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 2020-07-04 11:10 

NHK

Heavy rain, flooding hits Southern Japan...

Authorities say over 10 people are without vital signs and others are missing, after torrential rains and flooding hit parts of southern Japan....

 2020-07-04 11:09 

RTHK News

Mainland group in transit limbo heads back to Dubai...

Ten mainland travellers who were left in a limbo at the airport for days last month before being moved to a quarantine centre is to be flown back to Dubai, the place they had arrived from.The plight of the group had made the headlines after it was reveale...

 2020-07-04 11:00 

Korea Herald

Govt. fully activates task force on Sino-US row...

The foreign ministry has fully activated a public-private task force set up to explore South Korea's security and economic strategies in the face of a growing rivalry between the United States and China, officials said Sunday. The task force, compri...

 2020-07-04 11:00 

Japan Times

Redskins to have 'thorough review' of name...

Native American advocacy groups have tried for decades to force a change....

 2020-07-04 11:00 

South China Morning Post

China on higher alert as floods hit and climate change promises more extreme weather...

More than 700,000 people have been evacuated in southern China after a month of torrential rain caused severe flooding.The flood alarm in the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River was raised from level four to three on Saturday, with authorities w...

 2020-07-04 10:59 

Japan Times

U.S. heads into Independence Day besieged by virus as Europe reopens...

Another record number of coronavirus cases overshadowed the start of America's Independence Day weekend Friday as the surge in infections prompted Britain to blacklist travelers ......

 2020-07-04 10:39 

NHK

Abe: No need to declare emergency again...

Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo says there is no need to declare a state of emergency again despite rising numbers of coronavirus infections....

 2020-07-04 10:32 

The Asahi Shimbun

15 feared dead, 13 listed as missing in Kyushu after heavy rains : The Asahi Shimbun...

At least 15 people in Kumamoto Prefecture were feared dead and 13 others missing as torrential rains...

 2020-07-04 10:30 

Korea Herald

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

North Korea's main newspaper called Sunday for carrying out leader Kim Jong-un's order that the country exercise "maximum alert" against the coronavirus pandemic. Kim issued the order during a politburo meeting Thursday, warning that prema...

 2020-07-04 10:30 

China Post

Three marines in intensive care after Hanguang accident...
 2020-07-04 10:30 

South China Morning Post

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Hong Kong's home buyers are back in droves at CK Asset's Sea To Sky project as they shrug aside political concerns...

Hong Kong's homebuyers turned out in droves for the second consecutive weekend to snap up the most expensive flats to launch in Lohas Park in two years, shrugging aside concerns about large financial commitments even after the enactment of a security ...

 2020-07-04 10:10 

China Post

As Texas reverses course on masks, GOP digs in on convention...
 2020-07-04 10:04 

The Mainichi

Baseball: SoftBank Hawks' veteran Wada gets 1st win...
 2020-07-04 10:04 

The Mainichi

Japanese supercomputer finds 30 existing drugs potentially effective to treat COVID-19 2020/7/4...
 2020-07-04 10:04 

The Mainichi

Japanese island volcano active since June belches smoke reaching 8,300 meters 2020/7/4...
 2020-07-04 10:04 

The Mainichi

Soccer: J-League top flight resumes after 4-month virus delay...
 2020-07-04 10:04 

The Mainichi

More fireworks in Americans' hands for July 4 raises risks...
 2020-07-04 10:04 

The Mainichi

South Africa reports record daily infections...
 2020-07-04 10:04 

The Mainichi

Jimmie Johnson 1st NASCAR driver to test positive for virus...
 2020-07-04 10:04 

The Mainichi

Scuba diver killed in Australia shark attack...
 2020-07-04 10:04 

The Mainichi

14 people with no vital signs found at nursery home in Kumamoto after heavy rain...
 2020-07-04 10:04 

The Mainichi

Osaka mistakenly pays one-off coronavirus cash handout to same person twice 2020/7/4...
 2020-07-04 10:04 

The Mainichi

Critics of US-Taliban deal say militants can't be trusted...
 2020-07-04 10:03 

The Asahi Shimbun

LDP policy group seeks to cancel Xi state visit over new security law : The Asahi Shimbun...

A policy group within the ruling Liberal Democratic Party drew up a draft resolution criticizing Ch...

 2020-07-04 10:00 

South China Morning Post

After India bans China's TikTok, border row 'could weaponise phones and pharma'...

Mobile phones and pharmaceutical products may be the target of future trade actions by India and China as their border row grinds on, analysts say, widening an economic rift that has been growing for years.India has stepped up its action against Chinese t...

 2020-07-04 09:57 

Central News Agency

TSMC to issue NT$13.9 billion in bonds to fund production expansion - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, July 4 (CNA) Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the world's largest contract chipmaker, will issue NT$13.9 billion (US$470 million) in unsecured bonds soon to help fund its plan to expand production capacity....

 2020-07-04 09:53 

Nikkei Asian Review

Bilibili transforms from anime pirate site to streaming boss...

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 09:36 

Japan Times

Fuji TV had deal with 'Terrace House' cast on how scenes played out...

Fuji Television said Friday that it had a written agreement with cast members of its popular reality show "Terrace House" concerning how scenes would be ......

