Weather

Rescuers look for missing as typhoon kills more people in Japan

At least 12 remain missing after deadly Typhoon Hagibis, which left as many as 13,000 homes flooded in 13 prefectures.

Rescuers look for missing as typhoon kills more people in Japan

Japan

Outrage after homeless men denied refuge from Typhoon Hagibis

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe promises to take action after two men were denied entry to a Tokyo storm shelter.

Outrage after homeless men denied refuge from Typhoon Hagibis

Weather

Japan typhoon death toll climbs as hopes for missing fade

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe warns of prolonged economic impact from typhoon, which swept across country at the weekend.

Japan typhoon death toll climbs as hopes for missing fade

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