State Department Official Lauds Progress In U.S.-Taiwan Trade, Investment Relations

Bloomberg BNA International Trade Daily The U.S. State Department’s deputy assistant secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs on Oct. 3 sounded a positive tone about prospects for improved U.S.-Taiwan trade and investment relations, noting continued discussions among officials about a potential U.S.-Taiwan Bilateral Investment Agreement and prospects for reform that could lead to that

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Media Violence

CQ Researcher Do children have too much access to violent content?   Recent accounts of mass school shootings and other violence have intensified the debate about whether pervasive violence in movies, television and video games negatively influences young people’s behavior. Over the past century, the question has led the entertainment media to voluntarily create viewing

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WTO Dispute Resolutions Lay Path for Members’ Trade Rules, Behavior

Bloomberg BNA Many trade industries, ambassadors and observers believe the World Trade Organization will continue to grow as a key forum for resolving major trade disputes and thereby set guidelines for future behavior among its members—regardless of its ability to forge more wide-reaching, multilateral trade agreements. ‘‘As a global rules-setting body, that’s the game in

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Meet Some Enterprising People

Frederick Gorilla Entrepreneurs in Frederick County include artisans, craftsmen, tradesmen, web gurus, nonprofit enterprisers and more. They chose unique paths for themselves for various reasons: the sluggish economy that cost them their jobs or threatened their entry into the workforce; the desire to end a taxing stop-and-go, I-270 commute that left them little time or

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