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Lew defends financial services data carveout

Politico - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
LEW DEFENDS FIN SERV DATA CARVE-OUT: Treasury Secretary Jack Lew waded cautiously into the Trans-Pacific Partnership debate Wednesday, defending a provision that would carve financial institutions out of the deal's prohibition on forced data .... The ...

FACT SHEET: The President's Fiscal Year 2017 Budget: Overview

Whitehouse.gov (press release) - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
The Budget shows that the President and the Administration remain focused on meeting our greatest challenges - including accelerating the pace of innovation to tackle climate change and find new treatments for devastating diseases; giving everyone a ...
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Greg Hunt wins “world's best minister” award in Dubai

RenewEconomy - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Greg Hunt, Australia's environment minister who has presided over the dumping of the carbon price, a cut in the renewable energy target, the removal of the Climate Commission, and attempts to dismantle three other key institutions, and set the country ...

Whither the New World Order?

War on the Rocks - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
According to a July 2015 United Nations report, the percent of the developing world's population living in extreme poverty decreased from 47 in 1990 to 14 in 2015, and the under-five mortality rate more than halved, going from 90 deaths per 1,000 live ...
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In final budget, Barack Obama proposes tax hike for wealthy Americans

Zee News - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Recognising that security in the Asia-Pacific region underpins regional and global prosperity, the budget aligns resources and activities to strengthen US alliances and partnerships with emerging powers, promote regional economic cooperation, and build ...
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Sanders-Clinton debate transcript: Annotating what they say

Washington Post - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
President Obama is for the big Asian trade deal known as TPP, and just yesterday you said you can't be both a moderate or a progressive, but you can't be both.
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After Tough 2015, Financial Malaise Hits Malaysia

benarnews - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
Once an economic powerhouse in Southeast Asia, Malaysia has been hit with a series of financial setbacks under the leadership of Prime Minister Najib Razak which are not limited to debt-ridden state investment fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB ...

Fact Sheets: The Department of State and USAID FY 2017 Budget

Newsroom America - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
The 2017 State Department and USAID budget request of $50.1 billion proposes targeted investments in international programs that will defeat terrorist organizations such as ISIL and al-Qaida; mitigate climate change; promote America's economic ...

Rebuilding and Expanding the North American Relationship

The People's Voice - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
The Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, which builds on the commitments of NAFTA could also help take North American trilateral integration to the next level.

BUSINESS IN BRIEF 3/2

VietNamNet Bridge - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
Foreign direct investment (FDI) approvals and disbursements rose against the same period last year and disbursements of official development assistance (ODA) and preferential loans were high as well. The business startup picture was also bright, with ...
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