Stories Tagged 'Migrant workers'
The perils of the infamous ‘Dutch Disease’ syndrome on the Nepali economy, due to its overdependence on migrant workers’ remittance receipts, are gradually being exposed. Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) in its review last week said, full story »
The last of the stranded Nepali migrant workers stranded in Kuwait after being made redundant by their company has returned home with the assistance of Nepalis welfare groups.full story »
Migration is now a global phenomenon and most countries are simultaneously countries of origin, transit and destination for migrants. full story »
Qatar, a prime destination for Nepali migrant workers, has set a temporary minimum wage for migrant workers worth around 750 riyals (around Rs21,000) a month. The minimum wage is 150 riyals less than the minimum wage proposed by the Nepal government.full story »
Health issues must be addressed to safeguard migrant workers, backbone of our economyfull story »
Man Bahadur Raskoti of Ribdikot-7, Palung had arrived in Malaysia as a migrant worker; but when he did not get a good job, he returned home immediately and took to vegetable farming. Last year, he earned a cool Rs500,000 by selling the produce from his farm. full story »