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Apr 18, 2016 12:35am EDT
relations, to china. agreements that have cost us millions of decent paying jobs. if corporations shut down here and throw american workers out on the street and moved to china and other low-wage countries. [crowd boos] i not only oppose these trade agreements, i lead the opposition to all of them. [cheers and applause] and if elected president, we are going to transform our trade policy. corporate america will start investing in this country, not just in china. [cheers and applause] secretary clinton and i disagree on minimum wage policy. the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour is a starvation wage. [cheers and applause] she believes we should raise the minimum wage to $12 per hour. not bad, but not good enough. we need to raise it to 15 box 15 bucks an hour. [cheers and applause] i am proud of the fast food workers who went out on strike. who had the guts -- and i've been on the picket line with them -- [cheers and applause] who had the guts to tell you american people that if you are worth 40 hours per week, you should not be living in poverty. thank you, fast food workers.
CSPAN
Jun 22, 2014 11:59pm EDT
the highest number of foreign offenders. countries like out -- nigeria, china, vietnam. we also need to use the transfer agreement within the european union, because that could lead to a large return of prisoners, not least to poland. we need to keep up pressure on this. i also believe if we have a conservative government, we will have more human rights. >> the national house service missed its treatment targets the very first time. what does the prime minister have to say to patients and their families who have to put their lives on hold waiting for finals treatment to start? >> there isn't a family in this country that is no factor by cancer and the difficulties of making sure you get the treatment you need as fast as you can. we have a series of targets for cancer treatment and we are meeting almost all of them. we have seen an increase in 15% in the terms of the number of people that are being treated for cancer. of course we have introduced something that never existed under the previous government, that is the cancer drugs fund. know people inly her own constituency just is not
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 9:00pm EST
trade visit to china, deputy prime minister nick clegg questions from members of the house of commons. questions were on british immigration policy and rising energy prices. as the session began, the deputy prime minister offered condolences to those who died in a helicopter crash in glasgow. this is about 35 minutes. >> order, questions for the prime minister, julie elliott. asked to apply -- i have been asked to apply -- as i was saying, i have been asked to reply on behalf of my rifle friend, the prime minister, who has been visiting china. the whole house wishes to join me in offering condolences to the family and friends of those who have been killed following the helicopter crashed in glasgow on friday evening. our thoughts also with those who are injured at this difficult time. yesterday andsite i would like to pay tribute on behalf of the whole house to the outstanding response and bravery of all the emergency services involved in what were extremely demanding circumstances. this morning, i had a meeting with my ministerial colleagues and others. i shall have further such meet
CSPAN
Oct 20, 2014 12:30am EDT
. >> the 1997 joint declaration committed britain and china together to preserve the freedom and stability and high degree of autonomy for hong kong for 50 years. recent large demonstrations show that the people of hong kong have real concern over proposals to the election of the chief executive. does my right honorable friend agree with me we should do everything possible to pressure -- encourage the governments of hong kong and china to find ways for the widest possible choice in the important elections and that is vital to the stability in hong kong and the interests of both britain and china? >> i agree with my honorable friend that this is important. that democracy involves real choices. and i also think we should be clear about the importance we attach to the 1984 joint declaration because that joint declaration makes very clear that the current social and economic systems in hong kong will remain unchanged including the lifestyle. and it talks about rights and freedoms including those of speech, the press, assembly, association, travel, movement and of strike. these are important fr
CSPAN
Jan 26, 2014 9:00pm EST
in china? an example surely of the success of british business and our long-term economic plan. >> i absolutely share my honorable friend's enthusiasm ronmclaren and the work of dennis, who helpfully brought one of his cars to our great meeting in china, where we are encouraging investment into the u.k. the finest of british manufacturing and it is worth mentioning that we have a vehicle rolling off a british reduction line every 20 seconds. >> can i also think the prime minister and the leader of the opposition for their kind work about my friend dell? a man who devoted his life working for peace and justice in afghanistan. new stock in affordable homes have fallen by a third since 2010. why is that? is it because tory councils are demolishing the most affordable-priced housing and selling the land for private development? >> i am afraid that he has his figures wrong. housing starts are actually 89% inher than what they left us 2009. when it comes to affordable homes, we have delivered over 100,000 affordable homes and we will deliver 170,000 in total by 2015. the rate of affordable
CSPAN
Feb 10, 2014 12:00am EST
