"17th Batch of Arthalaya"
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  • 14 February, 2014

    Application Open for 18th Batch of Arthālaya (March-April, 2014)

    Arthālaya (School of Entrepreneurship and Economics) a five day workshop promoting the spirit and skill of entrepreneurship and sensitizing young people about economic freedom and policy regime is being held from 27th of March 2014 - 1st April, 2014 at Dhulikhel.
  • 01 February, 2014

    Monthly Liberty Discussion Series organized

    The monthly discussion series, ‘Liberty Discussion Session’ was held on the topic “Reforming the Educational System of Nepal” on the 31st of January, 2014 at Gaia Restaurant, Thamel.
  • 28 January, 2014

    Econ-ity Organized

    Samiddhi, The Prosperity Foundation organized an econity session on the topic 'Energy Mix to Power Nepal' jointly with FNCCI on the 27th of January, 2014 at Hotel Himalaya, Lalitpur. The event was moderated by Mr. Anil Chitrakar.

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  • 09 February, 2014

    Secured Transaction Act from mid-March

    This is supposed to help farmers and poor people with no fixed assets to gain easy access to capital. The Act will regulate multiple borrowing and pave the way for securing loans against the collateral of movable assets.
  • 09 February, 2014

    NRB ready to allow investment abroad

    The Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has prepared a report concluding that investment abroad should be opened for a few competitive foreign sectors.


  • 17 February, 2014

    5th SAARC Business Leaders Conclave organized

    The 5th SBLC (SAARC Business Leaders Conclave), a flagship event of SCCI (SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry) was held in New-Delhi on 16-17th January 2014. The event organized by SCCI and hosted locally by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) brought together Commerce Ministers, Commerce Secretaries and other leading luminaries from the private sector of the South Asian region.
  • 17 February, 2014

    Xia Yeliang Joins Cato as Visiting Fellow

    Washington, D.C. (February 12, 2014) – The Cato Institute today announced that Xia Yeliang, a former professor of economics at Peking University, has joined Cato’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity as a visiting fellow.

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  • Economic Freedom and Bureaucracy

    by Sarita Sapkota | 09 February, 2014

    Every year,when the global rankings on economic freedom are released (The Heritage Foundation published its 2014 index few weeks ago and the Fraser Institute from Canada will publish its in September) Nepal’s poor ranking make the headlines.

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  • Last Thursday with Ms. Pushpa Basnet

    07 February, 2014

    There is a famous saying in Nepal that goes as “Hune biruwa ko chillo paat” – something like the proverb “Morning shows the day.” Ms. Pushpa Basnet, CNN Hero 2012 and the featured speaker of the 52nd edition of ‘Last Thursdays with an Entrepreneur’ is a perfect example of how it does not always have to be that way.

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