General News

US seeking to boost LNG exports to Japan, rest of Asia

Oct 22, 2018

Official says LNG exports from US vital for Asian energy security

Death toll rises to 3 in China mining accident; 18 trapped

Oct 22, 2018

The death toll in a coal mine accident in eastern China has climbed to three after one of the miners who was rescued died after receiving medical treatment

Philippine court rejects Duterte bid to have critic arrested

Oct 22, 2018

A Philippine court has rejected a petition by President Rodrigo Duterte's administration to have his fiercest critic in the Senate arrested, in a legal setback for Duterte that the senator called a victory for democracy

Koreas finish removing land mines from border village

Oct 22, 2018

Koreas complete removing mines from border village in part of efforts to disarm the area

World stocks push past growth worries in China, Italy

Oct 22, 2018

World markets are higher, brushing off potential concerns about slower growth in China and a credit rating downgrade of Italy over its spending plans.

Abe to bring business leaders to Beijing amid US trade spat

Oct 22, 2018

Around 500 Japanese business leaders will accompany Prime Minister Shinzo Abe when he visits Beijing this week, amid an ongoing China-U.S. trade feud

Taiwan president calls for clear probe of fatal train crash

Oct 22, 2018

Taiwan's president pressed for a quick, transparent investigation into the cause of the island's worst train crash in nearly three decades as the search of the derailed cars ended

The Latest: Search ends, derailed train cars turned upright

Oct 22, 2018

Work crews have moved derailed train cars upright after a search for victims ended at the site of a train derailment in Taiwan

Japanese Nobel chemistry laureate Shimomura dies at 90

Oct 22, 2018

Japanese-born Marine biologist Osamu Shimomura, who won the Nobel Prize in chemistry, has died at age 90

Melting glacier in China draws tourists, climate worries

Oct 22, 2018

On the edge of the Third Pole, a retreating glacier draws tourists and worries over climate change