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China plans to improve environment laws
NHK - 3/4/2015
Asia Mar. 4, 2015 - Updated 20:55 UTC China is to prepare a law to stem soil pollution as part of efforts to strengthen legal codes dealing with the environment. The spokesperson for the National
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REFILE-Port Hedland iron ore exports to China up in Feb
Reuters UK - 3/4/2015
(Corrects date) SYDNEY, March 5 (Reuters) - Exports of iron ore to China through Australia's Port Hedland terminal rose 0.3 percent in February from January, official figures show, though the month
Port Hedland iron ore exports to China up in Feb London South East
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India's interest rate cut is bid for growth
Nikkei Asian Review - 3/4/2015
MUMBAI -- The Reserve Bank of India unexpectedly cut interest rates for the second time this year Wednesday as part of a joint effort with the government to boost the economy.      The central bank
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China puts free trade zones to the test
Nikkei Asian Review - 3/4/2015
BEIJING -- The annual session of the National People's Congress, China's key political event, will convene in Beijing Thursday, with the market-driven reforms of President Xi Jinping taking center stage.
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Vietnam War memories: ‘Playing God’ as a 20-year-old Marine
Washington Post - 3/4/2015
By , The Post’s Tuesday story on the items that have been left at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial drew e-mails from many veterans who spoke of their experiences during the conflict and of the power
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Communications industry tries to hasten advent of 5G
Nikkei Asian Review - 3/4/2015
BARCELONA -- The movement toward a fifth-generation (5G) standard for mobile communications that would be many times faster than the existing LTE standard is gaining steam in the telecommunication industry.
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Japan court battles could delay nuclear restarts further
Reuters Canada - 3/4/2015
By Mari Saito and Kentaro Hamada TOKYO (Reuters) - The fight over restarting Japan's nuclear industry is moving to the courts, where power companies face the risk of further delays in firing up
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Lawmaker: Feds Should Probe Chinese Laminate Flooring
NBCNews.com - 3/4/2015
A Florida Senator is asking the federal government to investigate laminate flooring made in China after a recent news report showed that flooring sold by Lumber Liquidators allegedly had high levels of
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Reflationist BOJ newcomer no pushover for more Japanese easing
CNBC - 3/4/2015
* Bank of Japan board member Ryuzo Miyao steps down March 25 * Miyao's replacement is avid reflationist Yutaka Harada * Harada nevertheless sees growth as priority above inflation
Reflationist BOJ newcomer no pushover for more Japanese easing (Reuters) Yahoo! News Australia
REUTERS - Reflationist BOJ newcomer no pushover for more Japanese easing Namibia Press Agency
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WRAPUP 1-China parliament to debate painful reforms as economy slows
CNBC - 3/4/2015
BEIJING, March 5 (Reuters) - China's top leaders are expected to revise down their 2015 economic growth target to around 7 percent on Thursday when the annual parliamentary meeting begins in Beijing,
China parliament to debate painful reforms as economy slows Yahoo! Finance
China parliament to debate painful reforms... The Fiscal Times
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Japan court battles could delay nuclear restarts further
CNBC - 3/4/2015
* Injunctions could delay nuclear restarts by years * Activist lawyers to contest every unit that passes safety checks * Judge in Takahama case same that ruled against Ohi restart
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Microsoft billionaire finds sunken battleship
USA Today - 3/4/2015
A research team led by Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul Allen has located a Japanese battleship that was considered one of the world's largest and most technologically advanced warships when
Microsoft Co-Founder Finds Sunken Battleship RTTNews.com
Sunken Japanese WWII Battleship Found Marine Technology News
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Hong Kong Travel Guide 2015: Where to Eat, Drink, and Shop
Forbes.com - 3/4/2015
Hong Kong is my sanctuary city. I’ve been visiting since I was a child and I know its streets and back alleys as well as I know Manila (where I was raised) and New York (where I have lived for years).
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Hong Kong Travel Guide 2015
Forbes.com - 3/4/2015
We rounded up of some of the best things to see, eat, and do in Hong Kong—from visiting some of the world's best "sky bars" to shopping in the city's incredibly luxurious shopping complexes, and beyond.
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Narita Airport operator looking to invest in Mongolia
Nikkei Asian Review - 3/4/2015
TOKYO -- The operator of Japan's Narita Airport is considering investing in Mongolia's new international airport slated to open in 2017, hoping to establish new avenues for growth overseas.      Narita
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Japan tries to enlist more companies to fight fakes
Nikkei Asian Review - 3/4/2015
TOKYO -- Japan will strengthen its first line of defense against imports of counterfeit consumer goods by making it easier for companies to seek action by customs agents.      The number of cases of
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Vietnamese Man Pleads Not Guilty in NY Terror Case
ABC News - 3/4/2015
A Vietnamese man who was extradited this week to the United States has pleaded not guilty to charges that he supported al-Qaida. Minh Quang Pham made the plea during an arraignment Wednesday in federal
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Defense budget to rise about 10%
CHINAdaily Africa - 3/4/2015
China will raise its defense budget by around 10 percent this year to support its military modernization, a senior official said on Wednesday. At a news conference one day ahead of the opening of the
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Hyundai car start here for Android Wear, coming for Apple Watch
GigaOm - 3/4/2015
Yes, the Apple Watch could replace your car keys, Apple CEO Tim Cook said in an interview with the Telegraph last week. It won't be the only watch to do so, though…
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Will the U.S. Shale Boom Fuel Asia's Economic Future and Europe's Energy Security?
Reuters - 3/4/2015
An Oil & Gas 360(R) Exclusive Interview With Cheniere Energy's ( NYSE : LNG ) Anatol Feygin DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - Mar 4, 2015) -  The president of the Swiss/Norwegian International Gas Union
Will the U.S. Shale Boom Fuel Asia’s Economic Future and Europe’s Energy Security? Canadian Business Journal
Will the U.S. Shale Boom Fuel Asia''s Economic Future and Europe''s Energy Security? Nasdaq
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U.S. says it helps recover $28.7 million tied to former South Korean president
Reuters - 3/4/2015
(Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday it had worked with South Korean authorities to recover more than $28.7 million in corruption proceeds linked to former South Korean President
US says it helps recover $28.7 million tied to former South ... Reuters
U.S. says it helps recover $28.7 mln tied to former S. Korean president AlertNet
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Law to get tough on domestic violence
CHINAdaily Europe - 3/4/2015
Guideline includes death penalty for issue traditionally regarded as a private matter Committing domestic violence can result in penalties as severe as the death sentence, according to a guideline released
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China's vast 'Commodity City': A shopper's paradise
CNN - 3/4/2015
Story highlights Richard John Seymour traveled to the Chinese city of Yiwu to photograph Commodity City In "Yiwu Commodity City," Seymour documents the buyers and sellers that make up the wholesale market
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North Korea: Books on the 'Hermit Kingdom' are positioned as page-turners
Christian Science Monitor - 3/4/2015
Both the Monitor and Amazon selected Blaine Harden's forthcoming title on North Korea, 'The Great Leader and the Fighter Pilot,' as one of the best books to be released this month, while Amazon chose
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Harrods Takes ‘£1 in Every £5’ Spent by Chinese Tourists in UK
MSNBC Newsweek - 3/4/2015
Business Shoppers queue for the Boxing Day sale at Harrods department store in London December 26, 2013. Neil Hall/REUTERS £1 in every £5 spent by Chinese tourists in the UK is spent at the
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