April 30, 2021

Giants Tencent, Bytedance among companies reined in by China

Chinese regulators have called on 13 online platforms to adhere to tighter regulations in their financial divisions, as part of a wider push to rein in China’s tech giants. […]
April 30, 2021

An overhaul of the global tax system can wait no longer

The Covid-ravaged global economy is at a crossroads: we can commit to greater tax cooperation or risk a tax-driven trade war […]
April 28, 2021

Japan approves world’s largest trade deal including China, ASEAN

Japan’s parliament on Wednesday approved participation in the world’s largest free trade deal, signed by 15 Asia-Pacific countries including China and the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Kyodo reports. […]
April 28, 2021

As Covid sweeps India, experts say cases and deaths are going unreported

India, home to the world’s worst ongoing coronavirus outbreak, has reported more than 17.6 million cases since the pandemic began last year. […]
April 22, 2021

US vows to cut its emissions at least 50% by 2030 ahead of climate summit

Move comes as the US scrambles to regain international credibility after the climate denialist presidency of Donald Trump […]
April 21, 2021

Xi to attend Biden’s climate change summit in first meeting of two leaders

China’s President Xi Jinping will attend a U.S.-led climate change summit on Thursday at the invitation of President Joe Biden, in the first meeting between the two leaders since the advent of the new U.S. administration. […]
April 21, 2021

Afghanistan peace talks in Turkey postponed

Negotiations between the Afghan government and Taliban militants have once again hit a bump in the road. A top US military official has also raised doubts over the Taliban. […]
April 20, 2021

EU sanctions Myanmar generals as UN urges ASEAN action

EU measures are its toughest yet against military that has cracked down violently on protests against its February 1 coup. […]
April 19, 2021

Israel and Greece sign record defence deal

Israel and Greece have signed their biggest ever defence procurement deal, which Israel said on Sunday would strengthen political and economic ties between the countries and the two countries’ air forces launched a joint exercise. […]
April 18, 2021

Biden is poised to transform how America treats industry. He must follow through

From climate to healthcare, fundamental challenges demand the US change with the times […]