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Labour leader says UK election 'establishment vs people' Labour leader says UK election 'establishment vs people'
- April 21, 2017

We can't win, they say, because we don't play their game. For Labour to win an overall majority they not only need to keep the seats they now hold, but win 100 more. Independence Party] in the north". Corbyn, who voted to leave the EU's predecessor in 1975 but supported "Remain" a year ago, has been criticised for muddling the party's position on Brexit and failing to effectively challenge May's push for a clean break with the bloc. (more...)
Australia toughens foreign worker visas, says Australian jobs for Australians Australia toughens foreign worker visas, says Australian jobs for Australians
- April 20, 2017

Regional employers will continue to have access to occupations under the temporary and permanent visas. "Australia has a problem with senior skilled technical talent and this is the way that a huge amount of the tech industry gets them into the country". (more...)
Airstrikes on Syria might also send message to North Korea
- April 18, 2017

The pro-independence Liberty Times said Trump was "shaking hands with Xi Jinping with his left hand and launching missiles with his right" to pressure China to rein in North Korea. USA -backed rebels groups have long pleaded for more US intervention and complained that Washington has only fought the Islamic State group. "It is significant that comprehensive and inclusive discussions took place putting considerable weight on the agenda on our key interests, the North Korea nuclear issue ... (more...)
Bond between Trump, Xi in meetings played role in China abstention Bond between Trump, Xi in meetings played role in China abstention
- April 16, 2017

As late as November previous year, after his election victory, he told the New York Times: "I would love to be able to get along with Russian Federation and I think they'd like to be able to get along with us". "We talked trade, we talked a lot of things", he said , and even recounted what he told the president. "I think it's probably unlikely", he said. In the same interview, he said his administration wouldn't formally accuse the country of manipulating its currency to gain a trade ... (more...)
Trump reverses himself on NATO, China, Russia and more
- April 15, 2017

Stoltenberg, though, said that Trump's support of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation has been consistent, including stating his support very clearly when they spoke by telephone shortly after the November election. alliances in Asia. But as Bannon-favored agenda items have been blunted in the early going - the stalling of the ObamaCare replacement bill, the travel ban fiasco - Trump appears to have turned for now toward more conventional policy favored by so-called Washington insiders whom ... (more...)
Japan, China remain on United States 'monitoring list' for currency
- April 15, 2017

And as long as that red line is not crossed, it seems there's a lot China can do. He now says of the bank, which supports US exports, "Actually, it's a very good thing". In reality, China stopped weakening the yuan years ago and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation has been fighting jihadist groups for the better part of a decade. (more...)