manufacturing jobs back to this country from china. can he say what are the governments are doing to reassure jobs to the u.k. as part of our long term economic growth. >> it was a huge pleasure to go with my honorable friend to see a company that makes this equipment. bringing jobs from china back into the u.k., this is a small trend at the moment. manufacturing have been re-short since 2011. but if we manage to make sure our energy is competitive if we keep our labor markets flexible and competitive, if we make this a friendly country for business with low tax rates and low corporate tax rates there is no reason we shouldn't see more companies coming back to britain. we don't get that we have an anti-enterprise and anti-business and anti-labor party. >> last week there was an issuance an appalling and damning report. will the prime minister undertake to have the historic hr practices and the disciplinary actions examined and ensure that the executive team and the board are held to account and actually make the huge statement the bullying is not acceptable in the n.h.s.? >> i think
CSPAN
May 11, 2014 8:59pm EDT
to go back to china? >> eventually. >> evan osnos, thank you. we are out of time. ♪ >> for free transcripts or to give us your comments about this program, visit us at q-and-a.org . "q&a" programs are also available as c-span podcasts. [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2014] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] book, an's newest collection of interviews with some of the nations top storytellers. built onountry was those who have immigrated to this country, some of them legally, some of them illegally. in my case, i came in with no documentation and no ability to get a job or an education. when i first came into the united states in the late 1980's and i cross the border between mexico and the united states, i came into the san joaquin valley to work as a migrant farm worker. it was no challenge to find a job. there were not thousands of people trying to get the jobs of pulling weeds with the very same hands that are now doing brain surgery. one of 41 unique voices from 25 years of our book notes and "q&a" conversations. nowan "sundays at eight
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2015 9:00pm EST
europe for a free trade agreement with china. i think other countries including new zealand have shown the masses about the benefit that can bring to your country and britain will always be at the forefront of are doing for these trade agreements. [shouting] [laughter] >> could be prime minister know of anyone who owns our works are uk registered company that uses a luxembourg -- [shouting] in order to avoid paying their fair share of tax in the uk speak as with well, i want to see more and more companies headquartered here in the united kingdom, and that's exactly under this government what is happening. we inherited a situation where company after company was leaving our shores because we've now got competitive tax rates and databases from the government, more and more businesses are coming here including in his constituency. >> greg mulholland. >> thank you, mr. speaker. last week a six year old for my constituency with a 10 euro from london came to see the prime minister to deliver personal letters to him about the nhs england failure to come up with a process to allow the nh
CSPAN
Jun 16, 2014 12:00am EDT
british country this great british computer completely came with me on my visit to china where we were pushing speed does as hard as we could, including -- [laughter] including getting them on the vital chinese equipment to amazon to make sure that they could be sold at very happy to come and visit. is a part of the economic success story and export success story of our country. >> thank you, mr. speaker. on monday i'm going to united nations to address a number of member states and to present a cross party petition in support of the inclusion of the right to healthy early childhood into new post 2015 millennium development goals. this petition has been signed by people from 170 countries around the world. can i, therefore, ask the prime minister to support with his advocacy and to support of his government this leadership by the united nations to create benefits for at least 200 million of the world's poorest children? >> i pay to do the right honorable lady and what she was doing in this area. britain has tried to put a leading role in making sure that the world has a good repla
CSPAN
Jul 6, 2017 8:00am EDT
.-china relations including military issues. economic ties and comedic interest in the asia-pacific region. the center for strategic and international relations here some specialists from both nations. live coverage at 1 p.m. eastern on c-span. >> during wednesday's question time and a british house of commons prime minister theresa may answered questions on the uk's role in combating isis and pay increases for public sector employers specifically teachers and nurses. this is 45 minutes. >> order. question to the prime minister. >> number one, mr. speaker. >> thank you mr. speaker. today marks the 69th anniversary of the nhs, and last week -- [shouting] >> last week solve the immediate anniversary of the 999 service i know members will want to join in paying tribute to the incredibly dedicated men and women who work tirelessly to improve life stay in and day out. mr. speaker, this morning i had meetings with mr. colleagues and others, in addition to my duty and so special further such meetings later today. later this week i will tend to meeting of the g20 where i will discuss the gl
CSPAN
Jul 14, 2017 6:51am EDT
excellent trade discussions with the leaders of india, china, japan and america, which collectively represent 43% of the world's population and six times the population of the european union. would my right honorable friend agree with me that this demonstrates the potential for a prosperous and positive future for britain, post-brexit and it's really time for the pessimists to look at the cup being half full rather than half empty? >> i am happy to endorse my honorable friend's approach. and just to emphasize him -- to him and the house that it's really important to do both. we need a good trade deal with the european union. it is still a hugely important trading partner for us. but also we need to take the opportunity to strike trade deals with economies around the world, not just currently advanced economies but those that are growing very fast as well. that's the root to future global prosperity for this country. >> judith cummins. >> mr. speaker, we've had two general elections for the government promised investment for the northern powerhouse and within weeks they u-turn on it.
