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CSPAN
Mar 22, 2015 9:00pm EDT
environmental protection u.s.-china relations and the ukraine conflict. this portion is courtesy of china central television. >> with huffington post, in under the dome, a documentary the filmmakers complain about big oil companies like petrol china have been a block to the introduction of policies on environmental protection and law enforcement in this field. for example, in the subject -- setting of quality standards of gasoline consumed as well as introduction of wider use of natural gas. my question is, if it is, it is it true that these companies are posing an obstacle to enforcing environmental protection laws and policies? if so, what steps will the chinese government take to remove such an obstacle? premier li: [speaking chinese] translator: i understand the focus of all your questions is about tackling environmental pollution, especially smog. this is a concern uppermost on all people's minds. i want to tell you that the chinese government is determined to tackle smog and environmental pollution as a whole and tremendous efforts have already been made in this regard. the pr
CSPAN
Feb 20, 2012 12:00am EST
failure of the united nations will to adopt a resolution due to a new feature of russia and china. last saturday following the vote, the high representative on the can ress up the eagles continue to support all efforts at the league of arab states and called once more on all members of the u.n. security council to assume their resonsibilities. the searing crisis is and will remain very high on the e.u. agenda. the e.u. foreign ministers will discuss it again on the 27th of february. the e.u. has thrown out the conflict by the syrian people and the high representative continues to increase pressure on the syrian authorities through multiple levels. the priority for now is to stop the regimes repression and the escalating violence. in accordance with the arab league's plan, it is also a sense is that there's political detainees, remove troops, tanks and weapons from the cities and allow independent observance in the media to freely travel and report in syria. to this end the e.u. is intensively engaged with the league of arab states and other players to find a peaceful solution. the highe
CSPAN
Mar 23, 2015 12:00am EDT
. this is courtesy of china central television. >> with huffington post, in under the dome, a documentary there are complaints about oil companies like sino pak -- sinopec and central china being a block to environmental protection and law enforcement in this field. for example, in the quality standards of gasoline consumed, the wider use of natural gas. if it is true -- is it true that the companies pose an obstacle to enforcing environmental protection laws and policies. if so, what step with the chinese government take to remove such an obstacle? [speaking mandarin] premier li keqiang: i understand the focus of your question is tackling pollution, especially smog. this is a concern on all peoples minds. the chinese government is determined to tackle smog and environmental pollution as a whole. and the efforts have already been made in this regard. the progress we have made still falls for -- far short of the expectations of our people. last year, i said the chinese government would declare war against environmental pollution. we are determined to carry forward our efforts u
CSPAN
Nov 20, 2011 9:00pm EST
and maritime security, including cooperation in the south china sea. meanwhile, the united states will continue our effort to build a cooperative relationship with china. all of our nations -- australia, the united states -- all of our nations have a profound interest in the rise of a peaceful and prosperous china. that's why the united states welcomes it. we've seen that china can be a partner from reducing tensions on the korean peninsula to preventing proliferation. and we'll seek more opportunities for cooperation with beijing, including greater communication between our militaries to promote understanding and avoid miscalculation. we will do this, even as we continue to speak candidly to beijing about the importance of upholding international norms and respecting the universal human rights of the chinese people. a secure and peaceful asia is the foundation for the second area in which america is leading again, and that's advancing our shared prosperity. history teaches us the greatest force the world has ever known for creating wealth and opportunity is free markets. so we seek ec
CSPAN
Apr 14, 2014 12:32am EDT
happening -- having more people in jail than china or any other country on earth. [applause] and when people talk about what is happening in america, they get angry because they go shopping and tried to buy a product and look at the label and say, where does that product come from? it comes from china, vietnam, mexico. meanwhile, they look in their own communities and they know that factories that used to pay workers a living wage have long been gone. corporations are taking advantage of our disastrous shutdown ines america, even if they were profitable here, and they go to china or other countries where they can pay people low, low wages. not so many years ago, general motors was the largest private employer in the united states of america. they paid their workers, who were unionized, good wages and good benefits. today, the largest private-sector employer is walmart. vehemently antiunion, who pay their workers low wages with minimal benefits. if you want to look at the transformation of the american economy, you can look at it from being a general motors economy, producing real proj
