A poster on a message board outside the Confucius Classroom at the Learning Realm International School in Kathmandu promotes friendship between China and Nepal. Photo: Sarah Zheng

Is Nepal falling for China’s soft power charm offensive?

Mandarin lessons, orchestral performances and more than US$80 million of investment are helping Beijing to win hearts and minds in its tiny, but perfectly placed neighbour

Topic |   Nepal

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A poster on a message board outside the Confucius Classroom at the Learning Realm International School in Kathmandu promotes friendship between China and Nepal. Photo: Sarah Zheng
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