Inflation in Iran is at its peak these days due to a deteriorating economy. A loaf in Iran, which was available at 1,000 riyals (Rs 1.46) a year ago, today is priced at Rs 25,000 (Rs 40.91). In Iran, the price of other food items has gone up three to four times.
A full moon can produce a luminosity of 0.3 lux in ideal conditions, but in practice that luminosity is usually only 0.15-0.2 lux. Lux is a measure of light. An artificial moon is believed to produce about 1.6 luxe light.
We have seen many times that when democracy is trampled in this way, there must be some elements in the country who are pro-martial law and the voice of the army is heard. But this is not the first time in Burma that we have seen such a scene.
In the early 13th Century an empire began to stretch across much of the known world. It became the largest empire the world has known until this day. How does an expanding People's Republic Of China compare, and what are its ultimate ambitions?
Machiavelli said, “Never attempt to win by force what can be won by deception.”Juan might be correct in assuming that Machiavellian is a term referring to the deceitful practices of politicians since such tactics are more effective than the use of force.
This time, Juan and Pedro’s conversation is applying the assumption of Aristotle that,” Man is a political animal.” Quite true, human beings have the innate desire to influence, manipulate, or exert control over others.
China will double down regarding taking over this highly contested strategic sea.
A new deal puts Laos on track to becoming a quasi-province of China.
Germany Fits into China’s Grand Strategy to Dominate the 21st Century
Given that diplomacy with China is the most severe diplomatic challenge facing the new U.S. government, The newly elected secretary of state Antony Blinken's diplomatic experience has strengthened the view that the Biden administration will value diplomacy and play the card of democracy in China.
Over the past three years, China's domestic politics and policies have been deeply imprinted by Trump. Still, in the long run, Trump's changes to China may extend the life of the CCP's rule and form a long-term competitive relationship with the United States.
We will explore if the "Mighty Dragon" is deserving to join the exclusive fifth-generation club.
The aging population and those wanting to retire is becoming slim in Japan's economy. The days of a healthy pension system are dwindling and that's a huge problem for workers.
China and India eyeball to eyeball with troops within handshaking distance. China is surprised at India's belligerence used to The yes Sir attitude of yore
The very reason why politics should not meddle with otaku culture.
If the national hero is alive today, he will have rifts with the president.
Having stealth jets might not be enough for China.
China has a long and tortuous relationship with Tibet, which had a degree of freedom in the first half of the 20th century but a rampaging China has colonized Tibet and suppressed the Tibetan people, one million who are refugees in India. The World led by the USA has allowed this to happen.
Pakistan has been suffering through the menaces of corruption and terrorism for the last two decades. Both the evils are interconnected and when increases other increases too. It is high time that the country gets rid of these two to ensure regional and international peace and security.
Facekini is the terrifying way Chinese women cover themselves in the beach due to their aversion to dark skin.
In Vietnam, the recent emergence of some gangsters on YouTube and social networks shows that the Vietnamese society has started to have interesting developments related to gangsters and dark societies.
The damage is real, and the nuisance is undeniable. A lot of tourists coming from Mainland China are simply uncivilized.
This highly intimidating fighter jet might be just another flopping fish.
Though it looks imposing, the Shenyang J-15 proves to be laughable in real life. From being called "The Flying Shark," it later came to be known as "The Flopping Fish." And in the end, it killed and injured more of its pilots than that of the enemy.
Psychological resiliency measure from Filipino adolescents’ perspective are limited. Research found out four underlying factors of Filipino resiliency using exploratory factor analysis. These factors were identified: self – efficacy, optimism, cognitive emotion regulation and future orientation.
The 17th Philippine presidential elections is scheduled on May 9, 2022. With less than four years before the elections, it's quite easy to guess the politicians aspiring for the presidency.
Crime and punishment in North Korea is random. The severity of the punishment does not always correlate with the crime. Punishments become more severe when they are meant as a deterrent for others. Even top officials risk execution for overstepping or not fulfilling their role.
North Korea spends an enormous amount of money on weapons while its population goes without basics such as food. To outsiders this makes very little sense...unless you understand the irrational nature of the current regime and their motivations to become a nuclear power.
While the world is focused on change occurring in North Korea through external pressures, the real threat to Kim Jong Un's regime is internal. The people of North Korea are going through a reawakening precipitating the silent rebellion
The Trump administration has administered policies on the world stage and the Far East that are at best contradictory and at worst deceptive and confusing. I will examine how this has been working in the Far East and how it is likely to develop during the rest of the President's administration.
Peace and security in the South China Sea were among the hot button issues discussed at the 32nd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Singapore last month as Beijing continues its aggressive claims in the disputed waterway.
The United States has lost the war in Afghanistan started in 2001. This article tells you the reasons why.
The Pakistan army is the twin of the Indian army, but here the comparison ends as the unlike the Indian army it is embroiled in politics and has lost its professionalism. The result is massive defeats
Tsar Nicholas II was a dreamer as he launched an attack against Japan. It ended with a crushing naval defeat for the Russians and the Tsar tried to instil discipline with a court martial. It failed
General Homma defeated the US under MacArthur. It was the biggest surrender of US arms . Homma was accused of complicity in the famous death march and executed by firing squad.
The incorporators of University of Santo Tomas in 1906 were most likely four Spaniards, a Filipino and archbishop of Manila. It is difficult to get this information. UST is not paying taxes.