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Japan may have to dump radioactive Fukushima water into the Pacific

Eight years after Japan's worst nuclear disaster, the government is not sure what to do with the contaminated water that remains -- but its environment minister says dumping it into the ocea...

Japan may have to dump radioactive Fukushima water into the Pacific

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Japan will have to dump radioactive Fukushima water into Pacific, minister says Tokyo Electric Power will have to dump radioactive water from its destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant directly into the Pacific Ocean, Japan's environment minister said on Tuesday....
08:51, 09/10/2019

Japan may dump radioactive water from Fukushima into Pacific Ocean More than eight years after an earthquake and tsunami ravaged a Fukushima power plant, Japan has not formally decided what to do with contaminated water from the incident....
02:18, 09/11/2019

Fukushima: Japan will have to dump radioactive water into Pacific, minister says More than a million tonnes of contaminated water lies in storage but power company says it will run out of space by 2022The operator of the ruined Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant will have to dump huge quantities of contaminated water from the ...
15:51, 09/10/2019

Japan will likely dump radioactive Fukushima water into sea TOKYO – Japan’s Tokyo Electric Power will have to dump radioactive water from its destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean as it runs out of room to store it, the environment minister said on Tuesday. Tokyo Electric, or Te...
22:17, 09/10/2019

Japan will have to dump toxic Fukushima nuclear plant water into Pacific Ocean, environment minister says Massive amounts of toxic water from the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Japan has to be dumped into the Pacific Ocean because the facility is running out of space, the country's environment minister said Tuesday....
18:17, 09/10/2019

Japan may have to dump radioactive water into the sea, minister says Japan's Tokyo Electric Power will have to dump radioactive water from its destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean as it runs out of room to store it, the environment minister said on Tuesday....
06:34, 09/11/2019

Fukushima’s Radioactive Water Will Have to Be Dumped in the Ocean, Japan's Environment Minister Predicts A remark by Japanese environment minister Yoshiaki Harada about dumping wastewater from the damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant directly into the Pacific Ocean has sparked outrage among Japanese fishermen and environmental groups. Read more......
01:34, 09/11/2019

Dump Fukushima contaminated water into ocean, says Japan's environment minister Eight years after Japan's worst nuclear disaster, the government is not sure what to do with the contaminated water that remains -- but its environment minister says dumping it into the ocean might be the only choice....
14:17, 09/10/2019

North, South Korea oppose Japan's plan to release radioactive Fukushima water North and South Korea are fighting plans by the Japanese government to release radioactive water presently stored at the destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant on the northeast coast of Japan into the Pacific Ocean....
17:51, 09/12/2019

Fukushima nuclear plant out of space for radioactive water The utility company operating Fukushima’s tsunami-devastated nuclear power plant says it will run out of space to store massive amounts of contaminated water in three years...
17:51, 08/09/2019

Fukushima plant running out of space for radioactive water More than eight years after a devastating earthquake and tsunami caused a meltdown at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant, the utility company operating it said Friday it will run out of space to store massive amounts of contaminated water in...
00:34, 08/10/2019

Destroyed Fukushima nuclear plant is out of space to store radioactive water Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant suffered a devastating meltdown back in 2011, and while news about the disaster has died down significantly since then, the actual cleanup and containment efforts have been ongoing ever since. Now, with con...
21:34, 08/10/2019

Fukushima nuclear plant running out of space for radioactive water, TEPCO says The company that operates Fukushima's tsunami-devastated nuclear power plant said on Friday it will run out of space to store radioactive water within three years. Worries are intensifying on what will become of the water and whether a consensus can ...
04:34, 08/10/2019

Fukushima power plant is running out of space to store dangerous radioactive water The utility company operating Fukushima’s tsunami-devastated nuclear power plant said Friday it will run out of space to store massive amounts of contaminated water in three years....
17:00, 08/10/2019

Japan briefs diplomats on Fukushima nuclear water concerns Japan has reassured foreign diplomats about the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant’s safety amid concerns about massive amounts of treated but radioactive water stored in tanks...
12:17, 09/04/2019

Japan tells diplomats no decision yet on contaminated Fukushima water Japanese government officials on Wednesday told diplomats they were still considering options for handling contaminated water at Tokyo Electric Power's wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant amid worries the water may be dumped into the ocean....
09:51, 09/04/2019

Japan to resume effort to tackle contaminated water problem at Fukushima Japan is resuming efforts to disperse a build-up of contaminated water at Tokyo Electric Power's wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant that is stalling progress on cleaning up the site, the government said on Thursday....
13:34, 08/08/2019

Parts of the Marshall Islands are more radioactive than Chernobyl and Fukushima, study finds Radiation levels across parts of the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean, where the United States tested nuclear bombs during the Cold War, are higher than areas contaminated by the Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear disasters, new research suggests....
20:51, 07/17/2019

This Town Didn't Want to Be a Radioactive Waste Dump. The Government Is Giving Them No Choice. PIKETON, OHIO—David and Pam Mills have grown tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, and okra on their secluded Appalachian property for about 18 years now. This will be the first year the retired couple doesn’t. They just can’t trust their soil anymore. Not w...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Storm Lorena threatens to dump heavy rain on Mexican Pacific resorts Tropical storm Lorena threatened to strike Mexico's Pacific coast with heavy rain and high winds on Wednesday morning, as it gathered strength and barreled towards popular beach resorts on the Baja California peninsula....
18:51, 09/18/2019

Rumours Of "Radioactive Water" In Paris, Probe Ordered After the panic, the prosecution: investigators in Paris have opened an enquiry to track down the source of false reports last week that drinking water in the French capital had been contaminated....
14:17, 07/23/2019

Japan clears executives in Fukushima disaster case Prosecutors had accused the executives of negligence, saying they were aware of the dangers posed by tsunamis. But the executives argued that although they knew, they were not responsible for day-to-day operations....
11:51, 09/19/2019

Japan's Tepco to decommission second Fukushima nuclear station Tokyo Electric Power said on Wednesday it plans to decommission its Fukushima Daini nuclear station, located a few miles south of the bigger Fukushima Daiichi plant where three reactors melted down after an earthquake and tsunami in 2011....
22:34, 07/24/2019

Former Executives Acquitted Over Fukushima Nuclear Disaster in Japan Three former leaders of Tokyo Electric Power Company had been charged with criminal negligence over their roles in the meltdown at the plant in 2011....
07:51, 09/19/2019

6.3-magnitude earthquake strikes coast of Japan near Fukushima A 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit off of the coast of Japan near Fukushima on Sunday morning. People reported feeling the quake in the capital, Tokyo, approximately 155 miles away....
20:34, 08/04/2019

Paris authorities scotch rumours of radioactive tap water as 'fake news' Viral message claims water has harmful tritium levels as country faces heatwaveAs France faces a scorching new heatwave this week, Paris authorities have urged residents to keep calm and carry on drinking tap water after rumours spread that the capit...
13:34, 07/22/2019

Japan should scrap nuclear reactors after Fukushima, says new environment minister Shinjiro Koizumi says: ‘We will be doomed if we allow another accident to occur’Japan’s new environment minister has called for the country’s nuclear reactors to be scrapped to prevent a repeat of the Fukushima nuclear disaster.Shinjiro Koizumi’s com...
10:51, 09/12/2019

Japan regulator to launch new investigation into Fukushima nuclear disaster Japan's nuclear regulator said in Wednesday it would launch a new investigation into the Fukushima disaster, to look into how radiation leaked from damaged reactor containment vessels and other factors....
12:34, 09/11/2019

Japan's Tepco to decommission second, undamaged Fukushima nuclear plant: Kyodo Tokyo Electric Power plans to scrap its Fukushima Daini nuclear station, located a few miles south of the bigger Fukushima Daiichi plant where three reactors melted down in 2011 after an earthquake and tsunami, Kyodo News reported on Wednesday....
05:34, 07/24/2019

Brazilian warplanes dump thousands of gallons of water on Amazon fires Brazilian warplanes dumped thousands of gallons of water over the weekend to battle the raging Amazon rain forest fires — as leaders of the G7 nations said they were working out an agreement to aid the South American country. Video posted to Tw...
14:51, 08/26/2019

Brazilian warplanes dump water on Amazon fires as outcry mounts G7 leaders stepped up pressure on president Jair Bolsonaro to tackle destruction of precious rainforestBrazilian warplanes have begun dumping water on burning forest in the Amazon state of Rondonia, responding to an outcry over the destruction of the...
11:17, 08/26/2019

Fukushima Disaster: Japan Court Acquits 3 Ex-Tokyo Power Firm Executives A Japanese court on Thursday acquitted three former officials from the firm that operated the Fukushima nuclear plant, in the only criminal trial to stem from the 2011 disaster....
09:51, 09/19/2019

Warplanes dump water on Amazon as Brazil military begins fighting fires Brazilian warplanes are dumping water on the burning forest in the Amazon state of Rondonia, responding to a global outcry over the destruction of the world's largest tropical rain forest....
06:51, 08/26/2019

Fukushima trial ends in not guilty verdict, but nuclear disaster will haunt Japan for decades to come The only criminal prosecution stemming from the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster has ended in not guilty verdicts, in a blow to families displaced by the meltdown, as the fallout promises to haunt northern Japan for decades to come....
22:51, 09/19/2019

Radioactive sushi: Japan-South Korea spat extends to Olympic cuisine Seoul says it is worried about contaminated food from Fukushima being served to its athletes at the Tokyo Games, despite strict Japanese safety standards. ...
14:51, 08/23/2019

S. Korean Olympic chief: IOC will have answers on Japan's Dokdo labeling, radioactive contamination When it comes to Tokyo's labeling of Dokdo as Japanese territory on its Olympic website and concerns of radioactive contamination during the competition, the International Olympic Committee will have definitive answers....
15:17, 08/15/2019

Judo helps Japan get to grips with China's expansion in Pacific In a large church hall near the Samoan parliament, 175-kg (386-lb) judo practitioner Derek Sua is being thrown to the mat by his Japanese coach, a black-belt who is just a third his size....
07:34, 08/08/2019

South Korea, Japan take part in U.S.-led Pacific naval exercise South Korea and Japan participated in a U.S.-led naval exercise on Thursday in the first joint maneuvers between the two countries since their military ties were strained seriously over a radar row, officials said....
16:34, 05/23/2019

Rugby: Japan claim Pacific Nations trophy in World Cup boost Japan overpowered a dogged United States 34-20 to win the Pacific Nations Cup in Suva on Saturday and enjoy a timely confidence boost six weeks out from hosting the World Cup....
17:34, 08/10/2019

US, Japan To Work With India For An Open Indo-Pacific Region: Shinzo Abe The US and Japan will work with countries like India, Australia, ASEAN, UK and France to "forcefully" promote the idea of a free and open Indo-Pacific, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday,......
22:00, 05/27/2019

U.S., Japan, South Korea, Australia hold first naval drills in Western Pacific U.S. Navy ships conducted joint drills with warships from allies Japan, Australia and South Korea in their first combined exercise in the Western Pacific, the U.S. Navy said on Thursday....
10:00, 05/23/2019

| SA men's water polo side beaten by Japan, end 12th The South African men's water polo side have finished 12th at the FINA World Aquatics Championships after losing their latest match in Gwangju, South Korea....
15:51, 07/25/2019

Japan found water on an asteroid, and it could reveal secrets about Earth Nothing would excite astronomers more than to discover a planet somewhere out there with obvious signs of life, but it just hasn’t happened yet. Earth, we think, is pretty special in its ability to foster life, and as far as we know there&rsquo...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Fukushima diary, part one: 'I'm finally home' The mayor of Okuma, home of the damaged nuclear power plant, has been in exile for eight years – here he writes about finally returningThe residents of Okuma were among more than 150,000 people who were forced to flee their homes after the March 2011...
05:17, 06/01/2019

Samsung’s in hot water for allegedly misleading customers about water-resistant Galaxy phones The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is taking Samsung to court in the country, alleging that the Korean company has been lying to Australian consumers for years about the water-resistant capabilities of several Galaxy phones. Th...
19:51, 07/04/2019

A city without water: Fort Lauderdale works to restore water service for 220,000 people Fort Lauderdale and surrounding areas were bracing to lose running water Thursday after a construction crew damaged a major water main.        ...
07:00, 07/19/2019

Clean Water Is a ‘Right’: Kamala Harris Promotes Bill Ensuring Water Safety in Every Community Presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris is proposing a law to safeguard access to clean water for everyone, including minority communities like those in Flint, Mich., most at-risk for being without....
06:34, 07/23/2019

