17-23 November 2017 #884

Women’s business

The Nepal chapter of Business and Professional Women (BPW) scored a first at the recent 29th BPW International Congress held in Cairo. BPW Nepal and its president Ambica Shrestha both received a special Gertrude Mongella Award. The Nepal team also won the ‘Power to Make Difference through Action’ project competition, for its work on post-earthquake reconstruction. Young BPW Nepal President, Neelima Basnet, was elected as an international representative.

Qatar loves pets

Passengers of Qatar Airways can now travel with their pets more easily across the global network. The airline has reduced the cost of transporting large pets to $300 and doubled the weight allowance to 75kg. 

Turkish profits

Turkish Airlines marked a record 25% increase in net profit in the 3rd quarter of 2017 compared to the same period in 2016, which equals a gain of $939 million.

VERNA arrives

Hyundai Automobiles has launched The Next Gen ‘VERNA’ through its authorised distributor, Laxmi Intercontinental. The sedan’s key features include a shark fin antenna, 7.0 touch screen audio and video navigation, seat height adjuster and centre console storage. 

Foodmandu: 7 years

To celebrate its 7th anniversary, on 11 November Foodmandu launched its revamped website and announced an Online Food Festival 2017, which will take place from 15 December 2017.