Category: Maldives

Sri Lanka turmoil points to China’s ‘new colonialism’


The surest way to lose an election in south Asia is to be too enthusiastic about China’s Belt and Road Initiative. Wherever Chinese influence has grown, governments have turned more… Read more »

Maldives election halts authoritarian drift: a blow to China’s sharp power


Maldives leader Abdulla Yameen conceded defeat on Monday to a candidate who has pledged to reverse the country’s slide toward authoritarianism, marking a setback for China, which had forged strong ties with the president… Read more »