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  1. Letters

    Posted Jan 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... defending the brutal regime in Tehran. As one who for years has been paraded as an expert on things economic, he might have been expected to say a word or two about the state of the economy in Iran ... squarely on the shoulders of Iran's leaders and are not due to sanctions, which were put in place relatively recently and are porous, to say the least. The economy has been in dire straits ...

  2. We come as equals

    Posted Aug 05th 2009, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... of the two countries during which they discussed a whole array of issues, ranging from climate change to Iran and North Korea to the global economy, in all likelihood resulted in a higher degree ... America's biggest creditor, assured Chinese officials that once the economy rebounded, 'we will bring our fiscal position down to a more sustainable level over time'. But China was careful ...

  3. Sarah Palin's triumph of low expectations may not be enough

    Posted Oct 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the moose-caught-in-the-headlights incoherence of her interviews with broadcaster Katie Couric that have been painfully drip-fed over the past week, but still looked decidedly patchy. She skated over questions on Iran, Pakistan and, at times, the economy- the hottest issue of the moment. Mrs Palin even suggested at one point that she did not have to answer Senator Biden or the moderator, instead saying she wanted ...

  4. 2008 Politics

    Posted Dec 19th 2008, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... Obama, 47, will inherit an economy mired in the worst financial crisis since the 1930s, wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and a possible nuclear showdown with Iran. He has promised to renew bruised ties with US allies, while engaging political enemies like Iran and North Korea. Japan sees third prime minister in two years In September, Japanese prime minister Yasuo Fukuda suddenly ...

  5. Lubricating a squeaky relationship

    Posted Apr 15th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... States. These energy interests increasingly conflict with US security and human-rights concerns in countries like Iran, Sudan and Venezuela. Is there a way of resolving, or at least managing, ... also appears ready to use its veto as one of the five permanent members of the council to prevent the imposition of sanctions if Iran fails to satisfy US and European worries ...

  6. On the defensive

    Posted Feb 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... the proliferation of nuclear weapons in such places as North Korea and Iran, and countering the threat of terrorism, as well as dealing with the ongoing financial crisis and global warming. Surely, these are not simply American issues, but Chinese ones, as well. China, after all, does not want to see North Korea transformed into a nuclear power. Nor does China want to see Iran armed with nuclear weapons. ...

  7. US, China need to talk about things they can do

    Posted Jul 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Asia rankles China. Neither matter was directly discussed in the strategic and economic dialogue. What did feature were the global economy, diplomatic and security issues and climate change. ... to the six-party process to end its nuclear proliferation; concern was expressed about Iran's nuclear ambitions. These are, in essence, the most immediate challenges facing the world. That the biggest ...

  8. Talks rise above Sino-US ties to face global issues

    Posted Nov 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the range of pledges of co-operation on issues from climate change to nuclear proliferation and joint efforts on the economy. Professor Richard Hu Weixing, director of the department of politics ... in Iran and North Korea, counterterrorism, and security in Afghanistan and Pakistan. 'In the past, the Sino-US summit focused a lot on bilateral issues such as Taiwan or human rights,' ...

  9. Hands across the Himalayas

    Posted Mar 27th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... development. The premier's visit may herald new Chinese-Indian energy co-operation, including joint ventures for oil exploration to feed the two countries' growing economies. G. ... and Canada to Iran and Sudan. But he said Dr Singh should forcefully voice India's concerns about China's military and nuclear assistance to Pakistan when he meets Mr Wen. 'The issue ...

  10. Reality check on president's dreams

    Posted Jan 17th 2009, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... Members of both parties of Congress are beginning to worry about the wisdom of offering a profusion of new tax breaks and spending measures. The trouble is that, without them, the economy ... much, especially on imported goods. To get the economy back into equilibrium, Americans will have to sell their output abroad, and sooner rather than later they will have to rediscover ...




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