Over 400 Nepalis head back to Korea with no jobs at home

When Kedar Rai left his home in Silichung Rural Municipality, Sankhuwasabha for a factory job in South Korea in 2011, he had hoped that he would earn enough to start his own business before coming back. He returned home last year, his life goal still a far cry. While Rai did earn a decent salary working at a
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BEIJING, Aug 8 (AFP) – China’s trade surplus with the United States eased in July, when President Donald Trump imposed stiff tariffs on billions of dollars worth of Chinese goods in a showdown between the world’s two biggest economies. The figures on Wednesday come as the two exchange threats of further measures, which have fuelled
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Labour Ministry sends letter to Malaysian Minister M Kulasegaran to explore ways to take workers in a hassle-free manner The government has formally invited a Malaysiangovernment representative to discuss the crisis resulting from Nepal’s halting worker departures for Malaysia. The Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security has sent a letter inviting Malaysian Minister of Human Resources M Kulasegaranto explore ways out of the logjam. According to a Labour Ministry official, the invite was sent to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs a few days ago. “The Foreign Ministry will forward the letter to the Malaysian government,” the official said. Departures of Nepali workers have been halted for over two months after the Nepal government closed down various agencies that fleeced them in the
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-Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is embarking on a five-day official visit to China on June 19 as Beijing looks to deepening ties with Nepal with deals under its flagship Belt and Road Initiative. PM Oli, for the first time, is going to discuss projects under the BRI after Nepal became a part of it
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Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is paying an official visit to China at the invitation of Li Keqiang, Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China, from June 19. As per the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Prime Minister will be accompanied by his spouse, Radhika Shakya. The entourage of the Prime Minister
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One of the largest destinations for Nepali migrant workers, Qatar, has begun preparations to put in place a ‘one-door mechanism’ for hiring workers from eight countries, including Nepal. Such a mechanism will be implemented in the next six months, according to Qatar’s Ambassador to Nepal Yousuf Bin Mohammed Al-Hail. The Gulf nation plans to open
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The legislature has chosen that the fourth summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation will be sorted out in Kathmandu. A gathering of the Cabinet hung on Sunday at Singha Durbar chose to propose August 30-31 or September 6-7 for the summit to part states. As indicated by Minister
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XICHANG, Sichuan Province, May 21 (Xinhua) – The transfer satellite, propelled Monday for China’s Chang’e-4 lunar test, is conveying the biggest correspondence reception apparatus at any point utilized as a part of profound space investigation, as indicated by Chinese specialists. The dispatch of the satellite Queqiao, or Magpie Bridge, is a key advance for China
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Japanese Government has consented to give around Rs 683.2 million (Japanese Yen 700 million) in allow to Nepal. The concede help is under ‘the Japan’s Grant Aid for the Economic and Social Development Program’. A consent to this impact has been marked and traded between Masashi Ogawa, Ambassador of Japan to Nepal, and Dr Rajan
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A Russian climber died of altitude sickness on Mt Lhotse yesterday, according a government official. Gyanendra Shrestha, liaison officer at the Ministry of Culture Tourism and Civil Aviation, confirmed that Rustem Amirov breathed his last at Camp II of the world’s fourth highest peak. A facebook post by his family read, “Clever and strong as
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