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Nepalese in Hong Kong Aid Earthquake Victims

As rescue efforts continue in Nepal, thousands of Nepalese living in Hong Kong fear for their family members back home. Overseas Nepalese are a critical part of Nepal's economy, sending back remittances each year that total about $4 billion, about one quarter of the country's gross domestic product.   Some 40,000 Nepalese live in Hong Kong; many are descendants of Ghurka soldiers who fought with the British Army. Ashish Gurum is from Nepal and works as a manager at Hong...

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