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U.S. organized labor opposes USMCA in current form, says official

Business Apr 24, 2019

U.S. organized labor opposes USMCA in current form, says official

The head of the largest U.S. labor union said Tuesday he opposes ratification of the new North American free trade pact, because he doubts Mexico will enforce labor reforms required by the deal. Richard Trumka, president of the 12.5-million-member AFL-CIO, said the U.S. Congress is ...

Cambodia and Thailand reconnected by rail after 45 years

Asia Pacific Apr 22, 2019

Cambodia and Thailand reconnected by rail after 45 years

A railway reconnecting Cambodia and Thailand was officially inaugurated Monday in a bid to slash travel times and boost trade between the Southeast Asian neighbors. Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and his Thai counterpart, Prayuth Chan-ocha, witnessed a signing ceremony at a Thai border post ...