CSPAN
Jan 8, 2012 9:00pm EST
temporary. the problem is worldwide. even like a problem with china right now. we explored a lot of dollars to -- we exported a lot of dollars to china. they inflated their currency as well. when this came down, you're a fist -- when this comes down -- yes, europe is collapsing right now. all that secretary geithner can do is take care of that and the american people will not figure it out until it is over, and we can bail you out i just printing dollars. they did that in 2008. the people that had gripped this off and made the money, they should have gone bankrupt without you getting stuck with the bill. [applause] we are prepared, right now, for all of europe. our banks are connected to the european banks. they bought all of the debt that country's like italy and spain. just like we bought up the worthless mortgage debt in this country, they said it was a liquid. no one would buy it. the fed bought it. the treasury bought it. that is major. you cannot turn an economy around until you eradicate the debt overhang. we are like an individual that has borrowed too much money, but all of
CSPAN
Apr 13, 2014 9:32pm EDT
more people in jail in china that we have -- >> they get angry because they go shopping and they try to buy a product. maybe a holiday gift. he look at the label and they say where does the product comes from. it comes china, vietnam and japan. they know factories that used to pay workers a living wage have long been gone. corporations taking advantage of our disastrous trade policies, shut down in america, even they were profitable. they go to china or other countries where they can pay people low wages. not so many years ago, general motors was the largest private employer in the united states of america. they paid their workers, unionized good wages and good benefits. of today the largest private sector employer is wal-mart. vehemently anti-union. who pay their workers low wages. if you want to look the transformation of american economy, you can look at a general motors economy to a wal-mart economy at the union low wages minimal bents. in terms of education. we all understand that the nation does not go forward.!j= we do not compete effectively in the global economy. we don't do th
CSPAN
Sep 5, 2011 12:00am EDT
, firmly adhering to the belief exists to protect the security of japan and the world. during the china-south korea- japan summit held in may, the leaders of china and south korea took time to visit the stricken areas. i believe we were able to affirm the importance of mutual assistance in times of national difficulty and disaster. around the world, countries face a crisis over their nation's -- nations' finances. shortly after i assumed office, i initiated a debate on using the consumption tax to brace ourselves security system. after continued discussion, we managed to develop a proposal to reform social services and taxes in an integrated manner. no matter which party is in power, the need to ensure that japan's social security system and say finances remain sustainable is an issue that cannot be skirted, and is foundational to achieving a minimum misery society. in light of what is happening abroad, procrastination is no longer an option. the problems are numerous and daunting. but i truly feel that the ruling and opposition parties must cooperate on resolving this challenge upon se
CSPAN
May 4, 2014 9:42pm EDT
probably doing that. people in china. it is very difficult to penetrate >> the head of the u.s. air force you can see his remarks on -span at 11:15 a.m. in the afternoon, i discussion on russia intervention. response and the role of nato is a live from the center for strategic and international studies. you can see it at 130 p.m. eastern on monday afternoon on c-span. >> for over 35 years, c-span brings events for washington directly to you putting you into the room at hearings and events and conferences and offering complete gavel-to-gavel coverage of the u.s. house all as a public service of private industries. we were created by the cable tv industry and brought as a public service. watch us in hd. >> the supreme court -- the case is riley v. california. was pulledvid riley over for driving with expired tags. police officers searched his phone without a warrant and information from the phone was used to convict him of several felonies. this is one hour. stored on smart phones. this is an hour. >> we'll hear argument first this morning in case , riley v. california. mr. fisher? >>
CSPAN
Aug 18, 2014 12:33am EDT
offender in terms of destroying jobs and sending jobs to foreign countries like china. the nationalat labor relations board for example. i hear complaints so often about other agencies like the irs. we have now uncovered through oversight in the house through the investigations we have done, we have uncovered that the irs was actually targeting people based on their political beliefs. that happens in third world nations all the time. it shouldn't happen in america. it has to stop. we look at these things that have been challenged in the courts. people say all of the stuff is partisan in all these cases must the 5-4 decisions. here and ruth is bader ginsburg is on the other side. that is not the case. war than a dozen times as a president takes all these executive actions he brags about, more than a dozen times, cases that have gone to the u.s. supreme court, the court has ruled unanimously, 9-0, that the president overreached his executive authority. what we talk about this overreached, the president using his pen to write laws from the oval office, which is not legal haso, the suprem
CSPAN
Sep 14, 2014 9:00pm EDT
