Published on Sep 08 2018 // bignews, Interview, Opinion, Slideshow, World News
Is Trump likely to face impeachment?
This latest hectic week in Donald Trump’s presidency, which saw new leaks from insiders about his madcap leadership style, has revived questions about whether his is the most scandal-plagued administration in the history of the United States. The 45th president is fighting several fires at once,...

Published on Sep 08 2018 // bignews, Featured, Interview, Opinion, World News
Hyperinflation in Venezuela
By Manuel Sutherland Few people can deny that Venezuela is going through the deepest crisis in its history. For the fifth year running, the country will have had the world’s highest inflation (estimated at 25,471% for the period between May 2017 and May 2018). In May 2018, monthly inflation reached...

Published on Jun 14 2017 // Featured, Interview, Nepal News, Slideshow
We let the world to know about China: Director Yin
Director of China Cultural Center, Nepal Mr Yin Kunsong The China Cultural Center Nepal is organizing a week-long China Intangible Cultural Heritage Week in Kathmandu beginning June 21. We caught up with the Director of China Cultural Center Nepal Mr Yin Kunsong for interview to know about their preparations,...

Published on Aug 27 2015 // Interview
Seeking leaders’ income source will be my major agenda in General Convention: Nain Singh Mahar
An untainted youth politician, Nain Singh Mahar, has spoke to sopannews about a number of issues including the NC’s upcoming National Convention, party’s leadership and many others. Mahar, who truly believes in democratic principles and aspirations, has revealed some inner realities of the NC politics...

Published on Aug 27 2015 // Interview, Nepal News
I have written about ‘Communist Sex’ of Beijing: World cyclist Pushkar Shah
World Cyclist Pushkar Shah You journeyed the most of the countries in the world and collected many bittersweet experiences during the period. How do you recall your journey? Pushkar Shah: I visited 150 nations of all seven continents in 11 years and completed 221,000 kms beginning my journey on 1 August,...

Published on Aug 07 2015 // Bookworm, Featured, Interview
All of my books are for simple and ordinary people: Tim I Gurung
Excerpts of the interview with the Hong Kong-based Nepali writer, Tim I Gurung, who himself call a writer of conscience and righteousness. Tim I Gurung Could you describe your journey to the British Gurkha Army to a Hong Kong-based novelist?  Tim: I came to Hong Kong in 1980 at 17 as a Gurkha soldier,...

Published on Jul 07 2015 // Interview
I would encourage the people of Greece to stand up: Don’t pay off those debts: John Perkins
  “Greece is being ‘hit’, there’s no doubt about it,” exclaims John Perkins, author of Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, noting that “[Indebted countries] become servants to what I call the corporatocracy … today we have a global empire, and it’s not an American empire. It’s...

Published on Jan 26 2015 // Education, Featured, Interview
Education sector should not be supervised by the law that regulates a noodle company
Both academic and financial investment of the private sector in Nepal’s has become immense. The state, civil society and academicians have duly accepted its role in quality education. But, the private education in Nepal is not free from criticism–for being too business-oriented and not agreeing...