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Category: Global Economy :: India and Global Economy
Last updated: Jan 10 2020 15:20 IST RSS 2.0
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India top court condemns Kashmir internet shutdown 10.1.2020 BBC: World
Indian-administered Kashmir has had no access to internet since 4 August.
Global economy faces tenuous recovery beset by risks: World Bank 9.1.2020 Raw Story
Recovery in a handful of countries will boost global growth slightly this year but the outlook is riddled with potential pitfalls that could derail this tepid upswing, the World Bank cautioned Wednesday. A renewal of trade tensions, which eased recently with announcement of an initial agreement between the United States and China, would erode the […]
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World Bank warns on global growth 9.1.2020 BBC: Business
Global economic growth is likely to be only slightly faster than the weak performance in 2019, the Bank says.
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Trump stumbles as smartphone-obsessed America falls far behind in the race to roll out 5G networks 8.1.2020 Raw Story
“Should I get a Huawei phone?” That’s what friends in New York City, where ads heralding 5G are popping up all over, have asked me more than once. Apple, biding its time, has yet to release an iPhone with 5G. If the customers are tech heads with money to burn for a new toy, you […]
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‘Millions’ strike in protest at Indian government policies 8.1.2020 Raw Story
Millions went on strike throughout India on Wednesday, unions said, as workers angry at the government’s labour policies brought travel chaos across the country. The widespread action was in opposition to what unions called the “anti-worker and anti-people policies” of right-wing Prime Minister Narendra Modi. They highlighted the recent privatisation of public firms and natural […]
China Roundup: TikTok receives most government requests from India and US 5.1.2020 techCrunch
Hello and welcome back to TechCrunch’s China Roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what they mean to people in the rest of the world. This week, TikTok, currently the world’s hottest social media app, welcomed the new decade by publishing its first transparency report as it encounters rising scrutiny from […]
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How Assemblyman Chad Mayes made me believe politics can still be a noble profession 30.12.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Assemblyman Chad Mayes dropped his Republican Party affiliation, saying he cares more about 'representing people,' not parties. Here's why I believe him.

Liverpool manager Klopp says he is 'wrong person' to address Qatar issues 17.12.2019 BBC: Front Page
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says he is the "wrong person" to address concerns over Qatar's human rights record.
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Life along Pakistan's mountain highway, where China is investing billions of dollars 15.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Karakoram Highway revamp is a key part of China's trade and infrastructure initiative in the region, and local communities' expectations are high.
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`'Safer opioid' has sparked a crisis in vulnerable countries 14.12.2019 LA Times: Science

'`Safer opioid' has sparked a crisis in vulnerable countries

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General election 2019: World leaders react to Johnson victory 13.12.2019 BBC: World
Boris Johnson and the Conservatives have won big - here's how world leaders have responded so far.
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Gift Guide: TechCrunch writers recommend their favorite reads from 2019 4.12.2019 TechCrunch
2019 offered a blistering catalog of books to peruse, on top of the prodigious publishing schedules of the past few years (if you think we are at Peak TV, you might want to check out your local bookstore for a counterpoint). We already checked in with Extra Crunch readers and did a sort of reader’s […]
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Why the floods in East Africa are so bad 2.12.2019 BBC: Front Page
Rain-triggered disasters have killed at least 250 people and affected some three million people across East Africa.
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Priya: India's female comic superhero returns to rescue 'stolen girls' 25.11.2019 BBC: Front Page
The fictional female superhero and her pet tiger fight trafficking in the latest Priya Shakti comic.
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Chagos Islands dispute: UK misses deadline to return control 22.11.2019 BBC: World
A UN resolution in May gave the UK six months to hand back control to Mauritius.
Indian Nationals Say the Green Card Backlog Is Unfair. Silicon Valley’s Plan to Fix It Could Be Too. 20.11.2019 Mother Jones
For decades, attempts to reform the United States’ immigration system have died in Congress. But in July, Michelle Canero, a business immigration lawyer in Miami, noticed that the House of Representatives had quietly passed its biggest change to US immigration law in decades. Without a hearing, a bipartisan majority had sent a bill to the […]
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This ride-hailing PR pitch shows platforms and digital campaign ‘dark arts’ want democracy to be pay to play 15.11.2019 techCrunch
A UK PR firm pitching to run an account for Ola has proposed running a campaign to politicize ride-hailing as a tactic to shift regulations in its favor. The approach suggests that, despite the appearance of ride-hailing platforms taking a more conciliatory position with regulators that are now wise to earlier startup tactics in this […]
Australia and others ask for Brexit trade compensation 15.11.2019 BBC: Business
A number World Trade Organization countries have asked for compensation over Brexit disruption.
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SEAsia leaders snub US meeting after Trump skips ASEAN summit 4.11.2019 Raw Story
Several Southeast Asian leaders snubbed a meeting with US officials on Monday after President Donald Trump decided not to attend a regional summit in Bangkok. Just three leaders from the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) showed up to the session, along with a host of foreign ministers. Trump has been accused of turning […]
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Brexit Could Be The End Of The United Kingdom 4.11.2019 Outside the Beltway
Brexit seems like it's inevitable at this point, and that could set in motion a series of events that would mean the end of the United Kingdom.
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