· Building watchdog's powers to be bolstered in bid to clean up industry →
The NSW building commissioner is set to gain strong powers to stop builders from forcing off-the-plan sales of apartments with defects after Labor signalled it would support a proposed shake-up of the construction industry.
· Ex-IGP Musa Hassan says political appointments fine if done for the people →
In the clip leaked yesterday, a senior Bersatu leader can be heard saying that Umno MPs could be convinced to defect if they were offered positions as ministers or in government-linked companies (GLCs).
The New York Times
· Western Countries Leave Children of ISIS in Syrian Camps →
As Taymia, who has a double heart defect, grew weak and emaciated, lawyers and human rights groups took up her cause.
· Annuar Musa: Umno, allies not swayed by leaked recording of Bersatu leader discussing posts as enticement →
In the clip leaked yesterday, a senior Bersatu leader is heard saying that Umno MPs could be convinced to defect if they were offered positions as ministers or in government-linked companies (GLCs).
· NCLAT issues standard operating procedure for virtual hearings from June 1 →
“After curing all the defects, the cases would be enlisted in the cause list to be published on the NCLAT website.
· The Wet AMD Gene Therapy Race - Adverum Biotechnologies Vs. Regenxbio →
Wet AMD is not thought to be caused by a genetic defect but a one time gene therapy injection can provide a treatment option.
· Blackstone Group Inc. (BX) CEO Steve Schwarzman Presents at Bernstein's 36th Annual Strategic Decisions Conference (Transcript) →
It's a workaholic, meritocracy, high integrity, zero defect culture.
The China Post
· New drugs make headway against lung, prostate, colon cancers →
Merck & Co.’s blockbuster Keytruda, which helps the immune system find and fight cancer, proved better than standard chemo combinations as initial treatment for people with advanced colon cancer and tumors with gene defects that result in a high number of mutations, making them tough to treat.
The New York Times
· A Son’s Long Struggle to Clear His Family’s Name Is Only Half Won →
SEOUL, South Korea — The soldier spoke in a shaky voice, describing how he had lived like a beggar in South Korea and smoked “cigarette butts thrown by American G.I.s.” As he told listeners over the radio, he had fled his South Korean unit in Vietnam, defecting to the “bosoms” of North Korea.