Wednesday, Feb 08, 2023



How this was the year that bid au revoir to hyperglobalisation

December 29, 2022 1:58 pm

Two wars are raging in 2022, which have upended the assumption of “doux commerce”. We take a look at how the world got here.

India@100: A digitally-powered and sustainable innovation hub

August 15, 2022 8:51 am

Kiran Mazumdar Shaw writes: By 2047 India could become a knowledge economy powered by cutting-edge research. Inclusivity and increasing participation of women hold the key

Ukraine war and pandemic force nations to retreat from globalisation

March 23, 2022 3:15 pm

The pandemic and President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine have brought into sharp relief the uncertainty of the existing economic order.

We must build an ‘environment state’ to counter the threat posed by climate change

June 23, 2021 6:00 pm

The collapse of the world as we know it is fast-approaching and governments must urgently create a collective manifesto for the ‘environment state’.

The world must come together on Covid vaccines

June 14, 2021 10:19 am

Patent waiver is not the only issue in easing gaps to vaccine access. Manufacturers in developing countries would also require handholding on technology-related matters

No 'exclusive cliques' should be formed: China on first Quad summit

March 15, 2021 9:52 pm

Quad countries involving the US, India, Australia and Japan held their first virtual summit on Friday during which President Joe Biden told leaders of the coalition that a "free and open" Indo-Pacific is essential to their countries.

COVID-19 pandemic far from over, new variants worrying: Singapore PM

January 29, 2021 7:43 pm

He also noted that governments will "come under more pressure to adopt protectionist and nativist positions."

Wonder Year: The seeds of present-day politics were sown in 1989

October 27, 2019 4:41 pm

In 1989, it may have seemed quaint. Three decades later, it is no longer just an anthropological curiosity.

Globalisation in retreat

November 30, 2017 11:18 am

It is being challenged by a nationalist politics. But a nationalist economics is unlikely to take its place

Globalisation is here to stay, we proved sceptics wrong: Manmohan Singh

September 23, 2017 2:50 pm

Globalisation is here to stay and those who were sceptical about the success of India's "new policies" 25 years ago have been proven wrong, said former prime minister Manmohan Singh.