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Women’s World Cup: NZ refused request for police escort for Fifa president Gianni Infantino

The Observer 17 Aug 2023
Read more ... Infantino conducted much of his inter-city travel in New Zealand on a private jet, before making visits to New Caledonia, Tahiti, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Fiji, Tonga, Cook Islands, Samoa and American Samoa ... .

China sends spy ship to watch allied war games in Australia

The Times/The Sunday Times 24 Jul 2023
Tensions are rising over China’s influence in the Pacific — especially in the Solomon Islands, 1,000 miles northeast of Australia — and its threat to Taiwan.Sponsored ... Solomon Islands turns away western ships after Chinese pact.

US opens embassy in Solomon Islands to counter China

Caledonian Record 01 Feb 2023
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The United States opened an embassy in the Solomon Islands on Thursday in its latest move to counter China's push into the Pacific ... Solomon Islands embassy a priority.

Barnaby Joyce's urgent China warning as Beijing seeks deal with the Solomon Islands: 'A threat ...

The Daily Mail 14 Apr 2022
The deputy prime minister said said China’s attempts to 'dig in' to the Solomon Islands was 'a threat to your children and your grandchildren' ... Solomon Islands pro-China stance has been the centre of division for years among the local population.

Australia accelerates missile upgrade due to growing threats from China, Russia

South China Morning Post 05 Apr 2022
Australia’s decision to accelerate rearming fighter jets and warships comes after the Solomon Islands announced a draft security pact with China, leading to speculation about a Chinese military base in the South Pacific ... .

Minister is grilled about why Australia relies almost exclusively on China to make products that ...

The Daily Mail 25 Nov 2021
Poll. Should we make solar panels in Australia and stop buying from China? Yes. No ... Now share your opinion ... Previous 1 Next. Australia deploys troops to the Solomon Islands as... Jet-setting Chinese entrepreneur whose billionaire wife was... .
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