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'I lost my entire family to a cult': How one woman escaped Grace Road
September 18, 2018
A Korean church hiding from looming 'global famine' in Fiji is facing growing allegations of abuse.
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Shanghai extends public roads for testing of ICVs
September 18, 2018
SHANGHAI has opened more public roads for testing of intelligent and connected vehicles to further accelerate industry development and commercialization of ICVs, the city’s government said yesterday. Shanghai
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Earthquake-hit Hokkaido thermal power plant is partially restarted
September 19, 2018
The largest coal-fired power plant in Hokkaido restarted one of its three turbines Wednesday, almost two weeks after a powerful earthquake rocked Japan’s northernmost main ...
‘God of bread’ Philippe Bigot, French baker who popularized baguette in Japan, dies at 76
September 19, 2018
Philippe Bigot, the French baker credited with introducing the baguette to many Japanese households, died Monday of an unspecified illness, a source said Tuesday. He ...
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Where Surfing in China Gained a Foothold, Typhoon Mangkhut Left Ruins
September 19, 2018
Members of China’s small surfing subculture were drawn to Xichong, a peaceful coastal village a world away from the bustle of nearby Shenzhen, a city of 13 million.
Taiwan Dispatch: Buddhist Temple, Now a Communist Shrine, Plants China’s Flag in Taiwan
September 19, 2018
After taking over the temple and evicting its nuns, a Taiwanese man embarked on his singular mission: “I am determined to lead the people of Taiwan province to reunify with our motherland.”
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North Korea leader offers to dismantle nuclear test site — but only after U.S. acts
September 19, 2018
President Trumps called the outcome of the Korean summit “very exciting,” but many experts remain skeptical.