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    The real hero of modern China

    | Updated at 10:15pm on January 27, 2017

    IN THE second week of January 2017, one of the greatest figures of modern times died peacefully in Beijing...

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    Signalling an end to an era dominated by west?

    by Ramzy Baroud | Updated at 10:10pm on January 27, 2017

    NO, IT was not just ‘another Middle East peace conference,’ as a columnist in Israeli Jerusalem Post attempted to depict the Paris Peace Conference held on January 15, with top official representations from 70 countries attending...

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    Welcome HC order on highway accident prevention

    | Updated at 10:10pm on January 27, 2017

    THE High Court on Wednesday yet again ordered the government to make highways off-limits to unfit vehicles and slow-moving converted utility vehicles...

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    Despairing institution of EC search committee

    | Updated at 10:05pm on January 27, 2017

    THE six-member search committee as the president instituted it for the reconstitution of the election commission, with the incumbent one serving out its tenure on February 8, is despairing...

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    How not to predict the future

    by Tom Engelhardt | Updated at 11:00pm on January 26, 2017

    THEY call themselves the US ‘Intelligence Community’, or the IC. If you include the office of the director of National Intelligence, which in 2005 began as a crew of 12 people, including its director, and by 2008 had already grown to a staff of 1,750, there are 17 members (adding up to an alphabet soup of acronyms including the CIA, the NSA, and the DIA)...

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    National policy for financial literacy

    by Ahmed Al Asheq | Updated at 10:50pm on January 26, 2017

    SINCE the global financial crisis and economic recession in 2008, worldwide global policy makers have strived to focus on minimising financial hazard and balancing financial system...

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    The Philippines in the centre of Asian realignment

    by Andre Vltchek | Updated at 10:45pm on January 26, 2017

    PHILIPPINES, for decades a limping invalid, poor and suffering from countless ailments, is now suddenly finding itself at the vanguard, reshuffling the entire Asia Pacific, sending Western imperialists packing...

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    Shocking landslide deaths

    | Updated at 10:40pm on January 26, 2017

    THE death from landslide at Companiganj in Sylhet on Monday is shocking...

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    The sorry tale of a city hospital

    | Updated at 10:30pm on January 26, 2017

    THE sorry tale of the 150-bed Dhaka Mahanagar General Hospital, at Babu Bazar in Old Town of Dhaka, speaks volume of the neglect of the authorities concerned, frustrating the objective of offering patients of the area and its surroundings an affordable treatment...

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    Individual responsibility

    by John Scales Avery | Updated at 10:20pm on January 25, 2017

    THERE are many governments today that can be described unjust, and some that even deserve to be called fascist...