through china and india and brazil. making a must join in success of that by 2020. >> mr. speaker, my right honorable friend, the deputy prime minister and the leader of the opposition are rightly campaigning today for the future of our union. , with gatwickis in my constituency, i see the strong family and business links between my local airport and scottish airports. does my right honorable friend believe -- the leader of the house agree, that our kingdom is better together as the united britain? i say that as somebody with proud scottish ancestry. >> i absolutely agree with my right honorable friend. what he can see at gatwick airport and what we all experience around other parts of england and wales is a very good example of his point. two thirds of scottish exports are exported to the rest of the united kingdom. why would anyone choose to place whereernational border those exports are going and do so unnecessarily? my honorable friend makes a very powerful point. , next thursday the scots will make what is undoubtedly the most historic, important and momentous decision we have ev
CSPAN
Jan 18, 2015 9:35pm EST
includes not only china, but russia. they have continued to cooperate with us and setting forth positions that would give us assurances that iran was not developing a nuclear weapon. i have always said that the chances that we can actually get a diplomatic deal are probably less than 50/50. iran is a regime that is deeply suspicious of the west, deeply suspicious of us. in the past they have surreptitiously and secretly advanced aspects of this program. we have huge differences with them on a whole range of issues. but, if in fact we still have an opportunity to get a diplomatic deal that provides us verifiable assurances that they are not developing a nuclear weapon, that is the best possible outcome that we can arrive at right now. the question i have for members of congress, including those folks in my own party, is why is it that we would have to take actions that might jeopardize the possibility of getting a deal over the next 60 to 90 days? what is it precisely that is going to be accomplished? i can tell you what the risks are. and i think david shares my assessment here. under the
CSPAN
Mar 10, 2014 12:35am EDT
japan are also watching. >> and china which is throwing its weight around asia as well now. >> paul, do you want to jump in? >> i guess i would say a couple of things. certainly, i agree very much that it does matter. there's no question that it matters. we are really talking here about the future of europe, and beyond that the future of the international system. i would differ a little bit with cliff on the question of russia doing this because it can. there are a lot of things that russia can do that it does not do. russia could be sending s 300 missiles to iran. at this point it is not. russia is defending and geranium lawsuit because they signed a contract to deliver those missiles. at the request of united states they did not. they also decided that they wanted to keep the money, which did not please the iranians very much. they certainly have the option to deliver those missiles. the iranians would be quite pleased with that. russia is not doing that. -- whatwe need to russia has done is entirely inappropriate. it violates international norms. it violates a lot of agreements, but
CSPAN
Sep 15, 2014 12:00am EDT
china and indiana and brazil and everybody of all businesses must join in making that happen by 2020. >> mr. speaker, my right hon. friend the prime minister, deputy prime minister and leader of the opposition are rightly campaigning today for the future of our union. on a daily basis in my constituency i see the strong family and business links between my local airports and scottish airports. does my right hon. friend, the leader of the house agree with me that our great kingdom is better together as united written? and i say that as somebody with proud scottish ancestors. >> i absolutely agree with my right hon. friend and what he can seek at airports and what we all experience around other parts of england and wales are good example of his point. two thirds of scottish exports are exported to the rest of the united kingdom. twice for the rest of the world put together. why would anyone choose to place an international border where those exports are going and do so and necessarily. my right hon. friend makes a powerful point. >> next fears status talks could support the most histor
CSPAN
Feb 6, 2012 12:00am EST
jobs, and unfair trade practices by china. the president of the ethics and public policy center talks about the obama administration decision that requires church- affiliated employers to cover birth control. and a representative from the kaiser family foundation commission on medicaid and the uninsured has details on a federal program that offers health insurance to children in low income families. "washington journal" live at 7:00 a.m. on c-span. during this week's "question time," david cameron answered questions on the economy and on proposed changes to the national health service. operation leader david miliband -- opposition leader david miller band talked about bonuses and said the government should propose legislation asking the banks to disclose all employees earning more than 1 million pounds per year. >> order. questions for the prime minister. paul farrelly. thank you. >> i am sure the whole house will wish to join me in sending our deepest condolences to the families and friends of signaller ian sartorius-jones from the 20th armored brigade headquarters and signal s
CSPAN
May 19, 2014 12:00am EDT
