Trump asks China to lift tariffs on US farm products

WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump said he had asked China to immediately remove all tariffs on U.S. agricultural products because trade talks were progressing well. He also delayed plans to impose 25 percent tariffs on Chinese goods on Friday, as previously scheduled. Advertisement “I have asked China to immediately remove all Tariffs on our agricultural […]

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Greenhouse gas emissions rise over year

Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions fell slightly in the September quarter compared to the previous period, but have increased over the year. Government data released on Thursday shows emissions for the September quarter last year decreased by 1.4 per cent compared with the previous quarter, but were 0.9 per cent higher than the previous year. While […]

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Politicians get to spend more on TV ads

Federal politicians can now spend their office budgets on TV and radio advertising under a regulation change that Labor is promising to fight. Special Minister of State Alex Hawke made the change a week ago, giving MPs the ability to spend their taxpayer-funded electorate office budgets on broadcast advertising. Senators get $109,370.53 each year to […]

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