World Trade Organization

Type: Organization
Name: World Trade Organization (WTO)
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Tailored, Not Tinkered

Narendra Modi didn’t bother to tweak policies to please any bloc. Regional stability and local economic growth topped his agenda 100 Days of ModiIn the final years of UPA II, American diplomats and corporations had begun to use the expression, ‘India ... [Published Open - 16 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

French socialists urged to consider end of 35-hour week by former WTO chief | World news

Pascal Lamy is urging France's Socialist party to consider ending the 35-hour week to help fight unemployment. Photograph: Kham/Reuters An attempt by the French prime minister to shut down debate on the 35-hour week appeared to flounder on Friday as the ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 12 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

The former head of the WTO: Ukraine should not impose the choice between Russia and the West

Settlement downs in relations between Russia and the West, accompanied by the introduction of mutual punishment is through the decision of the Ukrainian question, while Ukraine should not impose an unambiguous choice between one of the parties, said the ... [Published RIN.ru - 18 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

India takes on the World Trade Organization

India has come under heavy criticism for blocking the implementation of a World Trade Organisation (WTO) agreement reached at Bali in December 2013. Proponents celebrated the Bali ‘package’ as a long-awaited achievement by the WTO, which had failed to ... [Published New Internationalist - 16 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

Clouds of trade war on Eastern European horizons: the need for new leadership

Guest contribution by Jean-Pierre LehmannSo many of our dreams of the euphoric 1990s are currently being shattered. Back then, with the fall of the Berlin Wall and creation of the World Trade Organization (WTO), coupled with the EU expansion into Central ... [Published Security & Defence Agenda - 16 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

WTO ex-director general calls for reforming Ukraine

PARIS, August 29. /ITAR-TASS/. World Trade Organization (WTO) former director-general Pascal Lamy on Friday called for reforming Ukraine.“Ukraine has to be reformed. Today Ukraine is not a state,” Lamy said. “One can talk about this country with the same ... [Published Itar Tass - 16 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

EU May File WTO Complaint over Russia's Food Embargo

The EU may file legal action the World Trade Organization (WTO) over the Russian food embargo, according to EU Trade Commissioner Karel de Gucht.De Gucht said in an interview for German newspaper Frankfurter Algemeine Zeitung that the complaint was being ... [Published Sofia News Agency - 20 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 5 reports

EU planning to lodge complaint at the WTO about Russia's reciprocal sanctions

BERLIN, August 29. /ITAR-TASS/. The European Union is planning to lodge a complaint at the World Trade Organization (WTO) about Russia's embargo on the import of European foodstuffs as a measure to reciprocate the West's sanctions over the situation in ... [Published Itar Tass - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Jobs, consumer protection and Africa on WTO agenda

The sessions will be organised by a range of participants, including businesses, academia, media institutions, law firms, nongovernmental organisations and international organisations. The topics to be debated include how trade can help foster growth ... [Published Engineering News - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Japan, India to ink rare earths deal

Tokyo and New Delhi will next week sign an agreement that will see around 2,000 tons of rare earths imported from India, a report said yesterday, as Japan looks to diversify supply away from China.Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Indian counterpart ... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Aug 28 2014]
Entities: Rare Earth, Japan, India
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Modi and Clegg meet in India to discuss clean energy collaboration

India’s new Prime Minister Narendra Modi and British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg met in India on Monday and discussed collaboration between the two countries on renewable energy generation and emissions reduction.Modi (pictured right) called for ... [Published Climate Action - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

WTO must re-invent policies to ensure robust trade globally

There is a need to look at the World Trade Organisation's vision again as countries look to shift from a multilateral platform to a plurilateral one, says TS Vishwanath. The Geneva-based multilateral trade body has over the years focussed mainly on the ... [Published rediff.com - Aug 28 2014]

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"Our stand is crystal clear – we want peace in Ukraine which can only be attained through broad national dialogue in which all regions and all political forces of the country must participate" Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in an interview
Detroit, 1967: In 1965 the first order given by Regular Army General John L Throckmorton when he took command over all forces in Detroit was "to have all Guardsmen unload their weapons and put the ammunition in their pockets." The troops also were ordered to reload their weapons only on orders of an officer, and to stop firing their weapons at looters...
...the main tasks of HTA was to help the city tourism department increase the competitiveness of the city's and country's tourism sector, Hong said. "The city could lose its competitive advantage in tourism if it doesn't develop a more comprehensive strategy" she added
"We have to stress on cleanliness, sanitation. By 2019 we must ensure a Swacch Bharat. Modi went on to say, "Dignity of women is our responsibility. We have to ensure that we provide toilets for all.""

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