Nepal: One Year After the Earthquake

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Binod Bhattarai: Renaissance Man of Journalism

Binod Bhattarai: Renaissance Man of Journalism

Binod Bhattarai, a Nepalese journalist and long-time friend of the J-School, visited Shantou University last spring, to meet with students who had been or were on their way to Nepal in the summer of 2016.

Buddhist Wares Shop Survives Opening Day Earthquake

Buddhist Wares Shop Survives Opening Day Earthquake

“On the one hand, the number of tourists has had a slow rebound, on the other hand, I am seeking new business opportunities now,” Shakya said. One year after the earthquake, he never lose confidence about life.

The Day After Brexit in Pokhara, Nepal

The Day After Brexit in Pokhara, Nepal

A day after Britain voted to leave the European Union, the STU Nepal Reporting Team met with people on the streets to ask them what they thought about the vote that could have a lasting impact on global politics.

One Year After: Historic City of Bhaktapur Still Struggling to Rebuild

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Bhaktapur, one of the most heavily damaged areas of the April 2015 earthquake, still has a number of people living in tent camps after more than a year. Damaged historical buildings are also prevalent throughout this historic district.

Kathmandu’s Temples: Reconstruction, One Year On  

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One year and roughly two months after the 2015 earthquake, the STU Nepal 2016 team went back to two temples in Kathmandu, the Great Boudhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath. The first is a World Heritage Site and one of the most important Buddhist temples in Nepal, and the second a renowned Hindu place of worship.

Pokhara Longs for the Return of Chinese Tourists

Pokhara Longs for the Return of Chinese Tourists

After the earthquake, Pokhara tourism is suffering , the businessmen long for the return of Chinese tourists, “If only a group of Chinese from a small town come to Nepal, our business will re-boom, our life will be saved,” ShaFi said.

Help Nepal, But Donate Strategically

Help Nepal, But Donate Strategically

According to UNICEF, as of 2011, roughly a quarter of children in Nepal are living in poverty. From these statistics, it was not hard to understand why lots of children were walking around in Chitwan, asking for rupees.

The Endangered One-horned Rhino in Nepal/尼泊尔濒临灭绝的独角犀牛

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独角犀牛是濒临灭绝的物种,在尼泊尔,这种物种有600多头,而且一直为当地人所珍惜。

Chinese Businessmen Struggle in Pokhara

Chinese Businessmen Struggle in Pokhara

“The earthquake really has influenced business heavily. It is especially hard for foreigners here,” said Zhang Jiangsong, president of the Overseas Chinese Association in Pokhara,

Empowering Girls at the Women’s Sewing Project

Empowering Girls at the Women’s Sewing Project

The “special shop” , located on the second floor of the children’s library, aims at empowering girls from 16 to 20 with sewing skills, so that they can be more independent and self-reliant in the future.

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