nepal

From the Lexicon: Milk Tea Alliance

The Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon is named after an unassuming alpaca who galumphed past the censors in 2009 to become a Chinese internet sensation. In the long decade since, the Lexicon has tracked online resistance discourse in 365...

Everest a Spiritual Trophy for Wealthy Chinese

Wednesday was the 60th anniversary of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay’s historic climb to the top of Qomolangma, or Mount Everest, whose summit is neatly bisected by the border between China and Nepal. China Daily marked...

Chinese Inroads in Nepal Stanch Tibetan Influx

Nepal has long been “a mouse trapped between elephants”, with a historically close relationship with India and more recently growing links to China. As Beijing’s influence increases, some in the country’s...

100th Self-Immolation Within Tibet; Another in Nepal

After a Tibetan man set himself on fire in the Nepalese capital Kathmandu on Wednesday, exile and activist groups reported that the 100th self-immolation protest within Tibet had taken place in Ngaba on February 3rd. From...

Nepal Gives Go-Ahead to China Dam

According to Reuters, construction of a dam in Nepal, which relies on China’s Three Gorges International Corp investment, was halted two weeks ago, but Nepal’s lawmakers have once again given the go-ahead to continue the...

Nepal’s Tibetans ‘Suffocated’ by Chinese Influence

AFP reports on the deteriorating situation of Nepal’s 20,000 Tibetan exiles as China’s influence in the country grows. For decades, Nepal has been a safe haven for Tibetans fleeing China but activists say their...

Chinese Obstruct CNN Crew in Nepal

CNN describes China’s apparent efforts since 2008 to erode the position of Tibetans in Nepal: “Since China has given Nepal a lot of money, the Nepali government doesn’t let Tibetans do much of anything. They...

China Flexes Its Regional Muscle

Via NPR and the New Republic, Ellen Bork, director of democracy and human rights at the Foreign Policy Initiative, writes about how Nepal is caught between its two powerful neighbors, India and China: …Nepal has become the...

Nepal Rejects Ambitious Chinese Buddhist Venture

The Nepalese government has announced that it “will not entertain” a proposed $3 billion redevelopment of the Buddha’s birthplace by Hong Kong-based NGO, the Asia Pacific Exchange and Cooperation Foundation....

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