China and Japan stepped up spending last year in renewable energy but overall global investment declined due to economic and policy uncertainties in the West, a study said Wednesday.
Chinese yuan denominated deposits at the domestic banking units (DBUs) of banks operating in Taiwan at the end of March exceeded 18.5 billion yuan (US$2.98 billion), according to the central bank.
A new study offers more compelling evidence that life expectancy for some U.S. women is actually falling, a disturbing trend that experts can't explain.
Bayern Munich's failure to lift European soccer's top prize since 2001, despite two Champions League final appearances in the past three seasons, is beginning to weigh on the German giants.
Athletes who win at the Olympics may bring home more than just a medal: They could add a few years to their life spans, scientists have found.
Women have long been known to live longer than men, but when it comes to hitting the century mark the difference is stark: just 2 out of 10 Americans who live to 100 or longer are male.
Here's a reality check for health-conscious aging people: Even among those in good shape, at least 1 in 3 will eventually develop heart problems or have a stroke. The upside is that that will happen about seven years later than for their less healthy peers.
The fast aging of Japanese society is evident as soon as one lands at Tokyo's Narita airport and sees who is doing the cleaning. Young people tend to take such menial jobs in other countries, but here they are often held by workers obviously in the second half-century of their lives.
Mongolia, jammed between nuclear arms giants Russia and China, on Monday secured a unique pledge from the major powers not to breach its self-declared nuclear weapons-free zone.
Taiwanese citizens intending to visit the United States should be on their guard against mosquito bites as the country is in the midst of one its worst outbreaks of West Nile virus, the Department of Health (DOH) warned yesterday.