ASIA/ECONOMY/EU/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “‘The U.S. Economy is the envy of the world, as Europe and Asia slide ever toward recession. But the Left is trying to avoid talking about the Trump Economy.’ @IngrahamAngle The Best Is Yet To Come.” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, September 19, 2019 9:49 pm […]

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ASIA/ECONOMY/TARIFFS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The global economy is under increasing stress as growth cools and trade tensions take a mounting toll. On Wednesday [8-14-19], the tremors were felt worldwide. Shares on Wall Street were off sharply, only a day after they had rallied as President Trump narrowed the scope of his next round of tariffs. The […]

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ASIA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “For two and a half years, President Trump has said he is finally doing in Asia what he asserts his predecessor, Barack Obama, failed to achieve with a strategic pivot: strengthen American influence and rally partners to push back against China. But as violence escalates and old animosities are rekindled across Asia, […]

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ASIA/CHINA/TARIFFS/TRADE WAR/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/VIETNAM: “President Donald Trump’s tariffs are driving some manufacturing out of China, but much of it remains outside of the United States. Instead, a number of other countries are benefiting from Trump’s trade war, according to data released by the Census Bureau on Thursday [6-6-19]. US imports from Vietnam are up 38% […]

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ARMS/ASIA/MILITARY/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The Trump administration is proposing to sell more than $2 billion worth of tanks and other military equipment to Taiwan, American officials said on Thursday [6-6-19]. The sale would add to tensions between the United States and China, which are already clashing over trade, communications technology and a military buildup in the […]

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ASIA/AUTO INDUSTRY/EU/MEXICO/TARIFFS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Tariff Man has struck again. US stock futures and global stock markets, including shares of Asian and European automakers, tumbled Friday [5-31-19] after President Donald Trump said the United States will impose a 5% tariff on all Mexican imports. Japan’s Nikkei (N225) slumped 1.6%, while South Korea’s KOSPI (KOSPI) was mostly […]

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ASIA/CHINA/TARIFFS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “…completely avoided if you buy from a non-Tariffed Country, or you buy the product inside the USA (the best idea). That’s Zero Tariffs. Many Tariffed companies will be leaving China for Vietnam and other such countries in Asia. That’s why China wants to make a deal so badly!…”  –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, May […]

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ASIA/TARIFFS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “….completely avoided if you by from a non-Tariffed Country, or you buy the product inside the USA (the best idea). That’s Zero Tariffs. Many Tariffed companies will be leaving China for Vietnam and other such countries in Asia. That’s why China wants to make a deal so badly!…” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, May […]

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ASIA/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Three days after being sworn into office as the nation’s 45th president, Donald J. Trump on this day in 2017 fulfilled a campaign promise by signing an executive order pulling the United States out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a 12-nation free-trade pact. The president called the TPP — which had been […]

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ASIA/CHINA/DEFENSE/JAMES MATTIS/MILITARY/TRUMP PEOPLE: “U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis held high-profile talks with his Chinese counterpart on Thursday [10-18-18], as the United States seeks to forge to more resilient military ties that can withstand mounting pressure between the world’s two largest economies. Mattis saw first hand last month how growing Sino-U.S. friction can undermine military contacts […]

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ASIA/MILITARY/NOMINATION/STATE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/TRUMP PEOPLE: “U.S. President Donald Trump plans to nominate former Air Force General David Stilwell to be the State Department’s top diplomat for East Asia, a post that has remained unfilled for more than a year despite major challenges in the region. A White House statement on Wednesday [10-17-18] said Trump had announced […]

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ASIA/EU/IRAN/NORTH KOREA/NUCLEAR/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/UN: “When President Trump travels to New York on Sunday [9-23-18] for his second visit to the United Nations, he will face tensions with allies in Europe and Asia — but not necessarily of a predictable sort. Administration officials contend that Mr. Trump’s well-documented rift with the Europeans over his withdrawal from […]

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ASIA/CHILDREN: “The U.S. is working very closely with the Government of Thailand to help get all of the children out of the cave and to safety. Very brave and talented people!” -Donald Trump, Twitter.com, July 8, 2018 8:14 am […]

