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RPP, Wake Up to Principles

BY P. KHAREL In the aftermath of the undignified haste with which the major parties unsheathed their previously undeclared agendas a decade ago, one of the key leaders of the former panchas confided to his close circle of loyalists: “Just because monarchy has ended, it does not mean our politics …

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‘Af-Pak’ region in focus as Trump seeks policy reset

BY M. R. JOSSE TAMPA, FL: Associated Press (AP) informs that President Donald Trump is seeking a reset of his key public policies via his State of the Union address to Congress. Though we will know what’s what before this sees light of day, it is revealing that he reportedly …

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Taking care of tomorrow

BY MAILA BAJE Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and his Nepali Congress have improvised an innovative coping mechanism for the party’s dismal electoral performance. By exhibiting its version of Churchillian magnanimity in defeat, the caretaker government has begun to agitate the incoming leftist administration. The series of populist measures Deuba …

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NC’s future

By PR Pradhan After the shameful defeat in the elections of federal parliaments and House of Representatives, NC leaders are engaged in blaming each other for the unexpected election results. People’s Review had, so far, forecast about the NC’s fate long before the elections that if NC will continue to …

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World Economic Forum & the Plight of the Global Order

BY PRABASI NEPALI As a New York real estate billionaire tycoon, Donald Trump was never invited to the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos in the Swiss Alps, but as the president of the most powerful state and leading economy of the world, he was, of course, very welcome. Last …

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NC’s Opportunity in Opposition

BY P. KHAREL By any measure, the closing two months of the year 2017 deep down witnessed the Nepali Congress in a terrible distress. Its cultivation of a penchant for downgrading any prospect of a communist government proved to be the chief cause of its undoing. The decisive defeat suffered …

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Trump’s year of chaos and sundry geopolitical gambits

By M. R. Josse TAMPA, FL: With American President Donald Trump completing his first chaotic year in office, there has been a blizzard of commentary directed almost equally toward his persona as to his administration’s achievements and flops. There is such a volume and variety, I can present just a …

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Mergers and acquisitions: Creating value for stakeholders

By Maila Baje Just as the unification of our supreme comrades appeared to have gathered pace, the only communist ex-premier outside the process has likened it to the merger of two banks. K.P. Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’, the leaders of the Unified Marxist-Leninists (UML) and the Maoist …

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Where lies our priority?

By PR Pradhan For the first time in the history, the nation’s balance of payment has gone negative. This is an indication of our failed economy. In other words, our foreign currency reserve has declined and it may invite serious financial crisis. Decline in exports, increase in imports by many …

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Trump Destroying American Political System

By Prabasi Nepali In his new book, “Its Even Worse Than You Think. What the Trump Administration Is Doing to America”, the US investigative journalist David Cay Johnston chronicles the slow and steady down sliding in the one year of his administration. Trump is characterized as deeply narcissistic and his …

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