Chinese ambassador's welcome in Kiribati sparks debate, Walks across backs of locals

Updated: Aug 20, 2020, 04:37 PM(IST)

A picture reportedly showing the Chinese ambassador to Kiribati walking on peoples’ backs as part of an island welcoming ceremony has lighted a debate about outsider interpretation of local custom, as well as a geopolitical argument about China’s rising influence across the Pacific.

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