Vietnam jails 6 for disturbing public order in protests

A court in south central Vietnam has sentenced six people to up to two-and-a-half years in prison after finding them guilty of throwing rocks, bricks and gas bombs at police in protests against a proposed law on special economic zones......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 12th, 2018

China Rebukes Local Officials Over Debt Pile

China’s Finance Ministry is upping the pressure on local governments, reprimanding dozens of officials in one province that has seen its debt troubles spill into public protests......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 17th, 2018

Russian Pussy Riot Member Is Hospitalized Amid Fears of Poisoning

A member of Pussy Riot, a Russian punk-themed group that has drawn global media interest in recent years for its public anti-Kremlin protests, was hospitalized this week, with band members suspecting he was poisoned......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 13th, 2018

There"s a "real possibility" that the British Army will need to help police keep public order if the UK leaves on a no-deal Brexit, leaked report says

Anthony Devlin.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 9th, 2018

How to Make Public Blockchains Safe for Enterprise Use

In order to make public networks secure enough for enterprise use, two key things must happen, says EY's Paul Brody......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 6th, 2018

Iraq to Investigate Protesters" Deaths as Anger Grows

Iraq’s government opened an investigation into the deaths of five men allegedly killed by security forces, as continuing protests against poor government services underscored the growing public anger against the country’s political class......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 5th, 2018

Slide Show: John McCain’s memorial service: notable attendees, speakers and moments

A week after the death of the long-serving senator, a hero of the Vietnam War, a memorial service at the National Cathedral brings public events in McCain’s honor to a close......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 1st, 2018

LG&E"s plan for smart meters hits a roadblock

The Kentucky Public Service Commission has denied a proposal by Louisville Gas and Electric Co. and Kentucky Utilities Co. to install more than a million "smart" meters across their service areas. In an order issued today, the PSC stated that although .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 30th, 2018

How A Fake Group On Facebook Created Real Protests

The fact that social media is all-pervasive is universally acknowledged. It holds the limitless power to influence public opinion, and.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkAug 27th, 2018

Vietnam jails former bankers in graft crackdown

A court in Vietnam handed lengthy prison terms on Monday to several former bankers accused of mismanagement, amid a crackdown on corruption in the communist-ruled country......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 6th, 2018

Ohio Moves Forward On Autonomous, But Public Still Needs Assurance

John Kasich signed an executive order in May that will allow companies to test autonomous vehicles on all publ.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 10th, 2018

Public records show NC officials" response to Equifax breach

The state of North Carolina has entered into a consent order with credit ratings agency Equifax, one that requires the company to take specific action to protect confidential consumer information in the wake of last year’s security breach......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 28th, 2018

Donald Trump"s Executive Order Creates "mommy and Me Jails," Says Samantha Bee

"No more baby interment camps, just regular internment camps. That's what we call a win in 2018.".....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 21st, 2018

What Will Happen to Immigrant Children After Trump Halts Family Separation at Border

After extensive public outrage over his administration's "zero tolerance" policy that resulted in families being separated at the border, President Donald Trump signed an executive order halting family separations......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 20th, 2018

Who Is Will Nguyen? American Student Arrested In Vietnam After Economic Protests

The Vietnamese foreign ministry said that a consular visit is being arranged with Nguyen......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 14th, 2018

Australia"s public broadcaster canned an interview with a campaigner for human rights in China, and she says it was because of her "affiliations"

Anastasia Lin Australia's national broadcaster cancelled an interview with Chinese-born human rights activist Anastasia Lin, citing her "affiliations." A producer said the order came from "higher ups." Lin said the word "affiliations" reminded her of th.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 7th, 2018

Denver may start removing electric scooters from city sidewalks

Those electric scooters that suddenly appeared all over downtown Denver may be disappearing just as quickly. On Friday, Denver Public Works issued a release saying that they have given the companies operating the scooters an order to remove them from.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 3rd, 2018

Sterlite shut down: Vedanta to challenge order once protests cool down?

Sources said that with local tensions running high over the deaths of the protesters, the resources company was holding off for now from filing a legal challenge.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 30th, 2018

Pakistan rejects India"s protests against Gilgit-Baltistan order

The order is being seen as Islamabad's efforts towards incorporating the disputed region as its fifth province.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 28th, 2018

Rs 130 bn tenders withdrawn or cancelled to promote Make in India products

"The DIPP is taking every step for effective implementation of public procurement order, 2017, to promote 'made in India' products," the government official said.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 24th, 2018

N.C. regulators accused of serious legal errors in Duke Energy coal-ash order

The Public Staff has joined in asking the Supreme Court to overturn the N.C. Utility Commission ruling that customers should pay Duke Energy's coal-ash costs......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 16th, 2018