Maria Ressa, Ferdinand Marcos Jr
The Pakistan government has introduced a new cyber-crime law that could see social-media users jailed for up to five years for posting fake news about the military, judiciary or public officials. Spreading false or fake news is indeed
I feel in the era of digital news and social media, respect and trust for traditional newspapers and magazines have increased by leaps and bounds. People have started banking only on newspapers. Most of the news on social media turn out to be either old or not true. Even I have been deceived by fake news on social media a number
The bulletin clarified that if an artist or influencer incurs any costs in providing a service and subsequently recovers that cost from its client, such reimbursement falls within the scope of VAT in the UAE.
Trouble began for the second largest Chinese real estate company, China Evergrande in 2021 when it defaulted on its payments, but survived because of the short duration in spurt in the property segment of the economy. But it has reached a deeper critical point as it is unable to offer international creditors a
Three of my favourite things came together as I read Erin Zhurkin’s debut novel, “Plus-Size in Paris.” First, having lived in Pau, in the Pyrenees, and Paris for two very important years of my life — at 12 with my family and 20 as a university student — j’adore la France. Second, one of the most enjoyable times of my
Today I had one of those jarring, uncomfortable moments when I realised I was complicit in the mistreatment of another person. What am I on about? I’m on about my immediate response to the video of Britney Spears dancing with knives that she posted to Instagram. I saw it, and — if social media is anything to
Last spring, my tween was begging for more independence, starting with being allowed to walk home from school alone. The mile-plus walk involves crossing a few busy streets. I was hesitant; she doesn’t have a phone, so she had no way to contact me if something went wrong. But we practiced a few times (with me