Lebanon’s plight is not just piteous but shocking, to say the least. The reported wrangling among the politicians has dealt a body blow to the economy, with the currency losing a disastrous 90 per cent of its value and inflation spiralling sky-high.
The Continental Group, a leading insurance intermediary and financial services provider in the GCC region, recently hosted a webinar titled ‘Navigating the Current Geopolitical Climate’, fuelling discussions on the ongoing Russo-Ukrainian War and its
How out of control is inflation? One measure says it all: Prices are now rising as fast in one month as they used to rise in a whole year when President Joe Biden took office. The measure of inflation that gets the most attention is the consumer
The central banks across the world seem to have woken up to the reality of rising inflation, and they are using the one weapon in their hands, the interest rate, to tame inflation. The United Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC)
Changes of government in the states as a result of defection of groups of legislators or even entire parties have not been unusual in India since Prime Minister Narendra Modi led his Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies to power eight years ago. Needless to say the BJP was usually the major beneficiary of these changes,
It is great news that Saudi Arabia has opened to collect Umrah pilgrimage form from the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has announced that those who obtain tourist visas and commercial visas will now be allowed to submit papers (“Commercial and tourist visa holders can now perform Umrah,” Gulf Today, Aug.14).
A depressing and pathetic battle is going on in a Los Angeles courtroom to win control of the paltry belongings of the notorious murderer and cult leader Charles Manson. All that is at stake in the dispute over his will are the clothes he owned and maybe two or three guitars — the stuff he had at Corcoran State Prison when
Sometimes you read an article about some project, and it really grabs your attention and brings about a total change in your perspective about how you view the world. The Extreme Ice Survey is one such project, and the documentary, Chasing the Ice, based on this project, is recommended as a must-read and