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How this college is opening the gates to better hospitality education
Making sure that students from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds have equal access to quality hospitality education, Kathmandu University and GATE College rolls out a one-of-a-kind apprenticeship degree in Nepal.
For Prakash Timilsina, music is his salvation
In 2008, Timilsina found fame as one of the two singers representing Nepal in an international singing TV reality show.
Celebrating women who inspire
This International Women’s Day, the Post reflects on the contributions made by nine unsung heroes who have done significant work in the pandemic.
Come over for some khaja
Among the handful of upscale eateries dedicated to Newa cuisine in Kathmandu is Tamarind Khaja Ghar, serving authentic food in a more exclusive setting.
Make way for Rhino
Rhino, a Nepal Leather Craft brand, has become synonymous with high-quality leather products--and their journey has only just begun.
Flavours of Mithila in Boudha
Known for his effort in promoting Mithila cuisine, chef Maheshwar Shah’s second Mithila Food Festival allows one to dive into the cuisine he grew up in.
Reusable mask manufacturers thrive in the midst of the pandemic
As the pandemic caused demand for face masks to skyrocket, a few Kathmandu-based companies started making reusable masks—and the trend is picking up.
Soaltee Crowne Plaza’s Bao Xuan reopens
Specialising in dishes from China’s Sichuan, Canton (Guangdong) and Hunan regions, the restaurant is open for dinners on Fridays and Saturdays.
Street vendors are struggling to make ends meet despite life limping back to normal
Covid-19 restrictions ground Thamel’s thriving nightlife to a standstill, shutting many businesses, but perhaps the squeeze was mostly felt by night street vendors.
With no big films, cinema halls struggle to survive
Theatres have been opened for weeks now in the country, but with the coronavirus fear still rife and no big releases, business is terrible.
Thamel businesses offer packages to attract Nepalis to stay afloat with mixed success
Hotels and restaurants say they have slashed prices by as much as 50 percent but the perception that Thamel is only for tourists keeps potential domestic customers away, they say.
No school for the children of Upper Mustang this winter
All schools in the region, except one, have cancelled this year’s winter migration because of the pandemic, leaving many students with no choice but to stay back.
The rising popularity of herbal tea
Not long after the pandemic hit, many new companies cropped up and old companies remodelled themselves to meet the demand for a piping hot, niche commodity--herbal tea.
The domestic tourism sector is growing--but so is its litter
As more and more Nepalis travel within the country, tourism stakeholders and environmentalists say that it’s important for tourists to travel responsibly and be mindful of the impact they have on the destinations they travel to.
The unemployed and small business owners turn to ride-sharing apps to pay their bills
Many who have lost jobs or are incurring huge loss in their businesses have joined the gig economy to earn a living, with the vast majority of them opting to work as riders on ride-sharing platforms.