Tag: policies

Cannes Film Festival, Risking China’s Ire, to Screen Hong Kong Protest Documentary

The Cannes Film Festival plans to screen a controversial new documentary on Hong Kong’s 2019 pro-democracy unrest on Friday, courting another film-industry clash with Beijing...

China Imprisons Uyghur Businessmen Once Seen as Bridges to Community

In the summer of 2018, Sadir Eli, a Uyghur businessman, was in high spirits. His real-estate firm was pulling in strong profits, and he told...

Israeli Vote on Citizenship for Palestinians Tests New Government

TEL AVIV—Israel’s parliament remained deadlocked late Monday over a temporary law that bars citizenship for Palestinians from the occupied West Bank and Gaza who are...

Turkey Commits to Securing Afghan Airport After Americans Leave, U.S. Says

WASHINGTON—The U.S. and Turkey have agreed to a plan for the Turks to continue providing security at the airport in Kabul, U.S. officials said, ensuring...

Hong Kong Police Arrest Apple Daily Editor Under China National Security Law

HONG KONG—National security police in Hong Kong arrested the top editor of a popular pro-democracy newspaper and searched the company’s newsroom, in the most targeted...

Biden Administration Grants Haitians Reprieve From Deportations

WASHINGTON—The Biden administration is offering deportation protections to about 150,000 Haitians living in the U.S. illegally, amid worsening political and civil unrest on the island...

10 types of standard insurance policies spawned by pandemic

1. Saral Jeevan Bima term policy The standard term life insurance, also known as Saral Jeevan Bima, is a non-linked, non-participating individual pure risk premium...

Bids to buy U.K. firms to get harder as ministers shut out ‘back door’ takeovers

U.K. business secretary Alok Sharma said the new bill will mean shutting out bidders “who could threaten the safety of the British people.” tolga akmen/Agence...