People walk along Nanjing Pedestrian Road, a main shopping area in Shanghai. Reuters
China's birth rate dropped last year to its lowest level since the Communist country was founded in 1949, adding to concerns that an ageing society and shrinking workforce will pile pressure on a slowing economy.
The European Union and China on Wednesday approved “in principle” a major investment pact that Brussels hopes will open up lucrative opportunities, despite concerns about Beijing’s rights record.
Global stock markets mostly rallied Wednesday as investors were buoyed by optimism over China’s reopening and looming data expected to show a further slowdown in US inflation.
For two years the United States’ PGA Tour, which has been organising competitive golf since its formation 1929, had been fighting a legal and media battle with newcomer Saudi Arabia’s LIV Golf, set up in 2021. LIV Golf is backed by Public Investment Fund (PIF), the country’s $600 billion wealth fund. Ever since it has been set
The far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) is riding high in the polls to the alarm of mainstream parties and is on track to win three state votes in the east of the country with calls to stop migration and curb what it sees as a costly green agenda. AfD is polling 17-19% nationwide, around a record high for the party that now vies with
A multiple train collision, which killed at least 288 persons and injured about 300 others, has brought the issue of rail safety to the fore. India’s railway system originated under private auspices in the colonial period. It is now the nation’s biggest state undertaking. With 115,000 kms of track, India boasts of the world’s largest rail network.
Summer vacation is to begin at the end of this month. Children and their parents are very much excited for it and are eagerly waiting for the moment. Children will get almost two months for the break. Most of them will go back to their home countries to meet their relatives and family members. I have noticed these breaks help