January 10, 2017 | Morning Consult
The people holding the three major trade-related positions in the incoming Trump administration will help form a barrier between the president-elect and trade enthusiasts in other economic appointments, according to several analysts. -snip-
January 9, 2017 | Wall Street Journal
Workers at a struggling paper mill in rural Madison, Maine, cheered in 2015 when the U.S. government slapped an import tariff on a type of magazine paper made in Canada. -snip-
January 7, 2017 | Taipei Times
Hours after Sao Tome and Principe severed diplomatic ties with Taiwan on Dec. 21, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Javier Hou (侯清山) addressed lawmakers’ concerns of further defections to Beijing.
January 4, 2017 | World Politics Review
The drama and disruptions of the year just ended fill some with dread for the new year. Will the challenges of domestic polarization and a tilt in international influence toward the nondemocratic powers of the East only worsen?
December 30, 2016 | Radio Free Asia
Farmers and fishermen in downstream countries are complaining about the impact of Mekong River dams located upstream in both China and Laos.
December 30, 2016 | Politico
NEW YORK — Nearly a month before Donald Trump won the White House, Japanese conglomerate SoftBank p
December 28, 2016 | Dawn
US President-elect Donald Trump should develop clearer US policies to ease strains between nuclear-armed Pakistan and India, senior analysts said at a discussion at the US Institute of Peace (USIP). -snip-
December 28, 2016 | Straits Times
The Affordable Care Act has resulted in an estimated 20 million people gaining health insurance coverage between 2010, when it was passed, and early 2016 - what the US Department of Health and Human Services calls a "historic reduction in the uninsured". -snip-
December 23, 2016 | New York Times
After meeting with Lockheed Martin’s chief executive on Wednesday about lowering the cost of
December 23, 2016 | The Hill
The defense budget is too big and Mick Mulvaney, the new Office of Management and Budget Director, knows that. Read the full article here.