Head of China’s statistics bureau under investigation

By Dominique Patton BEIJING, Jan 26 : The head of China’s National Bureau of Statistics is being investigated for alleged discipline violations, the ruling Communist Party’s anti-corruption watchdog said today, the latest top official to be implicated in a corruption crackdown. The official, Wang Baoan, was “suspected of serious violation of discipline”, the Central Commission […]

Denmark to vote on tough migrant law as Nordic refugee welcome wanes

By Alexander Tange COPENHAGEN, Jan 26 : The Danish parliament is set to pass measures today to deter refugees from seeking asylum, including confiscating valuables to pay for their stay, despite protests from international human rights organisations. The measures, which also include delaying family reunification to three years, are the latest sign that the Nordic […]