A heat wave in southern Japan has killed at least eight people, dealing another blow to a country still recovering from the worst flooding in decades. Six people died on Saturday, and two people on Sunday, Kyodo News reported, as thousands sought medical treatment for heat stroke and heat exhaustion. Of 33 people who sought medical help in Hiroshima Sunday, three were volunteers who were helping with the clean up, according to the city’s disaster management office. The heat wave struck the same prefectures

Source: Japan floods: Heat wave adds to misery in devastated areas – CNN

The European Union and Japan signed a huge free trade deal on Tuesday that cuts or eliminates tariffs on nearly all goods. The agreement covers 600 million people and almost a third of the global economy. It’s also a major endorsement of a global trading system that is under increasing threat from protectionism.

Source: EU and Japan sign trade deal covering a third of the world’s economy

SINGAPORE: The National Parks Board (NParks) will progressively tap on more technologies to improve its operational efficiency and processes over the next three years.

Under its digitalisation masterplan, which was unveiled at the International Federation of Landscape Architects World Congress …
Source – Author: Channelnewsasia.com SG
Date/time: 18th July 2018, 12:03