"“This is a Christian country... If you go to Turkey or Saudi Arabia and start to discredit Islam, the reaction will be the same”"
Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
"Sound needs to endure"
Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
"It is so important for me, I have got the gold medal!"
Asian Games swimming champion, China
Just a year after making its largest ever profit, Toyota has reported its first group operating loss since 1938 – 3.4 billion euros for the year just
Japanese unemployment has hit a four-year high, and consumer prices have fallen for the first time in 18 months. It indicates economic recovery in
Japan’s government has slashed its economic forecast. It says GDP would shrink bz 3.3 percent over the next year.
The cabinet approved a record
After four years of drawing his characters by hand, Hayao Miyazaki one of Japan’s greatest animation directors, has finished his latest film “Ponyo
The Japanese government aims to create millions of jobs in the next several years as part of a new long-term action plan to boost economic growth
The Japanese government is planning to spend the equivalent of at least 74 billion euros more to help its economy through the global crisis
It seems the stuff of science fiction but a Japanese car maker has designed a robot that can be controlled by a person’s thoughts alone… plus a
North Korea has launched a long-range rocket over Japan, drawing strong international condemnation and prompting an emergency meeting of the
A cargo plane has burst into flames on landing at Tokyo’s Narita airport, killing both crew members.
Just before seven o’clock in the morning
Japan’s prime minister has become the first foreign leader to visit America’s new president.
As the met, Barack Obama assured Taro Aso that the
Japan’s economy has seen its biggest slump since the oil crisis of the 1970s. Latest figures show its economy contracted by 3.3 percent in the last
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has started her first overseas mission as President Obama’s chief diplomat. Her destination: Asia.
New figures show the Japanese economy has taken the biggest dive for thirty five years.
Japan has not suffered directly from the crash in the
Japan has brought new hi-tech skills to the fight against global warming, with a mission to monitor greenhouse gases from space. The H-2A rocket
Sony is warning of a bigger-than-expected 2.2 billion euro operating loss for the current business year, which ends in March. That would be its first
The Japanese Space Agency has developed a satellite to help scientists keep a closer eye on the level of gases which contribute to global warming