Search Switch
Remove

Did you mean: construction

Showing 1-7 of 7 results

  • News & article

    Supreme Court forces nationalism into movie theatres

    News, Noah Feldman, Published on 05/12/2016

    » Amid rising Hindu nationalism, the Supreme Court of India has ordered theatres to play the national anthem before films and directed moviegoers to stand at attention -- no excuses. The Indian constitution is a wonder of the world, but this decision undercuts free-speech and individual rights at a moment when the country can ill-afford it. The court, which has the final word in interpreting the constitution, can still reverse itself. And it should, because the court's job is to protect rights, not to impose duties and obligations when the legislature has not done so.

  • News & article

    Syria and Trump-Xi talks keep investors on sidelines

    Business, Published on 10/04/2017

    » Recap: Markets were rattled late last week after US cruise missiles struck a Syrian air base, while global investors moved to the sidelines pending the outcome of talks between US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping. Safe-haven assets such as the yen and gold soared and oil prices also surged. The formal promulgation of the country's 20th constitution, ensuring an election sometime late next year, helped keep the Thai stock market in a rangebound trade.

  • News & article

    Impeachment worth the wait in unruly Zimbabwe

    News, Noah Feldman, Published on 22/11/2017

    » When you get rid of your dictator, is it important to follow the rules? That delicate question is dominating the transition-in-progress in Zimbabwe, where long-time President Robert Mugabe has refused to step down despite the demands of the public, the army and his own political party.

  • News & article

    A breakdown of Brexit

    News, Postbag, Published on 21/06/2016

    » On Thursday, the British will be making the most important decision of their lifetime in the EU referendum.

  • News & article

    'Happiness' is here to stay

    Life, Kanokporn Chanasongkram, Published on 31/07/2015

    » Earlier this week, I watched a morning TV news programme showing a video clip of Thai soldiers effortlessly dancing to a catchy luk thung number, after performing slower and more precise movements to Khuen Kwam Suk Hai Prathet Thai (Return Happiness To Thailand) — the theme song of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO).

  • News & article

    Global funds aren’t buying year of happiness

    Published on 23/05/2015

    » Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha pledged to return happiness to the country after seizing power a year ago. Foreign investors aren’t buying it.

  • News & article

    Police begin to clear booby traps

    Published on 22/07/2012

    » AURORA, Colorado : Law enforcement officials are starting the process of diffusing booby traps set up in his apartment by the Smirking Killer James Holmes, though it could take a few days to diffuse the massive network of tripwires and explosives he set up before leaving for the Aurora movie theatre.

Your recent history

  • Recently searched

    • Recently viewed links

      Did you find what you were looking for? Have you got some comments for us?