CSPAN
Jul 4, 2016 12:38am EDT
to work on an investment treaty with china. mike has done a great job, as i said, in his present role. but he also was in the white house in the first obama term. worging -- working on international economic affairs, advising the president. i had a good chance to work with him both on the korean free trade agreement, as well as negotiates -- negotiations with brazil. so we're very fortunate that he's with us here today. mike, would you please come up and then we'll have some questions afterwards. [applause] mr. froman: thanks very much, bill. it's an honor to be here, talking about the importance of u.s. leadership with this distinguished group. i think the title for that previous session of multilateral cooperation in a turbulent world seems to be particularly timely at the moment. in many parts of the global economy, growth is uneven and weak. in china, progress on reform seems uncertain. russia and brazil continue to face headwinds and in europe, between the migrant crisis, the lingering effects of the financial crisis, the rise of euro skepticism, and now the vote by the british p
CSPAN
Jun 22, 2014 9:00pm EDT
nigeria, jamaica, ma vietnam, china, to make sure we make progress on returning these prisoners. we need to use the prisoner transfer agreements within the european union because that could lead to a large return of prisoners not least to poland but we have to keep up the pressure on this, and i also believe if we get a conservative government after the next election we will have a substantive reform to the human rights act which is not working properly for britain. >> last month the national health service missed it cancer treatment target for the very first time. what does the primus had to say to patients and their families who have had to put their lives on hold waiting for vital treatment to start? >> there isn't a family in this country that isn't affected by cancer and the difficulties of making sure you get the treatment that you need as fast as you can but we have a series of targets for cancer treatment and we are meeting almost all of them. we've seen an increase in terms of 15% in terms of the number of people that are being treated for cancer. and, of course, we've intr
CSPAN
Nov 4, 2013 12:00am EST
china globally. as those people have increased their living standard their energy demands have increased as well. will my right honorable friend agree if we have sustainable long-term energy the deal which the chancellor held in few weeks is chinese initiative is crucial, much rather than short-term political gimmicks? >> i do think it is very important step forward to encourage inward investment into our country to help fund our nuclear program. i think that actually means we're going to have dependable supplies of low carbon electricity long into the future. and to the people who opposed foreign investment, the party opposite opposed foreign investment, with all the flip-flops they have done this week i wouldn't be as all surprised if they didn't start opposing nuclear energy too. getting this foreign investment in means we can use our fire power to build hospitals, to build schools, build roads, railways and modernize our countries. >> does the prime minister believe that royal mail was undervalued? >> i think when you consider that royal mail in the past was losing billions
CSPAN
Mar 2, 2014 9:00pm EST
american named richard flew into china. their mission was to pick up an agent who was of special importance to the u.s. unbeknownst to downey and his fellow agent, as their plane came in and a secret location for demanding, they were shot down. the pilots were killed. john downey and his fellow agent spent 20 years in prison. the mains there until the early 1970's. there are yellow graduates -- yale graduates that play crucial roles in early leadership in the central intelligence agency. most people are heroes that we never know about. i have a friend here today whose nephew was injured in the bombing in afghanistan when the cia officers were killed. they served quietly. that is what intelligence work is all about. they have private, less dangerous lives. they do things like economic analysis or photo interpretation or to intercept conversations and analysis and so on. they are the back own. i kind of thing that they ought to be recognized in the same way that we recognize our military or police officers or first responders or firefighters. the work that they do should be celebra
CSPAN
May 11, 2014 11:59pm EDT
fortune, truth, and faith in the new china." you are in washington now. how long do you expect to stay here with the new yorker in this town? >> we will be here for a few years. it takes a while to find your way around. >> you want to go back to china? >> eventually. >> evan osnos, thank you. we are out of time. ♪ >> for free transcripts or to give us your comments about this program, visit us at q-and-a.org. "q&a" programs are also available as c-span podcasts. [captions copyright national c-span's newest book, "sundays at eight," a collection of interviews with the nations top storytellers. >> in my case, i came in with no toumentation and no ability get a job or an education. when i first came into the united states in the late 1980's, across the border between mexico and united states the san joaquin valley as a migrant farm worker. there is no challenge to find a job. there are not thousands of get the jobs to like pulling weeds with my own hands. the same hands that i now use as a brain surgeon. eight,"n's "sundays at now available at your favorite bookseller. >> next, bri
