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Vairamuthu: I will release my next book after keeping it at MK?s feet

Vairamuthu: I will release my next book after keeping it at MK?s feet

Tirupur: Lyricist Vairamuthu said he will release his next book after keeping it at the feet (memorial) of the late chief minister M Karunanidhi. The lyricist delivered a speech on the late poet ?Kaviko? S Abdur Rahman in the city on Sunday, as part of ?Tamizhattrupadai? series. Vairamuthu has conducted […]

2 Shiv Sena cadres get 3-year jail for damaging govt bus

2 Shiv Sena cadres get 3-year jail for damaging govt bus

Tirupur: A trial court here has sentenced two Shiv Sena cadres to three years imprisonment for damaging a state-run bus following the demise of the party founder Bal Thackeray in November 17, 2012.The convicts were identified as Mahesh Kumar, 37, and Mahendran, 29, of Sukumar Nagar at Poolavadi near Udumalpet. […]

Can China walk out of economic difficulties by relying on its old playbook of debt?

Can China walk out of economic difficulties by relying on its old playbook of debt?

China is banking on a new wave of debt-fuelled infrastructure spending to arrest a deepening economic slowdown, but the surge in local government debt may complicate Beijing?s long-term efforts of reining in financial risks in its economy. In an unusual move last week, China?s National People?s Congress Standing Committee authorised […]

Hong Kong companies need action, not talk, on diversity

Hong Kong companies need action, not talk, on diversity

Hong Kong competes on its reputation as a well but lightly regulated market. This philosophy is reflected in the Hong Kong stock exchange?s listing rules, which lay out a world-class standard of corporate governance but interpreted in a light-touch manner. Regulators try to avoid adding onerous requirements to compliance standards, […]

The Truth About War and Peace in Cambodia

The Truth About War and Peace in Cambodia

For decades, the official line from the United Nations and the bevy of international foreign ministers and diplomats who brokered the 1991 Paris Peace Accords was that their historical document ended the conflict that had afflicted Cambodia since the Khmer Rouge launched hostilities in 1968. The problem for some journalists, […]