Posted in Asian Development Bank Business COVID-19 pandemic COVID-19 testing economic crisis loan to Nepal Shixin Chen testing tracing Treatment

‘Nepal should focus on TESTING, TRACING AND TREATMENT to reopen the economy’

The economic crisis triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic has affected almost everyone in Nepal. Daily wage earners have lost their…

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Rs 100 million premium collected from COVID-19 insurance as cases rise

Kathmandu, May 24 As the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic has been increasing a large number of people are buying…

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Private sector threatens to take to the streets if demands not met in budget

If the situation continues, industrialists will be compelled to commit suicide under financial pressure: Bhawani Rana, FNCCI president Kathmandu, May…

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Remittance income plunges 51pc

Kathmandu, May 17 Nepal’s remittance income plunged 51.4 per cent in the ninth month of the current fiscal, as Nepalis…

Posted in Business COVID-19 pandemic COVID-hit economy government’s policies and programmes government’s programmes and policies Ministry of Finance President Bidya Devi Bhandari

Plan to revive COVID-hit economy missing

Financial liabilities that govt’s programmes will create aren’t easily bearable, say experts Kathmandu, May 15 President Bidhya Devi Bhandari today…

Posted in Business COVID-19 pandemic crisis-hit economy Finance Minister fiscal budget Yubaraj Khatiwada

Fiscal budget to prioritise revitalising crisis-hit economy

Kathmandu, May 10 Finance Minister Yubaraj Khatiwada today mentioned that the budget for the upcoming fiscal year would chiefly dwell…

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Finance minister says revenue gap can be filled through foreign aid

Kathmandu, May 4 Finance Minister Yubaraj Khatiwada has said that the government will fill the revenue gap caused by the…

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Playing politics in a pandemic

Prime Minister Oli heads back to his residence in Baluwatar after the Cabinet meeting on Monday that endorsed an ordinance…

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Newborn deaths and a vision for a post-pandemic Nepal

Photos: MARTY LOGAN According to a recent journal article, it will be 2067 before newborn deaths among the poorest Nepalis…

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Nepal’s New Normal

Illustration: BHANU BHATTARAI The COVID-19 pandemic is like a nightmare that we wish we could suddenly wake up from, realising…

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Nepal locked down, now what?

Empty air space over Nepal after nationwide lockdown and ban on all international and domestic flights goes into effect. Photo:…

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Nepal goes into lockdown for a week

A deserted Tribhuvan International Airport today. All international flights in Nepal have been cancelled from 22-31 March. All Photos: BIKRAM…