Bezos' statement comes off the back of controversy over whether internet giants who say they want to make the world better should be involved in the defence industry.
US president's upbeat comments on trade stoked confidence in Asia. Experts say "accommodative Fed and accommodative monetary policy" are likely driving the markets, calling US-China trade headlines just "noise" that works in the short-term.
Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO of Uber, took a u-turn after drawing criticism for comparing the gruesome killing of Jamal Khashoggi to the company's fatal driverless car accident in March 2018.
The effort is part of an attempt to address the issue of "karoshi" – death from overwork – and to encourage overworked and overburdened couples to have children in a country that is struggling with a shrinking population.
Former secretary of state Rex Tillerson said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave US President Donald Trump inaccurate information and skillfully "played" with him.
Tel Aviv has been trying to expel HRW's American director for Israel and Palestine, Omar Shakir, after accusing him of advocating a boycott of Israel, a claim he denies.
The restive region’s women are increasingly going into business, as conflict kills off employment prospects.
Mexico is the only country in Latin America where more women start businesses than men.
The company’s Swiss-based Luxury Goods International subsidiary has been under investigation for allegedly avoiding tax on earnings generated elsewhere.
The figures released on Monday showed economic growth cooled to a post-global crisis quarterly low of 6.4 percent in the three months ending in December from the previous quarter's 6.5 percent.
Microsoft President Brad Smith announced the company was pledging $500 million to address homelessness and develop affordable housing in the region.
Experts say the anger and frustration among millions of Indian workers is likely to hurt the electoral prospects of the ruling BJP, as the countdown to the 2019 national election in April begins.
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