Facebook is grappling with a new Singapore law that forces online platforms to block speech that is deemed false by the Singapore government. Earlier this week, the U.S. social-media giant blocked access to the Facebook page of the States Times Review, a Singaporean blog that regularly criticizes the country’s government officials and policies. The block came after the Singapore government...
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For much of the last century, metals companies have made stainless steel from nickel mined in Russia or the Philippines and smelted at temperatures up to 2,900 degrees. But demand for nickel is outstripping supplies because the metal is a key component in most electric vehicle batteries. So metals producers have turned to a new supplier—Indonesia, which possesses vast reserves of a previously...
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