Defiant Malaysian PM affirms clout following weekend protests

Aug 31, 2015

Defiant Malaysian PM affirms clout following weekend protests

Malaysia’s government reclaimed the streets of the capital Monday after massive weekend protests demanding the premier’s ouster, staging its own show of force with National Day celebrations attended by thousands. With Prime Minister Najib Razak presiding, masses of flag-waving spectators cheered a colorful parade ...

Aug 27, 2015

Toshiba eyes appointing Shiseido adviser Maeda as board chairman

Toshiba Corp. is considering naming Shinzo Maeda, senior adviser to cosmetics-maker Shiseido Co., as chairman of its revamped board in order to improve corporate governance at the industrial conglomerate that’s mired in an accounting scandal, sources close to the matter said Thursday. The new ...

Aug 10, 2015

Fed-up Aussie dad asks MPs to fund family holiday

An Australian father outraged by taxpayer-funded travel perks for politicians and their families has turned the tables by asking members of parliament to help fund his own vacation with his children. Australian politics has been consumed with stories about the “entitlements” elected representatives are ...