Economy

Panama’s Problem: The Melting of the Arctic Ice Caps

The arctic is currently losing sea ice at an estimated 10,000 tonnes per second. Whilst this frightening stat poses many challenges to the world,...

Economic Woes Ahead of China’s 20th Party Congress: What Can We Expect?

China faces internal economic challenges ahead of the 20th Party Congress, which will be held on Oct. 16. The economy of China is dwindling,...

Why is the Aid Community Optimistic About the Bangladesh Economy?

Bangladesh is a development success story in South Asia, and the World Bank is proud of being a partner in the country’s development journey...

US-China Trade War and Its Impact on Singapore

Singapore's growth estimates for 2019 have been brought down to 0-1%, by the country’s Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI). This is significantly lower than the...

Geopolitics or Policy on the G20 Osaka Summit Menu?

The Group of Twenty’s (G20) Osaka Summit, to be held on June 28-29, is currently the focus of global media and expert attention; this...

The US-China Trade War: Where Will it End?

The trade war between the US and China that began last year has now entered into its worst phase. In 2018, the US started...

China Leans Towards Reforming WTO’s National Security Exception

On Monday, May 13, China submitted its “Proposal on WTO Reform”, a synopsis of the Chinese government’s latest thoughts on how the World Trade...

Is China Willing to Take Pains to Reform its Economy?

After the latest gathering of China’s top-governing body Politburo to review its first quarter economic performance, the state-run Xinhua News Agency released a commentary...

Are Free Markets Moral?

Adam Smith, famously known as the father of economics and the chief proponent of laissez-faire capitalist economy, enlightened us about an idea of an...

The Case for Quality Academic Research in Africa

In the past two decades, Africa’s promising economy has attracted investors from across the globe. According to a McKinsey report in 2010, Africa’s economy...

Is the Future of Work the Next Global Collective Project? It Should Be

The global international order is tumultuous these days; relationships, institutions, and norms that have made peace and progress possible for the last three quarters...

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Granules & Geopolitics: Conflicts over Sand

Sand, the most abundant of all minerals, is present...

Defence Exports Could Address the Gaps in India’s Foreign Engagements

India is set to export indigenous Pinaka multi-barrel rocket...

UN Working Group on Disappearance Should Rethink Data Collection Method to Avoid Unwanted Mistakes

On Sept. 21, the United Nations Working Group on...

The Gas Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria Kick Starts With a Swanky Ceremony in Sofia

This weekend’s opening ceremony in Sofia of a gas...

How Nord Stream Pipelines Helped Russia in Invading Ukraine

On the afternoon of Sept 26, the operators of...