The Chinese ambassador says Beijing is not treating the island region as a geopolitical arena - it’s simply helping to uphold ...
China’s acting ambassador to Australia says both countries can promote regional stability, as UK and Australian ministers ...
Changing allegiances in the Solomon Islands – from Taiwan to China – have made unlikely heroes for Australia’s right-wing ...
A port in Papua New Guinea? Submarines in the Solomon Islands? Combat aircraft at Kiribati? Australia has been warned to ...
Our influence in the region is not something we will willingly cede, but nor is it something we can expect not to be challenged by others with similar goals.
“Australia, which led a peacekeeping force in the Solomon Islands from 2003 until 2017 ... Dissatisfaction with the Australian troops and police was also voiced by right-wing foreign policy ...
Many are alarmed by China growing military ambitions with heated tensions in places like the East China Sea South China Sea ...
Beijing will send anti-riot equipment and an ad hoc police advisory team to the Solomon Islands ... between China and Solomon Islands,” he told reporters. Australia rushes troops to Solomons ...
It has stepped up military and diplomatic pressure ... This is a matter for the Solomon Islands government," a spokesman for Australia's foreign affairs department said in an emailed response.
The latest offer of support, consisting of Chinese police officers in Solomon Islands, is a demonstration of this interest. Tess Newton Cain: As Australia deploys troops and police, what now for ...
China claims the democratically governed island of Taiwan as its own territory and has stepped up military ... matter for the Solomon Islands government,” a spokesperson for Australia’s ...