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Implications of the Irish General Election (So Far)

This article was originally supposed to examine the economic and social implications of the newly elected government in Ireland. But as I will discuss, this has been left uncertain still.. As those who have been paying attention to the2016 Irish General Election over the weekend should know, the result have shown a relatively mixed bag Read more about Implications of the Irish General Election (So Far)[…]

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The Irish General Election – Friend or Foe to Business?

In the most recent leader’s debate held Monday 15th February, Stephen Donnelly of the Social Democrats highlighted that the political establishment did not understand business. Why has business anything to do with politics and governance some might say?  Don’t be surprised to hear – a whole lot! The Outlook Forgetting each parties’ manifestos for a Read more about The Irish General Election – Friend or Foe to Business?[…]

North Korean official visits Russia to discuss trade and political ties

A special envoy of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un left Pyongyang today for Russia to discuss ways to improve trade and political ties. Choe Ryong Hae, a senior official in the ruling Workers’ Party and one of the leader’s close associates, is scheduled to stay in Russia until next Monday. Russia’s foreign ministry has Read more about North Korean official visits Russia to discuss trade and political ties[…]

US trade agenda awaits midterm elections

By Shawn Donnan (Financial Times) See at  http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/209bac34-5834-11e4-b331-00144feab7de.html#ixzz3GxL4KwPf If Republicans seize control of the Senate in next month’s midterm elections, it would be bad news politically for Barack Obama and his Democrats. But the dirty little secret in Washington is that it could be very good news for the US president’s trade agenda. The November 4 elections Read more about US trade agenda awaits midterm elections[…]