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Chinese team starts feasibility study for Kerung-Kathmandu railway

Kathmandu, 23 May, A Chinese technical team arrived in Kathmandu has started feasibility study for construction of Kerung-Kathmandu railway line. The team has started survey for constructing railway station located to the West from Tokha in Kathmandu. The team had reached to Kharanitar in Nuwakot on Tuesday. According to Prakash …

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On the great Asian highway

BY SYED MUNIR KHASRU One of the key non-military issues that does not just bedevil India-China relations but also significantly affects many countries in the region is the inability of the two Asian giants to communicate, cooperate and coordinate on matters of regional trade and connectivity which could have benefited …

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BRI: The project that will change our world

BY SHAMAS UR REHMAN TOOR The Belt and Road initiative (BRI) has been a much talked about project in recent years. Its scale is unprecedented. The initiative will not only improve intra-Asia connectivity but also enhance the link between Asia, Europe and Africa. The initiative will impact 65 countries (or …

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Tibet to have universal broadband service

BEIJING, May 17 (Xinhua) — Ninety-eight percent of administrative villages in China’s Tibet Autonomous Region will have optical fibre communication thanks to a universal telecom service project. The target is expected to be accomplished by the end of this year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. Since …

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Tibetan antelope start annual migration to Hoh Xil

XINING, May 17 (Xinhua) — Pregnant Tibetan antelope have begun their annual migration to the heart of northwest China’s Hoh Xil nature reserve to give birth, according to the reserve’s management bureau. Around 6:30 p.m. on May 3, the first group of around 50 Tibetan antelope passed the Qinghai-Tibet highway …

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Tibetan medicine college approved to grant doctorates

LHASA, May 22 (Xinhua) — A college for Tibetan traditional medicine in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region has been approved to grant doctorates, the college said. The Tibetan Traditional Medical College (TTMC), based in the regional capital of Lhasa, was approved by the academic degree commttee of the State Council, …

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Fears of second Cold War misplaced

BY ZHANG TENGJUN Sino-US relations have been on a downswing this year. Some believe that a “Cold War II” between China and the US is coming. The two countries, they think, are competitive in their strategic goals. To be specific, China aims for its rejuvenation, while US President Donald Trump …

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A momentous partnership between Nepal and Germany

BY ROLAND SCHÄFER On a TV show recently, I heard a wise man say about his difficult youth: You don’t judge a life by the hand you were initially dealt. You judge a life by how you played that hand. 60 years ago Nepal established diplomatic relations with Germany. Both …

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Japan provides disaster management equipments

By Our Reporter Japan has extended grant assistance of Rs. 683,200,000 to Nepal for the implementation of the Economic and Social Development Program. Japanese ambassador Masashi Ogawa and Dr. Rajan Khanal, Secretary, Ministry of Finance, signed and exchanged a set to notes to this effect at the Ministry of Finance, …

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Website in Chinese language launched

By Our Reporter Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) launched its new Website in Chinese language. Tourism and Civil Aviation Minister Rabindra Adhikari launched the Website amidst a function organised on Monday NTB has developed the Website by keeping all touristic information about Nepal targeting the Chinese tourists visiting Nepal. By login …

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