Daily Archives: May 19, 2015

Secretary's Remarks: The World Wants What America Makes

SECRETARY KERRY: Pat, thank you very, very much. I beg your slight indulgence at the beginning of this because I’m suffering from those air miles. (Laughter.) Actually, it’s a combination of allergy and a cold, and I don’t recommend it

South Asian Bangladeshi, Rohingya migrants caught in 'watery graveyard' (Toronto Star)

May 19, 2015 By Jillian Kestler-D’Amours   The route has been described as a “ watery graveyard.” And the images of South Asian migrants held on smuggling boats for weeks at sea show just how harrowing the

Manulife U.S. Regional Bank Trust Announces Monthly Distribution For Class A and Class U Units (PR Newswire)

TSX/NYSE/PSE : MFC  SEHK : 945 TORONTO, May 19, 2015 /CNW/ – Manulife U.S. Regional Bank Trust (the “Fund”) (TSX:MBK.UN) announced today that a monthly cash distribution in the amount of C$0.04160 per Class A Unit of the Fund and

Manulife Floating Rate Senior Loan Fund Announces Monthly Distribution for Class A and Class U Units (PR Newswire)

TSX/NYSE/PSE: MFC SEHK:945 TORONTO, May 19, 2015 /CNW/ – Manulife Floating Rate Senior Loan Fund (the “Fund”) (TSX:MFR.UN) announced today that a monthly cash distribution in the amount of C$0.05625 per Class A Unit of the Fund and US$0.05625 per

South-East Asia leaders urged to protect migrants

19 May 2015 Listen / Indonesian fishermen have rescued hundreds of Bangladeshis and Rohingya from Myanmar in May, including these children. Photo: UNHCR The leaders of Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand, have been urged by senior United Nations officials to protect


With completely different graphics and a new format, Agi Agenzia Giornalistica Italia has presented at the International Book Fair in Turin the new Dialogue, entirely dedicated to Expo Milano 2015 and to the relationships between Italy and Gulf Countries. Rome,

Indonesian fishermen told not to help migrant boats (dpa German Press Agency)

Jakarta (dpa) – The Indonesian military told local fishermen not to help boats carrying migrants and refugees land unless they were sinking, a spokesman said Tuesday, adding that passengers may have been deliberately thrown overboard to attract attention. Thousands of

GVL Oil Mill – Welcoming News After Ebola in Liberia (allAfrica.com)

When news broke last Thursday that the Asian Oil Palm giant Golden Veroleum Liberia had signed a US$20.984M contract for the construction of its Oil Palm Mill in Sinoe County, the south-eastern region shook awakening to the dawning of a

Oil Glut Worsens As Opec Market Share Battle Begins – Report (allAfrica.com)

Nigeria may find it difficult to finance the 2015 budget going by the impending global oil glut. At a benchmark of $65 per barrel, it will be hard to fulfill its budgetary obligations due to the dwindling revenue occasioned by

UN urges South East Asian countries to do more for migrants at sea (euronews)

Stranded at sea, an estimated 4,000 men, women and children from Myanmar and Bangladesh have been left adrift with dwindling supplies, some for more than 40 days. The UN slammed Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand for preventing migrants from reaching land