Tech
China is accusing the U.S. of having "weaponized" the issuing of visas following the reported...
China lashes out at Apple over smartphone app that lets Hong Kong protesters report police movements
Japan's downgrading of South Korea's trade status has taken effect, a decision that already set off...
Nature

China says US has 'weaponized' visas to target exchanges

Oct 23, 2019

China is accusing the U.S. of having "weaponized" the issuing of visas following the reported inability of a top Chinese space program official to obtain permission to travel to a key conference in Washington

Road tripping Thailand: Weekend getaways to beat the crowds

Oct 9, 2019

Get off Thailand's well-trodden track by rail or road with lesser-known weekend getaways

China criticizes Apple for app that tracks Hong Kong police

Oct 9, 2019

China lashes out at Apple over smartphone app that lets Hong Kong protesters report police movements

Japan spacecraft releases rover to asteroid in last mission

Oct 3, 2019

Japan’s space agency says its Hayabusa2 spacecraft has released a small rover that will land on the surface of an asteroid as part its final mission before heading back to Earth

NASA chief says security needed to explore space safely

Sep 25, 2019

The head of NASA says space security is necessary so that the United States, Japan and others can safely explore the moon and Mars

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

Science

Japan spacecraft releases rover to asteroid in...

Oct 3, 2019

Japan’s space agency says its Hayabusa2 spacecraft has released a small rover that will land on...

NASA chief says security needed to explore space...

Sep 25, 2019

The head of NASA says space security is necessary so that the United States, Japan and others can...

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,...