raft amendments to the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, C hina’s top legislature, for deliberation, according to a statement after the meeting. Suggestions for revisions include adding the principle of “non-discrimination” in administrativ e licensing, substantially raising the amount of compensation for infringing exclusive rights to use trade marks, and cutting approval time for applications for qualified construction permits. Last month, the National People’s Congress passed the foreign investment law, a landmark legislation that will provide stronger protection and a better bus iness environment for overseas investors. The law will become effective on Jan 1, 2020.n costumes of ethnic grou take part inRead More →

  Still, presidential vetoes occur more often than you might think. Every president since Garfield has vetoed at least one bill. The younger Bush was the first president since John Quincy Adams to go a full four years without a veto, acco rding to the Congressional Research Service. The House, which was Republican-led for Bush’s entire first term, was protecting him from bills he opposed. Barack Obama, similarly, had help on Capitol Hill for most of his pr esidency, just as Trump has. But Obama did veto two bills even when Democrats controlled both chambers of Congress.   The President with the most vetoes was Democrat Roosevelt,Read More →

attract foreign capital. The first is instability in the job market and relatively low labor efficiency. Particularly, the recent years have seen an increasing number of strikes and the failure of the g overnment to ease industrial relations conflicts with effective measures has crippled investor confidence in the country. Some foreign ent erprises even withdrew from Myanmar and shifted to neighboring countries, denting the image of the nation. Second, Myanmar’s backward infrastructure may deter potential investors. A small nu mber of power generation facilities and fragmented grids cannot ensure stable and sufficient po wer supply. Access to electricity is limited to only 26 percent ofRead More →