Google to pay millions to women, Asians in discrimination case
By Abiodun Ogundairo
02 February 2021 | 10:57 am
The tech giant paid female engineers less than men in similar positions. Unfair practices meant Asians and women were also overlooked for engineering roles.
23 Jan 2019
Oscars 2019 snub female directors and Asian actors.
30 Jan 2019
Everyday on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Middle East" we break down one superlative from our coverage. Today's number is $125 billion.
14 Feb 2019
Ten days of military exercises with the US and Asian nations have started in Thailand. They come as US President Donald Trump asked South Korea to pay $500 million more for keeping US troops in South Korea.
31 Mar 2019
"Racist, sexist, disgusting." An advertisement by German DIY store Hornbach prompted outrage for showing an Asian woman getting aroused after smelling dirty clothes worn by white men. But the company isn't backing down.
16 Oct 2019
Competitive surfing was barely known in Myanmar until recently, but now one beach town is riding a wave of enthusiasm to the Southeast Asia Games for the first time ever.
27 Oct 2019
Georg Chmiel, executive chairman of online property site Juwai.com, explains which real estate markets Chinese buyers are eyeing, and how the anti-government protests in Hong Kong are affecting the markets. He speaks with Kathleen Hays and Haidi Stroud-Watts on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia."
5 Dec 2019
Reports about faulty preparations, coordination mishaps and photos of unfinished facilities for the Southeast Asian Games have raised questions about the mismanagement of the $146-million (€132-million) budget.
7 Jun 2020
So what exactly is holding Japan back when it comes to promoting gender equality? We take a look at how the Asian nation lags way behind other developed nations in regards to promoting women's rights. Also how a pilot program in Zimbabwe is offering women electric bikes to make their lives easier while giving them greater autonomy. Plus we meet one of Afghanistan's first female filmmakers who's a voice for Afghan women in one of the world's worst places to be one.
18 Mar 2021
The UK has vowed to increase its nuclear stockpile and work closer with Asian allies after the government published a review of British foreign policy. The report labels Russia as the UK's biggest threat.
21 Mar 2021
US President Joe Biden says "hate can have no safe harbor in America" after meeting with leaders in Atlanta's Asian American community following the deadly shootings of eight people in spas, including six women of Asian descent.
23 Mar 2021
President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris are visiting Atlanta following the attack targeting Asian-Americans. The leaders are expected to tout hate crime legislation during the visit.
3 Apr 2021
Despite recent efforts to curb abuse, students in Bangladesh, India and Pakistan still face violence in classrooms. Some laws have been passed to ban the practice, but advocates say legal efforts are still not enough.
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