Monthly Archives: January 2012

Just what is the Nepali word for Real Estate Bubble?

Furnished apartments, serviced residential apartments, affordable housing projects, those investments are the craze since the beginning of 2000 in the Kathmandu valley. Small wonder when investment opps are few and housing prices can only go up, right? The graphics department … Continue reading

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Thousands of wailing women beg Obama to reconsider

his decision to withdraw beloved ambassador DeLisi from Nepal. Nepali women congregated at Pashupatinath intoning cries of mourning, some ripped their blouses off and showed their breasts, a typical sign of utter devotion of Hindu women. Nepali women are known to … Continue reading

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Nepal, we need to talk! Seriously, it can not go on this way.

We would be the last to deny that you, Dear Nepal, are the greatest seducer. Seduction rests on many things, size being one of them. There you go. However, and we would like to let it transpire in the most … Continue reading

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Government totally committed to totally outsource its work force for sustainable remittances

Some lucky few trusted with the noble duty to keep the remittance economy humming. The Nepalese government has every reason to be proud of its achievement in 2011. While the world economy is in slomo, the Baltic Dry Index pathetic, … Continue reading

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Relying on Wikipedia for intelligence main motivator to bring back US Peace Corp to the Nepals

Truth be told told and we heard it from very clandestine sources who frequent the food temple in Kackmandu of the citizens of the Land of the Free & Fat, Mike’s Restaurant (thank god the coffee is unlimited because the … Continue reading

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Om Mani Padme Chini Bhai

Wen Jibao’s plane had hardly left for Qatar, the huge red carpet still in place, when Nepal’s follyticians went into full dharma mode. Sevenhundredfiftymilliondollars in aid, sevenhundredfiftymilliondollars to squander, doing what they are best at: sucking up for aid money, … Continue reading

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Ain’t no complaining about 750 million $ in four hours and a kick in the balls of India

“Ni Hao and where can I drop off the 750 million dollars before I leave your wretched country for Qatar? And BTW, thanks for containing all those mischievous elements.” It was a whirlwind visit by the Chinese Premier which was … Continue reading

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