May made the announcement during her speech outside her Downing Street office on Tuesday, saying that though she had "reluctantly come to the decision on early election," in her opinion, the only way to guarantee stability "for years ahead" is to have early election. … [Read more...] about British Prime Minister May Announces Date of Early General Election
March meeting 2017
A swirling rise of populism across the continent leaves the union vulnerable to more Vote Leave campaigns. French Presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has campaigned on the explicit promise of a "Frexit" if she were to win this spring's election. … [Read more...] about Germany Pushes for ‘Hard Brexit’ to Deter Further EU Losses
Furthermore, Akopov noted that "the Europeans know how to count. They understand that there is no sense in creating a common defense policy with the UK. The Brexit will provoke a decline in defense spending, something the British themselves understand and admit…In other words, [the UK] does not have the money, not just to play a more active role, but even for preserving its current role." And the EU is fully aware of this fact. Political scientist Mikhail Alexandrov disagrees. The observer noted that London has good reason to be confident in its poker hand, because it can expect Washington's support. … [Read more...] about London Trying to Strong-arm EU Into Brexit Concessions, Citing Russian Boogieman
Việt Nam’s consumer finance market has been growing in recent years but it is still small compared to other Southeast Asian countries and has room for development. According to our market research, by the end of 2017, outstanding consumer loans were equivalent to 22 per cent of the country’s GDP and 17 per cent of the country’s outstanding loans. It is also reported that most consumer loans in Việt Nam concentrate on housing improvement, which makes the actual loans for consumer durables and consumer services much smaller than the 22 per cent of GDP. As a result, Việt Nam’s consumer finance market is behind other regional peers and growth opportunities are still there. … [Read more...] about A bright future for Việt Nam’s consumer finance market
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