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Anti-China rallies sparked by the placement of an oil rig in waters near Vietnam damaged factories owned by Taiwanese companies, with some plants closing as Vietnam detained hundreds of protesters. Vietnam’s government has...
April 25, 2014 UK and US rival emerging markets in manufacturingSource: CNBC
The U.S. and the U.K. have become dramatically more competitive in the manufacturing sector over the past decade, Britain becoming the cheapest manufacturing country in western Europe while the U.S. rivals many emerging markets
April 21, 2014 China's Round Two on Electric Cars: Will It Work'
Forbes - the Chinese public may see EVs as less of a choice and more of a necessity. Full speed ahead. This article originally appeared on the îCouncil on Foreign Relationsîâ Asia Unbound blog and can be found...
April 21, 2014 Gold Drops With Wheat as U.S. Futures Rise; Ruble FallsSource: Bloomberg
Gold retreated for a fifth day and wheat fell, while U.S equity-index futures advanced after the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index capped its best week since July. Russia’s ruble weakened after deadly clashes in Ukraine’s east.
Alaska Dispatch - âWhen âeverything is becoming digital,â private, public, and civil institutions become more dependent on information systems and more vulnerable to attackâ¦,â according to a...
April 17, 2014 Reform Update: Uptick hinted in healthcare use, spendingSource: Modern HealthCare
Recent indicators provide increasing evidence that health spending may be accelerating, even before millions of Americans newly insured through the federal and state insurance exchanges and Medicaid expansion start their...
April 16, 2014 Global shares up on China relief, Ukraine strains remainSource: Reuters
Share markets made broad gains on Wednesday after China reported economic growth a touch above forecasts, a relief for investors who had feared a much weaker outcome. China's economy grew 7.4 percent in the first quarter, from a...
April 15, 2014 Global economy to grow 4.7 percent this year
MENAFN - (MENAFN) World Trade Organization said that global commerce is predicted to grow by 4.7 percent in 2014, according to Arab News. Asia's economy is expected to remain as strong and positively affect growth rate despite...
April 15, 2014 Asian Stocks Mixed As Traders Brace For China DataSource: Nasdaq
Asian stocks ended mostly higher on Tuesday after U.S. stocks rebounded overnight on the back of an encouraging retail sales report. While signs of recovery in the world's largest economy aided sentiment, gains were tempered by...
Manila Bulletin - The sanitary and phytosanitary measures committee of the World Trade Organization (WTO) has failed to agree on a definition for private standards for food safety and animal and plant health and deferred a...
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