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Quad’s lack of focus may render it feckless

To adapt the immortal philosophical query — What is truth? — the jesting Pontius Pilate is believed to have asked, we may as well lob the query: What is Quad?…



China orders Jack Ma to dispose of his media assets

Taking its war against billionaire Jack Ma’s empire to a new level, the Chinese government has reportedly asked his conglomerate Alibaba to dispose of its media assets. According to a…


Quad a force for global good, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that the quadrilateral grouping of the US, Bharat, Japan and Australia has “come of age” as he attended the first Quad leaders’ summit…


US says China is a threat to the ‘world order’

In what appears to be a continuation of the Trump administration’s China policy, the new US President Joe Biden’s administration has announced that the US will support China’s neighbours, Taiwan…


Unpredictable Nepal politics likely to remain in flux

For Nepal, the political and constitutional crisis lingering from December 2020 continues to unravel despite the Supreme Court declaring Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s decision to dissolve the House of…