Using archives of satellite imaging data, a study in Frontiers in Earth Science has conducted the most in-depth study of China's intertidal wetlands to date and found a 37.62 percent decrease in area between 1970 and 2015.
The Statistical Center of Iran (SCI) reported a lowered month-on-month inflation rate as the national currency rial keeps recovering against the US dollar despite Tehran’s political and military tensions with the West.
Japan’s industrial output fell in January-March at the fastest pace in almost five years, suggesting the economy may post a mild contraction in the first quarter as manufacturers struggle with the US-Sino trade war.
The cabinet office regularly publishes its Economic and Fiscal Projections for Medium to Long-Term Analysis outline. The latest projection, released in July, said Japan’s GDP growth “is projected to rise gradually and reach 2 percent in real terms and 3 percent or more in nominal terms in the latter half of the 2020s.” Can we accept such a projection?
The number of newborns in South Korea fell again in September, government data showed on Wednesday, in the latest sign of the chronically low birthrate that has plagued Asia's fourth-largest economy for more than a decade.