Monday, August 4, 2014
Energy will be high on the agenda when India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Nepal on Sunday, eager to claw back lost ground in the race for resources with China.
Crippled by lawsuits linked to the 2007-2008 financial crisis, American banks are grappling with an exodus of its best bankers and traders, lured by the huge salaries of little-regulated hedge funds.
A messaging app launched in the aftermath of Japan's 2011 earthquake and tsunami, Line is moving towards a possible dual listing in Tokyo and New York as it jostles for space in an increasingly crowded and imaginative market.
Sunday, August 3, 2014
Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany has worked with discipline and determination to maintain democratic stability in her own country, and military stability on the continent of Europe. So far, she has proven to be remarkably successful. Given the history of Germany and Europe, this is a great accomplishment.
The European Union has spent months rebuking Russia for fueling the unrest in Ukraine. But so far, it had assiduously dodged the most painful punishment in its arsenal — economic sanctions, financially unpleasant for both of the major trading partners.
Around 300 B.C., a Chinese widow moved house three times in search of a better place to raise her son., 1 Comment
There is no vaccine on the world market to protect against the deadly Ebola virus, but experts say the fast-growing outbreak in West Africa is speeding efforts to test one.
The work of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) has entered its second phase, and though the situation appears to be calm on the surface, the rippling undercurrents should not be underestimated.
Of the 26 who died as a result of yesterday's gas explosions in Kaohsiung, at least four were firefighters at the scene of the accident while others were either people traveling through the area or local residents.
Saturday, August 2, 2014
For Russian President Vladimir Putin, there are few options left in the Ukraine crisis and they all look bad.