just that wonderful play and joey the horse came on my recent business trip to china and caused quite a stir but it is that magnificent memorial of all the animals that died in the war. it is important away commemorate the 100th anniversary not only in 2014 this year but we commemorate gallon poly. and the armistice and peace to follow. >> order. >> you have been watching "prime minister's questions" from the british house of commons. it airs on cspan2 wednesday and sunday night 9:00 p.m. eastern and pacific on c-span. the british parliament is in recess for local and european elections. it returns wednesday july 11 one week after the state opening and queen's speech. you can watch at c-span.org where you can find prior episodes. next, secretary of state john kerry and british foreign secretary william hague on syria. >> telecommunication policy has not been reformed since 1934 so there was really a compelling need in 1995 to begin a process of massive telecommunication reform and at that time you basically had boxes, you had a box for broadcasters, a box for telephone companies, a box
CSPAN
Jan 16, 2012 12:00am EST
. and in terms of exports to china they went up by over 20% last year. i'm sorry do everything i can to help resolve the situation. i'm very happy to ask a minister to meet my honorable friend to discuss this issue. >> ed miliband. [shouting] >> mr. speaker, can i joi the prime minister in paying tribute to captain tom jennings from the royal marines, squadron leader anthony downing from the royal air force, rather john king from first battalion, the yorkshire regiment, and riflemen from fourth, third battalion the royal rifles. all of them showed enormous courage and bravery at making sacrifices on our behalf, and our deepest condolences go to their family and friends. >> here, here. >> the chancellor said in the opening state of the drinkers would onlyrise by 1% of inflation. and he therefore explained while rail companies this month some of these amateur roots have increased their fares by 11%? >> the power was given to them to do that by the last labour government. [laughter] >> ed miliband. >> know, mr. speaker. no. no, mr. speaker, no mr. speaker. the prime minister is wrong. t
CSPAN
Aug 1, 2011 12:00am EDT
strategically that i have a problem with the communist dictatorship in in china being a manufacturing giant of the 21st century. nothing good will come to us from the for our prosperity and security your in terms of mr. romney, i absolutely oppose allowing people to go bankrupt in the manufacture and sector. as a nation, we have to produce well, farm, manufacture, in a big. -- innovate. there's also the underlying premise that having seen wall street bailed out with no restructuring, with a failure to actually get the credit flowing back down, to turn around and say to working people that live in 90-foot loss that there tax dollars are being used to bail of people in 90-foot loss is unacceptable. >> yet, it was a republican president that said that the u.s. was on the cusp of financial disaster if wall street was not build up, if some of these too big to fail companies were not helped out. >> i disagree with president bush in the past. i respect him very much. i think history will be kinder to him that some of the recent evaluations of his performance have been, but that is where you
CSPAN
Jan 23, 2012 12:00am EST
say that exports to china were up by 20% last year. i think the arrangement my right honorable friend the chancellor's can do will make london one of the great trading centers i think is a one important breakthrough, we need many more like that. >> can the prime is to clarify what the coalition government position is on inheritance tax? we received correspondence from the junior partner state income and ago, if tories were governing -- cutting inheritance tax remainders and received by the public spending even more. is that true? [laughter] >> the position on inheritance tax is covered in the coalition agreement. [shouting] >> richard graham. >> last week on the serious -- syrian border, they refuse to cover fellows citizens. if things with her to get better, not worse, will the world and start selling arms to signal what evidence does the prime mr. abbott countries shipping arms to that regime? >> i think the honorable gentleman makes an extremely important point. and i think britain needs to lead the way in making sure we tightened the sanctions, the travel bans, the asset freezes o
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2013 12:00am EST
utility. so the china-u.s. relationship is probably the most important for the two sides and the world in this century, but the u.s. needs allies in this world and the u.k., in my estimation, is still the closest and most globally capable ally that the united states has. -- as different as those in israel, germany, japan and elsewhere. the u.s. government supported the pivot towards the asian pacific region. announced that president obama 20 asian pacific region two years ago. after all, we have our own british pivot to the east and the south reflecting the shift in economic power over the past two decades. that is right for america and it is right for the u.k. but some clarity is needed. america was not signaling a solo purpose on asia. the u.s. will remain a global power with enduring interest in the middle east, for example. that wasn't properly understood at the time. and led to the u.s. administration adopting this different term, rebalancing. on the u.k. side, we need to work out whether our asia pivot is overwhelmingly commercial or whether there are political security and econo
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2014 12:33am EST
