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In Sri Lanka, the new Chinese Silk Road is a disappointment
In Sri Lanka, the new Chinese Silk Road is a disappointment

The concession was humiliating for Sri Lanka, while "the opponents of China, like India, painted the entire operation as a deliberate plan to acquire strategic positions in the region," Dufour said. China was suspected of intentionally strangling Colombo with loans at a 6 percent interest rate, which was much higher than the other lenders - such as the World Bank –…

AFP - Mar 25 13:14 GMT - more ... [ Tags: Colombo, World, China ]

Sri Lanka to get US$3.9 billion oil refinery next to Chinese-run port in Colombo
Sri Lanka to get US$3.9 billion oil refinery next to Chinese-run port in Colombo

A Singapore-based company and the government of Oman have pledged to build a US$3.9 billion oil refinery next to a Chinese-controlled port in what will be the largest foreign investment ever for Sri Lanka, officials said on Tuesday. The refinery will be a joint venture for the Singapore-based Silver Park International Private Limited firm and the Sultanate of…

SCMP - Mar 20 12:17 GMT - more ... [ Tags: Colombo, SriLanka, China ]

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