Tag Archives: Japan


World stocks rise as Japan data mends, yuan status welcomed

TOKYO (AP) — World stock markets were mostly higher after improved Japanese data & as IMF inclusion of the yuan in its basket of major currencies raised confidence in China's…


Ban Junk Food Ads And Tax Sugary Drinks – MPs

The Government needs to be "bold & brave" in trying to tackle Britain's obesity problem – & not rely on healthy eating campaigns & promoting exercise, the chair of a…


Governments, investors partner to break through clean technology barriers

By Valerie Volcovici NEW YORK (Reuters) – Bill Gates & some of the world's other richest entrepreneurs will join with governments from both rich & emerging countries on Monday to…


Amazon releases video showcasing unmanned delivery drones

By Barani Krishnan NEW YORK (Reuters) – Amazon has unveiled what its unmanned drones for package delivery would look like with a video launched on Sunday on the prototype of…

Japan's Antarctic whale hunt reignites war of words

Before the end of the year, Japanese whalers are scheduled to set out for Antarctic waters despite protests from the United Nations, International Whaling Commission member countries, & animal advocates….

Putin says Russia is ready to cooperate with US-led coalition against Islamic State group

MOSCOW (AP) — Putin says Russia is ready to cooperate with US-led coalition against Islamic State group.


House scores 19, No. 25 Texas A&M beats No. 10 Gonzaga 62-61

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Danuel House scored 19 points, & No. 25 Texas A&M edged No. 10 Gonzaga 62-61 on Thursday to advance to the championship game of the…


Corbyn: I Can't Back PM's Syria Airstrikes

Jeremy Corbyn has written to Labour MPs to say that he cannot back David Cameron's proposals for airstrikes in Syria. The Labour leader said while he is "determined to see…


Cyber attacks loom as growing corporate credit risk – Moody’s

By Dustin Volz WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Cyber attacks on the private sector are an increasingly significant risk in corporate credit analysis, U.S. ratings agency Moody’s Investors Service said on Monday….


Asian shares slip, dollar close to eight-month peak

By Lisa Twaronite & Hideyuki Sano TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares struggled on Tuesday after a healthcare mega-merger failed to impress Wall Street, while the dollar took a breather from…