As we witnessed the epilogue of the climate summit in Dubai, Dubai was able to converge the focus of the world for the past four weeks, not with its skyscrapers and desert adventures. Rather this time, it has been the host of COP-28, a global platform that discerns the global perspective on Climate Change.

WASHINGTON, June 30: The World Bank on Wednesday pledged to boost available funding for COVID-19 vaccine purchases and deployment to $20 billion from a previous target of $12 billion, citing a sharp increase in overall financing demand from developing countries.

WASHINGTON/RAMALLAH, Sep 1: The United States on Friday halted all funding to a U.N. agency that helps Palestinian refugees in a decision further heightening tensions between the Palestinian leadership and the Trump administration.

Stop funding illiberalism

May 8, 2018 00:30 am

It is unacceptable that EU taxpayer money is being used to prop up vanity projects of illiberal elites who show no compunction about undermining democratic institutions

KATHMANDU, April 25: Federation of Woman Entrepreneurs' Associations of Nepal (FWEAN), the apex body of women Entrepreneurs in Nepal, has organized a roundtable discussion on the need to increase entrepreneurship development fund loan for SMEs promoted by women.

New Delhi, Mar 29: An Indian billionaire who promised to help fund a rival to Facebook said Wednesday he had been "overwhelmed" with the response as the world grapples with concerns about data privacy.

Perils of public media funding

March 21, 2018 00:30 am

By favoring docile journalism, or by cutting subsidies to critical media voices, governments are distorting media markets to their advantage

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: A group of five financial institutes led by Laxmi Bank Ltd and Swet Ganga Hydropower and Construction Company has signed a facility agreement to finance the 28.1 MW run-of-the-river Lower Likhu Hydro Project, on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) has decided to set up an investment company to make significant investment in the infrastructure sector of Nepal.

BONN, Nov 16: French president Emmanuel Macron sent a pulse of excitement racing through the Bonn climate summit with a speech seizing the mantle of climate leadership from the US.

WASHINGTON, Oct 26: President Donald Trump and fellow Republicans latched onto revelations tying Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign to a dossier of allegations about his ties to Russia. The president said Wednesday it was a “disgrace” that Democrats had helped pay for research that produced the document.

KATHMANDU, August 19: Moved by the plight of fellow-Nepalis, thousands in the Nepali diaspora have been donating through crowd funding  for the relief of flood victims. Over 100,000 US dollars has been raised through various fund raising platforms as of Friday.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans and Democrats forged a hard-won agreement Sunday night on a huge $1 trillion-plus spending bill that would fund the day-to-day operations of virtually every federal agency through September, denying President Donald Trump funding for a border wall and rejecting his cuts to popular domestic programs.

KATHMANDU, April 4: UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, has said it regrets the decision by the United States (US) to deny any future funding for its life-saving work the world over.

President Donald Trump's call for $1.5 billion this year to help build a wall along the border with Mexico could be in jeopardy as fellow Republicans in Congress weigh delaying a decision on the request.

Seven sports, including badminton, are looking to challenge UK Sport's decision to stop funding their programs for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

KATHMANDU, Oct. 4: At the meeting today of the Legislature-Parliament, Members of Parliament emphasized on the need for state funding to political parties based on the votes they received in order to ensure free, fair and fearless elections.

LONDON, Aug 13: The British government promised Saturday to keep paying for European Union-funded agriculture, infrastructure and science projects until 2020, even if Britain leaves the bloc before then.

KATHMANDU, July 2: After the end of the decade long Maoist insurgency, five schools were established in each development region under the management of Shahid Pratisthan Nepal.

KATHMANDU, June 30: German donors have accused Ramesh Dhamala, chairman of Children's Welfare Organization (CWO), Dhading of misusing donations provided by them for the education of orphans.