Regulation

Republican Jeb Bush backs federal hiring freeze, lobbying rules

Published 20/07/2015

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush said on Monday he would overhaul Washington's culture with a federal balanced budget amendment, a freeze on government hiring [more…]

U.S. judge says Internet streaming service should be treated like cable

Published 17/07/2015

NEW YORK A U.S. judge ruled on Thursday that online television service FilmOn X LLC should be treated like a traditional cable system in order [more…]

BT could be broken up to improve Britain’s broadband networks

Published 16/07/2015

LONDON Britain's telecoms regulator is seriously considering a break up of dominant provider BT, after rivals accused it of abusing its market position and failing [more…]

Greek PM says secured debt restructuring to avoid “Grexit”

Published 13/07/2015

BRUSSELS Greece has secured debt restructuring and medium-term financing in a growth package worth 35 billion euros in a deal with its creditors that will [more…]

GM to recall 155,000 vehicles in India to fix wiring trouble

Published 13/07/2015

NEW DELHI General Motors Co (GM.N) will recall 155,000 vehicles in India, its largest such exercise to date in the country, in order to fix [more…]

Exclusive: Mexico City could be first globally to limit Uber cars – draft

Published 10/07/2015

MEXICO CITY Mexico City could become the first city in the world to limit the number of Uber cars, according to draft regulation that the [more…]

Malaysian law firm representing prime minister might sue WSJ

Published 08/07/2015

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysian police raided the office of troubled state investment fund 1MDB on Wednesday, following a report that claimed investigators looking into the firm [more…]

Arrested ex-Toyota exec Hamp to be released from custody: Kyodo

Published 07/07/2015

TOKYO Tokyo prosecutors plan to release former Toyota Motor Corp executive Julie Hamp from custody after she was arrested last month on suspicion of illegally [more…]

China stocks fall again despite support measures

Published 07/07/2015

SHANGHAI Chinese stocks fell on Tuesday, taking little comfort from a slew of support measures unleashed by Beijing in recent days, and unnerved by Chinese [more…]

After coal, can better health save West Virginia?

Published 07/07/2015

WILLIAMSON, WV With coal trains chugging past in the distance, Jack Perry watches as his wife, Margie, plants row upon row of Hungarian pepper seedlings [more…]