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Next Hambantota? Welcome to the Chinese-funded US$1.4 billion Port City Colombo in Sri Lanka

The building of a Hong Kong-style metropolis on reclaimed land in Colombo using US$1.4 billion of Chinese money sits uneasily with Sri Lankans still smarting from their last encounter with Beijing’s ‘debt diplomacy’.

5 Jun 2019 - 3:42PM

The building of a Hong Kong-style metropolis on reclaimed land in Colombo using US$1.4 billion of Chinese money sits uneasily with Sri Lankans still smarting from their last encounter with Beijing’s ‘debt diplomacy’.

Next Hambantota? Welcome to the Chinese-funded US$1.4 billion Port City Colombo in Sri Lanka