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From the Kathmandu Press: Tuesday, May 12, 2019

Nepal’s relations with world powers are in discussion in the Kathmandu press today. The United States government’s Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South Asia David J Ranz suggesting that the United States is not pressuring Nepal to be pro-US has been featured in a few papers along with news of Chinese officials in […]

President shortens China trip after experiencing altitude sickness

Kathmandu, May 1 President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Wednesday returned home after her trip to China. Bhandari was scheduled to return home on Thursday. However, she shortened the trip by one day after she experienced altitude sickness in Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, China’s autonomous region, according to President’s Chief Private Secretary Bhesh Raj Adhikari. […]

Finally, China puts railway to Nepal on BRI project list

Kathmandu, April 28 Finally the Chinese government has included a crossborder railway line connecting to Nepal as a project to be supported under its flagship connectivity framework, the Belt and Road Initiative. The joint communique issued from the Leaders’ Roundtable of the second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation concluded in Beijing on Saturday […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Sunday, April 28, 2019

Kathmandu Metropolitan City buldozzing the shops built at Khulamanch has been reported in all major newspapers along with the news of an ‘unknown’ disease killing nine people in 19 days in Humla. Here is a summary of important, ignored and interesting stories from the front pages of national broadsheets: Important Khulamanch shops bulldozed Rajdhani, Nepal […]

Nepal President stresses connectivity in her address to BRI Forum

Kathmandu, April 26 Nepal’s President Bidya Devi Bhandari has stressed the need of bilateral and multilateral connectivity for Nepal in her address to the Belt and Road Initiative Forum for International Cooperation, currently underway in Beijing. President Bhandari, the leader of Nepali delegation, delivered her eight-minute address in Nepali language in the Chinese capital on […]

Chinese experts coming to Nepal to explore petroleum extraction potential

Kathmandu, March 1 A team of Chinese experts is coming to Nepal in order to explore the country’s potential of extracting petroleum products. Officials of the two countries signed an agreement in this regard at a function in Beijing on Thursday. The two countries had signed an initial agreement in this regard around three years […]