CSPAN
Mar 13, 2016 9:00pm EDT
, china pnt are korea, and now the proposed p tpp. the donations have been moved into the halls of government into the way -- in ways that are frightening, undermining our nation's endowment of representative government. t is foranders' figh american values, and in turn, for a better future for this generation, and our posterity. the average income in the free enterprise region of ohio i represent is $7,000 less per family then it was when this century began. bernie sanders has been unwavering in his dedication to levellings unjust out of the american way of life and our democratic values. he has been fighting this up he'll -- uphill struggle. [applause] democrats, itod is the political and economic test of our time, as important as americans struggle to wipe out the and statement bonded workers in the 19th century, to give workers dignity in the passage of the national labor relations act. american people have been enduring the outsourcing of good jobs overseas for too long. they have launched over 300,000 good jobs. meanwhile, the trade deficit over the past quarter century toppe
CSPAN
May 8, 2016 9:40pm EDT
are somewhat concerning. china, singapore, united arab .mirates it's not falling in the best open societies, which is to say scandinavia. it is falling in the most economically successful closed societies. if you are in a closed a proxy --closed government, it's worth asking the question, why is this? what happened? i have gases. it's possible that -- i have guesses. it's possible that the sitting impeachment -- that the impeachment of a sitting president had a lot to do with this. systemic attacks in the u.s. and u.k. on the idea that government could do good. we had a real shift in the 1980's, what a lot of people refer to as neoliberalism, suggesting that, generally speaking, governments are going to be significantly less effective than the private sector. when you have government officials standing up and telling you the government can do no good, therefore you should not fund it, eventually, you end up at a point where the government can, in fact, do no good. it's a bit of a self fulfilling. we had public officials who have embarrassed themselves, damaged the dignity of the o
CSPAN
Feb 9, 2014 9:00pm EST
office and protections must be put in place. we have brought manufacturing country from his china. can he say what are the governments are doing to reassure jobs to the kufplt as economic r long term growth. .> you need it 1,005 jobs in manufacturing have 2011.eshored since but if we manage to make sure our energy is competitive if we our labor markets flexible and competitive, if we make this country for business with low tax rates and low corporate tax rates there is no see more shouldn't companies coming back to britain. e don't get that we have an anti-enterprise and anti--labor ss and party. >> last week there was an an appalling and damning report. ill the prime minister undertake and have the historic r practices and the disciplinary actions examined ensure that the executive team and the board are held to the nt and actually make huge statement the bullying is n.h.s.?eptable in the >> i think the honorable laid disabsolutely right to raise this specific case but the lessons that it brings. of course we still have more to but i think the c.q.c. is a organization.ed all this
CSPAN
Jun 15, 2014 9:00pm EDT
believe they came with me on my visit to china where we were pushing speedo's as hard as he could. [laughter] including getting them on the vital amazon to make sure -- export success story of our country. monday, i'm going to the united nations to address a number of member states and to present a party petition in support of the inclusion of the right to help the early childhood in the new post-2015 millennium development goals. this petition has been signed by people from 170 countries around the world. can i ask the prime minister to andort with his efficacy the support of his government this leadership by the united nations to great benefits for at least 200 million of the world's poorest children? >> i pay tribute to the lady and what she's doing in this area. britain has tried to play a leading role in making sure the world as a replacement for the millennium development goals. what offer a report on should be put in the place. at the heart of this was the idea better internal help services -- health services, particularly women in childbirth. i would be happy to look at th
CSPAN
May 29, 2016 9:00pm EDT
