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Martin Khor

Khor 1Climate_Change_1 melting_icebergA new climate change agreement is to be adopted in Paris in December, but there are big differences on how to reach a fair deal, and the negotiations are tough.

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Khor 1Hydrocodone with Acetaminophen Tablets on a Prescription FormThis week the World Health Assembly will adopt a global plan to address antibiotic resistance and other forms of antimicrobial resistance, which poses a threat to human health and survival.  But will the plan be implemented?

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Trade_HarbourKhor 1The TPPA negotiations has to conclude in the next few weeks, or be suspended, but it still faces many unsettled issues.

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Khor 1CAKZHQK9The 60th anniversary of the historic Bandung conference of 1955 was marked by a short but meaningful ceremony on 24 April by top political leaders from Asia and Africa, who took the same walk and made the same pledge their predecessors did.  Before that, they concluded a two-day Summit conference in Jakarta.

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Khor 1The birth of new development banks led by developing countries and the failure of the US to block them are signs of the winds of change and rebalancing of economic power, especially in Asia.

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Khor 1Trade_FacilitationAn important legacy of Lee Kuan Yew was the formulation of one of the Asian models that have been driving successful Asian economies forward.

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Khor 1Debt_SustainabilityAs the country’s external debt has become a topic of debate and confusion, it is useful to review the situation.

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Khor 1Human_RightsHalf a year after the ceasefire, life in Gaza is still a living hell, as the promised aid did not come and homeless children die of winter cold.

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Khor 1Marinate_TradeTwo US Congress bills on currency manipulation threaten a new wave of trade protection and may also derail trade agreements like the TPPA.

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EU_CrisisKhor 1A political earthquake in Greece opens new roads either to a resolution to its economic crisis or a very messy situation for Europe and the world economy.

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