Fluoridated water during pregnancy may be hurting kids' brains. You still don't need to start drinking bottled water. Shutterstock A new study suggests that mothers who drink fluoridated water during pregnancy (which shows up in their urine) may be giving birth to kids who have slightly lower IQs. The finding held true in boys, but not girls. The American Academy o...
22:51, 08/21/2019

Boil water advisory issued for Lake Louise after water main break over weekend The Lake Louise Fire Department told people to boil water for a minimum of two minutes before drinking, brushing teeth, washing fruits and vegetables, and doing dishes....
16:17, 08/20/2019

Fort Lauderdale temporarily restores much of its water service, urges people to boil water Fort Lauderdale officials said much of its water service had been temporary restored Thursday following a water main break, but urged residents to boil water until further notice. ...
01:00, 07/19/2019

Safe drinking water, sanitation, are ‘basic human rights’: new UN Water Development report Safe water and access to proper sanitation are essential to eradicate poverty, build peaceful societies and ensure that no one is left behind on the path towards sustainable development, according to the 2019 UN World Water Development Report, launch...
19:17, 04/28/2019

Water supply temporarily restored in Blackie, Alta., boil water advisory still in effect Hours after Foothills County issued an emergency alert to say the hamlet of Blackie, Alta., had no water supply, county officials said Tuesday night that the water supply had been temporarily restored....
04:51, 06/26/2019

'They were fighting for water to bathe. Water to drink.' Evacuees describe devastation in Bahamas after Dorian Some Hurricane Dorian survivors evacuated to the United States from the Bahamas are arriving with little more than their harrowing stories of the storm, the devastation of its aftermath, and the desperation of those left behind....
07:51, 09/10/2019

The islands more radioactive than Chernobyl Radiation levels across parts of the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean, where the United States tested nuclear bombs during the Cold War, are higher than areas contaminated by the Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear disasters, new research suggests....
14:17, 07/17/2019

What should we do with radioactive nuclear waste? The race is on to develop strategies for storing the most dangerous materials on EarthThis article was originally published by EnsiaThere’s a small red hammer and sickle flag of the old Soviet Union on my dresser at home. I found it years ago on the ...
09:00, 08/01/2019

Fears and Frustrations as Newark, NJ, Hands Out Bottled Water Amid a Lead-Contaminated Water Crisis of Its Own Inspiring comparisons to the water crisis in Flint, Mich., New Jersey’s biggest (and predominantly black) city, Newark, is handing out bottled water to its residents amid a worsening contaminated water crisis....
07:17, 08/15/2019

Plop Down $33 For This Warm Water Bidet, Before the Weather and Water Get Colder There are $20 bidets, and bidets that cost as much as a mortgage payment, but today’s deal seems to strike a great balance between the two in terms of features, but with a price much closer to the former than the latter....
15:17, 08/27/2019

Newark Officials Providing Bottled Water to 15,000 Homes Over Lead Contamination Concerns. Here’s What You Need to Know About the City’s Water Crisis It’s now the fifth straight day that residents in around 15,000 Newark, N.J. homes are being given bottled water for drinking and cooking, as city authorities and federal officials grapple with high levels of lead in their water supply. A feder...
03:51, 08/17/2019

E.coli found in Long Beach water supply, boil-water order issued by Nassau County Nassau County officials have issued a boil-water order for residents in Long Beach after discovering E.coli in the local water supply. “The City of Long Beach Water System, in consultation with the Nassau County Department of Health, is investi...
03:17, 06/22/2019

Fukushima diary, part two: overwhelming kindness and a new home The mayor of Okuma, home of the damaged nuclear power plant, has been in exile for eight years – here he writes about finally returningThe residents of Okuma were among more than 150,000 people who were forced to flee their homes after the March 2011...
03:51, 06/08/2019

TEPCO executives acquitted over Fukushima nuclear disaster A Japanese court on Thursday acquitted three former Tokyo Electric Power Co. executives on charges of professional negligence in connection to the 2011 Fukushima meltdown....
01:34, 09/20/2019

Norway detects radioactive iodine The Norwegian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority on Thursday said "tiny amounts of radioactive iodine" had been detected at an air-filter station, one week after a mystery-shrouded explosion at a Russian military test range....
02:51, 08/16/2019

Thames Water: No water supply for 100,000 properties and schools closed across Hampton, Twickenham and West London due to burst pipes At least 100,000 properties in south and west London have been left with no running water or a limited supply after a major water pipe burst in Hampton....
17:17, 06/12/2019

Russian officials blame cesium exposure on 'Fukushima crabs' Officials in Russia's northern city of Arkhangelsk have acknowledged that one of the doctors who helped treat victims of a recent mysterious explosion at a military test site was found to have a radioactive isotope in his body....
08:17, 08/25/2019

Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Trial Ends With Acquittals of 3 Executives The verdict makes it likely that no one will be held criminally responsible for the 2011 meltdown in Japan, which caused damage that could linger for generations....
14:17, 09/19/2019

Former Fukushima Bosses Cleared of Criminal Negligence Over Nuclear Disaster The Tokyo District Court has acquitted three former Tokyo Electric Power Company executives charged with criminal negligence leading to the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster.Read more......
16:00, 09/21/2019

Ex-bosses at Fukushima nuclear plant cleared over tsunami meltdown Three former executives of the company operating the Fukushima nuclear power plant today walked free from court after being found not guilty of professional negligence following the 2011 meltdown....
15:51, 09/19/2019

Fallout particle offers insight into Fukushima nuclear accident Researchers have found and studied a fallout particle containing uranium released by the Fukushima nuclear accident. The study offered scientists insight into the sequence of events that led to the Fukushima meltdown....
21:51, 06/26/2019

Three Executives Have Been Absolved of Negligence in the 2011 Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese court on Thursday ruled that three former executives for Tokyo Electric Power Company were not guilty of professional negligence in the 2011 Fukushima meltdown. The ruling by the Tokyo District Court ended the only crimi...
18:51, 09/19/2019

Supernova Could Have Left Radioactive Dust in Antarctic Ice Scientists found evidence of dust produced in nearby supernovae hiding under a thousand pounds of Antarctic snow, according to new research. Read more......
01:34, 08/10/2019

Godzilla: from radioactive colossus to unlikely climate hero Ever since Godzilla first rampaged across cinema screens 65 years ago, film critics have seen the reptilian anti-hero as a symbol of the fears gnawing away in the deepest recesses of movie-goers' minds....
16:51, 06/04/2019

Drones map Chernobyl’s Red Forest for radioactive hotspots Chernobyl’s ghostly Red Forest, one of the most radioactive sites on the planet, has been mapped by specially-equipped drones to measure the extent of its contamination. Researchers from the UK’s University of Bristol, working as part of the National...
05:51, 05/09/2019

What is Russia hiding after 'Skyfall' radioactive blast? After an explosion at a Russian missile-testing site led to a surge in radiation, five monitoring stations went offline. This did not happen by chance, experts say....
01:51, 08/24/2019

Radioactive dust in Antarctic ice could help map interstellar clouds Interstellar dust has been found in Antarctic snow samples. The discovery could provide a way of mapping the clouds of dust Earth has passed through in space...
17:51, 08/14/2019

Radiation levels in Marshall Islands still exceed Fukushima, Chernobyl: study Radiation levels across the Marshall Islands in the central Pacific Ocean, where the United States conducted more than 65 nuclear tests during the Cold War, are still alarmingly high — even higher than Fukushima and Chernobyl in some parts, a new stu...
04:34, 07/16/2019

Fukushima disaster: Japanese power company chiefs cleared of negligence Three executives at Tepco acquitted, marking the end of the only criminal action over the disasterThree former executives at the company that runs the ruined Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant have been acquitted of failing to prevent the March 20...
08:17, 09/19/2019

Former Fukushima execs found not guilty of negligence after 2011 nuclear disaster Three former executives facing five years in jail for professional negligence in the 2011 nuclear meltdown of the Fukushima plant were found not guilty in a Thursday ruling. ...
20:17, 09/19/2019

Asahi’s ‘Fukushima beer’ launch invites South Korea scorn Japanese beer company Asahi is at the center of a growing controversy in South Korea, following Asahi's decision to sell beer using ingredients from Fukushima....
18:00, 07/25/2019

Tucson Water finds more water contamination TUCSON-The city of Tucson is suing a company they say is responsible for toxic chemicals found in local wells. Now officials say they’re finding more contaminants. “In the last several weeks we have found significant contamination of PFCs...
02:34, 09/22/2019

Radioactive contamination found at Ohio middle school Are we safe? That's the concern that's been in the back of neighbors' minds when they look at the looming Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Pike County, Ohio, Jennifer Chandler said....
22:34, 05/14/2019

AMC's Preacher gets another radioactive teaser ahead of its final season On August 4, AMC’s oddly compelling Preacher will return for a fourth and final season wherein Hitler reigns over Hell, which is a fun sentence to write. Now, AMC has dropped a poster for the series, as well as a new teaser following the one co-creat...
19:17, 06/28/2019

Glaciers contain radioactive isotopes from nuclear tests and accidents Traces of nuclear weapons testing and accidents like Chernobyl have been found in glaciers around the world. It is unknown if they pose a risk to health...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Russia Identifies 4 Radioactive Isotopes From Nuclear Accident The Russian authorities identified four isotopes released in a nuclear accident; outside experts say the fallout probably comprised a more complicated mix....
00:17, 08/27/2019

Guy Fieri to feed Area 51 raiders with ‘Radioactive Ribs’ The Mayor of Flavortown is gearing up for a close encounter of the food kind. Guy Fieri announced on Twitter Wednesday that he’ll be taking part in the viral Facebook event “Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us” — and he&...
22:51, 07/17/2019

South Korea concerned over food safety at Olympics with events slated for Fukushima Talks to take place over food provision at Tokyo GamesFukushima to host baseball and softball games next yearSouth Korea is considering making its own arrangements to feed its athletes at next year’s Tokyo Olympics, citing concerns over the safety of...
14:51, 08/22/2019

Radiation levels in Marshall Islands higher than Fukushima, Chernobyl, study finds Radiation levels across the Marshall Islands in the central Pacific Ocean, where the United States conducted more than 65 nuclear tests during the Cold War, are still alarmingly high — even higher than Fukushima and Chernobyl in some parts, a new stu...
12:17, 07/16/2019

Incredible Observation Links Two Different Radioactive Phenomena Inside a Thunderstorm Scientists in Japan reported seeing two radioactive weather phenomena at the same time, for the first time, according to a new paper. The observation establishes a link between the two, adding to our knowledge of the wild physics that takes place ins...
00:17, 06/27/2019

Authorities find radioactive chemicals at Ohio middle school An Ohio middle school will shut down indefinitely after authorities discovered it was potentially contaminated with cancer-causing radioactive materials, officials said. Scioto Valley Local District officials announced Monday that Zahn’s Corner...
18:34, 05/16/2019

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22:34, 07/12/2019

Radioactive equipment stolen from Colorado construction site, officials say Authorities in Colorado are alerting the public after radioactive equipment was stolen from a temporary construction site at a college campus and a reward is being offered for information leading to its return....
22:51, 08/27/2019

Norway detects radioactive iodine days after explosion in Russia The Norwegian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority on Thursday said "tiny amounts of radioactive iodine" had been detected at an air-filter station, one week after a mystery-shrouded explosion at a Russian military test range....
00:51, 08/16/2019

Russia finds radioactive isotopes in test samples after accident Russia's state weather agency said on Monday it had found the radioactive isotopes of strontium, barium and lanthanum in test samples after a mysterious accident during a test at a military site earlier this month....
06:51, 08/27/2019

Russian agency says radioactive isotopes were found after mysterious explosion The Aug. 8 explosion on a platform in the White Sea off Nyonoksa caused a reported brief spike in radiation in nearby Severodvinsk.        ...
19:17, 08/26/2019

Russia Urges Villagers to Leave Radioactive Blast Site Residents of a town in Northwestern Russia were urged to leave their homes, days after a nearby Defense Ministry test of a nuclear-powered engine exploded, boosting radiation levels that alarmed the region....
02:51, 08/14/2019

Russian Health Officials Blame 'Fukushima Crabs' for Cesium-137 Exposure After Mysterious Accident A doctor who treated survivors of a mysterious nuclear accident in Russia was told that the radioactive isotope cesium-137 must have made its way into their body due to “Fukushima crabs,” according to CNN.Read more......
22:51, 08/24/2019

Why You Should Dump Myfitnesspal for Cronometer Myfitnesspal seems to be the fitness world’s default calorie counter, and I can’t figure out any good reason why. It tries to show you ads and articles while you’re trying to log your food, puts your exercise calories into an equation at the top of t...
18:00, 09/03/2019

