Asia’s largesse in Tonga threatens future of Pacific country

Asia’s largesse in Tonga threatens future of Pacific country

NUKU’ALOFA, Tonga — the occasions unfold at a relaxed pace in Tonga, A southern Pacific archipelago without any traffic lights or fast-food chains. Snuffling pigs wander dusty roads that wind through villages dotted with churches.

Yet even yet in this far-flung area kingdom you will find indications that a battle for energy and impact is warming up among much larger countries — and Tonga may become having to pay the purchase price. Continuer la lecture de « Asia’s largesse in Tonga threatens future of Pacific country »