Updated 0131 GMT (0931 HKT) December 8, 2020
Hong Kong (CNN)On October 6, news of a $50 million dollar investment to build a port in the Laotian town of Ban Mom led the business section of the Vientiane Times, a prominent state-run newspaper. In the second paragraph, readers were told that a man named Zhao Wei participated in a groundbreaking ceremony for the project.
Zhao’s alleged ties to the project
Who is Zhao Wei?
Why the port matters
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