Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Business Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Business | How Trump’s Trade War Is Being Fought Around the World Advertisement Supported by Mexico, China, Japan, Europe, Canada: The White House’s various conflicts add up to a broad assault on a postwar effort to build economic ties around the world. ByCarlos Tejada and Amie Tsang May 31, 2019 President Trump on Thursday threatened to hit Mexico with new tariffs, escalating his immigration fight with America’s largest trading partner. And with that, he showed, once again, that he’s ready to employ trade as an all-purpose tool for his policy goals. Mr. Trump is juggling multiple trade conflicts today, with allies and rivals alike. His demands, often first disclosed through Twitter, have caught trading partners off guard. Just eight months ago, Mr. Trump’s negotiators struck a … [Read more...] about How Trump’s Trade War Is Being Fought Around the World
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World International Affairs Marco Rubio penned a withering critique of China's "zero-sum game" economic strategies, saying the Communist Chinese government intends on fooling the world again at this week's Belt and Road Initiative. Breitbart News Thursday, the Florida Republican senator singled out China as the number one international trade and military threat to the United States. Rubio accused China of trying to trap the U.S. and other developed nations in "stunningly naive" trade partnerships and labeled their theft of American intellectual property as "the greatest transfer of wealth in human history." He added that the Chinese Communist Party has only one ultimate goal: to replace the U.S. as the world's "leading economic and military power." Rubio joined several Washington think tanks in warning countries against joining the Belt and Road Initiative, China's new Silk Road, which convened this week in Beijing. "China’s long-term threats to national … [Read more...] about Marco Rubio Warns China Is ‘Trying to Fool The World Again,’ Threatening U.S. Military, Trade Dominance
Why are we talking about measles again? Isn’t that something from the past?Yes and no. Measles was declared eradicated two decades ago, but it continues to spread, and cases are way up this year over the number reported in 2018. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed a total of 387 cases of measles in 15 states in 2019. That’s already more than all the cases reported last year in just three months.RELATED: Measles count in U.S. this year already more than all of 2018Here’s what you need to know about measles in, gulp, 2019.Measles is an infection caused by a virus which can be especially dangerous for babies and children. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services describes it as “one of the most contagious diseases there is.” Measles is spread through through the air, meaning it can be passed with sneezes and coughs. The common symptoms of measles, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, include a … [Read more...] about What is measles and why is it surging in the U.S. now?
Cannes, the playground of the rich and famous on the French Riviera, is not just known for its annual film festival. Each year it also rolls out the red carpet for visitors to MIPIM [Marché International des Professionnels d'Immobilier] - the international investment and real estate fair billed as “the world’s leading property market”. Some 26,000 real estate developers and urban planners from more than 100 countries gathered there for this year’s event, which marked MIPIM’s 30th anniversary. The four-day gathering has become a place for cities and civic leaders to woo investment and partners. This year there were 108 real estate projects from 30 countries on display. MIPIM’s Director of Real Estate, Filippo Rean, told Business Line: “It’s a very good platform for France and Europe to showcase, because the European presence is actually the leading one. We cover the whole of Europe from Moscow to Portugal. They all showcase the best … [Read more...] about Why Cannes is a magnet for the world’s real estate industry
By Steve Lohr Published 3:46 pm PST, Monday, January 21, 2019 Hal Abelson, an MIT computer scientist, talks to senior policymakers from countries in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. Hal Abelson, an MIT computer scientist, talks to senior policymakers from countries in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. Photo: Kayana Szymczak / New York Times Photo: Kayana Szymczak / New York Times Image 1 of / 3 Caption Close Image 1 of 3 Hal Abelson, an MIT computer scientist, talks to senior policymakers from countries in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. Hal Abelson, an MIT computer scientist, talks to senior policymakers from countries in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. … [Read more...] about AI policy is tricky. From around the world, they came to hash it out