Chinese President Xi Jinping with Indonesia's President Joko Widodo at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Photo: AFP

Debt fears, delays and land disputes: how China’s belt and road plan for Indonesia got off track

  • China’s high-speed rail project, linking West Java city of Bandung, has been plagued by delays, complaints of inadequate compensation for villagers and is now a central point of debate in the coming election
  • Fears have also intensified over the potential debt trap that comes with China’s global infrastructure initiative
Topic |   Indonesia

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Chinese President Xi Jinping with Indonesia's President Joko Widodo at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Photo: AFP
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