Malaysian admonition to understand hike in road charge amusing – TODAYonline

Malaysian admonition to understand hike in road charge amusingTODAYonlineI read with interest and amusement the report “Singapore’s move to implement road charge slammed in Malaysia” (Jan 18). The Malaysian government said that while Malaysia respects Singapore’s implementation of the reciprocal road charge, the Republic … and more » Powered by WPeMatico

217 arrests, 6 officer injuries during inauguration protests – Jackson Clarion Ledger

Jackson Clarion Ledger 217 arrests, 6 officer injuries during inauguration protestsJackson Clarion LedgerWASHINGTON — Protesters and police clashed in a section in northwest Washington Friday during Donald Trump’s historic inauguration in a rolling series of confrontations that injured six police officers and left store windows and ATMs smashed. Police …Log In SettingsNew York TimesDonald Trump:… Continue reading…

At least 20 killed, dozens wounded in Pakistan market attack – South China Morning Post

South China Morning Post At least 20 killed, dozens wounded in Pakistan market attackSouth China Morning PostA bomb exploded at a market on Saturday in a mainly Shiite area of Pakistan’s northwestern tribal belt, killing at least 20 people and wounding 40 others, officials said. The bomb detonated in a crowded vegetable market in Parachinar… Continue reading…

Trump's sharp policy shifts, from military to mortgages – Financial Times

Financial Times Trump’s sharp policy shifts, from military to mortgagesFinancial TimesAs retired general James Mattis was confirmed by the Senate and sworn in as defence secretary, the White House said “peace through strength” would be at the centre of what Mr Trump has dubbed his “America first foreign policy”. While Mr Obama was …Obama’s legacy: The… Continue reading…

Women protest against Trump on streets of Europe's capitals – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia Women protest against Trump on streets of Europe’s capitalsChannel NewsAsiaThousands of women took to the streets of European capitals to join “sister marches” in Asia against newly installed U.S. President Trump ahead of a major rally in Washington expected to draw nearly a quarter of a million people. Posted 21 Jan 2017 22:30.Protesters… Continue reading…

16 dead as Hungarian school coach crashes in Italy – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia 16 dead as Hungarian school coach crashes in ItalyChannel NewsAsiaA bus carrying Hungarian teenagers crashed and caught fire on a motorway in northern Italy, killing 16 people, firefighters said Saturday. Posted 21 Jan 2017 16:46; Updated 21 Jan 2017 20:33. A handout photo provided by the Polizia di Stato on Jan 21, …Sixteen dead,… Continue reading…

Labor urges government to consider alternative trade agreements after Trump kills TPP – 9news.com.au

9news.com.au Labor urges government to consider alternative trade agreements after Trump kills TPP9news.com.auThe government insists it remains committed to the Trans-Pacific Partnership, despite an update to the White House website informing the world the deal no longer had US support. The website was updated as President Donald Trump was sworn in, with a …Trump trade strategy… Continue reading…

James Mattis is sworn in as defense secretary, pledges to build alliances – Washington Post

Washington Post James Mattis is sworn in as defense secretary, pledges to build alliancesWashington PostRetired Marine Gen. James N. Mattis was confirmed and sworn in as President Trump’s defense secretary Friday, breaking with decades of precedent as a recently retired general became the Pentagon’s top civilian leader. Mattis, 66, was approved with a … and more »… Continue reading…

Trump signs executive decree against Obamacare health law – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia Trump signs executive decree against Obamacare health lawChannel NewsAsiaDuring the signing in the Oval Office, Trump’s chief of staff Reince Priebus described the order as aimed at “minimizing the economic burden” of the 2010 Affordable Care Act, “pending repeal.” Posted 21 Jan 2017 08:58; Updated 21 Jan 2017 09:06.Donald Trump Gives Obamacare the… Continue reading…

Apple sues chipmaker Qualcomm for abusing monopoly – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia Apple sues chipmaker Qualcomm for abusing monopolyChannel NewsAsiaApple on Friday sued Qualcomm, accusing the California chipmaker of abusing its market power to demand unfair royalties, echoing charges filed days earlier by US antitrust regulators. Posted 21 Jan 2017 08:16. In its court filing, Apple said it has …Apple sues Qualcomm over patent royalties… Continue reading…