Thu, 16 May 2019 01:00
Philippine trade groups laud polls
As Filipinos elected mostly administration allies as legislators, hopes are high that the 2019 national budget impasse—which had impacted sharply on the country’s economic growth in the first quarter—will be a thing of the past.
Mon, 13 May 2019 01:00
Thai election impasse? Look to Europe for inspiration
Imagine a national football league in which all games have been played, all wins, losses, goals for and against have been recorded, and yet no one can work out who came top.
Tue, 30 Apr 2019 01:00
The Great Brexit Betrayal – latter-day Cromwell urgently needed
Re: “No laws broken yet on Brexit, but impasse may require another vote”, Letters, April 27.
Mon, 29 Apr 2019 01:00
No laws broken yet on Brexit, but impasse may require another vote
Re: “UK govt appears to be breaking its own laws”, Letters, April 27-28.
Thu, 24 Jan 2019 14:34
Trump delays speech until government shutdown ends
Washington - US President Donald Trump backed down late Wednesday in a spat with Democrats over his State of the Union address, agreeing to delay it until government shutdown ends, although the more than month-long impasse dragged on.
Sun, 23 Dec 2018 01:00
Partial government shutdown over budget impasse grips US capital
An air of chaos enveloped Washington Saturday as the US government kicked off the holidays by partially shutting down, following the failure of leaders to pass a federal spending bill as negotiations stalled over Donald Trump's demand for money to build a US-Mexico border wall.
Sat, 03 Nov 2018 07:05
Global stocks rally ends amid doubts of imminent US-China deal
Hopes for a speedy resolution to the US-China trade impasse lifted Asian stocks early Friday but gave way to doubts later in the global trading day that pushed Wall Street lower.
Mon, 10 Sep 2018 01:00
ANALYSIS: Principle of voluntary cooperation not helping tackle climate change
"Building on the progress made so far, countries now need to take a decisive step forward in preparing the ambitious and balanced outcome that we need in Katowice [Poland],” executive secretary of UN Climate Change, Patricia Espinosa, said at a press conference in Bangkok on Monday, ahead of the week-long Climate Conference in Bangkok, which ended on Sunday.
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 09:05
Political scientists see possibility of post-poll PM selection process failing
After a coup and a new Constitution written in an attempt to steer the country clear of its political impasse, political scientists still see the possibility of continued gridlock after the coming general election.
Wed, 20 Dec 2017 01:00
PM to use Article 44 to break impasse over political parties
DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR VITAL ORGANISING MOVES WHILE BAN ON ACTIVITIES REMAINS
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 01:00
Meechai suggests legal amendment to solve impasse on political ban
AMENDING the organic law governing political parties has been suggested as a solution to the impasse over the junta’s refusal to lift the ban on political gatherings.
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 16:03
Amendment ‘could solve political-ban issue’
Amending the organic law governing political parties has been suggested as a solution to the impasse over the junta’s refusal to life the ban on political gatherings.
Sun, 23 Jul 2017 01:00
Moon’s offer of talks brings hope of an end to impasse
It remains to be seen how Pyongyang will respond to Seoul’s formal overture for dialogue.
Thu, 01 Jun 2017 01:00
Way out of Japan-China impasse is to take history as a mirror
An important outcome of Beijing and Tokyo’s just concluded fourth high-level political talks was that both underscored the need to approach the other as a potential partner rather than a threat.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 01:00
Greek drama could be getting a fresh ‘remake’ this year
THE SUMMER of 2015 saw the climax of the Greek debt crisis when the protracted impasse between the newly elected, radical-left Greek government and its European creditors ended with a referendum of Greek voters that decisively rejected the terms of an international bailout.