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  1. 1. news | 22 Jan 2015

    Nepal misses deadline for constitution after raucous protests

    By AFP

    » Nepal's lawmakers failed to agree on a new constitution Thursday as a midnight deadline expired, deepening public frustration over the slow pace of political progress in the young republic.

  2. 2. news | 05 Jan 2015

    Last of Nepal's car porters recalls life without roads

    By AFP

    » At 92, Dhan Bahadur Gole is the last known survivor of a generation of porters who carried luxury cars on foot across steep mountain passes to Nepal's rulers in Kathmandu.

  3. 3. news | 28 Dec 2014

    Nepal's thirsty capital loses ancient taps to construction

    By AFP

    » KATHMANDU - From early morning, housewives carrying buckets and brass pots queue in the back streets of Nepal's capital for the free water pumped from a network of ancient stone spouts.

  4. 4. news | 14 Dec 2014

    French climber dies in Nepal's Himalayas: police

    By AFP

    » KATHMANDU - A 30-year-old French climber has fallen to his death on a mountaineering trip in Nepal's Everest region, police said Sunday.

  5. 5. news | 13 Jan 2015

    Nepal arrests more than 70 during Maoist-led strike

    By AFP

    » KATHMANDU - Nepalese police arrested more than 70 protesters Tuesday for attacking vehicles or coercing shopkeepers during a Maoist-led strike called before next week's deadline to draft a constitution.

  6. 6. news | 10 Jan 2015

    Messi, Serena Williams back Asia schooling campaign

    By AFP

    » UNITED NATIONS (UNITED STATES) - A campaign backed by sports stars Lionel Messi and Serena Williams was launched Friday to put millions of children in school, starting in Bangladesh, Indonesia and Nepal.

  7. 7. news | 28 Dec 2014

    No escape for those stuck in Malaysian 'forced labour'

    By AFP

    » TELOK PANGLIMA GARANG (MALAYSIA) - Toiling 12 hours a day in a Malaysian electronics factory amid broken promises on wages and working conditions, Manu dreams of returning to his poor Nepal village but is restrained by i...

  8. 8. business | 15 Dec 2014

    Inspection of foreigners' bank accounts in Thailand

    Newspaper section: Business

    » There has been a marked increase in the past 10-20 years in the number of foreigners of retirement age spending their lives in Asian countries such as India, Nepal and Sri Lanka, and especially in Southeast Asian countri...

  9. 9. learning | 26 Nov 2013

    Buddha's birth date?

    About Buddhism

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Ancient timber shrine discovered in Nepal may move Buddha's birth date back to before 500 B.C.

  10. 10. learning | 10 Feb 2012

    World rice league: India vs. Thailand

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » With high govt-supported prices in Thailand, Indian rice may grab market share in Thai markets: Africa, Indonesia, Malaysia, Bangladesh & Nepal.

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