Jan 13, 2017

Nippon Steel asks rivals to supplement production after fire

Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp. has asked rival makers to help produce steel products as its plant in western Japan remains offline after a fire there last week, a company official said Friday. In addition to drawing on its existing stock and alternative ...

Lima mall blaze claims four near APEC venue

Nov 17, 2016

Lima mall blaze claims four near APEC venue

At least four people died Wednesday in a fire that broke out in a shopping mall steps away from a Lima luxury hotel where some APEC Asia-Pacific trade summit delegations were expected to stay, officials said. Four bodies — two men and two women ...

Aug 16, 2016

Fire threatens mountain bike venue

A bush fire was threatening the Olympic Games mountain bike venue, officials said, as reports emerged that athletes had been evacuated from the area. The flames, fanned by high winds, were closing in on the Deodoro complex in the west of the city. Officials ...