Tag: Regional trade

Pointing a finger at fellow economists for backlash to trade

WASHINGTON — Many mainstream economists say they're appalled by President Donald Trump's threats to trash trade agreements and tax imports in a blunt-force drive...
Economists expect modest boost from tax cuts

WASHINGTON — Economists expect a tax overhaul to provide a modest boost to the U.S. economy but are increasingly worried that a rewrite of...
Former ASEAN Secretary-General Surin Pitsuwan dead at age 68

BANGKOK — Former Association of Southeast Asian Nations Secretary-General Surin Pitsuwan has died in Thailand. He was 68. ...
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MEXICO CITY — The United States' trade representative has expressed concerns on a lack of progress in the renegotiation of the North American Free...
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MANILA, Philippines — Despite President Donald Trump's lobby for stronger punitive actions against North Korea, only "some" Asia-Pacific leaders condemned Pyongyang's development of nuclear...
Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands,...
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ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Economists say Michigan's economy would likely absorb the effects of possible changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement fairly...
Former Malaysian PM: Current government ‘must go’

BANGKOK — The man who led Malaysia through the final two decades of the 20th century and has waded back into its politics in...
Activists praise Trudeau’s comments about Duterte crackdown

MANILA, Philippines — Human rights advocates praised Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for publicly expressing concerns about the Philippine president's deadly crackdown on illegal...
ASEAN shuns mention of China’s new islands, arbitration loss

MANILA, Philippines — Southeast Asian nations avoided mention Thursday of China's construction of islands in the South China Sea and a U.N.-linked arbitration ruling...

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