Pacific nations agree to cut bluefin tuna catches
Asia-Pacific fishing nations and territories agreed on Thursday to cut catches of young bluefin tuna by 15 percent, with an agreement environmentalists said would not stop overfishing.
Activists rally in Tokyo against Japan's dolphin hunt
Environmentalists staged a rally in Tokyo Saturday to protest the start of Japan's annual dolphin hunt, which was made infamous by an Academy Award-winning documentary.
Shorter working hours do not guarantee happier workers
A reduction in working hours does not necessarily mean happier employees, as it might merely be adding stress to their general working environment. This is according to a study by Robert Rudolf of Korea University, Seoul, ...
Jordan to build nuclear research reactor
Jordan's Nuclear Regulatory Commission has given the go-ahead for a first nuclear research reactor as the desert kingdom, which lacks any oil, seeks to meet its energy needs.
Samsung to unveil 'smartwatch' next month: reports
South Korea's Samsung Electronics will unveil its new Galaxy Gear "smartwatch" early next month, ahead of Apple's iWatch, Bloomberg news and a fan site said Saturday.
Skepticism as NKorea shows home-grown smartphone
North Korea's announcement that it is mass producing a home-grown smartphone has been met with skepticism in the tech industry in South Korea and abroad.
Flip phones are back: Samsung's new device runs on Android
Flip phones are making a comeback thanks to Samsung.
Smartphones now a majority of mobile sales: survey
Smartphones took a majority of mobile phone sales worldwide for the first time in the April-June quarter, a survey showed Wednesday.
Samsung faces Brazil lawsuit over labor conditions (Update)
Samsung Electronics Co. is facing a lawsuit from Brazil's government seeking damages over poor working conditions on the company's assembly lines, prosecutors said.
Thai police seek to monitor chat app for crimes (Update)
Thai police asked the operator of the popular "Line" instant messaging app for access to records of online chats, raising concerns about intrusive surveillance despite promising only suspected criminals would ...
LG unveils large G2 phone free of side buttons
LG Electronics has unveiled a new smartphone that moves buttons such as volume controls to the rear.
New high-tech laser method allows DNA to be inserted 'gently' into living cells
(Phys.org) —The applications of gene therapy and genetic engineering are broad: everything from pet fish that glow red to increased crop yields worldwide to cures for many of the diseases that plague humankind. ...
Japan's Sony, Sharp see brighter future as yen slides
Japan's electronics giants Sony and Sharp on Thursday indicated better times ahead after announcing improved quarterly results thanks to an overhaul of their businesses and a weaker yen.
Taiwan's HTC reports 83 percent drop in 2Q profit
Taiwan smartphone maker HTC Corp. reported an 83 percent drop in second quarter profit Tuesday, hit by intensifying competition in the smartphone market.