May 14, 2013
Tokyo Electric Power Co. officials underestimated Fukushima fishermen’s anger and distrust toward the company whose failures continue to threaten their livelihoods.
April 11, 2013
Major publishing house Bungeishunju Ltd. has prepared 500,000 copies in anticipation of high demand for Haruki Murakami’s latest novel, breaking the record of any first...
April 02, 2013
BEIJING--China has released noted Tibetan political prisoner Jigme Gyatso after 17 years in prison on charges of endangering national security and separatism, an overseas...
February 08, 2013
HANOI, Vietnam--A U.S.-trained human rights lawyer has been released early from a Vietnamese prison even as the Communist government intensifies its crackdown on activists and...
June 29, 2012
Government officials on June 28 apologized to municipalities around the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant for failing to release U.S. data that could have prevented...
January 13, 2012
YANGON -- Myanmar freed some of its most famous political inmates on Jan. 13, sparking jubilation outside prison gates while signaling its readiness to comply with demands of...
December 09, 2011
After a strong protest from fisheries cooperatives, Tokyo Electric Power Co. will postpone the planned release of radioactive water into the sea from the stricken Fukushima No. ...
November 14, 2011
BANGKOK--The government in Myanmar (Burma) was set Nov. 14 to announce a new prisoner amnesty that will include political detainees, sources said.
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