Nepal

Cabinet authorizes ministry to announce new height of Mt Everest

… tabled by Minister for Land Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation, Padma Aryal to announce the height of Everest, according to Devika …

by · Thursday, 26 November 2020 · Nepal

China planning new policies to take on ageing population: state media

China introduced a controversial “one-child policy” in 1978, saying efforts to reduce poverty and develop the economy were being undermined by …

by · Monday, 23 November 2020 · China, Nepal

The lost ‘Covid Generation’

“Disruptions to key services and soaring poverty rates pose the biggest threat to children. The longer the crisis persists, the deeper its impact on …

by · Friday, 20 November 2020 · Nepal

‘Impact of pandemic will push millions of workers below the poverty line worldwide, including in …

The coronavirus pandemic has had a severe impact on Nepalis in terms of unemployment rates, hours worked and labour force participation.

by · Thursday, 19 November 2020 · Nepal

Remove the ‘luxury tax’ to overcome period poverty in Nepal

Nepal should stop charging value added tax on menstrual products to make them more affordable. Remove the ‘luxury tax’ to overcome period poverty …

by · Wednesday, 18 November 2020 · Nepal

Nepal stalls in Prosperity Index

It is driven by an open economy that harnesses ideas and talent to create sustainable pathways out of poverty. And it is built by empowered people, …

by · Monday, 16 November 2020 · Nepal

Held hostage in Saudi Arabia for over 15 years, a Nepali woman pleads for rescue

But her hopes to pull her family out of poverty were dashed when her employer refused to pay her a salary. Born to a family of Magar, Sharmila had a …

by · Saturday, 7 November 2020 · Nepal, Oman, Saudi Arabia

No alternative to disarmament

Until the issues of poverty, inequality and discrimination are addressed, armament will not stop. No alternative to disarmament Shutterstock.

by · Friday, 23 October 2020 · Nepal

Immunisation is the best weapon against poverty

Immunisation is the best weapon against poverty. The biggest tragedy is that vaccine hesitancy threatens to hurt poor people the most. Immunisation is …

by · Wednesday, 21 October 2020 · Nepal

Government’s mission to end poverty: PM Oli

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the mission of the present government is to put an end to poverty and establish prosperity …

by · Saturday, 17 October 2020 · Nepal