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Asia Today ISSN 1861-4604 Saturday, December 10, 2016

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politics - business - banking

Japan to sell TEPCO shares to cover Fukushima disaster costs

Over 18,500 people lost their lives

December 10, 2016, Reporter : Big News Network

gallery thumbnail TOKYO, Japan - Five years since the Fukushima disaster, Japan has doubled the projected costs related to the reactor to 21.5 trillion yen ($188 billion).> BNN The new estimation would mean an increased pressure on Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) to improve ...Full Story

commerce - industry - technology

Euro jumps above $1.07 for the first time since mid-November following initial jitters from Italy referendum

Euro jumped above $1.07

December 5, 2016, Reporter : Big News Network

gallery thumbnail ROME, Italy - Italy woke up on Monday to the threat of a banking crisis, political turmoil, and a group of anti-establishment populists banging on the doors of the government.> BNN However, shrugging off initial jitters from the Italian referendum, the euro jumped ...Full Story

Education - Environment - entertainment

What’s on Donald Trump’s Middle East agenda?

Middle East agenda

November 26, 2016, Reporter : Big News Network

gallery thumbnail WASHINGTON, U.S. - Donald Trump's unexpected victory is expected to spell wide ranging structural changes in Middle East international relations. The further aggravation of the situation in Syria, the United States’ policy with respect to its allies and the deal ...Full Story

Socio culture - sports -travel

South Korea’s Park on her way out - Will this be Trump administration’s first international challenge?

Vote on Park impeachment

December 2, 2016, Reporter : Big News Network

gallery thumbnail SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea is witnessing a bizarre corruption scandal, which is threatening to bring down its president, who is struggling for political survival.> BNN Park Geun-hye is embroiled in a scandal in connection with her 40-year relationship with a ...Full Story

ASIA IN THE EYES OF EUROPE

In Austria, Pro-EU Candidate Defeats Far-Right Rival In Presidential Poll

He was supported by the Green Party

December 5, 2016, Reporter : Big News Network

gallery thumbnail Austrian far-right candidate has been defeated in Austria's presidential race by rival candidate Alexander Van der Bellen, who is supported by ...Full Story

Europe eyes Italian referendum Fears that result could tear apart crumbling EU

Proposed constitutional reforms

December 4, 2016, Reporter : Big News Network

gallery thumbnail ROME, Italy - As Italy began voting in a referendum on constitutional reform - Europe kept a steady eye focussed on the country.> BNN ...Full Story