Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Quake-hit Nepal Reopens Most Heritage Sites to Boost Tourism

Nepal has reopened its major world heritage sites to try to woo tourists to return to the country shattered by the massive April earthquake, despite some concerns over safety. The huge hit to the tourism sector in the wake of the disaster has been a double blow to the poor Himalayan nation which is heavily dependent on money spent by visitors.   After sweeping aside debris and cordoning off centuries-old structures severely damaged by the April 25 quake, Nepalese authorities threw...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter