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Veolia Seeks Gabon Arbitration as Russia, China Close In

Veolia Seeks Gabon Arbitration as Russia, China Close In

Veolia Environnement SA’s Gabonese unit is seeking arbitration after the government seized its assets in the central African nation, moving away from decades-old ties with former colonial ruler
Harvard's Park Says Trump-Kim Meeting Doesn't Add Up

Harvard's Park Says Trump-Kim Meeting Doesn't Add Up

John Park, Korea working group director at Harvard Kennedy School, discusses President Trump agreeing to meet with North Korea's Kim Jong Un and what can be expected at the meeting. He speaks on
Korea Society's Hubbard Says U.S.-North Korea Talks Won't Be Easy

Korea Society's Hubbard Says U.S.-North Korea Talks Won't Be Easy

Thomas Hubbard, former U.S. Ambassador to South Korea and the Philippines, and chairman at the Korea Society, discusses U.S.-North Korea relations and what to expect from negotiations. He speaks with
Wharton's Garrett Says Abenomics Alone Won't Transform Japanese Economy

Wharton's Garrett Says Abenomics Alone Won't Transform Japanese Economy

Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania Dean Geoffrey Garrett discusses Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's effect on the Japanese economy, prospects of a trade war, globalization and technology, and
Merkel's New Finance Chief Is Dubbed Fiscal Hawk in Berlin Debut

Merkel's New Finance Chief Is Dubbed Fiscal Hawk in Berlin Debut

Germany’s designated Finance Minister Olaf Scholz is a middle-of-the-road pragmatist much like Chancellor Angela Merkel, but his party’s demand for bold steps to strengthen the euro area risks leading
Obama in Discussions to Produce Shows for Netflix, Report Says

Obama in Discussions to Produce Shows for Netflix, Report Says

Barack Obama and Netflix reportedly are negotiating a deal for the former president and his wife, Michelle, to produce shows exclusively for the streaming service.
Professor Lankov Says President Trump's North Korean Policies Worked

Professor Lankov Says President Trump's North Korean Policies Worked

Andrei Lankov, professor of history at Kookmin University, discusses President Trump's policies towards North Korea and his agreement to meet with Kim Jong-Un. He speaks with Rishaad Salamat on
Florida Governor Signs Gun Restrictions Three Weeks After Attack

Florida Governor Signs Gun Restrictions Three Weeks After Attack

Florida Governor Rick Scott on Friday signed a $400 million school safety bill in response to the tragedy that killed 17 people at a high school.
IMF Says Ivory Coast Must Improve Tax System to Keep Growth

IMF Says Ivory Coast Must Improve Tax System to Keep Growth

Ivory Coast must improve its tax system if the world’s biggest cocoa producer wants to maintain economic growth of at least 7 percent, the International Monetary Fund said.
Trump’s Historic Bet on Kim Summit Shatters Decades of Orthodoxy

Trump’s Historic Bet on Kim Summit Shatters Decades of Orthodoxy

Donald Trump took the biggest gamble of his presidency on Thursday, breaking decades of U.S. diplomatic orthodoxy by accepting an invitation to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
Saudi Arabia Enlists Lobbyists in Quest to Build Nuclear Plants

Saudi Arabia Enlists Lobbyists in Quest to Build Nuclear Plants

Saudi Arabia is enlisting blue-chip lobbyists in Washington as it prepares for a fight over its ambition to build nuclear power plants.
Korea Society Sees Meeting With Kim as Opportunity for a Breakthrough

Korea Society Sees Meeting With Kim as Opportunity for a Breakthrough

Korea Society President Thomas Byrne discusses President Trump agreeing to meet with North Korea's Kim Jong Un. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia." (Source: Bloomberg)
South Korea's Chung Eui-Yong Says Trump Has Agreed to Meet With Kim Jong Un

South Korea's Chung Eui-Yong Says Trump Has Agreed to Meet With Kim Jong Un

South Korean National Security Adviser Chung Eui-Yong speaks at the White House about President Donald Trump's agreement to meet with North Korea's Kim Jong Un. (Source: Bloomberg)
Ian Bremmer Calls Trump's Agreement to Meet Kim Jong Un a Big Deal

Ian Bremmer Calls Trump's Agreement to Meet Kim Jong Un a Big Deal

Ian Bremmer, Eurasia Group president, reacts to President Donald Trump agreeing to meet with North Korea's Kim Jong Un. He speaks with Bloomberg's Ramy Inocencio and Yvonne Man on "Bloomberg Daybreak:
What Possible Easing of U.S.-North Korea Tensions Means for Trade

What Possible Easing of U.S.-North Korea Tensions Means for Trade

Richard Yetsenga, ANZ chief economist, discusses the possible easing of U.S.-North Korea tensions. He speaks with Bloomberg's Yvonne Man and Enda Curran on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia." (Source:
Trump Administration Stops Idaho’s Bid to Skirt Obamacare Rules

Trump Administration Stops Idaho’s Bid to Skirt Obamacare Rules

The Trump administration on Thursday rejected a plan by Idaho insurance regulators to sell health plans that don’t carry some of the consumer protections required by the Affordable Care Act.
Corporate America Makes Its Case That Trump Tariffs Don't Apply

Corporate America Makes Its Case That Trump Tariffs Don't Apply

Across corporate America, the race is on to dodge the tariff.
Trump Launches Global Race for Exclusion From Steel Tariffs

Trump Launches Global Race for Exclusion From Steel Tariffs

With the stroke of a pen, President Donald Trump has set off a race among nations and companies to win relief from his steel and aluminum tariffs.
Oklahoma Teachers Follow West Virginia With April Strike Threat

Oklahoma Teachers Follow West Virginia With April Strike Threat

The union moves fast to set a date as members threaten a wildcat action.