The Impacts of Proliferation of Arms in Africa

Conflicts have been Africa’s biggest challenge for decades, despite efforts by various local and international stakeholders to bring lasting peace to the continent. As...

Islamic Economy Brand: Paving Indonesia’s Way to Become the Global Islamic Economy Hub

By Anya Safira and Fadhil Akbar Purnama Indonesia’s vision and rising position As the world’s largest Muslim-majority country, Indonesia is helping to shape the bright future...
COVID-19 origins, science and media, facts and fantasies

COVID-19 origins, science and media, facts and fantasies

By Dr. Dan Steinbock Recently, the joint WHO-China team released its report. Despite a year of politicized infodemic, much of the international media coverage shunned...

Why Denmark dominates the World Happiness Report rankings year after year

By Marie Helweg-Larsen This year’s World Happiness Report again ranks Denmark among the top three happiest of 155 countries surveyed – a distinction that the country has...
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In the Eye of Southeast Asia’s COVID-19 Surge

By Dr. Dan Steinbock Only countries that have won the battle against COVID-19 can fully reopen the economy. Others face difficult balancing acts. Southeast...
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Meghan-Harry’s Oprah Interview is changing the way we think about vulnerability

A little over 17 million Americans watched Meghan Markle and Prince Harry bare their souls on national television with talk show goddess Oprah Winfrey,...
Industrialisation to Developing Countries

The Importance of Industrialisation in Developing Countries

By Dr. Kalim Siddiqui I. Introduction This article also draws upon the East Asian economies’ abilities to allocate resources to stimulate industries and technological development. Despite...

From Adam Smith to Karl Marx: How would digitalisation ‘age’?

By Dr Mandeep K Mahendru and Dr Anirudh Agrawal The world is increasingly becoming digital, where our life-long earnings, relationships, secrets, property and personal...
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Vaccine inequality: A new beginning or another missed opportunity?

By Dr. Dan Steinbock Last year, four major opportunities to battle COVID-19 were missed. If vaccine inequality will prevail in the coming months, that would...

Agriculture, Sustainable Development, and Government Policy in Developing Countries

By Dr. Kalim Siddiqui  I. Introduction Bandung Conference (1955) in Indonesia was the first large meeting of leaders from newly independent countries from Asia and Africa,...