A No-Go for the US-What is TPP and why it failed

A No-Go for the US-What is TPP and why it failed

Anna Kucirkova Meta: The United States recently withdrew from the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Why? And what are the ramifications for the US economy? Here’s what you need to know. During the 2016 presidential campaign, plenty of rhetoric surrounded the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Much of the debate centred on whether Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement was a good or bad deal for the United…

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Editorial One – Terrorists must be brought to justice

Issue 410 March 1, 2019 The dastardly attack in Pulwama District of Jammu & Kashmir in India on February 14, 2019 has shocked the world with most leaders condemning this extreme act of terrorism. More than 40 soldiers of the Central Reserve Police were killed, many others injured in this incident, responsibility for which has been claimed by Jaish e-Muhammed…

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Select Committee No-Show a lost opportunity

Daniela Maoate-Cox This week, an early morning bust-up between Labour Party MPs and National MPs meant that some of the public missed out on participating in a parliamentary process. In a nutshell, the Finance and Expenditure Select Committee was scheduled to meet at 8 am on Wednesday to begin hearing submissions on the Budget Policy Statement 2019 and end at 2 pm after discussing a taxation…

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‘Healthier alternatives’ to cigarette smoking gain attention

‘Healthier alternatives’ to cigarette smoking gain attention

Philip Morris rolls out IQOS in New Zealand Venkat Raman New Zealand is fast becoming a ‘Smoke-free country,’ and with increasing restrictions on lighting up in public places (shortly in private vehicles as well), the only place left may be your own home. From offices, restaurants, hotel lobbies and guest rooms to parks, pubs and restrooms, there are more limitations…

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