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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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UN experts question Nepal’s lack of protection for Tibetan refugees

May 16, 2018 11:47 pm0 comments
UN experts question Nepal’s lack of protection for Tibetan refugees

(TibetanReview.net, May16, 2018) – In its Concluding Observations on Nepal’s report, the UN Committee on Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD) has on May 11 expressed concern on the plight of Tibetan refugees living with little or no protection while calling on the country “to ratify international instruments […]

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China boasts of developing array of new border security equipment

April 10, 2018 10:00 pm0 comments
China boasts of developing array of new border security equipment

(TibetanReview.net, Apr10, 2018) – The main reason why so few Tibetans have been able to make it out of their occupied homeland in recent years has been because China had greatly strengthened border security system both on the Tibetan side and in arrangements with Nepal. China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA), […]

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Nepal detained man for posing with Tibetan flag on Facebook

March 31, 2018 3:48 am0 comments
Nepal detained man for posing with Tibetan flag on Facebook

(TibetanReview.net, Mar30, 2018) – Police in Nepal’s capital kathmandu detained and threatened to deport earlier this month a Tibetan man for having posted on Facebook a photo of himself with a Tibetan national flag and writing to embassies in Kathmandu about human rights concerns in Tibet, said Washington-based International Campaign […]

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