Why are the Chinese interested in Tonga?


The domestic airport in Tonga’s capital, Nuku’alofa, was eerily quiet. The friendly cafe, where three years ago I’d enjoyed the delicious locally-grown coffee, had gone. And there was no sign of my plane.Waiting with me in the shade for something to happen was a young Chinese man, booked on the same flight, returning to his wife and grocery store on the island of Hapa’ai.

via BBC News – Why are the Chinese interested in Tonga?.