China's premier has warned against protectionism, saying his country planned to close its $50 billion a year deficit with Australia by expanding the trading the relationship rather than retreating from it
Hard rain and hail are falling and lightning is striking in northern Los Angeles County, where a flash-flood warning is in effect.
Earlier Wednesday, commuters faced slick roads as the second in a series of wet and cold spring storms hit much of California.
South Korea is holding a snap election in May to select a president after the Constitutional Court upheld the impeachment of Park Geun-hye earlier this month, citing the influence-peddling scandal involving her secretive adviser.
The country's unemployment rate has reached its highest level in more than a decade as Hyundai Heavy Industries, Daewoo Shipbuilding and Samsung Heavy Industries shed tens of thousands of jobs.
Despite heavy job cuts, selling non-essential assets such as real estate and other restructuring efforts, Daewoo Shipbuilding reported an annual net loss of 2.7 trillion won in 2016, its fourth straight annual loss.
The company has been cited as an example of moral hazard at a state-owned company after its former CEO and former chief financial officer were convicted of embezzlement and breach of trust.
La dependencia señaló que 21.897 personas se suicidaron en 2016, en comparación con más de 30.000 en 2011, lo cual es la cifra más baja desde 1994.
"Ahora podemos hablar sobre suicidios", dijo Yasuyuki Shimuzu, fundador de Lifelink (Vínculo con la vida), una organización sin fines de lucro que cabildea en favor de medidas que prevengan el suicidio.
Antes de las buenas noticias, sin embargo, vinieron las malas noticias.