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AseanPlus News 28 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

Greenspan and Snow warn Washington against China quota

US Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan and Treasury secretary John Snow made headlines in the Chinese media last week when both warned against slapping tariffs on imports from China - something the Chinese wanted to hear.

World 31 Mar 2011 | 12:00 AM

Presure mounts on Japan to widen nuclear exclusion zone

TOKYO (Reuters) - Pressure mounted on Japan on Thursday to expand the evacuation zone around its stricken nuclear power plant while officials said radiation may be flowing continuously into the nearby sea, where contamination was now 4,000 times the legal limit.

World 31 Mar 2011 | 12:00 AM

Pressure mounts on Japan to widen nuclear exclusion zone

TOKYO (Reuters) - Pressure mounted on Japan on Thursday to expand the evacuation zone around its stricken nuclear power plant while officials said radiation may be flowing continuously into the nearby sea, where contamination was now 4,000 times the legal limit.

World 31 Mar 2011 | 12:00 AM

Presure mounts on Japan to widen nuke exclusion zone

TOKYO (Reuters) - Pressure mounted on Japan on Thursday to expand the evacuation zone around its stricken nuclear power plants after high levels of radiation were found outside the zone and radioactivity in seawater reached more than 4,000 times its legal limit.

World 01 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Japan PM vows funding to tackle long nuclear crisis

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan said on Friday he was ready for a long fight to bring a quake-hit nuclear plant under control but was convinced Japan would overcome the world's worst nuclear crisis since the Chernobyl disaster in 1986.

World 01 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Japan crisis drags, France wants global nuclear reform

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's nuclear and humanitarian crisis stretched to three weeks on Friday with radiation still leaking from a crippled nuclear power plant, thousands of homeless people struggling to rebuild their lives, and little hope of a quick resolution to either.

World 04 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

SNAPSHOT - Japan's nuclear crisis

TOKYO (Reuters) - Following are main developments after a massive earthquake and tsunami devastated northeast Japan and crippled a nuclear power station, raising the risk of an uncontrolled radiation leak.

World 13 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Japan govt downgrades economy view on earthquake

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's government on Wednesday downgraded its assessment of the economy for the first time in six months, saying it is showing weakness after a devastating earthquake and tsunami last month battered the northeast coast.

Community 23 Oct 2012 | 12:00 AM

Plastic still fantastic?

THERE is still big money to be made from plastic packaging products, which should come as no surprise considering plastic is the most versatile packaging material in the world and is set remain so for some time to come.

Community 23 Oct 2012 | 12:00 AM

Demand for versatile packaging material remains good for the near future

THERE is still big money to be made from plastic packaging products, which should come as no surprise considering plastic is the most versatile packaging material in the world and is set remain so for some time to come.