Toshiba execs under fire as loss forecast balloons

Chiba (Japan), Mar 30 Angry investors lambasted Toshiba executives at a shareholder meeting today after it warned annual losses could balloon to more than USD 9.0 billion but they agreed to the sale...

Mar 30, 2017 3:15 PM | Newsscroll

Japan ruling party urges strike ability amid NKorea threat

Tokyo, Mar 30 Japan's ruling party urged the government today to consider arming itself with more advanced and offensive capability, such as striking enemy targets with cruise missiles, further...

Mar 30, 2017 1:11 PM | Newsscroll

South Korea set to let women's team play in North

Seoul, Mar 30 South Korea plans to allow its women's football team to make a rare visit to the North next week, it said Thursday, raising the prospect of the South's flag flying in Pyongyang.An AFC...

Mar 30, 2017 10:39 AM | Newsscroll

S Korea's ousted president Park appears in court

Seoul, Mar 30 South Korea's ousted president Park Geun-Hye arrived at court today for a hearing to decide whether she should be arrested over the corruption and abuse of power scandal that brought...

Mar 30, 2017 7:37 AM | Newsscroll

Dirty air from global trade kills at home and abroad

Washington, Mar 29 A study that measures the human toll of air pollution from global manufacturing and trade shows how buying goods made far away can lead to premature deaths both there and close to...

Mar 30, 2017 12:52 AM | Newsscroll

Malaysia in 'sensitive' talks with NKorea after Kim murder: PM

Kuala Lumpur, Mar 29 Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak said today his government was engaged in "very sensitive" talks with North Korea over nine Malaysians being prevented from leaving...

Mar 30, 2017 12:35 AM | Newsscroll

India's EXIM trade growth likely to be in double digit: Maersk

New Delhi, Mar 29 India's EXIM container trade growth in 2017 is expected to be in double digits, the world´s largest container shipping company Maersk Line said today."Growth in 2017 is expected...

Mar 29, 2017 8:27 PM | Newsscroll

S Korea media slam govt over ferry 'remains'

Seoul, Mar 29 South Korean authorities faced a deluge of criticism today for announcing that human remains had been found from the sunken Sewol ferry, only to correct themselves within hours to say...

Mar 29, 2017 2:04 PM | Newsscroll

South Korea holds memorial for 9 missing ferry victims

Seoul, Mar 28 South Korea today held a memorial ceremony for the nine passengers still missing from the 2014 ferry disaster that killed 304 passengers near the ship's wreckage that was raised last...

Mar 28, 2017 10:09 AM | Newsscroll

India offering 'far deeper' proposals in RCEP: Commerce Secy

New Delhi, Mar 27 Pitching for liberalisation of trade in services, India today said it is offering "far deeper" proposals in the proposed mega deal RCEP than most of the other member nations of the...

Mar 27, 2017 9:57 PM | Newsscroll