APSS Governance

The General Assembly (GA) is the apex body which holds ultimate decision making power of the APSS. It makes major decisions and policy framework for every five year; last GA was held in Kathmandu in 2012 electing 11-member central executive committee (five of them are current Office Bearers). Next GA will be conducted in the… Read More »

That 1970s Feeling

Policymakers and too many economic commentators fail to grasp how the next global recession may be unlike the last two. In contrast to recessions driven mainly by a demand shortfall, the challenge posed by a supply-side-driven downturn is that it can result in sharp drops in production, generalized shortages, and rapidly rising prices.

The Rise of Nationalism After the Fall of the Berlin Wall

Following the fall of the Berlin Wall in November 1989, open societies were triumphant and international cooperation became the dominant creed. Thirty years later, however, nationalism has turned out to be much more powerful and disruptive than internationalism.

On foreign policy, media should unite

A statement issued by Chinese embassy in Nepal on February 18 over an article published by The Kathmandu Post sent Nepali media persons and social media population in reaction mode: China has no business telling what a Nepali newspaper can and cannot publish. Chinese embassy has breached the diplomatic decorum. Nepal government should raise this… Read More »