The video-sharing platform YouTube is striving to block those who would use it to promote racism, hate speech, violence and disinformation, its number two executive told AFP, as the Google-owned company comes under increasing scrutiny.
Japan plans to tighten restrictions on the export of high-tech material used in smartphones and chips to South Korea from July 4 in connection with a dispute over a South Korean ruling on war-time forced labor, the Sankei newspaper reported on Sunday.
Turkey eased rules on payment installments for various goods, the state-run Anadolu Agency reported, citing regulation published by the official gazette, which may spur domestic spending to support the economy.
The Japanese government released on Friday a set of ordinances on how to enlist foreign workers under a new visa system to start from April, including requiring employers to pay wages equivalent to or higher than those of Japanese nationals.
China unveiled draft regulations on gene-editing and other potentially risky new biomedical technologies after a Chinese scientist’s claim of helping to create gene-edited babies roiled the global science community.
British Prime Minister Theresa May has played down rumors that her government would give into a long delay for UK’s withdrawal from the European Union if a draft Brexit deal is not accepted in the parliament.
An Israeli court has ruled to conditionally release Palestinian Authority (PA) Jerusalem al-Quds Governor Adnan Ghaith, two days after he was detained on his way out of a family member’s wedding in the occupied East Jerusalem al-Quds.
Guatemala’s constitutional court on Sunday made a provisional ruling by a unanimous vote to allow the chief of a United Nations-backed anti-graft body to return to the country, a judge told a news conference at the court.
China has issued new guidelines to enforce academic integrity in science that include plans to “record and assess” the conduct of scientists and institutions and punish anyone guilty of misconduct, state news agency Xinhua report