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LONDON: UK Prime Minister Theresa May will signal plans for a “hard Brexit” by saying she’s willing to quit the European Union’s (EU) single market for goods and services to regain control of Britain’s borders and laws, the Sunday Times reported.
SOCIAL media companies are taking heat for influencing the outcomes of the U.S. presidential election and Brexit referendum by allowing fake news, misinformation campaigns and hate speech to spread.
MONTREAL: Gildan Activewear Inc is spicing up its image with a bid for American Apparel Inc, the racy and embattled purveyor of jerseys and tights. If the tie-up succeeds, they’d be fashion’s new odd couple.
LAST month I raised the analogy of national stability as a three-legged stool – the economic, political and social. Those who are focused on the economics – mostly businessmen and economists – concentrate on raising GDP numbers. But politics is all about trade-offs between different demands from different quarters. Politics involves the power to tackle social demands on imbalances, inequalities and on how the country should be run.
KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today admitted that some of the tough measures that had been taken to keep the country's finances in place, including the easing of subsidies, would have had a political cost to him but added that "what had to be done had to done" in the interest of country's economy in the long run.