Oped

LEAVE A LEGACY

The current government led by Prime Minister KP Oli is in a strong position to deliver on the budget if it simply puts Nepali tourism and its integral development component first. (Waiting for Budget, May 23, TKP Online).

May 25 2018

full story »

Will foreign activists sway Ireland’s abortion vote?

Social media advertising makes it hard to know who is influencing the island’s votersOn May 25, Irish voters will decide whether to change their constitution to legalize abortion during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy.

JOCHEN BITTNER, May 25 2018

full story »

Return of the dam plan

On May 10, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi remotely laid the foundation stone for the Arun 3 hydroelectricity project.

CHANDAN SAPKOTA, May 25 2018

full story »

Homeward bound

I am a guy from Kathmandu, came to the US twice—for job and for study. I was academically good and smart, having won national quiz contests and received admission to the top engineering campus in Nepal—Pulchok Campus.

PUUNYA TULADHAR, May 25 2018

full story »

Forced marriages

Controlling women’s sexuality to uphold antediluvian notions of family honouris a common motivation for forced marriages that end in violence, rape and evenmurder.

DAWN, May 25 2018

full story »

Right to the streets

Revelations that Kathmandu’s air is one of the most polluted in the region no longer raises eyebrows. Combustion of household wastes and vehicular emissions are said to be the major reasons behind the air pollution.

Barsha Chitrakar, May 25 2018

full story »

Great stride forward

This year marks the 40th anniversary of China’s reform and opening-up. The progress achieved in the past 40 years has not only brought numerous changes to China but also greatly influenced the whole world.

Yu Hong, May 25 2018

full story »