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LyrArc brings in selected articles from many of the world's top publications.

Articles are selected by experts and you can see the gist of the important articles.


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DW.com looks at the increasing demand for Indonesian coal from Germany and other European nations, and the surge in coal prices. There is also a surge in demand of LNG from Malaysia. Germany is now the largest destination for Indonesian coal after China and India. The prohibition of Russian coal by the EU went into effect in August 2022.
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Issues of lack of leadership on climate change that face David Malpass, head of the World Bank are discussed in this report in The Guardian. The Biden administration sees this as a problem because of the need for strong leadership and action in developing countries on climate change, and for financing to support this. Malpass was selected by president Trump for this position and Mr. Trump is known for taking the US out of the Paris Climate change Accords. The climate change relate ...
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Foreign Ministers of India and China, S. Jaishankar and Wang Yi call for diplomacy and negotiations to settle the conflict in Ukraine without it having to spill over and affect poor and developing countries in insidious ways through food and other shortages.
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The dangers to public health from Tobacco use in China are huge. About 1 in 3 cigarettes in the world are smoked in China says the WHO prominently on its site. The result high levels of cancer, lung and heart disease that could be prevented. A similar situation exists in India and South Korea. Asian countries have performed badly in tobacco use and production creating catastrophic public health risks, even countries that have adopted new technologies and caught up with Europe and the U ...
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BBC NewsOriginal article ›
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"But they just talk, the problem is to get action," says Prince Charles about world leaders and climate change. See the video of the BBC interview with Prince Charles on Climate Change Action. See also Lyrarc's new section of Climate Change Action to follow new developments as they happen.
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Indian Foreign Minister S. Jaishankar makes a 3 day visit to Saudi Arabia. He addressed diplomats at the Prince Saud Al Faisal Institute of Diplomatic Studies in Riyadh. He will co-chair with Prince Faisal bin Al Saud the first ministerial meeting of the Committee on Political, Security, Social and Cultural  Cooperation (PSSC), established under the framework of the India-Saudi Arabia Strategic Partnership Council. What is happening here is that the Saudis can build their own ties in t ...
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The changes taking place in Saudi Arabia under Prince Mohamad Bin Salman are the subject of this article from Prof. Mohsin Khan of Jindal Global University. Similar changes were initiated earlier under MBZ Mohamad Bin Zayad in the UAE which inspired the changes in Saudi Arabia. The effects are easy to see for Upward Mobility, Diversity, the economy, the relations with the EU and the US and other countries, the shift away from oil to renewables, women's participation in the workplace, an ...
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Queen Elizabeth's words on April 5, 2020 during the depths of the coronavirus pandemic will always be remembered, when she said reminding one of of her words in 1940- "We will meet again."

"I hope in the years to come everyone will be able to take pride in how they responded to this challenge. And those who come after us will say the Britons of this generation were as strong as any. That the attributes of self-discipline, of quiet good-hum ...
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Queen Elizabeth's coronavirus broadcast on April 5, 2022 will always be remembered.

 
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The White HouseOriginal article ›
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See the full text of the speech by president Biden on the "Battle for the Soul of the Nation" which was delivered at Independence Hall in Philadelphia on September 1, 2022. It is the place where the Declaration of Independence was debated and written by Thomas Jefferson and the founding fathers. In the You Tube video next see the Lyrarc Gist for the speech given by president Abraham Lincoln in the same Hall on Feb. 22, 1861, on his way to the White House as the Civil War ...
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US president Biden's historic speech at Independence Hall in Philadelphia, where the Declaration of Independence was debated and written- "We believe that all men are created equal..." Since 1776 these lines have inspired people for 200 years and Biden says they will continue to do this for the next 200 years, as America stands as a beacon for the people of the world aspiring for a better life. Click on Original Article to see the You Tube video of this speech, ...
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Some of the statements on the IMF Blog on Inclusive Growth raises the question-Does the IMF, the International Monetary Fund, as an American institution funding developing countries, and economists, grasp what people find troubling in 2022? One of the lessons of the economic crises for families and workers in the US and other countries is that wisdom, a grasp of the soul of a country and its people through the thinking of its founders, and common sense, should drive managing of economies, with a knowledge of how economies work- not economists. Some of that is already happening. America's central bank is headed by Jerome Powell who has wide experience and has knowledge of how the economy runs, is not an economist. He was chosen by president Trump and continues to have the confidence of president Biden for this very reason.

Some of the statements on the IMF economic blog are-

"Why jobs are plentiful and worke ...
Ministry of External Affairs, Government of IndiaOriginal article ›
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Jaishankar on the connection between the Indian and Pacific Ocean region into one integral whole with the emergence of independent nations from the British, French, and Dutch Empires in the region, and the growth of Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Philippines and Thailand. The growth of trade and use of sea lanes for supply chains, modern shipping and logistics, have created sea lanes that stretch from the Gulf and Suez to Hawaii and Seattle. India plays a critical role with t ...
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About three fifths of workers in 2021 reported having negative impacts of work related stress. Even with these elevated stress levels 50% of workers continued working long hours during the pandemic and ended up leaving paid leave vacation days unused. Then some companies made taking vacation days mandatory or making working from home mandatory for certain number of weeks. This BBC report looks at this trend.
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South China Morning PostOriginal article ›
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As Mahathir Mohamed takes office as prime minister in Malaysia, his office reveals that many of the financial figures put out by former prime minister Najib Razak were false. Malaysia's debt is about $251 billion or 1 trillion ringitt, says Mahathir. During previous administrations the debt was carefully monitored when it reached 300 billion ringitt. Mahathir said the country's finances were abused under Najib Razak's administration leading to excessive debt, and that the c ...
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Most of the early reporting on the 1MDB scandal and leakage of state funds was done by the WSJ. The final verdict of the Federal Court is shown here. The WSJ merits the gratitude of hundreds of millions of people in South Asia and South East Asia, in Africa and Latin America for its work on 1MDB, and shows at its heart America's people cares about their future. Malaysian government under Mahathir Mohammad revealed recently Malaysian debt was $251 billion or 1 trillio ...
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Malaysia's Federal Court unanimously uphold's former prime minister Najib Razak's conviction of looting a state investment fund. Investigators say about $4.5 billion was stolen and laundered.This has been the bane or curse of African and Asian nations- the leakage of state funds into private hands thus depriving the last chance for countries with a colonial past and no investment for hundreds of years to move towards a better future. What does the Federal Court say?
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Food inflation is affecting a wide range of countries not just poor countries. Even in the US where on average only 7% of the income of households goes to food, for poor and lower income households this can go up to over 30%. In Turkey with a high inflation rate of 80% in June over prior year, the problems of food inflation are severe. Turkey, Egypt, Tunisia and other Arab countries get most of their wheat from Ukraine and Russia through Black Sea ports.

Across Asia the situati ...
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Trading relationships and supply chain relationships of China with Japan, and other ASEAN nations built up since China joined the international trading system and became a major exporter are interconnected with the political relationships unraveling over issues such as Taiwan and maritime disputes. It took three decades for China to build up exports and manufacturing for exports of $1 trillion to the US and EU in 2021. Freedom of navigation in international waters and oceans, respect for in ...
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US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will spend Tuesday night August 2 in Taipei, Taiwan. China has threatened severe consequences and Taiwanese forces are on alert. Yet with over $1 trillion in China's exports to US and EU in 2021 the response will have to take this into account as also the US and EU to redesign its supply chains. This is the first trip of a senior US official to Taiwan as Speaker Pelosi comes next to the Vice President to succeed the presidency. The US response to the Russia ...

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