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Geo-strategic Spillover

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Ordinary citizens and civil society have become the victims of the government’s desire for political control. There is an evident shift in the political discourse, where political parties in power are emphasising on the duties of the citizens over their rights. This is in tandem with the shift in emphasis …

Nepal China Agreements

Nepal China Agreements

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Many preliminary negotiations between Nepal and China concluded to agreements this week. Agreements with China were made with all tiers of investors: Beijing-the central government, Yunnan-the provincial government, and private Chinese companies. Apart from China, Nepal also signed deals with Bangladesh on tax exemption, and with Japan regarding labor agreement. …

Investment Summit – Foreign Policy FDI

Investment Summit – Foreign Policy FDI

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The government appears to be investing a lot of energy and focus on the upcoming investment summit to be held in late March. However, the policies and practices adopted by the government in recent months have been giving the wrong messages, raising further questions about the investment climate in Nepal. …

The Implication of BRI and Indo-Pacific in Nepali perspective

The Implication of BRI and Indo-Pacific in Nepali Perspective

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Nepal is a tiny Himalayan nation situated between two Asian giants China and India. The geo-strategic location of Nepal is very sensitive, and thus it is an important discourse for China and India in the current time. The upcoming superpower China is leading the BRI project to drive their political …