The fast food frontier
In Nepal’s market, local entrepreneurship beats the multinational chains every time
Deepak Adhikari | Apr 20, 2013
Breaking the trade barrier
Pakistan finally takes steps to grant India Most Favoured Nation status.
Shahzada Irfan Ahmed | Mar 09, 2012
Contradictions of capitalism
Even as Sri Lanka’s smallholder agriculture dies a slow death, schemes to save the rural economy are only coming from urban intellectuals.
Sunil Bastian | Oct 01, 2010
The Editors | Oct 21, 2009
WTO and agriculture
The Great Trade Robbery and the neo-poor.
Devinder Sharma | Sep 01, 2003
Pakistan’s budget 2003-04: The economics of hypocrisy
Pakistan's government releases a budget addressing the concerns of its core constituency – the World Bank and the IMF.
Shafqat Munir | Jul 01, 2003
Sashaying through structural adjustment
Bela Malik | Dec 01, 2002
No emancipation in the liberalised economy
Ammara Durrani | Aug 01, 2002
Reflecting on contemporary Nepali angst
Dipak Gyawali | Apr 01, 2002
Imran Khan’s attempted arrest, UN appeal for Afghanistan aid, a graphic novel on Naga repatriation and more
March - Updates and analysis from around the region
A disappeared Maldivian journalist’s family still waits for closure
Eight years after he vanished, and despite an official report pointing to his abduction and murder, Ahmed Rilwan is yet to be declared dead, and powerful officials allegedly linked to the killers evade justice
Punjab’s battles over Bhagat Singh
Controversies over the anti-colonial revolutionary expose Punjab’s political fissures, with the farmers’ protest movement, Communists, Khalistanis, the AAP and other parties all having staked their own claims
Tehreek-i-Taliban is making its way back in Pakistan
Tehreek-i-Taliban’s resurgence reveals the failure of the Pakistan government’s anti-terror policy and its ambivalent, contradictory relationship with Islamist militant groups