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Giant bush fire near Sydney may burn for weeks

Asia Pacific Dec 7, 2019

Giant bush fire near Sydney may burn for weeks

A giant blaze that has blanketed Sydney, Australia's largest city, in a hazardous smoke may take many weeks to put out, fire services said late on Friday, with the whole region fighting nearly 100 wild fires and expectations that the worst is yet to ...

OPEC agrees to cut oil output from Jan. 1

Business Dec 7, 2019

OPEC agrees to cut oil output from Jan. 1

The powerful OPEC group of oil producers and its allies reached a deal Friday to cut production by 500,000 barrels per day in a bid to stem prices, which have been under pressure from abundant reserves and weak global economic growth. Friday's so-called OPEC+ meeting ...

Japan may expand swine fever vaccination areas to unaffected prefectures

National Dec 7, 2019

Japan may expand swine fever vaccination areas to unaffected prefectures

Agriculture minister Taku Eto on Friday suggested the possibility of expanding the swine fever vaccination program to cover prefectures where the infectious disease hasn't entered yet. Six unaffected prefectures have asked the agriculture ministry for vaccinations, which started being carried out in infected prefectures last ...

Kyoei Gym to close due to infighting

More Sports / Boxing Dec 7, 2019

Kyoei Gym to close due to infighting

The Kyoei Gym, which has been the Tokyo training base for 13 world champions including boxing legend Yoko Gushiken, will shut its doors, gym president Keiichiro Kanehira said Saturday. According to Kanehira, after filing documents to halt business operations with the East Japan Boxing Association ...