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Thursday, December 02, 2021



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.

Globalisation in question

March 19, 2016 5:57 am

It was undergirded by a set of meta-assumptions, all of which are now being contested.

‘Globalisation stimulates new thinking’

October 07, 2014 1:06 am

Globalisation is the process in which different countries trade their goods with each other to improve their economy.

Smoke and markets

August 26, 2013 3:46 am

Globally accepted norms of transparency in financial assessments are needed