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Why sin is not enough for Las Vegas 13.2.2010 BBC: World
Las Vegas' success as an oasis for sin-seekers owes itself to a lack of any other trade. But as America's landscape for decadence grows, Kevin Connolly finds the city is now banking on tourism.
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Australia Warns China Over Iron Ore Pricing 13.2.2010 A Pakistan News
SYDNEY: Australia has warned Beijing not to interfere in difficult commercial iron ore price negotiations and urged China to act as a market economy.”We’ve been consistent in this regard. Negotiations are for the market. We will not interfere in the market,” Trade Minister Simon Crean said in an interview late Friday. “We’ve made the point to [...]
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Developing nations losing 100 bln dollars annually through trade mispricing: Report 13.2.2010 New Kerala: World News
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Tiger Farms in China Feed Thirst for Parts 13.2.2010 NY Times: World
Conservationists say the biggest threat to Asia’s largest predator is the Chinese appetite for tiger parts.
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Year of the (last?) tiger 13.2.2010 Star Tribune: World
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Africa Is Becoming the New China and India 13.2.2010 Newsweek Top Stories International
Africa Is Becoming the New China and India
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Pull out of climate coalition, panel urges Herbert 13.2.2010 Salt Lake Tribune
Gov. Gary Herbert would be asked to pull Utah out of the Western Climate Initiative under a resolution passed Friday by a House panel. The House Public Utilities and Technology Committee advanced HJR21 in a 6-2 vote and sent it to the full House.
Putting in money 12.2.2010 The Economist
Foreign direct investment is on the wane THE flow of foreign direct investment (FDI) fell by 39% in 2009 to just over $1 trillion, from a shade under $1.7 trillion in 2008, according to the UN Conference on Trade and Development. All kinds of investment—equity capital, reinvested earnings and intra-company loans—were affected by the downturn. Rich countries saw FDI inflows plunge by 41%, and foreign investment into developing countries fell by more than a third. Not every country was badly hit. FDI into China, where economic growth remained robust, declined by only 2.6%. Foreigners actually invested more in Germany and Italy last year than in 2008. Despite FDI plunging by 57% last year, America remained the world’s top ...
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China urges Obama to cancel Dalai Lama visit 12.2.2010 Financial Times US
China urges the US to scrap plans for President Barack Obama to meet the Dalai Lama next week, the latest source of friction in already strained Sino-US relations
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Drumbeat: February 12, 2010 12.2.2010 The Oil Drum
Kremlin eyes oil export control Russia's top energy official, Deputy Premier Igor Sechin, wants the state to take full control of the country's exports of oil and refined products, a system which would resemble the oil export monopoly in place during the Soviet era. A document obtained by Reuters showed Sechin held a meeting in early January with energy and transport ministers, officials from the state security agency the FSB - formerly known as the KGB - as well as customs officials to discuss new export regulations. Also : Russia seeks greater control over oil shipments via rail, road BUENOS AIRES (AFP) – British oil drilling operations around the Falkland Islands are whipping up new tensions with Argentina almost 30 years after the two ...
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Drumbeat: February 12, 2010 12.2.2010 NewsTrust Yahoo Pipes Feed
Kremlin eyes oil export control Russia's top energy official, Deputy Premier Igor Sechin, wants the state to take full control of the country's exports of oil and refined products, a system which would resemble the oil export monopoly in place during the Soviet era. A document obtained by Reuters showed Sechin held a meeting in early January with energy and transport ministers, officials from the state security agency the FSB - formerly known as the KGB - as well as customs officials to discuss new export regulations. Also : Russia seeks greater control over oil shipments via rail, road BUENOS AIRES (AFP) – British oil drilling operations around the Falkland Islands are whipping up new tensions with Argentina almost 30 years after the two ...
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A Gong Too Loud 12.2.2010 American Spectator
A Gong Too Loud
In Japan, the Hummer Is Now Officially Green 12.2.2010 International Herald Tribune: Business
Starting this week, Japan’s new, looser fuel-efficiency standards for imported cars will provide a subsidy to buyers of the hulking power machines.
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Laos enters final round in WTO accession negotiations 12.2.2010 Earth Times
Vientiane - Communist Laos has entered the final round of negotiations to enter the World Trade Organization (WTO), state media reported Friday. The process, which has been ongoing for 13 years, was set to accelerate in the coming year, the report sa...
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Barack Obama’s Beijing blues 12.2.2010 Hindustan Times: World
It’s not the best of times in Beijing to confess to idolising U.S. President Barack Obama and his ideas of human rights that get censored in the Chinese media, reports Reshma Patil.
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Wider role in Doha circle 12.2.2010 HBL: Opinion
The year 2010 has been ushered in with new hopes and expectations of a better performance of world trade compared with the past
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Op-Ed Contributor : We Want China to Lead 11.2.2010 International Herald Tribune: Editorials
China is too big and the challenges too great for it to retreat into insularity.
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China Welcomes U.S. Ship, but Bypasses Boeing for Airline Contract 11.2.2010 NY Times: World
Fallout from the Obama administration’s decision to follow through on arms sales to Taiwan.
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Situation Normal, All Fouled Up 11.2.2010 NewsTrust Yahoo Pipes Feed
My colleague Dave Schuler, writing at his own digs, explains why he’s “discouraged” by the news of the day, both foreign and domestic. Healthcare reform. As I commented not long ago over at OTB I wouldn’t oppose a single-payer system in the U. S. if (and only if) it were accompanied by measures that would [...]
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China's endless literary inquisition | Liu Xiaobo 11.2.2010 Guardian: Comment is Free
To block freedom of speech is to trample on human rights, to strangle humanity and to suppress the truth The following is an abridged statement by Chinese human rights activist Liu Xiaobo, co-author of the Charter 08 campaign for constitutional reform , given in his trial on 23 December 2009. Today the result of his appeal against an 11-year jail sentence for subversion was announced – the court upheld the verdict June 1989 was the major turning point in my 50 years on life's road. Before that, I was a member of the first group of students to take the newly restored college entrance examinations following the Cultural Revolution; my career was a smooth ride, from undergraduate to grad student and through to PhD. After graduation I stayed ...
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