Thanks to technology, your loved one can always be with you, in your pocket — or under your thumb.
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It is time for the so-called realists to get real about the existential dangers of a world brimming with nuclear weapons.
China's detention of a Sydney professor spotlights its questionable record when it comes to respect for academic freedom and human rights, and casts a shadow over Sino-Australian relations.
It may be time for the government to realize that simple prescriptions that combine monetary and fiscal expansionary policies will not cure Japan's deep-rooted economic problems.
Republicans could come out of the Trump debacle stronger than they went in if Democrats don't act to avoid political irrelevance.
Testimony from survivors of Monday’s deadly avalanche suggests that many used newly learned mountaineering skills to survive the disaster before trying to save others.
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The dollar climbed above ¥111 in Tokyo trading on Wednesday, buoyed by strong U.S. consumer confidence data released overnight, as well as speculation of further interest rates hikes by the U.S. Federal Reserve. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥111.09-10, up from ¥110.68-68 at the same time Tuesday. The euro was at $1.0784-0785, down […]
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As details emerged of Monday’s devastating avalanche at a ski resort in Tochigi Prefecture, which killed seven high school students and a teacher, an instruction given by a teacher has come under scrutiny. According to media reports, a supervising teacher shouted “get down” upon noticing the avalanche. Some survivors said they followed the instruction. But […]
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