steel workers are marching for parliament for their future in their community. why does this china bid to market fierce against the interest of british work? why is this chancellor block changes to the duty against the interest of british workers and will set down industrial strategy to put interest ahead of his own? first thing our thoughts are with the steel make ergs at this time. but a step back we should all acknowledge there's a global crisis in the steel industry. tens of thousands of jobs have been lost just across yiewrm alone and many tens of thousands beyond that. thousand we're taking specific action today to help the portal that works in related works across the country and secretary have been there in india with cross party effort. and then nationally we have taken action to reduce energy charges on energy, industry, we have taken action to make sure there's more flexibility with emissions doing everything we can to help this industry in a very difficult time including making u sure there is chinese dumping and introduced on the bill those imported down over o 90%. >>
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2015 11:59pm EST
carried out there, but we are also pushing within europe for a free trade agreement with china. other countries, including new zealand, have shown the massive amount of benefit that that can bring to their country, and britain will always be at the forefront of arguing for these trade agreements. >> does the prime minister know of anyone who owns or works for a uk- registered company that uses a luxembourg-based holding company in order to avoid paying their fair share of tax in the uk? >> i want to see more and more companies headquartered here in the united kingdom. under this government, that is exactly what is happening. we inherited a situation where company after company was leaving our shores. because we now have competitive tax rates and a business-friendly government more and more businesses are coming here, including in the honorable gentleman's constituency. >> last week six-year-old sam brown from my constituency, with 10-year-old kamal from london, came to see the prime minister to deliver personal letters to him about the nhs england failure to come up with a proc
BBC News
Jun 2, 2017 8:30pm BST
clear that we want to see those changes in north korea and it is important for china to be influencing those. does north korea receive money from the aid budget? the gentleman suggested it did. i don't know the details. £4 million in 2015. you sir? so you're the prime minister of the country and you don't know where that foreign aid is going to, whether to the government or to benefit the people? if we are putting money into, when we put money into country, we change the way we spend the foreign aid. in the way we spend the foreign aid. in the past the aid was often given to governments and you know the stories of the way the money was spent. so work through organisations helping people and the money is targeted on things like education on health, on welfare of people and support for the people who are the most vulnerable. brief one. you spoke of foreign aid money. can you explain why it is that a great deal more of our largesse that goes to the rest of world is not in the form of british manufacturers rather than of cash. it is easier to avoid having a field hospital pocketed than it
CSPAN
May 28, 2012 12:00am EDT
. after that, a discussion on media coverage in china. tomorrow, a retired colonel from the military officers association of america. he will talk about the education benefits for americans in the 2013 request. troops here at home and abroad. part of our week-long columnist series. washington journal, live at 7:00 -- 7:00 a.m. >> given a choice between tyranny and freedom, people will choose freedom. people want the best for their children and they want their creativity and their hard work to be rewarded. people want the freedom to speak their minds, choose those who will lead them, and the right to embrace their faith. >> notable figures from the past three decades online at the c- span video library. >> david cameron answered questions on the health of the economy. unemployment remains a challenge. this is about 35 minutes. sudan and the african union road map should be adhered to by both sides. >> questions for the prime minister. >> this morning i had meetings with ministerial bodies and others and in addition to my duties i shall have further such a meeting later today. >> bradl
CSPAN
Nov 18, 2012 9:00pm EST
prepares for transition. we will hear from the u.s. ambassador to china. our live coverage begins tomorrow on c-span 2. we will look at immigration policy at the american enterprise institute. speakers include utah's's attorney general. then the ceo of the nasdaq stock exchange talks about the so- called sysco close and its effect on capital markets. that is at 1:00 p.m. eastern. tomorrow night, the former abc anchor ted koppel, talks about the future of news. now british prime minister david cameron speaks at the they quit in london about economic and foreign policy. this will be -- speaks at the banquet about economic and foreign policy. this is about 40 minutes. >> the queen. ["god save the queen" plays] ♪ >> prince philip, duke of edinburgh, the duchess of cornwall, and the other members of the royal family. ♪ ["god save the queen" plays] ♪ >> the lord mayor. [applause] >> my late lord mayor, your grace, lord chief lawyer, prime minister, your excellencies, lord, older men, sheriff, cheap, and are, ladies and gentlemen, welcome. welcome from clear and deep. -- from claire and me.
