Government And Politics

New Zealand leader says no final decision on using Huawei

Feb 19, 2019

New Zealand's Ardern says no final decision on Spark's use of Huawei 5G

New Zealand plans new tax for giants like Google, Facebook

Feb 19, 2019

New Zealand's government has announced plans for a new tax targeting online giants like Google and Facebook that earn plenty of money in the country but pay little tax

Trudeau's top adviser resigns while denying wrongdoing

Feb 18, 2019

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's top adviser has resigned while denying allegations that he pressured the former attorney general to avoid prosecuting a major Canadian engineering company

India takes Pakistan to UN's highest court in spying case

Feb 18, 2019

India has accused Pakistan of an "egregious" breach of the rights of an alleged spy who was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court, in a case at the United Nations' highest court that has exacerbated tensions between the longtime rivals

Sweden FM says she's upset by ambassador to China case

Feb 15, 2019

Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom says she is "very upset" over meetings arranged by the country's ambassador to China between the daughter of a detained Swedish publisher and two businessmen who allegedly threatened the woman

World stocks slip with few leads from US-China talks

Feb 15, 2019

Caution sets into world markets with few leads from US-China talks

Blue monster backs Dutch Brexit information campaign

Feb 14, 2019

The Dutch government has enlisted a new ally in its campaign to prepare businesses for the impending departure of Britain from the European Union _ a hairy blue Brexit monster

Stocks move higher as US, China begin talks on tariffs war

Feb 14, 2019

Stock markets turn higher as US, China kick off trade talks in Beijing

Papua New Guinea on hunt for 275 cars missing after APEC

Feb 14, 2019

About 275 cars have disappeared since Papua New Guinea hosted the APEC summit in November

China's Huawei soft power push raises hard questions

Feb 13, 2019

Chinese tech firm Huawei is trying to burnish its brand amid questions over its potential role in Chinese cyberspying.

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