Stories Tagged 'South asia'
Nepal’s exports to South Asia are far behind its potential, and they can be increased fourfold if manmade barriers to trade--tariff and non-tariff--are removed, said a new report from the World Bank. Currently, shipments to South Asian countries are valued at $0.5 billion, and they can be boosted to $2.1 billion if the hindrances holding back intraregional trade are addressed by the countries in the region.
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Around thirty million students from South Asia between 5 to 14 years of age who should attend school and avail education are out-of-school, according to United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).
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Nepal has secured the top spot in job creation in South Asia, with employment rate hovering around 68 percent, says the latest World Bank report
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The recently held conference on impunity has shown that South Asia stands together against human rights abuses
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Nepal may have moved two spots in the global corruption index, but it still remains the third most corrupt country in South Asia.
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In recent years, China has been an agent of globalisation and a growth model in South Asia.
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