What is Nepal like?

The political situation in Nepal is changeable. There are frequent shutdowns, rallies and demonstrations, which can be violent and cause widespread disruption. If you are travelling in Nepal, you should remain vigilant, avoid demonstrations, and stay in close touch with your tour operator.
There is a general threat from terrorism. Attacks can be indiscriminate, including in places frequented by expatriates and foreign travellers. There continue to be isolated incidents of bomb attacks.
Drugs are another growing problem in Nepal and the authorities are determined to tackle and control the problem. Penalties for drugs related offences are severe. Possession of small amounts of marijuana can lead to a prison sentence in excess of five years, usually after a lengthy and expensive legal process. The availability of Class A drugs such as cocaine and heroin are on the rise and an increasing number of people are being caught smuggling drugs in to and out of the country. Never become involved with illegal drugs of any kind in Nepal.

Envoy Bhattarai reminds of commitments made to poor

KATHMANDU: Permanent Representative of Nepal to the United Nations and other International Organisations Dinesh Bhattarai called for the fulfillment of the commitments made to LDCs by development partners and help LDCs to overcome structural challenges, multiple vulnerabilities, eradicate poverty, achieve internationally agreed development goals including MDGs enabling half of the 48 LDCs to graduate from the category of the LDCs.
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Fake Nepali notes racket busted
KATHMANDU: The Central Investigation Bureau of Nepal Police today arrested two racketeers from Koteshwor with fake Nepali banknotes worth Rs 311,000.
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Hotel explosion kills 3‚ wounds 27 in Philippines
MANILA: Officials say a powerful blast has killed 3 people and wounded 27 others in a budget hotel packed with wedding guests in the southern Philippines.
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I would not like to live in nepal due to frequent shutdown and violent disruption, there is also a general threat of terrorism, there has been frequent attacks of bombing so I wouldn't