MAY
10
2019

India orders anti-trust probe of Google for alleged Android abuse

Which is similar to one Google faced in Europe that resulted in a 4.34 billion euro ($5 billion) fine on the company

MAY
10
2019

Attorneys General pen letter to Congress urging marijuana reform

Though medical cannabis is legal in the majority of the country and recreational use has been decriminalized in 10 jurisdictions

MAY
10
2019

Japan enacts legislation making preschool education free in effort to boost low fertility rate

The government will use revenue from the planned consumption tax hike in October to run the education program, which is expected to cost ¥776 billion per year.

MAY
9
2019

MSPs vote to raise criminal responsibility age to 12 in Scotland

Move unanimously backed but some want it raised further to 14 in line with UN’s stance

MAY
9
2019

Trump sued for violations of record keeping duties

The complaint seeks compliance from Trump and the Executive Office regarding PRA and FRA duties

MAY
9
2019

U.S. House panel accuses Barr of contempt as Trump invokes executive privilege

The vote came hours after the White House took its own provocative step, asserting executive privilege to block the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s full report on Russian

MAY
9
2019

Parliament passes Bill to tackle online falsehoods after lengthy debate spread over two days: Singapore

Law Minister K Shanmugam addressed the MPs’ various concerns, including that the Bill could lead to the Government amassing more power and a chilling effect on freedom of speech in Singapore.

MAY
8
2019

China backtracked on nearly all aspects of US trade deal

Investors and analysts questioned whether Trump´s tweet was a negotiating ploy to wring more concessions from China.

MAY
8
2019

U.S. House committee prepares contempt vote against Barr

The fight over the complete report is just one battle amid a growing struggle between President Donald Trump

MAY
8
2019

Huawei CFO Meng set to appear in Canada court

Meng, 47, the daughter of Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s billionaire founder Ren Zhengfei, was arrested at Vancouver’s airport in December

MAY
8
2019

Uber’s Arbitration Addiction Could Be Death by 60,000 Cuts: US

Is ride-hailing company about to ‘cry uncle’ due to demands?

MAY
7
2019

Volkswagen unit Porsche to pay 535 mln euro fine over diesel cheating

The fine against Porsche follows a 1 billion euro penalty for management lapses imposed against Volkswagen by prosecutors in Braunschweig

MAY
7
2019

U.S. begins return of $200 million in 1MDB funds to Malaysia

The United States will return to Malaysia about $196 million in the first installment of funds recovered from the asset seizures

MAY
7
2019

Top China Trade Negotiator to Visit U.S. to Face Tariff Threat

Vice Premier Liu He plans Washington trip for talks May 9-10

MAY
6
2019

ANC Wants Banks to Be Forced to Fund South Africa Coal Mines

ANC’s Godongwana says banks can’t determine national policy

MAY
6
2019

Trump slams China on trade, says won´t lose to Beijing

Trump said he would ratchet up tariffs on $200 billion worth of imports from China.

MAY
6
2019

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

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

MAY
6
2019

Brunei Suspends Death Penalty for Gay Sex After Global Backlash

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

MAY
3
2019

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
2019

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.”

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