Tag: Nepal-China

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 […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Thursday, June 21, 2018

All newspapers published from Kathmandu on Thursday, both Nepali and English alike, have given the top priority to the meeting between Nepal’s Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing on Thursday. Other key issues that have been featured on the front pages of broadsheets today include the district presidents’ gathering […]

Xi says China ready to become Nepal’s development partner

Kathmandu, June 20 Chinese President Xi Jinping says China is ready to become a development partner for Nepal as he held a one-on-one meeting with Nepal’s prime Minister KP Sharma Oli. During the meeting held at the Great Hall of the People, the Chinese leader assured that China would provide continuous support to Nepal’s development […]