Archive for the ‘Nepal’ Category

Climate and China: Bringing South Asia’s Countries Closer

Via The Economist, a look at how limate and China fears are bringing South Asia’s countries closer as demonstrated by a recent electricity deal between Bangladesh, India and Nepal: For much of June the 23m people in and around Dhaka, Bangladesh’s capital, suffered in temperatures of up to 38°C. Fans and air-conditioners were of little […]

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With China’s Help, Nepal Chips Away at Its India-lockedness

Via The Diplomat, a report that China has begun a feasibility study to build a railway line linking Kathmandu with Kerung in the Tibet Autonomous Region: On December 27, a team of Chinese experts landed in Nepal to conduct the feasibility study of the Kathmandu-Kerung (Geelong) railway. On the same day, China opened the Rasuwagadhi […]

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