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Singapore’s New PM Needs to Tackle Cost of Living, Analysts Say

(Bloomberg) -- Singapore’s Lawrence Wong will need to make fighting inflation his top priority after taking office as prime minister next month, according to...

‘First smoke-free generation’: Rishi Sunak’s anti-smoking bill passes first hurdle

NEW DELHI: The British government's proposed smoking ban, which aims to prevent young people from ever smoking, passed its first hurdle in Parliament on...

Biden calls for higher taxes on the rich on visit to Pennsylvania hometown | Tax

US president blasts rival Donald Trump as an out-of-touch elitist on visit to key battleground state.United States President Joe Biden has renewed calls for...

Frenchman Who Helped Fend off Sydney Mall Attacker is Offered Australian Citizenship Months Before Visa Expires

The Frenchman's attorney confirmed that he would be granted permanent residency in Australia following his heroic actNever miss a story — sign up for...

Solomon Islanders cast votes in an election that will shape relations with China

HONIARA: Voting began across the Solomon Islands on Wednesday in the South Pacific nation's first general since the government switched diplomatic allegiances from...

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef suffers worst bleaching on record | Environment News

The 2,300km (1,429-mile) reef is in its fifth mass bleaching event since 2016 with aerial surveys showing the scale of damage.Australia’s Great Barrier Reef,...

Venezuela closes embassy in Ecuador following Mexican Embassy raid

Venezuela has ordered its embassy in Ecuador closed in the wake of a raid on the Mexican Embassy in Quito.“I ordered to close our...

Italian PM sues again for defamation

ROME: An Italian court gave the green light Tuesday to a fresh defamation case brought by Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni, this time against a...

Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 783 | Russia-Ukraine war News

As the war enters its 783rd day, these are the main developments.Here is the situation on Wednesday, April 17, 2024. Fighting Ukraine’s Air Force said air...

The Pacific election being closely watched by China and the West

In the Solomon Islands, the night before an election is known as Devil's Night.Political candidates offer bribes - handing out everything from cash and...

Seven jurors seated in Trump’s hush money trial amid jury selection challenge

NEW DELHI: After two days of jury selection in Donald Trump's hush money trial, seven jurors have been seated as of Tuesday's adjournment.Eleven more...

Ecuador declares energy emergency amid severe regional drought and El Niño | Climate News

Colombia has stopped electricity exports to Ecuador as both countries grapple with diminished hydroelectric reservoirs.A drought fuelled by the El Niño weather phenomenon has...

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