Tag Archives: Business

06Feb/17

Big tech files opposition to Trump’s ban

Top technology giants, including Apple, Google, and Microsoft are banding together and have filed a legal brief opposing U.S. President Donald Trump’s immigration ban. Linda So reports. Continue reading

31Jan/17

Trump meets with drugmakers, seeks lower prices, U.S. production

Trumps calls on pharmaceutical execs to cut prices and move production back to U.S. and vows to work to streamline FDA approval process.

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31Jan/17

White House defends detaining five year old boy

White House spokesman Sean Spicer defends the actions that led to a 5-year-old boy being detained following President Trump’s immigration ban saying, “to assume that just because of someone’s age and gender that they don’t pose a threat would be misguided and wrong.” Continue reading

30Jan/17

Trump immigration order sends ‘poisonous’ message – Doctors Without Borders

Doctors Without Borders says U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration sends a “poisonous message” and imperils “the most vulnerable people on earth”.
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30Jan/17

Silicon Valley puts money and muscle into fighting Trump immigrant curbs

Silicon Valley took the lead over the weekend in corporate resistance to President Donald Trump’s clampdown on immigration, financing legal opposition, criticizing the plan, as well as helping employees ensnared by his executive order.

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30Jan/17

Starbucks CEO Schultz plans to hire 10,000 refugees after Trump ban

Starbucks Corp Chief Executive Officer Howard Schultz says the company plans to hire 10,000 refugees over five years in 75 countries, two days after U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive order banning refugees from certain countries.

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30Jan/17

UK petition to halt Trump visit exceeds one million

Over 1 million people have signed a petition urging Britain to withdraw an invitation for U.S President Donald Trump to visit London and dine with Queen Elizabeth. Continue reading

29Jan/17

Central banks to play second fiddle to Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump will again be centre of attention in the coming week with any policy statements, having helped put the Federal Reserve, Bank of England and other central banks in wait-and-see mode. Ciara Lee reports. Continue reading

28Jan/17

U.S. Representatives Nadler and Velazquez protest at JFK

U.S. Representatives Nadler and Velazquez join protesters at JFK airport to show their opposition to U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive orders regarding immigration.
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