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“There are several reasons Nepal should prioritise Nepal-Swiss ties”

In this fifth episode of the FSi podcast, we talk with Sushil Thapa, Vice-President of the Nepal-Swiss Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the past …

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SEBON’s new amendment paves way for issuing ‘green bonds’. What is a green bond?

The Securities Board of Nepal (SEBON) has revised its Initial Public Offering (IPO) regulations through the seventh amendment to the regulations on securities registration and …

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NRB introduces stringent directives for non-performing loan categorisation

The central bank has introduced stringent rules to minimise credit risk and ensure a sound financial system. Any non-performing loans (NPLs) can be recategorised under …

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What are ‘Non-Performing Loans’ and ‘Loan Loss Provision’?

Non-performing loans (NPLs), also known as bad loans, are loans that are in default or at the risk of defaulting when they are not serviced …

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Indian cabinet approves 10-year power purchase agreement with Nepal

The Indian cabinet has approved an agreement to purchase 10,000 MW of electricity from Nepal in the next 10 years. Nepals ambassador to India, Dr. …

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Measuring private sector contribution to the country’s economy

The Federation of Nepals Chamber of Commerce and Industries (FNCCI) and International Finance Corporation (IFC) jointly released a baseline study last week on Nepals private …

Economy  the_farsight

JUICE: Exploring Jupiter and its enigmatic moons

In recent interplanetary missions, Indias space missions are on the news. First, Indias recent triumph in landing a probe near the lunar south pole. Now, …

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What is polarity in international relations?

In International Relations, polarity refers to the distribution of power among states in the global system which can be categorised into three main types: unipolarity, …

Blog  the_farsight

‘Water scarcity’ and economic concepts that shape decisions on resource allocation

Individuals, businesses, and societies make decisions on an everyday basis that determine how resources are allocated in various economic scenarios, from personal finance choices and …

Blog  the_farsight

763 monsoon disaster incidents claim 73 lives, damage 113 public projects and properties

Monsoon-induced disasters wreaked havoc in the country in the past few months, according to the stats of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Authority …

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A new 5-year trade strategy comes into effect with an expanded list of 32 products

On 17 July 2023, the Ministry of Industries, Commerce, and Supplies (MoICS) introduced its fourth trade development strategy Nepal Trade Integration Strategy 2023 (NTIS 2023) …

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State-of-art cyber bureau building under the assistance of Korean government underway

Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), the South Korean governmental agency for Official Development Assistance (ODA) is assisting Nepal to build a state-of-art cyber bureau building …

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