Daily Archive: January 20, 2018

Jan
20

While political prisoners released, Myanmar’s judicial reforms stall

YANGON (Reuters) – Hundreds of political prisoners have been released from Myanmar’s jails in amnesties in recent years, including dozens freed in January 2016, days before democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi’s party took power for the first time.

Jan
20

North Korean delegation arrives in South Korea for Olympics prep

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korean music and arts officials arrived in South Korea on Sunday, the first of a series of visits to prepare for the North’s last-minute participation in next month’s Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Jan
20

The World

Markets are setting records against a background of strengthening economic growth. Concerns such as monetary policy, productivity, automation and loss of trust in institutions still demand answers

Jan
20

Protection and demography in emerging markets threaten growth engine

Developing economies are enjoying an upturn but structural problems in global trade are lying in wait

Jan
20

The monetary policy trick is managing a return to ‘normal’

Big questions to be answered concern timing, consequences and even what is meant by ‘normalisation’

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