Introduction to special issue on Hong Kong Politics The 1st of July will mark twenty years since the handover of Hong Kong. Economically, politically, and diplomatically, a lot has changed. China now occupies a prominent position on the world stage, and China’s economic development has continued apace.
CONFIRMED: National airline to begin operations in 2017 Hadi Sirika, minister of aviation, says Nigeria will have a very strong, viable national airline before the end of 2017. Speaking to journalists in Abuja on Wednesday, Sirika said the project would be private sector driven, and the federal government may
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Macron Vows 'Deep Change' In French Politics French president Emmanuel Macron vowed to uphold his campaign promises to bring about deep changes in France during a joint parliamentary session Monday at the Palace of Versailles. One of his first measures would be to lift the state of emergency that has
Week In Politics: Senate GOP Health Care Bill, Georgia Special Election NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with our regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution, and David Brooks of The New York Times, about the Senate Republican health care bill, the special election in Georgia, and the
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hosted national sports awardees, including Rio Olympics silver medallist P.V. Sindhu and bronze winner Sakshi Malik, at his 7 Race Course Road residence here. The Prime Minister greeted the athletes on the eve of the
Trump's Indonesian business partner slapped with travel ban JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Authorities in Indonesia have issued a travel ban against the Indonesian business partner of President Donald Trump after he was accused of threatening a deputy attorney general, officials said Monday. Billionaire Hary
Polish leader to talk security, business, energy with Trump Polish President Andrzej Duda says he will hold talks on the "very concrete issues" of security, energy and economic cooperation with visiting U.S. President Donald Trump. Trump arrives in Warsaw on Wednesday night. On Thursday, he will hold talks with
Niece of France's Le Pen held as rising star quits politics PARIS – The niece of defeated far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen announced Tuesday that she's leaving political life, at least temporarily, citing "personal and political reasons." Marion Marechal-Le Pen had been seen as a rising star