by Yusmadi Yusoff 24 October, 2018, Malaysia’s prime-minister-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim is on an official trip to China The tenor of his visit carries a simple yet profound message – one of inclusivity Yusmadi Yusoff In May this year, Malaysia opened a new chapter in its history books when voters chose change and elected the Pakatan Harapan coalition
October 23, 2018 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks on October 23 about the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul. U.S. President Donald Trump has said the killing of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul was “one of the worst cover-ups” in history. “They had a very bad
Trump, like Obama before him, has enjoyed a close relationship with Saudi Arabia’s royal family. AP Photo/Evan Vucci 23 October 2018 Jeffrey Fields, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences The murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul has put the United States’ relationship with
Global financial hub positions itself as broker to help meet Asia’s looming infrastructure investment gap worth an estimated US$460 billion annually Tuesday, 23 October, 2018 Reuters Singapore launched a government agency on Tuesday to support infrastructure projects across Asia, which need billions of dollars in funding, and make them more appealing to financial institutions and
October 23, 2018 IDSA By D. Padma Kumar Pillay* On October 04, 2018, India handed over seven Rohingya immigrants to the Myanmar authorities at Moreh on the India-Myanmar border. The Supreme Court allowed their deportation on the ground that Myanmar had accepted them as citizens. Around 40,000 Rohingya refugees are believed to be in India,
A man walks through a greenhouse in northeastern Uganda where sustainable agriculture techniques such as drought-resistant crops and tree planting are taught, Oct. 19, 2017. AP Photo/Adelle Kalakouti Jessica Eise, Purdue University and Kenneth Foster, Purdue University World hunger has risen for a third consecutive year, according to the United Nations’ annual food security report.
May 8, 2018 Leadership Transformation: The Top 10 Most Influential Leaders Of All Time CLASH OF IDEOLOGY & SPREAD OF GLOBAL INFLUENCE: HOW THINGS CHANGED F R Chowdhury Karl Marx, the philosopher of the socialist economy, was born in Trier, a small town in Germany. His philosophy was that everything belongs to the state
N.S. Venkataraman 11/5/2018 In several conferences and seminars, one usually hears about the rapid strides made by Indian chemical industry in multiple directions and boastful talk about a breakthrough in research and development efforts and Indian entrepreneurial initiatives. However, a careful study of the ground realities would readily highlight the fact that while there
M A Hossain 11/5/2018 Corruption plagued Najib Razak must have been counting hours for his stepping into prison, facing numerous charges. Most possibly, he will have to remain in jail for many years – if not until the end of his life. In proverb it is said- money can buy everything. Possibly true!
by Ashok Bala 11/5/2018 Introduction South Asia is a macro-geographical region wherein various countries in close geographical proximity share certain commonality of interests. These interests could incorporate a whole gamut of historical, geographical, economic, political, social and cultural aspects. In fact, it is a region where geography, history, politics, and culture are truly intertwined and
by Rameez Raja Mir 11/5/2018 Introduction The US President Donald Trump on May 8, 2018, announced US withdrawal from the historical 2015 nuclear deal with Iran. Trump stated that the 2015 agreement which included p5+1 was a “horrible one-sided deal that should never have been made.” He further stated that the United States “will
Recent decades have seen tremendous technological progress in computing and telecommunications. The contemporary world will see huge impacts of this technological development on society and policymakers. This study will specifically focus on the impacts of technological development under the China Pakistan joint development project namely China-Pakistan Economic Corridor through establishing IT Parks in Pakistan. Pakistan
By: Rajit Das 22 May 2019 The world’s largest democracy is going through with elections to elect the new prime minister of India. After five years of rule under the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) under the leadership of Narendra Modi, the citizens of India are making their voices heard by practicing their democratic franchise of
By M Adil Khan 16 May 2019 In Bangladesh incidents of loot, plunder, enforced disappearances, breakdown of rule of law, extra-judicial killings, deaths and injuries in road accidents through reckless driving have become parts of daily news. Lately, news of audacious rapes, abductions of girls and women and sexual harassments in almost all parts of