China struggles to keep Nepal’s ruling communist party united


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Chinese ambassador Hou Yanqi has once again stepped in to save Nepal’s Prime Minister Mr KP Sharma Oli from the onslaught of his fellow-communist rivals even if it is only a temporary relief lasting just 10 days. Hou will no doubt use the time to keep Oli in power or otherwise the ruling communist party united. Oli got a temporary reprieve in the Nov 18 meeting of the Central Secretariat of the ruling Nepal Communist Party when his request for 10 more days to respond to allegations of corruption, nepotism and authoritarianism — levelled against him by a majority of...