Nepal | April 01, 2020

Budget discussion affected due to lockdown

As the government has imposed a nationwide lockdown as a precautionary measure to stop the spread of the coronavirus that has been declared a pandemic, regular discussions related to the upcoming fiscal budget have been affected....


Samples collected for second test

Throat and nasal swabs of two COVID-19 positive patients, currently admitted in Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital have been collected for the second round of lab test....


Reverse migration spreads to Nepal

lockdown walk home

Hundreds of daily wage earners stranded in Kathmandu valley have started embarking on a long walk home after the government extended the lockdown, clamped to contain spread of coronavirus disease, by a week till next Tuesday....


Tokyo records most new coronavirus cases in a day as pressure for lockdown builds

Japan's capital recorded more than 70 new coronavirus infections on Tuesday for its highest tally in a single day, as pressure mounted on the prime minister to order a lockdown....



Pandemic to hit growth in Asia, China: World Bank

The coronavirus pandemic is expected to sharply slow growth in developing economies in East Asia and the Pacific as well as China, the World Bank said in an economic update on Monday....



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