JAKARTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Developing economies in Asia will have to spend $300 billion a year until 2050 to meet targets set by the Paris climate deal, but can expect to save thousands of lives and avoid worsening poverty if they shift to low-carbon growth, research showed on Tuesday.
Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope (FAST), nicknamed Tianyan (Eye of Heaven) is the world's largest radio telescope, measuring 500 meters in diameter. FAST was completed and put into use on Sunday.
MONTREAL/TAIPEI (Reuters) - A U.N. aviation agency has snubbed Taiwan by not inviting it to its assembly in Canada, the latest sign of pressure China is bringing to bear on the new independence-leaning government of an island it views as a renegade province.
(Reuters) - Taiwan's defence ministry said it is asking Google to blur satellite images showing what experts say appear to be new military installations on Itu Aba, Taipei's sole holding in the hotly disputed South China Sea.