Like storm clouds on the horizon, signs of a global economic slowdown are gathering ominously. In the United States, the sugar high generated by President Donald Trump’s massive 2017 tax cut has peaked and is now rapidly waning, without triggering the promised investment boom. In Europe, the ongoing Brexit farce threatens severe economic..
In recent years, central banks have made a large policy wager. They bet that the protracted use of unconventional and experimental measures would provide an effective bridge to more comprehensive measures that would generate high inclusive growth and minimize the risk of financial instability. But central banks have repeatedly had to double down,..
(People.com): President Donald Trump has announced he plans to call the prime minister of Sweden to help free rapper A$AP..
MOSCOW, (AFP): More than 22,000 people packed a Moscow square Saturday to demand free and fair local polls, incensed by the authorities' refusal to put popular opposition candidates on the..
BERLIN, (AFP): German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday condemned President Donald Trump's xenophobic tweets against four minority Democratic congresswomen, saying the US leader's attacks "go..
BEIJING, (AFP): China lifted some restrictions on foreign investment in the financial sector Saturday, as the world's second largest economy fights slowing growth at home and a damaging trade war..
The Dalai Lama’s representative in North America has dismissed recent remarks by Chinese officials demanding that India support Beijing’s selection of the 84-year-old Tibetan spiritual leader’s..
NEW DELHI, (PTI): Sheila Dikshit was one of the tallest leaders of the Congress who had the distinction of being Delhi's longest serving chief minister and giving the national capital Delhi its..
KATHMANDU: The supply of green vegetables in the Kathmandu Valley has declined sharply for the last two days due to continued rainfalls across the country. ‘The supply of green vegetables to the..
KATHMANDU: Nepal Chamber of Commerce (NCC) has drawn the attention of the government to entrepreneurship difficulties some provisions in the proposed Finance Bill might create. President of the NCC Rajesh Kaji Shrestha on Saturday met with Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and briefed him on existing entrepreneurship and supply difficulties. During..
KATHMANDU: The International Cricket Council (CC) has gone with its decision to suspend the Nepal Cricket Association (CAN). The Thursday's annual conference meeting of the ICC Board took place in London, England did not enter into the agenda of lifting the CAN suspension. The ICC had on April 25, 2016 decided to suspend CAN, citing increasing..
KANCHANPUR: Two Nepali migrant workers have died in a road accident in Malaysia. Surendra Prasad Bhatta, 36, a resident of Dhakaniya in Kanchanpur Shuklaphanta municipality-2 died in a motorcycle accident on his way to work in Malaysia on Friday. Bhatta died on the spot in the accident, according to ward chair Shiva Raj Paneru. Pillion rider..
QUESTION: Welcome back to Washington Watch. I’m your host, Tony Perkins. So glad that you are with us on this Monday afternoon. As I mentioned earlier, today starts the second annual Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom, hosted here in Washington, D.C. by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. I was at one of the opening events at the Holocaust..
Narayan Adhikari, CHITWAN: Preparations are in full swing to operate a cruise ship in the Narayani River in view of the Visit Nepal Year 2020. It is said the cruise ship would come into operation before coming Dashain. Rhino Water Entertainment Pvt organized a press meet here Saturday and shared information about the operation of the cruise ship...
KATHMANDU: In view of the excessive price hike of the vegetables and fruits, a government team conducted the market monitoring and took action against 19 traders for brokering at Kalimati and Balkhu..
CB Adhikari, KATHMANDU: The National programme coordinator for the Visit Nepal 2020, Suraj Vaidya, has urged one and all to extend support from their sides to make the year successful. "We've little..
I spoke with Senator Mike Gravel on Thursday and asked him whether it seemed fair to him to be excluded from Democratic Party Presidential Primary debates on the basis..