Stories Tagged 'South asia'
In the past few years, pollution levels have peaked at unhealthy and hazardous levels in the Kathmandu Valley, increasing health risks for citizens. full story »
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. full story »
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).full story »
Nepal has secured the top spot in job creation in South Asia, with employment rate hovering around 68 percent, says the latest World Bank reportfull story »
The recently held conference on impunity has shown that South Asia stands together against human rights abusesfull story »
Nepal may have moved two spots in the global corruption index, but it still remains the third most corrupt country in South Asia.full story »