Saturday, March 23, 2024

Jay Sah: Reporters Club Nepal

Why China’s confidence crisis goes unfixed In 2024, to acknowledge public gloom is to doubt Xi Jinping ........ In truth, lots of ordinary Chinese worry that the ship of state is drifting, rudderless. But this cannot be admitted without seeming to doubt Mr Xi, the great helmsman. In the China of 2024, that is simply not allowed.

How China stifles dissent without a KGB or Stasi of its own A secret policeman on every street ...... The system fights crime and defends the party’s monopoly on power: no clear line separates these two tasks. ...... China’s surveillance state, it turns out, is hiding in plain sight.

Three big risks that might tip America’s presidential election Third parties, the Trump trials and the candidates’ age introduce a high degree of uncertainty

Infatuation, kids, adultery: marriage is the theme of the Oscars Together the nominees sketch a composite picture of marriage. Here it is

Wednesday, March 06, 2024

Cashless Society To End Corruption In Nepal

Reflections on a Trump-Biden Rematch

Go Behind the Scenes of All 10 Best Picture Oscar Nominees In these videos, directors walked us through pivotal scenes from their Academy Award-nominated films.

Justice Amy Coney Barrett Stakes Out Distinctive Stance in Trump Case The justice distanced herself from the majority, saying it had gone too far, and from the three liberals, saying their tone sent the wrong message.

Why It’s So Challenging to Land Upright on the Moon Two spacecraft have ended up askew on the lunar surface this year. It is easier to tip over in the weaker gravity on the moon than you may imagine.

No One Has Ever Read Genesis Like This The Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Marilynne Robinson delivers a riveting interpretation of the Bible’s first book.