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Indonesian president puts off signing law protecting parliament

(Source: sg.news.yahoo.com)

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesian President Joko Widodo has delayed signing a draft law that would allow parliament to crack down on criticism aimed at its members or the legislature, suggesting it could undermine the quality of the country’s democracy. 227 more words

Current Affairs

Jumping bail to be an offence under proposed changes to Criminal Procedure Code: Shanmugam

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SINGAPORE: Jumping bail will be made a criminal offence, as part of proposed changes to the Criminal Procedure Code, said Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam on Thursday (Feb 22).  471 more words

Current Affairs

In The 'Weather App Era' Cuts To The National Weather Service Are Dangerous

(Source: www.forbes.com)

Increasingly I see inaccurate information posted in social media about potential snow or hazardous weather. Often, it is someone looking at information on a weather app. 1,032 more words

Money Matters

What Trump's Budget Would Mean For Seniors

(Source: www.forbes.com)

Last week, Congress passed an outline of the 2019 budget. This week, President Trump rolled out his own budget plan, which would fill in some of the spending details. 656 more words

Money Matters

CRA: Cannabis Taxation at a Glance

Beginning likely in 2020, the Government of Canada will begin to legalize, regulate, restrict and tax cannabis to keep it out of the hands of kids, and profits out of the hands of criminals. 227 more words


Proposed NASA budget takes one small step toward the Moon

(Source: arstechnica.com)

The budget to be proposed for NASA later today will offer some preliminary support for a lunar exploration program but has no specific timelines for when humans might return to the surface of the Moon—nor funding to make such an ambitious undertaking happen. 560 more words


Trump promised to rebuild the military. His new budget does that, if you squint.

(Source: www.vox.com)

President Donald Trump just released his proposed defense budget for 2019, and it’s not as massive as the administration might have you believe. 952 more words