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Philly esports arena construction delayed by COVID-19

Construction of a $50 million esports arena in Philadelphia has been put on hold because of the coronavirus pandemic. The ...

Uttar Pradesh aims to become one trillion dollar economy: Adityanath

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], September 21 (ANI): In a bid to contribute to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's aim to make ...

North Korea Arrests Remittance Broker on ?Espionage? Charges

Authorities in North Korea have arrested a phone broker on charges of espionage, saying the man shared information about domestic ...

Mongolia repatriates around 2,300 nationals so far in Sept. amid pandemic

ULAN BATOR, Sept.22 (Xinhua) -- A total of 2,288 Mongolian nationals have returned to their homeland on nine chartered flights ...

Cancer tops S.Korea's cause of death in 2019

SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Cancer was the top cause of death in South Korea in 2019, continuing to rank ...

S. Korea reports 61 more COVID-19 cases, 23,106 in total

SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- South Korea reported 61 more cases of the COVID-19 as of midnight Monday local time ...

Market exchange rates in China -- Sept. 22

BEIJING, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, ...

6 more U.S. soldiers, families in S.Korea test positive for COVID-19

SEOUL, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Six more U.S. soldiers and their families in South Korea tested positive for COVID-19 amid ...

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 0600 GMT, Sept. 21

SEOUL -- South Korea reported 70 more cases of the COVID-19 as of midnight Sunday local time compared to 24 ...

S.Korea reports 70 more COVID-19 cases, 23,045 in total

SEOUL, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- South Korea reported 70 more cases of the COVID-19 as of midnight Sunday local time ...

Market exchange rates in China -- Sept. 21

BEIJING, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, ...

South Korea stocks fall as new coronavirus curbs in Europe fuel growth concerns

South Korean shares fell around 2 per cent on Tuesday, tracking losses in global equity markets as new coronavirus restrictions ...

Europe shares higher...Cyberattack trail leads to Russia

UNDATED (AP) u2014 European shares bounced back today, while Asian benchmarks extended their slide. In early trading, Germany's DAX rose ...

African Union marks International Day of Democracy

This year we celebrate the International Day of Democracy under the theme COVID-19: A Spotlight on Democracy. This theme is ...

ASEAN-Korea essay contest discusses digital partnership in COVID-19 era

The COVID-19 pandemic is increasingly changing communication methods worldwide, with more people relying on digital technology amid lockdowns and social ...

Pandemic does not stop German companies from philanthropic activities

A shrinking global economy and crises in management could be excuses for companies to downsize their corporate social responsibility (CSR) ...

Young people react negatively to Moon's 'fairness' message

President Moon Jae-in stressed the government's commitment toward a fair society in a speech apparently targeting young people to assuage ...

No. of new virus cases stays under 100

South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases stayed below 100 for the second consecutive day Monday in what could be a ...

ROTC general tapped as Army chief of staff for 1st time

Ground Forces Command chief Nam Yeong-shin was tapped as the new Army chief of staff to replace Suh Wook, who ...

Kim Min-jae's entry to Europe faces too many hurdles

There have been rumors about Beijing Guoan's young defender Kim Min-jae's possible entry to Europe since the opening of this ...

Battles intensify as K League nears home stretch

Battles for survival have intensified with another round of action in the books in K League football. ...

Students in greater Seoul return to school as virus slows

Students in Seoul and its surrounding area returned to school for in-person learning Monday as new coronavirus cases have declined ...

Golf-Thomas grabs U.S. Open lead, Mickelson falters

World number three Justin Thomas fired his lowest opening score in a major and held a one-shot lead after the ...

International school for multiracial families to be opened next March

Gyeonggi Province Education Office (GOE) announced Monday that it will open an international school next March providing an integrated education ...

Outspoken pastor under churches' scrutiny

Presbyterian church leaders met on Monday to vote on the fate of the outspoken pastor Jun Kwang-hoon. ...

Gyeonggi Province to hold job fair for international students

Gyeonggi Province will hold a two-day job fair from Wednesday for international students in Korea seeking employment here, according to ...

With little run support, Ryu Hyun-jin unable to stop Blue Jays' bleeding

As the undisputed staff ace for the Toronto Blue Jays, Ryu Hyun-jin was asked to stop the bleeding for a ...

Ruling party slammed for unfair punishment for members

Controversy is rising over the ruling Democratic Party of Korea's (DPK) selective punishment of party lawmakers who have been embroiled ...

Cardinals' Kim Kwang-hyun betrayed by reliable pitch

For St. Louis Cardinals' starter Kim Kwang-hyun, the four-seam fastball had been his most trusted pitch. Opponents had hit just ...

Moon urges investigation agencies to speed up reform

President Moon Jae-in has urged swift reform of the nation's legal institutions - the prosecution, police and the National Intelligence ...

Ulsan needs to end Jeonbuk jinx

If Ulsan Horang-i fails to win the K-League title this year then the team will look back on last Tuesday's ...

40% of Seoul residents have mental health issues due to COVID-19

The prolonged coronavirus pandemic has seen the mental health of Seoul citizens deteriorate more than their physical health, according to ...

Son nets 4 as Spurs triumph; Mane double in Liverpool win

There were 18 goals in the Premier League's four games on Sunday _ with Tottenham's 5-2 victory over Southampton producing ...

Police vow to crack down on Oct. 3 rallies

The National Police Agency warned Monday that it will take stern measures against any illegal rallies held on National Foundation ...

North Korea warns Seoul of a u2018miserable demise' after US-ROK defense talks

North Korean state media slammed South Korea for allegedly exploring a hypothetical plan to ''preemptively strike'' the DPRK on Monday. ...

North Korea warns Seoul of a miserable demise after US-ROK defense talks

North Korean state media slammed South Korea for allegedly exploring a hypothetical plan to preemptively strike the DPRK on Monday. ...

Global report- WHO says world could rein in pandemic in less than two years - Coronavirus outbreak

South Korea records most cases since early March; South Africa infections pass 600,000; Brazil on downward trend Coronavirus latest updates ...

WHO says Covid spread by 'unaware' youth; European rules tighten as it happened

France adds work areas to growing list of places where people must wear masks ; WHO says young not invincible ...

France reports another record jump in post-lockdown cases as it happened

France records 4,711 new infections in 24 hours ; Russia to start testing on 40,000 people next week South Korea ...

South Korea unification minister quits as tensions with North mount

Kim Yeon-chul, who did not meet any officials from Pyongyang in his 14-month tenure, takes responsibility for deterioration in relations ...

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Asian stocks mixed as U.S. dollar gains ground

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks were soggy on Asian markets on Tuesday, a day after major falls across the world. ...

Dow ends down more than 500 points after major falls in Europe and UK

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks fell sharply around the world on Monday, while the U.S. dollar rose sharply.The biggest ...

Trump and Yoshihide Suga confer on Japan-U.S. security alliance

TOKYO, Japan - Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday discussed the importance of pursuing ...

Shanghai to play increasingly important role as financial center

NEW YORK, New York, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- Shanghai is expected to play an increasingly important role as a financial ...

Property owners in Buffalo accused of exposing families to lead poison

BUFFALO, New York A number of companies and individuals renting homes to predominantly impoverished Black communities are being sued for ...

Early signs of economic recovery underway, Reserve Bank says

There are early signs the SA economy is slowly starting recover but it's nowhere near the performance recorded in the ...

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