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Wednesday, 22 May 2019 00:03 WIB

In a major concession, British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday offered U.K. lawmakers the chance to vote on whether to hold a new referendum on the country's membership in the European Union ” but only if it backs her thrice-rejected Brexit agreement. May made the offer as part of attempts to persuade Parliament to back a divorce agreement that will allow the U.K. to leave the EU in an orderly fashion. She plans to ask the House of Commons to vote in early June on a withdrawal agreement bill, in what she called a "last chance" to seal a Brexit deal. In a speech Tuesday, May said...

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Trump Denies Trade Talks with China Have Collapsed
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 09:37 WIB | Global

U.S. President Donald Trump is denying trade talks with China have collapsed and is characterizing what many are calling a trade war between the worlds two largest economies as œa little squabble. œWe have a dialogue going. Itll always continue, Trump said Tuesday morning in response to a question from VOA on the White House south lawn before boarding the Marine One helicopter. œWe had a deal that was very close and they broke it. Earlier, Trump said an agreement could be reached œwhen the time is right, but not unless Washington can narrow last years $419...

US Authorities Arrest 50 in Alleged Marriage Fraud Scheme
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 23:41 WIB | Global

U.S. authorities say they have arrested 50 people in connection with what prosecutors are calling a "large-scale marriage fraud scheme" aimed at circumventing immigration laws. According to a grand jury indictment filed last week, the scheme operated out of the southern state of Texas and includes people located both there and Vietnam. The court filings lay out an arrangement in which those wanting to gain permanent resident status in the United States paid between $50,000 and $70,000 to an organization led by Ashley Yen Nguyen. Those people would then be matched with a U.S. citizen...

Erdogan Fights to Keep Control of Istanbul
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 18:54 WIB | Global

Ekrem Imamoglu caused a political earthquake in recent local elections in Turkey when he won the Istanbul mayorship, ending 25 years of domination by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. However, in a controversial move, Turkey's election board annulled the March vote and ordered a re-run. Now the ousted mayor is at the center of a political storm. Imamoglu, of the opposition Republican People's Party (CHP), claims his short tenure was enough to uncover gross overspending and waste by the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), ammunition that he is set to use in the June 23 re-vote. During...

China Imposes Tariffs on $60 Billion in US Exports
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 08:09 WIB | Global

China says it is imposing tariffs on $60 billion worth of imports from the United States, retaliating after President Donald Trump boosted taxes on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods sent to the United States and moved to impose duties on another $300 billion of Chinese exports. The Chinese finance ministry said Monday its new 5% to 25% tax would be imposed June 1 and affect 5,140 U.S. products exported to China. Beijing said its response was targeting "U.S. unilateralism and trade protectionism." "China will never succumb to foreign pressure," the foreign ministry said. "We are...

UAE: Sabotage on 4 Commercial Ships in Gulf of Oman
Monday, 13 May 2019 19:18 WIB | Global

The United Arab Emirates says four commercial ships were subjected to "sabotage operations" Sunday near its territorial waters in the Gulf of Oman. Authorities gave no details, however, on what kind of sabotage they suspect or to whom the ships belong, other than saying they were of different nationalities. They say no one was hurt and no chemicals or fuel were spilled from the ships. The UAE did deny Iranian and Lebanese news reports of explosions at the port of Fujairah and added "media outlets must be responsible and rely on official sources." The UAE says international bodies are...

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POLITICS
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SECURITIES
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