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ASEAN ministers tackle trade issues

Manila Standard 22 May 2022
ASEAN Economic Ministers discussed key trade concerns, including challenges faced by the region brought about by global developments such as the COVID-19 lockdown in China and the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

US visit ‘a waste of time if they don’t listen to unionist concerns’, says DUP leader

Irish Independent 22 May 2022
... plans to “unilaterally discard” the protocol.In a strongly-worded intervention last Thursday, Ms Pelosi urged the UK and the EU to keep negotiating on the post-Brexit trade arrangements to uphold peace in the region.The congresswoman said in a statement.

Bitcoin Held on Trading Platforms Continues to Drop Lower, Over 68% of the Total Held ...

Bitcoin 22 May 2022
Despite the recent increase of bitcoin sent to trading platforms, the number of bitcoins on exchanges today remains lower than ever before ... Between the top five exchanges, as far as BTC reserves held is concerned, the group of trading platforms holds 68.66% of the 2.503 million bitcoin.

No additional checks on ‘cakes sold in Belfast’ as EU should make changes to Northern Ireland Protocol, urges Labour’s Hilary Benn

Belfast Telegraph 22 May 2022
Mr Sefcovic – who is in charge of Brexit negotiations for the EU – responded to the statement by the Foreign Secretary claiming the intervention “raises significant concerns” and said the trading bloc could respond “with all measures at its disposal”.

Derry Girls’ Siobhan McSweeney ‘heartbroken’ that Good Friday Agreement is ‘in danger of being attacked through ignorance’

Belfast Telegraph 22 May 2022
The visit from the delegation followed a warning from US house speaker Nancy Pelosi that congress will not support a free trade agreement with the UK if the Government persists with “deeply concerning” plans to “unilaterally discard” the post-Brexit Protocol.

DUP leader Donaldson warns US visit a ‘waste of time’ if they don’t listen to unionists

Belfast Telegraph 22 May 2022
It follows a warning from US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that Congress will not support a free trade agreement with the UK if the Government persists with “deeply concerning” plans to “unilaterally discard” the protocol.

Broadening alliance

Korea Times 22 May 2022
Beijing has already expressed concerns about Biden's new economic initiative, arguing ... The Yoon government, for its part, must try to ease China's concerns, because the world's second-largest economy is our largest trading partner which accounts for one-fourth of Korea's exports.

UK vows ‘cast-iron commitment’ to Northern Ireland after Nancy Pelosi sounds trade alarm

South China Morning Post 22 May 2022
Britain’s top diplomat made the remarks after the US speaker of the house warned the UK its ‘deeply concerning’ post-Brexit plans for Northern Ireland imperilled a free-trade agreement ... .

Peter Dutton firms as next Liberal leader amid fight over future of the party

The Guardian 22 May 2022
... preparing for a leadership change to Peter Dutton despite Scott Morrison’s loss of heartland seats sparking concern the party was punished for abandoning its socially liberal roots.

Liz Truss Defies US Pressure Not to Review Northern Ireland Protocol, Report Says

Sputnik 22 May 2022
Earlier this week, US House speaker Nancy Pelosi warned that Congress would not support her country’s free-trade agreement with the UK if the British government persists with what she described as "deeply concerning" plans to "unilaterally discard" the Northern Ireland Protocol ....

Do Kwon Isn’t Done Yet

Decrypt 22 May 2022
... its Paxos dollar is backed 1.1 with fiat reserves and debt instruments, and Kevin Zhou, co-founder of crypto trading fund Galois Capital. Kwon, 30, dismissed their concerns with more trash talk.

Bank closures: 'We are losing our little towns'

BBC News 22 May 2022
She believes that some businesses which rely on passing trade will be hit hard by the bank loss, but that is not her only concern ... But there are many concerns in Fivemiletown, as the nearest Danske bank branch is in Enniskillen, some 16 miles away.

Egypt Celebrates World Day for Biological Diversity 2022

Egypt Today 22 May 2022
CAIRO – 22 May 2022 ...   ...   ...  .   ...   ...   ...  . “The Ministry is combating illegal trade in wildlife in cooperation with the General Department of the Environment Police and the concerned authorities through implementing an annual plan to inspect markets, places and stores selling wild animals,” she said ... .

Crypto Weekly Review May 22 – BTC Faces Another Weekly Loss

FX Empire 22 May 2022
Key Insights. ... Do Kwon became the center of attention for a second consecutive week ... G7 ... UK ... Rostin Behnam, the Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), raised concerns over the possible effect of a crypto crash on traditional assets and markets ... Crypto FTX announced plans to introduce stock trading ... Basics of Forex Trading – Part 1.

It’s time for Boris to take on the rail unions

The Spectator 22 May 2022
Imagine if we gave the rail unions what they really wanted, and renationalised the railways. Would they then leave us alone and get on quietly with the job of driving trains, clipping tickets and so on? Like hell they would ... No, passengers are not being put first. The only people that matter as far as the rail unions are concerned are trade unionists.

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