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China opens highway to Nepal border via Tibet; could serve for military purposes 18.9.2017 DNA: Money
China has opened a strategic highway in Tibet to the Nepal border which could be used for civilian and defence purposes, a move that Chinese experts say will enable Beijing to make forays into South Asia, according to a media report today. The 40.4-kilometre highway in Tibet between Xigaze airport and Xigaze city centre officially opened to the public on Friday with a short section linking the national highway to the Nepal border. The highway will shorten the journey from an hour to 30 minutes between the dual-use civil and military airport and Tibet's second-largest city. State-run 'Global Times' quoted experts as saying that the highway "will enable China to forge a route into South Asia in both economic and defence terms" and being a forerunner to a railway line connecting Nepal. Geographically, any extension of the road and railway connectivity to South Asia is through India, Bhutan and to Bangladesh. Chinese officials have said in the past that the projects are feasible and could become a trade ...
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China opens dual-use highway to Nepal via Tibet 18.9.2017 South Asia News Headlines, Latest South East Asia News and Live Updates - Times of India
The 40.4-kilometre highway in Tibet between Xigaze airport and Xigaze city centre officially opened to the public on Friday with a short section linking the highway to the Nepal border.
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Eye on India: China opens dual-use highway to Nepal via Tibet 18.9.2017 TOI: Home
The 40.4-kilometre highway in Tibet between Xigaze airport and Xigaze city centre officially opened to the public on Friday with a short section linking the national highway to the Nepal border. The highway will shorten the journey from an hour to 30 minutes.
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China opens 40 kms dual-use highway to Nepal via Tibet 18.9.2017 Latest News
The highway will shorten the journey from an hour to 30 minutes between the dual-use civil and military airport and Tibet's second-largest city
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Xi gets the generals he wants 7.9.2017 Rediff: Columns
To rise quickly in the PLA's hierarchy, you need to be close to Xi Jinping.
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Staring down censorship 5.9.2017 Hindu: Op-Ed
Why did Beijing risk a backlash from the China studies community?
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'Upgraded China-Nepal border point to boost trade, tourism' 3.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Trade and tourism between Nepal and China would be boosted after the Rasuwagadi-Kerung border crossing was upgraded into an international border point, according to the Himalayan country's business leaders.
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India targeted PLA exercises were just propaganda, say Western officials 2.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
Hong Kong [China], Sept.2: In the last week of August, Chinese media was replete with stories of military exercises taking place to the north and south of India. Official media happily broadcast images of live fire drills in the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) and, astoundingly, in the western part of the Indian Ocean.
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Landslide buries nine in China 30.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A landslide on Wednesday buried nine persons in northwest China's Qinghai province, an official said.
Landslide buries nine in China 30.8.2017 Zee News : World
The landslide occurred at around 4.30 a.m. in a village of Guoluo Tibetan autonomous prefecture. 
Activists cry sham over the conviction of human rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong 25.8.2017 Phayul.com
The prosecution and the televised confession of the prominent Chinese human rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong who admitted to ‘inciting subversion to the state’ is a sham and a coerced act, said activ
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Foreign publishers at Beijing Book Fair admit to self-censorship to avoid ban 24.8.2017 Phayul.com
Following the decision of the world’s oldest publisher to remove ‘sensitive contents’ from its website in China and subsequently restoring them after facing backlashes, the Beijing Book Fa
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Larung Gar set to be run by Communist Party members 23.8.2017 Phayul.com
The foremost Buddhist Institute in Tibet, Larung Gar Buddhist learning center that has come under intense heavy-handedness in the past year is set to be further clamped down with key management a
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Cambridge University Press faces backlash after bowing to China censorship pressure 21.8.2017 Washington Post: World
Under Chinese pressure, the CUP removed articles about Tibet, Tiananmen Square and the Cultural Revolution.
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Chinese President Xi Jinping congratulates scientists for second expedition in Tibet 19.8.2017 DNA: Evolutions
President Xi Jinping on Saturday congratulated a research team on conducting China's second scientific expedition to the Qinghai-Tibet plateau, which also included sections of the route of the USD 50 billion China- Pakistan Economic Corridor.
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China angered at US criticism of religious freedom, says US not perfect 16.8.2017 Zee News : World
China hit back on Wednesday at criticism by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson of its record on religious freedom, saying the United States was not perfect and should be looking after its own affairs rather than making baseless accusations.
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China earthquake toll rises to 24 11.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The death toll in the 7-magnitude earthquake in China's Sichuan province rose to 24 on Friday, with five persons still missing, officials said.
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China quake toll reaches 20 10.8.2017 Zee News : South Asia
The death toll in an earthquake measuring 7 on the Richter scale that struck China`s Sichuan province has gone up to 20 with 431 injured, authorities said on Thursday.
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China quake toll reaches 20 10.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The death toll in an earthquake measuring 7 on the Richter scale that struck China's Sichuan province has gone up to 20 with 431 injured, authorities said on Thursday.
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India-China stand-off: The truth from the Dragon's mouth 10.8.2017 Rediff: News
A new book reproduces original Chinese maps that contradict Chinese propaganda.
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