Why doubts about China’s Belt and Road Initiative persist among its neighbours

Along the banks of Nepal’s Budhigandaki River – the proposed site of a major dam – the only sign of activity on the mountainous slopes is a small office building.So far, though, its only use has been for villagers to register for compensation for any land they might lose to the Chinese-led project.More than six months after the government in Kathmandu recommitted to its contract with China Gezhouba Group Construction (CGGC), work on the proposed 1,200 megawatt project has stalled.Although the…

source https://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy/article/3007352/why-doubts-about-chinas-belt-and-road-initiative-persist-among

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