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ASIA/NORTH KOREA/NUCLEAR/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Many good conversations with North Korea-it is going well! In the meantime, no Rocket Launches or Nuclear Testing in 8 months. All of Asia is thrilled. Only the Opposition Party, which includes the Fake News, is complaining. If not for me, we would now be at War with North Korea!” –Donald […]

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ASIA/MIKE POMPEO/NORTH KOREA/NUCLEAR/SANCTIONS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Asian powers on Thursday [6-14-18] that President Trump was sticking to demands that North Korea surrender its nuclear weapons, as he sought to hold together a fragile consensus on maintaining tough sanctions against the North despite Mr. Trump’s declaration that it was ‘no longer […]

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ASIA/NORTH KOREA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un declared the ‘opening up of a new future’ for their countries after talks on Tuesday [6-12-18]. But their agreement also raised new and complex questions for Washington’s regional allies, chiefly Japan and South Korea. In a joint statement, Mr. Trump ‘committed […]

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ASIA/CANADA/G7/NORTH KOREA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Trump escalated a bitter clash with some of America’s closest allies on Sunday [6-10-18], lashing out through his advisers at Canada’s prime minister in unusually personal terms and leaving himself with a diplomatic crisis as he arrived in Asia to negotiate a nuclear agreement with North Korea. A day after […]

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ASIA/FOREIGN POLICY/MINORITIES/RELIGION/STATE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Myanmar’s military campaign to kill or drive away its ethnic minorities is worsening despite a growing international outcry, according to a State Department religious freedom report that was released on Tuesday [5-29-18]. Violence against the Rohingya, nearly all of whom are Muslim, in the country’s Rakhine state has been likened to […]

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ASIA/NORTH KOREA/SINGAPORE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Donald Trump said a planned June 12 summit in Singapore with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ‘may not work out,’ adding if it doesn’t happen then ‘maybe it would in the future.’ Mr. Trump, speaking from the Oval Office as he greeted South Korean President Moon Jae-in, said he […]

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ASIA/EU/IRAN/MIDDLE EAST/MIKE POMPEO/NORTH KOREA/NUCLEAR/SANCTIONS/TRUMP PEOPLE: “Having returned from North Korea on Thursday [5-10-18], Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will embark on talks to persuade allies in Europe, the Middle East and Asia to press Iran to return to negotiations over its nuclear and missile programs, U.S. officials said. The open question is whether the allies, […]

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ASIA/CHINA/MILITARY/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Thursday ‘there will be near-term and long-term consequences’ in response to a reported build-up of defense systems in the South China Sea. Sanders said the Trump administration has ‘raised concerns’ about the measures ‘directly’ with Chinese authorities. The remarks came in response to […]

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ASIA/JAPAN/SOUTH KOREA/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/WTO: “After publicly flirting last week with having the United States rejoin the Trans-Pacific Partnership, President Trump appeared to rebuff the idea once and for all late Tuesday [4-17-18]. In a Twitter post at 10:49 p.m., Mr. Trump said that although Japan and South Korea would like the United States to […]

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ASIA/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “As trade tensions with China escalate, President Trump has found new appeal in a regional trade pact he once called a ‘rape of our country.’ The pact’s members — including some of America’s most stalwart allies — might not make it so easy to come back. Officials in Japan, Australia and […]

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ASIA/TARIFFS/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Trump, in a sharp reversal, told a gathering of farm-state lawmakers and governors on Thursday [4-12-18] morning that the United States was looking into rejoining a multicountry trade agreement known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a deal he pulled out of days after assuming the presidency. Mr. Trump’s reconsideration of an […]

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ASIA/CHINA/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Donald Trump directed two of his top aides to study the possibility of re-engaging in negotiations over the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) said in an interview Thursday [4-12-18]. The move would be a huge policy swing for Trump, a free-trade skeptic who walked away from the massive trade […]

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ASIA/BUSINESS: “Welcome to the new reality. Goldman Sachs just based their new Asia Pacific chairman not in Tokyo, but Beijing. http://t.co/wNWdZjTE” [2:37:36 PM]  – 6/12/2012, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, Trumptwitterarchive.com, 6/12/2012 […]

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ASIA/BUSINESS: “Procter and Gamble is relocating its beauty headquarters from Cincinnati to Asia–what are we doing?!” [2:30:51 PM]  – 5/11/2012, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, Trumptwitterarchive.com, 5/11/2012 […]

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