CSPAN
Sep 2, 2013 12:00am EDT
states going back four years ago was their concern about the growing power of china and that they would like to have a more balanced foreign policy. well, it looks like, i think, mr. putin is trying to address, you know, his concerns about the possibility of being overleveraged to china in other ways, and i think the russo- japanese relationship is number one on - number one on the list. now, i'm not going to make the prediction that the northern territory issue is going to be resolved, but i would say i think that the possibility of resolution of this longstanding issue, now 68 years, is greater than i've seen at any time in the last 25 years or so that i've been - that i've been following it. you have two leaderships in both countries that are relatively strong domestically, which i think is necessary, and i think both have the outside factor of their concern increasing about chinese activities. and we may see this finally, in the next year or so, lead to a breakthrough in that relationship, which would frankly be good for the u.s.- russia relationship, as well. so with that note from
CSPAN
Jul 21, 2013 9:00pm EDT
companies. when i finish taking them to cut that's done i will be taking them to india, china, malaysia. byy are not embarrassed this. we want more of them. >> during his friendly discussions with chancellor theel, have they examined european single currency which is a major course of the spirit that is sweeping across southern europe and threatens the democracy of portugal, spain, and greece? i would like to say is what i meet with the chancellor, we discussed the single currency. it is important that what ever the personal views of the single currency and i never wanted britain to join it. we have to respect those kercher's and 1 -- those countries and want to make it work. there's an opportunity for britain to argue that the european union itself needs to change. we need to make this organization one and will be comfortable in. merkel chancellor understands that. i can the prime minister of italy understands that as well. it is achievable. it is one we can get looked
CSPAN
Feb 18, 2013 12:00am EST
us online. >> china is communism in name only these days. it is to preserve the power of the members of the communist party. the basically threw a lot of the ideology aside. it has now become a capitalistic society. communism now, they talk in great lengths about leninism and everything, but it is all about preserving the party's power economically as they grow. they threw -- the throughway the vestiges of coming as a long time ago. in north korea, is about preserving the power of the military and the kim dynasty. it has nothing to do with what karl marx envisioned as communism laid-back. if somebody did a fascinating book about communism and how it merged into asia in vietnam and north korea. the cabalism in the eastern european countries, that is a passing split. >> 34 years of reporting and insight from around the world, next sunday at 8:00 on c-span2 n/a." >> next, david cameron takes questions at the house of commons. after that, a house hearing with two military nominees. then the annual state of the indian nation speech by the president of the national congress of american ind
CSPAN
Jun 25, 2012 12:00am EDT
government under control. >> thank you, mr. speaker. in light of the historic signing in china for record investments, also the granting of the turnaround in liverpool and the support of the automotive industries and saving -- would you say this government had done more in two years to expand on this side of labour did in its entire tenure? >> well, yes, i would. i would say exactly that. and i would point out that that success which he described his part in the las two years of brith exports to brazil going up 37%, british exports to china going up 61%, kurdish exports to india going up 73%, and that is also because the british government is out there championing british business which the other side neglected to do. >> thank you, mr. speaker. can the secretary of state inform the house why he proposals, -- [inaudible] to be paid substantial wage -- naudible] >> well, this is an issue that the paid review bodies are now examining them as the honorable member will kow. they will report next month, but the case for local pay, and they will make the recommendation, we can all debate
CSPAN
Jun 24, 2012 9:00pm EDT
in china for record investments, also the granting of the turn around cruise terminal in liverpool and the support of the automotive industry for 1,000 more jobs in jaguar, would you say that this government had done more in two years to expand and identify than the neighbor did in its entire tenure? >> well, yes, i would, mr. speaker? >> i would say exactly that. and i would point out that that success which she described happened in the last two years to british exports to brazil going up 307 -- 37%, british exports to china going up 61%, british exports to india going up 73%, and that is also because the british government is out there championing british business which the other side neglected to do. >> mr. hamilton. >> can the secretary inform the house why the proposals for original fee, why he awards enrichment york hire to be substantial waste and doing the same jobs here? >> this is an issue that the pay review bodies are now examining, ases honorable member will note, they will report next month, but the case for local pay, and they will make their recommendations, we can
CSPAN
Nov 19, 2012 12:00am EST
