John Child reports on the 26.2 mile Everest Marathon that starts next to Mount Everest Base Camp, at 17,000 feet, and finishes 26.2 miles later at Namche Bazaar
19:12 May 21, 2014
John Child says Buddhists around the world celebrate the 2,558th anniversary of the birth of the Buddha this Wednesday. In Kathmandu preparations are already on.
10:33 May 12, 2014
Currently my daughter-Tista and son in law Dev Raj Joshi are studying in China, so obviously, I was curious about Chinese education system. We visited one of the top universities in China- 'Tsinghua University'.
15:37 May 4, 2014
John Child reports that with over 100 foreign climbers in Everest Base Camp and more scheduled, the government wants to salvage this climbing season.
16:30 Apr 26, 2014
John Child reports resettlement of 75,000 Bhutanese refugees to the US. They receive assistance in their first year and are eligible for a green card after two years.
01:38 Apr 20, 2014
Keschandra decided to solve this problem and prepared a huge party for Gurumapa. Sated by a feast of rice and meat, Gurumapa agreed to leave Itum Bahal and live at the parade ground east of the city.
04:39 Apr 2, 2014
NewsBlaze Correspondent, John Child, reports from Kathmandu that Nepal will lead the world by extending earth hour, to save the planet.
03:56 Mar 31, 2014
John Child says Nepal's finances could be greatly enhanced if the government legalized marijuana, removing the ban forced on them by the international community in 1973
03:40 Feb 26, 2014
The state created terrorism in the villages which gave rise to Maoists' rebellion. At that time, Baburam Bhattarai had taken an active role in the rebellion. The activists of Nepali Congress, CPN (UML) and police were kidnapped and murdered while t
18:22 Feb 20, 2014
'Tobacco is one of the leading killers in the world'; 'smoking is harmful for our health'; 'smoking can cause lung cancer, heart disease'... We have heard it all before.
04:53 Feb 10, 2014
Despite alarming cancer rates globally, with worst impact in low- and middle-income countries, one is forced to ponder if we really believe in 'cancer prevention is better than cure'. Cancer treatment is challenging and expensive, with very worryi
07:25 Feb 4, 2014
World Cancer Day is on 4th February 2014
16:48 Feb 3, 2014
'Smoke healthy, smoke Lite-joy- A better alternative'; 'Health e-cigarettes-Smoke and Quit Whenever'; 'Vapours- benefits of e-cigarettes'; 'Green-Smart-Living - easiest and most affordable way to start living a smoke-free life'...
02:07 Feb 2, 2014
The recently concluded 7th Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights (7th APCRSHR) in Manila saw some interesting discussions on protecting and advancing Sexual Orientation And Gender Identity (SOGI) rights and improving t
13:13 Jan 30, 2014
many countries in Asia and the Pacific have restrictive laws that prevent young adolescents below the age of 18 from accessing sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) services.
12:47 Jan 26, 2014
Worldwide, a woman dies of cervical cancer every two minutes, taking the annual toll to 275,000. The disease is preventable, and yet the second largest killer of women in low and middle income countries, with most women dying in the prime of life.
14:11 Jan 25, 2014
Twenty years after the path breaking International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) held in Cairo, millions of women and adolescents, particularly the poor and marginalised, in Asia and the Pacific continue to face inequalities
07:26 Jan 24, 2014
The theme of the 7th Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights in Manila, examines achievements, good practices, lessons learned, challenges
04:46 Jan 24, 2014
Millions of women and around the world are still unable to protect themselves from sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Over 1 million people contract a sexually transmitted infection every day, half of whom are young people - mostly women.
16:46 Jan 22, 2014
Then the second-largest party in the new Assembly, the UML, demanded a new election to the presidency. The interim constitution doesn't have provision for a second assembly election because he first assembly was supposed to have written a new const
06:06 Jan 18, 2014