Tue, 22 Oct 2019

The humbling of Shinjiro Koizumi

Although he still routinely ranks high among respondents as the top pick for prime minister, the reality is that he ...

Eliminate the 'impermissible' gap in vote values

All political parties should work together to explore ways to narrow the disparity in the value of votes within a ...

Choose safety over selfies

During my most recent visit to Ho Chi Minh City, I was captivated by the sight of an old apartment ...

Southeast Asia has a weight problem

With obesity rates soaring, countries like Singapore and Malaysia are weighing aggressive interventions. ...

How China loses friends and alienates people

Beijing's recent attempt to bully the NBA over a tweet in support of the Hong Kong protesters has backfired and ...

Mixed messages on nuclear deterrence

Japan has reason to be concerned about its security guarantees. ...

Ending a war isn't the same as winning it

If we can't restore the Japan-U.S. alliance, we must work to refine it together maybe with a new administration in ...

Rising seas mean deltas need more sand and mud

Doubtless it sounds crazy to anyone who has watched a sandcastle crumble as the tide washes in but the key ...

Future bleak for Thai R&D

On Saturday, the House of Representatives passed the first reading of the 3.2-trillion-baht budget bill for next year. However, several ...

Turkish forces are shielding Syrians and Kurds

I would like to set the record straight regarding "Operation Peace Spring", as the Bangkok Post's coverage of Turkey's offensive ...

Military spend makes budget a hard sell

The opposition's decision to abstain in the voting on the government's 3.2-trillion-baht budget bill for the 2020 fiscal year is ...

The victory of pluralism

The resistance to Amit Shahs remarks on Hindi proclaimed the greatness of a multilingual culture. ...

Inching towards Brexit

It appears that a nation that once lorded over large parts of the world is now caught in a quicksand ...

Kaithi should pick me up from where Anjathe left me- Narain

He could not have envisioned the importance of good fortune in making or breaking ones career. But actor Narain is ...

After Mamallapuram, the reality of asymmetry

If India does not wish to live in a China-dominated global order, it must make difficult choices now ...

The rationale behind a global stack - Analysis - analysis

Elevate digital cooperation to an interministerial level, promoting Indias advancements globally ...

The worrying trend of the government souring the social contract - analysis

With increasing State control, the rights of citizens are being neglected. The government must now introspect ...

Charging Chidambaram- On INX Media case

After CBI charge sheet, questions on need for arrest in cases turning on documentary proof ...

The buzz that accompanies the blowfly

The presence of readers in editorial meetings will not be an intrusion and will not vitiate the working atmosphere ...

Delhi can drive the countrys energy transition - analysis

Decision-makers require energy transition analyses with high spatial and temporal resolutions, not only on the global scale but also at ...

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Modest gains on U.S. markets, geopolitical concerns weigh

NEW YORK, New York - Optimism about ongoing trade talks between the U.S. and China helped keep stocks in the ...

Sterling jumps to 1.3000, euro also gains

SYDNEY, Australia - The British pound powered higher in the Asian session on Monday, and into early European trading.Sterling was ...

In world first, Qantas flies direct from New York City to Sydney

SYDNEY, Australia - Qantas Flight 7879 touched down at Sydney airport on Sunday morning, ending the longest commercial flight undertaken ...

Jonesy and Amanda named best Australian on-air team

BRISBANE, Australia - Successful WSFM breakfast hosts Jonesy and Amanda (Brendan Jones and Amanda Keller), have been crowned Best On-Air ...

Rejuvenation of century-old De Angelis Carousel in Buffalo starts

BUFFALO, New York - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday announced the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation has begun ...

Chinese man who tried to send U.S. military technology to China jailed

WASHINGTON, DC - A Chinese national has been sent to prison for conspiring to export military and space-grade technology to ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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