southeast asia

southeast asia

South East Asian countries unhappy with Chinese investment

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In counties like Burma and Laos residents are upset with the influx of investment and workers from neighbouring China. In northern Laos, Chinese stores offer cheaper goods and have forced out many local businesses. Political scientist Kraisak Choonhavan says Beijing used to take care not to upset its neighbours, but today freewheeling capitalist investment has taken over. More FRANCE24 reports: http://www.france24.com/en/reportages