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Sri Lanka partially opens troubled Chinese tower

Sri Lanka on Monday opened a massive Chinese-backed partially built tower plagued by corruption allegations, one of the white elephants started during the former strongman president’s regime. Construction of the so-called “Lotus Tower,” believed to be South Asia’s tallest free-standing communications tower, started in 2012 under the then-president Mahinda Rajapakse. But the project faced numerous […]