Bouganville turning Chinese?

In an atmosphere in which expansionist China is seen to be in everyone’s nightmares, it was only a matter of time before it was to be a likely bidder for that almost prehistoric mining relic, the Bougainville copper mine. By John McIlwraith

Bouganville turning Chinese? Bouganville turning Chinese? Bouganville turning Chinese? Bouganville turning Chinese? Bouganville turning Chinese?

It is the stuff of almost operatic drama – one of the world’s most profitable mines launched by what is now Rio Tinto, several years of great success then, oblivion.

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