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Dead end of the Korean Dream

Kathmandu, Oct. 11 -- For many Nepalis, it is dream to find work in Korea where they expect to earn many times more than in Nepal. Yet, there is a dark side to the Korean Dream: between 2009 to 2018, ... Read More


What is Xi Jinping's 'Big Surprise'?

Kathmandu, Oct. 11 -- Nepali officials have prepared a wish-list of 11 projects for Chinese President Xi Jinping when he makes a state visit to Kathmandu this weekend, during which China is said to pr... Read More


US ban on Malaysian glove exporter affects Nepalis

Kathmandu, Oct. 11 -- The recent suspension of exports from the Malaysia-based WRP Asia-Pacific, a glove manufacturer, by the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Detention Orders has been hailed as... Read More


Kathmandu flight disruptions on weekend

Kathmandu, Oct. 11 -- Passengers have been warned to face disruptions in international and domestic flights at Kathmandu on Saturday and Sunday due to the movement of visiting Chinese President Xi Jin... Read More


Court orders Mahara arrest

Kathmandu, Oct. 6 -- The Kathmandu District Court on Sunday ordered the arrest of former Speaker of the Nepal Parliament, Krishna Bahadur Mahara, who resigned from his post last week after an allegati... Read More


Mahara arrested

Kathmandu, Oct. 6 -- Police on Sunday evening arrested Krishna Bahadur Mahara who resigned as Speaker of Nepal's Parliament last week for allegedly raping a female staff member. Police arrived at th... Read More


Satisfying trekker appetite for adventure

Kathmandu, Oct. 5 -- An assortment of French cheeses, appetisers and wine sit atop a stately table adorned with a purple tablecloth against the backdrop of snow-capped Himalaya and clear blue skies. ... Read More


Food of the royals

Kathmandu, Oct. 5 -- Nepal's Rana dynasty ruled for just over 100 years, building ornate neo-classical palaces with vast manicured gardens copied from Victorian England, while the aristocrats wore mag... Read More


Plot thickens in Nepal Speaker rape case

Kathmandu, Oct. 5 -- The on-again, off-again saga of the rape allegation against the Speaker of Nepal's Parliament took on a new twist after the victim lodged a formal complaint with the Police on Fri... Read More


Jazz returns to the 'Mandu

Kathmandu, Oct. 4 -- If it is October, it must be Dasain in Kathmandu. And it must be time for Jazzmandu. This year, the 17th edition of the Kathmandu Jazz Festival returns with artists from all over ... Read More