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Belt and Road projects shouldn’t be loss-leaders

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By Huang Rihan  The latest flip-flop in a Chinese-Thai rail project has raised new questions about China’s massive investment in Southeast Asia, a crucial link in its whole chain of “Belt and Road” initiative. Halted by the Thai side over disagreement on some details, the landmark project is stuck at …

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China’s Tibet delegation visits Colorado

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DENVER, April 22 (Xinhua) — A Tibetan delegation of the National People’s Congress of China has visited Boulder and Denver in Colorado State to enhance friendship and communication. Heading the delegation, Qizhala, secretary of the Lhasa Municipal Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), said that the friendship between …

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Qinghai-Tibet rest stops to encourage recycling

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XINING, April 24 (Xinhua) — Qinghai Province plans to open highway rest stops where motorists will be offered souvenirs in exchange for dropping off their garbage. The eight “green posts” along a 420-km stretch of the Qinghai-Tibet highway are intended to curb littering on the key artery. The rest areas …

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Guangzhou to host World Routes 2018

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Guangzhou, the third largest city in China and capital of Guangdong Province, has won a highly competitive bid to host the World Routes air service development forum in 2018. World Routes is a unique event that moves from city to city every year to highlight different international aviation markets. It …

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JICA’s seamless assistance for earthquake recovery and reconstruction

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To illustrate the overview of activities for reconstruction and rehabilitation after Nepal Earthquake by Government of Nepal with support from Japan and discuss on expediting the reconstruction, National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) organized ” Build Back Better and Resilience Workshop on 1 Year Memorial of …

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Novoair soon to operate Dhaka-Kathmandu flights

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The government has granted operation authorization to Dhaka-based Novoair to operate flights between the Bangladeshi capital and Kathmandu, less than a month after another Bangladeshi carrier US-Bangla Airlines received s similar permit. Novoair, which plans to start services in June, has been allocated 850 seats per week on the Kathmandu-Dhaka …

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NT launching 4G next year

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Nepal Telecom (NT) plans to launch the fourth generation (4G) mobile telecommunications technology from the next fiscal year. The state-run telecom company has already sought approval from the Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) to start the 4G service. Introduction of the 4G service is part of NT’s new roadmap, which aims …

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KMC online service in July

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Service seekers can apply and receive services from the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) online, beginning from July 16, according to Chief and Executive Officer Rudra Singh Tamang. “As Kathmandu is the capital city, we plan to take all of its administrative and service delivery process into a paperless e-governance system,” …

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Sajha bringing 30 disabled-friendly bus

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Sajha Yatayat Cooperative is preparing to introduce 30 disabled-friendly buses in Kathmandu Valley. Sajha has already signed an agreement with the Indian automobile manufacturing company, Ashok Leyland. The vehicles are expected to arrive by the last week of August, said Mahendra Raj Pandeya, Sajha manager. He added that Kathmandu Metropolitan …

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