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Abe's 'own goals' slash support rates even as Japan's coronavirus emergency set to be lifted

A string of controversial missteps has slashed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's support to levels that could threaten to end his term early, even as he prepares to lift a state of emergency after the rate of coronavirus infections declined. The slide in ratings, now below 30%, may erode Abe's clout in his Liberal Democratic Party and has sparked speculation that he might step down before the end of his term as ruling party leader, and hence premier, in September 2021. The prosecutor, Hirom...
Tags: Japan, News, Shinzo Abe, Liberal Democratic Party, Abe, Hiromu Kurokawa


China denies using virus to grow presence in South China Sea

A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple territorial disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons. China’s foreign minister is dismissing claims that the country is exploiting the coronavirus outbreak to expand its footprint in the South China Sea, labeling such accusations as “sheer nonsense.” State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi told reporters at a news conference on Sunday that China was cooperating closely o...
Tags: News, China, South China Sea, Wang Yi


Singaporean cooks up Eid feast for migrant workers in lockdown

As Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr to mark the end of the fasting month, thousands of migrant workers in Singapore have had to spend the holiday in quarantine because of outbreaks of the novel coronavirus in their dormitories. To cheer them up, Singaporean business Dushyant Kumar, his wife and a team of chefs cooked up a giant biryani for a Sunday evening Eid feast for at least 600 migrants. Kumar used a family recipe for the South Asian rice dish often eaten during festive occa...
Tags: News, Singapore, Kumar, Dushyant Kumar


Asian shares climb, Tokyo gains on hopes for reopening

Asian shares are mostly higher, with Tokyo stocks gaining on expectations that a pandemic state of emergency will be lifted for all of Japan. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 added 1.5% in morning trading to 20,682.78. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng dropped 1.2% to 22,659.62.
Tags: Hong Kong, News, Tokyo, Japan Japan


Consulado mexicano en San Diego abre para actividades presenciales

El día de hoy se anunciaron los consulados mexicanos estarán abiertos para trámites presenciales
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Guatemala vive su fin de semana con más casos de COVID-19 y suma 3.106 en total

Guatemala, 24 may (EFE).- Guatemala sumó este domingo 370 casos positivos de COVID-19, la cifra más alta en solo 24 horas por segundo día consecutivo y superó sus propios registros en un mismo fin de semana con 681 contagios, por lo que alcanzó los 3.106 en total.
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Earthquake Interrupts Jacinda Ardern’s TV Interview

When the rattling from the magnitude-5.8 earthquake stopped, New Zealand’s prime minister continued the interview, seeming unruffled.
Tags: News, Earthquakes, New Zealand, Politics And Government, Jacinda Ardern, Ardern, Jacinda, Wellington (New Zealand, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


‘Quite a Decent Shake’: Quake Interrupts Jacinda Ardern’s TV Interview

When the rattling from the magnitude-5.8 earthquake stopped, New Zealand’s prime minister continued the interview, seeming unruffled.
Tags: News, Earthquakes, New Zealand, Politics And Government, Jacinda Ardern, Ardern, Jacinda, Wellington (New Zealand, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Australia: Workers not entitled to use paid sick leave during stand down - McCullough Robertson

This decision clarifies the obligations of employers and the rights of other stood down workers throughout Australia.
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El Gobierno de Japón decide levantar la alerta en la totalidad del país

Tokio, 25 may (EFE).- El Gobierno de Japón decidió hoy levantar el estado de alerta sanitaria por cononavirus en Tokio y otras cuatro prefecturas del país, las últimas donde seguía vigente esta medida excepcional aplicada para frenar la pandemia.
Tags: News, EFE El Gobierno


Malaysia’s FINAS Replaces Top Executives

Zakaria Abdul Hamid has been appointed as chairman of Malaysia’s National Film Development Corporation of Malaysia (FINAS). He replaces actor and businessman Hans Isaac, who is standing down. Well-known film writer, producer and businessman Norman Abdul Halim has been appointed as deputy chairman. Both appointments were announced over the weekend by Malaysia’s Ministry of Communications […]
Tags: Asia, News, Global, Malaysia, Exec Shuffle, Ministry of Communications, National Film Development Corporation, FINAS, Hans Isaac, Norman Abdul Halim, Zakaria Abdul Hamid


Canada: Subrogating Against Government Authorities For COVID-19 Losses - Miller Thomson LLP

The worldwide number of COVID-19 cases is growing daily, with nearly two million currently active cases. Of those cases, approximately 27,000 are within Canada.
Tags: News, Canada, Miller Thomson, COVID


