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Belt, Road good opportunity for India to boost economy

By Liu Lulu India should participate in China’s Belt and Road initiative and take economic advantage of it, senior leader of the Indian National Congress Manish Tewari said Thursday, adding that the country has nothing to lose if it becomes part of the initiative. Compared with Indian Prime Minister Narendra …

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The new bipolarity in Asia

By M. K. Narayanan The dichotomy in the rule-based global order is becoming increasingly evident with the passage of time. U.S. President Donald Trump, for instance, makes no secret of the fact that he believes in a world governed by self-interest, with little room for shared responsibility, or lofty ideas …

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Reaching out to neighbours

By Syed Munir Khasru The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is among the world’s largest regional intergovernmental organisations. Since its inception, the countries in the region have become more integrated through enhanced intraregional trade and connectivity. The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), geographically proximate to ASEAN, started …

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Sky burial goes even “greener” in Tibet

LHASA, Nov. 22 (Xinhua) — For centuries, it has been custom in Tibetan culture to leave their dead exposed on mountaintops so that they can be eaten by scavenging birds. The ritual is known as a sky burial and is seen as an environmentally friendly way of parting with the …

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Tibet’s oldest palace under renovation

LHASA, Nov. 20 (Xinhua) — China has allocated a total of 10 million yuan (1.5 million U.S. dollars) to renovate Yumbu Lakhang, which is believed to be the oldest building in Tibet Autonomous Region, local authorities said Monday. According to Champa Tsering, head of the cultural relics bureau in the …

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Number of motor vehicles up 73 pct over past five years in Tibet

LHASA, Dec. 2 (Xinhua) — The number of vehicles in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region has rocketed up 73.1 percent over the past five years to 457,000, regional traffic authorities said. Since late 2012, the number of drivers has also increased by 85.5 percent to nearly 420,000, according to figures …

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China’s quantum leap

By Yu Fei China has made remarkable progress in quantum science and technology over the past year, leaping to a world-leading position in the field of quantum communications. “A major breakthrough”; “an impressive achievement”; “a milestone in the field”…. When a series of Chinese achievements in quantum science and technology …

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India-US nexus: impact on CPEC

EVIDENCE suggest that the geopolitical influence Pakistan holds in the South Asian region and its growing economic power via CPEC has by all means become an envious concern in the eyes of international establishment whose players do not want to see a stable Pakistan since it may emerge as a …

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Outlook of Tibet under new era after the 19th NCCPC

By Our Reporter Nepali journalists and academicians as well as Tibetan journalists and academicians discussed on Nepal-Tibet and China relations under new era after the 19th NCCPC in China. Nepal becoming the member of BRI club, Nepal and China’s wish to construct railway line from Kerung to Kathmandu, upgrading road …

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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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