Radioactive remnants of nuclear bomb tests found on ocean floor Nuclear weapons testing dates back to the mid-1940s and ramped up significantly starting in the early 1950s. Several countries, including the US, Soviet Union, China and France spent decades testing new versions of the incredibly destructive arms and...
17:34, 05/10/2019

Someone Please Return My Rattlesnake, Radioactive Uranium, and My Open Bottle of Kentucky Deluxe In what sounds like an average Wednesday morning in Logan County, Oklahoma, police pulled over two people driving a stolen car last week with expired tags. Oh, and it was also filled with guns, a rattlesnake, a canister of uranium powder and an o...
18:17, 07/15/2019

$72M worth of radioactive element used in nuclear reactors reportedly seized in Turkey Authorities in Turkey reportedly discovered $72 million worth of a radioactive element — used in nuclear reactors and found in the fallout of nuclear explosions — from a car....
16:51, 07/08/2019

Russia finds radioactive isotopes in test samples after accident: Ifax Russia's state weather agency said on Monday it had found the radioactive isotopes of strontium, barium and lanthanum in test samples after an accident during a rocket engine test in northern Russia this month, Interfax news agency reported....
09:51, 08/26/2019

Ohio middle school closed after radioactive contamination detected in building "It is the position of the Board that any level of contamination on or near our school is unacceptable."        ...
23:17, 05/14/2019

Chernobyl's Red Forest mapped by drones as scientists discover radioactive hotspots Chernobyl’s ghostly Red Forest, one of the most radioactive sites on the planet, has been mapped by specially-equipped drones to measure the extent of its contamination....
02:34, 05/09/2019

Russian agency detects radioactive isotopes near missile explosion site Radioactive isotopes have been detected in samples near the Russian military base where a missile testing accident killed five scientists and injured several others....
05:17, 08/27/2019

Tellez homers twice as Jays dump Red Sox 10-3 Marcus Stroman has been saddled with little run support in most of his starts this season. Rowdy Tellez made sure that wasn't the case Tuesday night....
09:34, 05/22/2019

Eating from the garbage dump in the Philippines In the Philippines, food waste is on the rise. At the same time, many are forced to sift through the garbage dump to find something to eat. Some are trying to tackle the growing problem....
15:34, 06/25/2019

NBA round-up: Celts dump Pelicans for 6th win in row "Marcus Morris and Jayson Tatum combined to score 52 points as the short-handed\r\nBoston Celtics won their sixth game in a row by defeating the visiting New\r\nOrleans Pelicans 113-100 on Monday night."...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Radioactive remnants of decades-old nuclear bomb tests have settled on the ocean floor Nuclear weapons testing dates back to the mid 1940s and ramped up significantly starting in the early 1950s. Several countries, including the U.S., Soviet Union, China and France spent decades testing new versions of the incredibly destructive arms a...
05:17, 05/10/2019

Officials say Arkansas underground dump fire has gone out BELLA VISTA, Ark. (AP) — Officials say a northwestern Arkansas underground dump fire that’s been burning for nearly a year has been extinguished. Bella Vista’s Property Owner’s Association said on its website Tuesday that no fire, s...
17:34, 06/05/2019

Dump truck bed gets stuck under Cleveland bridge Crews are busy working to remove a dump truck bed that got stuck underneath a pedestrian bridge near an interstate in Cleveland Tuesday. Lanes along I-77 will remain closed in both directions until the truck is removed. (April 30)    ...
20:17, 04/30/2019

US may dump 1.5 tons of rat poison on Farallon Islands A US government agency is proposing using 1.5 tons of rat poison to limit the spread of an invasive rodent problem in the Farallon Islands, located 30 miles off the coast of San Francisco. The US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) was spearheading the p...
23:17, 07/08/2019

Verizon reportedly will dump one of its well-known media properties Back in June 2013, Yahoo purchased micro-blogging and social networking app Tumblr for $1.1 billion (including liabilities). Then Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer wanted to bring some younger users to Yahoo, and she thought that Tumblr would help. Three years...
11:17, 05/03/2019

Honduras dump El Salvador from Gold Cup with 4-0 result Honduras upset El Salvador 4-0 at the Gold Cup in Los Angeles on Tuesday, a result that sent Curacao through to the quarter-finals at the expense of El Salvador....
09:51, 06/26/2019

VAR Took A Dump All Over This Vancouver Whitecaps Penalty Kick VAR keeps hitting never-before-seen low points in ways that were hard to imagine when it was first implemented. The Vancouver Whitecaps experienced a new version of outrage during their match against the Montreal Impact on Wednesday night, when repl...
01:51, 08/30/2019

No. 9 Florida rallies without Franks to dump Kentucky No. 9 Florida, with backup quarterback Kyle Trask under center, scored three fourth-quarter touchdowns to rally for a 29-21 victory over Kentucky on Saturday night in their SEC matchup in Lexington, Ky....
12:17, 09/15/2019

The infamous Kibarani dump in Mombasa goes green In a move to reclaim the lost glory of Mombasa, the government and local private stakeholders are tackling the 50-year-old Kibarani dump. They have started to repurpose the tract of land into a green recreational park....
00:34, 08/08/2019

I Took a Dump the Same Way the Apollo Astronauts Did—and Dear God Was It Awful Ever since human beings have been jamming themselves into little metal canisters and shooting themselves off into space, there has been one thing everyone wants to know: how do you go to the bathroom? Sure, you can read about how it’s done, and for m...
17:34, 07/24/2019

A deleted version of Nick Fury's big Iron Man speech namechecked mutants and "radioactive bug bites" Nick Fury’s big theater kid moment at the end of the original Iron Man—we like to imagine him testing out all the various shadows in Tony Stark’s apartment to lurk in, the better to make stepping out of one as dramatic as humanly possible—is one of t...
21:34, 09/14/2019

The Philippines Says It Will Dump Garbage in Canada’s Waters If They Don’t Take It Back The President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, says his government has hired a private shipping company to send containers full of Canadian trash back to Canada, vowing to dump the rubbish in Canadian waters if the country does not accept them, a...
20:51, 05/23/2019

Big cruises dump boatloads of problems on beloved cities Earlier this year, Venice greenlighted an “entry fee,” beginning at $3.33, which will be used to limit the number of daytrippers to the sinking city. Meanwhile, Barcelona has been under such duress that in 2017, the regional government en...
07:00, 08/31/2019

Remnants of storm Barry dump more rain in the US southeast Barry, now downgraded to a tropical depression, still packed winds of up to 25 mph and could drop 5 inches or more of rain on a water-logged Louisiana....
13:51, 07/15/2019

Several people detained in waste dump protest in Russia MOSCOW (AP) — Activists say Russian police have detained several environmentalists who were protesting against the construction of a waste dump in the country’s northwest. Nearly 100 protesters on Tuesday blocked the entrance to the constructio...
15:34, 06/05/2019

YouTube has become such a garbage fire it is time to dump it for good To make the internet a better place we could start by switching off the world’s biggest video sharing site amid claims its algorithms magnify fringe views, says Annalee Newitz...
07:17, 08/22/2019

Popular social media site is a toxic dump A lake in Siberia nicknamed the Novosibirsk Maldives is a popular Instagram spot because of the appealing color of the water. It's also close to a Trans-Siberian Railway stop. The turquoise visage has a similar hue to oceans or seas you might se...
19:17, 07/11/2019

Man struck and killed by dump truck in Coney Island A man was killed Saturday when he was struck by a dump truck while trying to get across a Coney Island street, authorities said. The 58-year-old man was in the crosswalk of Mermaid Avenue and W. 21st Street at about 9:45 a.m. when a 47-year-old drive...
11:34, 05/12/2019

Eight things we learned in the UK government's pre-Johnson info dump Air pollution, plastic packaging, nuclear power plants, genome sequencing: just before Boris Johnson becomes prime minister, the UK government has put out dozens of documents. Here's what you need to know...
15:34, 07/23/2019

University of California to dump fossil fuel investments “Our job is to make money for the University of California and we’re betting we can do that without fossil fuels investments,” said an opinion article in the Los Angeles Times written by two UC executives....
01:34, 09/19/2019

‘Siberian Maldives’ is actually a toxic dump, Instagrammers warned Russian lake that has sparked social media frenzy is full of metal oxides from coal ashA Russian energy company has warned Instagram users not to swim in a mesmerising turquoise lake nicknamed the “Siberian Maldives” because it is actually an ash dum...
13:17, 07/10/2019

Remnants of storm Barry dump more rain in the U.S. southeast The remnants of the once mighty storm Barry, the first hurricane of the 2019 season, dumped dangerous amounts of rain as it crawled north through the United States on Monday after coming ashore west of New Orleans at the weekend....
13:51, 07/15/2019

| WATCH: Dump truck bed gets stuck under Cleveland bridge Crews are busy working to remove a dump truck bed that got stuck underneath a pedestrian bridge near an interstate in Cleveland Tuesday. Lanes along I-77 will remain closed in both directions until the truck is removed....
21:34, 04/30/2019

People Fall Ill After Swimming In Lake That's Actually Toxic Dump Several people in Spain have reportedly fallen ill after bathing in Monte Neme - an Instagram-famous tourist spot that appears to be an idyllic turquoise lake but is actually a toxic dump....
07:34, 07/22/2019

Water Polo: Spain and Italy power into men's world water polo final Former champions Spain and Italy upset more heralded rivals to reach the men's water polo final at the World Aquatics Championships and qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after stellar performances on Thursday....
16:00, 07/25/2019

Russia nuclear missile explosion resulted in radioactive isotopes found in test samples after accident Radioactive isotopes have been discovered by Russia's state weather agency in test samples more than two weeks after a mysterious and deadly explosion earlier this month at a naval weapons testing range in the northwestern part of the country, the ag...
16:17, 08/27/2019

Fort takes over as commander of Naval Forces Japan, Navy Region Japan Rear Adm. Brian Fort assumed command of Naval Forces Japan on Wednesday, relieving Rear Adm. Gregory Fenton during a change of command ceremony in Yokosuka, Japan....
20:17, 07/10/2019

Japan-South Korea relations in 'very severe' state: Japan's Suga Japan's top government spokesman said on Wednesday the country's relationship with South Korea was in a "very severe" state and that Tokyo would continue to urge Seoul to take appropriate action over a string of issues that have frayed bilateral ties...
05:34, 07/24/2019

Japan, U.S. reach framework trade pact, no tariff cuts on Japan cars: Nikkei The United States and Japan have reached the broad framework of a trade agreement, with Washington maintaining tariffs on Japanese autos but Tokyo cutting tariffs on U.S. beef and pork, Japan's Nikkei business daily said on Saturday....
14:17, 08/24/2019

NASA just received a major data dump from its mission to ‘Touch the Sun’ We’re rapidly approaching the one-year anniversary of the launch of NASA’s much-hyped mission to “Touch the Sun” with its Parker Solar Probe. The spacecraft is breaking records left and right, but NASA didn’t fire the pr...
11:00, 08/06/2019

Democratic candidates dump on Trump over North Korea meeting U.S. candidates running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Sunday criticized President Donald Trump's latest overture to North Korean leader Kim Jung Un, saying the leaders' meeting lacked substance and elevated a ruthless dictator....
21:17, 06/30/2019

Mets let Noah Syndergaard dump Ramos in sudden trend Noah Syndergaard returned from the injured list wanting Tomas Nido as his personal catcher and was granted his wish by Mets officials in recent days. That has left Syndergaard and Jacob deGrom as members of the starting rotation with Nido as their pe...
02:51, 07/03/2019

Investors see less gloom, dump winners and buy economically sensitive stocks There's a shift underway in the stock market that may be signalling that some investors believe there was way too much pessimism on Wall Street this summer....
08:51, 09/11/2019

Trump threatens to dump captured ISIS fighters in Europe President Trump on Friday renewed his threat to dump ISIS prisoners back to the European countries they hailed from — saying the US would drop them at the border and the Europeans will “have to capture them again.” “I defeated the caliphate. When I c...
19:51, 09/20/2019

Tired of being trashed, Philippines ready to dump garbage in Canada Philippine's president has given Canada two options for garbage sent to the Philippines years ago: Take it back or watch it wash up on Canadian shores. The countries have been talking trash for over five years....
17:51, 05/22/2019

Crews to begin underground dump fire cleanup Saturday BELLA VISTA, Ark. (AP) — Officials say an environmental engineering firm is preparing to extinguish an underground dump fire that’s been burning since July at a former unlicensed northwest Arkansas dump. KFSM reports that crews ...
21:00, 05/17/2019

US Democratic Candidates Dump On Trump Over North Korea Meeting US candidates running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Sunday criticized President Donald Trump's latest overture to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, saying the leaders' meeting......
00:17, 07/01/2019