two years. i think you'll be a longer-term effort. , such a of china consequential, his story event. we want china's rise to be useful. -- peaceful. to see aggressive behavior, nationalism, coming to the forefront. ofdo not want to see a war words with japan or other neighbors in the east china sea or any territorial dispute reach a flashpoint. thinkose are areas that i you have to particularly pay attention to. the middle east, as always, russia, china. and try to do what we can to manage each of those. >> you mention isis. what do you think we can do differently than what we are doing now, because they continue gaining territory. and they continue expanding. is there anything more or different that we can do? >> i think we are in for long struggle. but i think we have in the last month put together the pieces of a strategy. starting first and foremost with the removal of maliki as prime minister in iraq, something that was long overdue. unfortunately the instigator of a lot of the bad theings and fears that sunnis and the kurds and others within iraq felt and were trying to deal w
CSPAN
Feb 2, 2014 9:00pm EST
fostered there. that's important. and also if you think about our relations with china and how improved our relations with china, it's very good you have gotten a trade minister, the chance of the foreign secretary and expertise of the foreign office but also have the home secretary to think about things like visas and border access and all of those things, which are an important part of our relationship. so i think we could shift to do some more domestic subjects but i think the balance is pretty good and when we're dealing with foreign policy subjects, we take domestic aspect seriously. >> at the outset you did, with the new government you did national security strategy, spending review and defense review sort of alongside each other. was the intention that the national security strategy set the context for the other reviews? >> yes. we did as you say, the new government, did all three things together. strategic strategy, defense review and, of course, comprehensive spending review and we did them all together. the national security strategy helped set the context for what you want to
CSPAN
Apr 29, 2012 9:00pm EDT
look at some of the fastest-growing markets in the world -- whether india, china or some of the south-east asian markets i visited a few days ago -- we see that our export performance in some of those markets, compared with 2009, is up by as much as 60%. as well as those markets, however, we also have to remember our old friends, as it were, and the fact that we still export more to the republic of ireland than to brazil, russia, india and china combined. so we need to expand our existing markets, but it is far harder work to get into the fast-growing markets of the world. >> recently, the prime minister conceded that the government had made an "important mistake" in the handling of the fuel crisis. would it not be a positive step in correcting that mistake were the government to scrap the 3p increase in august, in order to help motorists, haulage companies and hard-pressed families in the uk? >> the government have actually used about £4 billion of budget money to keep petrol prices down. they are about 6p lower than they would be under labour's plans. let me update the honorable ge
CSPAN
Jan 9, 2012 12:00am EST
criticized me while he was out raising money. for serving my country in china. yes, under a democrat. like my two sons are doing in the united states navy. they are now at asking what political affiliation the president is. -- they are not asking what political affiliation the president is. i want to be very clear to the people here in new hampshire. i will always put my country first. i think that is important. [applause] >> we serve our country first by standing for people that believe and conservative principles and doing everything in our power to promote an agenda does not include president obama's agenda. i think the decision to work for president obama -- i do not disrespect your decision. the person who should represent our party, running against president obama, is not someone who called him "a remarkable leader" and went to be his ambassador in china. >> this stage is divided, david, -- this nation is divided, david, because of attitudes like that. [applause] the american people are tired of the partisan division. they have had enough. there is no trust left among the ameri
CSPAN
Jan 2, 2012 12:00am EST
shipped to china? >> what would i do to move jobs back that have gone overseas? that why we have a very aggressive tax and regulatory policy. on tax i would go to zero to bring hundreds of billions into the u.s. and create new jobs. i would go to 100% expensing so everything you bought you could write off in one year, to make our work force the most productive in the world and i would change unemployment compensation so that in order to get it you are -- had to sign up for a business training program so you were actually improving your skills. we would no longer give people money for 99 weeks for doing nothing. that would dramatically improve our work force. [applause] i also proposed a 12.5% corporate tax rate, even lower than canada and the irish tax rate. that would bring in monies that are locked up in businesses overseas. i would las bollish obama care. [applause] >> i would abolish the dodd-frank bill, which is killing small banks and small businesses. i would repeal sarbanes-oxley, which is a bill that's added a tremendous amount of paperwork for no particular advantage. i would
CSPAN
Feb 5, 2012 9:00pm EST
