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EU ‘Deeply Troubled’ by China’s Human Rights Record

The European Union delegation to China issued a statement on Friday ahead of International Human Rights Day expressing deep concerns regarding the outlook for human rights in the country. From AFP: The EU noted “significant improvements in the Chinese people’s standard of living and in ...

Commentary: Beware the hidden costs of sin taxes

SINGAPORE: In 2011, the Danish government became one of the first governments in the world to levy a tax that targeted unhealthy food. Hailed as a progressive move, the Danish fat tax was supposed to be a prime example of how governments used policy to help people, who are notoriously irrational ....