Judge: California law on women on corporate boards is unconstitutional

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge has ruled that California’s landmark law requiring women on corporate boards is unconstitutional. Superior Court Judge Maureen Duffy-Lewis said the law that would have required boards to have up to three women directors by this year violated the right to equal treatment. The decision was dated Friday. … Read more

Beijing’s rhetoric in spotlight as Taiwan condemns California shooting

Taiwan’s president has condemned the fatal shooting at a Taiwanese church in California by a man believed to be motivated by hatred of the self-governing island, where debate over cross-Strait tensions has intensified alongside reunification rhetoric from Beijing . Tsai Ing-wen’s office released a statement saying she condemned ‘all forms of violence’ and offered her … Read more