The Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism plans to conduct an experiment to scan passengers' bodies at a Tokyo subway station next month as part of efforts to strengthen security following a fatal attack on a bullet train last year.
The German government could order a larger increase in the cost of sending a letter than earlier planned, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reported, sending shares in Deutsche Post 2.6 percent higher on Monday.
The United Nations (UN)’s Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has rejected an aid request by Venezuela’s self-proclaimed “interim president” Juan Guaido, stressing that the body only cooperates with the country’s recognized government led by President Nicolas Maduro.
An official survey that has been withheld by the government shows India’s unemployment rate rose to a 45-year high during 2017-2018, the Business Standard newspaper reported on Thursday, delivering a blow to Prime Minister Narendra Modi just months before what is expected to be closely-fought general elections.
Chinese regulators have cut the premium that local governments must pay to issue debt, sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Tuesday, lowering their borrowing costs as Beijing hopes to kick start investments and shore up growth.
The United States' hostility toward the Venezuelan government is represented in the visible form of sanctions imposed on Venezuela with the goal of driving a wedge between people and the administration of President Nicolas Maduro, a commentator says.
Submitting to mounting pressure, US President Donald Trump signed a bill to reopen the government for three weeks, backing down from his demand that Congress give him money for his border wall before federal agencies go back to work.
The United States entered the second month of a partial government shutdown on Tuesday over Congress’ failure to approve a budget to fund several federal agencies, with no quick end in sight to the historic crisis weighing on the nation's economy and morale.