Karnali to Korea dream dashed in Kathmandu

Desperation to migrate collides with excessive police force

Speaking the language of overseas work

This is the 18th instalment of Diaspora Diaries, a regular series in Nepali Times with stories of Nepalis living and working abroad. Raju SubediI never...

Nepal-Korea polytechnic

Nepal and Korea have signed an agreement worth $8.6 million to establish a polytechnic institute for construction workforce development in Province 2....

Long wait over, Nepalis return to Korea

When Aakash KC flew to Kathmandu from Seoul in February 2020, he was looking forward to a three-month break in Nepal from...

Delayed dreams for Korea-bound Nepalis

From his early years, Bhim Oli from Dang knew that he wanted to go abroad to work and earn so that he...

Upasana Khadka

Counting what counts in Nepal

The state of the toilet at Kathmandu airport is a better indicator of progress than the Human Development Index

Anil Chitrakar

Ama Khando: a different road trip film from Nepal

Road-trips are not an established genre in Nepali films, like romance, action or comedy even though they may have all these elements....

Dead end of the Korean Dream

For many Nepalis, it is dream to find work in Korea where they expect to earn many times more than in Nepal....

Nepal’s electric transport future is here

Residents of Kathmandu by now know that they breathe some of the dirtiest air in the world. But unlike elsewhere, that awareness...

Sonia Awale

Coming soon: two-way migration to Nepal

No more afno manche or hamro party ko manche, Nepal now needs ramro manche from all over the world

Anil Chitrakar
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