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World - USA - 2021-01-13
Brazil's Bolsonaro says he was right to question Chinese COVID-19 vaccine
USA

Brazil's Bolsonaro says he was right to question Chinese COVID-19 vaccine

  • This 50% is good, is it? All the (criticism) I got for my comments, and now they are seeing the truth. Four months of being lambasted because of the vaccine.
  • Brazil's government closed a deal with the Butantan Institute to buy up to 100 million doses of the Chinese vaccine.
Published 13 Jan, 2021 08:41pm
Brazilian clinics to buy India's COVAXIN vaccine pending approval
USA

Brazilian clinics to buy India's COVAXIN vaccine pending approval

  • Private sector talks to acquire Bharat's COVAXIN vaccine would not interfere with the Brazilian government's efforts to acquire vaccines for the public sector.
  • Bharat Biotech said on Tuesday that it had signed an agreement with a Brazil-based pharmaceutical seller, Precisa Medicamentos, to supply the vaccine even though it has yet to be approved.
Published 13 Jan, 2021 08:24pm
Tech giants hope for US data privacy law
USA

Tech giants hope for US data privacy law

  • The European Union's GDPR has largely contributed to making consumers aware of the issues related to the data that they submit to large digital platforms.
Published 13 Jan, 2021 08:01pm
Brazil services sector grows 2.6pc in Nov, sixth rise in a row
USA

Brazil services sector grows 2.6pc in Nov, sixth rise in a row

  • Activities such as restaurants, hotels, family services and transport ... are recovering, but the need for social distancing means the sector has not yet returned to pre-pandemic (levels).
  • Services account for around two-thirds of Brazilian economic activity.
Published 13 Jan, 2021 07:59pm
Uber appeals $59mn California fine over sexual assault data request
USA

Uber appeals $59mn California fine over sexual assault data request

  • The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) fined Uber in December after the company refused to share the information.
  • An anti-sexual abuse group also appealed the decision and supported Uber's "transparency and commitment to protecting survivors."
Published 13 Jan, 2021 07:04pm
Google backs Biden immigration efforts, covers fees in threatened 'Dreamer' program
USA

Google backs Biden immigration efforts, covers fees in threatened 'Dreamer' program

  • Google said on Wednesday it would pay for the application fees of about 500 young immigrants seeking employment under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
  • A court ruling expected soon threatens to pause renewals and applications for those permits, Walker said. Recipients are often called "Dreamers."
Published 13 Jan, 2021 06:37pm
US must reverse Trump course, make human rights central
USA

US must reverse Trump course, make human rights central

  • Biden, due to take office on Jan. 20, should make human rights a cornerstone of US foreign policy, said Roth.
  • Trump has denied responsibility for the violence and previous allegations of violating human rights.
Published 13 Jan, 2021 06:25pm
With some Republicans on board, U.S. House Democrats press forward on impeachment vote
USA

With some Republicans on board, U.S. House Democrats press forward on impeachment vote

  • With at least five Republicans joining their push to impeach President Donald Trump over the storming of the U.S. Capitol, Democrats in the House of Representatives stood poised for a history-making vote to try to remove the president from office.
  • That would trigger a trial in the still Republican-controlled Senate, although it was unclear whether enough time or political appetite remained to expel Trump.
Published 13 Jan, 2021 12:20pm