A EU-Japan joint policy seminar on the theme of climate change took place at the office of the Delegation of EU in Tokyo on Jan 17.

This book aims to give policy makers an overview of the evolution of science, technology and innovation (STI) policies in a selected number of East Asian countries. China, Japan, Republic of Korea and Singapore have transformed their economies and societies in recent decades.

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.9 hit parts of eastern Japan on Monday afternoon. However, there were no reports of injury or damage to any buildings.

The Japan International Cooperation Agency has staged a project in the southwest Iran to establish forests and resuscitate pastures around Karun, the only navigable river in Iran.

The proposal made by Minister of Finance and Mas Media, Mangala Samaraweera to obtain the support of the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) for the construction of a light rail system

Solid biomass from forests, farms and cities provides a major energy source for heat and power generation, potentially accounting for a fifth of global energy consumption by 2050 amid accelerated adoption of renewables.

The Australian government has condemned Japan's "regrettable" decision to withdraw from the International Whaling Commission and resume commercial whaling.

Working memory deficits are present in many neuropsychiatric diseases with diagnosis-related severity. However, it is unknown whether this common behavioral abnormality is a continuum explained by a neural mechanism shared across diseases or a set of discrete dysfunctions.

Poland expects its first nuclear power plant to start operating after 2030 as the country aims to cut its use of coal in producing electricity, Deputy Environment Minister Michal Kurtyka said.

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