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Good News For Elephants: China's Price Of Ivory Has Plummeted 30.3.2017 NPR News
Africa's elephants have been poached by the thousands for their tusks. Many of those tusks are then smuggled to China, one of the largest markets for the banned material.
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Dirty air from global trade kills at home, abroad 30.3.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Washington • A study that measures the human toll of air pollution from global manufacturing and trade shows how buying goods made far away can lead to premature deaths both there and close to home. More than 750,000 people die prematurely from dirty air every year that is generated by making goods in one location that will be sold elsewhere, about one-fifth of the 3.45 million premature deaths from air pollution. The study says 12 percent of those deaths, about 411,000 people, are a result of ...
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Dirty air from global trade kills at home and abroad 29.3.2017 AP Business
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A study that measures the human toll of air pollution from global manufacturing and trade shows how buying goods made far away can lead to premature deaths both there and close to home....
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Good news for Africa’s elephants: China is losing its taste for ivory 29.3.2017 Washington Post
Good news for Africa’s elephants: China is losing its taste for ivory
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Britain begins its journey to a false promised land 29.3.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Britain begins its journey to a false promised land
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A trade war is brewing inside the White House between rival camps 28.3.2017 LA Times: Nation

Soon after President Trump took office, an executive order was quietly drafted to suspend talks with China on an obscure but potentially far-reaching treaty about bilateral investment.

After eight years and two dozen rounds of negotiations, the treaty terms were almost in final form. Pulling out...

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China, Nepal agree to cooperate more on Belt and Road initiative 28.3.2017 New Kerala: World News
China, Nepal agree to cooperate more on Belt and Road initiative
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IOC pact for supplies until March 2022: To keep China in check, India seals cooking gas supply deal with Nepal 28.3.2017 Front Page – The Indian Express
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Rule Britannia: firms bet on British allure to get by Brexit 27.3.2017 AP Business
LONDON (AP) -- Tim Barlow pushes a green stamp onto the edge of an unfinished plate, leaving behind the words "Made in England."...
Dyson 'enormously optimistic' about post-Brexit trade 27.3.2017 BBC: Business
The billionaire says UK business success lies beyond Europe because "that's the fast-growing bit".
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Trade Denialism Continues: Trade Really Did Kill Manufacturing Jobs 27.3.2017 Truthout - All Articles
(Photo: Qscyberproject ; Edited: LW / TO) There have been a flood of opinion pieces and news stories in recent weeks wrongly telling people that it was not trade that led to the loss of manufacturing jobs in recent years, but rather automation. This means that all of those people who are worried about trade deficits costing jobs are simply being silly. The promulgators of the automation story want everyone to stop talking about trade and instead focus on education, technology or whatever other item they can throw out as a distraction. This "automation rather than trade story" is the equivalent of global warming denialism for the well-educated. And its proponents deserve at least as much contempt as global warming deniers. The basic story on automation, trade and jobs is fairly straightforward. "Automation" is also known as "productivity growth," and it is not new. We have been seeing gains in productivity in manufacturing ever since we started manufacturing things. Productivity gains mean that we can ...
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Technology is killing jobs, and only technology can save them 26.3.2017 TechCrunch
 Are we living in historically unprecedented times for job loss? Or is this part of a cycle that predates even the Industrial Revolution? Is it possible to retrain our workforce for these changes? Or will the gap between educated and non-educated workers only continue to grow? Read ...
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China’s Premier Li arrives in New Zealand for talks 26.3.2017 Hindu: Home
China’s premier has arrived in New Zealand for high-level talks at a time that both countries are pushing to expand free trade. Premier Li Keqiang arrived at Wellington Airport on Sunday, where he was...
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Chinese premier wraps up Australia trip with football match 25.3.2017 Washington Post: World
China’s premier attended an Australian football game with the country’s prime minister on Saturday, wrapping up a visit Down Under aimed at boosting bilateral ties and expanding trade between the two nations.
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McCain is concerned Trump is listening to Bannon on foreign policy 25.3.2017 Washington Post
McCain is concerned Trump is listening to Bannon on foreign policy
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Hurting Mexico will boost China and backfire on Donald Trump 24.3.2017 Financial Times: Popular
There is no greater strategic gift the US can give China than to abrogate Nafta
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Hurting Mexico will boost China and backfire on Donald Trump 24.3.2017 Financial Times: Popular
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Australian PM won't choose between China, U.S. 24.3.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Canberra • Australia does not have to choose between the United States and China, the Australian prime minister said Friday as he announced a new beef export deal with the Chinese. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang oversaw signing of bilateral agreements that will expand their two-year-old free trade pact. China also agreed to remove a cap that allows only 11 Australian beef exporters to sell 400 million Australian dollars ($300 million) in frozen meat to the burgeon...
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Blackstone sells stake in SeaWorld 24.3.2017 LA Times: Business

Investment firm Blackstone Group has sold its 21 percent stake in SeaWorld to a Chinese company.

The deal gives with Zhonghong Group gives SeaWorld a partner with theme park development experience and an immediate path into the coveted Chinese market.

Zhonghong Group will buy the stock at $23 per...

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Rex Tillerson's "new approach" to North Korea sounds a lot like the old approach 24.3.2017 Washington Post
Rex Tillerson's "new approach" to North Korea sounds a lot like the old approach
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