Published on Dec 25 2018 // Business, Featured, Opinion
Nepal an ideal place for Yunnan companies to start overseas cooperation
By Wu Lingcheng Greetings Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome to ‘Yunnan Specialties Exhibition’ I would like to firstly say thank you for all guests gathering here today, thank you for coming and hopefully in the next two hours program, you will have a better understanding of Yunnan province and Yunnan...

Published on Dec 23 2018 // bignews, Business, Featured
Goods from Yunnan Province hit Nepali market
Former Ambassador of Nepal to the People’s Republic of China (PRC) Tanka Karki has said that Nepal should identify new areas of goods and services to export to China to lower our trade deficit to the northern neighbour. At a programme on Yunnan Specialties Exhibition organized by Yunnan Commercial...

Published on Sep 19 2018 // Business, Featured, Slideshow, World News
Yuan not a weapon in trade row: Chinese Premier Li Keqiang
China has no intention of weakening its currency to help exporters and will not engage in any form of “competitive devaluation” of its exchange rate, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Wednesday, a day after the latest tit-for-tat measures in the US trade war, South China Morning Post reported. Li...

Published on Sep 08 2018 // bignews, Business, Science And Technology, Slideshow
Is Facebook losing young users?
The world largest social media platform Facebook is losing a large number of young users as about one in four of them had removed the app from their smartphones in the past one year, a new Pew Research Center survey said Wednesday. The survey found that a whopping 44 percent of users aged 18-29 have...

Published on Sep 05 2018 // Business, Featured, Slideshow
19 Emirates airline passengers taken ill after plane landed in NY
Nineteen people have been taken ill after an Emirates airline plane landed in New York, officials say. The plane was quarantined at JFK airport as those on board were checked by health officials. Ten were taken to hospital but others refused treatment. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

Published on Mar 06 2018 // Business, World News
Chinese mainland hit $ 131 billion FDI in 2017
China will take a series of new measures this year to solicit more foreign investment, Ning Jizhe, deputy head of the National Development and Reform Commission, said on Tuesday. The country will greatly relax market access, promote investment facilitation and encourage foreign capital entry in more...

Published on Apr 20 2017 // bignews, Business, Featured
Nepal achieves highest economic growth rate in 25 years but challenges galore for retaining it
By Mahendra Subedi Kathmandu: Nepal’s economy turned ‘astounding’ in the fiscal year 2016/17, thanks to regular power supply and subsequent expansion of the industrial output, regular monitoring of the development projects, efforts for good governance, favourable climatic condition,...

Published on Mar 27 2017 // Business, Featured
Bibek Sharma/Kathmandu “The meter billing system in taxi is worthless piece of junk,” said a disgruntled taxi driver as we were just coming across the Department of Transport Management Office in Ekantakuna, Lalitpur. We were discussing about the recent happenings of the country which included the...