KATHMANDU, June 27: The Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) has threatened to stop its financial support for the under-construction Sikta Irrigation Project in Banke as the contractor didn’t carry out the construction work as per the deadline.
KATHMANDU, April 22: Half of the migrant workers have been found to be going abroad for foreign employment under individual labor approval, through middlemen, putting their safety and compensation at risk.
KATHMANDU, Sept 12: For the past few years, 62 years old Yam Kumari Bhusal of Nawalparasi, Madhyebindu-4, has hardly slept at nights. Seven years ago, her son had fled to Saudi Arabia in search of a job. Before leaving, he had told his mother that the days of sorrow will soon be over.
KATHMANDU, Sept 12: For the past few years, 62 years old Yam Kumari Bhusal of Nawalparasi, Madhyebindu-4, has hardly slept at nights. Seven years ago, her son had fled to Saudi Arabia in search of a job.
KATHMANDU, April 16: Foreign Employment Promotion Board(FEPB) has started rescuing Nepali migrant workers who are serving jail terms in different Gulf countries and Malaysia with the help of law experts. The FEPB has already allocated Rs 6.3 m for facilitating the rescue process.
KATHMANDU, Jan 24: While the number of women opting for job abroad is far less as compared to men, they are simply ahead of their male counterparts while it comes to committing suicide. According to a recent report published by International Labor Organization, 24 percent of Nepali women migrant workers committed suicide in 2014/15 whereas the percentage for the male workers stands at 17.