News tagged with government policy

China sets up rare earths industry group

(AP) -- China has set up a rare earths industry association to fend off trade complaints and help regulate the sector that is critical to global high-tech manufacturing.

dateApr 09, 2012 in Business
shares0 comments 3

S. Korea urges Google to improve privacy

South Korean regulators Tuesday voiced concerns over Google's controversial plan to merge user data from YouTube, Gmail, Google+ and other services in individual comprehensive profiles.

dateFeb 28, 2012 in Internet
shares0 comments 0

Action on climate change policy falls well short

A review of Government policy and action on climate change by researchers at the University of Otago, Wellington and Victoria University shows they fall well short of what is needed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and ...

dateNov 04, 2011 in Environment
shares0 comments 16

Thai PM's Twitter account hacked

Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra came under fire from her own Twitter account on Sunday when it was briefly taken over by an anonymous hacker who accused her of incompetence.

dateOct 02, 2011 in Internet
shares0 comments 0

The first steps to understanding society

The first findings from the world's largest study of households are now published. The Understanding Society publication reveals a comprehensive snap shot of UK households. Starting in 2009, the year when Britain officially ...

dateFeb 28, 2011 in Social Sciences
shares0 comments 0