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Suspicion over China’s Polar Silk Road rooted in misunderstanding


BY CHEN ZINAN On January 26, China’s State Council Information Office published a white paper – China’s Arctic Policy, which set out the country’s basic stance, policy goals, principles and major policies and positions regarding its engagement in Arctic affairs. The white paper is to “make the positioning clear.” China …

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Stable power supplied to China’s smallest township in Tibet

LHASA, Feb. 5 (Xinhua) –– With a population of only 32 in nine households, Yumai, China’s smallest township, now has a stable power supply, local township authority said. Located in the foothills of the Himalayas near the border with India, Yumai township is some 200 kilometers from the county seat …

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Tibet’s foreign trade rebounds in 2017

LHASA, Feb. 4 (Xinhua) –– Southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region saw its foreign trade rebound in 2017. The total value of imports and exports in the region rose 13.9 percent to 5.885 billion yuan (934.4 million U.S. dollars) last year. Tibet’s foreign trade fell for two consecutive years following the …

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One trip, two views

BY YUBARAJ GHIMIRE Sushma Swaraj spent less than 24 hours in Nepal. Most of it was expended on assuring political actors — in the government and the Opposition — that India has no interest in Nepal other than see it turn politically stable and prosperous. But, clearly, the perceptions about …

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Differences between India, China likely to deepen: Narayanan

PTI: KOLKATA: Differences between India and China are likely to deepen and the Doklam standoff was not a one off incident, former National Security Advisor M K Narayanan said and cautioned that the differences may lead to “unexpected consequences”. Narayanan, while speaking at the international symposium ‘Indo-China relations — Resolving …

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Indian blockade 1989


BY DR. SHASTRA DUTTA PANT All of a sudden India imposed economic blockade in 1989. I thought this action was inhumane, immoral, undemocratic and bullying. Such act from a sovereign democratic country to another sovereign democratic country was an injustice, more injustice to a landlocked country. I wrote over hundred …

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India’s baseless opposition to CPEC


India’s constant opposition to China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will not affect the project in any way. It is purely a development project and there is no reason to restrain the development work in the disputed areas. India is reiterating that CPEC passes through the disputed area and is therefore …

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Accounting professionals call for strengthening public finance management

By Our Reporter Professionals and experts of accounting have underlined the need of improvement in the current accounting system for strengthening of public finance management as the country transitions toward federal system from the unitary system. Speaking at an interaction entitled ‘Role of professionals in public finance management’ organized by …

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