• Viṣṇu resting on Śeṣa nāga, king of snakes

    The illustration is part of the book Bhaktamāla by Nābhādāsa (17th c.), a description of vaiṣṇavite mystics from the perspective of the Rāmānandī sect. 

    (https://doi.org/10.11588/diglit.36579#0026)

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  • Thunder god from the Gangōji engi

    The thunder god appears in the picture scroll called Gangōji engi (元興寺縁起, Kanbun period (1661-1673), Nara emaki). His miraculously born son Tatsunosuke later slays the devil that had haunted the temple Gangōji. Call number: Libri japon. 484 (Link)

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  • "Red Decree" 紅票, printed in three languages (1716)

    The Kangxi emperor ordered 300 copies of this “open letter” to be distributed among the foreigners in his empire informing them about his politics concerning the “Rites Controversy”. For more details see blog entries by Helliwell and CrossAsia. (Libri sin. 165)

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  • China Focus: Beijing firms bring tech to Belt and Road countries

    (XINHUANEWS)

    "Borrow a boat to sail in the sea -- we will find more ways to use the opportunities brought by the Belt and Road Initiative," he said.

  • Xi, Trump discuss ties, Korean Peninsula situation over phone

    (XINHUANEWS)

    Chinese President Xi Jinping and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump on Monday discussed bilateral ties and the situation on the Korean Peninsula on phone, pledging close contact by various means to promptly exchange views on major issues of common concern.

  • Feature: A Thai student dreams of selling rice to China

    (XINHUANEWS)

    Agricultural products have been exempted duty by the FTA , but most Thai rice sold in China ' s supermarkets is imported through regular channels , without taking advantage of the FTA , she said .

  • Hebei promises dedication in building Xiongan New Area

    (XINHUANEWS)

    Public services including employment , education , healthcare and social security will be improved in the area , he said .

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  • 人社部:职工隔离或观察期间,企业应支付工作报酬

    (时政频道)

    人民网北京1月24日电  人力资源和社会保障部办公厅24日发布《人力资源社会保障部办公厅关于妥善处理新型冠状病毒感染的肺炎疫情防控期间劳动关系问题的通知》,要求对新型冠状病毒感染的肺炎患者、疑似病人、密切接触者在其隔离治疗期间或医学观察期间以及因政府实施隔离措施或采取其他紧急措施导致不能提供正常劳动的企业职工,企业应当支付职工在此期间的工作报酬,并不得依据劳动合同法第四十条、四十一条与职工解除劳动合同。以下为通知全文: 各省、自治区、直辖市及新疆生产建设兵团人力资源社会保障厅(局): 为做好新型冠状病毒感染的肺炎疫情防控工作,妥善处理好疫情防控期间劳动关系问题,维护职工合法权益,保障企业正常生产经营秩序,促进劳动关系和谐稳定,现就有关问题通知如下: 一、对新型冠状病毒感染的肺炎患者、疑似病人、密切接触者在其隔离治疗期间或医学观察期间以及因政府实施隔离措施或采取其他紧急措施导致不能提供正常劳动的企业职工,企业应当支付职工在此期间的工作报酬,并不得依据劳动合同法第四十条、四十一条与职工解除劳动合同。在此期间,劳动合同到期的,分别顺延至职工医疗期期满、医学观察期期满、隔离期期满或者政府采取的紧急措施结束。 二、企业因受疫情影响导致生产经营困难的,可以通过与职工协商一致采取调整薪酬、轮岗轮休、缩短工时等方式稳定工作岗位,尽量不裁员或者少裁员。符合条件的企业,可按规定享受稳岗补贴。企业停工停产在一个工资支付周期内的,企业应按劳动合同规定的标准支付职工工资。超过一个工资支付周期的,若职工提供了正常劳动,企业支付给职工的工资不得低于当地最低工资标准。职工没有提供正常劳动的,企业应当发放生活费,生活费标准按各省、自治区、直辖市规定的办法执行。 三、因受疫情影响造成当事人不能在法定仲裁时效期间申请劳动人事争议仲裁的,仲裁时效中止。从中止时效的原因消除之日起,仲裁时效期间继续计算。因受疫情影响导致劳动人事争议仲裁机构难以按法定时限审理案件的,可相应顺延审理期限。 四、各地人力资源社会保障部门要加强对受疫情影响企业的劳动用工指导和服务,加大劳动保障监察执法力度,切实保障职工合法权益。 人力资源社会保障部办公厅 2020年1月24日

