Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Mongolia was a Soviet satellite for decades but now fears economic domination by China, with this week's visit by Russia's Vladimir Putin, hard on the heels of Xi Jinping, highlighting its delicate balancing act, analysts say.
On February 2011, the Supreme Court in Nepal handed down a landmark decision to the Dolakha District Administration Office (DAO) to provide Nepali citizenship to one Suntali Dhami on the basis of descent from her mother, who held a Nepali citizenship.
All Gavin Jones has to do is scan the shelves of his impossibly quaint shop on England's border with Scotland to know he'll have a big problem if the Scots declare independence next week.
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
When Prime Minister Narendra Modi marked India's independence day on Aug. 15th by delivering his first “Address to the Nation” from the ramparts of India's historic Red Fort, he lived up to his reputation for an ability to communicate with an audience, particularly the “common man.”
Climate change is arguably one of the greatest challenges currently facing the world. The effects of climate change are all around us from extreme weather events such as Super Typhoon Haiyan to record high temperatures in many countries and to massive floods, including in Europe this May., 1 Comment
The naming of Indonesian Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Jero Wacik as a suspect in a corruption case reveals once again how ineffective the internal control and audits by the Development Finance Comptroller (BPKP) and Supreme Audit Agency (BPK) have been at most public offices.
Last month, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) held a Civil Economic Conference at which its Chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen raised 10 questions directing blame at President Ma Ying-jeou's administration for Taiwan's economic stagnation in recent years.
Monday, September 8, 2014
Measles is a highly contagious viral childhood disease. Almost every child contracts it at some point. The patient initially has red eyes and a fever, and a blotchy rash as well as a higher fever later.
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's appointment of a record number of women to his cabinet highlights efforts to power the economy by boosting the female workforce — but he faces myriad challenges turning that vision into reality.
Recent electricity outages that plunged Crimea into darkness have spotlighted the peninsula's enduring heavy dependence on Ukraine more than five months after it was annexed by Moscow.