MAY
6

EU to Start Formal Probe on Spotify´s Apple Complaint, FT Says

Complaint centers on Apple’s 30% cut for paid subsriptions

MAY
6

Brunei Suspends Death Penalty for Gay Sex After Global Backlash

Brunei in early April put into effect laws that penalize homosexuality.

MAY
3

Uber faces lawsuit by Australian taxi drivers for ´illegal operations´

An Uber spokeswoman said the company had not been served with a class action claim and denied it operated illegally.

MAY
3

On Constitution Day, Abe again vows to revise Japan´s top law, aiming for enactment in 2020

The pacifist Constitution has been a topic of debate because its war-renouncing Article 9 bans the country from maintaining any “war potential.”

MAY
3

U.S. Justice Department asks for hearing in Qualcomm antitrust case

The FTC took Qualcomm to trial in January and is awaiting a decision in federal court in California.

MAY
3

Huawei says will fight U.S. prosecutors´ motion to disqualify its lawyer

According to a filing in the U.S. District Court in Brooklyn, government sought to remove James Cole from the case.

MAY
2

Trump orders new restrictions on asylum seekers: US

The purpose of the memo is to strengthen asylum procedures.

MAY
2

Hunt undermines PM´s attempt to draw line under Williamson firing: UK

Foreign secretary says it is up to police to decide whether to launch criminal inquiry

MAY
2

Barr cancels second day of testimony, escalating battle with U.S. Congress

Barr was due to face the Democratic-controlled House Judiciary Committee

MAY
2

WikiLeaks’s Assange Tells Court He Won’t ‘Surrender to America’: UK

Full extradition hearing ‘many months away,’ U.K. judge says.

APR
30

With imperial accession, Japan´s pool of heirs will shrink to two

Only one of Emperor Akihito’s four grandchildren is male and able to ascend to the throne.

APR
30

Indonesia again mulls plan to move capital

Prone to flooding and rapidly sinking due to uncontrolled ground water extraction, Jakarta is the archetypical Asian megacity

APR
30

More South Koreans sue Japanese firms over wartime labor

Also covered by the suits involving 54 plaintiffs

APR
30

Rod Rosenstein, U.S. deputy attorney general who appointed Mueller, submits resignation

In a letter to Trump, Rosenstein echoed two of Trump’s signature phrases.

APR
30

Trump sues Deutsche Bank and Capital One to block House subpoenas

Accounts with Capital One also targeted by U.S. lawmakers

APR
29

U.S. SEC extends compliance date for revised order-handling rule

The extension of the compliance date for amendments to the SEC rule, known as Rule 606, to Oct. 1 from May 20,

APR
29

Attorney general balks at closed-door testimony on Mueller findings: US

Barr opposes both stipulations, according to the aide.

APR
29

US Supreme Court rules ambiguous agreement cannot compel class arbitration

The case stems from a data breach suffered by Lamps Plus in 2016.

APR
26

NY investigates Facebook over storage of ´unauthorized´ email contacts

Facebook said it may have "unintentionally uploaded" email contacts of up to 1.5 million new users since May 2016

APR
26

Bail conditions may prevent Carlos Ghosn from contacting his wife for a number of months

Ghosn is facing multiple charges of alleged financial misconduct and was released on bail of ¥500 million ($4.5 million)

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