National Jun 17, 2019

Abe to promote space debris measures at G20

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday that his government wants to promote Japan's proposals on measures against space debris at international venues such as Group of 20 meetings. The proposals, put forward by the Liberal Democratic Party's special committee on space and ocean development, call ...

Can 'Big Brother' technology clean up palm oil's image?

Business Feb 14, 2019

Can 'Big Brother' technology clean up palm oil's image?

Some of the world's major palm oil users, including Nestle, Unilever, and Mondelez, are trying out new satellite technology to track deforestation, as pressure grows on them to source the ingredient responsibly. They say the monitoring systems allow them to target people felling trees in ...