Airbnb Hosts Navigate Legal Maze Amid State Abortion Bans

When the US Supreme Court ruled to end federal protection for abortions last month, many people wanted to find a way to help. Some hosts on Airbnb Inc. offered to open their homes to guests who needed to travel to states that will still allow the procedure, similar to how the vacation-rental company has been … Read more

Live news updates: Hong Kong may ease quarantine rules as airline bans reach 100 for year

Saudi Arabia will spend more than $5 billion on social security payouts and shoring up strategic reserves, as the oil rich kingdom feels the bite of global inflation. Saudi Arabia has fared relatively well in managing inflation, with consumer prices rising by 2.2 per cent last month, but Saudis have begun to feel the impact … Read more

Delhi bans entry of medium, heavy vehicles from Nov-Feb to curb pollution

The Delhi government has issued an order banning the entry of medium and heavy goods vehicles in the national capital from November to February in an effort to curb vehicular pollution, officials said on Thursday. According to an official, entry of such vehicles will be banned from November 1, … Read more

Queensland bans personal injury ‘claim farming’ – Daily – Insurance News

Queensland parliament today passed new laws forbidding so-called “farming” of personal injury claims after a rise in the targeting of cases such as institutional child abuse and workers’ compensation. The new laws prohibit anyone soliciting or inducing another person to make a claim, as well as payments to claim farmers for the details of potential … Read more

After Florida Fed Court Bans Brazilian Plywood Certifier, Another Appears

New You can now listen to Insurance Journal articles! Less than a month after a federal judge barred a Brazilian firm from certifying any more plywood, due to questions about the material meeting U.S. standards, a new certification organization has popped up. A U.S. plywood coalition is crying foul and its attorney has likened the … Read more

Iraq bans citizens from interactions with Israel

From this month Iraqi citizens are forbidden from contacting Israeli officials on social media, attending gatherings organised by or even “tied to” the Jewish state or setting foot in any Israeli embassy worldwide. The Iraqi parliament’s expansion of a law criminalising relations with Israel, its first significant decision eight months after a general election, has … Read more

Govt issues new guidelines to curb misleading ads; bans surrogate ads

The government on Friday announced new guidelines to curb misleading advertisements and endorsers by banning surrogate ads, while imposing strict norms for those advertisements that seek to lure consumers offering discounts and free claims. The new guidelines on “Prevention of Misleading Advertisements and Endorsements for Misleading Advertisements, 2022” also … Read more

SC bans mining within 1-km radius of national parks, wildlife sanctuaries

The Supreme Court on Friday ordered that mining within the national parks and wildlife sanctuaries shall not be permitted. Besides this, the top court also directed that each protected forest, that is a national park or wildlife sanctuary, must have an eco-sensitive zone of a minimum of one kilometre … Read more

Saudi Arabia bans travel to 15 nations, including India amid Covid surge

Saudi Arabia has banned citizens from travelling to 16 countries, including India, over the Covid-19 situation in those nations, the media reported The General Directorate of Passports said that the list of countries comprised Lebanon, Syria, Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, India, Yemen, Somalia, Ethiopia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Libya, … Read more