Category Archives: Opinions
USA-China trade war: Who will have the last laugh?
14 September 2019 | NS Venkataraman
The world is watching how China and the US will deal with their trade issues, which could well determine the future of global trade relations and the overall global geo-political scenario. ...
The King Kongs of democracy
9 September 2019 | Laden Tshering Samdup
It's quite possible that the Hong Kong protesters are digging the road to democracy for the rest of China. Freedom is not a constitutional right -- it's a birthright. ...
Hong Kong people will see it through
4 September 2019 | Lobsang Wangyal
Until their demand of true universal suffrage is met, the people of Hong Kong will not rest. Now that they have started, we know they will see it through. ...
Rediscovering Kashmir in Kalhana’s Paradise
30 August 2019 | Nava Thakuria
Suddenly narratives over Kashmir have changed, when New Delhi extended its horizons up to Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, and Islamabad insisted on its domination over the entire Jammu/Kashmir. ...
Will the Hong Kong protests move China towards being a better world citizen?
19 August 2019 | NS Venkataraman
The question is whether the Chinese government will mend its ways to gain more acceptability in the world as a civilized government that respects human freedoms and individual liberty. ...
Times have changed but are no longer strange
15 August 2019 | Ugyen Gyalpo
We need the courage, solitude, and bravery displayed by the students of Hong Kong. We need the courage of our pawos to inflame the fire trapped inside us. ...
Will there be a solution for the Kashmir problem?
4 August 2019 | NS Venkataraman
It appears that the Pakistan side of the Kashmir problem will still linger on for quite a long time for India, and it appears to be impossible to make conclusions about the end of the road. ...
Identifying small pains in Achilles’ heel is America’s political gain
29 July 2019 | Ugyen Gyalpo
I hope and pray that the US show more political engagement and thereby also pave the way for other countries that are being oppressed by China. ...
Who is China, to appoint the next Dalai Lama?
16 July 2019 | NS Venkataraman
Unfortunately, the world is keeping its eyes deliberately closed to China’s religious onslaught and aggressive approach in curbing the freedom of religions. ...
Let’s welcome an “attractive” Dalai Lama next
2 July 2019 | Lobsang Wangyal
Trolls need not show such tantrums towards someone who has given his life for the good of the whole world. ...