BEIJING, Aug 21: Beijing appealed to Washington on Wednesday to “meet China halfway” and end a tariff war after President Donald Trump said Americans might need to endure economic pain to achieve longer-term benefits.
TEHRAN, Aug 21: Iran’s president sent a bill to parliament Wednesday that would cut four zeroes from the value of the Islamic Republic’s sanctions-battered currency, the rial, as tensions remain high between Tehran and Washington.
August 21, 2019 12:00 PM NPT
HONG KONG/NEW YORK, Aug 21: China’s biggest e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has delayed its up to $15 billion listing in Hong Kong amid growing political unrest in the Asian financial hub, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.
August 21, 2019 08:04 AM NPT
KATHMANDU, August 21: Korea Tours and Trekking Operator Association Nepal (KTTOAN) organized a one-day-long training for tour and trekking guides and assistant guides, in association with Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), in Kathmandu on Tuesday.
August 21, 2019 07:25 AM NPT
KHOTANG, Aug 21: Farmers in Halesi Tuwachung Municipality of Khotang district are worried as their crops are destroyed by armyworm. The pest that was identified three weeks ago has started to damage crops and forest areas in Bahunidada, Dikuwa, Chyasmitar, and Rajapani of the municipality.
TAPLEJUNG, Aug 21: About 35 megawatt of hydroelectricity from eastern Nepal is being connected to the national transmission line soon. This includes 9.9 megawatt from the Iwa Khola and 25 megawatt from the Kaveli B-1 hydropower projects.