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2015/03/26 19:33
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Ashraf Ghani, the president of Afghanistan, plans to remake his war-torn country’s economy by relying on its traditional geographic advantage as the crossroads of Europe, the Middle East and Asia....
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2015/03/26 17:28
2015/03/26 17:28
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One of the knocks that economists make against Brazil is that it didn't seize the opportunity to push through economic reforms while commodities prices were at record highs over the past decade. Latin...
2015/03/23 21:55
2015/03/23 21:55
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China offered to forgo veto power at a new Beijing-led development bank in a proposal that helped attract major European countries despite US concerns. Chinese negotiators presented the no-veto...
2015/03/22 22:55
2015/03/22 22:55
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WASHINGTON—The Obama administration, facing defiance by allies that have signed up to support a new Chinese-led infrastructure fund, is proposing the bank work in a partnership with Washington-backed...
2015/03/20 00:45
2015/03/20 00:45
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Something strange is happening in the U.S. economy: Inequality has risen, but there hasn’t been a rising demand to do anything about it. A new Brookings Institution paper by Yale political scientist...
2015/03/19 05:24
2015/03/19 05:24
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Tom Swanson, program chair, introduced Dr. Twan Leenders, president of the Roger Tory Peterson Institute. Leenders told about the many programs that RTPI is involved in, not just locally, but in other...
2015/03/17 06:05
2015/03/17 06:05
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For the past decade and a half, Russian President Vladimir Putin has rarely been absent from newsreels. Small wonder, then, that 11 days without a verified sighting of him has sparked conspiracy...
2015/03/16 14:06
2015/03/16 14:06
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By John Helmer, the longest continuously serving foreign correspondent in Russia, and the only western journalist to direct his own bureau independent of single national or commercial ties. Helmer has...
2015/03/16 09:33
2015/03/16 09:33
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Faced with a stubborn refusal of wages to rise even as economies recover, some of the most powerful policy-makers in the developed world are now pushing companies to put more money in people’s...
2015/03/16 06:33
2015/03/16 06:33
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President Vladimir Putin’s absence from the public eye has become a Russian national obsession, with facts, rumors and analysis cross-pollinating by the minute. Here’s what everyone knows. (Or what...
2015/03/14 16:53
2015/03/14 16:53
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WASHINGTON (AP) - Hardware Sales Inc. of Bellingham, Washington, does about 25 percent of its online business outside the United States. But going global can be frustrating. Overzealous Australian...
2015/03/14 10:22
2015/03/14 10:22
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The textile factories producing “made in China” goods from compounds just across the Yalu River from North Korea offer a glimpse into a hidden world that is helping North Korea’s economy to...
2015/03/12 20:31
2015/03/12 20:31
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... will be looking to encourage electronic payment as opposed to cash payment. Both because it is desirable, (and) also to tackle the problem of black money and things like that," Chief...
2015/03/09 23:12
2015/03/09 23:12
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Combined with China’s economy coming off the boil, the recent slump in coal prices in particular could hurt Kim Jong-un’s byungjin policy: his stated desire to simultaneously develop North Korea’s...
2015/03/09 15:40
2015/03/09 15:40
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WASHINGTON (AP) - Supporters of President Barack Obama's trade agenda are battling opponents' demands to bar China from keeping its currency value artificially low, a way to subsidize exports. The...
2015/03/09 10:28
2015/03/09 10:28
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Supporters of President Barack Obama's trade agenda are battling opponents' demands to bar China from keeping its currency value artificially low, a way to subsidize exports. They say it's not clear...
2015/03/07 14:15
2015/03/07 14:15
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WASHINGTON - The US economy pumped out a strong 295,000 new jobs in February despite some severe weather and mounting layoffs in the oil industry, but workers' wage gains remained limited. The US...
2015/03/06 14:33
2015/03/06 14:33
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Wal-Mart's advertising slogan is "Save money, live better," but for years the world's largest retailer has been criticized for not paying its workers enough to do that. Now, facing rising minimum...
2015/03/06 06:24
2015/03/06 06:24
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He was born in Indiana, graduated from Benton Harbor High school and served in the U.S. Army in the China-Burma-India Theater during World War II. He earned a degree from Indiana University and two...
2015/03/04 08:48
2015/03/04 08:48
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... or other enterprises can directly negotiate trade deals with foreign entities and hire or fire workers at their discretion. They can also decide what materials to buy and from whom, and...
2015/03/26 19:33
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