Apr 20, 2016

Japan enacts law to help keep remote islands inhabited

Lawmakers on Wednesday enacted a law designed to promote communities on remote islands with the aim of protecting the nation’s territorial integrity amid China’s increasing maritime assertiveness and other territorial disputes with neighboring countries. The bill, passed by the Diet’s House of Councilors, provides ...

Apr 20, 2016

China suspends G-20 anti-corruption task force, members say

China suspended an international anti-corruption task force after taking over the presidency of the Group of 20 earlier this year, according to six individuals in the group, who called it a setback to efforts to crack down on shell companies used to conceal assets. ...