BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - There’s a long, bumpy ride ahead for the government, automotive industry and consumers once the electric-car revolution ignites.
BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) - Sweden’s decision early this week to grant refugee status to all Uygurs and people of any other ethnic group from the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region ridicules the international convention on refugees and will undoubtedly worsen its already tense relationship with China.
BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) - Chinese seniors are making wills sooner as growing wealth could lead to a higher risk of inheritance disputes, according to a report released on Thursday.
BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) - President Xi Jinping began a trip to Europe on Thursday, during which he is paying state visits to Italy, Monaco and France. The trip is expected to promote China’s relations with the three countries to a new level and further consolidate reciprocal and strategic cooperation with the European Union.
BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) - An environmentally savvy cemetery in East China has started a virtual bank for paying tribute to the deceased as the nation encourages a new, green way of tomb sweeping.
BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) - China put two Earth observation satellites into operation on Thursday after testing, saying they will assist in a wide range of public services including environmental protection, air-pollution mitigation, agricultural and forestry surveys and disaster relief.
TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) – Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je met with officials from the U.S. National Security Council, Department of Defense, and State Department on March 19 (Eastern Time), during which he restated his ‘Five Mutual Principles.’
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - As part of efforts to clamp down on money laundering, financial institutions are bolstering checks and confirming additional details when individuals and companies open bank accounts and send money overseas.
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - A three-way conference involving the court, the prosecutors office and lawyers for former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn was held Wednesday at the Tokyo District Court regarding the dispensation of his case, where it was indicated that his trial will start in September, a source close to the negotiations said.
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The Los Angeles Philharmonic is currently in Tokyo with Venezuelan conductor Gustavo Dudamel as part of the global tour celebrating the orchestra’s centenary.