Japan plans to propose a 50 percent cut on catches of young bluefin tuna in the Western and Central Pacific, officials said Tuesday, in a historic shift aimed at safeguarding the at-risk species.
India's anti-trust watchdog has fined 14 automakers a total of US$420 million for restricting competition in the spare parts market and driving up prices, a official said Tuesday, a few days after Chinese regulators took similar action.
Internet mogul Kim Dotcom denied Monday that he hacked a right-wing blogger and leaked emails that have embroiled New Zealand's conservative government in dirty tricks allegations ahead of a general election.
Thailand's coup leader was formally endorsed as prime minister by the nation's revered king on Monday, in a step toward forming a government to oversee sweeping reforms in the politically turbulent kingdom.
Hundreds of thousands of impoverished, low-caste Indians are still working with their bare hands to clean human excrement from open roads and millions of dry pit latrines across the country, despite Indian laws prohibiting such work, an international rights group said Monday in urging reform.
India's top court ruled on Monday that all coal block allocations made by the government between 1993 and 2009 were illegal, throwing the already energy-starved country's power sector into turmoil., 1 Comment
Japanese entertainment giant Sony said Monday its online music and gaming sites came under a cyber attack by a hacker group that also claimed there were explosives on a plane carrying a senior company executive.
Thai police said Monday they have questioned five women who were paid up to US$12,500 each by a Japanese man known to them as “Jack” to act as surrogate mothers.
Aircraft leasing firm BOC Aviation said Monday it has ordered 80 Boeing 737 planes and two B777-300ERs worth a total US$8.8 billion at list prices, to meet expanding client needs as travel booms in Asia.
Thailand's junta leader, who seized power in a military coup three months ago, officially assumed his new post as prime minister on Monday following an endorsement from the country's monarch.