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Opportunity looms over Rohingya repatriation

February 18 2021
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The collapse of power-sharing co-existence between the Tatmadaw (Myanmar military) and Aung San Suu Kyi at the helm of democratisation in Myanmar has recently upended to the direction of massive setback. The military refused to acknowledge the r

Nepal’s Democracy in Crisis

February 13 2021
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Nepal’s democracy is in crisis. When a long-simmering row within the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) flared up last December, Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli dissolved Parliament —a move critics decried as unconstitutional. Then, on F

Pompeo's Al-Queda conspiracy and Bangladesh

January 20 2021
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In a recent speech at the US National Press Club, the US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, made a claim that Iran is the 'new Afghanistan' for Al-Qaeda (AQ) militants'. This outrageously gratuitous claim was a quintessential example of the servil

Commentary: Can America reclaim global leadership?

January 16 2021
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ANN ARBOR, Michigan: US President-elect Joe Biden’s impending inauguration has raised hopes that his administration will “make America lead again.” If the United States is to transform its rivalry with China into constructive competition, this

Farwell to terrible year 2020

January 01 2021
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Indian media fraternity sets to bid farewell to the Covid-19 pandemic year 2020 with the horrible statistics of journo-killings with some dangerous countries for working journalists in the world. The largest democracy in the globe witnessed kill

Toward an ASEAN COVID-19 travel balloon

January 01 2021
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While financial markets have responded strongly to the emergency-use authorization of various coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines in several countries, the economic impacts will take much longer to materialize. One reason for this is that va

Sculpture, ignorance and chaos

December 29 2020
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In the past few months, Bangladesh has been going through an imbroglio regarding the installation of statues. Numerous articles were published on this issue but most of these were apparently partisans to their own ideologies. A number of Islamic

Violence Can Reach Nowhere

December 15 2020
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Abduction and subsequent murder of Rajendra Shrestha, 54, of Miklajung Rural Municipality-1 Morang district by the Netra Bikram Chand-led underground outfit named as Communist Party of Nepal has not only shocked and terrified the locals but rais

Point of View: COVID-19 threatens education in low-income countries. Here are 3 ways to help

December 11 2020
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COVID-19 has upended education in the US and around the world. For students in this country without access to computers and the Internet, there is a real risk of long-term negative impacts. These risks are even higher in low-income countries w

Moving beyond GDP: Well-being and degrowth development alternatives

December 08 2020
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The financial crises of 2008 sent shock waves across the world as economies collapsed or were severely damaged or crippled. Since then, many other crises have ensued, covering issues including debt, finance, stock markets, the environment, natur

Is democracy losing steam globally?

December 08 2020
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There is no room for adopting any self-styled democracy by replacing the theory of Abraham Lincoln's democracy. In today's world, we hear from some rulers that development is more important than democracy. As if the so-called development is unim

Passing the baton

November 17 2020
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As the tenure of Director General of ICIMOD shifts from one set of hands to another, we have written this piece together, as we reflect together on an historic milestone day for ICIMOD which took place on October 15th. Ministers from our eight H

The NCP should not be split

November 17 2020
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The ongoing internal rivalry of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has reached at the verge to vertical split even though the last ditch efforts are intensified from different backdoor channels to keep the party intact. It is likely that the

Exploring the link between climate change and sovereign risk

October 28 2020
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Climate change can have a material impact on sovereign risk through direct and indirect effects on public finances. In addition, climate change raises the cost of capital in climate vulnerable countries and threatens debt sustainability. Governm

Asia: The game-changer for the superpower

October 27 2020
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The United States has been trying relentlessly for building an international coalition against China. The US has adopted 'contain policy' and already the indicators of a gathering storm are getting alarmingly visible now. The anti-China, Indo-Pa