Singapore’s Transboundary Haze and Pollution Bill that’s presently making the rounds for public consultation is one potentially game-changing initiative in the area of business and human rights in Southeast Asia. The bill contains two elements that up to now have been mere aspirations among those seeking greater accountability for environmental and human rights abuses by business: it has extraterritorial reach, and is binding against companies.
The flood of pictures of grieving next-of-kin awaiting news of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 jet has triggered a backlash on Twitter.
SINGAPORE (AP) — An American CEO of a virtual currency exchange has been found dead in her home in Singapore.
“Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the richest of them all?” Like every year, the mirror of the world’s richest – aka Forbes Magazine – has provided a full length answer, publishing its well-known list of billionaires. What has changed? In a nutshell, quite a few things.
TOKYO (AP) — The sudden disappearance of one of the largest bitcoin exchanges only adds to the mystery and mistrust surrounding the virtual currency, which was just beginning to gain legitimacy beyond the technology enthusiasts and adventurous investors who created it.
China’s Alibaba gears up for US IPO
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India: Modi to contest election from Hindu holy city
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China to raise urban residents to 60pc by 2020
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