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    Can business prevent US-China relations from becoming fractured?

    Vladimir Terekhov | Updated at 12:00am on October 20, 2020

    The flood of events that has occurred recently affecting the politics of relations between the two leading world powers — the United States and China — cannot bring about anything but a feeling of numbing hopelessness for...

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    We need a four-day work week, now

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 20, 2020

    THE pan­dem­ic inspired politi­cians and coun­try lead­ers across the world to speak in favour of a reduced work week. New Zealand prime min­is­ter Jacin­da Ardern has brought it up, as has Sanna Marin, the prime min­is­ter of Fin­land. Germany’s largest trade...

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    The DSA’s assault on civil rights

    Andrew Anderson | Updated at 12:00am on October 20, 2020

    THE period between 2013 and 2016 saw an unprecedented wave of religious extremist attacks in Bangladesh against writers, bloggers and publishers, several been hacked to death, some of whom...

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    In defence of Nasser

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 20, 2020

    SINCE the death of prophet Muhammad (SWT), only two leaders in Arab lands have galvanised nearly the entire Arab population: the 12th century’s Saladin (of Kurdish descent) and Gamal `Abdul-Nasser...

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    Negligence in conserving heritage sites unacceptable

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 18, 2020

    NEGLIGENCE in conserving heritage sites may result in the loss of archaeological history of the country unless the government takes early measures in this regard....

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    Govt must keep battery-run three-wheelers off main roads

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 18, 2020

    THE presence of unregistered battery-run three-wheelers, known as ‘easy bikes’, on roads in the capital city and, in some cases, on highways continue to cause...

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    Mid-tier employees: in destitute of legal protection

    by K Shamsuddin Mahmood | Updated at 12:00am on October 18, 2020

    WE VISITED Chicago in the United States last summer to meet extended family relatives living there and obviously our tour itinerary included, amongst others, the...

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    No intra-Afghan talks likely unless Ghani steps aside

    by Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on October 18, 2020

    PRESIDENT Donald Trump and his national security adviser, Robert C O’Brien are aching to announce troop withdrawal from Afghanistan as a last minute sweetener for...

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