Monthly Archives: September 2016

Trade initiative is ‘direction of future’

The first US presidential debate might have been the most-watched event around the globe on Monday night local time, with the expected protectionist remarks made by candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.

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Asian viewers give nod to Clinton

Hillary Clinton put Donald Trump on the defensive and showed a better grasp of foreign policy issues, according to a sampling of people across Asia who watched the fiery first US presidential debate.

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IMF: China economy good in the long run

China’s economic transition has resulted in a slowdown felt all over the world, but such a shift is necessary and will benefit the global economy in the long run, according to economists at the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

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Beijing rebuffs charges against business

China protested on Tuesday after the United States lodged criminal charges and sanctions on Monday against a Chinese firm it accuses of being connected to Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons program.

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Hamlet decked out in Peking Opera

To sing or not to sing, that is the question, for a new version of Shakespeare’s most famous procrastinator.

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Lagarde urges balance between growth, trade

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde called for global efforts to boost growth while guarding against protectionism.

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