Is Japan open to travelers? It’s where Singaporeans want to travel

Is Japan open to travelers?  It’s where Singaporeans want to travel

Some 49% of Singaporeans say they are considering Japan for their next vacation abroad, according to the market research firm YouGov. Interest may be even higher among young citizens. Some 68% of Singaporeans aged 16 to 24 years old indicated they are considering Japan for their “next vacation,” compared to 37% of those aged 55 … Read more

Is Japan open to travelers? It’s where Singaporeans want to travel

Is Japan open to travelers?  It’s where Singaporeans want to travel

Some 49% of Singaporeans say they are considering Japan for their next vacation abroad, according to the market research firm YouGov. Interest may be even higher among young citizens. Some 68% of Singaporeans aged 16 to 24 years old indicated they are considering Japan for their “next vacation,” compared to 37% of those aged 55 … Read more

FAO food price index fell sharply in July, but the respite may not last

FAO food price index fell sharply in July, but the respite may not last

Farmers harvest a wheat field near Melitopol in Ukraine. Wheat, soybean, sugar, and corn futures have fallen from their March highs back to prices seen at the beginning of 2022. Olga Maltseva Afp | Getty Images Food prices dropped significantly in July from the previous month, particularly the costs of wheat and vegetable oil, according … Read more

FAO food price index fell sharply in July, but the respite may not last

FAO food price index fell sharply in July, but the respite may not last

Farmers harvest a wheat field near Melitopol in Ukraine. Wheat, soybean, sugar, and corn futures have fallen from their March highs back to prices seen at the beginning of 2022. Olga Maltseva Afp | Getty Images Food prices dropped significantly in July from the previous month, particularly the costs of wheat and vegetable oil, according … Read more

‘Echoes of the Cold War’ as Blinken heads to Africa, vying with Russia for influence

PRETORIA, South Africa, August 8, 2022: South Africa’s Foreign Minister Naledi Pandor (R) and Secretary of State Antony Blinken (L) attend a strategic dialogue opening session meeting at the South African Department of International Relations and Cooperation. ANDREW HARNIK/POOL/AFP via Getty Images US Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in South Africa on Monday to … Read more

Netflix may be missing an opportunity in horror movies

A button for launching the Netflix application is seen on a remote control in this photo illustration in Warsaw, Poland on April 25, 2019. Jaap Arriens | NurPhoto Getty Images There’s a big money question haunting Netflix. In recent years, the streamer has spent big on flashy, blockbuster-style action movies like “The Gray Man” and … Read more

Chinese and Taiwanese warships play ‘cat and mouse’ as drills due to end

A soldier looks through binoculars during combat exercises of the navy of the Eastern Theater Command of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army in the waters around Taiwan, Aug. 5, 2022. Lin Jian | Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images Chinese and Taiwanese warships played high-seas “cat and mouse” on Sunday ahead of the scheduled end … Read more

During the last Taiwan crisis, China’s military was outmatched by US forces. Not now.

Three French-made Mirage 2000 fighter jets taxi on a runway in front of a hangar at the Hsinchu Air Base on August 5, 2022. China conducted its largest-ever military exercises encircling Taiwan despite condemnation by the United States, Japan and the European Union . Sam Yeh AFP | Getty Images The last time tensions soared … Read more

During the last Taiwan crisis, China’s military was outmatched by US forces. Not now.

Three French-made Mirage 2000 fighter jets taxi on a runway in front of a hangar at the Hsinchu Air Base on August 5, 2022. China conducted its largest-ever military exercises encircling Taiwan despite condemnation by the United States, Japan and the European Union . Sam Yeh AFP | Getty Images The last time tensions soared … Read more

Bank of England set for biggest rate hike in 27 years as inflation soars

LONDON, February 03: Governor of the Bank of England Andrew Bailey leaves after a press conference at the Bank of England on February 3, 2022 in London, England. The Bank is expected to raise interest rates for a fifth consecutive meeting on Thursday, but faces a tough balancing act between supporting growth and curbing inflation. … Read more