Blues dump Bruins to win Stanley Cup after agonizing 52-year wait The St. Louis Blues completed a most improbable journey and wiped out decades of misery by beating the Boston Bruins on Wednesday to capture their first Stanley Cup and set off a celebration that was 52 years in the making....
13:51, 06/13/2019

"Who Needs Himalayas?": People Review Delhi's Ghazipur Garbage Dump The huge 'mountain of garbage' at the saturated Ghazipur landfill site still receives tonnes of garbage every day - but Delhi residents have found a unique way of letting their frustration be known.......
08:17, 05/02/2019

U.S. Democratic candidates dump on Trump over North Korea meeting U.S. candidates running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Sunday criticized President Donald Trump's latest overture to North Korean leader Kim Jung Un, saying the leaders' meeting lacked substance and elevated a ruthless dictator....
18:51, 06/30/2019

A Microsoft salesman gave me a clever reason to dump my iPhone Have you ever wondered how -- or even why -- Microsoft is offering $650 to switch from iPhone to Samsung's latest phones? A Microsoft store salesman enlightened me. It was spiritual, as much as factual....
00:51, 09/23/2019

Pressure growing for Bernie Sanders to dump Linda Sarsour “Linda Sarsour is a virulent anti-Semite who has publicly stated that ‘nothing is creepier than Zionism,'" Manhattan billionaire Ronald Lauder told The Post....
23:35, 09/21/2019

Explainer: Will China dump U.S. bonds as a trade weapon? Not so fast The trade war between Beijing and Washington has stoked concern in financial markets that China might opt to weaponize its holdings of more than $1.1 trillion worth of U.S. Treasuries in retaliation for the tariffs the Trump administration has impose...
16:51, 06/19/2019

Trade curbs for South Korea to hit exports of Japan's chip-making gear: Japan lawmaker Japan's plan to drop South Korea from its "white list" of nations with minimum trade curbs will probably hit 630 billion yen ($5.8 billion) in annual exports of microchip-making gear to its neighbor, a Japanese lawmaker said on Wednesday....
19:34, 07/24/2019

Japan’s Softbank to spend $4B to hike stake in Yahoo Japan Japanese telecoms company Softbank Corp. says it will spend 456.5 billion yen ($4 billion) to increase its stake in Yahoo Japan to nearly 45%. The company forecast Wednesday that with the additional stake in Yahoo, its revenue will rise to 4.8 trilli...
14:51, 05/08/2019

Trump, Abe agree U.S.-Japan alliance stronger than ever: Japan official U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed on Friday that the security alliance between the world's largest and third-largest economies is stronger than ever, a senior Japanese government spokesman said....
07:00, 06/28/2019

Japan’s Trade Ministry says two oil tankers reportedly attacked near Strait of Hormuz carried ‘Japan-related cargo’ TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Trade Ministry says two oil tankers reportedly attacked near Strait of Hormuz carried ‘Japan-related cargo’...
14:17, 06/13/2019

U.S., Japan have not discussed revising security pact: Japan Japan's top government spokesman said on Thursday that Japan and the United States have not discussed revising the U.S.-Japan security treaty after U.S. President Donald Trump renewed his criticism of the defense pact in a television interview....
05:00, 06/27/2019

Trump needles Japan over US-Japan trade imbalance US President Donald Trump on Saturday needled Japan over the U.S.-Japan trade imbalance as he kicked off a state visit to the country. (May 25)        ...
07:34, 05/26/2019

President Trump’s Visit to Japan Was a Success — for Japan President Trump’s visit to Japan was a success for that country, but foreign policy experts say it was more of a wash for the United States. Facing upcoming parliamentary elections and an ongoing threat from North Korea, Japanese Prime Minister...
04:00, 05/29/2019

Tropical Depression Imelda could dump 2 feet of rain on parts of Texas East Texas faces days of heavy rains and flash flooding as Tropical Storm Imelda downgraded to a tropical depression.        ...
22:34, 09/18/2019

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Craig Wright might have to dump $2B worth of Bitcoin to pay taxes’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the past 24 hours. As Stephen Hawking used to say: Crac...
16:51, 08/28/2019

Activists call on Facebook shareholders to dump Mark Zuckerberg as chairman Civil rights and corporate accountability activist groups encouraged Facebook shareholders not to vote to keep CEO Mark Zuckerberg as chairman of the board, citing his majority voting rights and past privacy problems....
22:00, 05/06/2019

Creepy phone messages revealed in Jeffrey Epstein document dump Transcripts of phone messages left for multimillionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein — which include talk of providing him “females” — were revealed in documents unsealed Friday in connection with a defamation case against the perv’s a...
05:00, 08/10/2019

Stephen Colbert urges Beto O'Rourke to dump presidential run, go for Senate instead On Wednesday, 2002 Democratic presidential nominee hopeful Beto O’Rourke stopped by "The Late Show" to chat with host Stephen Colbert about his campaign....
21:51, 06/13/2019

US may dump over 1.5 tons of rat poison on Farallon Islands to halt invasive rodents A U.S. government agency is proposing the deployment of 1.5 tons of rat poison to limit the spread of an invasive rodent problem in the Farallon Islands, located 30 miles off the coast of San Francisco....
01:00, 07/08/2019

Pressure growing for Bernie Sanders to dump ‘virulent’ Linda Sarsour “Linda Sarsour is a virulent anti-Semite who has publicly stated that ‘nothing is creepier than Zionism,'" Manhattan billionaire Ronald Lauder told The Post....
18:17, 09/22/2019

Brewers dump Padres, gain ground in wild-card race Lorenzo Cain, Ryan Braun and Trent Grisham drove in runs to help the Milwaukee Brewers earn a 5-1 win against the visiting San Diego Padres in the finale of a four-game series on Thursday afternoon....
16:51, 09/20/2019

Lara Trump: 'Frustrating' to watch progressive Democrats 'dump on our country' Democrats' so-called progressive "squad" continues to critique America, which has rightfully led to friction with President Trump, according to 2020 campaign senior adviser Lara Trump....
02:34, 07/16/2019

Africa Cup of Nations: Nigeria roar back to dump out holders Cameroon • Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi hits winner in thriller• Nigeria score twice in three minutes to stun CameroonNigeria ousted the holders and their bitter rivals Cameroon from the Africa Cup of Nations, scoring twice in three minutes to come from behind and wi...
23:17, 07/06/2019

Philippines threatens to dump rubbish back in Canadian waters as row deepens Two nations have been at odds over 69 containers of waste sent to the Philippines in 2013 and 2014Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte has ordered his government to hire a private shipping company to send 69 containers of garbage back to Canada and ...
04:17, 05/23/2019

Tropical Storm Lorena threatens to dump rain on Mexico's Los Cabos Tropical Storm Lorena threatened to strike Mexico's Pacific coast with heavy rain and high winds on Wednesday, as it gathered strength and barreled towards popular beach resort Los Cabos on the Baja California peninsula....
05:18, 09/19/2019

NYPD inspector on motorcycle fatally struck by dump truck in the Bronx An off-duty NYPD inspector was killed when he was struck by a dump truck while riding his motorcycle in the Bronx early Monday morning, according to police sources. The brass was cruising south on East Tremont Avenue around 8 a.m. when he was hit by ...
20:51, 09/16/2019

Dump truck hits freight train in northern Michigan; 1 hurt WELLS TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a dump truck hauling an excavator crashed into the side of a freight train in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, causing some of the train’s cars to derail. The crash happened Thursday in Delta County...
15:00, 05/31/2019

Dump truck hits Estefan studio after crash hurts 2 in Miami MIAMI (AP) — Authorities say a dump truck hit a sports utility vehicle before crashing into a recording studio owned by Gloria and Emilio Estefan. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue tweeted that two people were taken to the hospital and two others were treated a...
21:17, 05/27/2019

Philippines' Duterte threatens to dump trash on Canada's beaches following promises of war declaration A week after he warned Canada to take back garbage it shipped to the Philippines years ago, Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte is threatening to dump the tons of trash on the North American country's beaches....
03:51, 04/30/2019

Parents Kill Teenage Daughter In Bengal, Dump Her Body In Ganga: Cops A couple was arrested Saturday for allegedly killing their 16-year-old daughter and dumping her body in the Ganga river as they were against her relationship with a boy, the police said....
07:00, 07/07/2019

Couple use Twitter to rescue newborn girl abandoned on Indian garbage dump Vinod Kapri, an Indian journalist and filmmaker based in Delhi, checks Twitter first thing every morning -- like virtually every journalist on the planet....
20:51, 06/17/2019

Oklahoma police find live rattlesnake, open bottle of whiskey and a canister of radioactive uranium in stolen car during traffic stop (KFOR) An Oklahoma mand and woman were arrested Wednesday after a traffic stop of a stolen car revealed the two had a rattlesnake, radioactive uranium, a gun and an open bottle of Kentucky Deluxe whiskey. Stephen Jennings is charged with possession o...
06:51, 07/12/2019

Japan PM Abe says hopes for 'new era' in Japan-China relations Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday he wanted to elevate ties with China to create a new era for Asia's biggest economies, and invited President to Xi Jinping to Japan next spring....
14:17, 06/27/2019

Prince Andrew's link to Jeffrey Epstein draws new scrutiny after suicide, document dump Reverberations from Jeffrey Epstein’s apparent suicide in a federal lockup are being felt across the Atlantic, where the investigation into the disgraced financier's alleged sex-trafficking crimes – coupled with the interest generated by his shocking...
02:51, 08/14/2019

Canada announces contract to ship trash back from Philippines hours after Duterte threatens to dump it Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says the Canadian trash that has been rotting in the Philippines for nearly six years will be back on Canadian soil before the end of June....
20:00, 05/22/2019

Tropical Storm Barry could dump 20 inches of rain on New Orleans, nearing levees' limits Tropical Storm Barry is expected to become a hurricane but its danger is more from flooding from slow, heavy rains not high winds in Louisiana.        ...
20:51, 07/12/2019

World's highest dump? Mount Everest is covered in tons of trash and dead bodies A clean-up team in Nepal recently brought down more than three tons of garbage from Mount Everest in an effort to rid the peak of pollution.        ...
17:34, 05/02/2019

Court records detail why Del Mar track wants 'radioactive' horse trainer to stay away The Del Mar race track detailed in court filings why it did not want Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer participating in its summer meet.       ...
18:17, 07/23/2019

Recap: The final horrifying 'Chernobyl' episode features the radioactive fallout The fifth and final episode of HBO's "Chernobyl" brings a search for the right villains for the disaster. A recap of the horrifying political fallout.        ...
04:17, 06/04/2019

'Chernobyl' recap: Final, horrifying episode features the radioactive political fallout The fifth and final episode of HBO's "Chernobyl" brings a search for the right villains for the disaster. A recap of the horrifying political fallout.        ...
04:51, 06/04/2019

Russian Coal Plant Tells Instagrammers to Please Stop Taking Selfies in Its Pollution-Filled Waste Dump The turquoise water of a lake in Siberia looks like a tropical paradise, and it’s drawn in hundreds of Instagramers who have posed in and around the “Novosibirsk Maldives.” But it’s not white sands or microscopic plankton that give the water its unus...
01:34, 07/11/2019

Strengthening Tropical Storm Barry could dump 20 inches of rain on New Orleans, nearing levees' limits Tropical Storm Barry is on track to hit Louisiana Saturday as a hurricane, but the danger is not from high wind but heavy rain and flooding.        ...
18:17, 07/12/2019

A Concert To Remember: Kacey Musgraves Invited Cap’n Crunch To Sing With Her On Stage Last Night Just As A Ruse To Dump Pig Blood On Him And Make The Crowd Laugh Kacey Musgraves has established herself as one of the most amazing performers working today, and last night at a concert in Knoxville, TN, she wowed thousands of fans with a show they’ll remember forever: The country artist invited Cap’n Crunch to si...
19:51, 05/08/2019

Super Mario Maker 2 news dump: Finally, Mario gets an online-versus mode Yes, you can stack Goombas, or any characters, in Super Mario Maker 2. And more. Much, much more. [credit: Nintendo ] With only six weeks t...
01:51, 05/16/2019

Deepest dump? American explorer spots plastic garbage in world's deepest ocean We know Mount Everest is littered with tons of trash. Now we know garbage has also been spotted at the world's deepest ocean depth.        ...
23:17, 05/14/2019

NJ state troopers hit by dump truck on interstate; massive pile-up with fire truck, ambulance ensues Two New Jersey state troopers were hospitalized Tuesday after they were hit by a dump truck on an interstate highway where they were investigating a crash — an accident that seemingly led to a multi-vehicle pile-up that included an ambulance and fire...
23:00, 07/30/2019

