A newly announced “Saturday Night Live” cast member posted a video last year in which he used a racial slur for Chinese people and derided Asians trying to learn English.

The annual Chinese film festival is going to be held at National Cultural Cooperation from September 17.

Hyatt Regency Kathmandu is launching 10-day long  ‘Sichuan Food Festival’ that kicks off on August 16 at The Café.

KATHMANDU, July 28: The government has registered a motion in parliament proposing to include Chinese as an official language of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), as China seeks support from member nations to garner two-thirds majority support for the proposal.

A national campaign ‘Visit Nepal Year 2020 (VYN 2020)’ is collaborating with production unit of a Chinese film maker interested to shoot movies in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, July 23: Police personnel deployed at the Tribhuvan International Airport have been trained in Chinese and French languages, targeting Visit Nepal Year 2020.

Mandarin’s usefulness

July 8, 2019 00:30 am

To enable China to extend its additional support to Nepal for its fast growth, Nepal should think of teaching Mandarin at schools

BEIJING, May 15: Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged various countries to treat each other as equals for the peaceful coexistence of civilizations.

KATHMANDU, May 4: Nepal National men’s football team is set to play an international friendly match with Chinese Taipei at Kaohsuiung, Taiwan on June 6 this year.

KATHMANDU, April 21: Speakers at a programme have said learning the Chinese language would not only clear the language barriers but also pave a way for understanding each other.

KATHMANDU, April 11: Three Chinese nationals have been arrested at Tribhuvan International Airport for possessing 3.3 kg of gold in the rectum.

BEIJING, March 5: China sought to shore up its slowing economy through billions of dollars in planned tax cuts and infrastructure spending, with economic growth at its weakest in almost 30 years due to weaker domestic demand and a trade war with the United States.

RASUWA, March 5: The number of Chinese tourists coming to Nepal through the Rasuwagadhi border point is increasing with every passing year.

Chinese Food Festival at Radisson

January 27, 2019 15:11 pm

Radisson Hotel Kathmandu hosted ‘The Chinese Food Festival’ at The Fun Café on Friday. The Fun Café is located at the Radisson Hotel premise.

The 36-year-old star of Chinese television programs “Goddess of Mercy” and “Legend of Mi Yue” and his producer were charged with aggravated sexual assault and depriving a woman of her liberty, as well as related crimes over an incident at a Sydney hotel in March 2018, according to Australian media.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: The government has cancelled a controversial contract awarded to Chinese electronics manufacturer Huawei to develop a Digital Action Room at the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) after the anti-graft body CIAA launched a probe.

Chinese authorities have collected more than 11 billion yuan ($1.62 billion) in unpaid taxes from celebrities and entertainment companies since they hit the industry with a crackdown, state media Xinhua reported on Tuesday.

Whither Chinese consumer?

January 14, 2019 00:30 am

By 2020, Chinese consumers would be more relevant to the global economy than anyone except Americans

First gene-edited babies claimed in China

November 26, 2018 03:24 am

HONG KONG, Nov 26: A Chinese researcher claims that he helped make the world’s first genetically edited babies — twin girls born this month whose DNA he said he altered with a powerful new tool capable of rewriting the very blueprint of life.

Chinese tourists spent a quarter of a trillion dollars abroad

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: Over 100 Nepali students have been awarded with the Chinese government scholarships this year for pursing higher education in China.

RASUWA, Aug 5: A total of 6,694 Chinese Tourists have visited Nepal via the northern Rasuwagadhi Transit point from January 1 till July 16 this year. This is the third year the Chinese tourists started to come to Nepal via the route.

WASHINGTON DC, Aug 1:The Trump administration is considering more than doubling its planned tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports, ratcheting up pressure on Beijing to return to the negotiating table, three people familiar with the internal deliberations said.

WASHINGTON, Aug 1: US President Donald Trump is considering increasing the proposed tariff on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports from 10 percent to 25 percent, US-based media reported on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: Kathmandu-based Chinese Embassy marked the 91st anniversary of the establishment of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) by organizing a function on Tuesday. The program was attended by Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Yu Hong,

KATHMANDU, July 28: Agility Health and Wellness Corporation of China has sponsored the Nepali team, who are taking part in the 18th Asian Games to be held in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia from August 18-September 2.

Chinese investment pouring in Jhapa

July 28, 2018 01:51 am

DAMAK, JULY 27: Chinese investment has been pouring in in Jhapa, Prime Minister KP Oli's home district, in recent times. After facing widespread criticism for his 'negligence' to development works in his district, PM Oli has come up with a surprising plan for development now.

