Disgraced top China politician charged with bribery, another to be prosecuted

By Michael Martina BEIJING, Feb 13 : Chinese prosecutors have charged disgraced senior politician Sun Zhengcai with bribery, state media said on Tuesday, the latest development in a corruption probe into a man once considered a contender for top leadership. In a flurry of activity before the week-long Chinese Lunar New Year break begins on […]

US court backs landmark Obama internet equal-access rules

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON, Jun 14 : A US appeals court upheld the Obama administration’s landmark rules barring internet service providers from obstructing or slowing down consumer access to web content today, dealing a blow to big cable and mobile phone companies. A three-judge panel of the US Court of Appeals for the District of […]

Indonesia says it will examine some Internet-based companies’ tax reports

By Hidayat Setiaji JAKARTA, April 6 : Indonesia’s finance minister today said the tax office will examine tax reports of the Indonesian offices of four Internet-based companies to check whether they have been paying correctly what they owe. Minister Bambang Brodjonegoro named the four as Yahoo , Twitter, Google and Facebook . While those companies […]