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China in the International Financial System with Wang Hongying

Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Jeremy Lee Wallace
Wang Hongying, Senior Fellow for the Global Economy Program, discusses Enter the Dragon: China in the International Financial System, a new book that she edited with Domenico Lombardi. The country’s evolving place in international finance is a key but understudied piece of “China’s rise.”

Canada's PM treads cautiously on foreign policy during first international trip

Friday, November 20, 2015
Mike Blanchfield
The front-page headline that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau awoke to on Friday in Manila before his return to Canada wasn't as fawning as others about him in the Philippines. "Apec hottie not so hot on taking back Canadian trash in Tarlac," said the tiny story in a corner of page one of the Philippine Daily Inquirer.

After stumble, Canada's Trudeau glides through first world trip

Friday, November 20, 2015
David Ljunggren
Reuters Canada
New Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau started his first international trip with a stumble before recovering to impress world leaders keen to bask in the success of his big election win last month.

Canada an 'extraordinarily helpful' partner in fight against climate change: Obama

Thursday, November 19, 2015
Mike Blanchfield
Canada's new prime minister departed Thursday from the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation summit in Manila, closing his first act on the international stage -- trailed by a squealing mob of young Filipino journalists and volunteers and questions about whether any of it might be good for his broader foreign policy goals.

How will China run the G20?

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Janne Suokas
In December, China will for the first time take over the presidency of the G20, culminating in a leaders’ summit to be held in Hangzhou in late 2016. The agenda for the G20, a group of the world’s largest economies including the United States, China, India, Russia and major EU members, has been expanding ever since the global financial crisis of 2008-09 when it emerged as the principal forum for dealing with global economic and financial issues.

Paris massacre dominates agenda at G20 summit in Turkey

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Turkey welcomed the leaders of the 20 richest countries in the world, for a two day summit. At the G20 summit leaders talked about international trade, employment policies and the fight against tax evasion, however the massacre in Paris, on the eve of the summit, redefined the agenda.

Trudeau tries to bring Canada back to Asia at APEC summit in Manila

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Mike Blanchfield
Times Colonist
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrived in Manila on Tuesday night, with two vexing economic challenges waiting for him at the second major international summit of his first foreign trip.

G20 leaders agree to co-operate on tackling terror financing

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Emma Rumney
Public Finance International
Leaders of the world’s major economies have agreed to co-operate to face down the global terrorist threat, including how it is financed.

Security Issues Threaten Global Economy

Monday, November 16, 2015
Ian Kelley and Emre Peker
The Wall Street Journal
Three days after the deadliest attacks on French soil since World War II, leaders of the world’s largest economies signaled growing worries that security issues could sabotage an already weak global economy.

Canada Real Estate News: Real Estate Industry in Coastal Areas Affected by the Rising of Sea-Levels

Monday, November 16, 2015
Realty Today
The possibility of the sea levels rising due to climate change has been affecting the real estate industry in the coastal areas of Canada. Property buyers are starting to get wary of the dangers of living in the coastal areas, and are starting to ask questions about their safety.

G20: Nations must take terrorism fight as top priority

Monday, November 16, 2015
The Journal of Turkish Weekly
At the G20, world leaders called for making terrorism a top prority of the international agenda, in the wake of the attacks in Paris late Friday night.

How the Paris attacks affect Canada

Sunday, November 15, 2015
The National
Experts Bessma Momani and Mubin Shaikh look at the implications the Paris attacks have for Canada.
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