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Alaska North Slope oil well leaking gas gets plugged

Apr 18, 2017

Alaska North Slope oil well leaking gas gets plugged

An oil well leaking natural gas on Alaska’s North Slope has been successfully plugged, according to private and government responders. BP Exploration Alaska Inc. confirmed Monday that its well five miles from the airport at Deadhorse was successfully “killed” overnight. The method of plugging ...

Apr 17, 2017

China's property investment remains robust despite curbs

Real estate investment in China remained robust in the first quarter from a year earlier, official data showed Monday, as the pace of new construction quickened, despite intensified government cooling measures. Growth in property investment, which includes residential, commercial and office spaces, accelerated to ...

/ Apr 17, 2017

Yamato, DeNA start on-demand self-service delivery

Yamato Transport Co. and e-commerce and mobile game operator DeNA Co. on Monday started a trial of a new on-demand delivery method that allows customers to retrieve parcels at a place and time of their choosing. With a view that autonomous driving will soon ...

Apr 17, 2017

U.S. dairy farmers worry NAFTA renegotiation could harm Mexico trade

U.S. dairy farmers already struggling with low milk prices worry President Donald Trump’s talk of renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement could harm trade to Mexico, its biggest export market. About 15 percent of dairy production in the United States is exported, with ...

ANA marks 30 years of regular China flights

/ Apr 17, 2017

ANA marks 30 years of regular China flights

All Nippon Airways held a ceremony on Sunday to mark 30 years since the major Japanese carrier launched its first regular route to China. “We reached the milestone thanks to the support from our customers and people concerned,” Takao Nannichi, head of ANA’s branch ...