U.S.-Japan Corn Deal Has Just One Flaw: Japan Doesn't Need the Corn With U.S. corn farmers hammered by the trade war with China, President Trump has said Japan will buy enough to pick up the slack. But not everyone in Japan has gotten the memo....
19:00, 09/08/2019

Man becomes first person to paddleboard across Pacific Ocean A Spanish endurance athlete has become the first man to paddleboard across the Pacific Ocean — an epic 2,900-mile solo voyage from San Francisco to Hawaii lasting 76 days. Antonio de la Rosa, 50, arrived on the shores of Honolulu on Saturday mo...
22:17, 08/26/2019

Bertens, Stephens bow out of Pan Pacific Open Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova stunned second seed Kiki Bertens 6-1 7-5 to reach the Pan Pacific Open quarter-finals in Osaka on Thursday, while American Sloane Stephens suffered another early exit....
22:51, 09/19/2019

Netflix's 'Pacific Rim' anime will debut in 2020 Netflix's anime adaptation of Pacific Rim will emerge from the depths when it hits the streaming service sometime next year. The animated expansion of the giant mech saga will run for at least two seasons, IGN reported....
01:51, 07/05/2019

NZ to fund NZ$10m to support Pacific cybersecurity strategy Over the next five years, the New Zealand government will support Pacific countries as they secure their infrastructure and data, enhance online safety, and implement new cyber crime laws....
05:51, 09/13/2019

2018: A “Bizarre Year” for the Asia-Pacific Judging by the headline-grabbing events from the Korean Peninsula to India, China, Japan and Australia, social mood across the region is in flux. Watch our Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor, Mark Galasiewski, give you the highlights of the new,...
15:34, 05/01/2019

Alvin becomes first hurricane of 2019 Pacific season Alvin became the first hurricane of the 2019 tropical season and could be just the first of several tropical systems to travel through the Eastern Pacific in the coming week....
20:51, 06/28/2019

Hurricane Barbara is weakening far out in Pacific Ocean Hurricane Barbara is losing strength over opens waters far from land in the Pacific, with its maximum sustained winds dipping to 130 mph (215 kph) from a peak of 155 mph (250 kph)...
06:17, 07/04/2019

China not seeking 'sphere of influence' in Pacific, Xi says China is not seeking a sphere of influence in Pacific Ocean island states, President Xi Jinping told the visiting prime minister of Vanuatu amid fears in Western capitals of China's growing role in the region....
05:51, 05/29/2019

US Navy adds powerful new missile in Pacific Somewhere in the Pacific, a stealthy United States Navy warship is carrying new weapons that analysts say could help to tilt the balance of power in contested areas like the South China Sea....
11:34, 09/11/2019

Australia's 'Pacific Guantanamo' Quietly Emptied Only a handful of people remained at a remote migrant detention centre on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island Tuesday, as authorities quietly empty a facility often dubbed "Australia's Guantanamo"....
21:51, 09/10/2019

Hate makes a comeback in the Pacific Northwest SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Nearly two decades after the Aryan Nations compound was demolished in northern Idaho, far-right extremists are again drawing attention in the Pacific Northwest. While white nationalism has been on the rise across the U.S., it ha...
20:51, 05/25/2019

5G Adoption Will Be Slow Across Asia-Pacific: Moody's Moody's Investors Service had said that current business case for 5G is not compelling and adoption will be slow across Asia-Pacific. Lack of demand and a clear business case for deployment are likely......
18:00, 07/01/2019

Hurricane Barbara close to Category 5 far out in Pacific A powerful Hurricane Barbara has rapidly gained strength and is close to growing into a Category 5 storm Tuesday night as it pushes out over the eastern Pacific Ocean, far from land...
06:00, 07/03/2019

First East Pacific hurricane fades to a low off Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — The first hurricane of the Eastern Pacific season has weakened into a remnant low pressure system far off the coast of Mexico. Alvin’s maximum sustained winds hit nearly 75 mph (120 kph) Thursday evening, but the U.S. Nationa...
17:51, 06/29/2019

Cathay Pacific Says Its Chairman John Slosar Retiring Cathay Pacific announced Wednesday its chairman John Slosar is stepping down to retire, the latest high-profile executive to leave the troubled airline after it drew Beijing's ire over pro-democracy......
16:17, 09/04/2019

Explosion reported at Georgia-Pacific plant in Oklahoma MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) — Authorities say there has been an explosion at a paper plant in north-central Oklahoma. Muskogee County officials say an explosion and fire were reported late Monday night at the Georgia-Pacific plant in Muskogee, about 50 mile...
09:34, 05/14/2019

The New New World: ‘Striding Across the Pacific’: Huawei’s Identity Problem The Chinese telecom giant seeks acceptance in the West, but its structure and value system — patterned after the Communist Party’s — could stand in the way....
11:17, 05/01/2019

Eastern Pacific Ocean gives birth to Tropical Storm Ivo Newly formed Tropical Storm Ivo is forecast to hug the west coast of Mexico into this weekend, while a second feature is now much less likely to have significant impact on Hawaii early next week....
04:51, 08/22/2019

Cathay Pacific Says It’s Recording Passengers With Onboard CCTV If you find yourself on a Cathay Pacific flight, smile, because you might just be on camera. The Hong Kong-based airline recently revealed it is using CCTV to monitor passengers on board, reigniting debates about travelers’ privacy 35,000 feet ...
16:34, 08/06/2019

Australia signals Indo-Pacific focus for Five Eyes Defence Minister Linda Reynolds says Australian-US cooperation will be about coordinating the nation's respective Indo-Pacific strategies, with an emphasis on developing "complementarities" and building self-reliance....
06:00, 06/13/2019

Cathay Pacific says it's monitoring passengers via onboard cameras Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific reveals it is monitoring passengers via cameras on its aircraft, reopening an uncomfortable debate over surveillance aboard airplanes....
22:34, 08/05/2019

Rugby: U.S. Eagles crush Canada at Pacific Nations Cup The United States crushed Canada 47-19 in a Pacific Nations Cup clash in Colorado on Saturday, the Eagles' final home game before the Rugby World Cup in September....
10:51, 07/28/2019

Canada increases protections for Pacific Northwest orcas SEATTLE — Canada has approved measures designed to protect endangered orcas in the Pacific Northwest, with some policies going further than laws recently enacted by Washington state. The Seattle Times reports Canadian agencies last Friday announced t...
00:00, 05/14/2019

Pacific Standard shutters online investigative magazine Pacific Standard, an online investigative magazine, is shutting down abruptly after its backer said it was pulling the plug on the eleven-year old not-for-profit journalism venture. “Today is an extremely difficult day, the worst day—and I’m heart-br...
05:00, 08/09/2019

Air China has no plans to take over Cathay Pacific: media report Air China Ltd has no plans to take over Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd , an independent director of the state-owned Chinese carrier told the South China Morning Post newspaper....
05:01, 09/09/2019

Tuvalu changes PM, adds to concerns over backing for Taiwan in Pacific Parliament in the tiny South Pacific country of Tuvalu elected a new prime minister on Thursday, making a change that analysts say could give China a chance to further undermine Taiwan in a region that has been a pillar of support....
11:51, 09/19/2019

Indo-Pacific One Of New Concepts In Changing World: S Jaishankar External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Tuesday that the changing world had thrown up new concepts and approaches and the Indo-Pacific was one of them....
01:51, 08/28/2019

Leaders of Three Pacific Islands Plan Joint Visit to U.S. The leaders of three strategic Pacific island countries plan to visit the U.S. next week to cultivate long-held alliances and as a public show of U.S. support to counter expanding Chinese influence in the region....
18:51, 05/15/2019

Cathay Pacific says Chairman John Slosar resigns Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways said on Wednesday that its Chairman John Slosar had resigned from the board and will be replaced by Patrick Healy, a long-time executive at the airline's top shareholder Swire Pacific Ltd....
21:51, 09/04/2019

Plastic junk creates island disaster in Pacific Floating plastic garbage has swamped a remote Pacific island once regarded as an environmental jewel and it may be impossible to save.        ...
22:00, 07/30/2019

A Supercharged Marine Heat Wave Is Roasting the Pacific Ocean temperatures have skyrocketed in the northeast Pacific, ushering in conditions reminiscent of 2015. In other words, the Blob is back, and it could spell trouble for wildlife and fisheries from Alaska to California, according to data scientists ...
18:34, 09/06/2019

Hate groups ‘maintaining a presence’ in Pacific Northwest SPOKANE, Wash. — Nearly two decades after the Aryan Nations’ Idaho compound was demolished, far-right extremists are maintaining a presence in the Pacific Northwest. White nationalism has been on the rise across the US, but it has particular resonanc...
20:34, 05/27/2019

Tropical Storm Ivo strengthening as it tracks over the eastern Pacific Ivo is soon expected to become the eastern Pacific Ocean's next hurricane as it parallels the western coast of Mexico and unleashes dangerous surf into the weekend....
19:17, 08/23/2019

UN leader travels to Pacific to see climate change firsthand WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he’s traveling to three South Pacific island nations to see the effects of climate change firsthand. Speaking in Fiji on Wednesday, the U.N. leader says he wants to lea...
11:17, 05/15/2019

Second Pacific nation in a week ditches Taiwan for Beijing Kiribati has become the second nation in a week to drop Taiwan as a diplomatic ally and move towards Beijing, Taipei's foreign ministry announced Friday....
08:54, 09/20/2019

UN chief warns nuclear waste could be leaking into the Pacific A UN chief is concerned that a Cold War-era nuclear 'coffin' could be leaking radioactive material into the Pacific. The concerns are both alarming and oddly similar to the plot of Shin Godzilla -- including the part about it being the US&#...
21:17, 05/17/2019

US Says China Destabilising Indo-Pacific: Pentagon Chief The United States says China is destabilising the Indo-Pacific, US Defence Secretary Mark Esper said on Sunday, charging Beijing with predatory economics, intellectual property theft and "weaponising......
23:00, 08/04/2019

UN chief worried ‘nuclear coffin’ is leaking into the Pacific Radioactive waste from nuclear weapons tests could be seeping from its “concrete coffin” and leaking deadly atomic “sludge” into the Pacific Ocean. The United Nations Secretary-General recently admitted that he was “worr...
22:51, 05/17/2019

Mexico risk to Pacific Alliance’s IG club status Three-quarters of fund managers that responded to a recent Bank of America Merrill Lynch survey think that Mexico is going to lose its investment grade status....
18:17, 09/20/2019

Spanish man paddles across Pacific Ocean from California to Hawaii He ate dehydrated food, using heated water, and sometimes fished. He paddled eight-to-10 hours daily and slept every night. But he was always tired because he woke up hourly to check on his gear....
09:17, 08/27/2019

Pacific Rim Anime Series to Release in 2020 on Netflix The Pacific Rim anime series will release in 2020 on Netflix, production company Legendary Entertainment revealed Thursday at Project Anime in Los Angeles. It has a two-season commitment....
12:51, 07/05/2019

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns amid Beijing pressure The resignation demonstrates the intensifying pressure from Beijing on some of Hong Kong’s best-known businesses after their employees backed the protests....
00:17, 08/17/2019

Indonesia looks east to expand Pacific diplomacy, trade Indonesia will establish diplomatic relations with the Pacific states of Niue and Cook Islands while pursuing trade deals with Fiji and Papua New Guinea, Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said on Friday, as the country moves to strengthen regional ties....
09:51, 07/12/2019

In the South Pacific, a Humpback Whale Karaoke Lounge Male humpbacks sing songs that are distinctive to their breeding grounds. A gathering spot 700 miles from New Zealand may explain why the songs evolve from year to year....
22:17, 09/11/2019

Cathay Pacific’s C.E.O. Resigns Amid Criticism From China The departure of the executive, Rupert Hogg, illustrates Beijing’s power over global companies whose bottom lines depend upon access to the mainland....
15:17, 08/16/2019

| Osaka advances to Pan Pacific final in home city Japanese tennis sensation Naomi Osaka beat Elise Mertens of Belgium on Saturday to reach the final of the Pan Pacific Open, thrilling her Japanese fans in the city of her birth....
16:01, 09/21/2019

Chinese space station Tiangong-2 is about to burn up over the Pacific The final hours for China’s Tiangong-2 space station are at hand, as the 8-ton piece of hardware will fall to earth, or rather sea, some time in the next 20 hours or so in a controlled deorbit manuever.  But unlike with its predecessor, it isn&...
05:51, 07/19/2019

TS Ivo grows in Pacific off Mexico; Chantal ebbs in Atlantic Tropical Storm Ivo has gained strength off the southwestern coast of Mexico but isn’t expected to threaten land, while the once-Tropical Storm Chantal is meandering in the Atlantic as a tropical depression far from North America...
01:17, 08/23/2019

