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Ambassador Alaina B. Teplitz Across Asia, wealth has dramatically increased in the 21st century. China has seen tens of millions of people move into the middle class while India has become the fastest growing major economy in the world. And it is not just these two large countries; many of Asia’s smaller countries are posting ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration/Strike/Bandh

The Nepal National Transportation Entrepreneurs Federation has called for a citywide strike or bandh in Kathmandu on Thursday 26 May 2016.  Confrontations between protesters and motorists could occur, especially at major chowks (intersections).  Clashes between protestors and police may occur anywhere within the Kathmandu Valley and greater Nepal. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can ...
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U.S. Embassy “Girls in Tech” Program Request for Proposals

Background The U.S. Embassy maintains nine American Spaces across Nepal that offer programming, reference materials, films, computers and other valuable resources to local residents. The American Spaces serve as important outreach tools that engage with people and share information about American culture, policies and goals. Every year, thousands of people across Nepal are served by ...
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U.S. Women’s Soccer World Cup Champions Conduct Empowerment Clinics in Kathmandu and Dhangadhi (April 8, 2016)

April 8, 2016 The U.S. Embassy brought Sports Envoys Lorrie Fair and Tracy Noonan to conduct an “Empowering Nepali Women through Soccer” program April 2-8. Tracy and Lorrie were members of the U.S. Women’s  National Team that won the 1999 World Cup soccer championship. During their program, the American Sports Envoys organized soccer clinics, community ...
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