China's colossal radio telescope begins testing

BBC News - Asia
The world's largest radio telescope has received its first signals from space and is now entering an intensive testing phase.

Samsung delays restarting sales of its Galaxy Note 7 in S Korea

BBC News - Asia
Samsung says it will delay restarting the sale of its Galaxy Note 7 phone in South Korea, to allow more time to recall the device over faulty batteries.

Three men charged after Thai raid finds body in freezer

BBC News - Asia
Three men have been been charged after police raided a building in Thailand and found a body "chopped up" in a freezer, Thai police say.

Myanmar 'child slavery' outrage sparks investigation

BBC News - Asia
The president of Myanmar orders an investigation into the case of two girls who say they were kept prisoners and tortured for five years in a tailor shop.


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Xi congratulates on launch of world's largest radio telescope in China

XINHUANEWS
Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory letter to scientists, engineers and builders after the world's largest radio telescope was officially put into use in southwest Guizhou Province on Sunday.

New rules to further tie down court order defaulters

XINHUANEWS
A new document published by Chinese authorities will further tie down those who failed to fulfill court orders, by measures including "restricting defaulters from going abroad," to facilitate law enforcement.


Xi congratulates on launch of world's largest radio telescope in China

XINHUANEWS
Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory letter to scientists, engineers and builders after the world's largest radio telescope was officially put into use in southwest Guizhou Province on Sunday.

New rules to further tie down court order defaulters

XINHUANEWS
A new document published by Chinese authorities will further tie down those who failed to fulfill court orders, by measures including "restricting defaulters from going abroad," to facilitate law enforcement.


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Jung Joon-young in Hidden Camera Scandal

The Chosun Ilbo
Police are investigating singer Jung Joon-young for filming his ex-girlfriend naked with a hidden camera in February. Police on Sunday said Jung's ex-girlfriend reported the case on Aug. 6. Days later she dropped charges, but police nonetheless transferred the case to the prosecution on Aug. 24. Ju...

Samsung to Resell Recalled Galaxy Note 7s

The Chosun Ilbo
Samsung plans to refit Galaxy Note 7 phablets that have been recalled due to combustible batteries. The company is recalling 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 handsets worldwide. "Our efforts are currently focused on the recalls and no final decision has been made, but there is a strong chance that the re...

Chinese Tourists Dwindle for 1st Time

The Chosun Ilbo
The number of Chinese tourists visiting Korea dropped for the first time last month. The Korea Tourism Organization on Friday said 873,771 Chinese tourists visited Korea in August, down five percent from the previous month. Industry insiders fear the decline may stem from growing anti-Korean sentim...

N.Korea Threatens to Continue Nuclear Arms Development

The Chosun Ilbo
North Korea's foreign minister on Friday threatened that his country "will continue to take measures to strengthen its national nuclear armed forces in both quantity and quality." In a further gesture of defiance against international sanctions, Ri Yong-ho refused to meet with UN Secretary-General ...


Sea warning issued for Typhoon Megi

Focus News
As Typhoon Megi continues to gain strength and move towards Taiwan, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued a sea warning at 11:30 p.m. Sunday, while

26 degrés, température ambiante pour les pandas à Taipei Zoo (French version)

Focus News
Après la fête de la mi-automne, Taiwan rentre petit-à-petit dans la saison d’automne. Comme avant, si la température est ambiante, 26 degrés, Taipei Zoo ouvrira

U.S. dollar higher in Taipei trading

Focus News
Taipei, Sept. 26 (CNA) The U.S. dollar was traded at NT$31.387 at 9:45 a.m. Monday on the Taipei Foreign Exchange,

Taiwan shares open lower

Focus News
Taipei, Sept. 26 (CNA) The Taiwan Stock Exchange's main index opened down 55.28 points at 9,229.34 Monday on turnover of

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