Lights, shadows and space

During the day, beams of sunlight push in obliquely through the glass windows at Galley Mcube in Lalitpur, dividing the white walls...

Ashish Dhakal

Japanese cosmetics

Japanese cosmetic brands MEISHOKU and MOMOTANI owned by Momotani Juntenkan Ltd have launched their skincare and beauty products in Nepal in partnership...

Made in Nepal peanut butter in Japan

A Japanese social entrepreneur brings skills and income to Khotang’s peanut farmers by finding export market

Sonia Awale

Japan’s political games begin

On 8 July, the Japanese government declared a state of emergency in Tokyo until 22 August, owing to the Covid-19 pandemic. That means the...

Vaccines too little, too late for Nepal?

There is breaking news every other day: the United States donates 2 million Moderna shots to Bangladesh and Pakistan. Denmark announces 250,000...

Sonia Awale

Japan to assist Nepali mothers and children

The Government of Japan is to provide assistance worth $3.47 million to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Nepal, to support families worst-hit...

Nepal-Japan jobs deal still stuck

On 21 December 2020, Prakash Parajuli was waiting at the Tribhuvan International Airport to board his flight to Japan. He had secured...

Upasana Khadka

The vagaries of fate

In her last column, Lisa Choegyal takes us on the Trans-Siberian Railway during the Soviet days

Lisa Choegyal

Nepal’s women envoys make a mark

Nepal has a female president and a Constitution that reserves positions in government and legislatures to women, and in the foreign service...

A Himalayan High

Takashi Miyahara was Nepal’s tourism pioneer who founded Himalayan Kanko Kitatsu and built Hotel Everest View and Syangboche Airfield 50 years ago, and was...

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