Basketball: Nets draw Hong Kong protest backers as NBA-China row simmers - 53分前  Channel NewsAsia

Supporters of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement made their presence felt Friday as the Brooklyn Nets played their first game in New York since they were caught in the middle of the NBA's rift with China.
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Chile president declares state of emergency after violent protests - 2時間前  Channel NewsAsia

SANTIAGO: Chile's president declared a state of emergency in Santiago Friday (Oct 18) night and gave the military responsibility for security after a day of violent protests over increases in the price of metro tickets. "I have declared a state of emergency and, to that end, I have appointed Major ...
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Iraqi charged in Australia over deadly trafficking ring - 3時間前  Channel NewsAsia

SYDNEY: An Iraqi man has been charged in Australia with people trafficking in connection with the drowning deaths of more than 350 asylum seekers in 2001, police said Saturday (Oct 19). Maythem Radhi, 43, was arrested at Brisbane airport late Friday after being extradited from New Zealand and has ...
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US considers extension of Chevron's Venezuela waiver with more limitations: Bloomberg - 4時間前  Channel NewsAsia

The United States is considering extending Chevron Corp's waiver to operate in Venezuela with more limitations by granting the company a 90-day sanctions reprieve, Bloomberg reported late on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter.
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Netizen gets jail sentence for spreading rumour about Girl’s Generation’s Sunny - 4時間前  Channel NewsAsia

Last year, the K-pop singer was linked to Korean actor and host Lee Seo-jin.
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21 Studio Ghibli films will be spirited away for streaming on HBO Max - 5時間前  Channel NewsAsia

The deal is a first for the Japanese anime company behind Hayao Miyazaki classics such as Spirited Away and Howl’s Moving Castle.
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Mnuchin backs proposal to double IMF's crisis fund - 6時間前  Channel NewsAsia

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Friday said he welcomes a proposal to double the size of the International Monetary Fund's US$250 billion crisis lending fund as part of a deal to maintain overall IMF resources.
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Exclusive: Huawei in early talks with US firms to license 5G platform - Huawei executive - 6時間前  Channel NewsAsia

Blacklisted Chinese telecoms equipment giant Huawei is in early-stage talks with some U.S. telecoms companies about licensing its 5G network technology to them, a Huawei executive told Reuters on Friday.
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Violence escalates in Barcelona after half a million separatists protest - 8時間前  Channel NewsAsia

Spain's protest-hit northeast was gripped by a general strike Friday as thousands of "freedom marchers" were due to converge on Barcelona for a mass show of dissent over the jailing of nine Catalan separatist leaders.
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PM sets deadline as thousands of Lebanese protest taxes, corruption - 8時間前  Channel NewsAsia

Thousands of protesters outraged by corruption and proposed tax hikes burned tyres and blocked major highways in Lebanon on Friday (Oct 18), prompting the premier to give his government partners three days to support a reform drive.
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Wales have more strings to their bow these days, says Adams - 1時間前  Channel NewsAsia

Wales have developed more variety in their game and France are in for a surprise if they go into Sunday's World Cup quarter-final expecting a one-dimensional approach from the Six Nations champions, winger Josh Adams said on Saturday.
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'It's finally here': Rugby World Cup comes to crunch with quarter-finals - 2時間前  Channel NewsAsia

TOKYO: England take on Australia and defending champions New Zealand play Ireland as the Rugby World Cup in Japan suddenly gets serious in the quarter-finals on Saturday (Oct 19) - with reputations and coaches' futures at stake. For all four coaches, Saturday's games could be their last in charge ...
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India opt to bat against rejigged South Africa in Ranchi - 4時間前  Channel NewsAsia

India captain Virat Kohli won the toss and unsurprisingly opted to bat in the third and final test against South Africa on Saturday as the hosts chase a series sweep in Ranchi.
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Land of the rising scrum: World Cup fever sweeps Japan - 4時間前  Channel NewsAsia

TOKYO: Long queues for replica shirts, desperate searches for tickets and TV stations showing Japan's wins on a loop: excitement is building ahead of the host nation's historic Rugby World Cup quarter-final against South Africa. In baseball-mad Japan, rugby coverage is still secondary to the ...
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Hong Kong's leader backs police use of force as protesters plan 'illegal' march - 5時間前  Channel NewsAsia

HONG KONG: Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam took to the airwaves on Saturday (Oct 19) to back the use of force by police ahead of a major anti-government march planned this weekend in the Chinese-ruled city, which has been battered by months of violent protests. Following a week of relative calm ...
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One year on, migrant caravan leaves unexpected legacy - 5時間前  Channel NewsAsia

MEXICO CITY: A year ago, thousands of Central American men, women and children chasing the American dream arrived in Mexico in a massive caravan that has left a lasting legacy - just not the one people generally thought it would. Their arrival at the Guatemala-Mexico border on Oct 19, 2018, was a ...
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Exclusive: Huawei in early talks with US firms to licence 5G platform - Huawei executive - 6時間前  Channel NewsAsia

Blacklisted Chinese telecoms equipment giant Huawei is in early-stage talks with some U.S. telecoms companies about licensing its 5G network technology to them, a Huawei executive told Reuters on Friday.
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BOJ Kuroda: No talk at G20 of central banks issuing digital currencies - 7時間前  Channel NewsAsia

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Friday there was no talk among Group of 20 finance leaders on the possibility of central banks issuing digital currencies, as part of efforts to enhance cross-border settlement services.
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FDA approves Alexion's Ultomiris for another rare blood disease - 8時間前  Channel NewsAsia

REUTERS: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc's treatment for a second rare blood disorder, the company said. The treatment, Ultomiris, has already been approved in the United States, Japan and the European Union to treat adults with blood disorder ...
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Mexico admits freeing Chapo's son after 'badly planned' operation - 8時間前  Channel NewsAsia

Mexico's president faced a firestorm of criticism on Friday (Oct 18) as his security forces acknowledged they arrested kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's son, then released him when his cartel responded with an all-out gun battle.
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