Kalinga Seneviratne

Dr Kalinga Seneviratne is a Sri Lankan-born journalist, media analyst and international communications expert based in Singapore
Kalinga Seneviratne
Dr Kalinga Seneviratne is a Sri Lankan-born journalist, media analyst and international communications expert based in Singapore

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China’s belt and road extends to Kyrgyzstan, but are new transport links worth all that debt?

Beijing’s partners in Europe and Southeast Asia command much attention at the Belt and Road Forum, but there is much China-backed development in Central Asia – and much concern over whether Kyrgyzstan will pay back the billions it has borrowed.

27 Apr 2019 - 8:43PM

Beijing’s partners in Europe and Southeast Asia command much attention at the Belt and Road Forum, but there is much China-backed development in Central Asia – and much concern over whether Kyrgyzstan will pay back the billions it has borrowed.

China’s belt and road extends to Kyrgyzstan, but are new transport links worth all that debt?
China’s squeeze on Australian coal nothing to do with Huawei’s 5G ban. Really?

Beijing and Canberra have been quick to deny that politics is behind the delays that have hit Australian coal imports. To sceptics, it’s a case of protesting too much.

6 Mar 2019 - 5:09PM

Beijing and Canberra have been quick to deny that politics is behind the delays that have hit Australian coal imports. To sceptics, it’s a case of protesting too much.

China’s squeeze on Australian coal nothing to do with Huawei’s 5G ban. Really?
Opinion | The West is upset about Sri Lanka’s sacked PM, but it’s not about democracy
  • Prevailing media narrative does not reveal the internal tensions and external pressures that saw former PM Ranil Wickremesinghe sacked, while new leader Mahinda Rajapakse’s budget later this month could legitimise his rule
6 Nov 2018 - 7:06AM
  • Prevailing media narrative does not reveal the internal tensions and external pressures that saw former PM Ranil Wickremesinghe sacked, while new leader Mahinda Rajapakse’s budget later this month could legitimise his rule
The West is upset about Sri Lanka’s sacked PM, but it’s not about democracy