Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:38:02 GMT
BBC News - Posted on April 23, 2014 10:51:49 PM. . TOKYO -- The United States put last-minute pressure on Japan to compromise in tough trade talks yesterday, shortly before President Barack Obama was to arrive for a state visit.Obama's First Order of Business in Tokyo: Sushi From the MasterNew York TimesObama Finally Gets Back to the Asia-PacificHuffington PostUS steps up trade pressure on Japan ahead of Obama visitReuters Indiaall 2,729 news articles .
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:51:24 GMT
Ottawa CitizenCanada's middle class richest in study of big nations - Deputy chief economist Benjamin Tal of CIBC World Markets cited the widening income gap in the United States over the past 15 years, and, at a slower pace, in Canada, which he believes is a huge issue. βIt is not that we are doing great (we are not .Canada's middle class surpasses that in U.S.: reportThe TelegramTime to retire claims that Canada's middle class is 'struggling'Canada.comall 126 news articles .
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:41:24 GMT
This Chart Shows How The Rest Of The World Doesn't Even Come Close To US . - According to the report, the United States led the world in military spending with $US640 billion in 2013 alone. China is the closest nation to follow the US at $US188 billion β which is less than one-third of America's overall spending. The U.S . .
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:01:55 GMT
The March 2014 issue of Beverage Industry offers us a through-the-looking-glass portrait of Beer World in the United States today. The magazine unleashed its writers on data gathered by Information Resources Inc. (IRI) of Chicago from supermarkets . .
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 07:01:00 GMT
BEIJING ( - ) - Multinational firms are planning to invest less in China because of market access barriers and slowing growth in the world's second-largest economy, a U.S. business lobby said on Tuesday. China's economy expanded 7.4 percent .
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:47:31 GMT
THE PHILIPPINE government will ensure that the provisions of the Enhanced Defense Cooperation (EDC) between the United States and the Philippines will be in line with the principles of the 1987 Constitution, a palace official said yesterday.and more .
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 23:34:23 GMT
BBC News - WASHINGTON β Finance chiefs from the world's largest economies lined up against the U.S. on Friday, stepping up pressure on the International Monetary Fund's most powerful member to sign off on a long-stalled pact to boost the IMF's ability to rescue .US urges countries to help Ukraine's economic rescueBBC Newsall 959 news articles .
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:23:31 GMT
President Obama has warned that Iran is not open for business, even as the United States has loosened some of its punishing economic sanctions as part of an interim nuclear pact. Yet on Tuesday morning, Iran had an unlikely visitor: a plane, owned by . .
Thu, 03 Apr 2014 22:48:20 GMT
US oil giant's costly clean up - The US government on Thursday reached a US$5.15 billion ($6.04b) settlement with Anadarko Petroleum, the largest ever for environmental contamination, to settle claims related to the cleanup of thousands of sites tainted with hazardous chemicals for . .
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 17:18:40 GMT
He is said to be the most cited scholar in economics and business in the world. Welcome back to the show. MICHAEL PORTER, HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL: Thanks, Fareed. . ZAKARIA: So this is absolutely fascinating stuff. You were shocked at what you .