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Mexico’s economy still on growth track in 2022

Mexico City: Mexico’s economy will maintain a slight growth trend at the end of 2022, largely supported by the service sector, according to leading indicators from the Institute of Finance Executives (IMEF). The IMEF manufacturing indicator rose 0.5 point in November from the previous month to 50.5 points, in line with global volatility, Xinhua news … Read more

How The Creator Economy Is Catering To Metaverse Demands

By Rajat Kohli, Partner, Zinnov, Atul Srivastava, Engagement Manager, Zinnov, Suraj R. Krishnan, Consultant, Zinnov “Creation, creation, creation—the next ten years is going to be as much about creation as it is about consumption and the community around it, so it’s not creating alone,” is what Satya Nadella spoke a year ago when speaking about … Read more

Hun Sen: Digital and green technologies key to ASEAN smart cities

Prime Minister Hun Sen addresses the ASEAN Mayors Forum and Meeting of Governors/Mayors of ASEAN Capitals, held in Phnom Penh on December 2. SPM Prime Minister Hun Sen said that building smart cities in ASEAN using digital and green technologies is the correct decision now and for the future, as smart cities have great potential … Read more

[Special] Cancer care should move from tumor treatment to improving patients’ quality of life

The development of medical technology has increased cancer survival rate, but patients and their families still worry about uncertain futures and can seldom escape from frustration. To confirm such a reality, one has only to look at the survey conducted on 495 can patients by All Can Korea in October 2020 … Read more

The Contested Fed by James Livingston

The US Federal Reserve is a monument to the idea that the market, if left on its own, will destroy everything in its path, including itself. Three recent books suggest that the Fed has the capacity to function as a device of indicative planning, coordinating economic activities to fulfill democratically determined social purposes. NEW YORK … Read more

Hindi imposition: This Kerala village on way to 100% literacy in Hindi

Septuagenarian Janaki Amma relishes her newfound love for Hindi in a small Kerala village, and repeats the brief sentence taught to her as part of an effort by a panchayat to achieve 100 per cent Hindi literacy. At a time when Kerala, along with Tamil Nadu, is opposing any attempts of ‘Hindi imposition‘, and netizens … Read more

Pankaj Tripathi: I believe in the economy of gestures | Hindi Movie News

At his masterclass on acting, The Craft of Cinema – Character Development, at the 53rd edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), Pankaj Tripathi told the audience, “Main khud cinema ka student hoon. Main masterclass kaise le sakta hoon.” He shared his journey from the time of appearing in just a single scene … Read more

IMF head warns of ‘exceptional’ uncertainty as zero-Covid hits China’s economy

The head of the IMF has warned Asia’s leaders and central bankers to brace for “exceptional” uncertainty as China’s zero-Covid policy hurts its economy and inflationary pressures from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine hit the region. China, the world’s second-biggest economy, is forecast to grow at its slowest pace in about three decades as Beijing tries … Read more

Timothy Snyder’s Bloodlands: Right-wing propaganda disguised as historical scholarship—Part One

Timothy Snyder, Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin, 2nd edition, New York: Basic Books, 2022. Unless otherwise indicated, all page references are to this book. Introduction In April, Basic Books published a second edition of Timothy Snyder’s 2010 book Bloodlands, advertising it as the “essential historical background to the war in Ukraine.” The extraordinary role … Read more