Issues / Energy
Robots were a major force in the automation drive that made Japan the most competitive nation in manufacturing in the 1980s. That glory seems to have faded in recent decades, and Japanese robotics are no exception.
Lady Gaga recently went to Japan to help out the victims of the earthquake. But did she send out all the right messages?
The South Sudan government has been pressured by the international community to make its oil industry transparent.
A 30-year war for energy preeminence? You wouldn't wish it even on a desperate planet. But that's where we're headed and there's no turning back.
With several pipeline projects under way, Central Asia is readying itself for a new "Great Game."
Uganda is sitting on a lot of oil. Will its future be more like Nigeria or Norway?
Not only has Tepco failed to turn the corner on wrestling Fukushima into submission, no insurance company will reimburse it for the costs.
Under Prime Minister Harper, Canada's Conservative Party is devoid of ideas to stimulate the economy.
You don't have to leave America to go to the Third World.
Fukushima has revealed a weak spot in nuclear reactors to terrorists.