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Asia: The New Frontier?

This is a really good article by McClatchey:

— President Barack Obama will travel next week to Asia with the centerpiece of his planned focus on the region still in limbo amid opposition from his own party and thorny tangles with powerhouse Japan over trade.

The White House has been championing the ambitious Trans-Pacific Partnership, which – if it can get through Congress _ would expand trade throughout the Pacific Rim and serve as the biggest trade deal in history.

“It’s where the growth in jobs are. It’s where the money is,” said Matthew Goodman, a former Obama administration official who chairs the political economy program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, a Washington research center. “That’s why we go to Asia.”

Read more here: http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2014/04/17/224818/all-eyes-will-be-on-trade-when.html?sp=/99/104/244/106/#storylink=cpy

Go Here for the full story: All eyes will be on trade when Obama heads to Asia

 

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News Roundup Thursday, March 17, 2014

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The State
Hawaii sailor’s team picks up key $21M sponsorship for Volvo Ocean Race
Neal Milner: Fixing the Sad State of Campaign Coverage in Hawaii

Kauai
What does Obamacare mean for the residents of Kauai?
Maui
GMO moratorium rally set for Sunday
Oahu
Seattle developer plans to build new Marriott hotel near Honolulu International Airport

State Political Parties

Constitution Party of Hawaii
Democratic Party of Hawaii
Free Energy Party
Hawaii Green Party
Hawai`i Independence Party
Libertarian Party of Hawaii
Republican Party of Hawaii

Media Outlets:Hawaii

Civil Beat
Hawai’i Free Press
Hawaii Reporter
Hilo Hawaii Tribune Herald
Ho‘ike’s public access Kauai
Honolulu Star Advertiser
Kauai Garden Island News
KHNL TV-8 (NBC – Honolulu)
KITV TV-4 (ABC – Honolulu)
Maui Community Television / Akaku
Watch ‘Olelo Online
West Hawaii Today
Watch all islands Hawaii Community Television Public Access