The Asian century may have arrived marking the end of a US-led global system, the EU’s foreign affairs chief has said amid a growing discussion in Europe on how to weave a path between China and the US.
The world consumed last year nearly 100mn barrels a day of oil, according to Bloomberg estimates. And some in the energy industry believe that could mark the peak for global demand.
Italians are tasting freedom after emerging from a strict lockdown that helped contain one of the world’s most devastating outbreaks of the novel coronavirus.
On a recent Saturday morning at Springfield Avenue and Wilcox Street, residents wearing masks walked dogs past blooming red tulips.
Today, “mobile money” – a service enabling people to send, receive, and store money on a cellphone – allows a market trader in Kenya to borrow a modest amount at sunrise to buy her stock, and then pay it back at sunset from her daily earnings.
After Covid-19 first appeared in China late last year, doctors quickly realised what made some patients more vulnerable to the virus than others: age, gender and underlying health problems all played a part.
Wednesday, May 27, is scheduled to witness two historic moments in the annals of human spaceflight, providing yet another diversion from the depressing news of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Antarctica’s snow is gradually turning green as warming temperatures due to climate change are helping the formation and spread of “green snow”, first map of the algae blooms on the southernmost continent has shown.