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Nationalism, migration and the impending job crisis

Communist parties have always disliked the idea of out-migration yet have done little to help Nepalis stay back. Read the…

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Big story of small pox in Nepal

When we think of Nepal’s history, most political events jump to mind: the expansion of the Gorkhali state, Jang Bahadur’s…

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Earning to adapt to climate crisis

A farmer in Rasuwa district in Nepal where remittances have helped villagers cope with the impact of climate change. Many…

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A tale of two disasters

A child in front of a house in Kathmandu decimated by the earthquake. Photo: UPASANA KHADKA A Nepali worker in…

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Commercially Important People

Photo: BIKRAM RAI There are tens of thousands of Nepalis in India, the Gulf region and elsewhere who have been…

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Nepali workers overseas toil through the pandemic

Photo: Pattabi Raman Many Nepalis abroad who were working in jobs considered ‘unskilled’ are actually doing indispensable work for the…

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Nepalis quarantined in Qatar

Qatar is one of the most popular overseas destination for Nepali workers, and because of that the Gulf state’s strict…

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Visitors arriving at Tribhuvan International Airport. Photo: BIKRAM RAI The COVID-19 epidemic is subsiding in China where it originated, and…

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Crossborder virus and Nepali migrant workers

Nepal’s remittance-based economy has always been vulnerable to international upheavals like tension in West Asia, or economic downturn in Malaysia…

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Forced Migration, Social Capital And Resilience Building

Forced Migration, Social Capital And Resilience Building Read the full story on The Spotlight Loading…

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Zero-sum game in zero-cost migration

An aspirant migrant worker appearing for a job interview in Kathmandu for Dubai-based positions. Photo: UPASANA KHADKA Nepal’s overseas migrant workers bear…

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Chinese farmer strikes roots in Nepal

Photos : JOSIE WANG Standing in his field on the outskirts of Pokhara and below the dazzling snows of the…