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09:31 pm

USGS says cannot confirm if North Korea quake natural or manmade

08:56 pm

US army probes fake evacuation orders sent to US military, families in South Korea

08:38 pm

China says small North Korean quake 'suspected explosion', South Korea says likely natural

07:01 pm

New Zealand's National Party ahead in early counting -- electoral commission

07:00 pm

Mattress makers try to lull Chinese to sleep

06:00 pm

You know your BO is bad when your dog passes out

05:30 pm

Farmer's fields get a dose of Toyota efficiency

04:07 pm

New Zealand polls close after nail-biting race, record numbers vote in advance

02:51 pm

Drone companies showcase 'smart guard' solutions for Indian borders

02:29 pm

In Japan, heated tobacco associated with greater risk of tax hike

02:29 pm

Baidu's talking translator gives tourists a hand

01:48 pm

China says to ban petroleum exports to North Korea

01:44 pm

China's ruling party expels anti-graft, ex-insurance officials citing graft

01:20 pm

Tata-ThyssenKrupp: the cornered 'megamerger'

01:00 pm

Modern Thai chefs forge a fresh way forward

11:40 am

New Zealand polls open as record numbers of voters cast ballots in advance

10:34 am

Cardboard prices soaring in China ahead of 'Singles' Day'

09:00 am

North Korea sanctions rattle Russian, Chinese businesses

09:00 am

Japanese girl group's fame has Philippines singing same tune

07:45 am

Opposition says no to naming SDF in constitution

07:18 am

Washington, Beijing team up to hit North Korea in the wallet

07:18 am

Japan's opposition says snap election likely unconstitutional

07:08 am

China-exposed stocks take a drubbing in Tokyo

07:06 am

Moody's downgrades UK's rating on Brexit and growth fears

06:56 am

Japan's big mobile carriers still glued to their iPhones

06:53 am

Japan's Murata to acquire US medical startup for $102m

06:37 am

Alstom, Siemens in talks to merge rail ops

06:26 am

BOJ's 2% inflation target 'not appropriate,' says ex-central banker

06:14 am

China's cars will be 'fully electrified' by 2030: BYD boss

06:09 am

Lavrov urges peaceful resolution to Trump-Kim 'kindergarten fight'