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Nepal, China officials meeting next month again to discuss cross-border railway

Kathmandu, November 21 Officials of Nepal and China have scheduled their next meeting to discuss how to take forward the proposed cross-border railway project for the second week of December. The meeting will be held in Kathmandu to discuss preparing the detailed project report for Kyirong-Kathmandu railway, according to Nepali officials. A Chinese team has […]

Will an ambitious Chinese-built rail line through the Himalayas lead to a debt trap for Nepal?

China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has ambitions to reshape the global economy by connecting more than 60 countries across Asia, Europe, and Africa through trade and infrastructure projects. All told, it’s envisioned that nearly two-thirds of the world’s population will in some way be connected through BRI projects in the future. Some economists estimate […]

Need more support from close neighbours for prosperity, PM tells Chinese minister

Kathmandu, November 14 Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli says the country needs greater support from its immediate neighbours as it is heading towards prosperity. Receiving visiting Chinese Minister of Culture Luo Shugang at his official residence in Baluwatar of Kathmandu today, the Prime Minister said, “We have expected support from our friends to achieve the goal […]

Chinese culture minister in Kathmandu

Kathmandu, November 13 China’s Minister of Culture Luo Shugang has arrived in Kathmandu on an official trip to Nepal on Tuesday. The Minister is visiting Nepal to discuss extending cultural ties between the two neighbours, according to sources. Meanwhile, the guest paid a visit to his Nepali counterpart Rabindra Adhikari at the Minister of Culture, […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Sunday, October 28, 2018

Various issues from sociocultural, political and economic spheres have been featured on the front pages of major Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu on Sunday. The death of a cyclist after he fell into an open manhole in Kirtipur of Kathmandu has been covered on the front page of almost every newspaper today. […]

Nepal-China energy cooperation meet kicks off in Kathmandu

Kathmandu, September 28 A key meeting between energy officials from Nepal and China has kicked off in Kathmandu. According to officials involved in the meeting, the two sides will discuss ways to boost energy trade between the two neighbours. The Nepali delegation is being led by Anup Kumar Upadhyay, Joint Secretary at the Ministry of […]