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This German state is a pioneer in renewable energy

This German state is a pioneer in renewable energy

By Vishal Gulati, Mainz (Germany) : The success of an energy policy depends on it being owned locally and decentralised, a top policymaker has said, adding: “Many economically underdeveloped regions in Germany are now earning money by tapping energy from ...

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Kim to cross border on foot for inter-Korean summit

Kim to cross border on foot for inter-Korean summit

Seoul : North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will cross the border on foot to attend the historic inter-Korean summit on Friday, the Presidential office said here on Thursday. Kim will meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in on the military demarcation ...

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Twitter updates privacy policy ahead of EU data law

Twitter updates privacy policy ahead of EU data law

San Francisco : As the deadline for European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) inches closer, Twitter has updated its “Terms and Privacy Policy” to give its users more transparency over their data. Twitter is also giving users more control ...

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UK government borrowing at lowest since 2007

UK government borrowing at lowest since 2007

By Gokhan Kurtaran, London: The U.K.’s government borrowing (excluding public sector banks) decreased by £3.5 billion ($4.9 billion) to £42.6 billion ($59.4 billion) in the 2017-18, financial year, compared with the previous financial year. According to the Office of National ...

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Facebook faces grilling by Canadian politicians

Facebook faces grilling by Canadian politicians

By Barry Ellsworth, Trenton, Canada: Canadian politicians grilled Facebook executives Thursday as to why they did not tell more than 600,000 Canadians their privacy may have been breached. The response from the senior Facebook leadership team was an apology. “What ...

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