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US-China trade war a sign of Trump’s risky brinkmanship

By Chen Chenchen US President Donald Trump is sending mixed signals on trade policies against China which seem self-conflicting. On Tuesday the Trump administration unveiled a list of more than 1,300 products imported from China that could receive a 25 percent tariff. However, just one day later Trump sent a …

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Oli’s Follies

Now that Prime Minister K. P. Oli has paid his ritualistic pilgrimage to New Delhi, eyes will habitually turn to his forthcoming trip to Beijing. Oli wisely announced beforehand that there would be nothing new from the south this round. What should be gleaned, though, is that the Indian media …

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Dalai Lama’s Dilemma

BY P. KHAREL In an acknowledgement of China’s sensitivity to the Dalai Lama’s political activity in the guise of religious pilgrimage and world peace, India’s Cabinet Secretary P.K. Sinha the other week issued a directive to its top officials that it was “not dersirable” for them to attend events organised …

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Pakistan, Tajikistan and CPEC

BY AMEEN REPUBLIC of Tajikistan, formerly part of the erstwhile Soviet Union, has an area of 143,100 square kilometers and a population of 7.5 million. This beautiful country borders with Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan Afghanistan and China. It is separated from Pakistan by the Wakhan Corridor in north-eastern Afghanistan. This narrow strip …

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Indo-Nepal relations-2

BY PROF. DR. SHASTRA DUTTA PANT Dharma is in fact, not convertible. Hindus do not believe in conversion of religion. The size of the converted Muslims and Christians is half of the population of India. There are 95.4 per cent Hindus of Omkar family in Himvatkhand (Nepal). Of the total …

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Xi commits to Chinese wisdom of harmony and co-existence

BY PUJAB RAJ PRADHAN As the U.S. and China inch closer to a full-fledged trade war, this year’s annual Boao Forum for Asia, themed “An Open and Innovative Asia for a World of Greater Prosperity” concluded yesterday. Together with providing Chinese President Xi Jinping the first show after having his …

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India announces landmark connectivity pacts with Nepal

BY ET India on Saturday announced to upgrade road and cross-border rail and energy links with Nepal and develop inland waterways to provide sea connectivity to the landlocked country amid China’s initiatives to provide connectivity links to the Himalayan State. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, following his talks with PM K …

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Mhendoo feature film to attract more foreigners

By Our Reporter Mhendu feature film based on sentimental relations between the Sherpa community and Aryan community, to be produced under the banner of Maron Movie Entertainment is going to be dubbed in different languages — Nepali, English, Japanese and Bhojpuri. Audiences can enjoy beautiful scene of Himalan district Dolpa, …

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