The deceptive promise of free trade

Deustch Welle, Published on Jun 6, 2018

Global trade is a hot topic of the G7 summit in Canada. Is free trade truly free – and fair? What roles do US President Trump, economic powerhouse China, and the EU play in global trade?

When it comes to global trade, it would seem that trickery, threats and deception are the order of the day – yet all this takes place largely beyond the reach of the public eye. Donald Trump has made “America First” his agenda and rallying cry. Along with aiming sharp criticism at global export champion Germany, Trump has also introduced punitive tariffs and warned of further measures. Will this fresh wave of protectionism lead to economic isolationism and threaten global free trade? And what about those for whom free trade’s promise of prosperity increasingly rings hollow? Around the world, many people have come to regard themselves as the losers of globalization. If the true winners of free trade and globalization are not ordinary citizens, has the time come to revise the liberal orthodoxy of free trade? This documentary visits Germany, Switzerland, the United States and Cameroon to explore these issues by way of some everyday examples, including the trade in onions, floor tiles, and bicycles.

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What are China’s plans for the Belt and Road initiative in ASEAN?

Series:
– What are China’s plans for the Belt and Road initiative in ASEAN?
– How will China’s New Silk Road shape Myanmar’s economy?
– How will China’s New Silk Road change Thailand and Cambodia?
– How is China’s New Silk Road transforming Vietnam and Laos?

The New Silk Road is China’s grand trillion-dollar strategy to link up 65 countries and 4.4 billion people. How will these developments in Indochina impact the rest of ASEAN?

In this episode, we look at massive cross-border economic zones in Myanmar and Yunnan, ASEAN industrial parks in Guangxi, and an ambitious plan for an information Silk Road which will transform the infocomm sectors of several ASEAN countries.

How will China’s New Silk Road change Thailand and Cambodia?

ChannelNewsAsia

Series:
– What are China’s plans for the Belt and Road initiative in ASEAN?
– How will China’s New Silk Road shape Myanmar’s economy?
– How will China’s New Silk Road change Thailand and Cambodia?
– How is China’s New Silk Road transforming Vietnam and Laos?

The New Silk Road is China’s grand trillion-dollar strategy to link up 65 countries and 4.4 billion people. How will these developments in Indochina impact the rest of ASEAN?

Projects such as spectacular casino resorts and mega high-speed railways are being celebrated in Cambodia and Thailand – but have also caused discontent among some locals.

How will China’s New Silk Road shape Myanmar’s economy?

ChannelNewsAsia

Series:
– What are China’s plans for the Belt and Road initiative in ASEAN?
– How will China’s New Silk Road shape Myanmar’s economy?
– How will China’s New Silk Road change Thailand and Cambodia?
– How is China’s New Silk Road transforming Vietnam and Laos?

The New Silk Road is China’s grand trillion-dollar strategy to link up 65 countries and 4.4 billion people.

In this episode, we look at a massive Chinese petrochemical hub which has been built in Kyaukphyu, Myanmar, close to where the Rohingya crisis is still unfolding. How will this project shape Myanmar’s economy?

Vì sao đối tượng mua bán trẻ sơ sinh ít bị xử lý?

cand – 11:28 22/03/2014

Tội phạm mua bán trẻ sơ sinh ở TP Hồ Chí Minh diễn ra từ khá lâu nhưng số vụ bị phát hiện và bắt giữ thì chỉ đếm trên đầu ngón tay. Nếu như không có vụ bắt được Lê Thị Bích Trâm thì có lẽ đường dây mua bán trẻ sơ sinh khá lớn do Tưởng Đình Thương (thường gọi là Hói, 35 tuổi, quê quán TP Hải Phòng) và Ngô Thị Lan (tự Hồng, 39 tuổi, ngụ phường Nguyễn Thái Bình, quận 1, TP Hồ Chí Minh) cầm đầu còn chưa bị lộ diện.

Một bà mẹ nhẫn tâm bán đi núm ruột của mình.

Tiếp tục đọc “Vì sao đối tượng mua bán trẻ sơ sinh ít bị xử lý?”

Nếu có quyền lực chính trị cao nhất nước…

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Nếu có quyền lực chính trị cao nhất nước, mình sẽ thúc đẩy giáo dục. Mình nghĩ ai cũng hiểu tầm quan trọng của giáo dục với sự phát triển bền vững của đất nước.

Trong giáo dục, mình sẽ đặt giáo dục đại học lên hàng đầu. Giáo dục đại học phát triển sẽ là đầu tàu để kéo các giáo dục khác đi theo, gồm: giáo dục phổ thông, giáo dục tiểu học, giáo dục mầm non…

Để giáo dục đại học phát triển, mình sẽ để đại học có quyền tự trị. Quyền tự trị đại học bao gồm tự trị tổ chức, tự trị tài chính, tự trị nhân sự và tự trị học thuật. Tiếp tục đọc “Nếu có quyền lực chính trị cao nhất nước…”

The 2018 economics Nobel shows we can’t discuss economics without considering climate change

QZ.com

By Nathaniel Keohane

Senior vice president for climate at Environmental Defense Fund

When William Nordhaus won the Nobel prize in economics earlier this month, it ratified climate change into mainstream economics. His pioneering work integrating climate change into models of economic growth has provided a roadmap for a future where the world’s economic health is directly linked to its environmental one.

Bill was my teacher and colleague. His intellect and writing were so sharp that having him participate in our environmental economics seminars was like having Elvis show up to choir practice.

Tiếp tục đọc “The 2018 economics Nobel shows we can’t discuss economics without considering climate change”