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  1. FILE PHOTO: The German share price index DAX graph at the stock exchange in Frankfurt

    Airline stocks lift European equities after Brexit delay

    Airline stocks helped European shares advance on Thursday after European Union leaders gave Britain another six months to leave the bloc, while ...
  2. International Monetary Fund warned world leaders that protectionist measures will not work

    Commentary: Ready or not, Globalisation 4.0 is upon us

    New global norms, standards, policies, and conventions are needed to safeguard public trust, says Klaus Schwab.
  3. Chinese Vice Premier Hu Chunhua talks with Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc during their

    China vice premier says protectionism in trade must be rejected

    Chinese Vice Premier Hu Chunhua said on Wednesday countries should "categorically reject" protectionism in trade.
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    Commentary: US steel, aluminium tariffs about to get uglier – for unintended reasons

    China supplies just 2 per cent of America’s steel – whereas Canada, Australia and Europe depend on access to US markets, says one observer from ...
  5. singapore: imagining the next 50 years

    Local universities roll out common course on Singapore's future

    Named Singapore: Imagining the Next 50 Years, the course aims to get students to think about issues of national interest, like security threats ...
  6. German Chancellor Merkel makes speech during CDU New Year reception in Mainz

    German Chancellor Merkel warns Trump against protectionism

    Asked if she believed 'protectionist tendencies' by Trump could pose a threat, Merkel recalled the example of the 2008 global financial crisis, ...
  7. APEC Peru

    Asia-Pacific leaders defend trade against Trump tide

    Asia-Pacific leaders are expected to send a strong message in defense of free trade Sunday (Nov 20) as they wrap up a summit that has been ...
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    I'll tax US goods if Trump reneges on trade deals, says France's Sarkozy

    Sarkozy said on Tuesday he would tax U.S. imports if Washington turned its back on international trade and climate accords under Donald Trump.
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    IMF warns of protectionist threat to global growth

    The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday said protectionist political trends risked "turning back the clock" on free trade, warning of a ...
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    IMF chief says 'get-tough' politicians threaten trade

    "There is a growing risk of politicians seeking office by promising to 'get tough' with foreign trade partners through punitive tariffs or other ...