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Obama sends Vietnam nuclear deal to Congress (Nuclear power daily)

by Staff Writers Washington (AFP) May 08, 2014 The US Congress on Thursday began its review of a nuclear agreement with Vietnam which advocates say would create billions of dollars in trade but has triggered human rights concerns. President Barack Obama sent to Congress the text of the agreement which would allow the United States … Continue reading

China-Based Hackers Target Law Firms to Get Secret Deal Data (Bloomberg)

By Michael A. Riley and Sophia Pearso China-based hackers looking to derail the $40 billion acquisition of the world’s largest potash producer by an Australian mining giant zeroed in on offices on Toronto’s Bay Street, home of the Canadian law firms handling the deal. Over a few months beginning in September 2010, the hackers rifled … Continue reading

Dangers, opportunities in Kim Jong-il’s death (Desert Dispatch)

The Orange County Register The death of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-il presents both dangers and opportunities for America. The dangers come from the instability in the North Korean regime, which with Cuba is the last of the old, hard-core communist regimes. Every other communist regime — China, Russia, Vietnam, etc. — has switched to … Continue reading

Nato attack condemned in KP (The News International)

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Minister Mian Iftikhar Hussain and leaders of other political parties on Saturday condemned the Nato air raids on Pakistani border security posts in Mohmand Agency. In a statement, the minister said that the act would sabotage the ongoing efforts against terrorism in the region.

Few hundred protesters take to Honolulu streets (Maui News)

By AUDREY McAVOY , The Associated Press HONOLULU – A few hundred protesters marched in Waikiki on Saturday as leaders of Pacific Rim nations gathered for a summit to discuss free trade agreements and other issues. People pounded on drums and chanted slogans as they peacefully walked on sidewalks from a Honolulu park to reach … Continue reading

Taiwan’s desire for TPP membership gets positive reactions (Taiwan News)

Taiwan’s desire for TPP membership gets positive reactions (Taiwan News)

Japan Arrests Chinese Fishing Boat Captain, Fujimura Says (Business Week)

By Takashi Hirokawa and Daniel Ten Kate (Adds details on previous dispute in fourth paragraph.) Nov. 7 (Bloomberg) — Japan’s Coast Guard yesterday arrested the captain of a Chinese fishing boat for refusing inspection, Chief Cabinet Secretary Osamu Fujimura said. Japan informed the Chinese government, which has yet to react to the incident, Fujimura told … Continue reading

China wants Europe to solve its own problems (Sydney Morning Herald )

LONDON: China has stressed it will not be a ”saviour” to Europe as the Chinese President, Hu Jintao, embarks on an official visit to the continent that will take in Thursday’s crucial Group of 20 summit in Cannes. The warning came as the European Commission President, Jose Manuel Barroso, and the European Council President, Herman … Continue reading

Sarkozy Attacked in France for Seeking China’s Help for Europe (Bloomberg)

Oct. 31 (Bloomberg) — French President Nicolas Sarkozy came under fire from opposition leaders for seeking China’s help to resolve the euro area’s debt crisis. “It’s shocking,” Martine Aubry, the general secretary of the Socialist Party, said in the Sunday newspaper, Journal du Dimanche. “The Europeans, by turning to the Chinese, are showing their weakness. … Continue reading

India needs to keep East China Sea Lanes Open (Frontier India News Network)

India needs to keep East China Sea Lanes Open (Frontier India News Network)

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