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Belt and Road Initiative to generate US$350b in infrastructure projects in 5 years, law firm says

The Belt and Road Initiative will generate US$350 billion worth in infrastructure projects within the next five years, law firm Baker McKenzie said in a report. The report, co-authored by Silk Road Associates, highlighted 10 markets outside China's mainland as primary investment destinations along the Belt and Road. The 10 markets, including…


Greening the Belt and Road

How countries and lenders engage with China’s development initiative will determine how sustainable it is Four years after China announced its Belt and Road vision to develop infrastructure and regional connectivity across strategic land and maritime routes, it is still unclear how the ambitious initiative will progress on the ground…


Bangladesh approves China-funded elevated expressway project

Bangladesh's highest economic policy-making body has approved a China-funded elevated expressway project. The project was approved at a meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) chaired by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday. After the ECNEC meeting, Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal told reporters that the…


Displacement and deforestation on Kedarnath route

The massive Char Dham project launched as a grand development project by the Indian government is leading to resistance by locals being displaced, and environmentalists fearing for the fragile eco-sensitive zone Last Friday, before the closing of the gates of the Kedarnath temple, the Indian prime minister Narendra Modi gave…


Nepal Army assigned to perform initial works of Nijgadh International Airport

The government has formally assigned the Nepal Army (NA) to build access and perimeter roads and clear trees at the proposed construction site of Nijgadh International Airport in Bara, 175 km south of Kathmandu. Director General Sanjiv Gautam of the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (Caan) and Major General Yogendra…


The 1st Belt and Road International Financial Cooperation Summit

Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed (Chairman, Parliamentary Committee on CPEC) was keynote speaker at international conference (in Hong Kong recently) on Silk Road, Belt & Road Initiative; where he addressed on role of Pakistan, as the pivotal player as bridge between Southeast Asia & Central Asia in the regional economic cooperation…


Salt route to silk route

Nepal’s district of Mustang used to be known for its salt trade to Tibet, but that disappeared with salt imports from India in 1980s, now new trade routes to China bring new possibilities and new restrictions The town of Korala in Nepal’s Mustang district, located 4,250 metres above sea level,…


Darchula-Tinkar road still unfinished

Locals of Byas village council of Darchula district are forced to live in misery due to the delay in construction of Darchula-Tinkar road, the motorable access to district headquarter in Khalanga. Locals have to cross the Indian border in order to travel to district headquarter. When the government started the…


Kaligandaki corridor becomes operational

The Kaligandaki Road Corridor—one of the national pride projects—connecting China and India has achieved a major breakthrough with the opening of the most difficult section in Baglung district on Friday. The 26 km-section in Baglung carved with stiff rocks was opened by Nepal Army, formally allowing vehicular movement on the…


29 places on Narayanghat-Mugling road highly prone to landslides

With the onset of the monsoon rains, as many as 29 places along the under-construction Narayanghat-Mugling road section have been flagged as potentially risky due to possible landslides. The Narayanghat-Mugling Road Section Project Office, construction officials and security personnel expect the situation to be more critical in the coming days…


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