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Negative effect of remittance on Nepal economy

Why the remittance based economy in Nepal is dangerous

“Everyone has someone in the family abroad. Why would they buy phones from us when they can get iPhones from the US?” complained Angelina Magar, a local electronics shop owner in my locality. Angelina is one of many such shop owners whose business has seen slow, painful decline in the last few years due to […]

No rewards

The incident I am going to narrate happened when I was returning to college from my home after my summer vacations. I was on a bus and as usually happens in the city of Kathmandu, a guy with a disability entered the bus and begged for money. It is a common practice nowadays among such […]