Sat, 21 Jul 2018 10:02
Trump gripes on forex weigh on dollar, stoke 'currency war' fears
The dollar slid against the euro and pound Friday as US President Donald Trump adopted an aggressive posture on trade and foreign exchange, stoking talk of a currency war in addition to a trade war.
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 01:00
Have US and Russia entered a new arms race?
The Donald Trump administration’s first Nuclear Posture Review, presented in February, has abandoned former president Barack Obama’s nuclear disarmament “promise” and, instead, vowed to enhance the role of nuclear power in the US’ security strategy including developing sea-launched nuclear missiles, which in a way lowers the threshold for using nuclear weapons.
Sat, 24 Mar 2018 01:00
Sacked Somchai moves on but warns PM about legal advice
APPEARING unfazed, and still smiling and laughing, sacked election commissioner Somchai Srisutthiyakorn left the Election Commission (EC) office yesterday, carrying a Buddha image in a “forgiveness” posture.
He said he had forgiven everyone.
Thu, 08 Feb 2018 01:00
US Nuclear Posture Review should assuage allies
North Korea is accelerating its nuclear and missile development, while Russia and China are strengthening their nuclear capabilities. Given the deteriorating security environment, it is inevitable for the United States to start shoring up the power of its nuclear deterrent.
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 01:00
Understanding your organisation’s cybersecurity posture and its impact
AS THE business and consumer world face continuous disruption from technology, governments around the world are exploring ways to develop smart nations and cities by adopting these disruptive technologies.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 01:00
North Korea: our leaders need to find some active braincells
It would be hard to disagree with SD Little’s thoughts regarding the unacceptable posture of North Korean politics, of which there are many facets.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 01:00
Hunched posture can lead to numbness in arms
Poor back posture can not only cause back pain, but also numbness in the arms and the legs, a group that promotes spinal health is warning the slumped and the slouched among us.
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 01:00
Beijing’s hardline stance widening the China-Hong Kong divide
The heavy-handed posture of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s administration appears to have led to the rise of “anti-China” forces in Hong Kong.
Mon, 03 Aug 2015 01:00
'Everything starts at home' if we want foreign policy to regain dynamism
Former foreign minister Kasit Piromya expresses his concerns over Thailand's posture in the international arena in this exclusive interview with The Nation's Wiraj Sripong a week before he was appointed by the People's Democratic Reform Foundation to e
Mon, 08 Sep 2014 01:00
Be ready, when India engages the world
India has finally emerged from its huge continent, judging from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's numerous postures and comments during his five-day visit to Japan recently.
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00
Islamic world and West: a common history
Europe appears to be ignoring its long history of good exchanges and encouraging defensive posture
Tue, 04 Jun 2013 00:00
When a pain| in the back| can be fatal
Most of us suffer from back pain at some point in our life and for the majority of us, it's down to little more than a strain or bad posture.
Wed, 08 May 2013 00:00
Renewed resolve: Treading the path of peaceful development
Beijing's foreign policy posture has been placed under the international spotlight, in particular its territorial claims in the South China Sea. The recent pronouncement by Chinese President Xi Jinping that Beijing would never compromise its security inte
Fri, 14 Dec 2012 00:00
Movements that speak louder than words
Three leading khon dancers recount a moving story of friendship and betrayal in postures and gestures
Mon, 23 Jul 2012 00:00
Bend me, shape me
Israeli artist Gabi Benzano showcases metal sculptures of women and couples in intimate postures