Nation-Building

Hi-vis Morrison spruiks infrastructure

Amid a sea of hi-vis, Scott Morrison has embarked on a charm offensive with the working man as he spruiked his government's $75 billion …

Scott Morrison

Losing its lustre: The Golden Mile dilemma

ANDE Lai has a great view at home. He bought his two-bedroom apartment in Golden Mile Complex in 1986 with this view in mind.

Real Estate

Why do countries participate in international assessments?

<i>This blog draws on the recently published forum paper Addey, C., Sellar S., Steiner-Khamsi G., Lingard B. & Verger A. (2017): The rise of</i> …

Unesco

It’s Deeper Than One Man, Folks

President Trump experienced perhaps his worst week when Manafort was found guilty on fraud charges and his former lawyer worked out a plea deal …

Democratic Party

Not defaulted on any financial obligations, says Dewan Housing

New Delhi, Sept 24 Dewan Housing Finance on Monday again asserted that it has not defaulted on any financial obligations and there has been no instan

Business (India)

BJP will seek to identify illegal immigrants if it wins 2019 polls, says Amit Shah

BJP chief Amit Shah Sunday said his party will seek to identify illegal immigrants living in the country if it comes to power after the Lok Sabha …

Amit Shah

Is Energy East still in the pipeline?

<i>Jacques Poitras is the author of</i> Pipe Dreams: The Fight for Canada’s Energy Future<i>, which will be published next week.</i><p>With new legal setbacks for the Trans Mountain and Keystone XL pipelines, and the recent diplomatic chill between Canada and Saudi Arabia, there are even louder calls for a revival …

Justin Trudeau

Taking a lead in inviting critics, RSS has initiated a new paradigm in the 'Culture of Discourse'

Share Email<p>At times, the perception created about a group or organisation is a well-orchestrated polemic which gets built over decades, largely on …

West Bengal

‘I never said no’: Gabby still hopeful reunion film with Sharon will happen

Thirty-seven years. That's how long ago it was when Sharon Cuneta and Gabby Concepcion first starred on the big screen together.<p>The two were paired …

Film Festivals

Indonesia's VP Contender Hits Out at Jokowi's Rupiah Rout Policy

Indonesia’s upcoming election will be fought on the economy and jobs, with the country’s ailing currency set to be a key issue, vice president …

Indonesia

Artist takes her work out of the museum, onto Philly streets : Arts & Entertainment : WHYY

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is hosting the film work of Yael Bartana, an Israeli-born, Berlin-based filmmaker who made a trilogy of short films …

News (U.S.)

Land Reform panel comprised of Daniel Kriek, Tembeka Ngcukaitobi, Wandile Sihlobo and more

Daniel Kriek, Tembeka Ngcukaitobi, and Wandile Sihlobo are among those recently appointed to an advisory panel on land reform that will support the …

Land Reform

Star-studded Gabay Guro Grand Gathering | The Freeman

Former Laguna Board member Angelica Jones has been chosen as brand ambassador of NextGen, a networking company which supports organic farming as its …

Philippines

Syria ambassador advocates “realist” foreign policy

In Morse College’s first tea of the year, former Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford discussed an alternative to American hegemony — a “realist approach” …

Foreign Policy

How did America get here? Jill Lepore’s new book offers clues in our history.

By H. W. Brands<p><i>H.W. Brands has been writing about American history for 30 years. His next book, “Heirs of the Founders,” will be published in November.</i><p>Themes in history are like constellations in the night sky. Both are artificial constructs superimposed on reality by observers of confusing …

War

Narendra Modi Is No Populist

An increasingly common line of attack against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is that he has abandoned economic reform to embrace populism. “As …

Foreign Policy

Opinion: How Congress And BJP Should Interpret Mohan Bhagwat's Comments

"Future of <i>Bharat</i>: An RSS Perspective", the three-day unprecedented outreach initiative by the RSS that was just held in Delhi hogged the national …

Rahul Gandhi

Swiggy rolls out ‘Safety First’ road safety programme for its delivery partners

Through the programme, Swiggy will enable extensive sensitisation and training of its delivery partners on the various nuances of road safety.<p>Swiggy, …

Road Safety

President Trump’s Shift in Syria

Addressing an infrastructure event in Ohio on March 29, President Donald Trump declared that the United States would be departing Syria sooner rather …

Middle East

‘Unrequited Toil’: A New Book on the History of U.S. Slavery

<i>This post is part of our blog series that announces the publication of selected new books in African American History and African Diaspora Studies.</i> …

History

Generals urge Trump not to ‘retreat’ on foreign aid

President Trump often touts his efforts to increase military funding, but the nation’s leading senior active and retired military officers are increasingly arguing for the United States to spend more on preventing wars rather than fighting them — the opposite of the White House’s proposed …

Opinion

Wonder of Wellington must not be a one-off

DURBAN – Success in sport does not get much sweeter than vanquishing the All Blacks on their home paddock, as they quaintly call it. The country goes …

Sport (South Africa)

There’s a song about cybersecurity from the Chinese government

China is not short of patriotic songs. Most of them sing praise about historical events, natural scenery or the people’s love for the Communist …

Technology (China)

Emily Thornberry’s Diary: Brexit paralysis, facing the anger of Jewish voters – and coming home to an empty nest

Our only response as a party must be to listen to the anger, understand it, act on it, and fix the problem we’ve created.<p>In this day and age, you can …

Opinion (UK)

Five times when RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat left BJP red-faced

From rebuking BJP leaders for dining with Dalit families ahead of Karnataka elections to seeking a review of the reservation policy that probably …

Mohan Bhagwat

RSS chief lauds Cong role in India's freedom struggle

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat lauded the role of the Congress during India’s freedom struggle and also acknowledged the …

Elections

America Needs a Counterterrorism Strategy That Won’t Break the Bank

Has the war on terrorism been worth it? The 17th anniversary of 9/11 last week elicited a flurry of pieces debating this issue, a number of them focused on a recent think-tank report estimating that counterterrorism has cost the U.S. nearly $3 trillion since 2001.<p>Given that there is still no end to …

Homeland Security

Morgan Wong

January 09, 2018 • Morgan Wong discusses his recent and ongoing work<p><i>Morgan Wong is a Hong Kong–based artist, whose “Dash Series,” 2016, deals with</i> …

The Arts

Modi heading to Varanasi on 68th birthday

New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on a two-day visit to Varanasi, his lok Sabha constituency, on Monday to celebrate …

Rahul Gandhi

A birthday card to the PM

In 2013 when I joined BJP, my community was shocked; today, they are changing.<p>Written by |<p>In late 2013, Modi’s magic had gripped India as Narendra …

Deutsche Bank