Yes or no? What Greece's landmark vote might bring

| Jul 4, 2015

Yes or no? What Greece's landmark vote might bring

On his 10-year trip home, the Greek hero Odysseus at one point had to steer his ship and crew down a narrow stretch of water menaced on opposite sides by two sea monsters, Scylla and Charybdis. The Greek people are in similar dire straits ...

Jul 4, 2015

Fuel ready to be brought to Sendai nuclear reactor

Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority has finished part of its pre-use inspection of the No. 1 reactor at Kyushu Electric Power Co.’s Sendai nuclear plant, NRA officials said Friday. Fuel can thus be bought to the reactor, according to the officials. Kyushu Electric, which aims ...

Serena survives scare from upstart Watson

Jul 4, 2015

Serena survives scare from upstart Watson

The needle on the Wimbledon Richter scale sat poised and ready but Serena Williams dug deep into her battle-hardened playbook to ensure there was no earth-shuddering shock at the hands of scurrying Briton Heather Watson on Friday. With the shockwaves of Rafa Nadal’s exit ...

Jul 4, 2015

Toshiba's inflated profits likely to top ¥100 billion

Toshiba Corp.’s inflated group operating profits for the five years to March 2014 are expected to top ¥100 billion, sources said Saturday. This is roughly double the ¥54.8 billion amount by which Toshiba earlier said it had overinflated profits over the same period. The ...

Jul 4, 2015

Tanaka in place to break new ground in Super Rugby

A day ahead of the Super Rugby Final against the Hurricanes, Japan and Highlanders scrumhalf Fumiaki Tanaka worked out on his own on Friday. If Tanaka gets into the game at Wellington’s Westpac Stadium, he’ll be the first Japanese to play in the final ...