【六四28年】冷漠切割才是變相維穩 (28th Anniversary of June Fourth: Simply by indifferently cutting ties with 06 4, a disguised form of balance maintenance is achieved)
Mingpao, June 9, 2017
观察：郭文贵爆料能否撼动“习王体制”(Observation: Could Guo Wengui’s exposures shake “Xi-Wang structure”? )
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 8, 2017
Ought to a country limit unskilled immigrant workers to safeguard national productivity development?
There are about 245 mil migrants worldwide – around 3% of the world population. Roughly one-fifth are tertiary educated. Middle-income countries have a smaller proportion of migrants than high-income countries (about 1% versus 12%). But for a number of middle-income countries with more immigrants than other people, there is uneasiness about relying on not skilled foreigners as they strive to leap from low-wage labor and imitation in order to high-skilled labor and innovation. You can find palpable concerns in Malaysia, for instance , with some 2 . 1 million registered immigrants – about 7% from the population – and likely over 1 million undocumented immigrants. Elements reached a crescendo early last year when all new hiring of unskilled foreign workers was suspended because the Malaysian government re-evaluated the management and need for foreign workers. The particular freeze was subsequently lifted intended for select sectors amid complaints associated with labor shortages.
Developing countries made considerable gains during the 2000s, resulting in a large reduction in extreme poverty and a significant expansion of the middle class. More recently that progress has slowed—and the prognosis is for a lot of same, given an environment of poor global trade, a lack of jobs coupled with skills mismatches, greater income inequality, unprecedented population aging in more potent countries, and youth bulges within the poorer ones. As a result, developing nations are unlikely to close the development gap anytime soon.
Xinjiang woman detained for sharing praise for Allah on social media—reports
Hong Kong Free Press, May ten, 2017
Prices for most industrial commodities, notably energy and alloys, are projected to rise in 2017 while agricultural prices are expected to remain stable, the World Bank says in its April 2017 Commodity Markets View.
Closely watched commodity future trading prices are forecast to rise to an average of $55 per barrel or clip (bbl) over 2017 from $43/bbl in 2016, climbing to $60/bbl next year. The forecast is unrevised since October and reflects the particular balancing effects of production cuts agreed by the Organization of Petroleum Transferring Countries (OPEC) and other producers on a single side and a faster-than-expected rebound in the U. S. shale oil industry on the other. World oil need is growing strongly, although at a slower pace than the 2015 spike triggered by lower oil prices.
Long one of the world’s most unequal countries, Brazil surprised pundits by recording a massive reduction in household income inequality in the last couple of decades. Between 1995 and 2012, the country’s Gini coefficient for household incomes fell by seven points, from 0.59 to 0.52. (For comparison, all of the inequality increase in the United States between 1967 and 2011 amounted to eight Gini points – according to this study.)
China’s Xi urges trade cooperation in first meeting with Trump
Reuters, April 7, 2017
Trump hails ‘tremendous’ progress within talks with China’s Xi
BBC, April 7, 2017
Dinner-time airstrike leaves China having to reassess Trump
The particular Guardian, April 7, 2017
China’s press has been relatively mute around the Trump-Xi summit—here’s why
CNBC, April 7, 2017
Spotlight: Xi, Trump engage in deep-going, pleasant, long-time talks at Mar-a-Lago vacation resort
Xinhua, April 7, 2017
习近平同特朗普开始举行中美元首会晤 (Xi Jinping, Donald Trump begin Sino-U. S. summit)
Xinhua, April seven, 2017
Trump: ‘Tremendous Progress’ Constructed with China’s Xi
Voice of America, April 7, 2017
HRIC statement: U. S. -China Summit: ‘Human Rights with Chinese Characteristics’ Hurt Chinese and United states people
Human Legal rights in China, April 4, 2017
What Exactly Will Trump and Xi Discuss at Mar-a-Lago?
Pacific Standard, April 6, 2017
Countries in the South Asian countries Region (SAR) face a number of functional and economic challenges as they seek to keep up with rapidly growing electricity demands. Our analysis finds that increased regional electricity trade facilitated by expanded cross-border transmitting interconnections among SAR countries can contribute significantly to alleviating these challenges . Cross-border electricity industry could save as much as US$94 billion (in present value terms) in the area during the 2015-2040 period. It would slow up the regional power sector CO2 emissions during the period by 8% also without pro-active measures to reduce CARBON DIOXIDE or harmful local pollutants. Moreover, significantly increasing cross-border interconnection plus trade will necessitate taking measures that inevitably will reduce substantial existing inefficiencies in national power systems in the region, as well.