KATHMANDU, Feb 19: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the government has made legal arrangements to address the problems arising from the same individual or group owning both businesses and banks.

The buzz about the E-commerce Bill is increasing day by day since the bill was tabled in parliament for deliberation. Though the buzz started back in 2021, the bill remained stagnant due to political changes in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, July 7: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has made it clear that it does not at all have a policy allowing the operation of any sort of business on the footpaths in the city.

Sept 3: What can employers do if workers avoid COVID-19 vaccines?

KATHMANDU, Sept 1: Since all householders, businessmen and workers in Thamel have been vaccinated against COVID-19, the entrepreneurs based in Thamel have demanded the government create an environment conducive to business in the tourist hub. Thamel, a major business center in Kathmandu, was affected hugely by the COVID-19 pandemic.

NEW YORK, Feb 11: U.S. President Joe Biden said on Wednesday he had approved an executive order for new sanctions on those responsible for the military coup in Myanmar and he repeated demands for the generals to give up power and free civilian leaders.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: State-owned Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has earned a profit of 12.87 billion rupees in the FY 2019/20, compared to a profit of 8.75 billion rupees in the FY 2018/19.

“Let us work!”

December 3, 2020 19:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Businesspersons at Thamel area on Thursday staged a protest demanding resumption of nightlife in the famous tourist hub in the capital city Kathmandu.

POKHARA, Oct 18: Lakeside, the hub for businesses related to tourism in Pokhara, is yet to open, even while the main markets in the Mahendrapul, Chipledhunga, New Road, Sabhagriha Chowk and Prithvi Chowk areas are already open.

Costs of pandemic

March 31, 2020 09:47 am

These are rather peculiar times that we find ourselves in. As the dark clouds of fear and uncertainty hover above, the world desperately lies in wait for that elusive fresh beginning. This is not the first time that a crisis has befallen our planet. As a matter of fact, in all these years of human existence, we have faced and we have overcome horrors far worse than what the current pandemic is shaping up to become. It is estimated that anywhere from one third to half of the population of Europe perished because of the Black Death.

The charm of co-working spaces

August 16, 2019 07:46 am

With more and more people working for themselves and starting their own projects and businesses, co-working spaces have become increasingly popular. According to the website coworker.com, there are more than 10 co-working spaces in Kathmandu. So, what is it that attracts people, especially young entrepreneurs, to these co-working spaces?

JAKARTA, Aug 5: United Nations investigators urged world leaders on Monday to impose targeted financial sanctions on companies linked to the military in Myanmar and said foreign firms doing business with them could be complicit in international crimes.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: The government has disbursed  Rs 758.2 million in interest subsidy for loans floated under a concessional credit scheme for certain agricultural and livestock businesses.  It bears five percent of the interest for loans disbursed by banks and financial institutions.

Life is all about getting up

November 14, 2018 11:22 am

Dear Sadichha, I am a 27-year-old woman currently working for one of the business houses in Kathmandu. I have been working there for the past five years now and many things have changed over the years. My boss recently proposed to me.

ILAM, Oct 24: At a time when local units have come under scrutiny for levying hefty taxes, Ilam Municipality in Province 1 has attempted to mend its ways by reducing tax rates on land and businesses. The local body has also effectively eliminated taxes on street lights and water brigades.

SINGAPORE, June 10: From summit-themed burgers and online scalpers peddling “World Peace” medallions and “Peace Out from Lion City” T-shirts, Singaporeans are cashing in on a historic meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un.

JHAPA, Feb 15: Indian networking businesses, which earlier eased money, drugs and human trafficking, are now being used as medium to import illegal medicines from India and marketing them in Nepal.

KASKI, Oct 24: Authorized businesses in Pokhara have complained that vendors who informally sell goods at the footpaths or small shops have posed threat to their businesses.

NEW DELHI, July 27: India’s nationwide Goods and Services Tax (GST) was meant to unify the $2 trillion economy and make it easier for companies to transact across state borders. Nearly a month on, many are finding that doing business is more complicated than ever.

Adding value to existing businesses

July 20, 2017 11:33 am

Well who doesn’t have Facebook these days and surely enough updating status and checking-in are mundane. But, what if you could gain points for updating a status?

KATHMANDU, June 12: International Financial Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, has said that it was investing US$ 7.3 million into Business Oxygen (BO2) -- a private equity fund.

KATHMANDU, June 11: Different offers introduced by business enterprises in the recent years under their loyalty programs have helped them expand their business and establish their brands. Such policies have also helped them turn occasional buyers into regular customers.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump plans to propose massive tax cuts for businesses big and small as part of an overhaul that he says will provide the biggest tax cuts in U.S. history.

KATHMANDU, March 14: Only 11 industries and companies have sought financial subsidies from the economic revival fund that the government set up to help the private sector hit by the 2015 earthquakes, Tarai turmoil and the unofficial blockade imposed by India.

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: Three organizations have partnered to launch a program to enable 100 high potential women in the mid and far western Nepal to set up small businesses.

Reg Athwal is the chairman of RAW Group & TAO-Inc Family Office, and the founding partner and MD of RTS Global Partners, the leading family business advisory firm in Africa, the Middle East and South Asia.

Who better to sell your product or explain your service than your employees? Make sure all of your employees are well trained and are able to speak to anyone that walks through the door, calls or emails about the benefits your small business offers.

MIRCHAIYA (SIRAHA), June 6: Majhau village is located close to Mirchaiya, an emerging business hub in Siraha district. Recently, the village was merged with Mirchaiya Municipality. Becoming part of a municipality has not changed the face of the erstwhile village.