Oct 26, 2016

Health ministry revokes licenses of 89 psychiatrists

The health ministry on Wednesday revoked licenses for 89 mental health doctors with special status that allows them to decide on involuntary hospitalizations of patients on suspicion that they fraudulently acquired their credentials. Such a large number of mental health practitioners being subjected to ...

Court bans UberPOP car service in Italy

May 27, 2015

Court bans UberPOP car service in Italy

An Italian court on Tuesday ordered UberPOP to shut down within two weeks in the latest in a series of legal challenges and protests across Europe against the ride-sharing service. The popular but controversial taxi app for mobile phones puts customers in touch with ...

Apr 9, 2015

Licensing system for eel farmers to debut in fall

The Fisheries Agency will introduce a licensing system for eel farming in November to improve management of the fish, which is at risk of extinction, the agency said. The plan was unveiled Wednesday to the fisheries division of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party’s Policy ...