Donald Trump seeks to save Chinese phone maker ZTE ahead of trade talks – Donald Trump’s America

Donald Trump seeks to save Chinese phone maker ZTE ahead of trade talks – Donald Trump’s America

Posted May 14, 2018 08:46:07 United States President Donald Trump says he has instructed his Commerce Department to help get a Chinese telecommunications company “back into business” after the US Government cut off access to its American suppliers. At issue is the department’s move last month to block the ZTE …

Does $10 extra a week even make a difference? Q&A talks tax on Budget eve

Does $10 extra a week even make a difference? Q&A talks tax on Budget eve

Updated May 07, 2018 23:59:28 With tonight’s Budget looming large over proceedings, the Q&A panel talked tax cuts and their real-world repercussions, or lack thereof. Following the ABC’s report on Monday that low and middle-income earners will get tax cuts worth up to $10.50 a week in the Budget, Labor …

APRA talks tough but feathers the Commonwealth Bank with light touch penalties

APRA talks tough but feathers the Commonwealth Bank with light touch penalties

Updated May 01, 2018 14:44:36 Is there anything here we didn’t already know? Complacency and complexity, arrogant and insular, a culture that allowed bank executives to operate without fear of penalty. Strong words, indeed. For all the searing criticism, the irony of the Australian Prudential Regulatory Authority’s report into the …

North Korea talks: Pacific islands ‘in the crossfire between major powers’ hope for peace at summit

North Korea talks: Pacific islands ‘in the crossfire between major powers’ hope for peace at summit

Posted April 27, 2018 06:13:17 As the world watches to see the outcome of today’s talks between North and South Korea, tiny islands in the middle of the Pacific are hoping it will mean a stop to the constant threat of a nuclear attack. Key points: The United States houses …

Korea talks: What does China have to gain or lose from a potentially reunified Korean Peninsula? – China power

Korea talks: What does China have to gain or lose from a potentially reunified Korean Peninsula? – China power

Posted April 25, 2018 18:22:01 Peace and denuclearisation will be on the agenda when North Korea’s Kim Jong-un and South Korea’s Moon Jae-in meet face-to-face this Friday. Key points: As China fought with North Korea in the war no peace treaty can be signed without Beijing Experts say that China …

Michael McCormack talks health and education as Nationals turn page on Joyce | Australia news

Australia’s acting prime minister, Michael McCormack, will promise to build on Barnaby Joyce’s work by renewing the party’s focus on regional health and education in his first major speech as Nationals leader. With Malcolm Turnbull overseas attending the Commonwealth heads of government meeting, McCormack will front the National Press Club …

Mike Pompeo visits North Korea to lay groundwork for talks with Donald Trump

Mike Pompeo visits North Korea to lay groundwork for talks with Donald Trump

Updated April 18, 2018 12:56:31 Video: Trump says US and North Korea speaking at high levels (ABC News) A senior US official has confirmed that CIA director Mike Pompeo made a secret visit to North Korea over the Easter weekend and met with its leader Kim Jong-un. Key points: US …

Josh Frydenberg talks sharks, energy and Abbott

Josh Frydenberg talks sharks, energy and Abbott

Australian Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg. ENERGY Minister Josh Frydenberg came out swinging against former PM Tony Abbott last week — now, he talks those comments, the National Energy Guarantee and sharks on Miranda Live. Last week, a frustrated Mr Frydenberg took aim at the former leader over his undermining of …

North Korea talks: Japan’s Shinzo Abe scrambling after Donald Trump ‘pulled the rug out’

North Korea talks: Japan’s Shinzo Abe scrambling after Donald Trump ‘pulled the rug out’

Posted April 17, 2018 05:00:00 Photo: Mr Abe has worked hard to maintain a personal relationship with Mr Trump, but it seems like things are far from the days of the “Donald and Shinzo Make Alliance Even Greater” hats. (Reuters: Jonathan Ernst) Getting rid of nukes on the Korean peninsula. …

Papua New Guinea’s FM talks Australia’s efforts to help with quake recovery, China in the Pacific

Papua New Guinea’s FM talks Australia’s efforts to help with quake recovery, China in the Pacific

Posted April 10, 2018 09:58:50 Video: PNG is looking toward Australia and China to aid in development (The World) Papua New Guinea’s Foreign Minister says his country is looking to draw on Australia’s expertise to better respond to future natural disasters after the massive earthquake that devastated PNG’s Highlands in …