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Japan assistance to Disaster Risk Reduction in Chitwan

The Government of Japan provides financial assistance of 225,490 US Dollar to Shapla Neer Citizen’s Committee in Japan for Overseas Support (Shapla Neer) under the Grant Assistance for Japanese NGO Projects Scheme. Shapla Neer, a NGO based in Japan, will work with a Nepalese partner NGO, Rural Reconstruction Nepal (RRN), …

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“Lampasharbad” i.e. total surrender-ism

By PR Pardhan What is the foreign policy of Nepal, one cannot say so easily. Or, it would be better to say that we don’t have any foreign policy and the foreign policy is guided by the mood of our leaders. We saw many odd things during the visit of …

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Political Season On

By and large this country of festivals can safely say that the festival season is over and the political season has begun. That it has begun with prime minister Prachanda clearing his party office of his former rebels who had taken over the premises agitating for their claimed share of …

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US Presidential Election Grips the World

By Prabasi Nepali Neighbors After the Indian President Visits Nepal After the president’s visit, Nepali Congress (NC) president SherBahadurDeuba addressed the 3rd India Ideal Conclave organized by the India Foundation in Goa, India. He claimed that India was Nepal’s “closest” neighbor as both were linked by religion, culture, language and …

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Mukharjee said, “stable and prosperous Nepal”!

By Prajwal Shrestha India’s ceremonial President Pranav Mukharjee, during his stay in Kathmandu, said that he has wished to see a stable and prosperous Nepal. He said that the country should move towards political stability and economic development, which sounds very good. In reality, Mukharjee is one of the Indian …

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Geopolitical smorgasbord: food for thought

By MR Josse KATHMANDU: By the time this is published, America will finally know who the 46th president of the United States is going to be. Whoever it is, the next occupant of the White House will have to tackle, among the familiar raft of foreign policy tasks, the rather …

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Progress of China’s aviation sector highlighted at Airshow

By Hu Weijia and Ma Jun  At the ongoing Airshow China in Zhuhai, South China’s Guangdong Province, it is conspicuous that some foreign enterprises have substantially cut their exhibition area at this year’s trade fair. Speculation has it that increased competition from Chinese firms may have encroached on the market …

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Concrete steps will help Beijing, Manila overcome sea spat

By Ai Jun  Will Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s upcoming visit from Tuesday to Friday pull the battered Beijing-Manila ties back into the right orbit? While we await the answer, it is at least certain that the meeting between the top leaders is an encouraging sign of their high expectations of …

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Tibetans have natural rights to clean energy

By Wen Dao  A report about environmental protection in Tibet was released yesterday, compiled by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) after an investigation and evaluation of a variety of construction projects for ecological preservation that were launched and built from 2008 to 2014. The report concludes that years of …

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