North and South Korea, UN to remove firearms, guard posts at border

North and South Korea and the U.N. Command agreed on Monday to withdraw firearms and guard posts in the demilitarized zone village of Panmunjom this week, Seoul’s defense ministry said, the latest move in a fast-improving relationship. The three sides held their second round of talks at Panmunjom to discuss ways to demilitarize the border… Read More North and South Korea, UN to remove firearms, guard posts at border

Uber set to appeal Singapore regulator’s decision on Grab merger

​Uber Technologies Inc has decided to appeal a decision by the Singapore competition regulator that its merger with regional rival Grab violated the city-state’s competition laws, the firm said on Monday. Last month, Singapore slapped ride-hailing firms Grab and Uber with fines and imposed restrictions on their businesses to open up the market to competitors,… Read More Uber set to appeal Singapore regulator’s decision on Grab merger

Japan asks Facebook to improve protection of user data

Japan’s government on Monday told U.S. technology firm Facebook Inc to better protect its users’ personal data following lapses this year affecting tens of millions of people globally. The government asked the world’s largest social media network to fully communicate security issues to users, increase surveillance of providers of applications on its platform, and inform… Read More Japan asks Facebook to improve protection of user data