KATHMANDU, Jan 15: Keeping in view of the increasing cases of COVID-19, the Department of Foreign Employment (DoFE) in Kathmandu is set to issue labor permits online to aspiring Nepali migrant workers from Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: The recent raids by the Department of Foreign Employment (DoFE) have exposed a ‘syndicate’ of recruitment agencies to supply Nepali workers to Qatar by flouting government regulations with a ‘tacit support’ from the Embassy of Qatar in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: The Department of Foreign Employment (DoFE), Tacahal has suspended issuing labor permit to the migrant laborers for a few days after an employee tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Making foreign employment systematic

February 12, 2019 02:34 am

Now Department of Foreign Employment has prohibited as many as 53 Malaysian companies from hiring Nepali workers due to their ‘dismal track record.’  Total of 67 companies—including four Qatari companies, and five companies each from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates—have been blacklisted.

DoFE announces EPS application form

March 22, 2018 17:53 pm

KATHMANDU, March 22: Department of Foreign Employment (DoFE) has announced application forms for the Korean Language Test under the Employment Permit System (EPS) on Thursday.

CIAA seeks Rs 1m fine, jail for DOFE DG

December 20, 2017 05:00 am

KATMANDU, Dec 20: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Tuesday filed a corruption case against three Department of Foreign Employment (DOFE) officials including its Director General Bishwaraj Pandey at the Special Court on charge of receiving bribes from service seekers.

DoFE chief held over graft

November 16, 2017 05:00 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Wednesday arrested Director General of the Department of Foreign Employment (DoFE) Bishwaraj Pandey on the charge of taking bribe from a manpower agency.

KATHMANDU, Oct 26: The Department of Foreign Employment (DoFE) is mulling over the plan of studying financial health of companies in Saudi Arabia before sending workers there.