Along with its health impacts, the Covid-19 pandemic has so far weakened consumer and business confidence, diminishing Indonesia’s economic growth.
After being deferred for a year due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games was finally declared open at the opening ceremony on July 23, but without spectators.
There is so much at stake in the just-announced two-week lockdown – referred to as an enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) – of Metro Manila and nearby provinces from August 6 to 20.
The world is witnessing the emergence of more infectious variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, but a stuttering race to ensure equitable access to vaccines has seen a handful countries streak ahead, immunising their own populations, lea
Chinese firms are more enthusiastic than most about listing on US stock exchanges.
As parliament heard on Monday, Singapore has a strategy to synchronise its reopening with its vaccination coverage – not just of the overall population, but of seniors who are the most vulnerable to the effects of Covid-19.
The tragic loss of dozens of lives in the floods in Zhengzhou, capital city of Henan province, has taught the whole country a hard-learned lesson of the need to be better prepared to respond to extreme weather incidents.
Just this month, we’ve seen political collapse in Haiti and military collapse in Afghanistan. South Sudan, the world’s newest nation, turned 10 years old amid looming famine, rampant corruption and continued violence.
It's Summer time and the living is easy, as the old song goes. And vacations both domestic and international should be surging despite dark pandemic clouds still shrouding parts of the world.
The government’s medium- and long-term guidelines for ensuring a stable supply of energy must not end up as a mere display of seemingly coherent numerical targets.