Dye deals

August 3, 2018 12:00 pm

Although they started out with just making customized t-shirts, Shibori Nepal have expanded their brand to the point that they are actually opening up a concept store in Jhamsikhel, Lalitpur very soon. Arshiya KC, the founder and owner of the brand, calls Shibori a made in Nepal brand that is waywardly trying to revolutionize the clothing industry in Nepal. She adds that the company views garments more like an art form and all of their pieces are handmade and are made by utilizing the resources available in Nepal.

BERLIN, July 10: German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang held talks on Monday in Berlin, and stressed their commitment to a multilateral trade system in the wake of trade disputes with Washington.

KATHMANDU, June 19: Prime Minister KP Oli, who is leaving for Beijing on a six-day official visit at the invitation of his Chinese counterpart on Tuesday, has said that Nepal will reach some key agreements with China keeping its national interests at the center.

KATHMANDU, June 18: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that he will sign some bilateral agreements during his China visit.

BEIJING, June 4: China has balked at stepping up its purchases of American products, raising the odds of a trade war, if President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to tax billions of dollars’ worth of Chinese imports.

RUKUM, June 4: The Karnali Province government has initiated necessary work to validate insurgency-era land transactions carried out by the then parallel government run by the Maoist rebels.

DANG/  RUKUM, April 13: At a time when the CPN (Maoist Center) is pressing to legalize decisions taken by the 'people's government' during the Maoist armed insurgency, including the validation of land transactions, the issue has sharply divided the provincial governments of Karnali Province and Province 5.

KATHMANDU, March 30: Prime Minister KP Oli, who is paying a three-day state visit to India next week at the invitation of his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, has directed government officials to prepare a brief agenda including expediting implementation of agreements reached between the two countries in the past.

DANG, Feb 28: Province 5 has been preparing to validate land transactions done during the conflict era by the Maoist-run 'people's government'. The provincial government has come up with five-point conclusion in this regard.

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: Nepali cricket bodies on Tuesday said that they will be steadfastly implementing the agreement reached with the representatives of the International Cricket Council (ICC).

RUKUM / DANG, Dec 22: After achieving clean sweep victories in the local elections held earlier this year, the elected local representatives from the CPN (Maoist Center) in Rukum made a big decision to validate the conflict-era land transactions carried out by the 'people's government' during the insurgency period.

BEIJING (AP) , Nov 9:  President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized the “very one-sided and unfair” trade relationship between the U.S. and China, but stopped short of castigating Chinese President Xi Jinping by saying he doesn’t blame the country for taking advantage of the U.S.

Nov, 6: CHELSEA 1 MANCHESTER UNITED 0, Alvaro Morata’s second-half header secured Chelsea a 1-0 win over Manchester United in a compelling Premier League clash on Sunday as Jose Mourinho’s return to Stamford Bridge ended in defeat.

Child brides in ‘package deals’

October 14, 2017 00:29 am

She was married in a no-frills ceremony to the man who paid her mother 30,000 rupees.

SHANGHAI, Sept 27: Planemaker Bombardier Inc aims to close deals with Chinese airlines in upcoming months and is in talks with the country’s three biggest airlines, a senior Bombardier executive said on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 21: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is paying a five-day state visit to India from August 23, with the main agenda of bringing the agreements reached between the two countries on various occasions into implementation.

KATHMANDU, July 31: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has started investigation into the controversial multi-million rupees land procurement deals made by the state-owned Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC).

WASHINGTON, July 21: A secretive U.S. government panel has objected to at least nine acquisitions of U.S. companies by foreign buyers so far this year, people familiar with the matter said, a historically high number that bodes poorly for China's overseas buying spree.

KATHMANDU, July 17: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has inquired about the financial irregularities worth multi-million rupees that took place while purchasing land plots to build storage facilities for Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) at various places in the country.

KATHMANDU, July 13:  The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has been keeping a close watch on the purchase deals of medical equipment at government hospitals after allegations of irregularities surfaced in local media.

ISLAMABAD, May 14: Pakistan signed new deals with China on Saturday worth nearly $500 million ahead of Beijing's international forum on its "Silk Road" trade and infrastructure initiative for Asia, Africa and Europe, the Pakistani government said.

CHITWAN, May 13: A bomb hoax at Nepali Congress liaison office near Bharatpur's central bus terminal was dealt with by a Nepal Army bomb disposal squad this morning.

KATHMANDU, March 23: Minister for Foreign Affairs Prakash Sharan Mahat said on Wednesday that Nepal has almost completed all the preparatory works to sign major agreements with China including One Belt One Road (OBOR), energy cooperation, cross-border economic zone, transit protocol and upgrading roads connecting Kodari and Rasuwagadhi border points.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: Former Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Kamal Thapa has criticized the current government for 'failing to expedite the implementation of various agreements reached with China' during the premiership of KP Sharma Oli.

Chinese state media warned U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday against flip-flopping on trade deals in Asia, as Asia-Pacific leaders gathered for a summit amid fears that growing protectionism will stunt global economic growth.

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Former Chief Secretary Leela Mani Poudyal, who has been recommended as Nepal's ambassador to China, said he accepted the position mainly with a commitment to implement the bilateral agreements reached between Nepal and China earlier this year.

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: Prime Minister Puspa Kamal Dahal has told former ministers for foreign affairs and experts of the field that he wouldn't give priority to signing any new agreement with India during his upcoming visit to the southern neighbor.