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The new Nepal and its place in Asia and the world 'Video'

NOVANEWS By Liberation Originally posted on the Liberation News YouTube channel.  Over the past two decades, Nepal has undergone a major political transformation. This event was a historic opportunity for George Washington University students and the larger DC community to hear exciting new developments in the country and region, as Nepal transforms from a feudal monarchy to a rapidly developing republic. Guest speakers included Mr. Subhas Raj Kaphley, Chairperson of the People’s Socialist Party of Nepal, Mr. Chandra Prakash Mainali, current General Secretary of Government, Hiranya Lal Sherestha, former Nepalese ambassador to Russia, and Brian Becker, National Coordinator of the ANSWER Coalition.
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Nepal’s Economy – Can Contented Tourists Match Desperate Migrant Laborers?

NOVANEWS By Barbara Nimri Aziz   Note to readers: please click the share buttons above  A busy air route between Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan Airport and overseas is via the communications hub of The Arab Emirates. Several direct flights between Abu Dhabi or Doha and Nepal depart and arrive daily. Appearing unremarkable (on any day or year over the last decade), any assemblage of passengers, outbound or inbound, itself informs the character of Nepal’s impoverished (sic) economy:- workers remittances–the major sector– foreign aid, and tourism. Making my way into and from Nepal through Arab Gulf airports on a regular basis over many years, I note a consistent composition of the 200 or so people on these flights. Inbound and outbound, they offer as genuine a portrait of the country’s eco...