Jan 28, 2015

Obama calls for drone controls after White House crash

U.S. President Barack Obama called for drones to be more closely regulated Tuesday, after a “quadcopter” crashed on the White House grounds prompting a security alert. Obama told CNN that the use of commercial and recreational drones, which can now be bought for as ...

/ Dec 16, 2014

How regulation spurs growth


The world's richer countries created their regulatory infrastructure over generations, during a time of little direct global competition. Emerging markets need to create theirs in a greatly compressed time frame to strengthen their growth capacity.

Cabinet to mull bitcoin regulation 'if necessary'

Mar 18, 2014

Cabinet to mull bitcoin regulation 'if necessary'

The Abe administration decided Tuesday to consider taking steps to regulate bitcoin trading, if necessary, after obtaining more information about the digital currency. But the Cabinet of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe did not say whether it will immediately seek a legal system to regulate ...