The fact is that all the chest-thumping is going to have little practical effect. It is certainly not going to bring Washington to its knees — let alone to its senses.
What a shame that the impetus for agreement might dissipate due to the tactlessness of these two supposed economic power engines.
The president will emphasize the importance of the Mexican community’s contributions to the economic, social and cultural development of the United States, and in particular, California.
The Ma Ying-jeou administration forced a second Legislative Yuan interim meeting in order to pass the Cross-Strait Service Trade Agreement, the Cross-Strait Goods Trade Agreement, and free economic pilot zones. There is also slander that Economic Minister Zhang Jiazhu’s resignation was only a desperate call for [Read more]