 2020-07-04 09:25 

NHK

15 people without vital signs in southern Japan...

Torrential rains have battered parts of southern Japan. Flooding is causing havoc in many residential areas.Authorities say over 10 people have been found with no vital signs while others are missing....

 2020-07-04 09:22 

NHK

N.Korea diplomat: No need to meet US...

A top North Korean diplomat says the country feels no need to hold further talks with the United States and accuses the US of using summit talks only as a political tool....

 2020-07-04 09:14 

Yonhap News

Ex-teammates of late triathlete set to come forward with more abuse allegations...

SEOUL, July 4 (Yonhap) -- Former teammates of a late triathlete who claimed to have endure......

 2020-07-04 09:05 

RTHK News

Libraries pull off some books by political figures...

Hong Kong public libraries have suspended the lending of several titles written by political figures, days after the national security law came into effect. Several books written by activist Joshua Wong, localist Wan Chin and Civic Party lawmaker Tanya Ch...

 2020-07-04 09:01 

China Post

Venezuela sanctions set off fight for 'plundered' oil cargo...
 2020-07-04 09:00 

Japan Times

Grappling with the 'American idea' from across the Pacific...

Tokyoites with close connections to the United States express empathy for the present and optimism for the future of the country....

 2020-07-04 08:57 

Nikkei Asian Review

Telework boom pushes Japan's business card culture to go digital...

TOKYO -- The new coronavirus is upending one of Japan's most basic business conventions -- the exchange of business cards.A drastic reduction in the n...

 2020-07-04 08:52 

South China Morning Post

US lighting company Alpan joins an exodus of manufacturers leaving China to get around higher tariffs from trade war...

Alpan Lighting Products, a US manufacturer of solar lamps, is shifting production from China to Indonesia, joining droves of companies looking to escape higher tariffs triggered by the trade war with the US.PT CDS Asia, a unit of Alpan, will invest US$14 ...

 2020-07-04 08:52 

Central News Agency

Chinese military aircraft enters Taiwan's ADIZ - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, July 4 (CNA) A Chinese military aircraft entered Taiwan's southwest air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Saturday, before being chased off by Taiwanese patrol planes, according to the Air Force Command Headquarters....

 2020-07-04 08:42 

Central News Agency

Landing drill accident caused by surge waves: Navy - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, July 4 (CNA) The capsizing of a boat Friday during a Navy landing drill was caused by an unexpected surge of waves, Taiwan's military said Saturday, citing the initial findings of an investigation into the accident that left three soldiers cri...

 2020-07-04 08:39 

Japan Times

Heavy rains trigger evacuation orders for 75,000 in Kumamoto and Kagoshima...

The Meteorological Agency raised its heavy rain warnings to the highest level shortly before 5 a.m — the first time the agency had ever done ......

 2020-07-04 08:35 

NHK

14 without vital signs at Kumamoto nursing home...

The governor of Kumamoto Prefecture in southern Japan says 14 people have been found without vital signs at a nursing home for the elderly. That comes amid heavy flooding in the region....

 2020-07-04 08:34 

Guangming Online

Chinese badminton legend 'Super Dan' retires(1)...

China's Lin Dan taps his racket after winning his first-round match against Vietnam's Nguyen Tien Minh at the world championships in Basel, Switzerland. Fifteen hours later, Lin's campaign was over following a loss to India's HS Prannoy.Ch...

 2020-07-04 08:29 

NHK

2 US aircraft carriers in South China Sea drill...

The US Navy says two of its aircraft carriers are taking part in exercises in the South China Sea at the same time as China is holding drills in the area....

 2020-07-04 08:28 

The Asahi Shimbun

EDITORIAL: Public naturally anxious about COVID-19 amid lack of a strategy : The Asahi Shimbun...

For two days in a row, Tokyo reported more than 100 new cases of the novel coronavirus, and there ar...

 2020-07-04 08:25 

Guangming Online

China launches emergency response to floods...

The State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters has dispatched work teams to the provinces of Hunan, Hubei, and Anhui to guide relief work, the ministry said....

 2020-07-04 08:21 

Yonhap News

U.S. nuclear envoy to visit S. Korea, Japan next week: source...

SEOUL, July 4 (Yonhap) -- The top U.S. envoy for North Korea will visit South Korea and Ja......

 2020-07-04 08:20 

Guangming Online

Actors perform at "Theater In Park" in Vienna, Austria(1)...

Actors perform at...

 2020-07-04 08:19 

Guangming Online

China's FAST telescope detects extragalactic neutral hydrogen for dark matter study...

BEIJING, July 3 (Xinhua) -- In a significant astronomical breakthrough, scientists have detected the neutral hydrogen line emission from extragalactic galaxies for the first time with the help of the world's largest radio telescope, which could help e...

 2020-07-04 08:14 

Guangming Online

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 08:08 

Central News Agency

Eslite to close bookstore in China's Shenzhen City in December - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, July 4 (CNA) Eslite Spectrum Corp., a major bookstore chain in Taiwan, has announced plans to close one of its two outlets in China at the end of the year, citing the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and other factors....

 2020-07-04 08:04 

The Mainichi

Sports fans adapt to remote ways of viewing, cheering due to virus...

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