Understanding Chinese ambition

January 8, 2020 08:42 am

Strategic culture, Professor Colin S Gray says, “rests primarily upon the interpretation of history and history’s geography.” In September 1949, the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference met in its first session in Beijing to make final preparations to declare the founding of the People’s Republic of China on October 1, 1949. It adopted the Common Program stating: “The principle of the foreign policy of the People’s Republic of China is protection of the independence, freedom, integrity of territory and sovereignty of the country, upholding of lasting international peace and friendly cooperation between the people of all countries, and opposition to the imperialist policy of aggression and war.”

History in Nepal-China ties

October 23, 2019 01:30 am

Chinese President Xi Jinping returned home on October 13 wrapping up his two-day state visit to Nepal. The visit is now being reviewed and evaluated from different angles by the experts in terms of its impacts on reshaping bilateral relations in tune with the emerging needs. Undoubtedly, the visit of the head of state from as close and powerful a neighbor as China after a hiatus of 23 years was of great historic value. Quite naturally, it evoked great expectations and enthusiasm in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has thanked all who contributed to making the recent historic state visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping successful.

KATHMANDU, Oct 14: Wrapping up a two-day state visit to Nepal, Chinese President Xi Jinping returned home on Sunday. Xi's visit has been taken as a watershed moment in the age-old friendly ties. Republica Online talked to two Nepali foreign affairs experts regarding the outcomes of the visit. Excerpts:

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Chinese President Xi Jinping is returning home shortly, concluding a two-day state visit to Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Nepal and China signed 18 deals and two letters of exchange to promote bilateral cooperation in multiple fields including physical infrastructure development, railroad connectivity and investment at the presence of Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli at Hotel Soaltee.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Nepal and China are holding official delegation-level talks at Hotel Soaltee on Sunday morning.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Co-chairperson of ruling Nepal Communist Party Pushpa Kamal Dahal held one-on-one talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping at Hotel Soaltee today morning.

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said that Nepal-China relation is deep as ocean and high as the Mt Everest.

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: President Xi Jinping of China was offered a guard of honor by a contingent of the Nepal Army at Tribhuvan International Airport.

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Kathmandu on a two-day state to Nepal on Saturday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: Chinese President Xi Jinping landed in Kathmandu on a two-day state to Nepal on Saturday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: Chinese President Xi Jinping has left Chennai, India for Kathmandu on a two-day state visit to Nepal.

Chinese President Xi Jinping is paying a state visit to Nepal today and tomorrow. The visit of the Chinese head of the state to Nepal is taking place after a gap of 23 years. Jiang Zemin (who celebrated his 93rd birthday two months ago) was the last Chinese president to visit Kathmandu. President Jiang is taken as the third but the first successful Chinese leader promoted by paramount leader Deng Xiaoping.

KATHMANDU, Oct 11: Chinese President Xi Jinping is paying a state visit to Nepal on October 12 and 13.

KATHMANDU, Oct 11: Chinese President Xi Jinping reached in the southern Indian city of Chennai on Friday afternoon to attend the second informal meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

KATHMANDU, Oct 10: Chinese President Xi Jinping's upcoming trip to Nepal is expected to inject new impetus into age-old bilateral ties, a senior Chinese Foreign Ministry official said.

KATHMANDU, Oct 10: Nepal and China will hold discussion on the investment modality for the proposed Nepal-China cross-broader railway during the upcoming visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to Nepal, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's Foreign Affairs Advisor Dr Rajan Bhattarai, has said that the forthcoming visit of the President of People's Republic of China Xi Jinping to Nepal will be historic as such high level visit is taking place after 23 years.

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: New dimensions are being added in the age-old relations between Nepal and the People's Republic of China during the passage of time.

BEIJING, Sept 25: Chinese President Xi Jinping presided Wednesday over the inauguration of a second international airport for Beijing with a terminal billed as the world’s biggest.

When Xi comes to Nepal

September 11, 2019 01:30 am

When Xi comes to Nepal, he will break the 23 years gap of presidential visit to Nepal. Can this inspire the US which has never sent its sitting president to Nepal?

WASHINGTON, AUGUST 2: U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday accused his Chinese counterpart of failing to meet promises to stem a deluge of the synthetic opioid fentanyl into the United States, after months of praising Chinese President Xi Jinping for his pledges.

BEIJING, June 9--Chinese President Xi Jinping will pay state visits to Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan from June 12 to 16, Xinhua News Agency reported on Sunday quoting a spokesperson of the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs.