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Sri Lanka seeks investment, but China questions linger
Sri Lanka seeks investment, but China questions linger
Sri Lanka seeks investment, but China questions linger

A decade after the Sri Lankan Civil War, the country’s economy is growing fast. The government has big plans, but high debt levels — and high levels of Chinese influence — cast a cloud as the country seeks investors. You don't need to be an expert on international trade routes to look at a map and understand that Sri Lanka's location is one of potentially…

DW - Sep 27 23:57 GMT - more ... [ Tags: World, Economy, China ]

Sri Lanka\'s \'new Dubai\': will Chinese-built city suck the life out of Colombo?
Sri Lanka\'s \'new Dubai\': will Chinese-built city suck the life out of Colombo?
Sri Lanka's 'new Dubai': will Chinese-built city suck the life out of Colombo?

Iron cannons installed by the Dutch to ward off colonial rivals still line Galle Face Green, a grassy, mile-long promenade along the Colombo seafront. Further out to sea, within range of the guns, a new world power is leaving its mark on Sri Lanka’s capital. Currently, Port City is just a flat expanse of blank land jutting out into the ocean, growing a fraction…

The Guardian - Aug 03 15:43 GMT - more ... [ Tags: Economy, China ]

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