Tag Archives: UNESCO

CG opens high-end resort in China

CG Hotels and Resort – a subsidiary of Nepal’s multinational Chaudhary Group – has opened ‘Zinc Journey Arokhampa’, a high-end resort in Lijiang, China. “The resort has been opened with a motive of strengthening the company’s penetration in the global

Adventure TravelNews asks tourists to visit Nepal

Despite damage to historical and cultural monuments due to devastating earthquakes on April 25 and May 12, Nepal is still able to welcome tourists with open arms, according to Adventure TravelNews. Roads and air transport links remain intact across the

Government prepares action plan for reconstruction of damaged heritages

The government has come up with three phase action plan for the preservation and reconstruction of the world heritage sites damaged by the devastating earthquake on April 25. The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has come up with

Around 1,000 Europeans still missing: says envoy

Some 12 Europeans are killed and around 1,000 are still not in contact after Saturday’s devastating earthquake, according to an EU official. The EU envoy to Nepal Rensje Teerink said that the authorities did not know the whereabouts of some

Earthquake strikes Nepal, hundreds dead, history crumbled

A powerful earthquake struck at 11.56 am today suspected to be killing hundreds and injuring thousands across the country. The quake epicentered at some 80-km northwest of Kathmandu had a depth of only 11-km, which is considered shallow in geological

APEC Foundation to launch Lumbini project soon

A Chinese non-governmental organisation is waiting the incumbent government’s response to start its plan to develop Lumbini, the birthplaceof Lord Buddha. Asia Pacific Exchange and Cooperation (APEC) Foundation had proposed to invest $3 billion for the development of Lumbini. Executive

Nepal is a transit country not land-locked: Shrestha

Nepal is a transit country rather than a land-locked nation, according to Adjunct Faculty at the Economics Department Dr Omkar Shrestha. Addressing the students at Kathmandu University School of Management’s talKusom programme on May 2, Shrestha – who is with