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With rising emissions, intense storms and floods could double in 13 years

There is a strong case for investing substantially and urgently in decarbonizing the Japanese economy. ...

Komeito, the 20-year-old security watchdog

Komeito wields influence in major security policy decisions, especially the one that has most Japan-watchers intrigued: constitutional amendment. ...

HT Editorial- Deepening India-Brazil ties

There is a convergence of interests between the two nations ...

HT Editorial- In recognition of the unsung warriors

The memorial for animals is a tribute to those serving the military and the nation ...

The rise of the new Indian Muslim woman- Analysis - analysis

She is challenging both the conservative Muslim clergy and the Hindu Rights politics of polarisation ...

Analysis- Is India becoming less democratic? - analysis

The government should listen to the Presidents counsel, and engage with aggrieved citizens ...

More students are in school. But it is not enough- Analysis - analysis

The decline in quality of education, and the gap between school learning and workplace requirements are concerns ...

Take up urgent cases, urgently

Delay in addressing pressing issues is eroding SCs credibility ...

HT Analysis - US commander-in-chief isnt reading New Delhis memos on Kashmir - india news

India has consistently pushed back every time Donald Trump has raised the Kashmir issue and yet Donald Trump has gone ...

India must take note of the China-Pakistan nexus - analysis

China has made its hostility clear.Hosting the SCO summit at this time can turn out to be counterproductive ...

The roots of the US-China rivalry -Opinion - analysis

The theatres of conflict include trade, geopolitics, technology, climate, and political values ...

U.S. has long been a master at meddling in Russia

When the U.S. worries about Russia messing with its internal politics it sounds a lot like psychological projection. Or just ...

Japan going the wrong way in English-education reform

English-language education in Japanese schools should focus on reading and writing rather than conversation to build a strong foundation. ...

In the competition for Southeast Asia influence, Japan is the sleeper

Tokyo's insistence on the value of a rules-based order, the heart of its Free and Open Indo-Pacific vision, has sunk ...

Budget- A four-point checklist for rural India

Reviving rural economy is key. Here is what the government can do ...

Judge the budget by its tax revenue growth figure -Opinion - analysis

If it is a lot higher than nominal GDP, either it is false, or taxes will increase, or tax harassment ...

Paternity leave controversy- It's time to walk the talk

Leading by example, Koizumi and his colleagues in the government may have a chance to change the mindsets of Japanese ...

Time for Japan to take on a new role

Japan must successfully hedge itself between a less engaged America and a more aggressive China. ...

The U.S.-Iran crisis and Tokyo's response

Stability in the Persian Gulf region is crucial for Japan's energy security. ...

Putin is more dangerous than ever

Ruling for life gives the Russian leader strategic-planning advantages over the West ...

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Nasdaq and S&P 500 make modest gains, Dow Jones index slips

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Thursday with the Nasdaq and Standard and Poor's 500 making ...

Huanggang locks down over coronovirus threat

BEIJING, China - The authorities in Huanggang city in China have imposed a quarantine lockdown in a bid to stop ...

Small nations dominate rankings of least corrupt countries

WELLINGTON, New Zealand | COPENHAGEN, Denmark - New Zealand and Denmark have jointly been awarded the least corrupt countries in ...

Airlines facing competition from sleeper trains

Dutch airline KLM recently launched a new advertising campaign called "Fly Responsibly". Remarkably, it seems to encourage viewers to fly ...

Dense fog hits Indian capital, disrupts airport operations

NEW DELHI, India: At least five flights were diverted from the Delhi Airport due to bad weather on Wednesday morning."Five ...

Foreign investors returning to Brazil

BRASILIA, Brazil - Brazil has shown a marked increase in foreign investment over the last year, pushing it from sixth ...

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