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Japan's downgrading of South Korea's trade status has taken effect, a decision that already set off...
China allows yuan to sink to 11-year low against dollar following Trump tariff hike, trade threats
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Indonesian province shuts schools due to forest fire haze

Sep 11, 2019

Authorities have shut most schools in parts of Indonesia's Sumatra island to protect children from a thick, noxious haze as deliberately set fires burned through peatland forests

Japan briefs diplomats on Fukushima nuclear water concerns

Sep 4, 2019

Japan has reassured foreign diplomats about the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant's safety amid concerns about massive amounts of treated but radioactive water stored in tanks

Japan urges nuke plants to prepare for decommissioning era

Sep 2, 2019

Japan's nuclear policy-setting body has adopted a report saying the country is entering an era of massive nuclear plant decommissioning, urging operators to plan ahead to lower safety risks and costs on work requiring decades and billions of dollars

Japan's move to lower South Korea trade status takes effect

Aug 28, 2019

Japan's downgrading of South Korea's trade status has taken effect, a decision that already set off reaction and hurt bilateral relations

Indonesia to move capital from sinking Jakarta to Borneo

Aug 27, 2019

Indonesia's president says the country's capital will move from overcrowded, sinking and polluted Jakarta to a sparsely populated part of Borneo island, known for rainforests and orangutans

China lets currency sink to 11-year low after Trump threats

Aug 26, 2019

China allows yuan to sink to 11-year low against dollar following Trump tariff hike, trade threats

Indonesian walking 700 kilometers backward to save forests

Aug 22, 2019

An Indonesian man is walking more than 700 kilometers (430 miles) backward from his home in eastern Java to the country's capital to raise awareness about deforestation

China threatens retaliation if US tariff hikes go ahead

Aug 15, 2019

China threatens retaliation if Washington steps up their war over trade and technology by going ahead with planned Sept. 1 tariff hikes on additional Chinese imports

China's Xi gets tougher on Trump after new tariff threat

Aug 13, 2019

Facing another US tariff hike, President Xi Jinping is getting tougher instead of backing down

Fukushima nuclear plant out of space for radioactive water

Aug 9, 2019

The utility company operating Fukushima's tsunami-devastated nuclear power plant says it will run out of space to store massive amounts of contaminated water in three years

Science

Japan briefs diplomats on Fukushima nuclear water...

Sep 4, 2019

Japan has reassured foreign diplomats about the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant's safety amid...

Fukushima nuclear plant out of space for...

Aug 9, 2019

The utility company operating Fukushima's tsunami-devastated nuclear power plant says it will run...

Experimental surgery gains support as opioid...

May 8, 2019

Clinical trials in China using deep brain stimulation may hold the key to treating drug users,...

Death of rare turtle leaves 3 remaining in the...

Apr 15, 2019

A zoo in southern China says the only known female member of one of the world's rarest turtle...

Filipinos plan more diggings where new human...

Apr 12, 2019

Archaeologists who discovered fossils from a human species that thrived more than 50,000 years ago...