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Partyforumseasia strategy-wise: In Southeast Asia private campaign and party donations are certainly not coming in smaller amounts from millions of citizens. The millions here are more investments by cronies and businesses interested in government contacts and contracts. 246 more words
Good piece in The Economist on some of the challenges within Islam regarding radicalization and extremism:
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Complicating attempts to shore up traditional sources of authority is the fact that the establishment is precisely what many extremists reject.
So, the big day is here. India’s budget for the financial year 2015-16 would be presented by the finance minister Mr. Arun Jaitlley. Lots of expectations abound as people await the first, full-time, budget of BJP, first party with an absolute majority in the last 30 years. 659 more words
THE LAST few weeks have seen a flurry of good data about the America economy. Firms added more than 1m new jobs, in net terms, in the three months to January, the best showing since 1997. At 5.7%, America’s unemployment rate is now one of the lowest in the OECD, a club of mostly rich countries. GDP data, released this morning, shows that the economy expanded at an annual rate of 2.2% in the fourth quarter of 2014—one of the fastest growth rates in the OECD. 170 more words