Kiribati’s China-backed airstrip upgrade fuels political divisions in Pacific nation – South China Morning Post

Kiribati’s China-backed airstrip upgrade fuels political divisions in Pacific nation – South China Morning Post

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A China-backed plan to upgrade an airstrip on Kiribati is fuelling political divisions in the tiny Pacific Island nation, with opposition figures questioning Beijing’s intentions and the project’s purpose.Kiribati’s 33 islands are scattered across resource-rich waters that make up one of the world’s largest exclusive economic zones.The proposed revamp of the airstrip, which was used by American bombers during World War II, comes amid heightened scrutiny of Beijing’s outreach efforts to…Read More

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