Nepal’s Prime Minister sees the country’s location between two regional superpowers as a unique opportunity for international investors
Top policymakers and business leaders have flocked to Davos again for the annual World Economic Forum in the Swiss Alps. The meeting is overshadowed by trade conflicts and a resurgence of economic nationalism.
At the Belt and Road Forum, China intends to allay fears conjured up by its "New Silk Road" project. Beijing has an interest in tweaking the initiative, says DW's Frank Sieren.
China intends to construct a railway between the western region of Tibet and Nepal's capital, Kathmandu. The deal with Nepal comes amid growing Chinese investment in the Himalayan country.
As the world's rich meet for the World Economic Forum in Davos, their festivities are as usual heralded by the Oxfam report on global inequality — a highly controversial study that should be taken with a grain of salt.
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