Child rights

One in three young children undernourished or overweight: UNICEF

Report finds 149 million children four or younger are stunted and malnutrition costs the world $3.5 trillion yearly.

One in three young children undernourished or overweight: UNICEF

Asia Pacific

Japan begins clean-up after Typhoon Hagibis leaves dozens dead

Rescue efforts under way and power being restored after powerful typhoon swamps Nagano, gateway to the Japanese Alps.

Asia Pacific

Japan: Troops sent as worst typhoon in decades kills 33

Rescue efforts under way as powerful typhoon paralyses Tokyo, leaving nearly half a million homes without power.

Typhoon Hagibis kills many as it batters Japan, troops deployed

Asia Pacific

Deadly Typhoon Hagibis lashes Japan, millions told to evacuate

Japan issues highest level of disaster warning over 'unprecedented' downpours that caused flooding and landslides.

Deadly Typhoon Hagibis lashes Japan, millions told to evacuate

Japan

Typhoon Hagibis makes landfall on Japan coast

Heavy rains and strong winds hit Japan as the typhoon, forecast as the worst in six decades, makes landfall.

AJ Impact

Hydrogen power: Toyota takes on Tesla with alternative fuel

Hydrogen fuel cell motors have yet to make a dent in the market for clean energy cars.

Hydrogen power: Toyota takes on Tesla with alternative fuel

Japan

Typhoon Hagibis threatens Tokyo with heaviest rain in 60 years

Domestic flights cancelled, residents warned of flooding as typhoon inches closer with wind gusts of up to 252km/h.

Typhoon Hagibis threatens Tokyo with heaviest rain in 60 years

Asia Pacific

Super typhoon Hagibis on track to drench Japan's main island

Japan’s weather agency warns the typhoon may bring torrential rains to central parts of country over the weekend.

Super typhoon Hagibis on track to drench Japan's main island

Science & Technology

Chemistry Nobel won by lithium-ion battery creators

John B Goodenough, M Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino have revolutionised the world of electronics.

Oldest-ever laureate among Nobel chemistry trio

AJ Impact

China may have to wait to become second most powerful at IMF

Plans that would see China supplant Japan as the IMF's second most influential member met by US resistance, says source.

China may have to wait to become second most powerful at IMF

AJ Impact

Nissan picks new CEO to lead recovery from Ghosn scandal

Makoto Uchida previously ran Nissan's joint venture in China. He will work with COO Ashwani Gupta.

Nissan picks new CEO to lead recovery from Ghosn scandal

Weather

Super Typhoon Hagibis heads towards Japan

From tropical storm to a Category 5 equivalent, Hagibis is one of the most explosive storms on record.

Super Typhoon Hagibis heads towards Japan

AJ Impact

'Not the whole enchilada': US inks limited trade deal with Japan

With improvements in access for US agricultural goods, officials hope agreement will pave the way for wider accord.

'Not the whole enchilada': US inks limited trade deal with Japan

Asia Pacific

Japan rescues dozens of North Korean fishermen after collision

North Korean boat sinks after colliding with Japanese patrol vessel in the Yamatotai area, northwest of Noto Peninsula.

Japan rescues dozens of North Korean fishermen after collision