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What is Lying Flat Lifestyle (tangping) in China?

The “lying flat” lifestyle (tangping) is a minimalist approach to work and life adopted by a segment of Chinese youth in response to bleak economic prospects and societal pressures. Origins The term “lying flat” originated in an April 2021 blog ..

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Bharat Mart Launched in Dubai

On February 15th 2024, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, accompanied by Sheikh Mohamed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, laid the foundation stone for the establishment of ‘Bharat Mart’ within the ..

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Japan Loses Spot As Third Largest Economy to Germany

Japan’s economy slipped into a recession and  Japan has dropped from being the third to fourth largest economy globally, overtaken by economic powerhouse Germany. With China further cementing second position, the US remains the world’s largest economy. As per the ..

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PM Modi’s 2024 India-UAE Visit – Key Agreements

In February 2024, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the United Arab Emirates. During the important diplomatic visit, India and UAE inked several big agreements to improve future business and technology partnerships. Why Does This Matter? The UAE is currently ..

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Dubai to launch World’s First Air Taxi Service

The Dubai Air Taxi Service is a planned aerial transportation network set to revolutionize urban mobility in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Scheduled to commence operations in 2026, it will be the world’s first city-wide air taxi service when launched. In ..

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Maia-Sultanganj Port Trial

The first trial movement of vessels carrying stone aggregates was flagged off recently on the Maia-Aricha route, connecting Maia Port in India to Sultanganj Port in Bangladesh. The Bangladesh flag vessel MV Desh Bangla, carrying stone aggregates, was flagged off ..

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