The UAE's nuclear regulator said there could be changes to the design and location of the Gulf country's proposed nuclear reactors to ensure safety following Japan's nuclear disaster.
Japan's struggle to contain radiation l
Warren Buffett's conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway reported a smaller profit for the first quarter, as reinsurance losses from the March 11 earthquake in Japan dragged down results.
But the company's quarterly report made no mention
Global crude steel production hit a new monthly record in March, data showed on Wednesday, driven by growth in Asia even while Japan's production slipped after earthquakes and a tsunami hit.
Global crude steel production was at 129.3 milli
The world's biggest gas exporters will benefit from Japan's increased need for liquefied natural gas (LNG), but the global gas glut that has weighed them down over recent years is unlikely to shrink significantly.
Japan's worst recorded ea
Global companies, from semiconductor makers to shipbuilders, faced disruptions to operations after the earthquake and tsunami in Japan destroyed vital infrastructure and knocked out factories producing everything from high-tech components to steel
Bullion rose as much as 1 per cent on Monday as Japan battled to prevent a nuclear catastrophe after a massive earthquake and tsunami, sending premiums for gold bars to their highest level since February in Tokyo.
A badly wounded nation ha
Survivors of Japan's worst recorded earthquake and a tsunami huddled in shelters and hoarded supplies on Saturday as rescue workers searched the rubble of a coastline choked by cars, boats and levelled homes.
Aerial footage showed building
Panic gripped survivors of Japan's devastating earthquake and tsunami on Saturday after a blast blew the roof off an unstable nuke reactor in Fukushima, north of Tokyo raising fears of a disastrous nuclear meltdown.
Gold defied weaker oil prices and gained on Friday after a major earthquake struck northeast Japan and lingering worries about further unrest in the Middle East supported bullion.
But spot gold remained on track for its biggest weekly decl
A massive 8.9 magnitude quake hit northeast Japan on Friday, triggering a 10-metre tsunami that swept away everything in its path, including houses, cars, farm buildings on fire and boats, media and witnesses said.
At least one person was