China has taken the lead in becoming a cashless society.
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Involving think tanks and holding 10-year evaluations, the country will be better equipped to face disasters and pandemics in the future.
As Japan struggles to find a way to resume normal life and international travel, a lesson could be learned from Taiwan's approach.
As the coronavirus pandemic rumbles on, countries are now looking at how to allow travel in a bid to help their economies recover.
MOSCOW — The Russian government, with its solid hold on power, has invariably gotten away with poor performance, inefficiency, corruption and widespread violation of political rights and civil liberties. Polls consistently demonstrate that the Russian people are not deluded: They routinely respond in surveys that ...
SINGAPORE — In India, a potentially huge economic and social crisis is in the making, involving extensive rewriting of recipe books to exclude a favorite ingredient. Onions are in short supply and their prices have risen by 80 percent, too expensive for many Indians ...