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Samsung apologises over union sabotage

SEOUL: The world’s biggest smartphone and chipmaker Samsung Electronics issued a rare apology yesterday after its chairman was jailed for sabotaging union activities.

Japan journalist wins #MeToo case

TOKYO: A Tokyo court yesterday awarded 3.3 million yen in damages to journalist Shiori Ito, who accused a former TV reporter of rape in...

Power firm to pay $1.7b over wildfires

LOS ANGELES: A California energy supplier has reached a nearly $1.7 billion settlement with regulators for its role in causing devastating wildfires in 2017...

Lab results of 15 mln people hacked

OTTAWA: Privacy watchdogs have launched an investigation into a hack of health records, which a laboratory said Tuesday may have compromised data on up...

Volcano debris litters seabed after tsunami

JAKARTA: Huge chunks of an Indonesian volcano litter the seabed after its eruption and subsequent collapse last year sparked a deadly tsunami, according to...

Gender workplace equality 257 yrs away

GENEVA: Women may have to wait more than two centuries for equality at work, according to a report yesterday showing gender inequality growing in...

Koalas rescued from path of raging bushfire

SYDNEY: A dozen koalas have been rescued from the path of bushfires raging near Sydney, conservationists said Tuesday, as devastating blazes increasingly encroach on critical...

Seoul appoints ‘Mr Smile’ as prime minister

SEOUL: South Korean President Moon Jae-in appointed an anodyne former parliamentary speaker known as “Mr Smile” as prime minister Tuesday, after a previous cabinet appointment...

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