Modern Archive

Nail salons used as a front for modern slavery

The police have warned that British high street nail salons are operating as a front for organised crime, including trafficking and slavery. The salons – particularly Vietnamese nail bars – are using their cash-only structure to launder money from cannabis farms and prostitution. According

We analysed 101 companies’ statements on modern slavery – here’s what we found

Modern slavery includes human trafficking, servitude and forced labour, and tens of millions of people around the world are thought to be affected. It affects people in both developing countries and developed countries, including the UK. Businesses can play a major role in either facilitating modern slavery or

Young have helped Ireland enter the modern world

You can parse this victory any way you like, but its main ingredient was time. Time to enter the modern world. The 35 years between the insertion of the Eighth Amendment and the vote for its removal, to be exact. Most of the people

Nehru the architect of modern India: Pranab

Former President Pranab Mukherjee paid rich tributes to India’s first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, on his death anniversary here on Sunday, saying that but for him, India would have gone down the path of other newly liberated countries of Asia and Africa. He was

The Growing Crisis In Modern Finance

In this article, I interview two distinguished professors and practitioners of mathematical finance, David H. Bailey, Ph.D. of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (retired) and the University of California at Davis, and Marcos Lopez de Prado, Ph.D., of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Chief Executive

Maredu Ramu and his modern canvas

Maredu Ramu on his landscapes and why his art works don’t tell a story The last time we met Maredu Ramu a few years ago, the youngster was fresh from college and bursting with emotions. While a meditative Buddha that occupied his colourscape, the

‘Beautified’ China shows country’s modern architecture in new light

n arched skyscraper in Suzhou, a museum in Guangzhou composed of Tetris-like blocks and a Shanghai theater with a bronze facade that moves constantly throughout the day — these are just some of the bold Chinese buildings that have attracted attention and, for some, raised eyebrows

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 4 is next year’s game – reports

According to a couple of reports online, Call of Duty 2019 is Modern Warfare 4. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 4 is Infinity Ward’s current project, due for release in 2019. According to Gaming Intel and Charlie Intel reports, the upcoming game will feature a traditional single-player campaign

A Victorian Water Tower-Turned-Modern-Home in London

LISTING OF THE DAY Location: Kennington, London, U.K. Price: £3.6 million (US$4.96 million) This former Victorian water tower in the London borough of Lambeth has been turned into an architecturally impressive single-family home. The transformation of the Grade II-listed structure, built in 1877, was

Chicken nuggets: The iconic symbol of the modern era?

The 1960s had Beatlemania, the 1980s had jazzercise, and 2018 is apparently the year of chicken nuggets. According to recent British research, the almighty chicken nugget has been dubbed the symbol of the modern era. On average, New Zealanders consume 43 kilograms of chicken