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Tag Archives: asia

Fed’s low rates pledge supports global stocks

LONDON — A pledge by the Federal Reserve to keep extremely low interest rates for another couple of years has calmed investors’ jitters, sending stock markets around the world higher Wednesday. The Fed’s surprise announcement Tuesday that it would likely ...

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State tab for Asia trip: $213K and climbing

The bill for Gov. Martin O’Malley’s trade mission to Asia is at least $213,000 and will rise as other arms of state government tally their receipts. Figures released Friday by the governor’s office show the Department of Business and Economic ...

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Gov. O’Malley says trade mission opened doors

The governor’s trade mission may be over, but it didn’t end without promising Asia with another taste of Maryland. Lin Hwang, who runs J&R Seafood in Cambridge with his father, is sending samples of Chesapeake Bay blue crabs to Chinese ...

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Republicans question costs of O’Malley’s trip to Asia

The Republican leaders in the House of Delegates are suggesting that Gov. Martin O’Malley’s trip to Asia cost Maryland taxpayers far more than the $100,000 advertised price tag. In a letter they sent the governor’s office last week, they are ...

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O’Malley, South Korean president discuss Md. trade

Gov. Martin O’Malley went off script Wednesday, visiting the South Korean President Lee Myung-bak during his 10-day trade mission to Asia due to wrap up Saturday. O’Malley met Lee at his official residence, Cheong Wa Dae, or the “Blue House”, ...

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O’Malley to depart on trade mission with Md. businesses

Gov. Martin O’Malley is scheduled to jet off to Asia this morning with 68 Maryland business leaders in tow to drum up some export and investment deals for the state. “We’re on our way to Asia for an economic development ...

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