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  1. News - World - POLITICS

    Hours from debt deadline, US pins hope on Senate exit strategy

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 10:04am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington The United States on Wednesday stood hours from a fateful fiscal deadline, with a chaotic political standoff threatening to trigger a debt default ... compromise efforts in a bid to undermine Democratic President Barack Obama. If Congress fails to raise the US$16.7 trillion debt ceiling in time, the US Treasury would begin to run out of money ...

  2. News - World - POLITICS

    United States Senate holds rare session over debt impasse

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 03:20pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Republican and Democratic senators scramble to piece together a bipartisan exit strategy US debt impasse discussed in rare Sunday session The US Senate held a rare Sunday session yesterday as politicians grappled with how to end the federal government shutdown and avoid a potentially calamitous failure to meet the country's debt ...

  3. News - World - POLITICS

    US President Barack Obama and Republicans discuss debt deadlock

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 10:39am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Washington No agreement but 'positive' meeting about offer to extend debt limit in return for spending talks Obama and Republicans discuss deadlock US ... but Republicans had been insisting on cuts and changes to Obama's 2010 health care overhaul law and other programmes as the price for reopening government and extending the debt limit past next ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Legco filibuster on stamp duty puts more than HK$4b at stake, lawyers warn

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 05:57am by Austin Chiu, Sandy Li

    ... Gates, Navin-kumar Aggarwal, was jailed for 12 years for an HK$8 billion fraud and money laundering scheme designed to pay off his huge gambling debts. Chiang said the government should not have ...

  5. Business - Economy - POLITICS

    Europe at a crossroads

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 11:44am by PATRICK LOW

    ... results is post-Lehman blues. Europe was hit hard by a sudden halt to growth in 2008, a severe contraction in 2009 and little or no growth since, accompanied by the euro debt crisis and soaring ...

  6. News - World - POLITICS

    Hillary Clinton says she’s ‘thinking’ about 2016 White House run

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 02:18pm by Reuters in Washington

    ... embarrassing to see people arguing about letting us default on our debt, really, and things that were just so beyond the pale,” said Clinton, who served as secretary of state in Obama’s first term. ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: Unbalanced- the Codependency of America and China, by Stephen Roach

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 12:40pm by DAVID BARTRAM

    ... and Chinese investment to fund its debt. It shouldn't take an economist to come up with the solution: China needs to consume more while the US needs to produce more. But there are many political, ...

  8. News - World - POLITICS

    Republican governor Chris Christie done with Obama as he eyes 2016 run

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 11:41pm by WASHPOST

    ... as a weak leader, an incompetent president and a book-smart man who lacks wisdom. Accusing Obama of sitting on the sidelines during bipartisan debt talks, Christie boomed, "If that's your ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: Meeting the Challenges- Speeches by Wen Jiabao at the World Economic Forum Events

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 03:49pm by Cary Huang

    ... in the United States to the sovereign debt crisis in Europe, the overwhelming hope in the global market was that China- the world's second largest economy- could help pull the global economy out ...

  10. News - China - POLITICS

    Communist Party's Yu Zhengsheng vows 'unprecedented' reforms

    Posted Oct 26th 2013, 04:49pm by Reuters

    ... second-largest economy, which is experiencing slowing growth, from a reliance on debt-fuelled investment to a more balanced model driven more by consumption, services and innovation. The meeting ...




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