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Obama Trade Dilemma: Scant Support From Democrats
weekend. At first, the deliberations involved the United States and 10 Pacific Rim nations: Australia, Brunei , Canada, Chile, Malaysia , Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam. More recently, Japan has sought to join the talks
Philippines Vows to Defend Territory, Sovereignty
Reef, which the Philippines had claimed but was occupied by China in 1995, sparking intense protests from Manila. Brunei , Malaysia , Taiwan and Vietnam also claim parts of the Spratlys, a chain of islands, islets and reefs.
US Admiral Urges Compromise in Asian Sea Dispute
triggered worries about confrontations with others including the Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia and Brunei . Locklear told reporters during a visit to Malaysia on Wednesday that the U.S. "will oppose the change of status quo by force by anyone
Obama Urges Brunei Sultan To 'Do Some Shopping' In U.S.
Meeting with the wealthy Sultan of Brunei today, President Obama couldn't help but joke that Hassanal Bolkiah could help boost the U.S. economy during his visit
PM Note: Obama Won't Balance for Balancing Sake, On Michelle's Hacking, Paul Ryan's Budget, Behind the Charm Offensive
President (of Citadel) - http://abcn.ws/ZGOjfu (Walshe) Obama Urges Brunei Sultan To 'Do Some Shopping' In U.S. - Meeting with the wealthy Sultan of Brunei today, President Obama couldn't help but joke that Hassanal Bolkiah could
Michael Lohan Denies Calling Lindsay a High-Priced Escort
believed to have earned at least $100,000 recently for a personal appearance at a New Year's Eve party in London for Brunei 's Haji Abdul Azim. He is third in line to the throne of the small, Southeast Asian nation.
First Ever Female Saudi Olympian Competes in London 2012 Games
first Olympics where every team has women -- and where women will compete in all 26 sports. Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Brunei were the last holdouts. "This is a major boost for gender equality," said IOC President Jacques Rogge, who has described
The Global Note: Taliban Commander Speaks…Kofi Annan Speaks…Cruise Ship Captain Speaks…And Male-Only Parking
reports. If the decision holds, Saudi Arabia will be the only nation represented by a "men-only" team, after Qatar and Brunei diversified their contingent for London. In contrast, women outnumber men for the first time on the U.S. Olympic team
Obama: Greek vote shows ‘positive prospect' for pursuing reforms
Partnership" (TPP) to expand trade had invited Mexico to join the talks. The other countries are Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Chile, Malaysia , New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam. Calderon called the invitation "a great piece of news for
President Obama — in His ‘Contested’ Birthplace — Heralds Agreement on Outline of Pacific Trade Treaty
Trans-Pacific Partnership, the broad framework of which was agreed to today by all nine parties — Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Chile, Malaysia , New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, Vietnam, and the United States. The leaders of Japan have expressed
Jon Huntsman’s Foreign Policy Plan: ‘Erase the Old Map’
he will push to conclude the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which he says “will open markets in Australia, Brunei , Chile, Malaysia , New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam.” Huntsman will also call for trade agreements with Japan and
The Royal Wedding Official Guest List
Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde of Belgium The Sultan of Brunei and Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Saleha King Simeon II Prince Constantine of Greece Sheikh Ahmad Hmoud Al-Sabah of Kuwait Prince Seeiso Bereng Seeiso and Princess Mabereng Seeiso of Luxembourg The Yang di-Pertuan Agong and Raja Permaisuri Agong of Malaysia Prince Albert II of Monaco and Miss Charlene Wittstock Princess
The Royal Wedding of the Year?
still relatively cheap, given the recent explosion in the cost of royal weddings. Not too long ago, the Crown Prince of Brunei is believed to have shelled out €40 million for his nuptials. When, at the stroke of midnight, our knight from Ockelbo