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Blaming the victims

HONG KONG (SE): The knee-jerk reaction of the president of the United States of America (US), Donald Trump, to the attack in the streets of New York on October 31 to put in place what he termed extreme vetting on all migrants coming into the country appears to be a choice to demonise an unseen enemy rather than face the reality of what has happened.
 

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Gigantic foundation stone or tiny pebble?

HONG KONG (SE): The Australian prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, has described the Trans-Pacific Partnership, an agreement that was signed by 12 nations in New Zealand on February 4 that could affect the lives of 800 million people and over 40 per cent of the world economy, as a gigantic foundation stone that will deliver more jobs, absolutely!

But on the other side of the coin, the World Bank predicts that it will be more like a tiny pebble than a gigantic foundation stone.

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