Arrow Artboard Created with Sketch. Artboard Created with Sketch. Title Chevron Title Chevron Icon Facebook Icon Linkedin Icon Mail Contact Path Layer Icon Mail Positive Arrow Icon Print Opinion Solomon Islands pact cements China's Pacific power status Recent controversy is just the first step in a long-running struggle April 19, 2022 05:00 JST | Pacific Islands A display case shows photos outside Chinese Embassy in Honiara, Solomon Islands, on April 2: China is here to stay in the Pacific.
© AP Richard McGregor is a senior fellow at the Lowy Institute.
The announcement by China and the Solomon Islands in late March that their two governments had concluded
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