Myanmar Rakhine: Thousands flee to Bangladesh border

Thousands of people have fled their homes following two days of violence in a deepening crisis in the state of Rakhine in Myanmar. Members of the Muslim Rohingya minority escaped to the border with Bangladesh but Bangladeshi border guards are turning them back. Fighting erupted when Rohingya fighters attacked 30 police stations on Friday and … Read more Myanmar Rakhine: Thousands flee to Bangladesh border

GST to benefit lower, lower-middle income class: Asian Development Bank

NEW DELHI: The goods and services tax in India will benefit the lower and lower-middle income class as it is likely to reduce the tax rate on goods, a blog posted on Asian Development Bank’s website said. It will mitigate significantly the negative impact of goods and services tax (GST) on the “bottom half” of … Read more GST to benefit lower, lower-middle income class: Asian Development Bank

How the Internet and Technology are Changing Fashion

In 2002, the first camera phones became available. Most of them offered low-resolution, grainy images that served – at best – as ways to capture something exciting when you didn’t have a real camera on you. As time went by and technology incrementally improved, we gradually grew more and more accustomed to having high-quality devices … Read more How the Internet and Technology are Changing Fashion

Portland attack: Donald Trump condemns killings

US President Donald Trump has condemned as “unacceptable” the killing of two men who had tried to stop a man abusing a Muslim teenager and her friend. Mr Trump had been facing mounting criticism for his silence over the deaths of Taliesin Namkai-Meche and Ricky Best in Portland on Friday. On Monday the presidential Twitter … Read more Portland attack: Donald Trump condemns killings