Pakistan conundrum

January 16, 2018 00:30 am

Pakistan wants an Afghanistan in which the Taliban play a dominant role. The US, for many reasons, does not.

Birth control conundrum

June 2, 2017 12:19 pm

The problem is that there are still many Nepali women who continue to waltz into pharmacies and blindly opt for any available contraceptive. When, by now, everybody should be aware that there is no such thing as a universal birth control. There are many factors to be considered before settling on any birth control method. Dr Rangina Devi Laikangbam, OBGY at Alka Hospital, helps The Week readers understand the issue.

In today’s so-called smart home, you can dim the lights, order more toothpaste or tell the kids to go to bed simply by talking to a small Wifi-connected speaker, such as Amazon’s Echo or Google’s Home.

The China conundrum

January 18, 2017 00:15 am

If pressed and isolated by Trump’s policy, will China become a disruptive free rider?