TOKYO (REUTERS) - Japan's ruling party could set up a British-style agency to shut down the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant, taking control of a project now managed by the station's embattled operator, a senior party policymaker said on Thursday.
TOKYO (REUTERS) - A cross-party group of Japanese lawmakers submitted a bill to parliament on Thursday aimed at legalising casino gambling in the country, a source with knowledge of the matter said.
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's state television accused foreign carmakers of charging domestic customers more for repair costs than in other markets, singling out Audi, Subaru and Jaguar Land Rover, in the latest of a series of programmes targeting foreign companies.
TOKYO (AFP) - Japanese police said Thursday they have arrested a woman for calling them more than 15,000 times over a six-month period.
BEIJING (AFP) - A Chinese anti-corruption activist put on trial in what campaign groups say is a crackdown on dissent was beaten by police while in detention, lawyers said Thursday.