Saturday, May 30, 2009

Lanka highlights growing web of China influence

David Blair

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

(thestandard)An ally of Beijing has fought a bitterly controversial conflict to a final victory, while shrugging off international protests along the way.

India, the other Asian giant, is only 80 kilometers from Sri Lanka across the Palk Straits, yet it has been shown to have far less influence on its neighbor than China. Full text