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"Trump has used Harley-Davidson as an example of a US business that is being harmed by trade barriers. Yet Harley has warned consistently against tariffs, saying they would negatively impact sales"

Harley, hit by tariffs, shifts some production overseas…
Important issue highlighted by @riotwomennn: are tariff exemptions determined by bribes?

Corker: "22,000 companies have asked for exemptions.There is no basis to deal with them. Are they going to grant these exclusions based on political contributions?"
Trump’s trade war with the European Union is going to cost Harley-Davidson as much as $100 million a year and force the manufacturer to shift production out of the U.S.…
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Nog een paar gedachten n.a.v. artikel: 'Philippines deploys Japanese-donated plane to disputed shoal'…
#ScarboroughShoal #PantagShoal #BajodeMasinloc #HuangyanDao #ZuidChineseZee #SouthChinaSea >>
1. Japan springt noodgedwongen in het gat dat de VS en Trump laten vallen in #ZuidOostAzie en versterkt de kustwacht van de #ASEAN landen met de levering van betaalbare patrouilleschepen en -vliegtuigen. De Filipijnen gebruiken nu het eerste vliegtuig om te patrouilleren..
2. ..rond het omstreden #ScarboroughShoal, dat sinds 2012 door de Chinese kustwacht continu wordt bewaakt maar ook geclaimd wordt door Taiwan en de Filipijnen. Vorige week voerden de Filipijnen ook al een vliegtuigpatrouille uit. Dit is opmerkelijk aangezien president Duterte..
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Mỹ Sơn is a cluster of abandoned and partially ruined Hindu temples constructed between the 4th and the 14th century AD by the kings of Champa (South Vietnam). Temples are dedicated to God Shiva.
#ASEAN #India
Islamization of this Hindu civilization happened after 15th century as their mother civilization India itself was under foreign rule. Mỹ Sơn temple complex got ruined extensively due to carpet bombing by USA during Vietnam war (1969).
Some Champas (estimated at 50000) are still practising Hinduism. They, along with Balinese Hindus are the only surviving non-indic Hindu societies today.
(Pic: Lord Shiva of Champas made of electrum, i.e gold-silver alloy)
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Who was in charge of 1989 massacre? This report helps Xi.

More on how Xi is putting up a brave fight within. #PRCMyths

Link via @BrigMahalingam ji…
Such things can happen only in China. #PRCMyths

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#THREAD: I am at the #COMMA2017 content summit conference. I'll be discussing #ASEAN integration, the digital media landscape and the #millennial agenda.

What is the future of news and media in ASEAN?

Stay tuned!
#CeritalahASEAN started with Ceritalah 25 years ago in the early 90s - during the height of print media. In those days, The Economist, The Straits Times, The New York Times, were really flourishing. Much of the 80s and 90s, I met with and talked to editors across the world.
Those publications were really dynamic and powerful.

But we've seen those publications come down. WSJ stopped printing in Asia. Jakarta Globe stopped printing in 2015. KiniBiz, Volume in Thailand also stopped printing....

What has come up to replace those institutions?
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