The medieval church cloisters in the small Dutch city of Maastricht are an unlikely setting for Chinese Communist Party influence.
Local councils in the Limburg province, struggling for cash amid an economic downturn, have been happy to accept assistance from Chinese community groups for repairs. The offers are genuine efforts at collaboration, combining the Chinese diaspora’s appreciation for European art with a need for investment in decaying buildings. Read more…..
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The UK’s relationship with China, the world’s second largest economy and most populous country, has worsened.