  • 国务院征集漏报瞒报疫情问题线索:一经查实,严肃处理

    (时政频道)

    人民网北京1月24日电 据中国政府网消息,国务院办公厅24日发布公告表示,对涉及缓报、瞒报、漏报疫情,落实防控措施不力,导致疫情扩散等严重后果的重要问题线索,国务院办公厅督查室将直接派员进行督查。经查证属实的,将依法依规严肃处理。,以下为公告全文: 为贯彻落实党中央、国务院重要决策部署,切实做好新型冠状病毒感染的肺炎疫情防控工作,按照有关工作要求,国务院办公厅从即日起在国务院“互联网+督查”平台面向社会征集有关地方和部门在疫情防控工作中责任落实不到位、防控不力、推诿扯皮、敷衍塞责等问题线索,以及改进和加强防控工作的意见建议。 国务院办公厅将对收到的问题线索和意见建议进行汇总整理,督促有关地方、部门及时处理。对涉及缓报、瞒报、漏报疫情,落实防控措施不力,导致疫情扩散等严重后果的重要问题线索,国务院办公厅督查室将直接派员进行督查。经查证属实的,将依法依规严肃处理。 国务院办公厅 2020年1月24日

  • 中央广播电视总台春节联欢晚会准备就绪 黄坤明看望慰问演职人员

    (时政频道)

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CrossAsia Korea News Databases
  • Should S.Korea Pay More Money to Mollify Trump?

    (The Chosun Ilbo)

    South Korea and the U.S. are holding talks to split the costs of maintaining 28,500 American troops on the Korean Peninsula, and up to W6 trillion in additional expenditures for the South are at stake (US$1=W1,167). Opinions are divided even in Washington over how the cost-sharing talks will pan out...

  • What Would It Cost to Expand Nat'l Assembly?

    (The Chosun Ilbo)

    Minor opposition parties like Justice and Bareun Mirae want the number of lawmakers increased from 300 to 330 to ensure fairer representation, but that would come at a hefty cost to the taxpayer.This year, each lawmaker takes home a salary of about W150 million (US$1=W1,167). Each has a staff of no ...

  • Korea's Potential Growth Plummets Below 3%

    (The Chosun Ilbo)

    Korea posted the third largest drop in potential growth rate among 36 OECD countries for the last three years. According to the OECD on Sunday, Korea's potential growth rate for this year is estimated at 2.7 percent, a drop of 0.4 percentage points from 2017. The rate is an estimate of the growth a ...

  • U.S., Korea Cancel Massive Aerial Drill Again

    (The Chosun Ilbo)

    South Korea and the U.S. have canceled a massive joint aerial drill for the second time running this year. The exercise, dubbed "Vigilant Ace," used be staged every December, and the last one in 2017, when the North Korean nuclear crisis reached boiling point, involved a record 230 warplanes.Instead...


  • Man wins NT$2 million prize after touching huge gold brick at museum

    ( Latest | FOCUS TAIWAN - CNA ENGLISH NEWS)

    Taipei, Jan. 24 (CNA) A man in New Taipei won NT$2 million (US$66,666) in the scratch lottery Thursday, after he reportedly touched a large gold brick on display at the city's Gold Museum earlier in the day, according to the vendor who sold the winning ticket.

  • Acer, Asustek maintain ranking among world's top 10 PC vendors

    ( Latest | FOCUS TAIWAN - CNA ENGLISH NEWS)

    Taipei, Jan. 24 (CNA) Two Taiwanese PC makers, Acer Inc. and Asustek Computer Inc., were again ranked in the top 10 worldwide in terms of shipments, although their market shares declined slightly in 2019, according to global market information advisory firm Gartner.

  • Mercury forecast to fall to 10 degrees next week

    ( Latest | FOCUS TAIWAN - CNA ENGLISH NEWS)

    Taipei, Jan. 24 (CNA) The current warm weather in Taiwan is expected to end next week, when temperatures are forecast to drop as low as 10 degrees Celsius with the arrival of a strong continental cold air mass, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Friday.

  • Taiwan headline news

    ( Latest | FOCUS TAIWAN - CNA ENGLISH NEWS)

    Taipei, Jan. 24 (CNA) The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Friday are as follows:


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