‘Women are not only walking talking vaginas’, A open letter of Swara Bhasker to Bhansali

Dear Mr. Bhansali, At the outset Sir, congratulations on finally being able to release your magnum opus ‘Padmaavat’ – minus the ‘i’, minus the gorgeous Deepika Padukone’s uncovered slender waist, minus 70 shots you apparently had to cut out.. but heyyyy! You managed to have it released with everyone’s heads still on their shoulders and […]

CHED Signed MOA on Peace Education with International Peace NGO

On January 23, Commission on Higher Education(CHED) of the Philippine government signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) on peace education with an international peace organization, Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light(HWPL) affiliated with the UN ECOSOC. The agreement ceremony, held at the CHED in Quezon City, Manila, designated provisions of a practical education for […]

Commemorative Event for Peacebuilding in Collaboration with Local Community and INGO in Philippines

On January 24, the 3rd Annual Commemoration of January 24 HWPL Day will be held in Buluan, Maguindanao the Philippines. Every January 24 is designated as the HWPL Day when the Mindanao Peace Agreement in 2014 established by the local community with Gov. Esmael G. Mangudadatu, Governor of Province of Maguindanao, and Fernando Capalla, Archbishop […]

One year into Trump presidency, Americans remain divided

Donald Trump alone in G-20 Summit

NEW YORK, Jan. 19 – Donald Trump came into office in a probably most divisive election in American history. One year into his tweet-posting, media-bashing presidency, Americans are still divided and polarized in their views on what the real-estate-mogul-turned president has achieved in office. “I found his first year unexpectedly divisive (more than is typical […]

Suu Kyi says Rohingya mass grave investigation ‘positive’

BANGKOK, Jan 13 :  Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has called the military’s investigation into the deaths of Rohingya Muslims found in a mass grave a “positive indication,” state media reported Saturday. “It is a positive indication that we are taking the steps to be responsible,” Suu Kyi said according to the […]

Global Journalists Get Together for Freedom of Media and Peace Journalism

To journalists, the year 2017 represents the misfortune of journalism. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) says at least 81 reporters were killed and violence against media has soared in 2017. Also, more than 70 media companies were closed in Venezuela where the political and social unrest is festering. A news article from the Guardian […]

‘Nepali Babu Made in Nepal’

Sichuan, China, 29 December 2017: A Cultural program organized by China West Normal University Nanchong, Sichuan to Welcome the New Year 2018, Nepalese students studying in the university actively participated performing their Nepalese cultural dance and singing. In the program students from Ghana, Botswana, Ivory Coast, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Zimbabwe, Laos and other foreign students also […]

BIMSTEC should be focused on economic development and prosperity

Kathmandu, Dec 18: Diplomatic sector experts have stressed that the agenda of economic development and prosperity put forward by the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) should be put at the center. The experts suggested that the BIMSTEC should be made strong and competent by figuring out reasons behind the […]