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South Korea pivots from atomic energy

New South Korean President Moon Jae-in vowed Monday to scrap all plans to build new nuclear reactors, as he seeks to steer Asia’s fourth-largest economy ...
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Catalonia rejects Madrid’s Thursday deadline for renouncing symbolic declaration of independence
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:35:49 +0200
Catalonia refused on Tuesday to bow to the Spanish government’s demand that it renounce a symbolic declaration of independence, setting it on a collision course ...
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Osaka, Japan’s gritty second city, suddenly a destination amid Asian tourist boom
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:30:39 +0200
Amid the gloom and struggle that Osaka has gone through in recent years, a tourism boom has been an unexpected boon for Japan’s gritty second ...
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Malta’s top investigative reporter, who revealed Panama Papers, fought corruption, is killed by car bomb
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 23:50:57 +0200
Daphne Caruana Galizia, Malta’s best-known investigative journalist, was killed on Monday when a powerful bomb blew up her car, police said, in a case that ...
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Japan ex-defense chief Tokuichiro Tamazawa counsels patience on Taiwan independence
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 23:42:42 +0200
Former Japanese defense chief Tokuichiro Tamazawa said Taiwan enjoys de facto independence and its best policy for now is to maintain the status quo.“Taiwan is ...
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MSDF drills with U.S. aircraft carrier amid North Korea tensions
Wed, 11 Oct 2017 12:59:54 +0200
The USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier was conducting joint exercises with a Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyer in the waters near Okinawa on Wednesday, the two ...
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Yanmar-Konica Minolta venture pushes automation of nation’s agriculture
Mon, 09 Oct 2017 12:11:54 +0200
Farm equipment manufacturer Yanmar Co. and precision equipment maker Konica Minolta Inc. are pushing the automation of Japan’s agriculture amid an aging and decreasing farming ...
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Japan nuclear panel plans reduction in plutonium stockpile, but details remain unclear
Wed, 04 Oct 2017 09:16:55 +0200
A government nuclear panel said Tuesday it expects Japan to reduce its plutonium stockpile in the long term amid international concerns over the nation’s rising ...
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Four climbers taken to hospital after helicopter rescue off Hokkaido mountain
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 04:29:46 +0200
Four climbers who were reported missing this week on snowy Mount Asahidake, the highest peak in Hokkaido, were taken to a hospital Thursday without any ...
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Day after Duterte declares Marawi liberated from ‘terrorist influence’ troops kill four linked to Islamic State
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 04:14:59 +0200
Philippine troops killed four Islamic State group-linked militants in a clash and occasional blasts thundered across Marawi on Wednesday after the president declared the southern ...
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U.S.-backed Kurdish Syrian forces clear Raqqa after driving out ‘now pathetic’ Islamic State fighters
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 03:47:18 +0200
U.S.-backed Syrian forces were removing land mines and clearing roads in the northern city of Raqqa on Wednesday, a day after commanders said they had ...
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As if election is already done-deal, Abe’s ruling bloc preparing for special Diet session after Sunday’s poll
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 03:30:36 +0200
The government and ruling parties are already making preparations to get back to business soon after Sunday’s House of Representatives election, as media projections indicate ...
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U.N. jury still out on whether to declare Myanmar violence against Muslim Rohingya genocide
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 03:22:08 +0200
The United Nations has yet to determine whether violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar meets the legal definition of genocide, Jyoti Sanghera, Asia-Pacific chief at ...
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Japan’s trade surplus expanded strongly in September, surging 37.7% to ¥670 billion
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 03:10:52 +0200
Japan’s September trade surplus expanded nearly 40 percent from a year earlier as exports of cars and chemical products surged on brisk demand from major ...
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Iraqi Kurds’ independence dreams turn to despair as they quit Kirkuk as ally U.S. sits on the sidelines
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 03:06:34 +0200
Just over three weeks ago, Iraqi Kurds were dancing in the streets after an overwhelming vote for independence fueled hope they might finally gain their ...
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‘Astounded’ judge orders government to allow immigrant teen in custody in Texas to get abortion
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 02:51:19 +0200
A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the government to allow a pregnant 17-year-old immigrant, who was detained after entering the country illegally, to undergo an ...
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