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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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Kathmandu Tibetans marked Dalai Lama’s 83rd birthday

July 12, 2018 1:16 am0 comments
Kathmandu Tibetans marked Dalai Lama’s 83rd birthday

(TibetanReview.net, Jul11, 2018) – Tibetans in Nepal’s capital Kathmandu have been able to mark the Dalai Lama’s birthday Jul 7 this year without any China-pressured ban or breakup from Nepalese authorities as in past years. The exiled spiritual leader of Tibet, based at Dharamshala, India, turned 83 this year. Those […]

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Nepal cracks down on Tibet theatre play, citing sanctity of ‘one China policy’

June 27, 2018 3:17 am0 comments
Nepal cracks down on Tibet theatre play, citing sanctity of ‘one China policy’

(TibetanReview.net, Jun23, 2018) – A theatre in Nepal’s capital Kathmandu was forced to stop two shows of a play depicting the travails of the Tibetan refugees in the country and in India following a telephonic warning from the country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), reported Record Nepal Jun 21. The […]

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Timetable set for building Tibet-Nepal Railway link

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Timetable set for building Tibet-Nepal Railway link

(TibetanReview.net, Jun23, 2018) – China’s railway network will reach Tibet’s border town of Kerung (Kyirong) in 2022 and from there Nepal’s capital Kathmandu over the next few years, according to the IANS news service Jun 22. This was started to be part of 14 agreements signed Jun 21 during the […]

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Nepal prime minister to sign Tibet railway link agreement with China

June 21, 2018 5:30 am0 comments
Nepal prime minister to sign Tibet railway link agreement with China

(TibetanReview.net, Jun19, 2018) – After making constant calls for it over the past several years, Nepal is to take its first concrete step towards bringing the railway line in Chinese ruled Tibet to its capital Kathmandu during Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s Jun 19-24 visit to China. Several agreements will […]

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