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  1. News - World - POLITICS

    Obama's state-of-the-union address much about state of his presidency

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 04:40am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington US president hopes to use state-of-the-union speech to rebound from last year's debacles and frame priorities in battling income inequality Annual ... in his annual state-of-the-union address. The US president will seize one of his diminishing windows tomorrow to command the domestic political stage and talk over the heads of lawmakers blocking ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Manning branded a 'traitor and anarchist' at court martial

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 10:13am by Agence France-Presse in Fort Meade, United States

    ... Agence France-Presse in Fort Meade, United States Soldier passed secrets to help al-Qaeda, says prosecutor in wrap up of court martial Soldier Bradley Manning betrayed his country ... but well-intentioned truth-teller. "He was not a troubled young soul, he was a determined soldier with the knowledge, ability and desire to harm the United States in its war effort," lead prosecutor ...

  3. Three companies forge union to serve international market

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:54pm by Reports by Stacey Johnson, Christina Liedke and Jessica Ryan

    ... in research and development to create sturdy yet lightweight materials that promote fuel efficiency. In providing state-of-the-art and environmentally friendly products, Tokyo Stock Exchange-listed ...

  4. Business - Companies - PRIVATISATIONS

    State fund Khazanah plans to take Malaysian Airlines private

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 01:41am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Kuala Lumpur State fund plans to buy out MAS Malaysian state investor Khazanah Nasional plans to take Malaysian Airline System (MAS) private as the first step in a major ... for the 30.6 per cent of shares it does not own. The restructuring and potential sale of MAS is politically fraught due to heavy opposition to job losses from its powerful labour union, which has ...

  5. Business - Economy

    Putin forms trade bloc with former Soviet states

    Posted May 30th 2014, 01:10am by BLOOMBERG AND REUTERS

    ... Bloomberg and Reuters in Moscow Putin forms trade bloc with former Soviet states Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a treaty with his counterparts from Kazakhstan and Belarus creating a trading bloc of more than 170 million people to challenge the US and the European Union. The formal creation of the Eurasian Economic Union in the Kazakh capital Astana marks the culmination ...

  6. Business - Economy

    US west coast ports union less likely to rock the boat in pay talks

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 01:39am by BLOOM

    ... Alison Vekshin and James Nash While memories of US west coast dispute linger, falling cargo share may hasten pay deal in talks between dockworkers and employer group Ports union less likely to rock the boat amid leaner trade Twelve years after a labour dispute closed ports on the United States west coast, costing the economy US$1 billion a day, negotiators on both sides want ...

  7. News - World - Live

    Watch it live: US President Barack Obama's 2014 State of the Union address

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 09:08am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporter Watch US President Barack Obama deliver the 2014 State of the Union address in Washington DC, his fifth annual speech to both houses of Congress outlining his administration's policy priorities for the upcoming year. Background briefing:  Obama hopes to use speech to rebound from last year's debacles, frame priorities in battling income inequality. Read ...

  8. News - World - GOVERNANCE

    Full text: Obama's 2014 State of the Union address

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 10:53am by AGENCIES

    ... Tonight, this chamber speaks with one voice to the people we represent: it is you, our citizens, who make the state of our union strong. This town has been consumed by a rancorous argument over ... five years of grit and determined effort, the United States is better-positioned for the 21st century than any other nation on Earth. The question for everyone in this chamber, running through ...

  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    Clinton backs Scotland to stay in UK as part of European Union

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 11:01am by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Former US secretary of state says it would be a loss for both sides if Scotland votes to separate from the United Kingdom while Britain should remain in the European Union Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton on Thursday called upon Scotland to stay in the United Kingdom, echoing the comments made last week by her former boss Barack Obama. ...

  10. Business - Banking & Finance - MACAU

    State-run banks implicated in multibillion-dollar cash-for-gambling racket in Macau

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 05:08am by Toh Han Shih, Niall Fraser

    ... Toh Han Shih and Niall Fraser Documents detailing how UnionPay is used in Macau casinos to evade currency controls raise questions about the involvement of large banks State-run banks ... of state-run banks. Last month, the Post reported that China UnionPay was investigating the problem of handheld swipe-card devices being used in Macau to provide cardholders with access to cash ...




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