The COVID bubble

Published On: March 7, 2021 08:00 AM NPT By: Nouriel Roubini

With equity markets reaching new heights at a time of rising income and wealth inequality, it should be obvious that today's market mania will end in tears, reproducing the economic injustices of the 2008 crash.

Let women rise

Published On: March 7, 2021 07:00 AM NPT By: Dr Pallavi Koirala

“Behind every successful man, there is a woman, goes the saying. That’s true. But the opposite should also be true.

The green shoots of COVID solidarity

Published On: March 6, 2021 07:00 AM NPT By: Ngaire Woods

Rich-country governments must deliver on their solidarity promises. They need to donate vaccine doses immediately to protect frontline health-care workers in vulnerable countries.

Evaluating Nepal’s new foreign policy

Published On: March 5, 2021 10:00 AM NPT By: Abhaya Raj Joshi

To practically implement the new foreign policy, it is important to integrate it with core national interests and priorities.

Sarkozy’s conviction is a win for the rule of law

Published On: March 5, 2021 09:00 AM NPT By: Josef Joffe

The harsh sentence handed down to former French president Nicolas Sarkozy confirms anew an ancient truth of politics: Even in the world’s most firmly entrenched democracies, corruption remains a curse.

Erosion of elections

Published On: March 5, 2021 08:00 AM NPT By: Sambridh Ghimire

The idea of elections has changed from an eagerly awaited event to an occurrence that could be good or bad but necessary for the continuance of the present political system.

What could cause a US-China war?

Published On: March 4, 2021 08:00 AM NPT By: Joseph S Nye, Jr

The US and China must avoid exaggerated fears that could create a new cold or hot war.

Resisting the rightward drift

Published On: March 4, 2021 07:00 AM NPT By: Biplav Dhakal

State’s rightward shift poses a risk of pushing us into the abyss of status-quo and, more worryingly, regression.

What ails ride-sharing business?

Published On: March 2, 2021 08:00 AM NPT By: Yatindra KC

Is the role of ride sharing platforms limited to acting as intermediaries responsible for matching riders and customers along with price setting?

Fault lines of anti-trafficking discourse in Nepal

Published On: March 1, 2021 09:00 AM NPT By: Vaishally Shah

Anti-trafficking community has failed to truly empower young girls and women and has instead added to their insecurity by holding them responsible for a situation which is out of their control.