Nepal China Agreement in Beijing

Today Nepal and China agreed to expand and consolidate bilateral cooperation focusing mainly on trade, transit, investment, energy, tourism and infrastructure development, according to a statement issued by Nepal’s Foreign Ministry.  The agreement was reached during a meeting between Deputy PM and Foreign Minister Minister Kamal Thapa and the Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi inContinue reading “Nepal China Agreement in Beijing”

General Rana’s Political and Undiplomatic Statement

Update: The Nepali Army today issued a press statement claiming that comments attributed to him are false and that he didn’t give any formal interview to any news outlets during his trip to India last week. “The news reports published in a few media outlets in the past few days that Chief of the Army MrContinue reading “General Rana’s Political and Undiplomatic Statement”

Chinese Prime Minister Will Come to Nepal in December

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao is arriving in Kathmandu on December 20 on a three-day visit, Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai said on Tuesday. “After the visit of the Chinese Premier, I will visit China,” PM Bhattarai told a select group of journalists. Wen will be the highest-ranking official to visit from Nepal’s immediate neighbours—India and China—since 2001.Continue reading “Chinese Prime Minister Will Come to Nepal in December”

China’s Political and Economic missions in Nepal: Investment- Yes, Interference- No.

More Chinese investments in Nepal is very much welcome because this will help us become self-sustained and independent. By Prithvi Man Shrestha The Chinese private sector is looking at Nepal as an investment destination. This was the message Chinese businessmen tried to convey in the 11th meeting of Nepal-China Non-Government Cooperation Forum in Kathmandu onContinue reading “China’s Political and Economic missions in Nepal: Investment- Yes, Interference- No.”

Indian Embassy in Kathmandu and Alleged Maoist-‘Chinese’ Phone Conversation

Writing on the front pages of Kantipur and The  Kathmandu Post, the editors of the papers today say that a high-ranking official from a foreign diplomatic mission (Indian mission) in Kathmandu had called them on Friday night to inquire if they were interested in publishing the alleged Mahara conversation with a man with Chinese accent.Continue reading “Indian Embassy in Kathmandu and Alleged Maoist-‘Chinese’ Phone Conversation”