Australia: The UN CISG and its implications for Australian businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic - Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Businesses engaging in international trade must be familiar with the application of the CISG and its potential benefits.
Tags: News, Australia, CISG, Westgarth, UN CISG


United States: Employee Monitoring During The COVID 19 Lockdown GDPR Considerations Revisited - Ropes & Gray LLP

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced organisations to reconsider their working arrangements and how employees interact with both internal and external clients and stakeholders.
Tags: News, United States, Gray LLP


Tom Brady didn't win 'The Match,' but he did land a devastating burn on Charles Barkley

Charles Barkley frequently mocked the Buccaneers quarterback on the course. Brady got his revenge on Twitter later.
Tags: News, Sports, Tom Brady, Brady, Charles Barkley, Buccaneers


United States: DOL Revised Section 7(i) Exemption Regulations: Is Your Company A Retail Or Service Establishment? - Littler Mendelson

The answer to this question might have just changed based on the Department of Labor's (DOL) recent regulatory action.
Tags: News, United States, Department of Labor, Littler Mendelson


GOP Rep. Warns Trump On Wild Scarborough Murder Claim: ‘Just Stop. It Will Destroy Us.’

Rep. Adam Kinzinger is one of many reeling from Trump's meltdown attack .
Tags: News, Gop, Trump, Adam Kinzinger


Republican groups sue California over expanded mail-in voting

A GOP official called the state's effort “radical” and a “recipe for disaster that would create more opportunities for fraud.”
Tags: News, California, Gop


United States: Landmark Trademark Protection Case Before Supreme Court - Morrison & Foerster LLP

United States trademark law makes a strong distinction between "descriptive" and "generic" terms. The former are potentially accorded substantial benefits, while the latter can never be entitled to protection and are not trademarks at all.
Tags: News, United States, Morrison, Foerster LLP


Por qué Nueva Zelanda tiene fama de ser un país tan progresista

A los neozelandeses les gusta verse a sí mismos como prácticos, lidiando con todo lo que se les presente con habilidad y un espíritu cooperativo de "podemos hacerlo". Su mentalidad viene de un pasado progresista, que intenta superar fallas.
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Twitter remains silent about Trump's appalling attack against Joe Scarborough

President Trump's appalling tweets have real world consequences.
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Analysis: Twitter remains silent about Trump's appalling attack against Joe Scarborough

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Tags: News, Stories, Trump, Joe Scarborough


Coronavirus: EE.UU. prohíbe la entrada de viajeros extranjeros procedentes de Brasil como medida de prevención

La portavoz de la Casa Blanca, Kayleigh McEnany, explicó que el veto no aplica al flujo comercial entre ambos países.
Tags: Politics, News, Casa Blanca Kayleigh McEnany


Hong Kong 'needs security law to tackle terrorism'

The territory's security chief says the controversial security law will save the city from violence.
Tags: Hong Kong, News


Hong Kong security law 'needed to tackle terrorism'

The territory's security chief says the controversial security law will save the city from violence.
Tags: Hong Kong, News


UK: The Changing Face Of The Arbitration Landscape In The Greater Bay Area - Clyde & Co

One of the key highlights in the Outline Development Plan for the Guandong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area 2019 ("Plan") is the explicit support given to Hong Kong to boost its status as the centre for international legal services.
Tags: Hong Kong, UK, News, Greater Bay Area Clyde, Guandong Hong Kong Macao Greater Bay Area


United States: SEC Proposes New Valuation Rule For Registered Funds And BDCs - Proskauer Rose LLP

On April 21, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") proposed new Rule 2a-5 (the "proposed rule") under the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended (the "1940 Act").
Tags: News, United States, SEC, Securities And Exchange Commission, Proskauer Rose LLP


Belgium: ‘Corona Parental Leave' Introduced In Belgium - lus Laboris

As part of the measures taken by the government to contain the spread of COVID-19, many parents have had to telework while having to look after their children at the same time.
Tags: News, Belgium


Miles de estudiantes regresan a las aulas en Australia tras la cuarentena

Sídney (Australia), 25 may (EFE).- Decenas de miles de estudiantes retornaron este lunes a las aulas para reanudar sus clases presenciales a tiempo completo en diversos estados de Australia, país que prevé normalizar sus actividades económicas en julio tras controlar la propagación de la pandemia de COVID-19.
Tags: News, Australia, Sidney Australia


Andrew Bogut leaves Sydney Kings, not retired yet

Andrew Bogut announced his exit from the Sydney Kings via social media on Monday amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Tags: News, Sports, Andrew Bogut, Sydney Kings



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