Nobel laureate economist Paul Krugman, while on a study visit to the Philippines in 1992, remarked that it was a Latin American economy on the wrong side of the Pacific.
The word ‘malnutrition’ tends to invoke images of starving children in refugee camps, fleeing conflict or drought in lands far-away.
October was a landmark night for the disparate nations of Cambodia and Iran. Facing off in Tehran for their World Cup 2022 qualifier, Iran inflicted the Cambodian national team’s heaviest ever defeat as 14-0 winners.
Syria’s refugee flows, violence and instability have pushed us to the limit of our tolerance.
Recently, a few US senators, members of the UK Labour party and some political leaders from other Western nations have advised India to lift restrictions in Kashmir.
Until I interacted with some biodiversity experts in a workshop meeting last weekend, I didn’t know that we have largely been doing reforestation wrong in the Philippines.
All over the world, we are seeing more and more girls raising their voice for their rights.
The prominent emergence of foreign policy issues in public discussion in Sri Lanka, against the backdrop of an upcoming presidential election in the country, needs to be seen as a highly positive development.
It is telling that no one batted an eyelid when, in a tweet threatening to “obliterate” Turkey’s economy if it did anything “off limits”, the Commander-in-Chief of the US referred in passing to his own “great and unmatched wisdom”.
Indonesians always have an uneasy relationship with their identities. Recently, racist insults aimed at a number of Papuan students ignited a series of protests in the Papua province.