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Taiwanese President Ma's propogate "One China" Policy

Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou has said he has no intention to change his stance on the relationship with China after he was sworn in on Sunday.Ma, who won his second 4-year term as president in the January election, delivered his inauguration speech in Taipei.

On the relationship with China, President Ma emphasized that the current position would remain unchanged, while promoting peaceful development in bilateral ties under his "One China" policy. He said there would be no unification with China, no Taiwanese independence, and no use of force.

Ma noted expanding exchanges with China during his first term in which he had emphasized economics over politics. He expressed his intention to accelerate cooperative ties with China in wide areas centering on economic issues over the next 4 years, saying he seeks a new era of cooperation.
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SportzPower Dailywww.sportzpower.comMay 18 Vol 01, Issue 930 TODAY'S TOP HEADLINES Olympic Flame arrives in UK, 8000 mile relay flags off The Olympic Flame, signifying the final countdown to London 2012, will travel an estimated 8,000 miles around the UK, carried by 8,000 Torchbearers.INFL signs with IOA as co-sponsor for London contingentThis is the first time that IOA is spending all the sponsorship money it receives on the athletes qualified for the London Olympics, association president VK Malhotra says Ministry releases final tranche of sanctioned sports development fund to GoaSports Ministry releases Rs 1.759 million to Goa state government for development and maintenance of playfields in village panchayats and block panchayats. London 2012 launches official app, outlines social media plansKey features of the app include comprehensive listings for thousands of even…
The Lost Tycoons How Government is killing India's private sector By Dhiraj Nayyar At 10.30 am on the morning of May 2, two of India’s top telecom entrepreneurs, Sunil Mittal of Airtel and Kumar Mangalam Birla of Idea, and two CEOs’ of global telecom giants, Vittorio Collao of Vodafone and Jon Fredrik Baksaas of Telenor, walked into the office of Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram in Delhi’s North Block. They expressed their grave concern about the recommendations of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India announced just two days earlier on April 30, which they said would kill the Indian telecom industry.  The four businessmen spent the rest of the day, until after 7 pm meeting ministers and bureaucrats who could conceivably help an industry that has been repeatedly battered in the past three years. They called on Pranab Mukherjee, Sharad Pawar, Veerappa Moily and Montek Singh Ahluwalia, who are members of the Empowered Group of Ministers on spectrum pricing.  They met…

Air India the PSU is so mismanaged

Air India the PSU is so mismanaged Air India the PSU is so mismanaged that any suggestion will not bear fruits.But when comparing it with smaller airlines which are running in best fiscal results.The pragmatic view is that this nationalized carrier if works with following features can bear fruits. 1.Must function as autonomous body.
2.Has to have status of Public Ltd Co.
3.Before FDI inject it to be open for Govt-Public-Bank/Mutual fund ought to be decided .
4.TO Run professionally without any govt interference.
5.Cost cutting and cost contain exercise can later be worked.
6.Corpse fund with its capacity to have stake in oil consortium.
7.Visionary businessman can run it diligently.
Many more point can be suggested.
Ask government to form a committee and give us the charge.
with regards
nksagar


Chief Minister talks with farmers through video conference:The state has enough stock of quality seeds for Kharif crops: CM
******** Talking with the farmers through video conference as a part of Krishi Mahotsav today Chief Minister Narendra Modi said that State government has taken enough care to provide for the requirement of 5.25 lakh quintal of seeds for Kharif crops. “The state government has kept a stock of 50,000 quintal of quality seeds over and above the requirement”, he said. Mentioning the state government’s efforts for making farmers aware about the uncertified seeds he said that state’s forensic science lab carry out DNA fingerprint test to examine the quality of seeds. The state government has set up 11 tissue-culture lab, he said. The use of sub-standard seeds spoils the entire year of farming. Considering this the state government has focused on the production and supply of the certified quality se…
Secur­ity Conce­rns from ongoi­ng Dumpi­ng of Dead Ships­ at Alang­ Beach­, Bhavn­agar,­ Gujar­at Subject: Secur­ity Conce­rns from ongoi­ng Dumpi­ng of Dead Ships­ at Alang­ Beach­, Bhavn­agar,­ Gujar­at From: Gopal Krishna Fri, 18 May '12 9:08p To: cabinetsy@nic.in and others
To

