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Crisis in Kazakhstan: How can it avoid an impending disaster?
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Crisis in Kazakhstan: How can it avoid an impending disaster?

Kazakhstan is a landlocked country in Central Asia. It borders Russia in the north and west, China in the east, and Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan in the south. It is the ninth-largest country in the world with a population of 18.8 million. Kazakhstan is the dominant nation of Central Asia economically and politically, generating 60% […]

China’s Threat in East Asia: South Korea the latest victim!
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China’s Threat in East Asia: South Korea the latest victim!

Prior to 1910, Korea was a unified country. From 1910-1945 it was colonised by Japan. During liberation in 1945 it got divided into Communist North Korea and Capitalist South Korea. For Military purposes what was a military demarcation land became a permanent border. In the present day, South Korea as a democratic country has seen […]

Diplomatic boycott of Beijing 2022: Does it matter?
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Diplomatic boycott of Beijing 2022: Does it matter?

The 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics has been hit by a flurry of diplomatic boycotts from countries including the US, Australia, and Britain. These countries have accused the Chinese government of widespread atrocities against the Uyghur community in its North-Western region of Xinjiang. China denies this, saying its network of detention camps there is for “re-education” […]

Kim Jong Un’s decade of rule: Nuclear Ambitions, Consolidation of Power & Failed Diplomacy
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Kim Jong Un’s decade of rule: Nuclear Ambitions, Consolidation of Power & Failed Diplomacy

December 17 marks 10 years since Kim Jong Un, the third generation of his family to rule North Korea, took power after his father’s sudden heart attack. Initially considered inexperienced, Kim quickly showed his ruthless willingness to consolidate his power to rule over the East Asia country. He consolidated his position as the country’s leader […]

What is the “Pillar Of Shame” and Why did China force Hong Kong to remove it?
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What is the “Pillar Of Shame” and Why did China force Hong Kong to remove it?

The towering “Pillar of Shame” at the University of Hong Kong was dismantled and removed in the dead of night. The 26-foot sculpture remembered the victims of China’s 1989 crackdown on pro-democracy protests at Beijing’s Tiananmen Square. Its removal is testament to the Communist Party’s efforts to erase the bloody events at Tiananmen from the […]

Is ASEAN becoming a lackey of China?
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Is ASEAN becoming a lackey of China?

In view of what’s happening in the South China Sea, Myanmar, Taiwan,  Diplomatic Boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics over Human Rights abuses and ASEAN’s silence on China’s role in these Beijing Winter Olympics 2022 has turned into a political mess of global powers. The U.S. is leading an international diplomatic boycott as a sign of protest against […]

Bhutan confers highest civilian award on India’s PM Modi
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Bhutan confers highest civilian award on India’s PM Modi

Bhutan on Friday conferred its highest civilian award, Ngadag Pel gi Khorlo on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. While conferring the award, Bhutan King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck highlighted support PM Modi extended over the years and particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since the start of the pandemic, India has provided assistance to Bhutan in the […]