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Germany at the Crossroads

BY PRABASI NEPALI After the parliamentary elections in September, there were various possibilities to form a new government. Since neither of the bigger parties had a working majority, they had to seek coalition partners. At the outset, the Social Democratic Party (SPD) signaled that it was not interested in continuing …

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Choice: ‘Quislings & authoritarians’


BY P. KHAREL By this day next week we should be able to gauge what happened to which party where, how and how, with the final phase of the two-stage elections to parliament and provincial councils scheduled to be completed next Thursday. The issue is not the holding of the …

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Role of Private sector in sustainable development in Nepal


BY HYUNGKYOO KIM I would like to take the privilege of sharing some of my personal take on this matter. When we think of sustainable development I believe that the development models have to come from the localpeople for it to work or be sustainable, I have spent a quite …

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China enters into new era

Pushpa Raj Pradhan

BY PUSHPA RAJ PRADHAN Chinese President Xi Jinping in his address to the CPC National Congress, has extensively explained about China’s past history, contradictions in development modality, China’s hard work in the past in making China as a second largest economy and challenges for China in the days to come. …

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Building a community of a shared future of China and Nepal

BY TING WU Talking about what we have gained from the “Belt and Road Initiative” on behalf of my company, and discussing how we can commit ourselves to the development of Tibet, and to building a community of a shared future of China and Nepal under the guidance of the …

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Hindu extremists lay siege to Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal

BY ALI KHAN IN a country where politics has turned toxic, leading virtually everything — from festival firecrackers to animal husbandry — to take on a “communal” religious colouring, perhaps it should not be surprising that even one of the world’s most famous monuments has become a target. But that …

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Nepal Business Excellence Award 2017 held


By Our Reporter Confederation of Nepalese Industries (CN),in association with Frost & Sullivan, a global consulting firm based in the United States, organised “Nepal Business Excellence Awar-2017” amidst a function in Kathmandu last Tuesday. Sipradi Trading Private Limited, one of the largest trading companies in Nepal, has bagged the ‘Super …

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19th CPC National Congress and China-Nepal relations


By Ms Yu Hong China’s achievements in past five years: China is in an important juncture today due to stable and positive economic development. In 2012, the Chinese GDP was 54036.7 billion RMB, which, in 2016, was recorded at 74412.7 billion RMB. GDP of the first half year of 2017 …

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Left alliance claims to rule nation for 50 years


By Our Reporter Leaders of the left alliance have accelerated their aggressive election campaigns criticizing the Nepali Congress and claiming that they will rule the country for 50 years after the elections. Although the election campaign of the left alliance faced a setback following the sudden death of Maoist Centre …

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Unsustainable “loktantra”

By Our Reporter Imagine, how many hydropower projects can be constructed from 100 billion rupees, how many kms roads can be constructed from 100 billion rupees! Unfortunately, Nepal like a poor nation is spending around 100 billion rupees just to conduct three elections. Reports say that to conduct three phases …

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