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  • TRAVEL

    Nepal reopens Annapurna circuit

    Published on 24/07/2015

    » KATHMANDU — Nepal reopened its most popular trekking trail to tourists on Thursday after international experts said it was safe, three months after two devastating earthquakes led the government to close most hiking routes.

  • NEWS

    Nepal projects 40% drop in tourist arrivals

    Published on 17/06/2015

    » KATHMANDU — Massive earthquakes in April and May that killed 8,792 people and caused extensive damage to cultural heritages and infrastructure along key trekking routes in Nepal are projected to decrease the number of tourist arrivals by at least 320,000 in 2015, the Tourism Ministry said Wednesday.

  • NEWS

    Nepal to reopen damaged heritage sites

    Published on 28/05/2015

    » KATHMANDU — Nepal has decided to reopen next month three world heritage sites that have been off-limits to tourists since last month's devastating earthquake, officials said.

  • NEWS

    Nepal reopens World Heritage sites

    Published on 16/06/2015

    » BHAKTAPUR, NEPAL — Nepal has announced the reopening of Unesco World Heritage sites in Kathmandu Valley, seven weeks after a deadly quake that killed 8,787 people and damaged hundreds of cultural monuments and some key trekking trails in the country where tourism employs about a million people.

  • NEWS

    Frantic search for Nepal quake survivors

    Published on 26/04/2015

    » KATHMANDU — Rescuers in Nepal searched frantically Sunday for survivors of a huge quake that killed more than 2,000, digging through rubble in the devastated capital Kathmandu and airlifting victims of an avalanche at Everest base camp.

  • NEWS

    Nepal to seek funds from AIIB to rebuild

    Published on 04/05/2015

    » BAKU, AZERBAIJAN — Nepal will seek financial help from the Chinese-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) to rebuild the nation's infrastructure that was badly damaged by last month's earthquake, Nepal's Finance Minister Ram Sharan Mahat has said.

  • NEWS

    Thais in Kathmandu 'all safe'

    Online Reporters, Published on 25/04/2015

    » All Thai nationals in Kathmandu were reported safe after a powerful earthquake struck the Nepalese capital on Saturday, the Foreign Ministry said.

  • NEWS

    Messi campaign to educate children

    Published on 10/01/2015

    » UNITED NATIONS — Soccer great Lionel Messi and tennis star Serena Williams are promoting a new campaign to help some of the 58 million children who are out of school get an education.

  • LIFESTYLE

    What's trending and happening this week

    Muse, Kanin Srimaneekulroj, Published on 15/04/2017

    » 1. On Friday the 21st, at 7pm, the Foreign Correspondents Club will be playing host to award-winning Spanish photojournalist Omar Havana, who will be speaking of his experiences working on Endurance, a photo book chronicling the lives of people in Nepal following the devastating earthquake that left the country in ruins in 2015. The book will be on sale at the event.

  • BUSINESS

    Scholar for life

    Asia focus, Nareerat Wiriyapong, Published on 16/10/2017

    » I met Prof Dr Satya Vrat Shastri on the evening of Sept 26 for an interview at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok. A day earlier, the renowned Sanskrit scholar had had lunch with Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, when he reminded his former Sanskrit student about his birthday on Sept 29.

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