"Japan Grants USD 4 million to Support Refugees"       "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"      

Japan Grants USD 4 million to Support Refugees

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Tokyo- (PanOrient News) The Japanese government will extend an emergency grant of 2 million US dollars to West Balkan countries in response to the mass influx of refugees and migrants who are passing through on their way to EU member countries

The financial aid will provide support for improving reception centers for refugees and migrants, border management and food and medical services mainly to Serbia and Macedonia, both of which are non-EU countries without the coverage of the EU safety ne...

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 ...