EPA today strengthened its ozone standard, lowering the limit to 70 ppb in an effort to protect public health. Business groups said the standard was expensive, unnecessary and would lead to job losses....More
The charges come more than a year after authorities arrested six officials from Shanghai Husi Food Co, an OSI subsidiary, that operated a factory shut down for allegedly mixing out-of-date meat with fresh product....More
The World Trade Organization lowers its forecast for trade growth as slowing economies in China, Brazil and other emerging nations, lower oil prices and exchange rate fluctuations drag on the global economy....More
Nearly 2,000 shareholders turned up to an investor meeting outside Tokyo, peppering a new management team with questions about the affair which led to the resignation of Toshiba's president and seven other top executives in July....More
A strong performance by export-orientated manufacturing and the service sector -- which expanded 6.2% in the first nine months of the year -- means the country looks set to beat official projections....More
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