Taiwan is losing diplomatic relations, one state at a time

Countries recognizing Taiwan are decreasing slowly. In a world with binary, where you either recognize People’s Republic of China or Republic of China (Taiwan), the number that was 21 for the latter has decreased to 20 with Panama cutting ties with it. Last time, it was São Tomé and Príncipe in December 2016. However much… Continue reading Taiwan is losing diplomatic relations, one state at a time

Hung Parliament of the UK and what Nepal can learn

The 2017 general election in the UK, held prior to the normal time has not produced the result the incumbent prime minister, Theresa May, had aimed for. Rather, in the country that gave birth to Parliamentary system of governance, something that drags the system – hung parliament – is going to happen after the results… Continue reading Hung Parliament of the UK and what Nepal can learn

Regionalism and its future – I

Regionalism comes in many forms: from geographical proximity to ideological similarity as well as linguistic uniqueness. However, it is the geographical closeness that accounts for the most of the regionalism found in the world, be it African Union (AU), European Union (EU), Organization of American States (OAS), Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) or SAARC. Even… Continue reading Regionalism and its future – I