When one has to wait for an hour for the bus to arrive, when one has to join a kilometre-long line to get the car refuelled, when one has to barter clothes to buy food,
Britain will cap consumer energy bills for two years and funnel billions to prop up power companies, its new leader Liz Truss said on Thursday in a bid to tackle an energy crisis
Lists from the official Xinhua news agency and the Hong Kong government showed finance secretary Paul Chan retains his post, while Paul Lam replaces Teresa Cheng as justice secretary, and Eric Chan becomes the new chief secretary, or No. 2 official.
The leader of the Taliban said on Thursday the United States had raised a cloud of doubt and uncertainty about an expected deal aimed at allowing it to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan
There was forbearance because the homes where such men are raised are homes where sacrifice plays the mortar, where acceptance is fashioned as a divine chip and where the defeat of evil is designed as living man’s most pious triumph.
'We have studied the issue of allocating dialysis services to elderly people at home in details, and one of the solutions we have put in place is to take a team to the patient’s home.'
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid said, "Cabinet will always be supportive team for President Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed in consolidating foundations of the Union, empowering its institutions.."
The Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party elected Xi as its general secretary for another five-year term, Xinhua reported, tilting the country decisively back towards one-man rule after decades of power-sharing among its elite.
Even as China opened to the outside, Jiang’s government stamped out dissent at home. It jailed human rights, labor and pro-democracy activists and banned the Falun Gong spiritual movement, which it viewed as a threat to the Communist Party’s monopoly on power.
Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) president Lobsang Sangay was invited to the White House to meet the newly appointed US Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues, Robert Destro, on Friday, the CTA said in a press release.