Friday, July 10, 2015
Chancellor Angela Merkel's tough stance on Greece plays well with German voters but carries a huge risk, analysts warn -- history would likely blame her for a catastrophic "Grexit."
A few weeks ago, the sultan of Johor expressed the idea that we should adopt Singapore's education system in Malaysia.
A few weeks ago, Amnesty International released a report on human rights abuses carried out by Indian troops in Indian-held Kashmir., 1 Comment
Over the long Independence Day weekend in America, did you spend more time in your little bedroom community pondering the potential of a terrorist attack than wondering how long you should let your hot dogs sizzle on the grill? If so, then America has far more serious problems than terrorism.
Thursday, July 9, 2015
Greece's economic turbulence is dominating political debate in Spain ahead of a year-end general election, with the ruling conservatives pointing to Syriza's difficulties to discredit its Spanish ally Podemos.
I'm convinced that a crucial reason we have fared so badly in agriculture relative to our neighbours has been the way too many among us, including past and present policymakers, confuse and equate food security with rice self-sufficiency.
Aggressive intervention on China's stock exchanges by the Communist government, to try to arrest a dramatic rout, has raised questions over its reform agenda and pledges to let the market play a bigger role.
Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha has hit the nail on the head.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
China's new national security law, enacted last week by the National People's Congress, the country's parliament, is worrying on several levels, both because of what it says and because of what is left ambiguous.
It has finally become official. Kaushik Basu, chief economist and senior vice president of the World Bank, has declared India to be the fastest growing economy of the world. We Indians are delighted.