Showing posts with label legislation. Show all posts
Showing posts with label legislation. Show all posts

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Friday, March 2, 2018

Beijing Warns Taipei Against Over US' Taiwan Travel Act Adoption

Beijing Warns Taipei Against Over US' Taiwan Travel Act Adoption
A spokesperson for the Taiwan Affairs Office of the Chinese State Council has warned Taiwan that if Taipei continued relying on foreign support, it might face undesirable consequences after US congressmen passed a bill encouraging bilateral visits by US and Taiwan officials.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Israel suspends actions that led to closure of Christian holy site

Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulchre
Israel on Tuesday suspended tax measures and other actions that led to the rare closure of the church built at what is seen as the holiest site in Christianity, shut down all week in protest.

Monday, February 26, 2018

China: Planned lawsuit targets tourists who posed in Japanese uniforms

behaviors that deny the Nanjing Massacre and profane the war martyrs and sites
A law league in the eastern Chinese city of Nanjing plans to file a public interest lawsuit against two men for posing in front of war ruins in Japanese army uniforms.

Thursday, February 22, 2018

French gov't presents new migration, asylum rules amid criticism

French gov't presents new migration, asylum rules
French government on Wednesday unveiled a new bill to better handle migration crisis and asylum requests, saying it would balance between efficiency and humanity amid growing critics from human rights groups and even from its ranks.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Polish senate passes Holocaust bill slammed by Israel

Polish senate passes Holocaust bill slammed by Israel
Poland's senate has passed a controversial Holocaust bill, which was designed to defend the country's image abroad but has instead sparked a diplomatic row with Israel.

Monday, October 30, 2017

Saudi women to be allowed access to sports stadiums from next year

Saudi women
Saudi Arabia will allow women into three sports stadiums for the first time from next year, authorities have said, in a landmark move that would open up the previously male-only venues to families.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Israeli AG decries bill to protect prime minister from prosecution

Benjamin Netanyahu
Israeli Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit criticized a bill Tuesday that would grant serving prime ministers immunity from criminal prosecution as "unacceptable."

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Mexican Senators call on US Congress to pass gun control legislation

Las Vegas massacre
Mexican Senator Marcela Guerra on Tuesday called on the US Congress to analyze initiatives to control the sale of weapons following the US city of Las Vegas massacre that left 59 dead and over 500 injured Sunday night.

Sunday, September 24, 2017

France's hard-left leader Melenchon brings supporters to street against labor reform

labor reform
Jean-Luc Melenchon, leader of hard-left "Unbowed France" party, on Saturday took tens of thousands of supporters to streets in Paris to protest against President Emmanuel Macron's decrees to make labor code more flexible, a day after the reform was enacted.

Friday, June 30, 2017

Bundestag passes law to fine social media companies for not deleting hate speech

German lawmakers have approved a controversial law that would impose high fines on social media companies like Facebook, Twitter or YouTube for failing to swiftly delete posts deemed to exhibit hate speech.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

European Commission fines Google $2.7B in antitrust ruling

The European Commission fined Google Inc. a record $2.7 billion on Tuesday for breaching antitrust rules in favoring its own search services over its competitors.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Poland passes law on demolishing Red Army monuments

The lower house of Poland’s parliament, the Sejm, voted on Thursday to introduce amendments to the country’s de-communization law, envisaging the demolition of Soviet-era monuments, including memorials in honor of the Red Army.

Friday, June 9, 2017

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Eating cats and dogs banned in Taiwan

Taiwan has banned the eating of cats and dogs, as pressure grows to improve animal welfare after a spate of cruelty cases that stirred public outrage.

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Erdogan Expects Parliament to Restore Capital Punishment

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Saturday said he expected parliament to approve restoring capital punishment after the April 16 referendum on expanding its powers, a move that could end Ankara's bid to join the EU.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.