While Greece has failed to meet the budget requirements mandated by the EU and the IMF, experts say eurozone leaders will likely continue to bailout the country because the costs of letting it go are far greater.
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Democratic revolutionaries always confront the same problem: how to replace the old order without replicating its flaws.
David E. Sanger and Daniel Klaidman discuss their respective books and assess the Obama administration’s national security policies and practices.
U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping gave these remarks on February 14, 2012 in Washington, DC.
Mexico’s economy and tourism industry are growing despite an escalation in drug violence in recent years, says CFR’s Shannon O’Neil as she discusses its implications for U.S.-Mexico relations, immigration, and
Gardening: surely few things could be more eco-friendly? Not so, it seems. Scientists have produced new research which suggests that, far from doing their bit to save
Peter Orszag outlines five basic principles for U.S. fiscal policy to follow: continue short-term economic support, enact automatic stabilizers, couple stimulus with delayed deficit reduction, raise
Richard J. Blood, a former city editor at the New York Daily News who nurtured a generation of young journalists while teaching for more than two decades at
Lafarge, the biggest cement maker in the world, reported on Friday a near one-third drop in net profit last year and announced a programme of asset sales exceeding a billion euros ($1.3
World stocks rose Friday as optimism grew that Greece’s debt crisis would soon be resolved and upbeat U.S. economic data added to evidence of a recovery in the world’s No. 1 economy.
Hong Kong’s competitiveness as a regional centre for business and trade is under threat from the very thing often credited with its success — its tax system, analysts say.
Japan’s All Nippon Airways (ANA) on Friday said it would aim to boost its international capacity by 22 percent within two years and begin fresh routes as part of a new business strategy.
Chinese automakers have returned in force to Europe, buying up brands and plants after early efforts to get a foothold in one of the world’s largest car markets
China believes the EU’s economic problems are temporary and it will continue to support the bloc’s efforts to deal with its debts, leader-in-waiting Xi Jinping said Saturday ahead
(Reuters) – The head of Avon Products Inc’s Canadian unit will become president of the cosmetics company’s China business next month as the company contends with sliding sales there and a probe into alleged bribery …
In Part I of this series, I pointed out that economic and military strength are the two wings with which the Dragon (China) and the Eagle (US) fly
The United States will “increasingly seek partnerships with other like-minded countries [in the region] to ensure global stability, security, and prosperity.” In a new volume of collected essays, CFR Senior Fellow Scott Snyder writes that one of the strongest partners for the
LISBON (Reuters) – Angola’s state-controlled oil company Sonangol — the largest single shareholder in Portugal’s Millennium bcp — wants the bank to gain global scale in a restructuring that involves a management shakeup, Expresso weekly said on Saturday. The lender — Portugal’s largest by assets — is hampered at home by the country’s debt…
China is protecting a domestic market for public procurements worth $1.1 trillion, EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht said Thursday as he appealed to Beijing to open up further to global trade.
For Western businesses, doing business in China requires careful navigation of the cultural differences between China and the West.
As the White House releases the 2013 budget, corporate taxation could be an issue where Congress can find compromise in fiscal policy. Both parties agree the current corporate tax regime is inefficient and often disadvantages U.S. businesses globally.
Rick Santorum gave this speech on February 7, 2012, following his wins at the Minnesota caucus and Missouri primary.
Posted on February 12, 2012 at 12:48 pm by FT.com – Energy in. Tweet. Share share E-mail. League’s foreign ministers call for immediate ceasefire in Syria and end to diplomatic co-operation with Damascus. Read more from Financial Times …
The Greek Godot finally arrived. After an interminable wait, the deal has, at last, been done. The government of Prime Minister Lucas Papademos will make further budgets cuts, …
The White House released this fact sheet on ‘harnessing innovation for global development’ (part of President Obama’s Global Development Policy) on February 8, 2012.