Friday, April 4, 2014
Television viewers whose main source of news is CNN probably could write a thesis by now about the intricate details of the “Mystery of Flight 370,” as the network calls it, from all they've learned from the network's reporting.
After two months of vigorous electioneering, the Afghan presidential election campaign formally ended at midnight (1930 GMT), officials said early Thursday.
Thursday, April 3, 2014
This year looks to be an eventful year for the financial services industry.
Thailand's political contortions are into the sixth month, with no clarity yet about whether the rule of law, representative democracy or open subversion will triumph. While the elected Puea Thai government and the anti-Shinawatra establishment forces slug it out, do they know the country is sliding? They are alienating ordinary Thais who fear the country will not come out of this unscathed. Projected growth has been halved, from about 5 percent.
Corporate restructuring has again emerged as a pressing issue for the Korean economy as the proportion of companies faltering under heavy debt has reached dangerous levels.
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak flew to Australia on Wednesday to take a first-hand look at the search for the missing Malaysian airliner, amid doubts about his government's ability to lead the massive international operation.
Kabul shopkeeper Haji Najimullah is furious with the Americans. Not for their long military intervention in Afghanistan, but the fact they are leaving, robbing his market stall of an important supplier.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Over the last 35 years, China has mesmerized the world as it transformed itself from one of the world's poorest countries into its second largest economy and top trading nation.
France is way behind budget targets, new data shows, deepening a dilemma for President Francois Hollande over spending cuts which could split his allies, or doing a U-turn in dangerous defiance of the EU.
The Philippines has done what most other countries consider fatal: poke a bear., 2 Comments