Cover Story

A Cure for the Sugar Market Ills

Nepal’s sugar market is in dire need of a complete overhaul. All the major aspects of this essential commodity including the pricing of sugarcane, production and local market pricing of sugar as well as its import are fraught with problems and malpractice. . . . Read more »

Corporate Focus

Soaltee Westend Premier's Green Playbook

Soaltee Hotel Limited, known for pioneering high-end hospitality in Nepal since 1960, has taken the initiative to set up Nepal’s first eco-friendly hotel, Soaltee Westend Premier (SWP) at . . . Read more »

Travelogue

Karan Chaudhary's 17 Day Cross Country Business Trip

Karan Chaudhary, executive director of CG Holdings, is a passionate businessman and a travel and food enthusiast. He says flights bore him while road trips help fulfil his wanderlust. He says road . . . Read more »

Market Watch

Global Uncertainties Hit Oil, Gold and US Dollar, INR Getting Stronger

The price of crude oil surged one percent last month after two Saudi Arabian oil tankers were attacked while sailing on their way towards the Persian Gulf, adding fuel to already tensed situation as . . . Read more »

Dataspeak

Investment Opportunities in Electric Lamp Industry

The statistics related to import of electric lamps and bulbs show that the import of such products has grown at an average annual rate of 19 percent over last 10 years. In FY2017/18, the Nepal’s . . . Read more »

Tourism

Exploring New Potentials in Mountain Tourism

May 14, 2019, was a historic day for mountaineering in Nepal. A first in the mountaineering season for the Himalayas, four mountains standing above 8,000 metres, Everest (8,848 metres), Kanchenjunga . . . Read more »

Interview

“We are trying to emulate China’s economic growth without comparable fundamentals in place”

After the end of the long political transition, Nepal has come to a juncture where the economic prospects for the country have become brighter. There is now a stable government in place and the . . . Read more »

Living +

WHO OWNS THE FUTURE?

In “Who Owns the Future?”, Jaron Lanier, the computer scientist and musician who became the face of virtual reality in the 1990s, pins the devolution and ultimate destruction of the Western middle class on accelerating technological change, and on the internet in . . . Read more »

Business Education

The Growing Charm of Internship in IT Education

IT internships in the country are being collectively evaluated by the college, externals examiner from the university concerned and the company providing the . . . Read more »

Corporate Focus

NICL Seven Decades of Excellence in General Insurance

The month of May, 2019, has become even more remarkable for NICL. On May 19, the company raised its paid-up capital to Rs 1 billion by issuing 65 percent rights . . . Read more »

Economy and Policy

A leading Industry on the Verge of Saturation

For a country like Nepal which is struggling to increase its industrial GDP, the cement industry has outperformed. In 1975, Himal Cement, the first state-owned cement manufacturing facility was . . . Read more »

Business Visitors

“We provide services in Nepal similar to that we provide in any other country”

The US tech giant Microsoft Corporation has been expanding its presence in Nepal in recent years. The Redmond, Washington-based company has been active in providing a number of software and internet . . . Read more »

Business Visitors

“We need to make sure the advertising money is not getting wasted and is reaching the right audience”

To keep pace with the changing market dimensions, the Nepali advertising and marketing sphere has changed a great deal over the last few years. This has led to media and advertising agencies devising . . . Read more »

Nepal Politics

On the Path to Elected Dictatorship

The country has come to such a pass that a few things need to be told directly. Prime Minister KP Oli has been gradually proving right those critics who claimed that he harbours authoritarian . . . Read more »

Stock Taking

Monthly Technical Analysis of Nepse (April 23th 2019 – May 21th 2019)

NEPSE gained 55.2 points(or up 4.39%) to close at 1312.14 last month. Currently, NEPSE is trading above the 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. Last month, 50 days moving average crossed the 200 days moving average from below indicating a golden cross in the market. The average daily volume turnover has increased to NPR 94.38 crores from NPR 53.01 crores. . . . Read more »

Economy and Policy

Wealth Management - An Unexplored Proposition in Nepal

Wealth management is a service that encompasses the overall financial requirement of affluent individuals including investment advisory services. Based on the client’s needs, wealth management . . . Read more »

Women at Work

A Life Built on Learning and Perseverance

The former US Secretary of State Colin Powellonce said, “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure”. Shradha Joshi, executive director . . . Read more »

No Laughing Matter

A Rich Discussion on the Poor

Some people have gobbled up government land in Baluwatar. Others have taken over the capital’s Khulla Manch and Tundikhel. For some time now, the Nepali media has kept itself busy with such petty . . . Read more »

From the Editor

Taking the Credit

The Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) in late April forecasted the country’s economic growth rate at 6.81 percent for the current fiscal year. Though the growth rate falls short of the . . . Read more »

Corporate Movements

Corporate Movements June 2019

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Voices

Voices June 2019

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Crossword

Crossword June 2019

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Biztoon

Biztoon June 2019

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