KINGSTON, Jamaica-- A former Cayman Islands premier who faces 11 criminal charges and was ousted from leadership last year went into Wednesday's general elections with an outside chance of returning to power in the British Overseas Territory.» Read More
French Socialist presidential hopeful Francois Hollande promised on Sunday to take tough measures to reduce the "dominance of finance", two days after France's top-notch triple-A credit rating was cut by agency Standard & Poor's.
Sean King, Senior Vice President, Park Strategies talks about the result of the Taiwan elections and says that he expects further rounds of Tariff reductions under ECFA.
Jon M. Huntsman Jr. informed his advisers on Sunday that he intends to drop out of the Republican presidential race, ending his candidacy a week before he had hoped to revive his campaign in the South Carolina primary.
William Dong, Head Of Equity Research at UBS says that he is surprised with the reaction to Ma Ying-Jeou's win, however he says that after the initial reaction the focus will be turned back to the fundamentals.
Jerome Keating, Retired Professor, also Author & Commentator on Taiwan politics says that Ma Ying-Jeou's win is not a mandate on his cross-strait policy, and says that the DPP is "back in the game".
Raymond Wu, Managing Partner, E-telligence Research and Consulting Group talks about the elections in Taiwan and says that Ma Ying-Jeou's victory was impressive.
Joseph Cheng, Professor of Political Science, City University Of Hong Kong talks about the outcome of the elections in Taiwan, and says that the public is mostly in favor of the new leader.
President Barack Obama announced on Friday that he will ask Congress for greater power to shrink the federal government, and his first idea is merging six sprawling trade and commerce agencies whose overlapping programs can be baffling to businesses.
Raymond Yeung, Senior Economist, Greater China at ANZ talks about what he thinks would be the best possible outcome of Taiwan's upcoming election.
Katherine Tseng, Research Associate at East Asia Institute discusses her predictions for Taiwan's upcoming election, and says that the race is likely to be extremely close.
Stephen Yates, President of DC International Advisors talks about the potential outcome of Taiwan's election, and says that at this point there is no clear winner.
Erik Lueth, Senior Regional Economist at RBS says that the outcome will undoubtedly have an impact on the country's economy. He discusses potential outcomes for each candidate if they were to win.
A new survey shows a large discrepancy in how American Mormons view the two Mormon candidates for president, Mitt Romney and Jon Huntsman. But many doubt that America is ready to elect a Mormon president, The Christian Science Monitor reports.
"A month before the deadline we got pretty close. We touched gloves then went back to our respective corners," said Ohio Sen. Rob Portman, a Republican. "It was tough because Democrats have a very different point of view on taxes and Republicans wanted to be sure we did something pro-growth" including corporate tax reform.
Why are we always in search of something "new"? The author explains why we’re attracted to novelty.
With little to lose, Newt Gingrich, Gov. Rick Perry and their allies are seeking to portray Mitt Romney as insufficiently steadfast in his conservatism in very conservative South Carolina, The New York Times reports.
In South Carolin, Mitt Romney is heading smack into an issue that has followed him through his national political career: his Mormon faith and the suspicion many evangelical Christians have of it, the New York Times reports.
Representative Ron Paul of Texas finished a strong second in the state’s Republican primary on Tuesday, which in many ways was the more telling outcome in a race where Mitt Romney’s dominance was never in doubt, The New York Times reports.
South Carolina has voted for the candidate who has gone to win the Republican nomination in every primary since 1980. Insight on whether history will repeat itself, with Chad Connelly, South Carolina Republican party chairman.
He clearly destroyed the rest of the field in a state that has a primary more akin to the general election compared to Iowa.