MiBus, which operates the Metrobús public transport system, has decided to cancel an order for 160 new diesel buses and purchase electric buses from BYD instead. In total, MiBus will spend $35 million to purchase 195 medium-size electric buses for use in Panama City.
Queensland has become the first state in Australia to criminalize gay conversion therapy, after state politicians voted to make the “highly destructive and unethical” practice illegal. Practitioners found guilty will now face up to 18 months in jail.
Google recently announced plans to launch a trio of certificate programs which it will treat as alternatives to college degrees. Google will be accepting 100,000 need-based scholarships for the new programs.