Year: 2017

The reverse cycle of aid politics

The Millennium Development Goals (MGDs) and many other development proposals that form part of the UN activities and other bilateral or regional agreements have always advocated that the developed and rich countries lend support – financially and technically – to the developing and poor countries to help them come out of poverty, underdevelopment and backwardness.…

Citizenship gamble of Australian politics

Citizenship of federal parliamentarians has been a damaging gamble parties have been playing here in Australia, of late. The perpetrating saga emerged to limelight as the ruling coalition pushed forward the agenda to change the citizenship law that forces people to be perfect in English to receive Australian citizenship. I am bit astonished and confused…

भारतको पुर्वोत्तर अहिले तातेको छ – छुट्टै गोर्खाल्याण्डका लागि भैरेको आन्दोलन र डोकलाम गतिरोधका कारण । भिन्न जातीय पहिचाहन सहितको अलग गोर्खाल्याण्डको आन्दोलनले मलाई भुटानमा विद्यमान जातीय विभेद र देशबाट लखेटिएका हामी र हाम्रो पहिचान बारे केही बोन मन लाग्यो । एउटै भाषा बोले पनि हामी आफूलाई नेपाली, भुटानी, गोर्खाली, आदि ठान्छौं । हाम्रो पहिचान…

Putting brake on housing bubbles

Recent economic indicators from Australian researches have projected a rather darker side of the Australia’s economic future, with possibility to some form of crash or recession in near future. Result from a new research show the household debt in Australia has grown to $1.8 trillion, equivalent to $88,000 per individual on average. This is 1.8…

Bhutan: Zam and freedom

The level of silence that Bhutanese media maintained about the departure of a senior journalist Namgay Zam from country is the sheer reflection of how freedom of expression, as guaranteed by the land’s constitution, is flourishing in this Himalayan nation. The media fraternity has not revealed why it was so quiet. Neither it rallied behind…