Expand apple processing plants to empower rural farmers

Published On: October 3, 2023 07:30 AM NPT By: Republica

In a significant development for the apple industry, Guthichaur Agro Firm Pvt Ltd in Jumla has introduced a state-of-the-art apple processing and grading machine, marking a crucial step towards enhancing the quality of apples from the region.

Prioritize Local Skill Development and Reverse Migration s

Published On: October 2, 2023 07:46 AM NPT By: Republica

In a recent interactive session on 'Policy Discourse: Skill Development' organized by the Confederation of Nepalese Industries (CNI), key stakeholders voiced their deep-seated concerns regarding the acute shortage of skilled labor in Nepal's industrial sector. The primary reason behind this shortage lies in the youth's inclination towards seeking employment opportunities abroad, leaving the country grappling with a significant gap in its workforce.

In a significant development for Nepal's trade and economic relations, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal announced an agreement to reopen all border crossings between Nepal and China that were operational before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Nepal shares a 1,414-kilometer border with the Tibet Autonomous Region of China, spanning along the majestic Himalayan range.

Targeted efforts needed to further promote FDI in Nepal

Published On: September 30, 2023 07:30 AM NPT By: Republica

Nepal has witnessed a significant uptick in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), marking a promising trajectory for the nation's economic growth and prosperity. The latest data from the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) reveals a commendable 16 percent increase in FDI, with total investments reaching a notable Rs 264 billion by the end of the fiscal year 2021/22.

Nepal’s Alarmingly Growing Public Debt Burden

Published On: September 29, 2023 07:30 AM NPT By: Republica

In a distressing revelation, recent financial data highlights a concerning trend in Nepal's economic landscape. The government's insatiable appetite for debt has grown unabated, adding to the existing burden on the public

A Promising Leap in Energy Market Diversification

Published On: September 28, 2023 07:55 AM NPT By: Republica

In a significant development, Nepal and China have inked a commitment to move ahead with the construction of the Jilong-Keyrung-Rasuwagadhi-Chilime 220 KV Cross-Border Transmission line, a landmark project that signifies China's newfound willingness to cooperate with Nepal in energy distribution.

EVs uptake: Paving the path to a sustainable future for Nepal

Published On: September 27, 2023 07:30 AM NPT By: Republica

In the first two months of the current fiscal year (FY 2023/24), Nepal has seen a substantial surge in the import of electric vehicles (EVs), marking a promising trend towards sustainable development and addressing the nation's critical trade deficit caused by an escalating petroleum import bill.

In the realm of diplomacy and international relations, the significance of seamless coordination and competence among government agencies cannot be overstated. Recent developments involving the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) ordering a halt to Korean Air flights, seemingly without a cohesive and consultative approach within the government, underscore the necessity for effective inter-ministerial collaboration.

Nepal-India Cooperation: A positive momentum for bilateral growth

Published On: September 25, 2023 07:48 AM NPT By: Republica

Nepal and India have recently witnessed a shift in their bilateral relationship, with India demonstrating a notable commitment to fulfilling promises and driving the implementation of key agreements.

Translate words into tangible actions

Published On: September 24, 2023 07:30 AM NPT By: Republica

In a world fraught with conflicts and human rights violations, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) serves as a vital platform where global leaders come together to address pressing issues affecting nations.