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FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2020, file photo, commuters ride in a quiet subway train during the morning rush hour in Beijing. As…
One analyst said he expected to see Beijing do more over the coming weeks to help smaller businesses
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Thu, 02/20/2020 - 00:50
Keith Krach, left, U.S. under secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy and the Environment, talks with South Korea's…
Weeks into US plan to host special summit with ASEAN at Las Vegas on March 14, Washington says it is doubling down to advance US-ASEAN strategic partnership
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Wed, 02/19/2020 - 23:27
EU commissioner for Trade Phil Hogan arrives for the inaugural meeting of the college of commissioners, on December 4, 2019 at…
EU Trade Commissioner Hogan told the international trade committee of the European Parliament that the March meeting would now probably not happen, and that he was not optimistic of a deal by the Leipzig summit
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Wed, 02/19/2020 - 17:14
In this Feb. 11, 2020, photo, a line item shows an example of how the charge that Brent Frederick, founder of Jester Concepts,…
Many small business owners are starting wellness programs to help employees be healthier, happier and more likely to stay
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Wed, 02/19/2020 - 15:37
FILE - A man with a bag featuring a British Union Jack flag steps onto a bus departing from the central bus station in Sophia, Bulgaria, to London via Austria, Germany, and France, Jan 2, 2014.
Britain has announced new immigration rules that will take effect next year - and many businesses, particularly farms, food factories and care homes, are alarmed
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Wed, 02/19/2020 - 14:45
China Eastern Airlines flight crew wear protective masks on arrival at Sydney International Airport in Sydney, Australia,…
Meanwhile, Chinese pilots with greater job security said their income has been sharply reduced because most of their pay is based on flying hours
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Wed, 02/19/2020 - 10:33
Lesotho Wool Industry Crisis Plunges Farmers into Despair
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Wool industry has been rocked in recent years after Lesotho's government struck a deal with a Chinese entrepreneur that turned the wool export business into monopoly
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Wed, 02/19/2020 - 09:35
Lesotho wool industry
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Recent change in Southern African nation's system of brokering exports has created havoc in this industry, forcing many farmers into despair and destitution
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Wed, 02/19/2020 - 10:12
U.S. President Donald Trump talks to reporters prior to boarding Air Force One as he departs Washington for campaign travel to…
The days of Tea Party attacks on 'corporate welfare' and the Export-Import Bank are behind them
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Wed, 02/19/2020 - 09:01
Residents wait to enter a checkpoint with a sign which reads "Returnees to Beijing registration point" in Beijing, China…
Extended city lockdowns and transport restrictions due to the virus outbreak have depressed domestic demand especially in the service sector
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Wed, 02/19/2020 - 07:51
People wearing face masks pass by an electric screen about precautions against the illness COVID-19 in Seoul, South Korea,…
Government under pressure to do more to contain fallout of virus
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Wed, 02/19/2020 - 02:42
European Court Rules Russia Violated Yukos' Rights
A $50 billion fine for seizure of the oil company
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Tue, 02/18/2020 - 23:43
The logo of Google is seen on a carpet at the entrance hall of Google France in Paris, Monday, Nov. 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Michel…
Spain's government has approved the introduction of new taxes on digital business and stock market transactions
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Tue, 02/18/2020 - 09:46
Nissan's former chairman Carlos Ghosn speaks at a press conference in Beirut, Lebanon, Jan. 8, 2020.
Nissan shareholders vented their outrage at the Japanese automaker’s top management Tuesday for crashing stock prices, zero dividends and quarterly losses after the scandal-ridden departure of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn
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Tue, 02/18/2020 - 08:41
European Union and Vietnamese flags are seen at the signing ceremony of the of EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement, June 30, 2019, in Hanoi.
Members of the EU Parliament last week voted 401 to 192 in favor of ratifying the agreement, which would roll back almost all import tariffs between the bloc and Vietnam
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Tue, 02/18/2020 - 03:51