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  1. Winning over Oceania

    Posted Sep 21st 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu have made official visits to the capital. The co-author of a recently published academic report on China's expanding role ... buildings and airports.' The list is impressive and includes the headquarters of Papua New Guinea's Foreign Ministry, government offices in Samoa, a sporting complex in Fiji and extending ...

  2. Old spheres of influence

    Posted Jul 29th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... of the world has evolved at an equally confusing rate. Gone are the Soviet Union, Yugoslavia, Rhodesia, Western Samoa, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Zaire and Burma. The last-mentioned country ...

  3. A new sheriff

    Posted May 29th 2009, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... victory in the 1898 Spanish-American war. The defeat of the Spanish fleet in just three months gave it control of Cuba, Puerto Rico, the Philippines, Guam, Wake Island, Hawaii and Samoa. From ...

  4. Master of disasters

    Posted Dec 16th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... on Bhutan will be held. On any given month, he is on the road up to 15 days, shuttling between conferences and among the 42 countries his remit encompasses, from Iran in the west to Samoa ...



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