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The Indian embassy estimated that some 6,000 to 8,000 Indians would benefit from the current amnesty. An estimated 20,000 Nepali migrant workers were expected to benefit from the amnesty. Nepal's embassy said around 20 undocumented Nepalese visit ...
The third story, on migrant workers, is forthcoming. In 2013, the villagers worked together to build a school in Basuling, hoping it would be the start of a regular education for their children, Lohar says.

Unveiling the Current Macroeconomic and Financial Situation of Nepal (Based on Two Months' Data) of Fiscal Year 2016/17, the central bank concluded that the macroeconomic condition was gaining traction with rising capital expenditure, rebound in ...
"Nepal has been asking Saudi Arabia and Malaysia to sign labor agreement on all types of labors. However, the agreement could not reach a logical conclusion as both the countries are insisting on signing agreements only for housemaids and other ...
Siraha, Oct 20: Bishnu Prasad Shah of Majhura village is a Qatar-based migrant worker. After hard labor for over a decade, Shah built a concrete house in his village and purchased a piece of land in Lahan.

Nepal only has to look across its southern border to see how financial instruments can multiply the gains from remittances.
When Pavitra left her family and four children in Nepal to go to Oman as a domestic worker, she had high hopes that the job would provide the money her family needed for medical bills.
According to Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Nepal airlines saw its passenger traffic swell by a robust 90 percent during the period January-June to take second place after Qatar Airways.
Kathmandu, Oct 17: The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal police has arrested a murder convict Raju Ghale, 35, after 15 years of crime committed under the effect of alcohol.
... will follow as a result of this deferment will include the workers, particularly the Asian Migrants' Coordinating Body (AMCB), who are the ones campaigning strongly on this issue," said Eman Villanueva of the AMCB and the Filipino migrant workers ...
According to Mani Ratna Shakya, president of the Federation of Nepal Gold and Silver Dealers' Association (Fenegosida), daily sales of the yellow metal totalled 45-50 kg during the same period last year.
Oct 16, 2016- The government has lifted the restriction on Nepali workers from working in Afghanistan. The erstwhile KP Oli government had imposed the ban on Nepali migrants from going to Afghanistan as work destination following a deadly blast in a ...
The CP which is a voluntary regional consultative process for the contractual labour originating countries in Asia now comprises 12 countries namely Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka ...
In a letter drafted and sent to FIFA's president, Gianni Infantino, the FNV asked the soccer association to pay damages to a Bangladeshi migrant worker, Nadim Sharaful Alam, by the end of this month or a court case will be filed in Zurich. According to ...
Gyeonggi Nambu police Agency parade cash confiscated from the suspected foreigners involved in illegal hundi transaction, on Tuesday, October 12, 2016.

