The geopolitical landscape in the northeast Asia today can be explained by two stories: the competition between the US and China, and North Korea’s nuclear development.
Oil prices have risen in recent months, after both Opec and non-Opec countries struck a landmark deal at the end of last year to cut back production to combat a global oil glut.
Prime Minister Theresa May yesterday promised to extend workers’ rights in the workplace and the boardroom, part of a push to win over traditional working class supporters of the opposition Labour Party in next month’s election.
Police in Thailand said Monday that they have stepped up security in Bangkok, airports in the capital and surrounding provinces following an intelligence tip-off about possible bomb attacks at the end of October.
Most Gulf stock markets fell yesterday with Saudi Arabia sliding for a fifth straight day, led by banks, but UAE bourses were firm.