People are travelling, cashing in on ‘corona discount’

The travelers we talked to said they needed a break from prolonged home-stay. They said that though they traveled, they did so carefully, by adopting proper safety measures। Photo Courtesy: Sabin Adhikari

Nishan Khatiwada

Nepal’s online book business booms in the pandemic

More and more people are buying books online in this pandemic to relieve their stress and overcome boredom and the business is booming। Photo:

Nishan Khatiwada

‘Park Easy’ aims to relieve your parking woes in crowded...

This is a vertical, rotating parking system in which the space normally taken up by two cars can accommodate around 12-20 cars

Nishan Khatiwada

A century of evolution of Nepal’s first cycle store

At around Rs 100 a piece, the bicycles he brought were quite expensive for the 1920s. But Kathmandu’s government officials and merchant class soon took to riding, sparking a nascent bicycle culture in Nepal

Sunny Mahat

Behind the scenes of Nepali online businesses

Customer satisfaction seems to be a priority among many online business operators. A small market and tough competition make it immensely difficult for online businesses to flourish


Wedding photography in Nepal may not survive the pandemic

The concept of having a whole team of photographers dedicated to creating photos and videos of different events within a wedding came only around a decade ago

Sunny Mahat

Nepali food delivery services struggling against state...

The government has offered next to no support for the restaurants and food delivery services. Instead, the police constantly harass them

Nishan Khatiwada

Entrepreneurship in Nepal was hard. It's gotten harder

Nepal’s young entrepreneurs are reeling under the pressure of exorbitant rents, high taxes, and other liabilities, even as their businesses have struggled with Covid-19 over the past six months [Photo- Chhotu's art]

Sunny Mahat

Revitalizing foreign investment

To energize investment growth, the IBN must move away from government-led projects and focus entirely on securing investments for private sector-led projects

Bishal Thapa

Monetary pleasing 2020/21

The monetary policy has done nothing to make financial sector more innovative and to encourage investment in people’s ideas

Bhoj Raj Poudel

Kathmandu’s restaurants struggle to cope with the new...

Restaurants are struggling just to survive. Many of them may never open again. Even Thamel’s Buddha Bar, with its two-decade-old legacy, is operating with under half of its 18-member staff

Sunny Mahat

Nepal: Figuratively richer

It seems like we as a country are getting richer. But is this wealth being generated and distributed evenly?

Bhoj Raj Poudel

Ride-sharing vehicles safer than other means of public...

Sunny Mahat of APEX talked to Asheem Man Singh Basnyat, Regional Director of Pathao, on the plans and possibilities of ride-sharing apps during and after the Covid-19 crisis

Sunny Mahat

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