"IAEA Fukushima Report ``Ignores Seicne, downplays radiation risks``: Greenpeace"       "City Park in Damascus, Syria, named after Kim Il-sung"       "Media Hysteria Trumps Fact on China's Yuan Move"       "Toyota's Flagship Lexus SUV Charts New Territory"       "Full Text of Japanese Prime Minister Abe's War-End 70th Anniversary Statement"      

IAEA Fukushima Report ``Ignores Seicne, downplays radiation risks``: Greenpeace

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Tokyo- (PanOrient News) The International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) Fukushima report, released Monday, downplays the ongoing environmental and health effects of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Greenpeace Japan said in a release noting that the report "plays into the Abe government’s agenda to normalize the ongoing nuclear disaster."

“The IAEA concludes that no discernible health consequences are expected as a result of the Fukushima disaster, but admits important uncertainties in ...

City Park in Damascus, Syria, named after Kim Il-sung

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Dubai- (PanOrient News) A Park in Damascus, capital city of Syria, was named after the late Kim Il-sung, leader of North Korea, at a ceremony held on Monday (August 31) to mark the 70th anniversary of the "liberation of the DPRK and forming of Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK)".

A monument bearing the name of the late DPRK leader, was also placed in the park which is located in Kafrsouseh ward in Damascus, SANA reported.

The ceremony, organized by the embassy of the Democratic People’s ...

Media Hysteria Trumps Fact on China's Yuan Move

Thursday, August 20, 2015

By Anthony Rowley
Special to PanOrient News

Tokyo- Those crafty Chinese are at it again, to hear most Western analysts and media tell it. They are "manipulating" the value of their currency (the yuan) in order to boost exports and squeeze what little growth there is left in world trade to their own advantage.

China's central bank (The People's Bank of China, PBOC) took financial markets off guard on August 11 when it announced it was devaluing the yuan (renminbi) by just under 1.9 per ...

Toyota's Flagship Lexus SUV Charts New Territory

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Priced at about US$88,000 for the Japanese Market

Tokyo - (PanOrient News) Lexus announced today it will start sales of the refreshed LX 570―positioned as the flagship model in its SUV line-up―at Lexus dealers across Japan from September 14. The LX was first launched in 1996 in North America as the Lexus brand's first SUV. Since then, sales have grown there, while also expanding primarily to the Middle East and Russia. The new LX boasts dramatic advances in both design and driving perfor...