Muna Sunuwar is a business correspondent at Republica English Daily. She covers tourism, aviation and energy-related issues. She has been active in professional journalism since 2017.
October 22, 2020 02:45 PM NPT
By: Muna Sunuwar
KATHMANDU, Oct 22: The word ‘organic’ has become really popular among farmers, sellers and consumers in recent days. It has become a selling point for many sellers as it continues to charm people wanting to lead a healthier lifestyle. However, the production of organic food is costlier than commercially-produced food, limiting access to a larger portion of the population. And the ever looming problem of fair price remains stagnant in the market. This is where Safe Food Alliance Nepal (SFAN), a not for profit organization, comes in. It facilitates the production of safe food and also ensures the authenticity of any agricultural product.
September 2, 2020 03:30 PM NPT
By: Muna Sunuwar
KATHMANDU, Sept 2: The government has formally resumed regular flights to and from Nepal after a hiatus of over five months. While a regular flight of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) left for Narita Tuesday midnight, a Malindo Airlines flight from Malaysia landed at Tribhuvan International Airport on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, Aug 20: The government’s plan to make hotel quarantine mandatory for the migrant workers returning home through repatriation flights could possibly put many Nepali migrant workers into trouble.
KATHMANDU, July 30: As the restriction on the operation of hotels comes to an end, hoteliers are working to draw the attention of domestic tourists for instantaneous revival of the country’s hospitality sector.
KATHMANDU, July 30: As the restriction on operation of hotels comes to an end, hotel operators are working to draw the attention of domestic tourists for instantaneous revival of the hospitality sector of the country.
KATHMANDU, July 8: Over 300 manpower companies are unlikely to have their licenses renewed as they have failed to send at least 100 Nepali migrant workers out of the country in a year as per the government’s requirement for license renewal.
KATHMANDU, July 2: Manish Khadka decided to shut down his screen printing business that he had been running in Patan as he was not certain when he would be able to return home from Indonesia. He had left for Indonesia on March 6 for a short trip but was left stranded for more than three months due to abrupt suspension of international flights to and from Nepal.
KATHMANDU, June 19: The process of bringing back Nepali migrant workers’ dead bodies from abroad has started from Friday. A total of 23 dead bodies from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Qatar were brought to Nepal on charter flights carried out as a part of the evacuation operation on the first day.
KATHMANDU, June 13: The airfare of Nepal Airlines Corporation’s (NAC) evacuation flights from Gulf countries was reduced by an extra 100 US dollar on Saturday. The ticket prices had already been revised once prior to the new revision.
KATHMANDU, May 22: As the government prepares to bring the migrant workers back to Nepal, the question on its capacity to hold the operation lingers. Not only because the number is huge, but also because there are challenges the government has to face in order to realize the plan.