Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new symbol for industrial India is a majestic lion. The vision document for "Make in India" aired on the net, displays this wonderful creature as a logo.
In view of the consensus for a U.S. rate hike in September, will the May-September romance on the Malaysian stock market turn rocky?
Action may be coming at last to deal with one of the most important threats facing humanity -- the fast-increasing resistance of bacteria to antibiotics and other medicines.
The once-dominant Catholic Church in Ireland was trying to come to terms Sunday with an overwhelming vote in favor of gay marriage, saying it needed a "new language" to connect to people.
Monday, May 25, 2015
A number of sea and air encounters have occurred between China and the United States near the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea. In one of them, China declared victory last Friday, claiming its military "drove away" an intruding American P-8 Poseidon surveillance plane which received several warnings from the Chinese military to retreat as it flew over the South China Sea.
> Joe Hung
We've all faked it. Whether once or twice or a few dozen times -- be it through forced smiles or forged signatures, replicated art pieces or plagiarized papers, fake IDs or fake orgasms -- we have all faked our way through social occasions, conversations, professional ladders and -- if one can bring an honest admission of ribaldry here -- sexual situations, where faking it is a lot more helpful than making it.
President Barack Obama's war strategy failed to stop Islamic State jihadists from overrunning Ramadi but he appears reluctant to change course despite the group's advances on the battlefield.
For two full weeks or thereabouts in April the media in the West, particularly the U.S., were ablaze with news of hundreds of migrants drowning in the Mediterranean while attempting to cross illegally to European shores.
Sunday, May 24, 2015
University professors offer students carefully honed syllabi for courses at the start of each semester. These syllabi list boring details such as the instructor's contact information, goals of the course (not so boring, I hope), instructional methods, rules and policies, weekly assignments, and other cool items.
Politically correct Filipinos are caught in a bind. On the showdown with Beijing in the West Philippine Sea, the nationalist position is to oppose China's aggression, expose its outrageous "nine-dash line," and resist its creeping conquest of contested islands.