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Labor shortage a stress test for Japan’s 24/7 convenience stores

Posted on: April 27th, 2017 | No Comments
Japan’s growing labor shortage threatens the nation’s ubiquitous convenience stores, whose business model relies on an army of part-timers packing bento lunch boxes, manning cash registers and delivering goods 24/7....

China welcomes U.S. saying it’s open to talks on North Korea

Posted on: April 27th, 2017 | No Comments
China on Thursday welcomed an apparently softer tone by the United States on the North Korean nuclear and missile crisis but stressed its opposition to a U.S. missile defense system...

China launches first home-built aircraft carrier amid South China Sea tension

Posted on: April 27th, 2017 | No Comments
  China launched its first domestically built aircraft carrier on Wednesday amid rising tension over North Korea and worries about Beijing’s assertiveness in the South China Sea. State media has...

U.S. moves THAAD anti-missile to South Korean site, sparking protests

Posted on: April 26th, 2017 | No Comments
The U.S. military started moving parts of an anti-missile defense system to a deployment site in South Korea on Wednesday, triggering protests from villagers and criticism from China, amid tension...

Entire U.S. Senate to go to White House for North Korea briefing

Posted on: April 25th, 2017 | No Comments
Top Trump administration officials will hold a rare briefing on Wednesday at the White House for the entire U.S. Senate on the situation in North Korea. All 100 senators have...

North Korea stages large-scale artillery drill as U.S. submarine docks in South

Posted on: April 25th, 2017 | No Comments
  North Korea conducted a big live-fire exercise on Tuesday to mark the foundation of its military as a U.S. submarine docked in South Korea in a show of force...

North Korea says it is ready to strike U.S. aircraft carrier

Posted on: April 24th, 2017 | No Comments
North Korea said on Sunday it was ready to sink a U.S. aircraft carrier to demonstrate its military might, in the latest sign of rising tension as U.S. President Donald...

U.S. carrier group heads for Korean waters, China calls for restraint

Posted on: April 24th, 2017 | No Comments
Chinese President Xi Jinping called for all sides to exercise restraint on Monday in a call about North Korea with U.S. President Donald Trump, as Japan conducted joint drills with...

Death toll in Afghan base attack rises to 140, officials say

Posted on: April 22nd, 2017 | No Comments
  As many as 140 Afghan soldiers were killed on Friday by Taliban attackers apparently disguised in military uniforms in what would be the deadliest attack ever on an Afghan...

South Korea on heightened alert as North Korea readies for army anniversary

Posted on: April 22nd, 2017 | No Comments
South Korea was on heightened alert on Friday ahead of another important anniversary in North Korea, with a large concentration of military hardware amassed on both sides of the border...