KATHMANDU, Jan 13: A three-month-long training on Chinese language and culture for Nepali journalists has kicked off in Lalitpur today. Nepal-China Media Forum and Confucius Institute of the Kathmandu University (KU) jointly organized the training.

CHITWAN, Sept 16: "How to say 'where are you from?' in the Chinese language I tell you, listen carefully!" When Liu Fang Hwa (Sujan) says this to his students, Nepali students look very excited. Some even answer back 'Ni Laaizi Naali' though they are not sure whether they are correct. The instructor Liu then asks the students how to say 'What is your name?' in Chinese.

Bagiswori Secondary School in Bhaktapur has begun the Chinese language course to their students. It has been teaching the Chinese language, especially Mandarin to over 90 students from grade VII.

KATAHMANDU, Dec 7: The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) is preparing to include the Chinese language in school curriculum.