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Solomon Islands PM skips Biden summit to avoid ‘lecture’

Solomon Islands leader Manasseh Sogavare has explained that he had more important things to do than attend a White House meeting. Solomon Islands Prime Minister...

Samoa PM expresses concern at China port deal

Samoa has cautioned that Beijing’s contract with the Solomon Islands may “morph into something else”. The awarding of a contract to a Chinese state-owned company...

Earthquake triggers tsunami scare for Pacific islands

A 7.0-magnitude quake has hit the Solomon Islands, briefly prompting fears of a tsunami. A powerful magnitude 7.0 earthquake has struck near the Solomon Islands,...

How a tiny Pacific nation asserts its place between China and the US

The Solomon Islands has barred foreign navies from docking at its shores, showing it’s not willing to be anyone’s ‘backyard’. The United States can’t take...

China trains with its new security partner in Pacific

Chinese police officers have begun training their Solomon Islands colleagues, the island nation has announced. Chinese police have started training their Solomon Islands counterparts, the...

‘NZ committed to enduring partnership with Solomon Islands’ – Mahuta

Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta and Minister of Defence Peeni Henare today announced the extension of the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) deployment to Solomon...

This tiny island nation proves that the West only believes in its own ‘spheres of influence’

Australia and the US believe the Solomon Islands must not be allowed to partner up with China, showing a selective respect for self-determination. Russia is...

Biden Dispatches Team to Solomon Islands in Apparent Effort to Sabotage China Deal

High-ranking US officials are being deployed to the Pacific Islands this week as State Dept. spokesman Ned Price warns of “destabilization” if Solomon Islands...

China negotiates secret deal in South Pacific – media

Beijing would gain a strategic beachhead under a draft security agreement with the Solomon Islands, the New York Times reports. China has reportedly negotiated a...

Watch: Honiara on fire – Solomon Islands anti-lockdown protesters burn down government buildings

Australian security forces have been deployed to help contain violent protests in the Solomon Islands, where angry citizens have allegedly set fire to govt...

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