News Headlines - 16 January 2017

What to expect from Theresa May's big Brexit speech

The Prime Minister’s speech this Tuesday has been trailed as her opportunity to set out her “Brexit plan” – her negotiating priorities in advance of the Supreme Court ruling on the requirement for Parliamentary approval of Article 50 notification, expected before the end of the month.

Donald Trump interview: Brexit will be a great thing | The Times & The Sunday Times

During the race for the Republican presidential nomination, Donald Trump had an insult for every rival. Marco Rubio was “little Marco” and Jeb Bush was “low energy Jeb”. These jibes were more than just debating techniques to unsettle his opponents. They were carefully designed to draw a contrast between The Donald and The Others.

Gov't looks to file 'anti-conspiracy bill' ahead of Olympics - The Mainichi

The government is poised to submit an anti-conspiracy bill to the regular Diet session that begins on Jan. 20 to strengthen anti-organized crime and counterterrorism measures, citing preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

Japanese hotels deny Nanjing Massacre, provoke outcry in China - Global Times

A Japanese hotel chain is allegedly to have provided books which openly deny the Nanjing Massacre in China and forced prostitution in Korea during World War II, sparking outrage on Chinese social media.

Singapore passport is the world's second-most 'powerful': 2017 Passport Index - The Straits Times

Singapore was joint-second with Sweden, with a visa-free score of 156, while Germany took the top spot with one point ahead in the 2017 Passport Index.
Denmark, Finland, France, Spain, Switzerland, Norway, the United Kingdom and the United States all tied for third at 155 points.








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