The East Coast Rail Link in Malaysia is among the projects suspended after the election of Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad in May due to concerns their benefits would be “lopsided” in China’s favour. Photo: Xinhua
Anthony Rowley
Opinion

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The View by Anthony Rowley

China’s belt and road project can’t cover Asia’s infrastructure needs by itself, never mind the world’s

Anthony Rowley says while China’s critics fear possible debt traps, they miss the point that only Beijing is taking serious steps to meet infrastructure needs – and even that’s not enough

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The East Coast Rail Link in Malaysia is among the projects suspended after the election of Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad in May due to concerns their benefits would be “lopsided” in China’s favour. Photo: Xinhua
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