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Peoples’ desire of preventing externalities in constitutional process

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By Shambhu Deo Neo-political dimensionssuch as democracy, proportional representation added with federalism and secularism are clichéd views ofNepalese politics used in constitutional process. These are borrowed dimensions for Nepal, which do not match majority of peoples’ aspirations and national interests. Thesecontainmuch of external interests in finding space in Nepalese politics …

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Slogans can’t return factories to Trump’s US

By Ding Gang The key to US President-elect Donald Trump’s slogan “Make America Great Again” is to revitalize US manufacturing industries. However, slogans cannot guarantee that the US will dominate the global manufacturing chain as it used to. Asia is now in a leading position in the manufacturing chain. It …

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Spotlight on Russia & East Asia

By Prabasi Nepali Asia South Korea The impeachment process of the controversial South Korean President Park Geun-Hye has started, but has not been concluded conclusively. After mass protests on the streets of Seoul, lawmakers last Friday voted overwhelmingly in the National Assembly to impeach the deeply unpopular Park over a …

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Dance of Small, Great & World Powers

By Prabasi Nepali Domestic Nepalese Peacekeepers in War-Torn Libya Last week only the government-owned The Rising Nepal (TRN) covered an important event among all the English dailies. To recapitulate, The Himalayan Times praises itself as “Nepal’s No.1 English Daily”; The Kathmandu Post considers itself “Nepal’s Largest Selling English Daily”, and …

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Federalism crippling Nepal: Local election a possible way out

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By Shambhu Deo Deceptive federalism is crippling Nepal since promulgation of the constitution. A doggedly effort to organize local election can be a possible way out of the turbulence. Nepal suffered badly with a series of months long protests including blockade organized by various political parties and supported by others …

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International Affairs in Flux

By Prabasi Nepali Asia Domestic Constitutional Election Threshold There was some discussion among the larger political parties of amending the constitution to introduce an election threshold –- restrictive clause — of 3 percent, i.e. political parties that do not obtain at least this percentage of the total vote in the …

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Reinventing federalism in Nepal

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By Shambhu Deo Nepal’s politics is in a crux while implementing federalism through amendment of the constitution.Nepal’s constitution 2015 has prominently changed Nepal into a secular federal republic state. There are seven provinces based on identity and capability and is being criticized by various sectors since promulgation.Tarai-based parties demand only …

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Rampant corruption in Nepal

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By Divya Singh Rathore Corruption is the disease of the world. On 31 October 2003, the United Nations drafted a convention against corruption and finally it was singed on 9 December 2003, one hundred and ninety-four countries of the world are the parties of this convention. Article 5 to 14 …

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The World in Shock after Trump Victory

By Prabasi Nepali Domestic Nepalese Diplomacy in the Doldrums The Maoist-Nepali Congress government claims that it has been very successful in the honeymoon period of a hundred days, but in the field of foreign affairs, it has been an abject failure. It has unnecessarily given primacy to relations with our …

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