What Children From Nepal Taught Me About “Wanting” During The Holidays

What Children From Nepal Taught Me About “Wanting” During The Holidays
HuffPost
Each child had been chosen from the thousands of others who live in poverty in Nepal— and each found the courage to leave family and friends; to move to Zürich; to live with English speaking families in one of the wealthiest financial capitals in the world. Because of ICS’s partnership with Shree Mangal …

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20 best business gadgets of 2017

20 best business gadgets of 2017
Inc
Here is my official list of the best gadgets of 2017, the ones that made me most productive.
I test a lot of gadgets throughout the year, but only a few standouts make my year-end list. For the past 16 years, I’ve been writing about routers, laptops, and everything in between. Not every gadget is impressive enough to impact my daily routine and productivity. Here are the top picks that actually made a difference and helped me in my work.

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How Nepal election results have a bearing on India and China relations

How Nepal election results have a bearing on India and China relations
DailyO
The Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist (CPN-UML) and the Nepal Communist Party-Maoist Centre having stitched up a solid pre-election alliance have so far won 91 seats in the national Parliament and lead on another 31, serving a body blow to the Nepali Congress (NC), one of the …

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5 Nepali Apps You Should Install Today

5 Nepali Apps You Should Install Today
Kathmandu Tribune
Nepali Apps are coming of an age. Not only they are getting popular but it’s getting better day by day. The IT sector of Nepal suffer from various bottlenecks but over the years Nepalis have entered the digital market by developing innovative apps. Here are 5 Nepali Apps that you should install today.

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Patro पात्रो

Time to go

Time to go
Republica
Following its worst electoral defeat in its nearly seven-decade-long history there must be reckoning in Nepali Congress. When all the results come out, Party President Sher Bahadur Deuba must take personal responsibility and resign. The new low that Congress has descended to, we believe, is the …

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Meet Nepal’s man in Tibet, building bridges on the roof of the world

Meet Nepal’s man in Tibet, building bridges on the roof of the world
SCMP TODAY: INTL EDITION

Gobinda Karkee is fostering his nation’s relations with emerging superpower China, as Kathmandu also tries to balance its ties with Beijing’s regional rival India

As Nepal’s consul-general to Lhasa, Karkee is the head of the only diplomatic mission based in Tibet, enjoying unparalleled access to the ethnically sensitive region in China’s far west.
The wider foreign policy issue facing Karkee and other Nepalese government officials, however, is complex. As Nepal tries to tread a fine line between culturally close India and an increasingly powerful China, what should the strategy be for the small Himalayan nation sandwiched between two supersized neighbours?

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Bill Gates favorite 5 books of 2017

Bill Gates favorite 5 books of 2017

1. The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir by Thi Bui

2. Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City 1st Edition by Matthew Desmond

3. Believe Me: A Memoir of Love, Death, and Jazz Chickens Hardcover by Eddie Izzard

4. The Sympathizer: A Novel (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction) Paperback by Viet Thanh Nguyen

5. Energy and Civilization: A History (MIT Press) Hardcover by Vaclav Smil

Bill Gates book picks 2017

Six rules for eating dim sum like a Hong Kong pro

Six rules for eating dim sum like a Hong Kong pro
BLOOMBERG

The three Michelin stars winner Chan Yan-tak, executive chef of Hong Kong’s Lung King Heen Restaurant, offers tips on what to do and what not to do

A New Yorker going to Hong Kong to enjoy an authentic dim sum experience may walk away a little deflated: largely gone are the traditional carts, loaded with delicately flavoured bite-size dishes, that diners flag down as they pass by in many American restaurants.

In the home of the cuisine, they’ve largely been relegated to history and replaced with à la carte menus.

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