Dr Manmohan Singh
Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS)
Government of India
New Delhi

Date: 18/5/2012

Through Shri Ajit Kumar Seth, Cabinet Secretary, Government of India

Subject- Security Concerns from ongoing Dumping of Dead Ships at Alang Beach, Bhavnagar, Gujarat

Sir,

Pursuant to my letter dated April 2, 2012 to Union Shipping Minister, I wish to draw your urgent attention in the matter of security concerns from ongoing dumping of dead ships at Alang beach, Bhavnagar, Gujarat that compromises maritime, environmental and national security of the country. The letter was written seeking action to stop the entry of dead US vessel, MV Oriental N (formerly Exxon Valde…

Mary Kom qualifies for London Olympics

Five-time world champion MC Mary Com (51kg) on Friday added another feather to her already crowded cap by becoming the only Indian woman boxer to qualify for the London Olympics despite being on the sidelines after losing in the quarterfinals of the World Championships.  The five-time world champion had failed to make it past the quarter-finals of the World Champions here on Wednesday when she lost to world No.2 Nicola Adams, but Adams' victory over Russia's world champion Yelena Savelyeva in the semis has ensured Mary Kom's progression to the prestigious event.

However, Kavita (+81kg) was the lone Indian woman boxer to clinch a medal at the event after she settled for a bronze in the semifinal against Kazakhstan's Yuldus Mamatkulova.  Women's boxing will make its Olympic debut in three weight categories in London - 51kg, 60kg and 75kg.  Asia has two slots in the 51kg division and Mary Kom has filled the secon…

Cisco enhances its Collaboration portfolio to meet the needs of the Post PC Era Enhances its Collaboration portfolio with new ‘Mobile-to-Immersive’ Offerings New Delhi, May 18, 2012: At its Annual Cisco Collaboration Summit 2012, Cisco today introduced new people-centric innovations aimed at making it easier to collaborate anywhere, anytime in the post-PC era. The innovations, ranging from new desktop and mobile applications include Cisco Jabber™   and Cisco TelePresence™  systems, which make it easy for users to move from one collaboration solution to the next with ease (for example, moving from instant messaging to voice to video with just the click of a button). The new Jabber and TelePresence offerings, which include a new immersive TelePresence system with optimized collaboration capabilities are completely integrated, giving customers more mobility options while also extending the reach of their telepresence investments. Some of the c…
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Flash forward to November 6th. Some people you know just didn't make it to the polls. Either they didn't register in time or they didn't know where to go. That could mean victory or defeat. And it's in your hands.

Do something about it today: Make sure you -- and everyone you know -- knows exactly how to vote in your state.

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The insolvent United States banking system:

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The insolvent United States banking system: lessons from J.P. Morgan Chase Why the banks must be nationalized Horace Campbell 2012-05-17, Issue 585http://pambazuka.org/en/category/features/82237Printer friendly version
cc F BAs central bankers from China to Venezuela and from Argentina to Japan are seeking ways to exit from the contagion of the speculative trading of US bankers, progressive forces must renew the call for the nationalization of the big banks, which are supposed to be too big to fail. Since September 15, 2008 the United States economy has been like a ticking time bomb with the unregulated activities of the banks the fuse that is slowly burning. This fuse has affected the international banking system and while citizens of the United States are focused on an electoral contest, the issues of the future of the U.S banking system, the future of the dollar and the future of the Euro are bringing home the reality of the capitalist depression. Two weeks ago, Paul Kru…