A First Republic Bank branch in Midtown Manhattan in New York City. Reuters
It is unfortunate that the US-China trade war has entered a new phase at a time when the global growth itself remains shaky. Indications that negotiations would resume some time
When it comes to international trade, China hasn’t always played by the rules. So the question begs: How do you change that behaviour? Engaging in a trade war by imposing tariffs isn’t ideal.
The dollar traded at $1.1656 per euro on Thursday, just shy of a two-month high reached on Wednesday. The greenback held near a nine-week high against the Swiss franc at 0.9236, and also held on to gains made in the previous session against the Japanese currency, to stand at 105.45 yen.
The destruction of the Nova Kakhovka dam in southern Ukraine along the Dnipro River in the war between Ukraine and Russia has brought in a scary new dimension to the conflict between the two countries. The water that has flown from the reservoir has now flooded large parts of the Khersov region, and it has endangered the war
In politics, as in life, it’s all too easy to write off old people, especially when they are frail or disabled. President Joe Biden’s fall on stage during the Air Force Academy graduation ceremony on Thursday immediately raised questions of fitness. Even I, a geriatrician and anti-ageism advocate, looked at Dianne Feinstein’s recent return
Seven of eight earth system boundaries (ESBs) that are critical for stability of the planet’s health and survival of species have already been crossed, a new research paper by the Earth Commission published in the Nature journal said, suggesting that the very future of humanity may now be at risk from the climate crisis. Transgression of
Being human beings — the climax of the creation of the Creator who created this beautiful world — we have a huge responsibility to take care of not only humans but also natural resources and other creatures as well (“World must ‘work as one’ to end plastic pollution, says UN Chief Guterres,” June 5, Gulf Today website).