Author: ManasviniLR

Manasvini is an intern at Asiana Times. A psychology student with a penchant for media and literature, attempting to integrate the two fields through content writing and research.

Elon Musk responds to Trump’s Mugshot on X - Asiana Times

Elon Musk, the owner of X (previously Twitter), responded to former US President Donald J. Trump’s return post on the website. Trump had sent his first tweet on the social media site earlier that day after being restored in November of the previous year. Trump released a photo of himself from his booking at the Fulton County Jail in Georgia in a post on the social media platform X. Elon Musk replied to Trump’s remark with the phrase “Next level.” When Donald Trump was arrested at the Fulton County jail on Thursday night, he made history by becoming the first…

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The first Republican Presidential primary debate - Asiana Times

Eight of Donald Trump’s challengers fought for second place Wednesday night because the former president skipped the opening Republican presidential primary debate for 2024. The majority of these men were sporting ties that looked like the bright red one that he frequently wore. Alongside Florida Gov. The focus of the evening was on Vivek Ramaswamy, a 38-year-old entrepreneur and first-time candidate, who shared the platform with Ron DeSantis. Ramaswamy had disagreements regarding experience with former Vice President Mike Pence, foreign policy with former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, Trump with former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, and more. Ramaswamy has…

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BRICS: Which Nations want to join and why? - Asiana Times

The 15th heads of state and government summit of the major emerging economies known as BRICS—Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa—will take place in Johannesburg from August 22 to August 24. Pre-Summit discussions reveal that there are a few distinctive and important things to watch out for. One of them is the BRICS expansion, which will be the subject of an extensive discussion at the summit. What is BRICS? In a 2001 research study that highlighted the economic potential of Brazil, Russia, India, and China, then-Goldman Sachs head economist Jim O’Neill introduced the abbreviation BRIC, which at first did…

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Former Minister returns to Thailand after self-exile - Asiana Times

Former minister Thaksin Shinawatra, who has been on the run for more than 15 years, made his first official return to the nation on Tuesday. His arrival reintroduced a towering and contentious figure at a time when the kingdom’s sometimes chaotic political environment is in a new state of change. Previously the owner of Manchester City Football Club and patriarch of a well-known political dynasty, Thaksin served as prime minister from 2001 until he was overthrown in a military coup in 2006 while in New York for a UN summit. He briefly visited Thailand again before leaving the country in…

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Tropical Storm “Hurricane Hilary” hits California - Asiana Times

Tropical storm Hilary flooded the Baja California Peninsula in Mexico and then hit Southern California on Sunday. The storm has swamped roads and uprooted trees. It is anticipated that flash floods could strike in northern parts of the country, when torrential rain is a rare occurrence. Weather forecasters stated that in 84 years, Hilary was the first tropical storm to hit Southern California. Along with the storm came mudslides, flash floods, high winds, power outages and potential isolated tornadoes. The storm caused a landfall along the Mexican coast in a lightly populated region around 250 kilometers to the south of…

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