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  • January 31, 2019
    CNN

    NYC’s driver minimum wage law challenged by Lyft

    The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission is being sued by Lyft over its new driver minimum wage law.
    The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission is being sued by Lyft over its new driver minimum wage law.
  • January 29, 2019

    Post-Brexit concerns amongst both Asian and non-Asian UK-based companies

    Asian businesses and UK-based commentators alike fear that Brexit will severely disrupt businesses and damage key supply chains.
    Asian businesses and UK-based commentators alike fear that Brexit will severely disrupt businesses and damage key supply chains.
  • January 28, 2019

    Japan seeks innovative solution to dispose of adult diapers

    The Ministry of Land and Infrastructure plans to make flushable adult diapers to ease the workload of carers. 
    The Ministry of Land and Infrastructure plans to make flushable adult diapers to ease the workload of carers. 
  • Friday news roundup January 25, 2019

    New Zealand announces its new "well-being budget" and Belgian school children protest against global warming. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
    New Zealand announces its new "well-being budget" and Belgian school children protest against global warming. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
  • January 24, 2019

    How does climate change contribute to global migration?

    New research finds that extreme weather conditions caused by climate change result in conflict over resource shortages and increase migration of refugees. 
    New research finds that extreme weather conditions caused by climate change result in conflict over resource shortages and increase migration of refugees. 
  • January 22, 2019

    UK employment rate highest since 1971

    According to the Office for National Statistics, a record high of 32.54 million people in the UK are employed.
    According to the Office for National Statistics, a record high of 32.54 million people in the UK are employed.
  • January 21, 2019

    Textile workers paid 35p an hour to make Spice Girls t-shirts

    The t-shirts are being sold for just under £20 each to raise money for a gender equality campaign run by Comic Relief.
    The t-shirts are being sold for just under £20 each to raise money for a gender equality campaign run by Comic Relief.
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