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China's road to Nepal

The emerging economies of China and India are kept apart by the remote, inaccessible Himalayas. But in Nepal the Chinese are now building a road across the roof of the world.

It is part of their efforts to open up and develop the Tibet region, but there is a political price for tiny Nepal.

Nepal correspondent Joanna Jolly, reports on how Nepal's peace road map is looking increasingly tattered.


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