Asylum seekers are being subjected to humiliating treatment and appalling conditions on the Manus Island detention centre in a deliberate effort to pressure them to go back to where they came from, Amnesty International has alleged.FULL ARTICLE AT The Age
Five regulatory agencies signed off on the Volcker rule on Tuesday, bringing their two-year struggle to define the regulations to a close, sort of. In theory it will stop big banks from making risky trades that pose a threat to ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Curious Capitalist
Hey! Republicans and Democrats agreed on something! Woo hoo... er, whoa. What is this deal, exactly? The summary is written in Washington-speak. To make it easier, here's our user-friendly version of highlights and what they mean.
The money: The ... FULL ARTICLE AT KMBC
The Jakarta Composite Index (JCI) dropped 0.09 percent to 4,271.74 during the final trading session on Wednesday.Kontan.co.id reported that seven out of 10 sectors plunged.The worst performing ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Jakarta Post
After reviewing the authorship of 5.4 million peer-reviewed articles, University of Montreal information scientist Prof Vincent Larivière and colleagues from UQAM and University of Indiana have established that women are seriously under-represented within the academic publishing system. FULL ARTICLE AT News-Medical.net
LONDON - Two units of the Lloyds Banking Group have been fined a record 28 million pounds ($46 million) for failing to control incentive plans on sales of investment and protection products.
The fines against Lloyds TSB Bank and Bank of ... FULL ARTICLE AT Winnipeg Free Press