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Posted in Business Coronavirus outbreak demand global economy global production Purchasing Managers' Indexes (PMIs)

Pandemic slams Asia’s factories, activity hits financial crisis lows

SYDNEY: Asia’s factory activity was ravaged in April, business surveys showed on Monday, and the outlook dimmed further as government…

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WorldLink’s support

KATHMANDU: WorldLink has established isolated teams across the country to ensure its network is up and running in the wake…

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Posted in Business Coronavirus outbreak Covid-19 farmers nepal nepal business Nepal economy

Farmers forced to destroy produce due to lack of market

Kathmandu, April 3: Farmers have started destroying their agricultural products as they have not been getting a market due to…

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Covid-19, Nepal and the hygiene hypothesis

Historical sites like Kathmandu Darbar Squares looked deserted as Nepalis chose to stay indoors amidst COVID-19 pandemic scare. Photo: ALISHA…

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Posted in Cholera Cholera outbreak Coronavirus outbreak Covid-19 COVID-19 pandemic Kathmandu Latest Nepal Old Kathmandu pandemic public health

Cholera in the time of COVID-19

Patan Darbar Square Photograph taken by Bourne and Sheperd in 1870. Photo: The British Library Kathmandu in the 1880s was…

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Kathmandu in the time of cholera

Patan Darbar Square Photograph taken by Bourne and Sheperd in 1870. Photo: The British Library Kathmandu in the 1880s was…

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Korean Air, Thai Airways reduce flights

Kathmandu, March 17 The number of flight cancellations by international airline companies has been rising due to the coronavirus outbreak….

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‘Investments made by several hotels are at risk now’

The country’s tourism sector has been badly affected by the coronavirus outbreak. The occupancy rate of hotels has drastically dropped…

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Posted in Arpana Ale Magar Asian Development Bank Business coronavirus Coronavirus outbreak health check-up international promotional activities Sujan Dhungana Tourism Minister Visit Nepal 2020 Visit Nepal-2020 campaign VN 2020 campaign WHO World Health Organisation Yogesh Bhattarai

‘Govt will provide incentives to private sector to recover losses’

Recently, the government declared a halt to all the international promotional activities scheduled for the Visit Nepal 2020 campaign considering…

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Coronavirus outbreak could shave off Nepal’s economy by $36.78 million

15,880 jobs could be lost depending on how the virus evolves Kathmandu, March 6 The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak will…

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NRB vows refinancing pill for COVID-19 ills

Kathmandu, March 2 Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has said that refinancing facility will be provided on loans issued in sectors…

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Let’s call off Visit Nepal Year 2020

Fewa lake in Pokhara. Photo: KUNDA DIXIT Earlier this month, Nepal declared what every country wishes it could say with…