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THE verdict of history is that the trade war that's now raging between the United States and China will lead to no good - with consequences that could go well beyond trade and threaten the world's...

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EVEN before record rainfalls and super-typhoons hit much of East Asia last year, the cost of natural disasters in the region was soaring. A UN report found that from 2007 to 2016 the damage from...

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I'D like to make an important announcement to New York retailers: NEW JERSEY HAS AGREED TO IMMEDIATELY BEGIN BUYING LARGE QUANTITIES OF WHITEFISH SALAD FROM OUR GREAT PATRIOT GOURMET MARKETS.

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WE live in an age obsessed with economic inequality. There is too much of it, most people seem to agree. After Donald Trump - his personality, behaviour and policies - inequality may well become...

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THE NINE-year economic recovery is dead. Long live the recovery.

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THE decision by China and the United States to have negotiators meet in Buenos Aires ahead of a Dec 1 meeting between President Xi Jinping and Donald Trump suggests that the two sides feel that a...