South Asia | Sri Lanka the latest victim of China’s debt-trap diplomacy
Hambantota port in Sri Lanka has been taken over by China for 99 years. Photo: Wikimedia Commons
Hambantota port in Sri Lanka has been taken over by China for 99 years. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Sri Lanka the latest victim of China’s debt-trap diplomacy

Beijing has been given a 99-year lease on Hambantota port as part of a debt-reduction deal, amid talk of creditor imperialism following China's buy-up of strategic ports in Piraeus, Darwin and Djibouti

December 24, 2017 10:52 AM (UTC+8)
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