‘Our people are dying’: Australia’s climate confrontation in the Pacific Leaders at this week’s Pacific Islands Forum couldn’t disguise their anger over Canberra’s climate crisis ‘red lines’It was always going to be a showdown on the climate crisis.As leaders from the Pacific gathered in Tuvalu for their annual Pacific Is...
12:34, 08/18/2019

Union Pacific Cuts Costs, Raises Profit The railroad operator’s second-quarter profit rose even as it shipped less cargo, as the company got a boost from cost cuts tied to its new operating plan, including fewer jobs and lower fuel expenses....
19:17, 07/18/2019

Coast Guard siezes alledged drug sub in Pacific The U.S. Coast Guard says a cutter interdicted a submarine suspected of smuggling drugs in the Pacific Ocean. A video shows Coast Guard officers boarding the submarine and ordering those inside to open the hatch. (June 18)     &#...
05:51, 07/12/2019

Season’s 1st tropical storm forms in Eastern Pacific MEXICO CITY (AP) — The first tropical storm of the Eastern Pacific hurricane season has formed off the coast of Mexico. But the U.S. National Hurricane Center says it poses no threat to land. Hurricane Alvin was located about 450 miles (725 kilometer...
20:17, 06/26/2019

US official urges Pacific nations to keep ties with Taiwan A top U.S. diplomat for Southeast Asia has urged Pacific island nations not to withdraw diplomatic recognition of Taiwan, warning that Chinese pressure to change Taiwan’s international standing threatens to increase the possibility of conflict...
07:17, 05/24/2019

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake hits California near Pacific Coast SCOTIA, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.5 earthquake has hit near the Pacific coast of Northern California. The agency says the earthquake struck at 8:53 p.m. at a spot 17.3 miles (27.9 kilometers) southwest of Scotia, a t...
11:17, 06/23/2019

Asia Pacific to trade lower on expectations of less aggressive Fed Stocks in Asia traded lower Friday morning, amid expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve could be less aggressive than expected with monetary policy when it meets next week....
03:00, 07/26/2019

UK's CMA says Illumina-Pacific Biosciences deal could hurt competition Britain's competition watchdog said on Tuesday the planned $1.2 billion merger between gene sequencing company Illumina Inc and smaller rival Pacific Biosciences of California Inc may result in lessening of competition in the UK....
14:17, 06/18/2019

Graves of 30 US servicemen found on Pacific WWII battlefield HONOLULU (AP) — A nonprofit organization that searches for the remains of U.S. servicemen lost in past conflicts has found what officials believe are the graves of more than 30 Marines and sailors killed in one of the bloodiest battles of World War I...
07:17, 06/26/2019

Airbus sells another 31 planes to Cebu Pacific at Paris Air Show The airline has no intention to put a premium class in its A320neo and said it would be the first plane of its type to have 194 seats in a single class layout....
20:00, 06/18/2019

Cathay Pacific shares rise 2.3 percent after CEO Hogg resigns Shares of Cathay Pacific Airways rose more than 2 percent early on Monday after CEO Rupert Hogg resigned in a shock move, as the carrier grapples with the involvement of some of its employees in the city's anti-government protests....
05:34, 08/19/2019

Paddling in plastic: meet the man swimming the Pacific garbage patch Ben Lecomte is making a trans-Pacific journey to better understand how plastics pollution is affecting our oceansBen Lecomte is spending his summer swimming in trash – literally. So far, he’s found toothbrushes, laundry baskets, sandbox shovels and b...
09:34, 07/31/2019

Cathay Pacific warns against Hong Kong protesters outside offices Cathay has been caught in the crosswinds between authorities in Beijing and anti-government protesters who have staged sometimes violent demonstrations since June that have grown to pose the city's biggest challenge since it returned to Chinese rule ...
11:51, 08/28/2019

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns After Backlash Over Hong Kong Protests The flag carrier said Rupert Hogg is stepping down to “take responsibility” after the company suffered a backlash from Beijing over employees’ involvement in protests against the city’s government....
19:51, 08/16/2019

UN leader travels to Pacific to see climate change effects firsthand Speaking in Fiji, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the Pacific needs stronger international support because climate change is taking place faster than efforts to address it....
05:51, 05/16/2019

Forecasters predict busy Central Pacific hurricane season HONOLULU (AP) — Forecasters say Hawaii and the Central Pacific could experience more storms than normal during this year’s hurricane season. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration expects five to eight named tropical cyclones in th...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Australia waters down Pacific Islands plea on climate crisis Forum’s chair describes leaders’ 12 hours of talks as ‘very, very tough struggle’Australia stands in opposition to other Pacific Islands nations after distancing itself from language calling for urgent action on climate change at a regional meeting i...
22:51, 08/15/2019

Chairman of Hong Kong Airline Cathay Pacific Resigns Cathay Pacific Airways Chairman John Slosar resigned, weeks after the chief executive quit when the Hong Kong airline came under fire from Beijing because some of its employees took part in antigovernment protests....
22:17, 09/04/2019

Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific warns against protest outside its premises Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways warned against what it described as an illegal protest planned outside its facilities on Wednesday and that it had zero tolerance for "violent activities" and anystaff who took part....
08:17, 08/28/2019

Union Pacific revenue falls 1.3%, hit by lower freight volumes U.S. railroad operator Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported a 1.3% fall in revenue, as a severe flood in the Midwest and the ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions hit freight volumes....
15:51, 07/18/2019

Osaka returns to winning ways with Pan Pacific Open crown Naomi Osaka lifted her first trophy since winning the Australian Open in January, blasting past Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-2 6-3 in the Pan Pacific Open final on Sunday....
19:18, 09/22/2019

These 5 cities attract a quarter of all travel spending in Asia Pacific Bangkok, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Tokyo and Seoul have emerged as Asia Pacific's most popular travel destinations, according to a new report from Mastercard....
10:17, 09/04/2019

New Evidence Bolsters Theory That First Americans Arrived by the Pacific Coast Archaeological evidence excavated in western Idaho suggests humans were in the region well over 15,000 years ago—prior to the opening of the massive ice sheets that blocked entrance into North America via the Bering land bridge. It’s further evidenc...
01:51, 08/30/2019

Pacific Islands leaders agree on climate plan with loopholes Pacific Islands leaders failed to agree on tough new climate change commitments at an annual summit on Thursday, agreeing instead to endorse a plan that allows them to opt out of specific measures they opposed....
21:17, 08/15/2019

Imperiled by climate change, Pacific nations chide Australia Small Pacific islands nations at risk from rising sea levels lambasted Australia on Friday after it blocked moves at a regional forum to set down tough policies to combat climate change....
11:51, 08/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Cathay Pacific Airways CEO Rupert Hogg resigns Cathay Pacific Airways said CEO Rupert Hogg had resigned and named Augustus Tang as the new chief following a week of scrutiny by the Chinese aviation regulator....
11:51, 08/16/2019

Taiwan just lost its biggest ally in the Pacific to China, and the US may retaliate Associated Press The Solomon Islands switched diplomatic recognition from Taiwan to Beijing this week, leaving Taiwan with just 16 official allies. The Solomons was Taiwan's largest remaining ally in the Pacific, and the change may draw a response f...
12:51, 09/20/2019

Asia Pacific stocks mixed; Wall Street declines for second day Stocks in Asia Pacific were mixed in Friday morning trade, following a second day of losses overnight on Wall Street as investors continued to grapple with recent comments by U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell....
03:17, 05/03/2019

China Warns Of Countermeasures Over US Missile Plans In Asia-Pacific China warned Tuesday it would take unspecified countermeasures if the United States goes ahead with plans to deploy ground-based missiles in the Asia-Pacific region....
15:34, 08/06/2019

A weird Pacific cycle could make the Arctic warm up even faster The Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO) is cyclical, switching from warm to cold phases every 20 years or so. When it switches again it could speed up Arctic warming...
02:34, 04/29/2019

US defense chief condemns China's action in Indo-Pacific US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan asserted that the Indo-Pacific region was a "priority theater" where the US would support partner nations against attempts by any one nation to control it....
11:00, 06/01/2019

Marshall Islands in Pacific Ocean to develop own cryptocurrency: report A small island nation in the Pacific Ocean with a population of 75,000 is moving forward with developing its own cryptocurrency, according to a Thursday report....
14:19, 09/13/2019

U.S. official urges Pacific Island nations to keep ties with Taiwan Pacific Island countries that have diplomatic ties with Taiwan should maintain them in the face of "heavy handed" attempts by China to reduce Taiwan's overseas contacts, a top U.S. official said on Friday....
12:17, 05/24/2019

Near-collision between U.S. and Russian warships in Pacific requires emergency maneuvers The U.S. Navy accused the Russian destroyer of “unsafe and unprofessional” conduct after the incident involving the USS Chancellorsville. The Russian Pacific Fleet countered that it was the U.S. vessel that had engaged in dangerous maneuvering, Russi...
03:34, 06/08/2019

Great Pacific garbage patch: giant plastic trap put to sea again Floating boom is designed to trap 1.8 trillion items of plastic without harming marine life – but broke apart last timeA floating device designed to catch plastic waste has been redeployed in a second attempt to clean up a huge island of garbage swir...
08:51, 06/23/2019

Device to trap plastic waste in Pacific Ocean relaunches SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A floating device designed to catch plastic waste has been redeployed in second attempt to clean up a huge island of trash swirling in the Pacific Ocean between California and Hawaii. Boyan Slat, creator of The Ocean Cleanup proj...
01:51, 06/23/2019

Pacific Island leaders start talks on climate targets Pacific Islands leaders began negotiations over climate change and other policies at an annual summit on Thursday, talks that will test Australia's relationship with the region as it refuses to embrace tougher emission reduction targets....
04:51, 08/15/2019

Union Pacific Earnings Help Put Rail Stocks Back on Track Shares of U.S. railroad operators were on the mend Thursday following a better-than-expected earnings report from Union Pacific, easing investor fears over a trade-related slump among freight rail giants—for now....
21:17, 07/18/2019

Why the Asia-Pacific region is high on Dell Technologies' radar Advancements in innovations such as 5G, robotics and automation, and autonomous vehicles has made the region one to watch for global companies, Dell Technologies' president of Asia Pacific & Japan, Global Digital Cities has said....
02:51, 07/16/2019

Plastic Junk Spawns Desert Island Disaster In Pacific Floating plastic garbage has swamped a remote Pacific island once regarded as an environmental jewel and scientists say little can be done to save it while a throwaway culture persists....
23:34, 07/30/2019

Australia, under fire for coal, pledges $339 mln for Pacific climate change Australia will donate A$500 million ($339 million) to Pacific Islands for renewable energy projects and to help its neighbours prepare for the impact of climate change, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday....
05:17, 08/13/2019

Australia should reduce emissions, coal mining: Pacific leaders Australia should do more to reduce its carbon emissions and giving cash to countries battling climate change was not enough, Pacific island leaders said on Tuesday in a rebuke of Canberra's latest attempt to improve ties with the region....
12:17, 08/13/2019

‘Big Brother’ in the Sky: Cathay Pacific Workers Feel China’s Pressure Calling it “the white terror,” employees describe a culture of fear as managers fire some who have made social media posts supporting Hong Kong’s protests....
20:17, 09/11/2019

India Looks At Open, Balanced Indo-Pacific Region: S Jaishankar India looks at an open, inclusive and balanced region connected by secure seas, integrated by trade and investment, underpinned by the rule of law, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on......
14:17, 09/09/2019

UK's CMA refers Illumina-Pacific Biosciences deal for in-depth investigation Britain's competition watchdog said on Thursday it would launch an in-depth investigation into the planned $1.2 billion merger between gene sequencing company Illumina Inc and smaller rival Pacific Biosciences of California Inc....
15:17, 06/27/2019

‘Big Brother’ in the Sky: Cathay Pacific Staff Feel China’s Pressure Calling it “the white terror,” employees describe a culture of fear as managers fire some who have made social media posts supporting Hong Kong’s protests....
12:00, 09/11/2019

Sneak Peek: Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast -- May 2018 In this May 2018 Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast Sneak Peek, Mark Galasiewski walks you through what's unfolding in Asian markets and what to expect over the course of the next month....
15:34, 05/01/2019

Exclusive: Sweden's EQT targets Asia Pacific as IPO decision looms High above Stockholm's skyline, Sweden's EQT Partners is plotting the next chapter in its rapid rise from a Nordic-focused investor to the world's seventh-biggest buyout firm, with a focus on growth in the Asia Pacific region....
19:34, 07/03/2019

