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Tremors

Kathmandu’s ever mobile political scene is currently throbbing in all directions. The convention of the international chapter of the World Hindu Organization has had to have its reverberations primarily because of the former king’s accurate assessment of the revolting political situation in the country and the continuing exclusivity that prevails. …

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World in Turmoil

By Prabasi Nepali Neighbours SAARC The summit of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) was supposed to have been held in Islamabad this coming November. However, following the supposed attack by Islamic militants on an Indian outpost in Kashmir on India’s side of the de facto border (LoC/Line …

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Economic health of the country

By Prajwal Shrestha Our political leaders are excellent actors. They are never tired in giving big speeches but when they find opportunity to enjoy government funds, they never miss the chance. When the cabinet meeting had proposed to provide financial support to the ailing octogenarian leader and former prime minister …

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Has India ‘lost’ Bangladesh to China?

By MR Josse KATHMANDU: Has India ‘lost’ Bangladesh to China? This query has been ignited by Chinese President Xi Jinping’s recent hugely successful state visit to Bangladesh. There, Xi sought to dramatically ramp up Beijing’s clout in a country virtually joined at the hip with India ever since its gory …

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Hope for ‘One Asia’

By Suresh Acharya The International Conference on Asian Political Parties (ICAPP), in its ‘Kuala Lumpur Declaration’ has reaffirmed that sovereignty, territorial integrity and equality of all nations, peaceful settlement of international conflicts and non-interference in internal affairs. The ICAPP has become a major and unique political force open to all …

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Historical documents disappear

By Our Reporter The “loktantrik” governments having incapable and non-visionary leadership have not even been able to protect our historical documents. According to the Annapurna Post report, the then King Gyanendra had handed-over important and valuable documents to the Nepal government before he quit the Narayanhitty Royal Palace. But the …

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‘Belt and Road’ initiative points to brighter globalization

By Jean-Pierre Raffarin The history of the Silk Road sparks numerous aspirations for the ancient route. Hadrian, the Roman Emperor depicted by French writer Marguerite Yourcenar, was fascinated with the flourishing commerce and trade along the ancient Silk Road. The “Belt and Road” initiative put forward by Chinese President Xi …

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BRICS sustainable development crucial

The 8th BRICS Summit took place over the weekend in Goa, India. It has been seven years since the first BRIC Summit was held in 2009. What is the group’s role in global governance? What challenges does it face and how should the five countries further enhance their cooperation in …

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China International Strategy Review 2016 released

China International Strategy Review 2016, an annual academic publication from the Institute of International and Strategic Studies (IISS) under Peking University, was released recently at a forum held by the IISS. Since its founding in 2008, the China International Strategy Review has earned recognition from readers for its objective and …

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Latvian photojournalist’s exhibition on Tibet opens in Riga

RIGA, Oct.8 (Xinhua) — A photo exhibition featuring pictures taken by Latvian photojournalist Janis Laizans in Tibet has been unveiled here Friday. The exhibition, named “Seven Days in Tibet”,  has a collection of 30 pictures shot by Laizans during his trip to China’s Tibet Autonomous Region in the summer. A …

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