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Jun 18, 2018

China seen flexing loan muscle as it pushes further into Pacific

In the gritty, steamy streets of Papua New Guinea's capital Port Moresby, signs of China's push into the Pacific island nation are inescapable. A Chinese worker stencils a logo for China Railway Group outside the new national courthouse it's building; China Harbor Engineering Group laborers ...

Sri Lanka declares state of emergency amid Buddhist-Muslim clashes

Mar 7, 2018

Sri Lanka declares state of emergency amid Buddhist-Muslim clashes

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Tuesday declared a nationwide state of emergency for seven days in a bid to curb communal violence after clashes erupted between majority Buddhists and members of the Muslim minority. Under the emergency, which was imposed for the first time ...