Japan tech giant SoftBank reports profit decline

Feb 6, 2019

Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp. has reported a 23 percent decline in fiscal third quarter profit because of some changes in its investment funds

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Asian shares higher following strong gains on Wall Street

Feb 6, 2019

Asian shares advance, extending technology-led rally on Wall Street

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Lava, gas flowing out Indonesia volcano sends people fleeing

Feb 5, 2019

An eruption of one of Indonesia's most active volcanoes has sent lava and searing gas clouds out the crater and made villagers leave the slopes

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Hong Kong makes record seizure of pangolin scales, ivory

Feb 2, 2019

Hong Kong customs officers have intercepted a record 8.3 tons of pangolin scales and hundreds of elephant tusks worth more than $8 million

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Nintendo chief: Seeking growth sources as Switch sales slow

Feb 1, 2019

Nintendo chief says company to count on business outside the game sector as sales of its Switch console machines fall short of forecasts

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IAEA urges Japan to take ample time in Fukushima cleanup

Jan 31, 2019

The International Atomic Energy Agency has urged Japan to spend ample time in developing a decommissioning plan for the tsunami-damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant and to be honest with the public about remaining uncertainties

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China appeals to US to accept its technology progress

Jan 31, 2019

China appeals to Washington to accept its industrial progress after US intelligence report says Beijing steals or copies technology

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Radiation leaks at Japan plutonium lab; no workers exposed

Jan 30, 2019

A Japanese state-run nuclear fuel laboratory near Tokyo has detected a radiation leak in its plutonium handling facility, but no workers were exposed to radiation

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Indonesia's Merapi volcano unleashes river of lava

Jan 30, 2019

Indonesia's volatile Mount Merapi volcano has unleashed a river of lava that flowed 4,590 feet down its slopes

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The Latest: Huawei exec changes bail benefactor in Canada

Jan 30, 2019

A top Chinese executive facing extradition to the United States has appeared in a Canadian court to change one of people who put up bail for her

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