Stories Tagged 'China'
The women were promised $400 a month in a packing job at a garment factory, but were instead put into stitching and paid $50.
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Officials at the secretariat said the Chinese Embassy called to express ‘serious concern’ over the lawmakers’ trip
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While the inclusion of the cross-border railway in the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is a significant step since Nepal signed up to Chinese President Xi Jinping’s flagship foreign policy initiative in May 2017, opinions are still divided.
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The major takeaway of the agreement is that Nepal can use four Chinese seaports, three land ports for third-country import, and export through the six dedicated transit points between Nepal and China.
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At the end of the BRI conference on April 27, a joint communiqué will explicitly incorporate projects for Nepal under the initiative, enabling an environment for their execution, according to officials at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
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India’s choices remain circumscribed by the fact that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor—the flagship project of the Belt and Road Initiative—not only violates India’s sovereignty with its projects running across Pakistani-occupied Kashmir, but Beijing now calls this disputed territory ‘Pakistan’ without explaining the why and how of this policy shift.
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