The electoral system to the House of Representatives (HoR) is a mixed system with 60% electedthrough first-past-the-post (FPTP) and 40% by List proportional representation (PR). Parties winseats in parliament in proportion to their share of the vote.
By Kåre Vollan Dec 03, 2023
Nepal NAP process, commenced in 2015, after traversing long distance, ups and downs, emotional fatigue, obstacles like Covid19, finally came up with the final NAP document (Nepal NAP 2021-2050) which was unveiled by the Prime Minister of Nepal on 21 November 2023.
By Dr. Gyanendra Karki Nov 22, 2023
Glaciers are melting at record levels. And we have been witnessing dramatic shifts in temperatures and changing rainfall patterns, which lead to hazards such as droughts, heat waves, floods, glacial lake outburst floods and landslides. These extreme events threaten food security.
By Hanaa Singer-Hamdy Nov 22, 2023
President Biden’s likely decision to skip COP28 has further worsened these concerns. The symbolic gesture of the US President’s absence could be interpreted as a weakening of the US’s commitment to addressing human induced climate change.
By Arup Rajouria Nov 17, 2023
Alas, it has taken hardly a half dozen years – and two parliamentary elections under this dispensation – to see all hopes of any decent governance dashed. These years have resembled a bad tele serial of unending scams and corruption at the highest level of parties and governments they lead.
By Dipak Gyawali Nov 06, 2023
In Nepal, the Employment Permit System (EPS) has been in effect since 2008. About 97,000 people have grabbed job opportunities so far. Currently, about 44,000 people are currently working in Korea. For this year only, a total of 20,000 people are expected to be dispatched to Korea by the end of 2023.
By Park Tae-Young Nov 05, 2023
The escalation of the Israeli-Hamas crisis, with the possibility of wider regional involvement, has the potential to further strain relations within the Middle East and beyond. This strain could severely strain regional and international co-operation on climate solutions, a crucial aspect in addressing human induced climate change
By Arup Rajouria Oct 28, 2023
A notable component of this initiative was the construction of the Kathmandu-Lhasa Railway, aimed to establish a railway connecting Nepal's capital, Kathmandu, to Lhasa, Tibet, with the potential to significantly bolster trade and connectivity between the two nations. Furthermore, there was a commitment to invest in Nepal's hydropower sector, a critical facet of meeting Nepal's energy demands.
By Dr. Bipin Adhikari Oct 26, 2023
Not only on the internal resource mobilization front, government suffered setback on external resource mobilization (both grant and loan), too. Available data reveal that in the last five years, on average, only about 51 percent of the targeted foreign loan has been received, the achievement being only 42 percent last FY. More than seven hundred thousand people left the country for employment outside of Nepal, which is an indication of deplorable condition within the country.
By Dr. Tilak Rawal Oct 12, 2023
Situated in the southwestern region of Tibet, Mansarovar Lake is a mere 50 kilometers from the border of Nepal's Humla district to the northwest. Nestled at an elevation of 4,590 meters above sea level, it stands as one of the highest freshwater lakes in Asia, with Tilicho Lake in Nepal being the highest at 4,919 meters.
By Bishnu Dev Pant Oct 08, 2023