Published on Sep 29 2018 // Featured, Opinion
Speech by Ambassador Yu Hong at the 69th National Day Reception Rt.Hon. Mr. Nanda Bahadur Pun, Vice President of Nepal and Mrs Hastamali Pun, Rt. Hon. Mr. Krishna Bahadur Mahara, Speaker of the House of Representatives of Nepal, Hon. Mr. Ishwor Pokharel, Acting Prime Minister and Defense Minister of...

Published on Sep 10 2018 // bignews, Featured, Opinion, Slideshow
BRI enhances cross border connectivity, Speaker Mahara says inaugurating 4th China, Tibet Tourism and Culture Expo
China visiting Speaker of the House of Representatives, Krishna Bahadur Mahara has commended the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) where Nepal joined last year to be one of the most important for international cooperation. Speaking at the 4th China, Tibet Tourism and Culture Expo held at Lhasa today on...

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 Dec 30 2017 // Featured, Opinion
In the mountainous New Territories of Hong Kong, amidst sub-tropical forests and narrow pathways locates a clear terrain that appears like a hillside farmland. It used to be though, rented from the government on one Hong Kong dollar a month until almost the end of the British era. It now is a botanic...

Published on Jun 24 2017 // Featured, Opinion
By Deepraj Sanyal As many as 48 erstwhile Village Development Committees (VDCs) of six mountainous and high-hill districts in the country are at high risk in terms of food security. A situation report prepared by Nepal Food Security Monitoring System or Nepal Khadhya Surakshya Anugaman Pranali (NeKSAP)...

Published on Jun 22 2017 // Featured, Opinion
After the successful completion of the first phase of the local level polls with a huge turnout, the second phase of the polls scheduled for June 28 is just a week away. The triumph of the first phase of the local level polls has instilled confidence among the common folks, government and political parties....

Published on Jun 12 2017 // Featured, Opinion
Qatar, the UAE and the Libya connection
By Guma El-Gamaty The recent outbreak of diplomatic and political turmoil between key Gulf countries – namely Qatar on one side and Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain supported by Egypt on the other – is probably the most serious since the formation of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in...