• Royal, whose smaller size means that it is even more vulnerable to the slowdown in global tourism spending, may decide that it would be better to swallow its pride and wait in the hope that the regulator's verdict goes its way.

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  • But, by and large, every government since the troubles began has followed a policy of wait and hope: of postponing painful reforms in the hope that the economy will revive of its own accord.

    ECONOMIST: Vulnerable Japan

  • Others, though, are adopting a wait-and-see approach, forgoing costly changes in the hope that the ban will be overturned in court.

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  • Sanchez-Navarro is one of a handful of sustainable development professionals who are now engaged in an epic game of catch up, while they wait and hope for local priorities to shift.

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  • The question is whether they can stop asset markets going wild in the hope of averting trouble later, or must wait for a crash and then deal with any macroeconomic effects.

    ECONOMIST: Assets and their liabilities

  • We simply cannot wait any longer, nor can we let this race fall any lower and still hope to win in November.

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  • On Tuesday the Plan B drill passed the halfway point to the miners, spurring a celebration in Camp Hope, the makeshift tent village where many of the miners' family members anxiously wait.

    CNN: STORY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Leaders in Beijing seem to have decided that the best hope of quelling resistance to their rule is to wait for his death.

    ECONOMIST: But only if the Chinese Communist Party says so

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