Stories Tagged 'Editorial'
Local governments need to be strengthened so that they can strengthen education sectorfull story »
Nepal’s economic growth potential is undoubtedly hampered by its reliance on fossil fuel imports and its landlockedness, both of which raise costs of production. Still, if there is one thing that keeps Nepalis eternally optimistic about the country’s future is its supposedly massive hydro-power potential. full story »
Nepalis indeed have a short memory. Barely six months have passed since a massive fire broke out at the Birgunj-based Super Gas, a cooking gas bottling plant, killing three, injuring one and posing a severe threat to people living in the area. But plans to minimise the number of such accidents are in limbo, as the government has not been able to implement its own directives on upgrading safety measures at gas bottling plants.full story »
The existence of syndicates and cartels in almost all fields of entrepreneurial activity has hampered economic growth and posed major challenges to the population.full story »
Nepal is one of the richest countries in the world in terms of fresh water resources. Due to our gradient topography, Nepal’s water resource also has great hydropower generating potential. Yet the Capital’s denizens do not have access to enough water and, until recently, load shedding was the norm.full story »
Savings and credit cooperatives that have made speculative investments in stocks in the hopes of making quick bucks are on the verge of going bust as share prices have plunged in the last few months. full story »