KATHMANDU, July 22: National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has sought information about six Chinese firms that have partnered with Nepali civil contractors to submit a bid for rebuilding of Dharahara.

KATHMANDU, July 22: National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has sought information about six Chinese firms that have partnered with Nepali civil contractors to submit a bid for rebuilding of Dharahara.

KATHMANDU, July 22: The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has set 10 milestone actions to attract more Indian and Chinese tourists to Nepal. The set of activities have been devised to address the target set by the government in the budget for the Fiscal Year 2018/19.

Chinese company Chongquin Machinary & Electronics Holding (Group) Co Ltd (CME) has partnered with People’s Energy Ltd (PEL) to construct the Khimti-2 Hydroelectricity Power Plant in Nepal. The 48.8 megawatt project of US$ 88 million is to be constructed in the Khimti River situated in the bordering areas of Dolakha and Ramechhap districts. The two companies signed a contract for this purpose on Friday.

CHINA, July 13: At least 19 people are dead and 12 injured after an explosion at a chemical plant in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan, officials said.

BEIJING, July 10: Liu Xia, the widow of Chinese Nobel Peace Prize-winning political dissident Liu Xiaobo, left China for Germany on Tuesday, in news welcomed by rights groups who had long pressed for her release from what was effectively house arrest.

PHUKET, July 6: Thai authorities on Friday evening suspended the search for missing tourists who were on a boat that sank during a storm off the southern resort island of Phuket, as the death toll rose to 33, all of them Chinese nationals.

WASHINGTON, June 25: The U.S. Treasury Department is drafting curbs that would block firms with at least 25 percent Chinese ownership from buying U.S. companies with “industrially significant technology,” a government official briefed on the matter said on Sunday.

Chinese enterprises have invested $835 million on advertising for this year’s Russia FIFA World Cup, according to statistics released by Zenith Group, a firm that provides top echelon services in market research information and data analysis.

KATHMANDU, June 23: A company promoted by Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) Bhawani Rana, among others, has signed a preliminary agreement to bring US$ 46 million (about Rs 5 billion) worth of investment from China.

BEIJING, June 20: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who is on a six-day official visit to China, has paid a courtesy call on Chinese President Xi Jinping today.

KATHMANDU, June 17: The government has approved the draft of the memorandum of understanding on the establishment of a mechanism to facilitate the programs and projects in Nepal with support from the People's Republic of China.

WASHINGTON/BEIJING, June 16: U.S. President Donald Trump said he was pushing ahead with hefty tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese imports on Friday, and the smoldering trade war between the world’s two largest economies showed signs of igniting as Beijing immediately vowed to respond in kind.

KATHMANDU, June 13: NCP leader Yogesh Bhattaray has urged Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to seek market in China for Nepali cardamom during his upcoming China visit.

KATHMANDU, June 6: Nepal has requested the Chinese government for its support in combating rising gold smuggling and illegal transaction of US dollars from China into Nepal.

Han Hua (Acculturation), a painting and calligraphy exhibition by Chinese artists, began from Sunday in Park Gallery, Pulchowk. The exhibition also marks the celebration of International Youth Creative and Cultural Week. Calligraphy, ink painting, and contemporary painting are the three segments of the exhibition. Each segment features three artists.

Global manufacturing of the FIFA World Cup 2018 mascots has come to an end, as the last mascots rolled off the production line at a factory in south China’s Guangdong province, May 24.

KATHMANDU, May 23: Minister for Education, Science and Technology Giriraj Mani Pokhrel and Chinese ambassador to Nepal Yu Hong have discussed bilateral coordination and cooperation for the development of education in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, May 21: Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has launched its website in Chinese language in a bid to attract Chinese tourists.

KATHMANDU, May 15: It has been revealed that Tribhuvan University (TU), the oldest and biggest university in the country, deprived its permanent teachers of opportunities to study various Master's degree courses in China under full scholarship.

KATHMANDU, May 9: CPN (Maoist Center)'s chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has said the party has focused its energy and strength entirely on attaining economic development in the country.

With rising interest toward China and the Chinese culture in Nepal of late, investments are pouring in for publication of China-related books in the country. Accordingly, many Chinese publication ventures have opened in Nepal. Nepal Tiyanli Limited is one of such Chinese-owned ventures that has opened its new showroom in Boudha. The publication house was established in three year back, and the formal opening of the showroom was held on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, May 7: The Police has arrested 6 Chinese nationals for allegedly smuggling around 1.5 kg gold from Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), Nepal’s sole international airport on Sunday.