Published on: Feb 11, 2024
Fifty years ago, our countries embarked on a journey of friendship, understanding, and collaboration. Today, as we reflect on the past five decades, we can take pride in the progress we have achieved together.
By Park Tae-Young | Jan 30, 2024
In today's dynamic world with climate change, geopolitical tensions, slow Economic growth, and global mobility, Nepal faces significant challenges. Despite its minimal contribution to greenhouse gas emissions, the country bears substantial impacts.
By Hanaa Singer-Hamdy | Jan 31, 2024
Funded by the European Union and led by Helvetas-Nepal in a consortium with two local NGOs, Promotion of Youth Empowerment in Local Governance Process (PROYEL) supported Bheri Municipality. The Youth Panel (YP) members of Bheri Municipality, formed by PROYEL, demonstrated the importance of youth involvement in effectively carrying out rescue and relief operations in disaster.
By Keshab Poudel | Feb 02, 2024
The Helmets-Nepal’s InElam Project's introduction of dragon fruit as a cash crop is helping farmers in Surkhet. For impoverished and marginalized farmers in the rural Surkhet District of the Karnali Province, this has meant lucrative employment opportunities.
By NEW SPOTLIGHT ONLINE | Feb 04, 2024
Under the leadership of Chandra Prasad Dhakal, President of Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI), Global IME Bank is the first private sector bank in Nepal to be selected by the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group. With the largest network in all of Nepal, IFC's $56 million investment in Global IME Bank to strengthen gender and climate finance in Nepal is likely to bring a drastic change.
By A Correspondent | Feb 12, 2024
The Republic of Korea (RoK) has made significant progress in the last fifty years since the establishment of diplomatic relations. Nepal has also benefited from Korean economic prosperity. Korean companies have invested heavily in Nepal, and they have provided employment to a large number of unskilled Nepali workers through the EPS program. Korea is now the fourth-largest foreign investor in Nepal. Nepal and Korea, although geographically distant, share many historical and cultural similarities. Every year, 30,000 Koreans visit Nepal for trekking in the Himalayas and pilgrimage to Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha. Additionally, many young Nepalese people are learning Taekwondo and enjoying K-Pop. Nepal-Korea relations are deepening further.
By Keshab Poudel | Feb 15, 2024