Why Is Growth Slowing in China? — Global Issues

Source: World Development Indicators Opinion by Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Vladimir Popov (berlin and kuala lumpur) Tuesday, December 10, 2019 Inter Press Service BERLIN and KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 10 (IPS) – China’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 14%. Since then, its growth rate has declined by more than half to 6.6% in 2018. The five-year […]

Bushfire Smoke Is Choking Sydney

James D. Morgan / Getty Images A blanket of hazardous smoke has settled over Sydney, setting off smoke alarms and sending thousands to buy face masks, as thousands of firefighters around New South Wales continue to battle blazes. At least 2.7 million hectares have burned across the state since the 2019 bushfire season began, according […]

Concierge claims self-defense, affair with victim

Closing arguments began Monday in the murder trial of a former concierge who claimed self-defense in the slaying of two Boston physicians found stabbed to death in their penthouse condominium. Bampumim Teixeira, 33, is charged with two counts of first-degree murder, armed robbery and kidnapping in the deaths of anesthesiologists Richard Field, 49, and Lina […]

What Edu told Freddie Ljungberg about Arsenal manager job before West Ham game

Ljungberg is not under consideration for the full-time position (Picture: Getty) Edu has told Freddie Ljungberg to work on a game-by-game basis as Arsenal continue their search for a new manager. Ljungberg got his first win as interim coach against West Ham on Monday night, with Gabriel Martinelli and Nicolas Pepe sparking a second-half comeback, […]