Jet engine exhaust from airliners endangers human health and adds to climate change, the U.S. government found Monday in taking the first step toward regulating those emissions.
Most Asia markets rose Tuesday but Tokyo sank on a strong yen as traders await central bank meetings in Japan and the United States this week.
Economic concerns top the Filipinos' list of issues that should be dealt with immediately by the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte, who won the May 9 elections on a campaign anchored on fighting crime, drugs and corruption.
Shares in Taiwan edged lower Monday after a plunge midway through the trading session, but bargain hunting in select large-cap electronics stocks kept the weighted index close to the 9,000-point mark, dealers said.
The yen slipped Monday on mounting speculation that the Bank of Japan will ramp up its stimulus program after this week's policy meeting, while U.S. Federal Reserve prepares for its own gathering.
The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Monday, gaining NT$0.070 to close at NT$32.140 as traders here were encouraged by recent positive economic data in Washington to buy into the U.S. currency, dealers said.
The Ministry of Economic Affairs (經濟部) announced on Thursday that a delegation will visit Tokyo and Osaka from October 21 to 26 to attract talent from Japan.
The Nepalese government has enforced the Recreational Aviation Regulation 2016 amending the Aviation Sports Regulation 2012 in a bid to promote adventure tourism -- touted as one of the fastest growing sectors.
Mainland China said Sunday it has started imposing anti-dumping tariffs on certain steel imports from the European Union, Japan and South Korea, as Beijing itself comes under fire for similar trade practices.
Confidence in the local economy has shown signs of weakening amid concerns that the decision of the United Kingdom to leave the European Union will send ripples through the global economy and affect domestic fundamentals, according to Cathay Financial Holding Co. (國泰金).