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  1. News - Asia - INDIA

    India rejects WTO deal, casting cloud over Bali talks to liberalise trade

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 08:51pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Nusa Dua, Indonesia India rejects WTO deal, casting cloud over talks India yesterday rejected a proposed World Trade Organisation package, casting a cloud over ... is that the loss would be felt most heavily by those members who can least afford it." The WTO launched the "Doha Round" of talks in Qatar in 2001, seeking to overhaul the world trading ...

  2. News - World - TRADE

    It's do or die for Doha trade deal at WTO Bali meeting

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 10:31pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Geneva and Jakarta Future of WTO in the balance in Bali talks Crisis is the natural state of world trade negotiations. But this week will be different. Ministers meeting in the Indonesian resort of Bali from today until Friday will decide the fate of the World Trade Organisation, with two possible outcomes: a global trade agreement, the first since the WTO was creat-ed ...

  3. News - World - TRADE

    Challenges await new WTO chief, Brazil's Roberto Azevedo

    Posted May 09th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... seen as having the potential to revive stalled World Trade Organisation talks, which aim to harness global commerce to give a boost to developing countries. Career diplomat Azevedo, who ... that the first tact in any new round of trade talks eliminates distortionary policies in the industrialised world, like agricultural subsidies," he added. Speaking before the election news ...

  4. News - Asia - HEALTH

    Mers virus unlikely to spread in Asia: World Health Organisation

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:00pm by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila World Health Organisation downplays risks to Asia from Sars-related Middle East respiratory virus, which has killed at least 287 people in the Arabian peninsula Asian countries should keep their guard against the deadly Middle East respiratory virus, although it is unlikely to spread to the region, a World Health Organisation expert said ...

  5. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Big field in running for WTO director general

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... talks as the new head of the World Trade Organisation. Six men and three women, many of them present or former government ministers, have thrown their hat into the ring to replace Frenchman ... support," Rockwell said. According to diplomatic sources, picking a WTO chief could be complicated by the fact that another top UN job is opening up this year: to head the organisation's trade ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TRADE

    Legco told World Trade Organisation quiet on formula export ban

    Posted Jul 25th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Food and Health Bureau tells Legco global trade body has not queried cross-border crackdown No WTO action on formula ban A two-tin limit on infant formula carried by outbound travellers had not drawn any queries from the World Trade Organisation in the first four months of its implementation, lawmakers heard yesterday. The restriction, which aims ...

  7. Business - Economy - TRADE

    WTO cuts world trade growth forecast

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 11:55am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Geneva Global goods trade will grow less than hoped this year and next and factors including regional conflicts and the Ebola outbreak are putting a quick return to stronger growth at risk, the World Trade Organisation said. Trade in goods will grow by 3.1 per cent this year, much less than the 4.7 per cent the WTO forecast in April. It cited "weaker-than ...

  8. News - World

    Washington's Christmas message to Beijing: implement your planned economic reforms

    Posted Dec 25th 2013, 07:56am

    ... The US urged China on Tuesday to quickly implement planned reforms to open up its economy and said it will keep a close eye on progress as officials work to resolve remaining trade tensions with the world's second-largest economy. The Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) also said the United States would not hesitate to lodge new disputes with the World Trade ...

  9. Sport - Hong Kong - SWIMMING

    World Cup can help lift Hong Kong's profile, says organiser of new event

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 11:18pm by Kevin Kung

    ... Kevin Kung kevin.kung@scmp.com HKASA hope city's rising stars can learn from the best with World Cup leg being staged here for the next three years, starting on Monday World's elite 'can help lift HK profile' Victoria Park's brand-new complex hosts a leg of the Fina World Cup tour this week with organisers hopeful the event, to be staged here annually ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    World Toilet Organisation steps into public urination row

    Posted May 04th 2014, 05:41am by Christy Choi

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Dignity is key, says toilet campaigner The WTO has now weighed in on the issue of public urination and defecation. No, not the World Trade Organisation, but the World Toilet Organisation. "Public education at points of entry could be useful," said WTO's Singapore founder, Jack Sim Ruihua, following the controversy sparked by an online ...




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