Pedestrians walk past signs for the Colombo International Financial City project in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on March 31. The Colombo Port City project is financed by China Harbour Engineering Company, as part of Chinese President Xi Jinping's Belt and Road Initiative. Photo: Bloomberg

India and the West are concerned about China’s growing influence in South Asia – South Asians should be, too

Rubeena Mahato says even as they welcome China’s investment, smaller South Asian nations should be wary of its impact on their environment and politics, along with the responses of India and the West

Topic |   Belt and Road Initiative

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Pedestrians walk past signs for the Colombo International Financial City project in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on March 31. The Colombo Port City project is financed by China Harbour Engineering Company, as part of Chinese President Xi Jinping's Belt and Road Initiative. Photo: Bloomberg
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