As soon as I landed in London last Saturday, I picked up a copy each of two newspapers at the airport. One was the Daily Telegraph and the other was the Guardian.
Ulama (plural for alim) is an Islamic term, which literally means “the men of knowledge”.
The mystery surrounding the Germanwings Flight 4U 9525 seems to have unravelled finally.
Last month I was selected to speak at the UN to discuss the content of the sustainable development goals. As a child, I couldn’t dream of even visiting the UN.
India, of late, has woken up to realize the importance of oceans, more particularly the one in its backyard.
In the last Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting on March 19, the US Federal Reserve (Fed) became more dovish than in previous months, despite removing the word
War in the Middle East: Not exactly earth-shattering news in a region which always had more than its fair share of bloodshed.
Last week, the world mourned the loss of one of the region’s great statesmen. And rightly so.
Hundreds of obituaries and articles have been written about Lee Kuan Yew, who was laid to rest last weekend.
Pragmatism was a constant in Lee Kuan Yew's thoughts and actions during his years as prime minister, and later.
Taiwan is slated to hold its next presidential election on January 16, 2016.
The 2015 Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), through a forum of developed economies, devotes a great portion of its 2015 Survey on Indonesia Economy, to the issues of ine
In a few months the stress of high school students will reach its peak with the national examinations, though Culture and Elementary and Secondary Education Minister Anies Baswedan has said the fin
Jakarta’s Car Free Day (CFD) has developed into a massive weekly event every Sunday where huge numbers of people from Jakarta and its surrounding areas pour into the main thoroughfares — Jl.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was evidently happy with the decision of President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo to pick Japan, a major trading partner and main investor for Indonesia, for his first
The key messages of three international reports on Indonesia’s economic outlook issued over the last seven days are essentially the same: continue the broad-based reform or suffer from low econom
Jakarta Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama’s decision to issue a gubernatorial regulation on the 2015 city budget after he failed to secure the City Council’s approval is expected to en
We don’t expect much from President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s visits to Japan and China this week in the way of wooing investors for infrastructure development, which has been one of the top p
On Monday Singapore and its neighbors woke to the news that the founding father of the island state, and one of the region’s great statesmen, Lee Kuan Yew, had passed away in the early hours.