Male, capital of the Maldives. Key shipping lanes pass through the tiny Indian Ocean archipelago. Photo: AFP Male, capital of the Maldives. Key shipping lanes pass through the tiny Indian Ocean archipelago. Photo: AFP
Male, capital of the Maldives. Key shipping lanes pass through the tiny Indian Ocean archipelago. Photo: AFP
Maldives

Why are China and India so interested in the Maldives?

Power balance between the two Asian giants may be about to shift

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Male, capital of the Maldives. Key shipping lanes pass through the tiny Indian Ocean archipelago. Photo: AFP Male, capital of the Maldives. Key shipping lanes pass through the tiny Indian Ocean archipelago. Photo: AFP
Male, capital of the Maldives. Key shipping lanes pass through the tiny Indian Ocean archipelago. Photo: AFP
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