I do not entirely follow the reasoning of this notable hot-air merchant. If the European Union truly has evidence that its citizens, personal or corporate, defraud it of €1 trillion a year, why do its law-enforcement agencies not take action?Sunday, 26 May, 2013, 4:35am 6 comments
The Cyprus parliament finally gave its approval early on Saturday to the first two of eight measures hammered out by the government in a desperate bid to rescue an EU bailout ahead of a Monday deadline.23 Mar 2013 - 5:56am
Multilateral agreements best serve the interests of world trade. But they can be hard to reach, as the drawn-out Doha trade round reminds us. Frustration with lack of progress spawns bilateral free-trade deals, which are better than nothing but promote two-way trade at the cost of trade ties with other nations.19 Feb 2013 - 5:03am
European leaders took a step towards creating a single supervisor for thousands of euro-zone banks from next year but refused to pin down a start date.20 Oct 2012 - 10:53am
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C.Y. Leung embarks on tour of troubled waters2 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Every night I sweated through at least two or three T-shirts
Former taipan John Hung, who spent 16 months in jail, describing what a summer in Stanley Prison is like
We cannot block the water forever
Thailand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra's sombre warning that Bankok's sluice gates must be opened to relieve floodwaters21 Oct 2011 - 12:00am
The European Union's refusal to grant China market economy status is politically motivated, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said.11 Sep 2006 - 12:00am
European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso has urged Beijing to introduce political reforms, saying democracy and civil liberties are the key to sustained economic growth and long-term social stability.
He also urged Chinese leaders to begin a dialogue with the government in Taiwan before the 2008 Beijing Olympics.16 Jul 2005 - 12:00am