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Nepal and China Conclude Military Drills
May 02, 2017
Nepal and China Conclude Military Drills
The first-ever China-Nepal military drill was allegedly scaled down to address Indian concerns.
Nepal and China Conclude Military Drills
Nepal's India-China Balancing Act Put to the Test
March 28, 2017
Nepal's India-China Balancing Act Put to the Test
Prachanda's recent outreach to China is his latest attempt to balance ties with both Nepal's neighbors.
Nepal's India-China Balancing Act Put to the Test
After the 'Blockade': China's Push into Nepal
February 01, 2017
After the 'Blockade': China's Push into Nepal
The damage done to Nepal-India relations lingers, opening the door for China.
After the 'Blockade': China's Push into Nepal
India and China's Tug of War Over Nepal
January 06, 2017
India and China's Tug of War Over Nepal
Nepal's politicians face increasing pressure from both China and India.
India and China's Tug of War Over Nepal
Tibet and China’s 'Belt and Road'
August 30, 2016
Tibet and China’s 'Belt and Road'
Will Tibet become China's bridge to South Asia under the Belt and Road Initiative?
Tibet and China’s 'Belt and Road'
Seeking Diplomatic Balance, Nepal's New PM Dispatches Special Envoys to India, China
August 16, 2016
Seeking Diplomatic Balance, Nepal's New PM Dispatches Special Envoys to India, China
Prachanda is looking to balance Nepal's bilateral relationships with its two massive neighbors.
Seeking Diplomatic Balance, Nepal's New PM Dispatches Special Envoys to India, China
An Uphill Climb for Nepal's Prachanda
August 05, 2016
An Uphill Climb for Nepal's Prachanda
Nepal's new prime minister faces a host of internal and external challenges.
An Uphill Climb for Nepal's Prachanda
Nepali Premier KP Oli’s Comeuppance
July 28, 2016
Nepali Premier KP Oli’s Comeuppance
The downfall of Nepal's prime minister can be traced to three factors.
Nepali Premier KP Oli’s Comeuppance
India's Self-Defeating Paranoia Over China in Nepal
May 14, 2016
India's Self-Defeating Paranoia Over China in Nepal
"India must be more comfortable with the idea of Nepal dealing more with the rest of the world, including with China."
India's Self-Defeating Paranoia Over China in Nepal
Nepal and Its Neighbors
April 28, 2016
Nepal and Its Neighbors
Changing dynamics between Nepal, China, and India highlight the need for deft diplomacy in Kathmandu.
Nepal and Its Neighbors
China’s $50 Trillion Plan for a Global Energy Grid
April 01, 2016
China’s $50 Trillion Plan for a Global Energy Grid
Plus, Scarborough Shoal, Nepal-China military ties, and myth-busting about China's economy. Friday China links.
China’s $50 Trillion Plan for a Global Energy Grid
In China, Nepal's PM Seeks Alternative to India
March 23, 2016
In China, Nepal's PM Seeks Alternative to India
Nepal's leader arrived in China on Sunday, full of enthusiasm for deepening trade and transportation links.
In China, Nepal's PM Seeks Alternative to India
China’s Defense Budget to Grow 7-8 Percent
March 05, 2016
China’s Defense Budget to Grow 7-8 Percent
Plus, Xi Jinping's inner circle, Nepal-China ties, and Chinese censors at work. Your Friday China links.
China’s Defense Budget to Grow 7-8 Percent
China, South Korea Hold Maritime Talks
December 25, 2015
China, South Korea Hold Maritime Talks
Plus, Pu Zhiqiang, gay rights in China, the China-Nepal border, and more. China links.
China, South Korea Hold Maritime Talks
China: Court Ruling on South China Sea Case 'Null and Void'
October 31, 2015
China: Court Ruling on South China Sea Case 'Null and Void'
More on the South China Sea and China's fifth plenum, plus updates on Nepal and China's EU diplomacy. Friday links.
China: Court Ruling on South China Sea Case 'Null and Void'
China Steps In After Indian Fuel Stops Flowing to Nepal
October 27, 2015
China Steps In After Indian Fuel Stops Flowing to Nepal
China will provide 1.3 million liters of gasoline to Nepal as supplies from India continue to be disrupted.
China Steps In After Indian Fuel Stops Flowing to Nepal
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