Monthly Archives: January 2015

Minister Fast Promotes Canada as a Strong Trading Partner at World Economic Forum

Canada’s pro-export plan, reinforced by the Canada-European Union and Canada-South Korea trade agreements, makes it a top investment destination

January 24, 2015 - Davos, Switzerland - Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada

The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, today concluded

ISIS Targeting Educated Women

A dire new warning from the UN. “The UN on Tuesday decried numerous executions of civilians in Iraq by the Islamic State group, warning that educated women appeared to be especially at risk…Numerous other women have also reportedly been

Speeches: Economic Diplomacy: How Business, Economic Ties and Trade Can Strengthen National Security

Thank you, Nelson, for that introduction. And thank you Paul for inviting me to talk about something that is very important to me: how our economic agenda is working to keep America safe and prosperous.

Before I go further, I’d like

Arab League to Push for New Palestinian U.N. Resolution

Arab League to Push for New Palestinian U.N. Resolution Thu 15 Jan 2015 at 18:48 NNA - The Arab League said on Thursday it will seek to shore up international support for another attempt to obtain a U.N. resolution on ending Israel's

Philippine Catholic Church struggl

Philippine Catholic Church struggles with social costs of labour migration by Rosemarie Francisco Thu 15 Jan 2015 at 08:47 NNA - Almost 5,000 Filipinos left their homes every day between 2010 and 2013 to seek work overseas, government data shows, mos...

Political preference crowding out enterprise in Malaysia

Author: Hwok-Aun Lee, University of Malaya

Malaysia’s government-linked companies (GLCs) are, relatively speaking, among the most extensive and powerful in the world in terms of capitalisation, market presence and socio-political mandate.

GLCs reportedly comprise 36 per cent of the Malaysian

FINANCE MINISTER CHAIRS MEETING TO REVIEW PROPOSED AVIATION POLICY

FINANCE MINISTER CHAIRS MEETING TO REVIEW PROPOSED AVIATION POLICY
Press Release No: 99
Dated: 1/13/2015

The Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar here at the Finance Ministry late Monday, chaired a meeting to review the proposed Aviation Policy.

At the outset of the meeting Special

PRESS RELEASE: SINKING OF MALAYSIAN FISHING VESSEL BY INDONESIAN AUTHORITIES, 9 JAN 2015

The tricky economic tasks facing Najib Razak

Author: Shankaran Nambiar, MIER

After a year of solid achievement on the economic front, Malaysia’s leaders will face difficult circumstances as they implement reform in 2015.

One of the more impressive achievements of the Malaysian government in 2014 was the resolve it

Airliners should report position every 15 min, suggests UN aviation body

8 Jan 2015

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Celebrating 70 years of the Chicago Convention – ICAO

Passenger planes should start reporting their position every 15 minutes, according to a proposal by the UN aviation