Sunday, 26 March, 2023

Topic: Bali

Biden and Xi shake hands in Bali but show they won’t stop blunting each other’s strengths

China didn't put out a single narrative on the Russia-Ukraine conflict. But there is no doubt that Beijing is uneasy about the Russian army’s dismal performance in Ukraine.

No war for now but China’s Xi Jinping won’t stop until he knows the American red line on Taiwan

For his two years in office, US President Joe Biden has sought to prove wrong the prophecy that the Americans won't enter a third world war for a small territory.

Persecution of minorities in India is propaganda, not true, says Ram Madhav in R20 Summit

Madhav said India – which will host the R20 in 2023 – is a mosaic of religions, mothership of spirituality.

Bye-bye Bali, hello Bondi. Grounded Australians holiday at home

With the international border closed, people who head overseas are being forced to vacation at home. It has increased domestic consumption, helping lift Australia out of recession.

Bali’s surge in cases linked to antibody tests, toll on ‘long-haulers’ and other Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

With virus hammering tourism, Bali’s hotels are up for sale and going cheap

Balangan Wave, a 50-villa resort under construction, has already hit the market, and developer Michael Halim has slashed his asking price to $9 million from $17 million in May.

How Bali, a tourist hotspot, escaped becoming a virus hotspot

The island with a population of 4.2 million has reported just four virus-related deaths and 337 confirmed cases for a fatality rate of 1.2%.

Bali beaches, Bangkok temples go quiet as Chinese tourists stay home

The abrupt decline of Chinese travellers is becoming a painful lesson for nations such as Thailand & Indonesia that had become dependent on them.

No coherent strategy in sight as guardians of global economy meet in Bali this week

Global finance chiefs meet for IMF & World Bank meetings without firepower of 2008 & with era of coordination looking like an anomaly.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.