President Trump’s Energy Policy Would Be a Nightmare

In Pittsburgh, Trump surprised many by announcing he has an “environmental agenda” that would “be guided by true specialists in conservation.” He may well have meant Hartnett-White. Unique among his advisers, she’s a former government regulator, appointed by then Gov. George W. Bush to the Texas Water Development Board and by Gov. Rick Perry as […]

Mali Must Bolster Security, Governance, Analysts Say

In Keita’s next five-year term, the president faces extending state authority into parts of the West African country where there’s still inter-communal violence or fighting between armed groups, observers say. They’re also calling for reforms to a corrupt and inefficient court system, and for implementing peace accords that require disarming fighters and integrating some of […]

People should use more electric vehicles to curb pollution: Prakash Javadekar

pollution, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday and urged people to shift to electric vehicles. Speaking at a webinar on the first ever ‘International Day of Clean Air For Blue Skies’, Javadekar also urged the states to come up with specific plans of how to reduce pollution in their respective cities. “We did not […]

People should use more electric vehicles to curb pollution: Javadekar

New Delhi: The Centre has upgraded the fuel standards to BS-VI in a bid to fight pollution, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday and urged people to shift to electric vehicles. Speaking at a webinar on the first ever ‘International Day of Clean Air For Blue Skies’, Javadekar also urged the states to come […]

VIETNAM’S BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES SEPTEMBER 12

According to Director of Hanoi Tax Department Mai Son, budget collection in the first eight months of the year, excluding the rescheduled taxes and land use fees, amounted to more than 147 trillion VND (6.34 billion USD), accounting for 56.5 percent of the estimate and 89.4 percent of the same time last year. However, disbursement […]

Obaseki and the season of quality achievements

In order to enhance the principal role of the judiciary as the implementation and interpretation arm of government policies, action and pronouncements, the state governor, took actions to invigorate the third arm of government for better performance, according to the extant constitution. The Obaseki Administration embarked on the construction of decent and comfortable houses (maisonettes) […]

VIETNAM’S BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES SEPTEMBER 13

A survey done by the HCM City Union of Business Associations in August on the status of businesses in the city found 84 per cent of them faced difficulty or great difficulty in restoring their production and business activities after the pandemic, 9 per cent had started to overcome the difficulties and only 5 per […]