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Many schools in Nepal make Mandarin compulsory as China provides free teachers

June 18, 2019 11:53 pm0 comments
Many schools in Nepal make Mandarin compulsory as China provides free teachers

(TibetanReview.net, Jun16’19) – In clear violation of the government’s education guideline, many schools across Nepal have made it mandatory for students to learn Mandarin Chinese, lured by the Chinese government’s offer to provide the teachers free of cost, reported the Nepalese daily The Himalayan Times Jun 15. The report cited […]

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Two Nepali MPs driven to express regret for attending int’l lawmakers’ Tibet conference

May 21, 2019 11:25 pm0 comments
Two Nepali MPs driven to express regret for attending int’l lawmakers’ Tibet conference

(TibetanReview.net, May21’19) – Subjected to overwhelming pro-China battering by the government and media, two House of Representatives members of Nepal’s parliament, Mr Ekwal Miyan and Mr Pradip Yadav, have expressed regret for having attended the 7th World Parliamentarians’ Convention on Tibet, which was held in Latvia’s capital Riga over May […]

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Two Nepali MPs’ participation in Latvia Tibet convention claimed to violate one-China policy

May 16, 2019 12:15 am0 comments
Two Nepali MPs’ participation in Latvia Tibet convention claimed to violate one-China policy

(TibetanReview.net, May15’19) – The participation by two Nepali MPs at the 7th World Parliamentarians’ Convention on Tibet, which was held in Latvia’s capital Riga from May 7-10 and organized by the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile in association with Latvian Parliamentary Support Group for Tibet and International Network of Parliamentarians on Tibet, has […]

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Nepal probe’s journalists for disseminating globally published Dalai Lama news

May 14, 2019 1:04 pm0 comments
Nepal probe’s journalists for disseminating globally published Dalai Lama news

(TibetanReview.net, May14’19) – While there are no suggestions that there has been any violation of any law, the government of Nepal has ordered a probe against three journalists at the Rastriya Samachar Samiti (RSS), the country’s national news agency, for disseminating a news item regarding Tibet’s exile spiritual leader, the […]

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Nepal-China BRI projects a non-starter?

April 16, 2019 3:51 am0 comments
Nepal-China BRI projects a non-starter?

(TibetanReview.net, Apr15’19) – China’s ambitious Belt and Road initiative (BRI) with Nepal may be a non-starter due to enormous technical as well as economic challenges that beset it unless Kathmandu is prepared to sacrifice strategic national interests to follow the well-trodden doomed path towards debt trap taken by Sri Lanka […]

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US speaks of Nepal’s promise to protect Tibetan refugees

March 21, 2019 3:41 am0 comments
US speaks of Nepal’s promise to protect Tibetan refugees

(TibetanReview.net, Mar20’19) – The US has reminded Nepal Mar 19 that it had assured in Dec 2018 to continue to protect the rights of the Tibetan refugees living in the country, meaning, basically, that those escaping from Tibet will not be sent back. “Recognising your own experience as a political […]

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Nepal compiling data on Tibetan refugees to detect new arrivals

February 28, 2019 10:25 am0 comments
Nepal compiling data on Tibetan refugees to detect new arrivals

(TibetanReview.net, Feb27’19) – Nepal has started compiling data on Tibetan refugees living in the country not with any view to register them but to be able to check them online to ensure that their number, estimated to be around 14,000, not do increase further with new arrivals, according to a […]

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With transit protocol, China helps reduce Nepal’s dependence on India

September 10, 2018 10:41 pm0 comments
With transit protocol, China helps reduce Nepal’s dependence on India

(TibetanReview.net, Sep09, 2018) – China has helped Nepal to reduce its heavy dependence on India for foreign trade and commerce by granting it access to three dry ports or land ports. These are located in Lanzhou, capital of China’s Gansu Province; Lhasa, capital of Tibet; and Xigatse (Shigatse), located in […]

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China withdraws from MoU-commitment to build Nepal’s first reservoir project

September 1, 2018 10:13 pm0 comments
China withdraws from MoU-commitment to build Nepal’s first reservoir project

(TibetanReview.net, Sep01, 2018) – China has made it clear that it is, in the end, all about money, not charity as it pulled out of a commitment to build a 750-MW hydropower project in Nepal, citing adverse profitability concerns. The first reservoir project in Nepal was to be completed by […]

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Nepal halts decision to send 8 Tibetan refugees to India

August 3, 2018 12:46 am0 comments
Nepal halts decision to send 8 Tibetan refugees to India

(TibetanReview.net, Aug02, 2018) – The government of Nepal has halted a decision to send to India eight Tibetan refugees who had either crossed from the Tibet border illegally or otherwise overstayed their visas and did not want to go back under Chinese rule, reported thehimalayantimes.com Jul 30. Nepal had reached […]

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