Day: April 6, 2018

China ready to pay ‘any cost’ in trade war: Ministry of Commerce

open view web desk China said Friday it was ready to pay “any cost” in a possible trade war with the US, after President Donald Trump warned he was considering $100 billion in extra tariffs. “If the US side disregards opposition from China and the international community and […]

South Korean court jails former president Park for 24 years

    open view SEOUL – A South Korean court jailed former President Park Geun-hye for 24 years on Friday over a scandal that exposed webs of corruption between political leaders and the country’s conglomerates. Park became South Korea’s first democratically elected leader to be forced from office […]

India defence ministry website hacked, Nirmala Sitharaman says

open view NEW DELHI – The Indian defence ministry’s website was hacked on Friday and the government was working to restore it, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said. “Needless to say, every possible step required to prevent any such eventuality in the future will be taken,” she said. Screenshots […]

No jobs, no vote: Rajasthan town warns Modi ahead of 2019 polls

open view KASBA BONLI, India – Rakesh Kumar has a post-graduate degree but works as a house painter in the small town of Kasba Bonli in northwestern India. The 31-year-old, the only one of eight siblings to attend university, said his attempts to get a salaried job had […]

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