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Global IME Bank holds interaction program in Seoul urging Korean investors to invest in Nepal

Sunakhari News/Kathmandu- Global IME Bank Limited and Global Money Express have organized an interaction program in Seoul, South Korea, urging the South Korean investors and Nepali community there to invest in Nepal. Speaking at the program, Finance Minister Janardan Sharma said that foreign direct investment and remittances are of great importance to save the country's economy at the present time when the foreign exchange reserves have decreased significantly. Finance Minister Sharma has r....

Gateway College Recognized as One of Top 5 Hotel Management College in Nepal

Sunakhari News/ Kathmandu. New Business Age Pvt Ltd organized the sixth edition of the Newbiz B-Schools Ratings, Ranking and Awards on 17th August 2022 at Radisson Hotel Kathmandu. According to the organizers, the best colleges were awarded in four different categories from among more than 2,300 business schools across the country. A total of 16 colleges were awarded in four different categories in the ceremony. Birgunj Public College (BPC) & Novel Academy Kaski were awarded top B Scho....

Cathay Pacific Cargo introduces Fly Greener, the carbon-offset programme for air freight

Sunakhari News / Kathmandu. Cathay Pacific is taking the lead in aviation’s sustainability efforts in Asia with the extension of Fly Greener to its air cargo services. Fly Greener is a carbon-offset programme powered by an integrated carbon emissions calculator, as part of the airline’s commitment to tackling climate change by achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.   The new carbon emissions calculator works out the carbon emissions of shipments and the cost to offset them ....

Winners of “Hyundai Festive Delight 2078” Offer Announced

Sunakhari News/ Kathmandu - The winners of the “Hyundai Festive Delight 2078” offer have been announced by Laxmi Intercontinental Pvt. Ltd, the sole authorized distributor of Hyundai motors in Nepal. Customers had the opportunity to win grand prizes and cash discounts on every purchase of Hyundai cars. With the purchase of Hyundai Cars, every customer had a chance to get guaranteed attractive cash discount upto 3 Lakhs + Free one year comprehensive insurance & Road Tax, additional cas....

Role of Trade Facilitation- Promoting Women-Led Enterprises Access to International Markets

Sunakhari News/ Kathmandu - During the Sixth International Women’s Trade Expo and Symposium 2022, Federation of Woman Entrepreneurs’ Association of Nepal (FWEAN) and South Asia Watch on Trade, Economics and Environment (SAWTTE), jointly organized a Panel Discussion on “Role of Trade Facilitation- Promoting Women-Led Enterprises Access to International Markets.   Opening the program, Ms. Dikshya Singh, Programme Coordinator, SAWTEE highlighted women-led that empirical studies hav....

Ukraine war: Zelensky fires security chief and top prosecutor

Sunakhari News/ Kathmandu- President Volodymyr Zelensky has fired the head of Ukraine's security agency (SBU) and the prosecutor general, citing many cases of treason in the two powerful organisations.   He said more than 60 former employees were now working against Ukraine in Russian-occupied areas. A total of 651 collaboration and treason cases had been opened against law enforcement officials, he added.   The sacked officials, Ivan Bakanov and Iryna Venediktova, have ....

World Bank approves $100 Million to SupportKey Reforms for Nepal’s Green, Resilient, and Inclusive Development

Sunakhari News/ Kathmandu - The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved a $100 million development policy credit(DPC) to help improve the enabling environment for Nepal’sgreen, climate-resilient, and inclusive development pathway.This is the first in a programmatic series of threeDPCs on Green, Resilient and Inclusive Development (GRID).   “In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Bank has pivoted its program in Nepal to focus supportto the Government to....

Government of Nepal and World BankSign $80 Million Project to Improve Water Supply and Sanitation Services in Nepal

Sunakhari News/ Kathmandu- The Government of Nepal and the World Bank signed an agreement equivalent to $80 million (approximately Rs. 10 billion) concessional loan for a project to improve the delivery of water and sanitation services and promote integrated water resources management.   The agreement was signed by the Finance Secretary, Mr. Madhu Kumar Marasini, on behalf of the Government of Nepal, and the World Bank Country Director for Maldives, Nepal, and Sri Lanka, Mr. Faris ....

Texas migrant deaths: Suspected truck driver is charged

Sunakhari News/ Kathmandu- The suspected driver of a truck found abandoned in Texas with dozens of bodies inside has been charged with migrant smuggling resulting in death.   Homero Zamorano was found posing as a migrant in a bush near the lorry in San Antonio and arrested by police. Some 53 people died in the tragedy, many of heatstroke and dehydration, after being shut inside the truck in blistering heat without any water. It is the deadliest human trafficking incident in US histor....

Regional Trade and Connectivity in South Asia Gets More Than $1 Billion Boost from World Bank

Sunakhari News/ Kathmandu - The World Bank today approved $1.03 billion of financing to help improve regional trade in Bangladesh and Nepal by reducing trade and transport costs and transit time along the regional corridors.   The Accelerating Transport and Trade Connectivity in Eastern South Asia (ACCESS) Program Phase 1 will help the respective governments address the key barriers to regional trade ─ manual and paper-based trade processes, inadequate transport and trade infrastru....