. manufacturing, jobs, and what they consider unfair trade practices by china. ed whelan talks about the obama administration's decision and samantha artiga has details on the federal program that offers health insurance for children in low-income families. "washington journal" live on c- span. during this week's "question time," david cameron answered questions on the economy and on proposed changes to the national health service. operation leader david miliband talked about bonuses and said the government should propose legislation asking the banks to disclose all employees earning more than 1 million pounds per year. >> order. questions for the prime minister. paul farrelly: thank you. >> i am sure the whole house will wish to join me in sending our deepest condolences to the families and friends of signaller ian sartorius-jones from the 20th armored brigade headquarters and signal squadron too legit, and lance corporal gajbahadur gurung, attached to the 1st battalion of the york sure regiment. these are dedicated soldiers who were highly respected by their colleagues. they're cou
CSPAN
Nov 17, 2013 9:20pm EST
strengthening it in the months and years to come. we do not just need more investment from china, want to do more to attract investors from the golf. -- gulf. we will introduce a visa waiver system to make it easier for companies to come here and do business. this will be up and running in the new year. doing something to drive up that investment. that sir michael newagreed to generate a investment organization as part of trade investment. majors from an investment. these projects will not just mean new jobs in london. they will mean it across the country. the first deal is just days away with regeneration in places like liverpool. afford, ant we can economy where everyone can take part and is equipped for the future, based on enterprise at home and abroad, that is how we build something better. by doing this, we need not look at the global race with fear, but with confidence that britain can come through stronger and, with the right decisions, our children can look forward to a better future. london is thehat great innovator and has led the way for centuries. can support innovat
CSPAN
Oct 13, 2013 9:00pm EDT
, would you invested in , china --udi arabia where would you invested? the government of the united states isn't perfect, but relatively speaking, in all aspects of the world, what is the safest group that is likely to pay their debt? that would be the united states. it has been that way for over 225 years. the republicans in the house have decided to put that on the line. to put that on the line because they don't like the affordable , or they put all of that on the line because they the way the budget process is working. say,then doubled down and not only are we going to put the full faith and credit of the united take that risk, -- states at risk, we are going to shut the government down while we do that until we get our way on a specific piece of legislation. i know that they are principled -- there are principles that are worth debating. how big the size of government should be, how much they should spend, how much local government should spend. what level of revenues should be required to pay for it? who should put up those revenues? those are important things to decide. we tr
CSPAN
Nov 24, 2013 9:00pm EST
president's historic trip to china, this is what accompanied him. was looking at a package of cigarettes. they have pandas on them. she was admiring that. he said, i understand you also admired the pandas at the zoo. she said yes, that is a darling. he said, we will make sure you have pandas always. it was important for her to uphold, to support her husband. -- it waseing there at the end of the trips were news reporters would come out and talk about the president but they would always say what a wonderful job that nixon did. >> first lady pat nixon monday spant live on c-span and c- 3. also on c-span radio and c- span.org. >> kentucky senator rand paul spoke about foreign policy at the citadel military academy in charleston south carolina. some of the topics included u.s. aid to other countries. his remarks are just under half an hour. >> thank you. thank you. thank you. thank you. i understand you have a big game on saturday. who is going to win? all right. all right. i am glad to see there is no debate on that. it is an honor to be here today at citadel. i want to thank general rosa for inv
CSPAN
Nov 16, 2014 9:01pm EST
the region and spoke about u.s. relations with china, north korea's nuclear program, and regional territorial disputes. this is about 40 minutes. >> thank you. thank you so much, everybody. please, take a seat. hello, brisbane. it is good to be back in australia. i love australia. i really do. the only problem with australia is every time that i come here, i've got to sit in conference rooms and talk to politicians instead of go to the beach. story,ncellor's distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, and most of all, the students of university of queensland, it is great to be here at uq. i know we are joined by students across the city and some high school students, as well. i want to thank all of the young people for welcoming me here today. on my last visit to this magnificent country three years ago, i had the privilege to meet some of the first australians. we are joined by some today. i want to acknowledge the traditional owners of this land and pay respects to your elders past and present. this university is recognized as one of the world's great institutions of science and
CSPAN
Apr 16, 2012 12:00am EDT
