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  • CPEC 2.0: The promise and the peril

    September 10, 2019

    Pakistan’s challenges in managing CPEC are largely internal, and have to do with transparency, centre-provincial coordination, and the state’s capacity to manage its finances, argues Sherry Rehman

  • The costs of heightened conflict in the Himalayas

    September 04, 2019

    As a series of conflicts in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region come into sharp focus, sidelining local populations, the long-term environmental costs may leave the region degraded, poor and desperate

  • The human costs of ‘Swan City’

    June 19, 2019

    The site of the first large dam on the Yellow River has been transformed into a winter habitat for birds, but at a huge cost to local farmers and communities, writes Ding Xiangli

  • China-Nepal railway: fantasy or reality?

    June 18, 2019

    The world’s toughest rail route, from Kerung in Tibet to Kathmandu, is struggling to get off the ground amid growing fears of debt, earthquakes and benefits bypassing local communities

  • China’s polluted land sold off

    June 06, 2019

    Inadequate soil checks by local governments are allowing contaminated land to hit the market, risking public health, reports Wang Chen