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Vietnam to lift restrictions on foreign investment in privatization push: Prime Minister
Business

Vietnam to lift restrictions on foreign investment in privatization push: Prime Minister

En nexpress - PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc said the country will relax regulations as it looks to make $7 billion from share sales.

Supreme Court tightens restrictions on presidential appointments
World

Supreme Court tightens restrictions on presidential appointments

Yahoo News When the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled that SW General, Inc. had violated federal labor law, the Scottsdale, Ariz., ambulance firm questioned whether the NLRB’s acting

Iran to impose legal restrictions on some U.S. entities, individuals: TV
World

Iran to impose legal restrictions on some U.S. entities, individuals: TV

Yahoo News Iran denounced on Friday as illegal new sanctions imposed on it by the United States and said it would impose legal restrictions on American individuals and entities helping "regional

Palestinian NGO hits out at Hamas travel restrictions
World

Palestinian NGO hits out at Hamas travel restrictions

Yahoo News A major Palestinian rights organisation expressed concern Thursday after the Hamas-led authorities in Gaza imposed new restrictions on travel for businessmen. A new circular will restrict

New GOP majority could bring abortion restrictions to Iowa
Politics

New GOP majority could bring abortion restrictions to Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — For years, Iowa's divided Legislature shielded the state from a wave of Republican-backed laws that restricted abortion access around the country.

Poles stage new protests over planned abortion restrictions
World

Poles stage new protests over planned abortion restrictions

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish women have again donned black and taken to the streets, launching another round of protests against efforts by the nation's conservative leaders to tighten Poland's

NY enacts restrictions on Airbnb, with fines of up to $7,500
World

NY enacts restrictions on Airbnb, with fines of up to $7,500

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state enacted one of the nation's toughest restrictions on Airbnb on Friday with a new law authorizing fines of up to $7,500 for many short-term rentals.

Germany lifts luggage restrictions on Sharm el Sheikh routes
Travel

Germany lifts luggage restrictions on Sharm el Sheikh routes

Egyptian minister of tourism, Yehia Rashed, has welcomed an announcement that the German government will lift their luggage restrictions to Sharm el Sheikh. In a statement he said: “This is wonderful

Vietnam eases liquid restrictions on domestic flights
Travel

Vietnam eases liquid restrictions on domestic flights

Passengers on domestic flights within Vietnam are now allowed to bring bottled water, soft drinks and perfume on flights, said the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV).