Children are the future of our world; they are our progeny. Minors are dependent on us, the adults, no matter where they live and who their parents are. They are the innocents who have a long way to go to be able to separate the grain from the chaff. They are the pure souls who believe in a bright life.
The bloody terrorist attacks targeting European cities, the last of which took place in Brussels in the past few weeks, revealed the fact that the EU has to deal with this danger in a more serious and comprehensive manner than ever before. Many security experts believe that the measures taken by Europe within the scope of the fight against terrorism are still inadequate, as clearly seen in the cases of Paris and Brussels attacks.1 Comment
The United States has a single military base in Africa, positioned strategically along the sea route to Suez in the Republic of Djibouti.
This is in response to the commentary by Mr. Joe Hung entitled "Hung asks, are we Taiwanese or Chinese?" (p. 4, March 21).
I belong to the Church of the Transfiguration, the Catholic parish in Manhattan's Chinatown. A fellow parishioner brought to my attention the opinion piece "Sharapova story wrapped in mystery and sadness" by Father Daniel Bauer, SVD.
I read with some surprise the commentary piece by Ross Darrell Feingold ("Hillary 'for America,' but TPP, China stance may not be best for Taiwan," March 9) where he attempted to hurl some half-baked brickbats on former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.1 Comment
Donald J. Trump -- Manhattanite, businessman, property developer, reality TV star, Twitter expert, the man who promises to make America great again -- and now, the leading contender for the U.S. Republican presidential nomination.
People around the world would largely agree that Hillary Rodham Clinton and Aung San Suu Kyi are two among the most popular women of this generation. However, popularity often comes with intense scrutiny, especially when seeking public office.
Finally, we get to see some common sense and sanity. Malaysians certainly welcome the decision of Attorney-General Mohamed Apandi Ali in dropping the sedition charges against Dr. Azmi Shahrom.
Policymakers in Beijing are backed into a corner with only tough choices left to make. They need to push through with reforms to fully liberalize exchange rate and capital account, or lose credibility as a newly established reserve currency holder. But letting markets decide exchange rate and capital flows (which include portfolio investment, purchases of overseas financial instruments, foreign bank loans, derivatives etc.) can seriously exacerbate challenges facing the world's second-largest economy.