Tonga to begin repaying controversial Chinese loans explained by some as ‘debt-trap diplomacy’

Tonga to begin paying back questionable Chinese loans described by some as ‘debt-trap diplomacy’ Posted The Tongan Federal government will quickly start making repayments on questionable Chinese loans that critics have said saddled the small Pacific country with unsustainable debt.Key points: Two-thirds of Tonga’s$240 million external financial obligation is owed to China’s Exim Bank China…