International

May’s Deal is Dead, but She Isn’t, and Banning Scented Candles

"Guys, the reason why the UK population chose to leave the EU was to be rid of unnecessary government overreach. We’re not doing this so we can finally tell everyone in the country what to consume or not to consume. Just leave people alone." Writes James Smith in this week's UK News Roundup. Don't forget to check out his weekly column on Being Libertarian every Monday called "Opting Out" as well!
china

Malaysia Goes Nationalistic, & Cotton On The Moon

"The news this week is quite spicy compared to other weeks as we’re looking at two things involving China and the passage of a nationalistic law in Malaysia." This week's is a good one!

Ridesharing Restricted, Canadian To Be Killed, & Shelter Shutdown

Welcome back to the Canadian News Roundup where each week we look at major news from across the Great White North. This week: A...

May Loses Again, No Deal Opposed, & ID For Porn???

"The cabinet proposed 21 days to prepare a Plan B if the House decided that it did still not support May’s deal on Brexit. MPs voted down this proposal, meaning May has three days to come up with something substantial." Writes James Smith in this week's roundup. Don't forget to check out his weekly column on Being Libertarian every monday as well!
china

China Meeting With North Korea & Saudi Refugee

"Kim Jong Un visited China this last week which is interested as it is prior to the next US-North Korea Summit. In Thailand is a developing story where a Saudi Arabian woman locked herself into a Thai hotel to escape having to return to Saudi Arabia. China is coming under the microscope as their censorship policies are going to be upgraded this year with the new challenges of 2019." All in this week's South & East Asian News Roundup

Gidimt’en Block Pipeline, Trudeau Breaks Rules, & Tax Hikes

"This week we’ll be diving into important federal tax changes, an indigenous tribe from First Nations expects RCMP push back, and Trudeau in hot water over a new video."
china

Hong Kong Yellow Umbrella Movement & North Korea Denuclearization

Hong Kong Yellow Umbrella movement? Yes really.

Calorie Caps & Economic Uncertainty

"It is speculated that Hunt’s latest move might be a genuine response to stories like these, combating what is seen as a politically correct orthodoxy that gives some religious minorities a free pass as egregious crimes are missed."
china

Human Rights Lawyer Jailed, Attack In Afganistan, & IP Law Woes

"In Afghanistan, there’s an attack on a government building in Kabul so far with 47 confirmed killed. In China, there’s a new bid for a law on intellectual property amidst the trade war with the US and there’s a human rights lawyer who was on trial the day after Christmas."

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