Opinion

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    China’s economic opportunities or America’s perpetual conflict?

    by Joseph Thomas | Updated at 12:05am on April 24, 2018

    THE US recently announced possible plans to deploy thousands of addition US Marines to East Asia as part of the recently revealed 2018 National Security...

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    A tale of two atrocities

    by Doug Noble | Updated at 12:05am on April 24, 2018

    THE mainstream media once again have enthusiastically endorsed Donald Trump’s latest strike on Syria, pulled off without Congressional approval and in blatant violation of US...

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    Certified safety or reckless reports?

    by Carolijn Terwindt | Updated at 12:05am on April 24, 2018

    MOST people have heard that on April 24, 2013, the Rana Plaza building complex collapsed killing 1,134 people and injuring around 1,800 workers....

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    Memories of a childhood read

    by Abu Jar M Akkas | Updated at 12:05am on April 23, 2018

    THE book lay there for someone to pick up, on the stack of used books, old, scribbled, dog-eared, with spines loosening off, un-covered, moth-eaten and...

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    The symphony of our times

    Dr Mizanur Rahman Shelley | Updated at 12:05am on April 23, 2018

    AS 1970 drew to a close, two historic happenings took place. The first was the devastating cyclone and storm surge in East Bengal. The depredations...

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    Abduction, freedom and failure

    by Rahnuma Ahmed | Updated at 12:05am on April 23, 2018

    FREED at last! After 32 days of captivity, long 32 days when one had absolutely no idea where they were, how they were, or how...

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    Dolls and other toys shape societies

    by Sally Dugman | Updated at 12:05am on April 22, 2018

    ONE of the oldest intact dolls in existence other than predated wooden ones is from around the 1500’s and belonged to a little European princess....

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    Is there a future for Afghanistan to enjoy?

    by Martin Berger | Updated at 12:05am on April 22, 2018

    ONE can often hear the Syrian conflict being compared with the war in Afghanistan, while the latter is often mentioned together with Washington’s aggression against...

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    The last of the gentlemen editors

    by Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:05am on April 22, 2018

    THESE are such desperate times for journalism that S Nihal Singh’s departure at 89, triggers memories about a phase in the profession that dreams are...

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    Mehbooba’s failure

    by AG Noorani | Updated at 12:05am on April 22, 2018

    THE recent claim that the reaction in India to the gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir could bring India...

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