On February 2011, the Supreme Court in Nepal handed down a landmark decision to the Dolakha District Administration Office (DAO) to provide Nepali citizenship to one Suntali Dhami on the basis of descent from her mother, who held a Nepali citizenship.
When Prime Minister Narendra Modi marked India's independence day on Aug. 15th by delivering his first “Address to the Nation” from the ramparts of India's historic Red Fort, he lived up to his reputation for an ability to communicate with an audience, particularly the “common man.”
Climate change is arguably one of the greatest challenges currently facing the world. The effects of climate change are all around us from extreme weather events such as Super Typhoon Haiyan to record high temperatures in many countries and to massive floods, including in Europe this May.
2014/9/9, 1 Comment
The naming of Indonesian Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Jero Wacik as a suspect in a corruption case reveals once again how ineffective the internal control and audits by the Development Finance Comptroller (BPKP) and Supreme Audit Agency (BPK) have been at most public offices.
Measles is a highly contagious viral childhood disease. Almost every child contracts it at some point. The patient initially has red eyes and a fever, and a blotchy rash as well as a higher fever later.
- Joe Hung, 1 Comment
The government announced this week that children aged 15 or under will be allowed to play online games after midnight, if they have their parents' approval. This will only expose our children to greater risk of computer game addiction.
The overt invasion of Ukraine by Russia's army, after months of covert aid to rebel forces, has generated the most serious crisis in Europe since the Balkan wars of the 1990s — and perhaps since World War II. NATO has an obligation to respond skillfully, while trying to avoid direct combat with Russian forces — if possible.
You'd have thought that having been absent for the past nine weeks, finding a topic this week would have been a cinch for me. Not so, not so.
China has adopted an exceptionally restrictive framework for the election of Hong Kong's chief executive in 2017 by decreeing that candidates for the top job must be pre-selected by Beijing, a move that effectively shuts out the democrats.
The “Prayuth One” Cabinet faces the same basic tests that most of its military-installed predecessors flunked.
2014/9/7, 1 Comment