Kazunori Takada

China stocks rise after Beijing slaps curbs on selling

Global investors fear that China's market turmoil will destabilise the financial system, and be a bigger risk than the crisis in Greece.

Japanese firms shut China plants, US urges calm

Japanese firms have shut factories in China and urged expatriate workers to stay indoors in the wake of angry protests over a territorial dispute.

Japan nuclear evacuation ring will be no-go zone

Japan on Thursday said it would ban people entering the 20km evacuation zone around the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant north of Tokyo.

Power crunch puts Japan Inc to the test

Analysts suggest power blackouts will ultimately cause the biggest economic damage to Japan, a vital player in the global manufacturing supply chain.

Japan finds plutonium in soil at stricken nuclear plant

Plutonium in soil at the Fukushima nuclear complex heightened alarm on Tuesday over the battle to contain the world's worst atomic crisis in 25 years.

Radiation injuries slow work at Japan’s nuclear plant

Engineers had to pull out of some parts of Japan's crippled nuclear plant on Thursday when three workers were exposed to high contamination.

Japan disasters to cost over $300-billion

Japan estimated the cost of the damage from its devastating earthquake and tsunami could top $300-billion.

US halts imports from Japan nuclear zone

The United States became the first nation to block produce from ally Japan's radiation zone, saying it will halt milk, vegetable and fruit imports.

Steam rises from Japan plant, radiation worry grows

Smoke and steam rose from two of the most threatening reactors at Japan's quake-crippled nuclear plant on Tuesday.

WHO warns of food radiation in disaster-hit Japan

The WHO said on Monday that radiation in food after an earthquake damaged a Japanese nuclear plant was more serious than previously thought.

Press Releases

New Bentley Bentayga – The definitive luxury SUV

The Bentayga combines the abilities of a performance grand tourer with a luxury limousine, a spacious family car and an off-roader

Galaxy A21s captures imagination of the youth

Samsung's latest Galaxy A devices are loved by their users and provide a range of awesome features that are truly important to them

SafetyWallet and First Aid Level 1

Basic First Aid is an industry standard and it is the basic requirement in working environments that employers need to have in place

Yvonne Chetty: a passion for an efficient public sector and mentoring

'Being affiliated to a professional body such as SAICA makes providing expert guidance and support to my colleagues that much easier'

Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

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