The Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has again reminded the country that strong and resilient health systems act as the first line of defence, not only against outbreaks but in meeting everyday health challenges.
The 10th round of the China-EU high-level strategic dialogue was held via video link on Tuesday. The two sides agreed to develop closer ties on a range of issues.
New York City just can’t catch a break. After three months of Coronavirus quarantine, during which normal life was out of the question, last week a curfew was imposed on the city.
As Black Lives Matter protests persist worldwide and a German study reveals that discrimination against people based on their ethnic origin has increased. The report warns of serious consequences for society.
Oil trades at a negative price. Unemployment in the United States is nine times greater than during the period following the global financial crash (GFC) in 2008.
Can Germany have and pursue its own interests? The answer from Washington seems clear: only with the blessing of the US government.
Recent consumer surveys are revealing a shift in patterns of behaviour that could become permanent fixtures.
At this critical moment, G20 parties put aside their differences, coordinated action and demonstrated international cooperation to fight COVID-19.
In the backdrop of the cultural reordering brought about by the Coronavius pandemic, recently introduced hygiene behaviours have changed how we interact with our surroundings.
After months of fear, anxiety and uncertainty, what has been left in the wake of an invisible enemy the moniker of which has become a dreaded household name – COVID -19 – is a cataclysmic trail of devastation and disruption.
It is fair to ask do we have leverage, as a modest nation, to win the hearts and minds of others?
Committing to protecting all rights of women and girls. Governments and businesses must ensure all workers and communities they work with are aware of and can claim their rights.
The uncertainties of the times that we live in and the challenges of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are bound to bring about changes in human behaviour.
The US president apparently wants to punish Germany for, in his view, not spending enough on its own defence.
As the world slowly reopens for travel, it is a good time to remember that we are emerging from a period unprecedented in human history.
This should imbue us with confidence that we can also tackle and master the even bigger threat posed by climate change provided we act as one global community.
The Civil Aviation Administration of China moved to relax international flight restrictions, allowing more foreign carriers to resume flights.
In some ways, I am shocked and overwhelmed that Floyd was killed in a community that holds such a dear place in my heart. In other ways, I absolutely shouldn’t be.
Many countries in the Western Pacific Region are making complex decisions about how to adapt to what some have called the ‘new normal’.
PM Hun Sen has again come to the fore to remind competent authorities to further enhance the preventive measures against the COVID-19 pandemic at some particular places
This year marks the 23rd anniversary of diplomatic relations between our two Asian nations. The ties between us are getting stronger on all fronts.
As a country that has been a victim of terrorism, Cuba deplores any form of manipulation and political opportunism when dealing with such a sensitive issue.
But what if COVID-19 itself was a vaccine, and the organisations and societies of today could learn from it to build the antibodies they need to garner immunity against future disruptive calamities?
Whoever speaks well of China would be attacked. This has become a hysterical new normal for some US politicians.
As COVID-19 continues to engulf the world, the other big agenda of our time – the climate crisis – has begun to re-emerge from the shadows.
Since the Coronavirus broke out, Chinese service members took immediate action and undertook the most dangerous and arduous tasks on the front line.
More than half a century ago, Martin Luther King Jr explained why black people take to the streets in US. It’s horrifying to see how little has changed since then.
George Floyd’s tragic death is not an isolated incident, not a mistake or an exception. It is a sign of a systemic failure in upholding the human rights of minorities and migrants in the United States.
The killing of George Floyd is probably the only time several friends and acquaintances have written to me about a racist killing.
It took a flexible yet consistent vaccination campaign by the World Health Organization to systematically contain and eradicate smallpox. Could the success story be a model in the fight against the new Coronavirus?