Backside Archive

September 2019

Opinion

ll rise. We begin this week’s column with the mandatory singing of  Nepal’s national anthem. Ready? All together now, and […]
September 13, 2019

Opinion

he trend in international civil aviation these days is low-cost, no frills airlines like Ryan Air (pronounced “Lion Air” in […]
September 6, 2019

August 2019

Opinion

s the country gets ready to herd 2 million tourists into Nepal in 2020, there may be one category of […]
August 30, 2019

Opinion

Many readers wrote in this week asking for my frank assassment of the current political imbroglio. In the nationalist interest, […]
August 23, 2019

Opinion

don’t know about you, but I miss the good old days when Nepal was a feudal landlocked Himalayan kingdom in […]
August 16, 2019

Opinion

o commemorate the International Day of the Cow on 16 August, the Ass brings you this unabridged answer to an […]
August 9, 2019

Opinion

aven’t you had enough yet of complaining about how bad things are in Nepal? Are you naysayers waiting for things […]
August 2, 2019

July 2019

Opinion

ome of you this week sent The Ass highly confidential email messages with both rear ends encrypted asking: What is […]
July 26, 2019

epal’s tourism planners have always called the monsoon the ‘off season’, which has kept visitors away from country during the […]
July 19, 2019

Opinion

hy the big fuss about the trans-Atlantic scandal over the leak of diplomatic cables sent by Britain’s ambassador in Washington? […]
July 12, 2019