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Bill Shorten meets workers at Cairns forum

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Trade Is a Matter of Survival for China, by Jim Rickards

The impetus for everything the Chinese government does to “manage” the economy is political: keeping the Chinese government in power. From Jim Rickards at thedailyreckoning.com: 422 more words


3 Apr 2018 (AFR) - China slaps tariffs on US in warning shot to Trump

(3 April 2018, AFR, p13, by Chris Buckley)

‘The Chinese government hit back Monday at President Donald Trump’s tariffs on steel and aluminum by acting on a threat to put tariffs as high as 25 percent on imports of 128 US-made products, including pork and seamless steel pipes. 76 more words

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Trump's new China tariffs protect US intellectual property—but hobble innovation

Donald Trump just announced plans to slap nearly $50 billion worth of tariffs on Chinese goods—punishment against China for its unfair trade policies. With China… 539 more words

China’s Economy Is Not Normal. It Doesn’t Have to Be.


The New York Times
MARCH 13, 2018

Credit: Matt Chase

WASHINGTON — China’s extraordinary growth over the past few decades has spawned two major lines of analysis.  1,570 more words

Townsville’s exorbitant airfare costs

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OPPOSITION Leader Bill Shorten has written to the chief executives of ­Australia\u2019s biggest airlines demanding they reduce the cost of flights in regional ­Queensland. 4,013 more words

Bill Shorten

China takes a bite out of Apple privacy claims

What happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object? We may be witnessing the answer with Apple, a long-time privacy advocate, acceding to Chinese demands on access to its iCloud services in the country. 1,114 more words