Cathay Pacific's new boss puts emphasis on safety and security Cathay Pacific Ltd needs to focus on safety and security, its customers and the completion of a three-year financial turnaround plan, the airline's new chief executive told staff on Monday....
20:00, 08/19/2019

Jacinda Ardern says Australia has to 'answer to Pacific' on climate change New Zealand prime minister warns Scott Morrison about Canberra’s stance but refuses to call for Australia to transition out of coalJacinda Ardern has declared that “Australia has to answer to the Pacific” on climate change, saying that New Zealand is...
12:17, 08/14/2019

Health effects of China’s climate policy extend across Pacific Improved air quality can be a major bonus of climate mitigation policies aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions. By cutting air pollution levels in the country where emissions are produced, such policies can avoid significant numbers of premature...
04:00, 07/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Caterpillar's machine sales in Asia-Pacific down 4% for three months Global industry bellwether Caterpillar Inc said on Thursday its retail sales for machines used in construction and mining in the Asia-Pacific region fell 4% for the rolling three-month period ended May, pointing to weakness in China....
18:17, 06/13/2019

England should consider Pacific Islands tour, says coach Scott Wisemantel • Attack coach says tier-one nations must do more to help• ‘No reason England can’t go there’ says WisemantelWhen England’s attack coach, Scott Wisemantel, discusses the state of Pacific Island rugby it pays to listen. When he urges the Rugby Footbal...
04:34, 09/18/2019

Quake of magnitude 6.4 strikes off Kermadec islands in Pacific: USGS A 6.4 magnitude quake struck off the Kermadec islands in the Pacific on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of damage in area frequently hit by quakes....
20:17, 06/27/2019

Marine heatwave hits Pacific, raising fears of a new hot 'blob' Phenomenon could be as damaging as ‘the blob’ that caused algae blooms and killed sea lions several years agoThe ocean off the western coast of North America is five degrees Fahrenheit hotter than usual after warming at an unusually rapid rate, accor...
10:34, 09/08/2019

Nonfiction: How Was Polynesia Populated? Two New Books Explore the Pacific’s Mysteries Christina Thompson’s “Sea People” tells the story of the people of Polynesia and their “discovery,” while Peter Moore’s “Endeavour” looks at the ship that made that encounter possible....
12:19, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 1-UK's CMA says Illumina-Pacific Biosciences deal could hurt competition Britain's competition watchdog said on Tuesday the planned $1.2 billion merger between gene sequencing company Illumina Inc and smaller rival Pacific Biosciences of California Inc may be a threat to competition in the country....
14:17, 06/18/2019

Lonely Planet's best places to visit in Asia Pacific for 2019 From sweeping vineyards and turquoise oceans to gleaming city lights and12th-century temples, check out Lonely Planet's best places to visit in the vast Asia Pacific region for 2019....
03:00, 07/05/2019

Osaka sets up Pan Pacific Open title clash with Pavlyuchenkova World number four Naomi Osaka showed no signs of fatigue as she powered past Belgium's Elise Mertens 6-4 6-1 in her second match of the day to reach the Pan Pacific Open final on Saturday....
01:02, 09/22/2019

As China Looms, Australia’s Military Refocuses on Pacific Neighbors The Australian military’s role in regional stability is evolving in the face of a rising, powerful China and a United States in seeming retreat from the global stage....
21:51, 06/11/2019

Cathay Pacific CEO quits over Hong Kong protest blowback Rupert Hogg is the first major corporate casualty of the Hong Kong protests, as firms face pressure to support Beijing. The airline has been forced to clamp down after some of its staff joined the protests....
20:17, 08/16/2019

Spanish athlete is first to stand-up paddleboard across Pacific Ocean: report Spanish endurance athlete Antonio de la Rosa reportedly became the first person to stand-up paddleboard across the Pacific Ocean after he paddled his way into Hawaii from California on Saturday....
07:17, 08/28/2019

Cosco Focuses on Pacific International Lines as Takeover Target China’s Cosco Shipping Holdings is eyeing Singapore’s Pacific International Lines as a potential takeover target as it looks to expand its footprint in developing markets....
15:51, 05/12/2019

Australia coal use is 'existential threat' to Pacific islands, says Fiji PM Frank Bainimarama appeals to larger neighbour to ‘more fully appreciate’ climate risks and reduce carbon emissionsThe prime minister of Fiji has warned Australia to reduce its coal emissions and do more to combat climate change as regional leaders pr...
03:20, 08/12/2019

Pacific Shipyards tapped for USS Michael Murphy maintenance, modernization The Navy awarded Pacific Shipyards International with a $32.1 million contract for fiscal 2020 selected restricted availability work on the USS Michael Murphy, which will include maintenance, repair and modernization....
07:51, 09/07/2019

Australian Prime Minister set to woo Pacific leaders at annual forum Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will on Wednesday arrive in Tuvalu, a tiny Pacific Island, to start wooing a region that Canberra fears is edging closer to China....
06:51, 08/14/2019

On a Russian outpost in the Pacific, fear and fantasies of a Japanese future   A recent flurry of talks has brought speculation that the Kremlin may be willing to hand some of the islands, seized by the Red Army during World War II, back to Japan....
18:51, 05/12/2019

Hong Kong unions urge Cathay Pacific to end "white terror" The Hong Kong Federation of Trade Unions on Friday called on Cathay Pacific to put an end to what it described as "white terror", following the dismissal of Rebecca Sy, the head of Cathay Dragon's Airlines Flight Attendants' Association....
08:17, 08/23/2019

Fiji PM accuses Scott Morrison of ‘insulting’ and alienating Pacific leaders Exclusive: Frank Bainimarama says Australian leader is pushing nations towards ChinaScott Morrison has been accused of causing an extraordinary rift between Australia and Pacific countries by the prime minister of Fiji, who said the Australian prime ...
00:51, 08/17/2019

Australia removes climate 'crisis' from Pacific islands draft declaration Sources say Canberra has softened language, getting rid of all but one reference to coalAustralia has succeeded in removing all but one reference to coal on the draft communique of the Pacific Islands Forum, and is expected to be able to get that rem...
10:51, 08/15/2019

'America’s military primacy in the Indo-Pacific is over,' Australian analysts worry U.S. strategists are confronting “an unprecedented crisis” because of China’s growing military strength in the Indo-Pacific, according to a new report from Australian defense analysts....
02:34, 08/20/2019

Hong Kong unions urge Cathay Pacific to end 'white terror' The Hong Kong Federation of Trade Unions on Friday called on Cathay Pacific to put an end to what it described as "white terror", following the dismissal of Rebecca Sy, the head of Cathay Dragon's Airlines Flight Attendants' Association....
08:17, 08/23/2019

Cathay Pacific shares slump after China cracks down on staff protests Shares in Cathay Pacific Airways closed at a 10-year low on Monday after the Hong Kong flag carrier became caught in crosswinds between Beijing and pro-democracy groups in the Asian financial hub....
16:40, 08/12/2019

To counter China's growing influence, the US is reaching out to some of the Pacific's smallest countries Reuters The US and its partners have sought to counter China's rising influence around the world. In the Asia-Pacific, Washington has turned its attention to some of the smallest countries in the region, which are also being courted by Beijing. Visi...
07:51, 08/28/2019

Australia's deputy PM apologises to Pacific for fruit-picking comments 'if any insult was taken' Michael McCormack offers qualified apology after remarks about climate change and seasonal workers caused outrageMichael McCormack has apologised to Pacific Island nations for his comments that they will survive the climate crisis – in part – “becaus...
07:17, 08/22/2019

Aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan deploys to Indo-Pacific region The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan and commander task force units began underway operations in the Indo-Pacific region, the Navy announced on Wednesday....
14:00, 05/23/2019

Cathay Pacific suspends pilot arrested in Hong Kong protests Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd said on Saturday it had suspended a pilot arrested during anti-government protests in Hong Kong and that "overly radical" staff would be barred from crewing flights to the mainland....
18:00, 08/10/2019

Australia's Kyoto loophole eight times larger than entire Pacific emissions Analysts say Kyoto credits being used to back out of promised cuts as Tuvalu’s PM calls Australia’s $500m pledge an immoral ploy to quell debate Australia has been accused of using a loophole to back out of a promised emissions cut nearly eight times...
12:17, 08/14/2019

Australia 'has to answer to the Pacific’ over climate change, Jacinda Ardern says - video Jacinda Ardern has declared that ‘Australia has to answer to the Pacific’ on climate change, saying that New Zealand is doing what it can to limit global emissions and expects other nations to do the same. Pacific leaders have this week been urging A...
22:17, 08/14/2019

Revealed: 'fierce' Pacific forum meeting almost collapsed over climate crisis Australia’s prime minister Scott Morrison came under fire from Tuvalu’s leader Enele SopoagaCritical talks at the Pacific Islands Forum almost collapsed twice amid “fierce” clashes between the Australian prime minister, Scott Morrison, and Tuvalu’s p...
16:51, 08/16/2019

Australia, under fire for coal, pledges $339 million for Pacific climate change Australia will donate A$500 million ($339 million) to Pacific Islands for renewable energy projects and to help its neighbors prepare for the impact of climate change, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday....
23:17, 08/12/2019

Fiji PM: 'insulting' Scott Morrison causing rift with Pacific countries Exclusive: Frank Bainimarama says Australian leader is pushing nations towards ChinaScott Morrison has been accused of causing an extraordinary rift between Australia and Pacific countries by the prime minister of Fiji, who said the Australian prime ...
22:17, 08/16/2019

Union Pacific: 12 train cars derailed in central Tucson Tuesday TUCSON – A train derailment that occurred early Tuesday in central Tucson has prompted an investigation, Union Pacific officials say. According to officials, about 12 cars derailed at around 2 a.m. Tuesday at the Union Pacific’s rail yard...
22:17, 08/14/2019

Upset city: 9-1 shot Higher Power wins $1M Pacific Classic Higher Power won the $1 million Pacific Classic by 5 1/4 lengths at Del Mar, leading a trio of long-shot finishers       ...
07:00, 08/18/2019

Cathay Pacific shares in choppy trade after shock exit of CEO Hogg Cathay Pacific shares were choppy in opening trade on Monday after the shock exit of CEO Rupert Hogg, as the airline grapples with mounting Chinese scrutiny over the involvement of some of its staff in anti-government protests in Hong Kong....
07:00, 08/19/2019

Pacific Ocean coup: how Ronald Reagan helped bury a Beach Boy at sea The US president had promised the band that if they ever needed his help, he would be on hand. So when Dennis Wilson died, he started making some callsMinutes after sunset on 4 January 1984, the body of Beach Boys drummer Dennis Wilson entered the Pa...
14:17, 05/22/2019

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns after Beijing pressure following Hong Kong protests Company chairman John Slosar said the airline needed new management because events had “called into question” its commitment to safety and security.        ...
01:51, 08/17/2019

Eastern Pacific Ocean to give birth to tropical storms this week One tropical feature is forecast to develop and hug the west coast of Mexico, while a second tropical feature may form and eventually pass close to Hawaii in the coming days....
22:34, 08/19/2019

China says crew information submitted by Cathay Pacific meets requirements China's aviation regulator said on Thursday that identification information submitted so far by Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd for its crew meets requirements....
06:51, 08/15/2019

Video conferencing growth and unique challenges in the Asia Pacific region Analysts report that the use of video conferencing in the Asia Pacific has increased in recent years. Read about three challenges to adopting and using video conferencing in that region....
04:00, 05/23/2019

Pacific Islands Forum: Tuvalu children welcome leaders with a climate plea Climate crisis is more than a meeting agenda item in a host country that could be left uninhabitable by rising sea levelsAs the leaders of Pacific countries step off their planes at Funafuti airport this week for the Pacific Islands Forum, they are b...
12:00, 08/11/2019

Asia Pacific stocks mixed; Fed's Powell hints there won't be rate cuts Stocks in Asia Pacific were mixed in Thursday morning trade, following the U.S. Federal Reserve's overnight monetary policy decision and hints that the central bank is not considering a cut in interest rates at this moment....
02:51, 05/02/2019

Asia Pacific shares trade mixed as Dow winning streak ends Shares in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Wednesday morning following an overnight trading session on Wall Street that saw the end of the Dow Jones Industrial Average's winning streak....
03:00, 06/12/2019

Lorena weakens from hurricane, dumps rain on Mexico's Pacific coast Storm Lorena weakened slightly as it lashed parts of Mexico's Pacific coast with heavy wind and rain on Thursday, including the seaside getaway of Puerto Vallarta in Jalisco state, where schools were shut pending the passage of the storm....
21:18, 09/19/2019

