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Japanese high school students and carvers from Chile pose before a new "Moai" statue , modelled on the mysterious carvings at Easter Island, as it was set at the tsunami-devastated town of Minamisanriku in Miyagi prefecture, northern Japan on May 25, 2013.
TOKYO : Yen trading was volatile in Asia on Friday in tandem with wild swings on the Tokyo stock market, but some analysts said the Japanese currency's weakening trend was likely to continue.
It was a grim day on global markets yesterday after the release of disappointing manufacturing survey data from China and renewed concern that the US could start to cut back on its cash injections.
I almost wrote that Thailand's hero of the week is social media, after the news last week of a 17-year-old girl rescued from prostitution in South Korea after she used Facebook to alert authorities.
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Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda speaks at the 19th International Conference on The Future of Asia in Tokyo, Friday, May 24, 2013.
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Asian markets fell Thursday with Tokyo plunging more than seven percent as investors took profits after weak Chinese data and signs the US Federal Reserve could start tapering off its massive stimulus measures.
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Thai shares and the baht yesterday took a hit from China's disappointing manufacturing output and mounting concerns that the US Federal Reserve will taper its asset-buying scheme to dampen demand for emerging markets' assets.
London, May 23 : Petra Nemcova has gone bra-less in sheer lace lingerie as she made a spectacular return to modelling.
John Piper, the recently retired pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis, has made a cottage industry out of attributing natural disasters to God's vindictive will.
The biggest plunge in Japanese stock prices since a 2011 earthquake and tsunami was a temporary pullback that will not derail the government's "Abenomics" policy of loose money and fiscal stimulus, officials said on Thursday.
Japan's nuclear watchdog on Wednesday endorsed a panel's conclusion that a seismic fault running underneath one of two reactors at an atomic plant in western Japan is active, making the reactor's restart virtually impossible.
The IAEA, supported by the Government of Japan, will designate a new Response and Assistance Network Capacity Building Centre in Fukushima next week, according to a news release from the UN nuclear watchdog.