The Chinese student, 30, and the Nepalese migrant worker, 36, allegedly received requests from about 3,500 Nepalese workers to send money to the workers' families in Nepal. The offences allegedly occurred between August 2011 and August 2016.
Hong Kong - With offers such as zero transaction fees and immediate cash withdrawal, Hong Kong-based e-wallet service TNG is targeting smartphone-savvy migrant workers with a newly launched instant money transfer service to 12 countries. Migrant ...
In a letter drafted and sent to FIFA's president, Gianni Infantino, the FNV asked the soccer association to pay damages to a Bangladeshi migrant worker, Nadim Sharaful Alam, by the end of this month or a court case will be filed in Zurich. According to ...
Gyeonggi Nambu police Agency parade cash confiscated from the suspected foreigners involved in illegal hundi transaction, on Tuesday, October 12, 2016.
The Chinese student, 30, and the Nepalese migrant worker, 36, allegedly received requests from about 3,500 Nepalese workers to send money to the workers' families in Nepal. The offences allegedly occurred between August 2011 and August 2016.
Hong Kong - With offers such as zero transaction fees and immediate cash withdrawal, Hong Kong-based e-wallet service TNG is targeting smartphone-savvy migrant workers with a newly launched instant money transfer service to 12 countries. Migrant ...
In March, Amnesty International published a report saying workers at the Khalifa International Stadium, mostly from Bangladesh, India and Nepal, were lied to about their salaries, went unpaid for months and were housed in squalid accommodation, which ...
They also discussed various bilateral and quadrilateral road and rail connectivity projects related to the forums for regional cooperation such as Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal (BBIN) and Bangladesh, China, India, Myanmar (BCIM). "Bangladesh looks ...
The members of the Nepali delegation to the Summit included Foreign Secretary Shanker Das Bairagi and Nepali Ambassador to Thailand Khaga Nath Adhikari among senior officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Embassy of Nepal in Bangkok.
MyCash Online's e-wallet service which lets migrant workers reload phone credit, pay bills, buy bus tickets and more is the winner at the Seedstars Kuala Lumpur pitching contest, edging out 10 other Malaysian-based startups, writes QISHIN TARIQ.
In 2016, the top recipients of remittances are, in nominal US dollar terms, India, China, The Philippines, Mexico and Pakistan and, in terms of remittances as a share of GDP, Nepal, Liberia, Tajikistan, Kyrgyz Republic and Haiti. Amid a backdrop of ...
It's been over one year since two devastating earthquakes rocked Nepal in April and May 2015. The earthquakes and aftershocks claimed the lives of nearly 9,000 people, and left nearly 1.1 million children without shelter ... Her father left the family ...
This is a usual story of Nepali migrant workers returning home from India. Every Dashain they are ... Five thousand to six thousand Nepali labors enter Nepal on a daily basis from Nepalgunj border, informed Area police Station, Jamunaha. Chief of the ...
Kathmandu, Oct 7: The overall departures of migrant workers have settled at a new lower level since the devastating earthquake in April last year, according to the recently published Nepal Development Updates report of the World Bank. From an average ...
Even though no one seems to really care that much, there is no denying that Nepal missed the first, second, and third industrial revolutions.
Given this context, the contraction of employment opportunities in the countries where they are employed will lead to incident of poverty in such families, the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) said in its recent report, suggesting the need for addressing this ...
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for finance Krishna Bahadur Mahara today said the government had failed to guide its nation's youths to the right direction during the Maoist insurgency in Nepal, leading to more than 40 per cent of the country's ...
The rest of the money goes on repayment of the loan borrowed, health, education of the family members and consumption, according to the Nepal Rastra Bank which conducted a sample survey of 320 remittance recipient households in 16 districts in all five ...
So hundreds of thousands of young and enterprising Nepalis will be filling up the online DV forms between October 4th and November 7th, the 33-day application window so graciously granted by uncle Sam this year.
The rest of the money goes on repayment of the loan borrowed, health, education of the family members and consumption, according to the Nepal Rastra Bank which conducted a sample survey of 320 remittance recipient households in 16 districts in all five ...
Dhurba B.K. attends a gathering of Nepalese migrant workers in Doha, Qatar. B.K. is one of about 400,000 Nepalese workers there, many of whom struggled with whether to stay after an April 2015 earthquake damaged huge portions of Nepal. Image by Shilu ...
Kathmandu, Sept 28: Like every government of the past, the present government too began with a pledge to carry out reforms in the foreign employment sector.
migrant workers returning home from India through Rupaidiha border to celebrate Dashain, in Nepalgunj, on Wednesday, September 28, 2016.
Minister for Labour and employment Surya Man Gurung said Nepal lacked a proper system, making it difficult to manage numerous sectors in the country.
Kathmandu, Sept 27: Looming economic crisis in the gulf countries dims the prospects for the Nepali economy as migrant workers there are facing unprecedented problems and demand for workers from the countries has also declined over the past few ...
Minister for Labour and employment Surya Man Gurung said Nepal lacked a proper system, making it difficult to manage numerous sectors in the country.
By late 2015, there were 11 Nepalese migrant workers, including B.K., in comas or vegetative states at Rumailah hospital, according to an investigation led by Ramesh Prasad Khanal, chief of protocol at Nepal's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and who leads ...
Kathmandu, Sept 27: Some four months since the imposition of a ban on the employment of Nepali migrant workers in four conflict-ravaged countries, the government is making final preparations to allow security guards to work in those countries under ...
Kathmandu, Sept 27: Nearly 52.1 percent of Nepali migrant workers still rely on informal channel like local landlords and traders for loans to finance their foreign employment trip, requiring them to allocate a major chunk of their earnings for the ...
At a typical labour camp there can be a Pakistani block, Indian block, Nepali block or Bangladeshi block. Javed Iqbal ... Now he owns two houses and several acres of land in the village," Muhammad Iqbal, a migrant worker from Gujranwala district, told IPS.
Addressing the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) today, he argued that the Nepal's Constitution was not a rigid document rather a living and dynamic document' capable of addressing any remaining or new issues within its ...
As the number of Nepalis leaving for foreign jobs decreased significantly over the last year, its impact has been clearly seen in remittance inflow whose size is around 30% of the national economy, according to Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB), the central bank ...


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