Media Watch

'19Jan
29

Maduro rival says taking control of Venezuela's foreign assets

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — Venezuela's self-proclaimed acting president Juan Guaido said yesterday he was taking control of the country's foreign assets as he piled pressure on leader Nicolas Maduro by calling for...
'19Jan
29

U.S. charges China's Huawei with conspiring to violate Iran sanctions

The United States on Monday announced criminal charges against China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, escalating a fight with the world's biggest telecommunications equipment maker and coming days before trade talks...
'19Jan
28

Trump hits Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro in pocketbook

The Trump administration slapped new sanctions Monday against Venezuelan’s state-owned oil company in its latest effort to push out President Nicolás Maduro and install new leadership under National Assembly chief...
'19Jan
28

Risch won’t publicly hammer Trump with foreign relations committee gavel

New Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chair Jim Risch won’t publicly bash President Donald Trump the way predecessor Bob Corker publicly, famously did over disagreements on international policy.It’s not the low-...
'19Jan
28

Twitter diplomacy: How three former Trump rivals influence foreign policy

Three years ago, Marco Rubio, Rand Paul and Lindsey Graham were fighting to stay in Donald Trump’s orbit as he pulled away in the Republican presidential primary.Now, the three senators with distinct foreign policy...
'19Jan
28

TRUMP’S ‘CANNY FOE’: The woman who brought the president to his knees

But it’s come at a cost, with many of the President’s allies walking away feeling outplayed after the 35-day lapse in funding.Mr Trump has emerged even less popular than he was before the shutdown began, with a new...
'19Jan
28

Trump: There is Less Than a 50% Chance of a Deal to Fund the Wall

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says there is less than a 50 percent chance congressional negotiators can put together deal to fund a southern border wall that he will accept.Trump told The Wall Street Journal...
'19Jan
27

Commentary: Countries are not responding well to automation

HONG KONG: In the 21st century, governments cannot ignore how changes in technology will affect employment and political stability.The automation of work – principally through robotics, artificial intelligence (AI...
'19Jan
27

Venezuela allows U.S. diplomats to stay, defusing showdown

ASSOCIATED PRESS Opposition National Assembly leader Juan Guaido, who declared himself interim president, greets supporters as he arrives to attend Mass at a church in Caracas,...
'19Jan
27

Analysis: Give 1st round to Pelosi in shutdown skirmish

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the year's first test of divided government, give round one to Nancy Pelosi. And it wasn't really competitive.When the record 35-day partial federal shutdown began before Christmas, Pelosi had...

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