Why Japan’s smoking laws are stuck ‘in the last century’ – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Why Japan’s smoking laws are stuck ‘in the last century’ By North Asia Correspondent Jake Sturmer and Yumi Asada in Tokyo Updated March 18, 2018 14:11:31 Map: Japan It’s a scene almost unimaginable in Australia these days. Inside a dimly-lit izakaya, or small bar, chefs expertly slice, grill and prepare everything from fresh fish for […]

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After ‘terroristan’, India has a new phrase to describe Pakistan

After ‘Terroristan’, India has a new phrase to describe Pakistan After ‘Terroristan’, India has a new phrase to describe Pakistan Shailaja Neelakantan After famously conferring on it the title ‘terroristan’, and describing it as the ‘Ivy League of terrorism’, India yesterday coined another phrase to describe Pakistan – “special terrorist zone”. | TIMESOFINDIA.COM | Updated: […]

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B.C. MLA under fire for suggesting Indigenous languages funding better spent on policing – CBC News | Indigenous

B.C. MLA under fire for suggesting Indigenous languages funding better spent on policing B.C. Liberal Mike Morris made comments in the legislature on Monday By Chantelle Bellrichard, CBC News Posted: Feb 27, 2018 2:38 PM ET Last Updated: Feb 27, 2018 8:00 PM ET Mike Morris is the former B.C. public safety minister and before […]

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Tucker Reminds Liberal Of Russians Killed In | The Daily Caller

Fox News host Tucker Carlson blew his liberal guest’s mind on Monday when he reminded him about the hundreds of Russians recently killed in Syria. WATCH: Chris Hahn, a radio host and former aide to Sen. Chuck Schumer, repeatedly insisted that President Donald Trump hasn’t done anything in terms of retribution for Russian meddling. “They […]

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Chinese economy to grow over 6.5 pct in 2018, 2019: report – Xinhua | English.news.cn

Chinese economy to grow over 6.5 pct in 2018, 2019: report Source: Xinhua | 2018-03-01 21:52:40 | Editor: Xiang Bo Video Player Close BEIJING, March 1 (Xinhua) — China’s economy will grow by over 6.5 percent this year and next with deleveraging and risk prevention as priorities of macro-economic policy, a report has said. Released […]

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Jared Kushner and the laws governing personal profit – NBC News

Legal analysis Whether elected or appointed, federal employees are expected to put the public’s interest ahead of their own financial interests. There are laws to ensure that, but how do they work? advertisement In 2017, a founder of a large private equity firm met with senior adviser Jared Kushner, according to The New York Times. […]

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Sonia Gandhi targets ‘power-drunk’ Modi govt for ‘dramebaazi’ | India News – Times of India

Subodh Ghildiyal Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi launched a trenchant attack on PM Narendra Modi on Saturday, dubbing his policies as “dramebaazi” and divisive, while the party’s political resolution promised a “pragmatic approach” to unite like-minded parties to challenge BJP-RSS in 2019. | TNN | Updated: Mar 18, 2018, 08:52 IST Highlights Congress […]

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Trump donor in Ukraine criminal probe | Trump News | Al Jazeera

In 2009, Broidy pleaded guilty for bribing New York state pension officials [Getty Images] Editor’s Note, Mar. 20, 2018: This article is subject to a legal complaint by Investment Capital Ukraine, which asserts that the claimed agreement and memorandum are forgeries and that it had no involvement in any transactions of the kind described. The […]

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China-Pakistan Economic Corridor brings economic benefits to Pakistan: report – Xinhua | English.news.cn

China-Pakistan Economic Corridor brings economic benefits to Pakistan: report Source: Xinhua 2018-03-02 00:43:28 [Editor: huaxia] ISLAMABAD, March 1 (Xinhua) — The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor has been leaving motivational impacts on different sectors in Pakistan through its plentiful economic benefits and opportunities, said a report released here on Thursday. The report, “The economic benefits of the […]

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SBI minimum balance: SBI closes 41.2 lakh savings accounts for not keeping minimum balance – Times of India

SBI closes 41.2 lakh savings accounts for not keeping minimum balance SBI closes 41.2 lakh savings accounts for not keeping minimum balance State Bank of India has closed as many as 41.16 lakh savings accounts between April-January in the current fiscal year for not maintaining the average monthly balance, reveals an RTI query. PTI | […]

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