Nepal: Joining China's "One Belt, One Road"

Monthly archives for January, 2018

Borderland: The Road to Rasuwagadhi

Borderland: The Road to Rasuwagadhi

(Click the image to watch the complete video) This short documentary video explores the treacherous yet booming road to the Nepal-China border in Rasuwa district, where a number of large infrastructure projects are being built with China’s involvement, after Nepal formally signed on to the country’s ambitious “One Belt, One Road” initiative in May 2017.  

Paradise Transforming: Langtang National Park & OBOR

Paradise Transforming: Langtang National Park & OBOR

(Click the image to watch the complete video) A 22-minute short documentary film, that follows the Nepal 2017 Reporting Team’s eight-day trek through Langtang National Park. The film explores how China’s opening of the nearby Rasuwagadhi-Jilong border and building of large infrastructure projects immediately adjacent to the park are likely to influence the lives of people […]

Slideshow-Nepal 2017

Slideshow-Nepal 2017

  (Click the image to watch the complete slideshow) A collection of images taken by the Nepal 2017 Reporting Team. Includes Kathmandu’s Kumari festival, the journey to the Rasuwagadhi-Jilong border, and the team’s journey through Langtang National Park, to report on imminent changes coming to the area due to China’s Belt and Road projects underway […]

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