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.
In the 19th century, the world was Europeanised. In the 20th century, it was Americanised. Now it is being Asianised – and much faster than you may think.
On the eve of last month’s UN Climate Action Summit, young women and men around the world mobilised by the millions and told global leaders: “You are failing us.” They are right.
In April, Japan made a significant policy shift on accepting foreign workers, including those who will perform simple labour. A decrease in the working-age population caused this change.
A year ago on Wednesday, Jamal Khashoggi walked into the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, never to re-emerge. The reports that have subsequently emerged about his final moments transcended all fears.