Asia Pacific stocks edge up amid US-China trade jitters Stocks in Asia Pacific edged up in Friday afternoon trade as a series of developments overnight on the U.S.-China trade front dampened hopes of a deal being reached between the two economic powerhouses....
07:51, 09/20/2019

Magnitude 6.8 quake strikes south southeast of Kermadecs in Pacific: USGS A magnitude 6.8 quake struck south southeast of Raoul Island in South Pacific chain of the Kermadec Islands, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of casualties....
11:17, 06/19/2019

Henderson Island: a Pacific paradise turning into a plastic trap – video Thousands of tonnes of plastic have accumulated on the pristine beaches of Henderson Island in the Pacific's Pitcairn archipelago. Along one stretch of 2.5km, an estimated 18 tonnes has piled up over decades, at the rate of several thousand pieces of...
03:00, 07/31/2019

Cathay Pacific freezes new hiring, to focus on cost cuts: memo Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd has put a freeze on new hiring, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters, as the airline battles a slump in demand from fliers avoiding Hong Kong amid massive anti-government protests in the city....
10:51, 09/12/2019

75 years after Iwo Jima, US Marines storm 'Pacific' island with Japanese forces Three-quarters of a century ago they fought each other in a Pacific War of almost unbridled brutality. Now, U.S. Marines and Japan's new island-hopping troops are storming beaches together in military exercises....
07:34, 07/31/2019

Graves of more than 30 US Marines, sailors from WWII discovered on remote Pacific Island Several graves containing what are likely the remains of more than 30 U.S. Marines and sailors killed during one of the bloodiest battles of World War II were discovered on a remote Pacific Island, officials said....
14:00, 06/26/2019

Tax carbon, not people: UN chief issues climate plea from Pacific 'frontline' Antonio Guterres hears from leaders at Fiji summit who warn region is facing ‘an unprecedented global catastrophe’Governments around the world must introduce carbon taxes, halt plans for new coal plants and accelerate the closure of existing ones if ...
05:34, 05/15/2019

Hurricane Lorena dumps heavy rain on Mexico's Pacific coast Hurricane Lorena lashed parts of Mexico's Pacific coast with heavy rain and strong winds early on Thursday, as it barreled towards the popular beach resorts of Los Cabos on the Baja California peninsula....
17:51, 09/19/2019

Union Pacific CEO signals caution on Trump's China tariff threat Union Pacific Corp's chief executive said another round of tariffs on Chinese goods could badly hurt his railroad and the U.S. economy, but he feels U.S. President Donald Trump is listening to his concerns....
01:34, 06/20/2019

House passes two bills blocking oil and gas drilling off Pacific and Atlantic coasts The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed two bills banning new offshore oil and gas drilling off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts and Florida....
00:17, 09/12/2019

Putin and Xi test a budding military alliance in the Pacific -- and step up confrontation Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a clear message on Tuesday: They are ready to test the limits of their budding military partnership in the Pacific....
01:17, 07/24/2019

Sneak Peek: Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast -- June 2018 "Off the cliff" is how editor Mark Galasiewski says markets are supposed to feel at this point in the patterns that are unfolding right now, in several markets across Asia....
15:34, 05/01/2019

Astronauts snapped an incredible photo of a volcano erupting in the Pacific Ocean Astronauts who head to the International Space Station get to see things that the rest of us can only imagine. As the orbiting laboratory rapidly orbits Earth, it affords its inhabitants the chance to see all manner of jaw-dropping sights, and on the...
05:00, 06/27/2019

Home favorite Osaka makes winning start at Pan Pacific Open Hometown hero Naomi Osaka recovered from a sluggish start to beat Bulgarian qualifier Viktoriya Tomova 7-5 6-3 and reach the quarter-finals at the Pan Pacific Open in Japan on Wednesday....
15:00, 09/18/2019

Asia Pacific stocks broadly decline amid expectations of less aggressive Fed Stocks in Asia saw broad declines on Friday, amid expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve could be less aggressive than expected with monetary policy when it meets next week....
14:51, 07/27/2019

PM, Donald Trump, Shinzo Abe Focus On Indo-Pacific During Trilateral Meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a "productive" trilateral meeting with US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and extensively discussed issues of the Indo-Pacific region,......
09:51, 06/28/2019

Union Pacific quarterly profit beats estimates on price gains Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates, as the U.S. railroad operator cut costs and raised prices to overcome the effects of severe flooding in the Midwest and ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions....
19:51, 07/18/2019

Asia and Pacific on course to miss all Sustainable Development Goals, says UN region chief Unless progress is accelerated, Asia and the Pacific are on course to miss all of the 17 Goals of the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Executive Secretary of the UN regional commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), told UN News a...
18:00, 07/18/2019

Evidence of Arsenic-Breathing Microbial Life Found in Pacific Ocean Researchers working off the coast of Mexico have discovered evidence of arsenic-breathing life in oxygen-starved waters. These resilient microbes are a vestige of Earth’s ancient past, but they could also be a sign of things to come under the influen...
22:51, 05/03/2019

Asia Pacific stocks mixed; Brent oil spikes about 10% after Saudi attacks Oil prices spiked in the morning of Asian trading hours after drone strikes on crucial production facilities in Saudi Arabia. Shares of oil companies in Asia surged on Monday....
05:51, 09/16/2019

Pacific Gas & Electric to shut power in Northern California for fire safety PG&E said it will shut off power Saturday and may do the same for thousands more to reduce the risk of wildfires in Northern California.        ...
14:51, 06/08/2019

Asia Pacific stocks mixed; Brent oil spikes about 11% after Saudi attacks Oil prices spiked in the morning of Asian trading hours after drone strikes on crucial production facilities in Saudi Arabia. Shares of oil companies in Asia surged on Monday....
04:34, 09/16/2019

Where it all begins: Colombia's peasant farmers fuel Pacific drug trade The wave of drugs arriving in countries like Fiji starts in the jungles of South America where ‘coca is everything’The cocaine market is booming in Australia and New Zealand, causing ripples throughout the Pacific region. But long before it is snorte...
04:00, 06/26/2019

Asia Pacific stocks trade mixed amid expectations of Fed rate cut Stocks in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Thursday as shares on Wall Street saw a record close overnight, following raised expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve could cut interest rates at its upcoming July meeting....
07:34, 07/04/2019

U.S. seeks to renew Pacific islands security pact to foil China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday negotiations have begun with three Pacific island nations to renew a national security agreement that would help Washington counter growing Chinese influence in the region....
14:00, 08/05/2019

China's Pacific influence grows as it signs up new friend in Solomon Islands China and former Taiwan ally the Solomon Islands established diplomatic ties on Saturday in a sign of Beijing's growing influence in the Pacific that has angered Washington, with a top Chinese diplomat saying the time was almost up for the rest of Ta...
16:52, 09/21/2019

Sink or swim: Chinese port plans put Pacific back in play Early in the morning, before sunrise, low tide on the Samoan island of Savai'i reveals the remnants of an old American airstrip, washed away by decades of erosion, cyclones and tsunamis....
08:34, 08/07/2019

Deutsche Bank axes whole teams in Asia-Pacific as 18,000 job cuts begin Whole teams in Deutsche Bank's Asian operations were told their positions were gone on Monday, as the lender began axing 18,000 jobs globally in one of the biggest overhauls to an investment bank since the aftermath of the financial crisis....
07:00, 07/08/2019

Asia Pacific trade pact can go on without India 'for the time being:' Malaysian PM Mahathir Sixteen Asia Pacific countries have been negotiating the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership since 2013, with India's reluctance to open up its markets a major sticking point....
00:34, 06/24/2019

The new drug highway: Pacific islands at centre of cocaine trafficking boom Explosion in number of boats carrying cocaine and meth from Latin America to Australia is causing havoc for islands on the way • Cocaine used as washing powder: police struggle with Pacific drug influxIt is the drug route you’ve never heard of: a mul...
22:51, 06/23/2019

New Zealand's Ardern says plight of Pacific Islanders should spur climate action Climate change is having a real impact on Pacific islanders and that should spur countries to greater action to tackle the problem, New Zealand Prime Minster Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday....
15:00, 07/18/2019

Traffic switch: Houghton Rd improvement project Union Pacific Railroad to I-10 TUCSON – Base paving operations on the west side of Houghton Road from the Union Pacific Railroad south to Interstate 10 are now complete, according to Tucson Department of Transportation. Crews will shift traffic on Thursday from the east side of Ho...
21:51, 05/16/2019

Biden now opposes Trans-Pacific Partnership that Obama administration pursued Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said Wednesday that he now opposes the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a 12-nation trade deal for which the Obama administration sought congressional approval. Biden, then vice president, was involved in lobbyin...
09:34, 08/01/2019

First Russian-Chinese air patrol in Asia-Pacific draws shots from South Korea Russia carried out what it said was its first long-range joint air patrol in the Asia-Pacific region with China on Tuesday, a mission that triggered hundreds of warning shots, according to South Korean officials, and a strong protest from Japan....
00:17, 07/24/2019

Union Pacific cost cuts sheltered profit amid freight slowdown Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates, as the U.S. railroad operator cut costs and raised rates to overcome disruptions from record floods in the Midwest and ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions....
22:34, 07/18/2019

Paradise islands of Pacific increasingly vulnerable to climate change, as UN boosts resilience A seeming paradise, life on the Pacific islands is threatened by climate change and extreme weather, frustrated by remoteness and a lack of educational and economic opportunities. Secretary-General António Guterres begins a visit to the region this w...
20:34, 05/10/2019

Papua New Guinea leader to visit Australia as it seeks to shore up its Pacific influence Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape will make a state visit to Australia, its government said on Tuesday, as it seeks to cement its position with Pacific island's new leader amid rising competition for influence in the region....
10:51, 07/16/2019

Cathay Pacific C.E.O. Quits as China’s Power Looms Over Hong Kong Protests The departure of the executive, Rupert Hogg, illustrates Beijing’s power over global companies whose bottom lines depend upon access to the mainland....
16:51, 08/16/2019

UPDATE 2-Union Pacific quarterly profit beats estimates on price gains Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates, as the U.S. railroad operator cut costs and raised prices to overcome the effects of severe flooding in the Midwest and ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions....
16:51, 07/18/2019

Pacific islands will survive climate crisis because they 'pick our fruit', Australia's deputy PM says Exclusive: Michael McCormack says island nations want Australia to shut down industry ‘so they can survive’Pacific island nations affected by the climate crisis will continue to survive “because many of their workers come here to pick our fruit”, Aus...
16:51, 08/16/2019

Gigantic Pumice Raft from Underwater Eruption Is on a Wild Ride Across the Pacific Ocean In early August, sailors in the southwest Pacific Ocean began to see their environment transmogrify. As far as the eye could see, the ocean turned from an azure delight into a colossal gathering of clinking, floating rocks. And then came the foul, su...
03:17, 08/27/2019

UPDATE 2-Texas Pacific investors say nominee elected trustee at disputed meeting An investor group that holds about 25% in Texas Pacific Land Trust installed its preferred trustee in a shareholder meeting on Wednesday that the company, one of the biggest landowners in Texas, rejected as invalid....
03:17, 05/23/2019

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns, Airline Releases Cryptic Statement About Hong Kong Rupert Hogg, the CEO of Cathay Pacific Airways, has resigned following conflict between the Hong Kong-based airline and the Chinese government in Beijing. The new CEO will be Augustus Tang Kin-wing, according to the South China Morning Post, and the ...
14:17, 08/16/2019

Asia Pacific stocks mixed; Brent crude spikes more than 8% after Saudi attacks Oil prices spiked in the afternoon of Asian trading hours after drone strikes on crucial production facilities in Saudi Arabia. Shares of oil companies in Asia surged on Monday....
13:01, 09/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Union Pacific quarterly profit beats estimates on price gains Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates, as the U.S. railroad operator raised prices that helped offset volume declines due to a severe flood in the Midwest and the ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions....
15:51, 07/18/2019

Asia Pacific stocks set to trade subdued as investors await Trump-Xi meeting Shares in Asia Pacific were set to trade cautiously on Thursday as investors await the meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit....
01:51, 06/27/2019

Scott Morrison's betrayal of the Pacific was immoral – and completely unnecessary | Nicky Ison Australia’s regional and global influence will not grow unless we are fair dinkum about acting on climate changeAs the Pacific Islands Forum comes to an end, Australia has yet again been shamed on a global stage for our inaction on climate change. Th...
16:51, 08/16/2019

New Zealand PM calls on Australia to answer Pacific island climate change demands New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern challenged Australia on Wednesday to answer South Pacific island demands for more action on climate change, saying her country was doing its part to limit global greenhouse emissions....
11:01, 08/14/2019