The launch of a US-backed university during President Barack Obama’s visit to Vietnam last week was meant to symbolise reconciliation and the potential for the two nations to deepen their relationship.
Corporate debt investors face the prospect of rising defaults from China and the US junk bond market, according to Standard & Poor’s, a twin threat representing an inflection point in the current credit cycle.
Fighting flared across Iraq on Sunday as government and Kurdish forces stepped up efforts to dislodge Isis fighters from strongholds in Fallujah and around Mosul.
TILAURAKOT, Nepal Standing at the edge of a six-foot trench, an archaeologist from Nepal’s government peered down at a row of round holes new evidence, he said, that below our feet lay a 2,500-year-old thatch-and-timber city where the Buddha lived until the age of 29.
A few years ago, after Eddie Huang submitted the manuscript of his memoir Fresh Off the Boat, which made ample use of footnotes, his editor, Chris Jackson, asked him if he’d read fellow footnoter Junot Díaz. He had not.
Australian of the Year David Morrison is leading a drive against the use of the term guys in the workplace.
It is often said this is a man's world.
ArcelorMittal will launch a new high-strength automotive steel later this year, throwing down the gauntlet to its rivals in the race to make cars lighter.
In a packed bidding room last Monday, Christie’s Hong Kong hosted its 30th-anniversary auction. The tightly curated catalog featured 30 lots, each chosen for its desirability and origin in categories such as fine art, ancient ceramics, jewelry, watches and rare wines.
Apple iPhones are ubiquitous, with people obsessively hunched over them from New York to London to Kiev. But how well people can afford them varies widely, even among the world’s most prosperous cities.
BERLIN A German publisher of right-wing books has begun selling a reprint of? Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf, originally issued in 1943 by the Nazi party’s central publishing house, a move that risks violating? Germany’s law against the distribution of Nazi propaganda.
It is fashionable to blame Tony Blair for everything. To some in the Labour party, the former prime minister took it on a neoliberal detour and lost 5m votes between 1997 and 2010. To others gleefully awaiting the Chilcot report, he is a war criminal who deserves to be tried at The Hague. These aspersions are wrong, but there is one matter we can hold Mr Blair responsible for. If Britain votes to leave the EU on June 23, he should arguably shoulder a good deal of the blame.
Hillary Clinton called on Bernie Sanders on Sunday to help unify the Democratic Party after Tuesday’s primaries in California and New Jersey when she is expected in effect to clinch the nomination. With Mr Sanders insisting he will carry on his campaign until the party’s July convention, Mrs Clinton said Tuesday’s results would show she had decisively won the popular vote and the contest for pledged delegates.
The hacking last year of the Ashley Madison adultery site caused embarrassment to millions.
Earlier this week, an investigative video created by news and pop culture website SourceFed went viral, drawing millions of views on Facebook and YouTube.
Muhammad Ali is remembered for his influence inside and outside of the boxing ring and for standing up for his principles in the face of fierce backlash.
He had taken a few hard hits as a quarterback for the Ottawa Rough Riders of the Canadian Football League.
奥兰多枪击案 脸书启用“安全确认”功能2018-02-20
Facebook activated its Safety Check function on Sunday for the first time in the United States after a gunman massacred 50 people at a nightclub in Orlando, Florida.
英国人性生活减少 全怪《权力的游戏》?2018-02-20
Game of Thrones and other addictive box sets are preventing British couples having as much sex as they did in the past, a Cambridge University statistician has warned. |
During your first years in the workforce, you can expect to have a huge learning curve – not just about the details of your job, but about broader issues of how to manage your career and operate successfully in an office. How do you deal with difficult co-workers? Figure out if you're paid fairly? Understand what HR's convoluted memos mean?
Whether you’ve interviewed over one million times or can count on one hand how many times you’ve been face-to-face with a hiring manager, the process is always stressful. Not only are you trying your hardest to present the very best version of yourself, you’re also attempting to read your audience and gather as much information as you can about the role, the company culture, and the organization itself. No pressure.
Emerging nations’ drive to catch up with the incomes of the developed world has been set back decades by the slowdown in their economies and the impact of the commodities slump, according to World Bank research.
A gunman who claimed allegiance to the Islamic State killed 50 people and wounded 53 more when he opened fire in a crowded gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., early Sunday. It was the worst mass shooting in American history. Here is the latest:
An influential panel of experts convened by the World Health Organization concluded on Wednesday, June 15, that regularly drinking coffee could help protect against some types of cancer, a decision that followed decades of research pointing to the beverage’s many health benefits.
A large bowl of porridge each day may protect against death from cancer, the biggest ever analysis of the benefits of whole grains has shown.
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