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Nepalis’ labour migration to Malaysia likely to resume as two countries sign fresh pact

Kathmandu, September 12 Labour officials of Nepal and Malaysia have signed a new agreement that is expected to resume the labour migration of Nepali workers to the Southeast Asian country. Though Malaysia remained one of the most favourite destinations for Nepali workers, the migration process was suspended for over one year after the Nepali government […]

Japan formally begins recruiting Nepali workers under G2G agreement

Kathmandu, September 3 Japan has formally begun preparations to recruit Nepali workers under a government-to-government agreement that the two countries signed in March this year. In the first phase, it will recruit nursing caregivers. The Japanese Ministry of Labour, Health, and Welfare recently published a schedule of examination that the Nepalis interested to go to […]

Morning Starter: Thursday, August 22, 2019

Good morning! Here’s a quick summary of important, ignored and interesting reports to start your day: Important Shrestha likely to head TRC The ruling Nepal Communist Party and the main opposition Nepali Congress have agreed to propose the name of former attorney general Raman Kumar Shrestha for the position of chairman of the Truth and […]

At least 753 Nepali workers died overseas in one year

Kathmandu, July 29 At least 753 workers from Nepal died in various countries in the recently concluded fiscal year, according to the government. The Foreign Employment Board secretariat says it has provided compensation to total 753 families after their members were found to have died in various countries during work.  Of the deceased, 730 were […]

Skill test mandatory for outbound Nepali workers to acquire permit

Kathmandu, June 27 The government is preparing to make it mandatory for a section of migrant workers to pass a skill test conducted by it in order to acquire the permit to work abroad. Workers belonging to 12 professions will not be given the permit unless they pass the government test, from the new fiscal […]

Nepal, Malaysia officials discuss implementing labour pact

Kathmandu, June 20 Labour officials of Nepal and Malaysia have discussed implementing a memorandum of understanding they signed in October last year. The agreement that ensured recruitment of Nepali workers in Malaysia at zero cost has not come into effect at owing to lack of mechanisms and structures to facilitate the process. In this context, […]