Protesters march during a rally against a controversial extradition law proposal in Hong Kong on June 9, 2019. // AFP PHOTO

A million Hong Kong people protest China extradition law, Hong Kong ‘vows to proceed’

The streets of Hong Kong erupted on Sunday and continued well towards Monday after pro-Beijing leaders agreed to pass a controversial extradition law. Hong Kong’s parliament is pushing for a bill that... Read more »
The figure in this image, known only as "tank man," became a symbol of resistance. REUTERS/Arthur Tsang/Files

Every Nepali should know about the 1989 Tiananmen Square incident

30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square incident evokes different memories in me. To a large extent, the learning of the incident, and the resulting learning of the oppression of the Chinese regime... Read more »
An under-construction Miteri (Friendship) highway. Image: Screengrab

Tatopani border opens after 4 years, China to hand over bridge, highway, and dry port to Nepal

Nepal and China are set to begin border crossings from today at Tatopani after a gap of four years. The Miteri (Friendship) bridge connecting Tatopani (Nepal) and Khasa (China) which had to... Read more »

China’s Belt and Road initiative must be green and sustainable, President Xi Jinping said at the opening of a summit on his grand plan on Friday, adding that the massive infrastructure and... Read more »

China plant explosion kills seven; second blast in Jiangsu province this month

A plant explosion in China’s Jiangsu province has killed seven people, state media reported on Sunday, 10 days after a blast at a pesticide plant killed 78 people in the province and... Read more »

Experts say the need for political commitment for border security

Our unregulated border with India is an urgent matter of concern to the government, experts said on an interaction organized by Nepal Institute of Strategic Studies. Experts emphasized on the need to... Read more »

China brushes off outrage over death sentence, Canada fires back

China said on Wednesday it was “not worried in the slightest” by mounting international concern over the death sentence handed to a Canadian for drug smuggling. Monday’s sentence for Robert Schellenberg for... Read more »

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits China

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is visiting China at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping, only days after warning he may take an alternative path if the United States does... Read more »

China’s Xi threatens Taiwan with force but also seeks peaceful ‘reunification’

China reserves the right to use force to bring Taiwan under its control but will strive to achieve peaceful “reunification” with the self-ruled island that has a bright future under Chinese rule,... Read more »

President Trump signs Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act

U.S President has drawn the cheer of many exiled Tibetans, lawmakers, activists and human rights advocates after signing the Reciprocal Access to Tibet bill, and therefore turning it into a law. The... Read more »