Two to tango

November 1, 2017 00:30 AM

It is not that France is too ambitious for Europe, but that Germany is not.

Oli’s legacy at stake

October 31, 2017 01:30 AM

To effectively lead the left coalition including the Maoists, KP Sharma Oli must clearly outline where he stands on parliamentary democracy.

Include them too

October 31, 2017 01:00 AM

One important element missing from the current framework is the role for emergency volunteers.

Paradox of Xi

October 31, 2017 00:30 AM

His ability to shape Chinese society may be more limited than he and most outside observers expect.

Too poor to run!

October 30, 2017 01:30 AM

If election tickets are to be auctioned off to highest bidders, why would anyone devote her life for the party’s betterment?

Against bullying

October 30, 2017 01:00 AM

I was of slight build, had squeaky voice, and was sensitive and non-athletic, reasons enough for my classmates to bully me.

Bhutan lessons

October 30, 2017 00:30 AM

Nepal has a lot to learn from Bhutan on how to, and how not to, deal with India on hydropower.

Being Xi

October 29, 2017 01:30 AM

The western press and those influenced by it have a hard time accepting that good leaders do not need to be chosen through a popular vote.

Commercializing agriculture

October 29, 2017 01:00 AM

Although rice is the main crop of Nepal, there are many reasons why it cannot compete against Indian rice.

China’s own path

October 29, 2017 00:30 AM

Xi’s plan is far more comprehensive and forward-looking than most observers seem to think.