Government’s appeal comes after energy crunch in March nearly brought blackouts to the capital, and as tight supplies are expected throughout the summer and next winter.
Karmila Purba is among a handful of women that perform a motorbike stunt zipping around horizontally inside a wooden cylinder called Satan’s Barrel; she says she ‘wanted to be something different’.
Aryan Khan, 24, was arrested in October 2021 during a raid on a cruise ship off Mumbai and released on bail after three weeks; his lawyer said the arrest was ‘arbitrary’.
China and India taking more Russian oil than ever before as global energy trade is thrown into turmoil by Ukraine invasion
Between 74 million and 79 million barrels were in transit and floating storage in the past week, more than double the 27 million before the invasion of Ukraine; global energy trade thrown into turmoil by the war.
Such a move will benefit millions of farmers in the two countries who have struggled with rising costs while prices have remained subdued; the threat comes amid growing food protectionism and runaway inflation.
From Singapore to Malaysia and Philippines, Asean’s interest in Biden’s IPEF a signal to China it wants better ‘balance of power’ in region
After Trump withdrew the US from the TPP, Washington’s economic disengagement from the region had enabled China to ‘grow its economic footprint in Asia unhindered’.
Philippines starts using Subic Bay facing South China Sea as naval base to counter China’s growing assertiveness
One of the Philippine Navy’s two guided-missile frigates was deployed at the new Subic Bay base on Tuesday, about 30 years after the US Navy withdrew from the strategic area about 80 kilometres west of the capital Manila.