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Football scores a golden goal to keep China's UK investors onside

The Guardian - ‎vor 10 Stunden‎
Fans take selfies as they gather near the National Stadium after the match between Manchester United and Manchester City was called off in Beijing. ... The ambassador also insists that the so-called golden era of British-Chinese relations - led by ...

Is It an Island or a Rock? Ruling Could Cost U.S. a Huge Swath of Ocean

Bloomberg - ‎28.07.2016‎
The U.S. and other coastal nations could lose millions of square nautical miles of ocean that are now in their exclusive economic zones. The loss would be an indirect result of an arbitration panel's ruling on China's dispute with the Philippines in ...

Obama Endorses Hillary as America's Best Hope

The Atlantic - ‎27.07.2016‎
It's notable that the Democrats gave such valuable time to an Independent who explicitly did not endorse their platform, but the former New York mayor delivered one of his better performances and clearly has a resume that lends him credibility to ...

China to reassess lending spree

The Guam Daily Post (press release) (registration) - ‎29.07.2016‎
As low oil prices ravage Venezuela's economy and embattled leader Nicolas Maduro seeks better terms on Chinese loans, China is paying greater attention to things like fiscal stability and political risk in overseas lending. Increasing such ...

Raul Castro marks 10-years in power

eNCA - ‎28.07.2016‎
But he soon began making his mark, bringing Cuba into a new era. ... To modernise the economy, he passed a new investment law to court foreign cash and launched a huge new port in Mariel, just outside Havana, complete with an industrial park offering ...

TMG, Fortress sell more buildings at Champion Station; is Milken the buyer?

Silicon Valley Business Journal - ‎28.07.2016‎
This week, the partners sold the last of those buildings on Tasman Drive to an entity that bears fingerprints of Michael Milken, the former "junk-bond king" turned philanthropist who remains an active and revered investor despite his 1980s-era troubles ...

How Should the Republican Party Approach China Policy?

Foreign Policy (blog) - ‎22.07.2016‎
On Tuesday, delegates to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, chose Donald J. Trump as their nominee for President of the United States.

China fines Ritz-Carlton, others for raising prices after VAT rollout - ‎29.07.2016‎
BEIJING (Reuters) - China slapped fines of more than $300,000 on the Ritz Carlton and Crowne Plaza hotels in Beijing, along with four other companies for using recent tax reforms to justify price increases.

What the closure of an Arctic seaport in Manitoba could mean for Canadian sovereignty - ‎26.07.2016‎
At a time when climate change is opening up the Arctic Ocean to shipping, and powerful nations like Russia and China pose new threats to Canada's sovereignty, the viability of the only deepwater port connected to the nation's transportation network is ...

Will we add stars to epaulettes again? Russia goes to Rio that means 'Baghdad is fine'

Realnoe vremya - ‎28.07.2016‎
They even stall in an economic sphere that Mutko was charged with. .... Whether the national team of Russia goes to the Games or nor, it doesn't influence the development of mass sport in the country, construction of new sports facilities, increase of ...

The Economics of Hosting the Olympic Games

Council on Foreign Relations - ‎20.07.2016‎
Harvard's Judith Grant Long argues that host cities must rethink how they approach Olympic infrastructure in this London School of Economics article. The idea that the Olympic games should generate economic growth is a relatively new phenomenon, writes ...

Cuba's Raul Castro marks decade in power

Sin Chew Jit Poh - ‎28.07.2016‎
But he soon began making his mark, bringing Cuba into a new era. ... To modernize the economy, he passed a new investment law to court foreign cash and launched a huge new port in Mariel, just outside Havana, complete with an industrial park offering ...

Trump's Speech Signalled the End of an Era for the GOP

The National Interest Online - ‎22.07.2016‎
There will be no going back. Cable television commentators were quick to label the speech as “pessimistic,” “angry” and “ominous-sounding.

Billions invested to beef up India infrastructure, manufacturing - ‎24.07.2016‎
China's aging workforce and its demands for higher pay and promised pensions, together with a general restructuring of the economy as it moves further into the middle-income bracket, is making room for competition in manufacturing for international ...

A new vista

The Nation Newspaper - ‎27.07.2016‎
It was a moment of joy and back-slapping as President Muhammadu Buhari flagged off the 186.5 kilometres Abuja-Kaduna line built at a cost of $1.46 billion.

WestJet profit tumbles - ‎27.07.2016‎
The company remains confident in its estimate that 200,000 to 250,000 litres spilled, he said. That's the capacity of two rail cars. Laurie Pushor with Saskatchewan's Ministry of the Economy called Husky "open and transparent" and a "responsible ...

Undiscovered beaches, foodie adventures and prison islands: Lonely Planet's top Asia destinations

Myanmar Times - ‎21.07.2016‎
Been there, done that, got the conical hat? Lonely Planet's Best in Asia 2016 list takes a fresh look at the world's largest continent.

The United States of Trump?

POLITICO Magazine - ‎18.07.2016‎
In Florida and other key 2016 battlegrounds, Trump's theory of the case is that Americans nervous about their physical and economic security are desperate for a winner to remind them what winning feels like, and he knows that Hillary Clinton is the ...

OPINION | A Flawed Strategy and How to Rectify it: Aquino, Duterte, and the West Philippine Sea

InterAksyon - ‎18.07.2016‎
Moving beyond the volatile stalemate in the West Philippine Sea requires another strategy from the new Duterte administration.

Ackroo Announces Q2 2016 Financial Results

SYS-CON Media (press release) - ‎29.07.2016‎
The results for the three months ended June 30th, 2016 reflect revenue growth of 77% and operating cost reduction of 71% over the same period the previous year. The results were driven by the Company's focus on organic growth and the addition of ...