imbalances. we are seeing some promising finds. in china for interest for the current account of balance has moved from a little over 10% to probably a little less than 3%. that's good but it's only partial because when external factors abate then it will hike again so more needs to be done. we also know based on imf research that a more equitable distribution of income can help promote economic and financial stability and more lasting growth will let me take one example, the example have brazil which since the 1990's has taken significant steps to transfer from the more privileged to the less privileged. if other countries were to reduce inequality by as much as brazil has done in the last two decades our analysis those that periods of uninterrupted high growth could be 50% longer than there might otherwise be. analysis, research, that actually can help, and it sets standards. india and china too have made important inroads into reducing poverty, yet high growth in those countries has also exacerbated inequality so that needs more attention and the governments in those countries know i.
CSPAN
Apr 15, 2012 9:00pm EDT
promising signs in china, for instance, where the current imbalance has moved from a little over 10%, to a little less than, but it is only partial. when external factors abate, it will hike again. more needs to be done. we also know that more equitable distribution of the income could promote growth. but we take the example of brazil, which since the 1990's has taken significant steps to transfer from the more- privileged to the less- privileged. now, if other countries were to reduce inequality by as much as brazil has done, our analysis shows that periods of the uninterrupted growth could be 50% longer than they might otherwise be. analysis, research, that actually can help and it sets standards. india and china, too, have made important inroads in reducing poverty, yet high growth has also exacerbated in equality. those inequalities need more attention -- attention, and the governments in those countries know it. so, what will be the key factors that will help? policies through the -- fiscal, monetary, short-term, and in the medium-term. what are the critical factors? i see three of th
CSPAN
Apr 9, 2012 12:00am EDT
tectonic shift that we are seeing in the global economy. countries like brazil, india, and china are just reaching a stage where they are no longer emerging but emerged -- not on a per capita basis for some of them. they want to have their seat at the table. we regulate reassess quotas, and reforms have been decided that now need to be implemented. we can implement those changes that will give more say, more votes, and a heavier burden on those countries that are emerging and ask for their seat at the table. it is fine to engage. anyone with these reforms, the unites states of america was still remain my lead shareholder, as it should be the case for the leading economy which leadership is much needed. i would like you to lead with 3 concluding messages. corporations can deliver. it has happened in the past. i have witnessed this on the european scene. u.s. economically leadership is needed for cooperation to work. in a world driven by an infinite of interconnections, the idea of corporation is as urgent -- "geography has made its neighbors, the economy has made us partner and." this is a
CSPAN
Apr 30, 2012 12:00am EDT
or china or the southeast asian markets, i visited some days ago, export performance care compared with 2009 in those markets is up by as much as 60%. but as well as those markets, we've also got to remember our old friends, as it were, and the fact that we still export more to the republic of ireland than brazil, russia, india, and china combined. expanding our existing market but much more work to get in the fast growing markets in the world. >> david simpson. >> thank you, mr. speaker. recently the prime minister conceded that the government had made an important mistake in the handling oof this fuel cry sess. can i ask him, wouldn't it be a positive step in correcting that mistake if the government were to scrap the piece in august in order to help motorists, companies and families in the united kingdom? >> the government has actually used around four pl bel pounds of budget money to keep petrol prices down and petrol prices are about 6 p lower than they would be under the plans of the party opposite. let me update the honorable gentleman and the house on the issues of fuel str
CSPAN
Oct 7, 2013 12:00am EDT
. it means competing with china on sweat shops and yained on low wages. no, those countries are becoming our customers. and we have to compete with california on invasion, asia on technology. and you need to recognize something else about this race. the plain fact is this: all those global companies that employ lots of people can set up anywhere in the world. they can go to silicon valley or come here and these companies base their decisions on some simple things like the tax rates you pay in each country. if those taxes are higher here than elsewhere they don't come here. and if they don't come here we don't get those jobs. do you get that labor? british people don't get those jobs. last week labor proposed to put up corporation tax on our biggest and most successful employers. that is just about the most damaging nonsensical policy you could possibly come up with and we will fight it every step of the way. \[applause] and my job i get to visit some amazing factories. one of my favorites is not only because they let me get in a car on my own and let me drive around quite danger
CSPAN
Oct 20, 2013 9:35pm EDT
and the stated policies that president obama had articulated, challenging china on its government- orchestrated hacking surveillance program.
