Local authorities have put the death toll at 30, but the number is expected to increase
The first study on airborne microplastics discovered that the tiny plastic particles are affecting cloud formation
Much of the enthusiasm for a new financial order might well be misaligned
Peter Tempelhoff’s new ramen eatery in the Cape Town CBD beckons the inquisitive foodie
Economic war rages on as global power dynamics shift.
With the exception of one or two hidings, games at this World Cup have been much closer than expected
Costa Rica will want to channel their 2014 spirit to send Spain or Germany home early
Africa, which has millions of people using mobile financial services and a young population who are radical adopters and innovators in everything digital, has huge potential to use next-generation technology for social good.
The attack comes despite the country’s famously low levels of violent crime and tough gun laws
If graduates did not get their qualifications from the list of top 50 universities, 40 of which are in the US, France, China, Hong Kong, Australia, Germany, Canada and Japan, they will be excluded
These elections are a warning of how history can be washed over and and used to promote modern dynasties
South Africa, the continent’s largest emitter, is not among several African countries that joined the UK-led coalition committing to phase out the fossil fuel
Digital certification looms, but questions remain on implementation, worldwide standardisation, fraud and the ethics of mandatory vaccinations
Meet the pups of Tokyo’s real-life Paw Patrol
Countries with the biggest industrialised economies could see an average loss of 8.5% of economic value by 2050, according to an Oxfam analysis
With less than 10 weeks until the Tokyo Games begin and as Japan battles a surge in infections, public opinion remains strongly opposed to the event going ahead this summer.
Removing the gear stick has left the tiny roadster flat-footed, though stylistically it still has pizzazz
A visit to Japanese art island Chichu is both a meditation and an education
The United States led governments around the world in calling for the restoration of Myanmar’s democracy on Monday after the military staged a coup, arresting civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other politicians
China is becoming the preferred destination for countries such as Ghana and Nigeria
In Japan, in 2018, more than 1 000 people died during an unprecedented heat wave. In 2019, scientists proved it would have been impossible without global warming
Countries that have mandated mask-wearing for people going out in public have shown a decrease in the rate of Covid-19 infections
Tokyo has a history of cancelled Olympics – but a different type of war caused it to cancel in 1940
The institute should develop products that are applicable to different industries, such as 3D-imaging and self-driving cars
Japan has a diversified economy not heavily reliant on tourism. But with domestic spending already weak, the hit from a cancellation could ripple through and further depress local purchasing.
One man is pushing for a change to labour legislation that will allow workers to take paid time off to look after their parents
Government was alerted that 12 South Africans were among the crew members on board the ship only at the end of their quarantine
The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told
After being in South Africa for almost three years, Miniso left without a trace late last year. This exit has now left a group of franchisees, who have invested millions of rands in its stores, with massive losses
A virus similar to the SARS pathogen has claimed 81 lives since emerging in a market in the central Chinese city of Wuhan, and spread around the world. Here are the places that have confirmed cases of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus: China As of Monday, more than 2700 people have been infected across China, the […]
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has warned that military confrontation with Iran will impact global peace and stability, as he visits the Middle East hoping to ease tensions spiked by the US killing of a top Iranian general. His comments came at the start of a five-day Gulf tour that had been thrown into doubt after […]
Ghosn made his first public appearance since his audacious December escape at a combative press conference in Beirut on Wednesday