Apr 9, 2013 The value of the Japanese yen fell to its lowest level in four years after a huge monetary stimulus package was unveiled last week, and the effects of the stimulus are starting to be felt far away from Japan.
Apr 4, 2013 Japan is fed up with deflation and a sluggish economy, and its central bank is getting aggressive. Today, the Bank of Japan launched a sweeping bond-buying program to pump money into the economy.
Mar 29, 2013 A Maryland energy company wants to build the world's third-tallest structure to generate downdraft power in the Arizona desert.
Mar 14, 2013 Japan and China have failed to block new restrictions on shark fishing at an international conference in Thailand.
Apr 19, 2013 Japanese officials say food produced in the region around the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant is safe. But if you want your rice tested in front of you -- there's a service for that.
Mar 11, 2013 Today's anniversary is being marked with protests against nuclear power in Japan. But can the country sustain a non-nuclear energy policy?
Mar 7, 2013 North Korea's government has said it reserves the right to carry out a preemptive nuclear attack against the United States ahead of a U.N. vote on tighter sanctions against the communist regime.
Feb 28, 2013 Japan's prime minister Shinzo Abe has called for some nuclear plants to reopen in order to ensure energy security for the country.
Apr 19, 2013 The Nuclear Regulatory Commission studied the disaster at the Fukushima reactors for a year. Now it's voting on an expensive safety modification to 31 similar reactors in the U.S.
Feb 12, 2013 Thanks to the sale of underground goods, the country can devote a third of its resources to developing its military and weapons programs.