CSPAN
Apr 8, 2012 9:00pm EDT
. where countries like brazil, russia, india, china and a few others are just itching a stage where they are no longer emerging but immersed. at least on an aggregate basis, not on a per-capita basis. they want to have their seat at the table. the table of the ims. that is the reason why we reassess quota, seats at the table, voices of the country and reforms have been decided that now needs to be implemented by each and every member so that by reaching the appropriate threshold we can implement those changes that will give some more faith, more votes, and a heavier burden on those countries that are emerging and ask for their seat at the table. and it is critical that that be implemented and it is time on this front to actually engage. and even with these reforms, the united states of america would still remain my lead shareholder with all of its prerogatives, as should be the case for the leading economy which leadership is much needed. of a like to leave you with a three concluding messages. first of all, cooperation can deliver. it has happened in the past. i have witnessed it,
CSPAN
Jul 20, 2014 9:32pm EDT
have a working relationship with china. beyonder earth orbit and , human spaceflight, peaceful ,urposes, it is sort of a trial highly visible to the world, the two nations can work together. july isember that next 'se 40th anniversary of apollo .ole use in 1975 that was a pretty warm part of the cold war, with missiles pointed at each other. it was called "mutually assured yet, theon," and administrator of nasa will only went to the moon -- when we went to the moon was a major person behind pushing for this joint mission with the russians. thinkt think many people that was a mistake. i think it paved the way for more acceptable relations later on. going back to landing first on the moon, the russians wanted to do that, but they didn't. we gradually caught up with them after mercury and gemini, with all of the things that we did .uring that it was clear that we were leading them. however, they had the capability of sending one cosmonaut around the moon, and they knew what we were going to do on apollo eight. they did not have the rocket successfully to be able to do that, but it
CSPAN
Sep 16, 2013 12:00am EDT
with india and china and the female fetus in the world today is more affordable than she was last week? >> i think she is right to raise this, and let's be clear that abortions on the basis of a child's sex are wrong and illegal in our country. and i think "the daily telegraph is to be committed for the campaign and the work they've done to highlight this important case. but in our country we get into the prosecuting authorities. it's very important that they look at the evidence and they make a decision on the basis of likely that getting a conviction and the public interest in making a case and taking it to court. that has to work in the country but i share her concern about what we read and what is happening an it is right the professional action should be considered as well. >> on sunday i joined the whales, walk on wales army veterans of the 8-under seven-mile tour of wales. walk on wales is a charity campaign to raise awareness for the comrades suffer from mental illness provided been great progress over the last 10 years, can the prime minister assure the house that he is r
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May 18, 2014 9:00pm EDT
came on my recent business trip to china quite a stir but it is that magnificent memorial of died in theals that war. it is important away commemorate not only anniversary in 2014 this year but we commemorate gallon poly. and the armistice and peace to follow. gap "prime have been watching minister's questions" from the british house of commons. on espn2 wednesday and sunday night 9:00 p.m. eastern pacific on c-span. the british parliament is in ecess for local and european elections. it returns wednesday july 11 one state opening and queen's speech. c-span.org h at prior etch find episodes. next secretary of state john erry and british foreign hague on william syria. >> telecommunication policy has been reformed since 1934 so there was really a compelling to begin a process of massive telecommunication at that time you basically had boxes, you had a broadcasters, a box for telephone companies, a box for
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