Commentry, Featured

Xi’s challenges in Hong Kong as demands for democracy grows

On July 1 Hong Kong marked 20th anniversary of its handover from Britain to China Thousands of residents turned out for annual pro-democracy march in Hong Kong Protesters criticized Beijing’s creeping control over internal city affairs Young activists have emerged calling for self-determination or even full independence On July 1, estimated 60,000 people marched in


Commentry, Economy

Demonetisation in India: Worth Every Rupee?

At eight o’ clock in the evening of November eight- 2016, as all eyes were fixed on America voting to elect its 45th President, half way around the globe, India experienced an economic earthquake. The Indian government invalidated eighty- six percent of the rupee notes in circulation with immediate effect from the stroke of the