asia

Stemming Asia’s democratic decay

Most countries in the region suffered reversals in freedom, new global survey states

Sino-Nepal ties in the ‘post-Afghan' era

The MCC debate in Nepal must be seen in the context of Asia’s restructured geopolitics

Nepal to Turkey, and onwards

When Shyam Kala Rai moved to Turkey for domestic work in 2012, she struggled to find fellow Nepalis. Today, there are Nepalis...

Global solidarity needs intensive care in pandemic battle

The world is at a tipping point in the battle to contain the spread of Covid-19. Countries across Asia are struggling to access...

The internet gag on Asia

Internet shutdowns have often been used by governments to clamp down on citizens, and the trend is becoming more common around the...

Asia’s new Cold War

The recent coup in Burma is a stark reminder that the future of democracy in South East and South Asia faces a treacherous path ahead. Although...

Journalists reflect on a year of crisis coverage

The first person infected with SARS-CoV-2 was in Wuhan as far back as December 2019, but it was not until late January...

Pratibha Tuladhar

Journalists reflect on a year of crisis coverage

The first person infected with SARS-CoV-2 was in Wuhan as far back as December 2019, but it was not until late January...

Pratibha Tuladhar

Covid-19 and the new Great Game

One of Barack Obama’s White House staffers once got into trouble for saying that a hurricane disaster presented a good opportunity for...

A COVID-19 third wave in the Third World?

Governments in industrialised countries must not ignore the plight of poorer nations facing the coronavirus pandemic, or the disease will not be...

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