July 2021


Akram from Sunsari needs a vaccine certificate to go to Qatar. He came at 6AM twice, and failed to get […]
July 25, 2021

June 2021


his week, Nepali Times along with major media outlets in Pakistan, Bangladesh and India simultaneously carried a comment on a unique South Asian […]
June 19, 2021

May 2021

Here & Now

Nepalis boarding a repatriation flight in Dubai last year. Photo: ISHWOR THAPALIYA am was a security guard in Malaysia until […]
May 31, 2021

April 2021


DoFE sting team after a successful raid in Dhumbarahi. December 22, 2020. The Nepal government transfers civil servants regularly, sometimes […]
April 19, 2021

March 2021


hen we last wrote about Nepal’s Department of Immigration’s proposal requiring women under 40 years to obtain permission letters from […]
March 1, 2021

January 2021


Photo: UPASANA KHADKA t the close of 2020, the Department of Foreign Employment (DOFE) conducted a  sting operation on a recruiting […]
January 10, 2021

December 2020


he 20th International Migration Day on 18 December in the midst of the pandemic, with its disproportionate impact on migrants demands […]
December 18, 2020

November 2020


Illustration: SAMBHRANT BISTA epali emigration conjures up images of migrant workers at construction sites in the Gulf or security guards […]
November 25, 2020

September 2020


In the next four decades, half of Japan’s population will be above 65. Last year, Japan signed an agreement with […]
September 29, 2020

July 2020


Labour Migration Outflows has Plummeted in 2019/20 Source : Foreign Employment Information Management System (FEIMS) ravel restrictions and the economic […]
July 20, 2020