china. we will hear from the u.s. ambassador to china. our live coverage begins tomorrow at 9:15 on c-span2. >> the mindset of the world, was into the mid 1990's that wire line access would -- with stuff on poles or in the ground was the key to understanding telecommunications. the intriguing part of the wireless story is how very few people inside the industry - back- that is why the report came out the way it did. it must not just the fcc who did not understand the potential of the wireless. it was the entire industry. except for a few visionaries who were regarded as kooks. turned out to be the case was the hope that some people had that you could have a robustly competitive fixed line access industry, where a half dozen companies are offering telephone service over luetkemeyer. -- over wire. that vision was mistaken. >> 30 years later, was a good idea to crank up at&t. monday night at 8:00 eastern on c-span2. >> now british prime minister david cameron discusses the uk's economic and foreign policy. this will be his third time speaking before the banquet since becoming prime min
CSPAN
Aug 5, 2012 9:00pm EDT
cut out of it, borrow a bunch more from places like china and then send it back to the states. so that the commonwealth can create more public sector jobs here in pennsylvania. that's the solution to our economic problems. does that make sense to you? >> no! >> i don't think it makes sense to any americans. as they look at this, they know the dpoment doesn't create jobs. it's the preft sector that creates jobs. if it was the government that created jobs we would have been doing just fine under the stimulus because he created more and more public sector spending and more and more jobs. it didn't work. that's not how it works in our country. we created the greatest economy on the face of the earth a bacon of hope and opportunity for the rest of the world. and we did it through hard work. we did it through the kind of small business owners i just met w1 woman she said my husband and started a music business with two employees, we're struggling, but my husband jokes with me, he says it's great being a small business owner because you can choose which 16 hours to work a day. so the pre
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Feb 17, 2013 9:00pm EST
-span's programs are also available as podcasts. >> the communism of china is basically communism only in name these days, preserving the power of the members of the communist party. they basically through -- threw their ideology aside. they talked in length about marxism and leninism, etc., but as i say, it is all about preserving their power as they continue to grow. they got rid of most of the vestiges of communism all long time ago. in north korea, it is all about preserving the kim dynasty. it really does not have anything to do with what karl marx envisioned as communism. communism when it moved into asia, it diverged into something different than the communists and that appeared in europe. that is an absolutely fascinating split. >> 34 years of reporting with keefe richburg, next sunday at 8:00. >> next, david cameron takes questions from members of the house of commons. after that, ed miliband. and then another chance to see "q&a," with the former director of the nixon library. on the next "washington journal," talking about second terms of u.s. presidents, and the congressional r
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Apr 10, 2017 8:30am EDT
midfield highway an in tasmania. export, another critical part of the national economic plan with china, japan, south korea is ensuring new jobs in new markets, particularly in our agricultural sector which somewhat of the most amazing series of growth in the december quarter of last year and is lifting living standards in rural and regional australia. during the visit we announced our outcomes for australia beef and exports to china which backed up the arrangements we are able to achieve with indonesia just weeks before. we are changing our tax system, mr. speaker, to boost new investment that creates jobs, increase israel does real wages starting with the tax gets and extended for small and medium-sized businesses. and what a living on budget repair, over $25 million in budget improvement measures that have been delivered since last election, since less budget which is getting on with the job of budget repair. and mr. speaker, these achievements of implementing the national economic plan for jobs and growth was what was at the heart of this years budget and will be at the heart of thi
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Dec 16, 2015 7:32am EST
gives me the opportunity to report to the house that in our meetings with the premier of china in kuala lumpur i raised the issue of the regulation, the new chinese regulations which are designed to only permit called with a relatively low sulfur content to be birth. of course, australia and call by and large had very low sulfur content relevant to chinese culprits i recognized it will never be as clean as the honorable member would like but in the world of coal, australia nicole is relatively clean. and i raise the primary the problem that the work difficulty of managing those testing any given undertaken. he gave an undertaking that you look into that and ensure that the problems at blockages are rectified. that will be good for australia and coal exports at good for chinese coal importers alike are i think the ottawa member for the opportunity to allow me to make this point today. >> thank you, mr. speaker. my questions host of duty minister for others. the minister for foreign affairs said and i quote we've already announced climate targets of pairs and expect those to continu
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Jul 20, 2017 3:23am EDT
