Eight years as president and now almost nobody likes him.
Thirty-seven days before the end of his presidency, Bush paid a surprise visit to Iraq and was attacked by “flying shoes”. Compared to all of his predecessors, it seems that George W. Bush's eight-year presidency will be difficult to end on good terms. [Read more]
Federal Reserve Board Chairman, Ben Bernanke, is putting all his eggs in one basket by reducing the interest rate to almost zero, and exhausting all other options.
An Iraai reporter threw shoes at U.S. President George W. Bush in Iraq and it has caused a global uproar. Bush was interviewed the day before yesterday and he said that during that time his mind was blank, just thinking about how to avoid the shoes. He added that the Government of Iraq should not react too much, as [Read more]
Lam Hang Chi: the American automobile industry shouldn’t be saved; it is now a “retrograde production instrument”
American Congress’s discussion on saving the top three automobile manufacturers i.e. General Motors, Ford and Chrysler came to a dead end last Thursday, East Coast time. It then triggered a huge [Read more]
The U.S., a nation built on a policy of expansion, is eventually paying a high price for its “empire dream!”
Recently productivity in the United States rose more than forecast, while labor costs increased less than anticipated. Usually, that is a good sign. But these are no ordinary times.
It is expected that mutual trust between China and the US will be enhanced as the two sides deepen cooperation in dealing with the current financial crisis, and other thorny global issues.
If the president is so embarrassed, how can he soften up the rancor between the two nations?
In order to stop government officials from corruption, some countries have set up tight watchdog groups. In Europe for example, officials are scared of the media’s eye simply because it is a corruption killer. In addition, to publicize the income of officials also opens a door for various monitoring groups to be [Read more]
Washington announced last week that it would suspend fuel shipments to the DPRK until Pyongyang accepts the verification protocol of its nuclear facilities.