairo Quintana hit by car during training ride in Colombia...

Two-time Grand Tour winner Nairo Quintana was hit by a car while on his cycle training in Colombia, his team said on Friday."Nairo Quintana was ......

 2020-07-04 14:00 

South China Morning Post

US Peace Corps' exit from China cuts valued channel of Sino-American dialogue...

As conflicts over trade, technology and civil liberties dominate US-China relations, a long-standing cultural and educational bridge between the two countries has been quietly dismantled with the US Peace Corps ending its operations in China.Each summer s...

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