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From the Kathmandu Press: Sunday, June 24, 2018

All major Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu on Sunday have given priority to a host of issues. Besides contemporary political, sociocultural and economic issues, the announcement of Secondary Education Examination (SEE) results has also been a top priority as it becomes so every year. There are multiple stories on the front pages […]

Oli’s ‘endorsement’ of Xi Jinping Thought sparks new debate between Nepali parties

Kathmandu, June 22 Nepal and China mentioned in their joint statement issued on the occasion of Nepali Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s visit to Beijing that “The Nepali side expressed its confidence that under the guidance of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, the Chinese people will realize the […]

Thapa commends Oli for railway agreement with China, but protests visit to CPC

Kathmandu, June 22 Rastriya Prajatantra Party Chairman Kamal Thapa, who was the Minister for Foreign Affairs during the previous premiership of KP Sharma Oli, has commended Oli for signing an agreement with the Chinese government to extend a railway link to Kathmandu. “I am very satisfied and happy with the visit. There are many possibilities […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Friday, June 22, 2018

All major Nepali and English broadsheet newspapers published from Kathmandu on Friday have featured the signing of various agreements between Nepal and China as a part of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s official trip to Beijing. Other key issues covered on the front pages include the raid at residence of trader Bimal Poddar in connection […]

China to send electric cargo rail to Kathmandu

Kathmandu, June 21 Nepal and China have agreed to extend existing railway line upto Kyirong of Tibet to Nepal’s capital in Kathmandu, which will effectively fulfil the much hyped wish of Nepal from the northern neighbour. Following a meeting between prime ministers of the two countries in Beijing on Thursday, officials of the two countries […]

Will two Chinese dams in Nepal affect the Belt and Road Initiative?

The future of Chinese backed hydropower and the trans-Himalayan railway are at stake as Nepal’s prime minister makes his first visit to Beijing. Nepal’s Energy Minister Barshaman Pun had an important message when he spoke to the Chinese media recently. His mission was to mitigate damage caused by negative press over the “cancellation” of a […]