Remittance-reliant Nepal sees decline in workers leaving country for new work

Kathmandu, July 21 Nepali migrant workers continue to head abroad for work, but the number of Nepalis the country for new jobs continues to fall, official data for the recently-concluded 2018/19 FY shows. The figures indicate that new employment opportunities are getting hard to come by for Nepalis, who are currently working in 134 countries. […]

Parliamentary sub-committee recommends govt scrap deal with Chinese investment-backed cement producer

Kathmandu, July 21 A sub-committee of Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee has recommended that the government cancel a deal it signed with a Nepali-Chinese cement factory under construction in Dhading. The sub-committee led by NCP lawmaler Lekhraj Bhatta, says that public land rented to Huwaxin Cement Narayani Pvt Ltd for 50 years be vacated and officials […]