MAY
8

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

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

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

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

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

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

MAY
6

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

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.

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