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Flouting laws, dozens of Nepalis invested in companies in tax haven island nations

Kathmandu, Jan. 16 -- Over 50 Nepalis have invested in offshore companies, exploiting secretive tax regimes and breaking Nepal's law which bars investment in foreign countries, an investigation by the... Read More


Flouting laws, dozens of Nepalis invested in companies in tax haven nations

Kathmandu, Jan. 16 -- Over 50 Nepalis have invested in offshore companies, exploiting secretive tax regimes and breaking Nepal's law which bars investment in foreign countries, an investigation by the... Read More


In cracking down on ride-sharing apps, government sides with taxi operators

Kathmandu, Jan. 15 -- On Monday, the Metropolitan Traffic Police detained five motorcyclists in Kathmandu who were associated with ride-hailing apps and impounded their motorcycles. The bikers were fi... Read More


Immigration office launches probe into Michael Kobold

Kathmandu, Jan. 12 -- The Department of Immigration has initiated an internal investigation into Michael Kobold, the German watchmaker who was found to have flouted Nepali immigration laws, Director G... Read More


Using two passports, Kobold evaded Nepali visa regulations

Nepal, Jan. 11 -- German watchmaker Michael Kobold set up dummy companies to apply for business visas and used two German passports to circumvent Nepal's tourist visa policy, an analysis of his three-... Read More


Former Kobold employees say they were harassed, not paid for their work

Nepal, Jan. 11 -- Sumitra Danuwar, Anita Chapagain and Sushmita Rai first arrived at the Kobold Watch Company's office in Kathmandu in July 2017. After growing up in a Maiti Nepal hostel, the three g... Read More


Using two passports, Michael Kobold evaded Nepali visa regulations

Nepal, Jan. 11 -- German watchmaker Michael Kobold set up dummy companies to apply for business visas and used two German passports to circumvent Nepal's tourist visa policy, an analysis of his three-... Read More


TU vice-chancellor 'unaware' of sexual harassment charges against professor

Kathmandu, Dec. 26 -- Retired Tribhuvan University professor teaches at private colleges and is invited to speak at prestigious forums Dec 26, 2018- Earlier this month, The Record published a harrow... Read More


Tribhuvan University vice-chancellor 'unaware' of sexual harassment charges against professor

Kathmandu, Dec. 26 -- Retired Tribhuvan University professor teaches at private colleges and is invited to speak at prestigious forums Dec 26, 2018- Earlier this month, The Record published a harrow... Read More


Nirmala rape and murder is a test case for Nepal, says UN Special rapporteur

Kathmandu, Nov. 30 -- How the government handles the Nirmala Pant rape and murder case will determine its true commitment towards respecting international human rights laws, Dubravka Simonovic, the UN... Read More