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SUNS # 9200 Wednesday 30 September 2020
 
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Trade : Compliance panel set over China's support to agricultural producers (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The WTO Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) on Monday agreed to establish a panel, at the request of China, to determine if China has complied with an earlier WTO ruling in a dispute over domestic support for agricultural producers.

Finance : Shareholder capitalism's ugly legacy (PRIV)
(IPS, Kuala Lumpur)
Milton Friedman's libertarian economics advocating shareholder capitalism has influenced generations trying to understand the economy, not only in the US, but all over the world.

PNG : Bougainville elects former revolutionary leader as President (PRIV)
(IPS, Canberra)
Ishmael Toroama, a former revolutionary leader and fighter during the decade-long civil war which engulfed the remote islands of Bougainville in Papua New Guinea (PNG) in the 1990s, has been elected the autonomous region's new President ahead of high-level talks about its political future.

UN : Staff to management - please drop your plans for Uber-style contracts (PRIV)
(IPS, Geneva)
As the United Nations prepares to celebrate its 75th anniversary we have been made aware of an extremely worrying development concerning the future of UN staff contracts.


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