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Media under strain in Melanesia during challenging era - Asia Pacific Report

Media under strain in Melanesia during challenging era Asia Pacific Report ...

August 5- A tribute to the values of the Republic - analysis

Mughal-e-Azam, exactly 60 years ago, displayed a bold imagination of the nation, law, governance and dissent ...

A political hand in Kashmir

Manoj Sinha will be judged on whether he can revive the political process ...

J&K-A year of hope and despair - Analysis - analysis

Compensate citizens for economic loss; restore statehood; allow 4G services; release prisoners ...

Pakistans cartographic absurdity - HT Editorial

The new map shows shallowness and weakness. It has no legitimacy ...

To win the trust of the people of J&K, trust them - Analysis - analysis

Democracy and secularism must become real for the Indian citizens of J&K and Ladakh. This is the way out ...

UNSC- A diplomatic two-front war - analysis

India warded off the China-Pakistan game on Kashmir. But dont let the guard down ...

How Mandal changed, and did not change, India - analysis

Thirty years ago, OBCs finally got reservation in jobs. But they remain under-represented and disempowered ...

Pricing COVID-19 vaccines too high could backfire on big pharma

If vaccine makers make their products too expensive for the developing world, the whole idea of intellectual property could be ...

How to fight disease in the 1880s- Fresh air

People learned the health advantages of open windows and then closed them for air conditioners. ...

Europe has a weak dollar problem

Its hard to criticize Europe for its relatively sound management of the COVID-19 crisis, but a strong euro wont help ...

Japan's stalled nuclear fuel cycle policy

Despite the Nuclear Regulation Authoritys recent technical go-ahead for a reprocessing plant under construction in Rokkasho, Aomori Prefecture, the nuclear ...

Virtual work strengthens the outsiders and the weak

The grip that hierarchies have on all sorts of organizations was already breaking down. The pandemic has sped up the ...

Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki

It's crucial to keep alive the idea that out of their ashes 75 years ago a better and more humane ...

TikTok sparks national security concerns

Banning the app makes some sense but also risks promoting the internet censorship and segregation traditionally associated with authoritarian governments. ...

The specter of financial socialism

The world needs a strong and confident narrative of free-market capitalism and liberal democracy more than ever. ...

#Let'sEndThese InOurGeneration

Inspired by the most known hashtag accompanying the ongoing student-led protests against the government of Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha, ...

A million 'rafts' won't unclog our trash-hit klongs

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) seems to take pride in its newly built bamboo "rafts" that can trap rubbish flowing ...

Police reform at standstill

The deadly shootout at an underground casino on Rama III Road of the capital, resulting in four deaths on Monday, ...

Youth movement has staying power

As Thailand's youth movement for political change gathers momentum, it has already shown unprecedented trends and patterns. Moving forward, the ...

Will Trump pull 'October surprise'?

An "October surprise" in the United States is now almost inevitable, because that will be Donald Trump's last chance to ...

Straying into troubled waters

Imprisoned fishermen in both India and Pakistan need to be released and their boats returned ...

Verify before reporting

How rumours in 2002 on a smuggled weapon from Pakistan turned out to be false ...

Cartographic challenge Editorial on Pakistans new map

Pakistans new map is intended to provoke India, and internationalise the border disputes ...

Can the NEP aid access to universal education?

There are concerns that the policy abandons the state's commitments under the RTE Act ...

Academic research is necessary, but not sufficient

Investment in research can translate into national development only through pursuit of post-academic research ...

Corrections and clarifications August 7, 2020

>>In the report titled EWS quota challenge referred to Constitution Bench (August 6, 2020), the Kerala Munnoka Samudaya Aikya Munnani ...

Cartoonscape August 7, 2020

The Hindu Provides Cartoons On All The Latest Topics & News From The World Of Politics, Business, Current Affairs & ...

Letters to the Editor August 7, 2020

Online classes in J&KThe situation is the opposite of what the honourable Minister portrays (Books, not bullets in J&K, August ...

An invisible humanitarian crisis in India

The state and the rich and middle classes remain indifferent as millions slip into chronic hunger and intense poverty ...

Groundbreaking Editorial on Ram temple bhoomi pujan

As the Ram temple gets under way, India must put the past of a communal struggle behind ...

1MDB- Extraordinary corruption scandal, SE Asia News & Top Stories

1MDB: Extraordinary corruption scandal, SE Asia News & Top Stories The Straits Times ...

Collapsing confidence

According to a survey conducted by the Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry, business confidence in Pakistan has been ...

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Asian markets topple over after Trump gets stuck into China again

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia tanked on Friday as the U.S. took a big stick to China again, banning ...

Siege at bank in northern France ends

A gunman with psychiatric problems took six people hostage at a bank in Le Havre, northern France, before giving himself ...

Chinese app plans half billion-dollar investment in Ireland

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China's Shanghai Composite completes 4th day of gains

SYDNEY, Australia - Chinese mainland shares rose for the fifth day in a row on Thursday.The Australian market also advanced. ...

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