Wednesday, November 19, 2014
U.S. airlines are saving tens of millions of dollars every week because of lower prices for jet fuel, their largest expense. So why don't they share some of the savings with passengers?
G-20 leaders have set ambitious goals for raising global growth, but economists see them as mostly hollow promises as countries are too busy with their own problems to contribute to rekindling global recovery.
A deal on Iran's nuclear program this week would be a historic step towards ending the country's international isolation, but analysts remain divided on whether it would help stabilize the Middle East or even prevent a regional arms race.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Post 1947, the Indian political scene has acquired many layers and shades of complexity. One observable facet, however, is that politics — or rather electoral politics — in India has been by and large dominated by two political families., 1 Comment
In response to the ongoing tainted oil scandal and the gas blasts, the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC,金管會) required listed companies in the food, chemicals and financial sectors to issue corporate social responsibility (CSR) reports from next year.
Voters in Okinawa have thrown a spanner into Japan's relations with the United States after electing a governor who wants the American military to downsize its presence at a time of alarm over China's territorial ambitions.
The SAARC Summit is fast approaching and Nepal is engaged in last-minute preparations, though even the government seems unsure if the Summit will make any substantial achievement for regional integration., 1 Comment
In Taiwan's political landscape, Northern Taiwan is dominated by supporters of the ruling Kuomintang (KMT) party while supporters of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) populate the south., 2 Comments
Monday, November 17, 2014
Last week's Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit meeting clearly shows the rise of China and the relative decline of the United States. A confident Xi Jinping made Beijing the venue to pronounce China as the power to be reckoned with in the fraying pax Americana.
> Joe Hung
U.S. President Barack Obama is getting his first glimpse of life as a lame-duck president traveling overseas. And so far, he has reason to like what he sees.