Japan and New Zealand to jointly aim for expanded TPP

Business Sep 19, 2019

Japan and New Zealand to jointly aim for expanded TPP

The leaders of Japan and New Zealand agreed Thursday to work toward expanding the existing 11-member Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade pact, as they seek further economic and regional integration in the Indo-Pacific. After meeting with New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ...

Facebook taps London police to track terror livestreams

Business / Tech Sep 18, 2019

Facebook taps London police to track terror livestreams

Facebook on Tuesday teamed up with the London police to help its artificial intelligence tools track livestreams of terror attacks such as the New Zealand mosque massacre. A self-professed white supremacist used a head-mounted camera in March to broadcast live footage on Facebook of him ...

Facebook restricts Live feature, citing New Zealand shooting

World May 15, 2019

Facebook restricts Live feature, citing New Zealand shooting

Facebook Inc. said on Tuesday it was tightening rules around its livestreaming feature ahead of a meeting of world leaders aimed at curbing online violence in the aftermath of a massacre in New Zealand. A lone gunman killed 51 people at two mosques in the ...

New Zealand unveils plan to go carbon neutral by 2050

Environment May 8, 2019

New Zealand unveils plan to go carbon neutral by 2050

New Zealand introduced legislation Wednesday to make the South Pacific nation carbon neutral by 2050, although greenhouse gas emissions from the economically vital agricultural sector will not have to meet the commitment. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the bill would help New Zealand contribute to ...