Tag: Nepal-China

China congratulates Nepal for poll success, hopes for stability and development

Kathmandu, February 13 China has congratulated Nepal for successfully holding various elections including those for local level governments, provincial assemblies, the House of Representatives and the National Assembly. Responding to a journalist’s query at a regular press meeting in Beijing on Monday,¬†Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Geng Shuang said, “China congratulates Nepal on its successful parliamentary elections […]

Why most of China-assisted public service utilities failed in Nepal?

Kathmandu, February 1 The recent government decision to scrap National Trading Limited has been taken as an example of how China-assisted ventures are being attacked in order to serve interests of India. In the meantime, some stakeholders have identified the need to reflect on why most of China-assisted public service utilities failed in the country. […]

Govt body formed to promote trade with China dissolved ‘in India’s interests’: Stakeholders

Kathmandu, January 30 Stakeholders including former officials of National Trading Limited, a public company formed by the government to sell various machinery and materials on subsidised rates, claim that the government decided to dissolve the company in order to serve India’s interests. Whereas preparations were underway to authorise the company to import petroleum products from […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Sunday, January 14, 2018

Major Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu on Sunday have prioritised a range of issues. Newspapers have criticised the government’s delay in appointment of province chiefs and name provincial headquarters as the Cabinet meeting failed to make any decision on those issues. The end of Dr Govinda KC’s fast-unto-death, the establishment of National […]

Nepal plans new road tunnel to connect Kathmandu with China

Kathmandu, January 5 Whereas the new left alliance-led government is expected to prioritise connectivity with China, the Department of Roads has prepared a proposal to construct a road tunnel that will bring Rasuwagadhi border point even closer to the capital, Kathmandu. If the tunnel from Tokha of Kathmandu to Chhahare of Nuwakot district is constructed […]

China investing Rs 14 billion in Nepal’s cement industry

Kathmandu, December 26 The Investment Board of Nepal is preparing to sign an agreement with a Chinese company to bring in Rs 14 billion (equivalent to around $ 140 million) investment in Nepal’s cement industry. The government body is preparing to sing the Project Investment Agreement with Huaxin. Earlier, the Department of Mines and Geology […]