Japan boasts of having a strongly developed economy, its passport is one the most powerful in the world.
Cyclone in Mozambique and floods in Indonesia. What is happening one might ask? For the religious, it might be the apocalypse but a more scientific explanation is, this is the consequence of climate change. It’s like driving a car downhill with no brakes - that is how dire we have made the situation of planet Earth.
I am deeply saddened by the alarming rise in killings in religious places. The sanctity of places of worship is shattered repeatedly. And though the world today is strongly united against the scourge of terrorism, the dangers posed by fanatic ideology and extremism are chilling.
The world should know now that terrorists have nothing to do with religion, so labelling terrorists with any religion is total injustice (“Funerals begin for New Zealand mosque shooting victims,” March 16, Gulf Today).
It was interesting to read of the Manchester City FC’s campaign to encourage females to take up to football professionally (‘Emirati girl becomes part of Man City global campaign,’ March 14, Gulf Today).
The FedEx magic lives on. Dubai has been Roger Federer’s favourite hunting ground and he scripted history this edition by defeating Stefanos to win his 100th title of his career.
The situation in Venezuela is dire, as if the economic situation wasn’t bad enough. The citizens now have to deal with power outage for days. The hospitals and the patients in them are in serious trouble, not to mention the slowing down of the already sluggish economy. Imagine what this power outage would do to banks and other establishments.
Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan is a man who keeps his word. He does things he promises (“Imran promises safe environment for women,” March 9, The Gulf Today).
It is heartening to read that Australia is on track to meeting its environmental obligations.