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Episode 1242 February 4, 2021

Sri Lanka cancels port deal, education budget cut, China’s vaccine diplomacy

First, Arun Janardhanan, talks about why Sri Lanka has cancelled an agreement with India for the development of the East Container Terminal (ECT) at the Colombo Port, and how this could affect relations between the two countries.

Next, Ritika Chopra, talks about the education budget being cut for the first time in 5 years, and the consequences that it might have (11:10).

And in the end, a quick look at China announcing to provide 10 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine to the global COVAX initiative, and attempting to set up its vaccine diplomacy (22:30).


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Sri Lanka cancels port deal, education budget cut, China’s vaccine diplomacyFirst, Arun Janardhanan, talks about why Sri Lanka has cancelled an agreement with India for the development of the East Container Terminal (ECT) at the Colombo Port, and how this could affect relations between the two countries. Next, Ritika Chopra, talks about the education budget being cut for the first time in 5 years, and the consequences that it might have (11:10). And in the end, a quick look at China announcing to provide 10 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine to the global COVAX initiative, and attempting to set up its vaccine diplomacy (22:30). You can follow us and leave us feedback on Facebook and Twitter @expresspodcasts, or send us an email at podcasts@indianexpress.com. If you like this show, please subscribe and leave us a review wherever you get your podcasts, so other people can find us. You can also find us on https://www.indianexpress.com/audio.
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