government, senator brandis. our third recent reports that on the day china signed off on the agreement -- senator, was this conflict of interest raised to cabinet before or after the cabinet's deliberations over the china free-trade agreement? and if not, doesn't this just reinforce the case for a national anti-corruption watchdog? >> the attorney general rechting -- representing the prime minister, senator brandis. >> pity, he doesn't need any coaching from your. -- coaching from you. sorry, that was off the record. [laughter] senator, you should know better to ask about cabinet deliberations. the deliberations of cabinet are never the appropriate subject of a question because they may not be the subject of an answer. you know that, senator. now, i have -- i'm aware of these reports. i'm not aware of whether they are accurate reports or not. i'm merely aware of the allegation. but i can tell you, senator, knowing mr. rob as i do and having worked with him as a colleague and knowing him as a friend for many years, i regard mr. andrew rob as a person of greatest integrity, who
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Apr 7, 2017 2:27pm EDT
another critical part of the national economic plan with china, japan, south korea, ensuring new jobs and markets particularly in our agricultural sector which saw the most amazing series in the december quarter, in rural and regional and australia which and announced outcomes and exports to china which backed up the arrangements in indonesia, just changing our tax system to boost new investments that create and support jobs starting with tax cuts, and delivering budget repair which $25 billion in budget improvement measures the last election in the last budget which is getting on with the job of budget repair. and the economic plans, was at the heart of this year's budget and the heart of this year's budget. >> the biggest issue has been mother nature, the cyclone that hit queens, affecting industries including the sugar industry in north queens land. >> my question, the deputy prime minister, water resources, will deputy prime minister on steps taken by the governor secure australia's sugar industry, support farmers particularly those across bond region and violate this, how do
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Jul 13, 2017 9:07pm EDT
leader of the government, senator brand. our third recent reports that on the day china signed off on the agreement -- senator, was this conflict of interest raised to cabinet before or after the cabinet's deliberations over the china free-trade agreement? and if not, doesn't this just reinforce the case for a national anti-corruption watchdog? >> the attorney general rechting the prime minister. >> pity, he doesn't need any coaching from you -- sorry, that was off the record. senator, you should know better to ask about cabinet deliberations. the deliberations of cabinet are never the appropriate subject of a question because they may not be the subject of an answer. you know that, senator. now, i have -- i'm aware of these reports. i'm not aware of whether they are accurate reports or not. i'm merely aware of the allegation. but i consider senator, knowing mr. rob as i do and having worked with him as a colleague and knowing him as a friend for many years, i regard mr. andrew rob as a person of greatest integrity who has now lift politics and is pursuing a career in the private s
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Apr 15, 2017 7:29am EDT
exports are another critical part of the national economic plan with china, with japan, with south korea. it's ensuring new jobs in new markets particularly in our agriculture sector their saw one the most amazing periods of growth in the december quarter of last year. it's lifting liver standards and rural and regional areas in australia. our exports to china will backup the arrangement were able to achieve with indonesia. were changing our tax system to boost new investments that create and support jobs, increases real wages, starting, starting with tax cuts and incentives for small businesses. we are delivering on budget repair for over $25 billion in budgeted that are being delivered since the last election and the last budget. these achievements of implementing the national economic plan of jobs and growth was what was at the heart of this year's budget and will be at the heart of this year's budget. >> the biggest issue of last week or two has been mother nature and the cyclone debbie which hit queensland and affected the sugar industry. >> my pleasure. will the deputy, esthe
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Apr 10, 2017 2:27am EDT
the national economic plan with china, with japan, with south korea, is ensuring new jobs and new markets, particularly in our agricultural sector, which someone of the most surprising periods of growth in december, and is listing -- lifting living standards in australia. we now have better outcomes for australian beef and exports to china, which backs up the arrangements with indonesia achieved weeks before. and we are changing our tax system to boost new investment that creates support jobs and increases real wages, starting with tax cuts and incentives for small and medium-size businesses. and we are delivering on budget repair, almost $25 million in budget decisions that have been delivered since the last election, since the last budget, which is getting on with the job of budget repair. the achievement of implementing the national economic achievement for growth will be at the heart of this year's budget. >> the biggest issue of the last week or two has been mother nature, which has hit queensland. it has had effects for industries including the sugar industry in north queens
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