Buddhist monks wear protective masks at a mass prayer meeting for victims of the coronavirus in Kathmandu, Nepal. Photo: EPA-EFEBuddhist monks wear protective masks at a mass prayer meeting for victims of the coronavirus in Kathmandu, Nepal. Photo: EPA-EFE
Buddhist monks wear protective masks at a mass prayer meeting for victims of the coronavirus in Kathmandu, Nepal. Photo: EPA-EFE

China and Nepal media in war of words over coronavirus control claims

  • China ‘reserves the right to further action’ after it accuses journalists, editors and media organisations of spreading smears and racial discrimination
  • Beijing takes exception when Nepalese newspaper publishes article saying ‘authoritarian systems don’t do well when confronting unexpected crises’

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Buddhist monks wear protective masks at a mass prayer meeting for victims of the coronavirus in Kathmandu, Nepal. Photo: EPA-EFEBuddhist monks wear protective masks at a mass prayer meeting for victims of the coronavirus in Kathmandu, Nepal. Photo: EPA-EFE
Buddhist monks wear protective masks at a mass prayer meeting for victims of the coronavirus in Kathmandu, Nepal. Photo: EPA-EFE
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