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Muna Sunuwar

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.

Nepal Food Corporation sets aside Rs 332 million to buy goats

Published On: September 8, 2017 07:29 AM NPT By: Muna Sunuwar

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: Nepal Food Corporation (NFC) has set aside Rs 332 million for the purchase of goats and mountain goats for the Dashain festival.

Fair price market comes into operation in Kathmandu Valley

Published On: September 2, 2017 08:22 AM NPT By: Muna Sunuwar

KATHMANDU, Sept 1: The government-operated fair price shops have come into operation from Friday in nine different locations of the Kathmandu Valley.

Tomato price hits the roof

Published On: August 25, 2017 03:57 AM NPT By: Muna Sunuwar

KATHMANDU, August 25: The price of tomato in the Kathmandu Valley has hit the roof due to low supply from the farms, traders say.

Foreign experience comes handy for restaurant business

Published On: August 21, 2017 08:03 AM NPT By: Muna Sunuwar

KATHMANDU, August 21: The trend of opening eateries has picked up in the capital city in recent years, expanding the horizon of the Nepali food service industry. There are many new and happening restaurants around town that people returning from abroad have opened.

Dairy farmers to get Rs 4.14 per liter from DDC’s hiked price

Published On: August 19, 2017 08:51 AM NPT By: Muna Sunuwar

KATHMANDU, August 19: Dairy farmers who sell milk to Dairy Development Cooperation (DDC) will get Rs 4.14 per liter from the hiked price of milk, while the dairy industries will get only Rs 1.86. DDC had hiked the price of milk by Rs 6 per liter, effective from Thursday.

Vegetable supplies to Ktm down by 100 tons

Published On: August 15, 2017 10:44 AM NPT By: Muna Sunuwar

KATHMANDU, Aug 14: Recent floods in the eastern part of Nepal have caused the supply of vegetables to the Kathmandu Valley to go down by at least 100 tons.

Vegetable market unshaken by obstructions along Narayanghat-Mugling road

Published On: July 24, 2017 10:11 AM NPT By: Muna Sunuwar

KATHMANDU, July 23: The Narayanghat-Mugling road section saw recurring obstructions the past year, but it had little effect on the vegetable supply of the Kathmandu Valley. A surplus of vegetable supply from neighboring districts has prevented substantial change in the price, which is different in comparison to the previous year's high prices.

Vegetable prices up as season end nears

Published On: July 19, 2017 10:40 AM NPT By: Muna Sunuwar

KATHMANDU, July 18: Wholesale price of vegetables has started to climb up as the end of growing season nears. Seasonal vegetables like tomato (small), eggplant, cow pea, French bean and capsicum have seen consecutive price hike in the last three days.

Upgrade of Biratnagar Milk Supply Scheme expected to eradicate 'milk holiday'

Published On: July 17, 2017 05:30 AM NPT By: Muna Sunuwar

KATHMANDU, July 16: The upgrading of Biratnagar Milk Supply Scheme's capacity in producing powdered milk is expected to eradicate 'milk holiday' in Nepal.

Ginger price falls as export to India decreases

Published On: July 13, 2017 08:53 AM NPT By: Muna Sunuwar

KATHMANDU, July 12: The wholesale price of ginger has gone down in the Nepali market as its supply has swollen due to decreasing export to India since 2015.

Honey producers fail to meet even domestic demand

Published On: July 12, 2017 04:00 AM NPT By: Muna Sunuwar

KATHMANDU, July 11: While production of honey is growing with every passing year, Nepali beekeepers have not been able to meet even the domestic demand.

Veg prices fall on improved supplies

Published On: July 10, 2017 12:30 AM NPT By: Muna Sunuwar

KATHMANDU, July 10: Wholesale price of seasonal vegetables has plunged due to oversupply in the market.

Patanjali eats away at Nepali ayurvedic companies' market share

Published On: July 5, 2017 10:00 AM NPT By: Muna Sunuwar

KATHMANDU, July 5: More Nepalis are opting Patanjali ayurvedic products even though the country is rich in terms of medicinal herbs and aromatic plants.

Nepalis splurging on trendy clothings

Published On: June 15, 2017 04:30 AM NPT By: Muna Sunuwar

KATHMANDU, June 14: What comes to your mind when you think of summer? For an average person, it is the season of scorching heat but for fashionistas, it is the season to try out the new trends in the fashion world.